Tuesday, 13 May 2014

May 2014

Back again after a break. Easter now is behind us. Busy month of May with its First Communions and Confirmations at St Joseph's Church. How fortunate we are when thinking of the awful kidnapping and holding of the Nigerian schoolgirls. It is hard to comprehend the suffering of the parents, families and the girls. Thirteen years ago I saw something of the pain of children and families during the months of the Holy Cross School protest in Belfast when attempts were made to  prevent 220 young girls going to their school. At all the weekend Masses here I spoke about the kidnapping and prayers were offered for their speedy release and return to their families.     A T

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