LCM Blog

A cross to carry

By getonline on 28-Mar-12 11:46

Nowadays Clare donkeys are pets who come to the gate for polo mints. In my young days they had a functional role and my grandmother owned one called Ellen. This donkey had a mind of her own and objected to...

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Motherhood

By getonline on 01-Jan-12 11:38

Our founder, Mary Potter had clear ideas about motherhood which were not merely romantic, or tied to Victorian idealization. Having had a close and loving bond with a strong mother of her own, she knew the pain of breaking its...

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Loss

By getonline on 22-Nov-11 11:36

Is it possible that loss and grief have positive aspects? According to Daniel O’Leary they do. He analyses the link between love and loss and the human capacity to love again: “…we cannot live without love and loss. They are...

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Moon walking

By getonline on 14-Nov-11 11:35

The moon has always fascinated people. Its regular disappearance and equally regular return to our skies, only enhance it’s charm. Pope Paul VI called it the “pale lamp of our nights and of our dreams”. How beautiful the exotic gardens...

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I arise today

By getonline on 07-Feb-11 11:31

Sr Anne Kilroy is a small, neat bundle of Loreto talent, a true daughter of Mary Ward with multiple gifts of mind and heart. In a long telephone call form Belfast on Saturday morning, we discussed our native Celtic spirituality....

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