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Exotic Dodder

By Sr Kathleen Keane on 22-Feb-16 16:23

We’ve gazed in delighted surprise at mandarin ducks on the Dodder.  Then tantalisingly they vanish; and we get tired of looking out for them, trying to appreciate our faithful mallards again.  Then, on a gloomy winter day, there the mandarins are...

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Happy New Year

By Sr Kathleen Keane on 23-Jan-16 12:44

I have been fascinated by this small person, born to Sara and Michael in Auckland in good time for Christmas. Her name is Matilda -already known as Mattie! She looks, in some photos, like an adventurous little soul. Just noticed...

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All are called

By Sr Kathleen Keane on 18-Jul-15 11:56

“The Christian of the future will be a mystic (contemplative) or he/she will not exist at all.” (Karl Rahner) This prophecy is being fulfilled today as more and more people are turning to contemplation.  This was once considered too exalted...

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Other worlds

By Sr Kathleen Keane on 07-Jun-15 12:28

It’s well worth taking a walk along the Dodder Road at dusk in June. Last night at 9.40 pm a small bright fish leaped out of the water, for a very quick bite. Almost immediately I hoped he was traveling...

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Gifts of Imagination

By Sr Kathleen Keane on 01-May-15 16:11

I recently shadowed two friends on their brief visit to Dublin.  In the process I learned about my own capital city.  Punctually one morning they embarked on their tour of the Writers’ Museum from where I was to collect them. ...

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