When there is an empty chair at Christmas

When there is an empty chair at Christmas

It was lovely to get an honourable mention from a colleague, Clodagh Finn in her evocative article in The Irish Examiner this morning. Clodagh was writing about the void in her Christmas card list and the inevitable empty chair at the table this Christmas. Clodagh’s cousin, the late Sr. Lelia Boyle of the Presentation Order…

Sr. Lelia Boyle – An Appreciation

Sr. Lelia Boyle – An Appreciation

The late Sr Lelia Boyle of Presentation Convent, Castleisland, used to say that a person needed only five books in life – a dictionary, an atlas, a cooking book, a prayer book and the Good News Bible. She’d list them out on the fingers of one hand, then she’d laugh, with the greatest glee, if…