Daily Archives: April 16, 2012

More of Catherine’s Dublin

A day of historical exploration! We walked the streets of Dublin, from Baggot Street where we have been based in the House of Mercy to those places where Catherine lived as a young child growing into womanhood. Catherine as a … Continue reading

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Catherine’s Dublin

Today our group of pilgrims will walk the streets of Dublin and try to see it through nineteenth century eyes. Much of Dublin is the same – the buildings are well preserved, many of the road are very old. So … Continue reading

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Dressing for spring in Dublin!

While the sun might be shining, and it looks like a great day out – one still does not go out unprepared for the cool (well, we’d call it cold). Do you like my new boots? And the hat! Very … Continue reading

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Catherine McAuley – the sympathy of God

Today marked the beginning of the pilgrimage proper! We gathered together, all 35 of us, in the House of Mercy – the house built by Catherine McAuley in 1824-ish to be a place where the poor children of Dublin could … Continue reading

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