Entries by William Henry

Prayer for our Priests

O Almighty and Eternal God, look upon the Face of Thy Christ, and for love of Him Who is the eternal High-priest, have pity on Thy priests. Remember, O most compassionate God, that they are but weak and frail human beings. Stir up in them the grace of their vocation which is in them by […]

Light humour

Three priest discussing the split of monies collected on a Sunday during mass as between themselves and God/the Church. First priest said, I put all the money in one basket, draw a stright line with chalk on the floor, throw the money in the air and what goes to the left is mine and Right […]

Mary our mother, being without sin

Jesus was standing over the woman caught in adultery and challenged the crowd:- “He who is without sin, cast the first stone.” Suddenly, a rock hits the back of his head. Jesus turns and exclaims, “Mom!”  

GAA in Heaven

Two old men, john and joe, sit on a park bench feeding pigeons and talking about GAA John turns to Joe and asks, “Do you think there’s GAA in Heaven?” Joe thinks about it for a minute and replies, “I dunno. But let’s make a deal — if I die first, I’ll come back and […]

Brave Policemen

Three highly decorated police officers die in a wild shoot out with narcotics dealers and go to heaven. God greets them and asks, “When you are laid out in your casket, and your fellow officers and family are mourning you, what would you like to hear them say about you? The first cop says, “I […]

Continually complaining??

A man walks into a monastery and says “I want to be monk.” The abbot replies “Great! But you realise we are not allowed to talk except every ten years.” The man replies “Fine.” Ten years go by and the man goes into the abbot’s office. The abbot asks, “Well my son what have you […]

Fr. Albert

Fr. Albert Author unknown   Father Albert often told us that since freedom blessed our race, We ought all to come together and repair our meeting place.   Father Albert was very insightful Told of times when Mass was in secret It was a gift to have a church Regularly set out in his weekly […]

A mother’s death

The Corran Herald. In memory of Mrs Maria Regan, Carnacreeva, Keash, who died 2 May 1939, by her son Michael Francis Regan.   A Mother’s death The summer sun was shining, ’Twas in the month of May, The birds were singing merrily When mother passed away. She left her friends and neighbours And the paths […]