Fr Kieran reflects on a busy week that has just passed, with the Sisters of Mercy inn Longford, remembering loved ones during the LARCC remembrance service on Wednesday, and recording Mass for RTÉ on Friday
Reflections from Fr Kieran
Fr Kieran shares his thoughts on a busy week here in Multyfarnham, a week of visitors, a friar recovering after a fall, and the return from Vietnam of Sean Cassin ofm.
Fr Kieran reflects on his recent guardians’ meeting and the return of singing in the friary church.
In this week’s writing, Fr Kieran reflects on the dual feasts of All Saints and All Souls. Thinking about the recent death of Joe McMahon ofm, Kieran tells us that, “we are all saints in training, because of the love that God has lavished on us in our Baptism.”
In sharing his thoughts this week, Fr Kieran comments on additions to the fraternity in Multy and the newly published book by another member of the Multyfarnham fraternity, Fr John O’Brien ofm.
In a week when the closure of the friary in Athlone has been announced, a friary that was founded in 1241, Kieran Cronin OFM reflects on the significance of this event, and on what is at its core, viz. : “the shortage of vocations to the Franciscan way of life.”
Contemplating Creeslough and comprehending tragedy. Fr Kieran shares his thoughts on this terrible tragedy and one of the ways in which the people who come here to Multy expressed their solidarity.
Today (Friday, October 7), we are launching a new section on our website - "From the desk of Fr Kieran OFM." On a weekly basis, Fr Kieran will contribute a reflection based on what he is thinking about this week and wishes to share with us and perhaps, encourage...
The beginning of October is always special for Franciscans because of the celebration of the feast of our founder, St Francis on October 4. We call him our “Holy Father,” the one who inspires his followers to be truly brothers and sisters to one another and all...