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DIAMOND JUBILEE OF SISTER CATHERINE 0’BRIEN LIMERICK.
 

 DIAMOND JUBILEE OF SISTER CATHERINE 0’BRIEN

 LIMERICK.

THE DIAMOND JUBILEE OF SISTER CATHERINE WAS CELEBRATED ON SATURDAY LAST THE IOTH OCTOBER 2015 IN OUR CHAPEL AT THE REPARATION CONVENT. THE TWO CELEBRANTS WERE FATHERS OLIVER PLUNKETT A.D.M. IN ST JOSEPH’S PARISH AND FRANK DOWNES O.P. TWO GOOD FRIENDS OF OUR COMMUNITY.

SR. CATHERINE HAD THE PLEASURE OF HAVING HER SISTERS MAURA, JUNE AND BERNIE, BROTHER BRENDAN, NIECES AND NEPHEW IN LAW TOGETHER WITH FRIENDS AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS TO CELEBRATE WITH HER. FR. FRANK DELIVERED A FITTING HOMILY AND SR. CATHERINE’S FAVOURITE HYMNS WERE INCLUDED IN THE MOVING SERVICE.

ALL WERE INVITED TO A FESTIVE DINNER AFTER WHICH THE JUBILEE CAKE WAS CUT AND PARTAKEN OF. TWO SISTERS SANG A LITTLE DITTY IN HONOUR OF CATHERINE AND HER NATIVE DUBLIN.

FOR A SHORT WHILE THEN THE GUESTS ENJOYED THE COMFORT OF THE COMMUNITY ROOM AND TOOK ADVANTAGE OF A WALK AROUND OUR BEAUTIFUL GARDEN, THE EVENING BEING FINE AND SUNNY.

A FEW DAYS LATER OUR BISHOP BRENDAN LEAHY OFFERED MASS FOR CATHERINE AND AFTERWARDS JOINED US FOR A CUP OF TEA TO CELEBRATE THE GREAT OCCASION.

THE ATTACHED PHOTOS GIVE IMAGES OF THE WONDERFUL DAY.