I Thank You Lord Both my father and mother came from a farming background. I grew up on a country farm and so was always very close to nature and the various sounds of animals and birds. I was the eldest of eight and christened Mary Christina. My childhood was delightful and I recall it […]
O Seraphic Father St. Francis, we venerate in you the living image of Christ crucified. Born like Him in stable, you did condemn a world which rejected Him; poor like Him, you did esteem no possession but those which are eternal; meek and humble like Him, you did count confusion and humiliation a joy; inflamed […]
We will celebrate the Feast of St. Clare this Tuesday 11th August at 10 am Mass in St. Clare’s Church. The chief celebrant will be the Most Rev Bishop Denis Nulty. Due to limited numbers allowed in Church the Mass can be viewed on our webcam https://www.graiguecullenkilleshin.com/web-cam/ Even though our doors are closed […]
Invocation O Most Holy Trinity, Son and Holy Spirit, we praise your Holy Name and the wonders of grace you worked in your servant, St. Clare. Through her powerful intercession, grant us the favors we beg in this novena. Above all, the grace to live and die as she did, in your most holy Love. […]
Dear Brothers and Sisters, The month of May is approaching, a time when the People of God express with particular intensity their love and devotion for the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is traditional in this month to pray the Rosary at home within the family. The restrictions of the pandemic have made us come […]
Mother Seraphine arrived in Graiguecullen in 1893 to found the Poor Clare Monastery. She was distressed to see the poor condition of the Parish Church. From then on a new Parish Church was as dear a project to her heart as a new convent. In 1899 when Mr. Governey in his great generosity, offered […]
Poor Clare’s Carlow invite ladies discerning a religious vocation to a Cloister Experience at our Monastery in Graiguecullen, Co Carlow on Saturday April 6th 2-5 pm.