Category: Just a thought

Advent – The Season of Anticipation

Monday December 2nd 2013 | john

By Caoimhe Ní Chathail   As the first purple candle is lit and the month of December dawns, I can’t help but reflect on the weeks ahead. Advent is most definitely one of my favourite times of year. I have always loved the season, the season of waiting.   For me, Advent allows me to […]

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John of Michaela Foundation speaks at youth awards night in Raphoe

Monday November 4th 2013 | john

Raphoe youth receive Pope John Paul II Awards BY MIRIAM FITZSIMONS Ninety-four young people from the Diocese of Raphoe received the Pope John Paul II Award during the Raphoe Faith Gathering two weeks ago. This was the fruit of many months of hard yet fulfilling work in their local parishes and communities. The recipients used […]

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Stockists of Michaela Foundation Christmas Cards

Sunday November 3rd 2013 | john

Michaela Foundation Charity Christmas Cards may be purchased online at or  from the following outlets:   The Irish News, Donegall Street, Belfast (Available Now) Utopia Gift Shop, Fountain Centre, Belfast (Available Now) The Ironing Shop, 1c Market House, Omagh, Tyrone (Available from 6th November) Murphy’s Vivo, Silverbridge, Armagh (Available from 6th November) Ballyhaise Post Office, Ballyhaise, Co.Cavan […]

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The Fermanagh Michaela Girls’ Summer Camp

Saturday September 21st 2013 | john

Lorraine Murphy a leader at the Fermanagh Michaela Girls’ Summer Camp composed a poem about her week at camp. The Fermanagh Michaela Camp Seventy-one girls came walking through the door, None of them quite knowing what was in store, Tired, nervous, worried minds, Excited, energised – emotions of all kinds. Twenty-two leaders, of their dedication […]

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