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A single candle can defy the darkness

Friday, 29 July, 2016

Today, we remember, with sadness and joy, the birthday of Catherine O’Donnell-Fitzgerald (29 July 1928 – 6 September 2015). Her generosity, wit and hospitality were legendary and her legacy of love is a permanent reminder that some families are blessed by goodness and some are not. It is true that when the sun has set, no candle can replace it, but it is equally true that a single candle can defy the darkness.

Blowing the candles out

“If you don’t grieve for the dead, how can you mourn for the living?” — John le Carré, Smiley’s People


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  1. Mary-Catherine Grogan says:

    Happy birthday in heaven. She is looking on us with many a prayer and sound advice. May she rest in peace. Amen