St. Mary's AI, Glencairn

St. Mary's Abbey, Glencairn, Lismore, Co. Waterford, Ireland

Reflections

What were our Cistercian founders about?

26 January 2017

THE CHURCHES AND CLOISTERS of abbeys like Fontenay and Thoronet, their mellow stones glowing in a setting of quiet woods, still speak eloquently of the graceful mysticism of twelfth century Citeaux.

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Strength To Be Meek: Chapter Talk for Feast of All Saints 2016

01 November 2016

Today, the feast of All Saints has the Gospel of the Beatitudes. We all probably have our favourite Beatitude; I want to reflect today on meekness. 

On Sunday last we had the story of Zacchaeus and

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Growing in the truth means learning mercy.  Reflection from St Bernard

28 February 2016

St Bernard: From the treatise on the Degrees of Humility and Pride (1119) 

Growing in the truth means learning mercy.  The Vigils reading today for the 3rd Sunday of Lent from St Bernard, written in

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Chapter Talk for the Feast of the Ascension

19 May 2015

Chapter Talk by Mother Marie for the Feast of the Ascension 2015 Reflecting on today’s feast of our Lord’s Ascension, I find at least four great graces to be celebrated: 1) The Closeness of the

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