Irish blessings are a beautiful and cherished part of Irish culture, loved and recited all around the world. These traditional blessings express sentiments of goodwill, joy, and hope, and they can be found in many different forms, including poems, sayings, prayers, and songs. They are often shared at special occasions such as weddings, baptisms, and funerals, as well as in everyday life, as a way to bring comfort and happiness to those who hear them.
- Jul 11 2022In everyday conversation, you’ll probably still overhear individuals saying things like “please God” or “thank God” out of habit. The reaction of shouting “Jesus, Mary, and Saint Joseph!” in response to a distressing incident is still, for certain people, a somewhat frequent response.
- "God made a wonderful mother, A mother who never grows old: he made her smile of the sunshine, And he molded her heart of gold; In her eyes He placed bright shining stars, In her cheeks fair roses you see; God made a wonderful mother, And He gave that dear mother to me." ~ Pat O'Reilly, Excerpt from his poem Wonderful Mother
- May 31 2014Mother Mary, during this the fairest month of all the year, may we always remember that you reveal to us the mother love of God and that the image of Madonna and child is also an image of God and us.