February, 1926, Sunday 21

Began the thirteen Sundays of successive Holy Communion. Tried to get all my lessons finished, but didn’t succeed. Arthur came up with Pattie after dinner and we had some fun. Pattie is charming, such a little ‘Miss’. After tea, Clarence Mangan, one of Mammie’s pupils,…

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March, 1926, Sunday 14

4th Sunday of Holy Communion. A sunny fresh Sunday always inspires me with new life. I long to be out in the country, where the pure wind is blowing, with the scent of the grass and the sods, and with the daffodils, ‘with the green…

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March, 1926, Sunday 21

5th Sunday of Holy Communion. As we get no ex. during the exams, I finished early. Wrote a letter to Julia, thanking her for sending away to Belgium for stamps. She has actually come to an agreement with a priest in Liège College that for…

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April, 1926, Thursday 1

Rose at 7 and went in Miss O’Brien’s taxi, who stayed with us last night, but on account of dizziness could not go to the service to the Cathedral. The ceremonies went off very well, though lasting 2½ hours. The choir sung the Kyrie and…

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July, 1926, Saturday 17

Yesterday morning we get a really beautiful and pathetic letter from Fr. Engelmann, thanking Mám for all her kindness to her, and expressing how lonely she felt leaving. I can scarcely realise she is gone. We got a merry letter from Fr. Pat, too, saying…

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July, 1926, Tuesday 27

To-day the two women that had the stall during the mission packed up and went. One of them, and she did scarcely any trade, was so kind as to give Lil two medals and two little statues for Mám and I. It shows how really…

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