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Count me out this once, says protest veteran

WOMEN have been called upon to stay away from Mass tomorrow. I have taken part in many campaigns, marches and boycotts but I will not be joining this one.

At mass tomorrow I will have the privilege, totally undeserved, to be with Jesus crucified. While in his infinitely merciful presence, I will have the chance to tell him I love him and how sorry I am for the sins that caused him such suffering.

Despite my shortcomings, I will be included in the joy and blessing of his resurrection. There I can place all of my family’s needs and the needs of the long, long list of people I have promised to pray for in the loving heart of Jesus in the holy Eucharist.

Do you think I would miss that for anything?

Kathy Sinnott



Co Cork


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