Random Reflections

fr.colum1Colum Power

My blog “Random Reflections”

Fr. Colum Power, born in Cork, Ireland, in 1965, is a Servant Priest of the Home of the Mother. He obtained a Master's degree in literature in 1991 and a doctorate in the History of the Church in 2013. He is author of A Touch of the Gardener's Hand, Honey from the Lion's Carcass, and James Joyce's Catholic Categories. He devotes his time to apostolic activities for the youth organized by the Servant Brothers of the Home of the Mother.

Friday, 27 May 2016 12:25

Death, Grief, and Faith

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Sr. Clare’s coffin had just been laid in its tomb. Her mother and her two sisters had waited two long weeks for her body to arrive home from Ecuador after the earthquake. Now, they were standing facing the open grave with the coffin lying in it. The mourners filed passed to offer their condolences.

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