Among the recently deceased of the Newry Parish are …
Sometimes humour gets the point over most effectively – though one needs to take care not to convey the wrong message.
Among the recently deceased, I learn from this week’s Parish Bulletin, are
We offer our sympathy to the recently bereaved in our parish; the relatives of ..
Pearl Cully, mother of our esteemed colleague John, Newry Man of the Year 2006 …
We like occasionally to update you with births and deaths from the Parish Bulletin:
Our sympathy and prayers go to the relatives of the recently deceased:
Mona Cooke (nee Ruddy)
Malachy McCartan St Clare’s Avenue
Newry people abroad have it harder to access the Cathedral Parish Bulletins and so learn of the Recently Deceased – and the Newly Baptised. We like occasionally to offer this service by quoting from the latest bulletins. We quote verbatim from the bulletin and apologise for any unwitting error.
Officials in the Library in Memphis ordered the removal from the Crib display there of some figures it had deemed (on ‘politically-correct’ grounds, we presume) inappropriate. Perhaps someone had objected to the deification of a child born out of wedlock, the public flaunting of his parents, the prominence offered to strangely-dressed travellers – perhaps illegal immigrants. The infant Jesus, his mother, St Joseph and the three Wise Men were taken away.
There are Dervishes everywhere!