Mary Reed's Blog (5)

War of Independence -- How the Nuns of Kylemore Saved My Father's Life

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Msgr. Patrick Carney

Msgr Carney is with the Church of the Holy Family in New Rochelle, New York

Sometime between 1920 when the Benedict…


Added by Mary Reed on April 25, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

A Big All-Irish Concert in NYC to Benefit the Benedictine Nuns at Kylemore Abbey

The Kylemore Abbey Campaign in the U.S. will host a very special Irish Concert in New York City on March 16th at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in the Village.  An all-Irish concert will benefit the Benedictine Nuns at Kylemore Abbey, County Galway, hosted by the New York City…


Added by Mary Reed on January 30, 2015 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Keeping Faith With the Benedictines of Kylemore

Sometimes you go in circles with a career before it feels right. I had owned an ad agency for eleven years before changing careers in 2001 and going into fundraising. I can now say that I feel like I have come full-circle careerwise and I am making a difference for something I have…


Added by Mary Reed on July 18, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Friends of Kylemore Abbey Reach Monumental Fundraising Goal

The Benedictine sisters of Kylemore Abbey in County Galway and the Kylemore Abbey Campaign in New York City are proud to announce that the goal for the new education center has been reached. Over one hundred gifts, mostly local donations, propelled the amount raised…


Added by Mary Reed on May 2, 2014 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

'One Great Irish Spot': Kylemore Abbey's Neo-Gothic 'Gem'

A true Irish spot, the small Neo-Gothic Church on the grounds of Kylemore Abbey, in Connemara.

You have to look hard for this special gem on the grounds of Kylemore Abbey in County Galway. Kylemore Abbey, home of the Benedictine Nuns since the 1920’s, is nestled at the base of Duchruach Mountain on…


Added by Mary Reed on March 8, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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