Skip to comments.Daytime Vandalization of Irish Carmelite Monastery Shocks Locals
Posted on 11/18/2019 6:58:05 PM PST by marshmallow
Dublin, Ireland, Nov 13, 2019 / 02:51 pm (CNA).- A group broke into an Irish Carmelite monastery during the daytime, vandalized its chapel and shouted slurs at the elderly nuns who lived there on Monday.
The poor sisters who live there play such an integral part of life in the area and its outrageous that a small group of thugs would target them like this, a local parishioner who regularly goes to the chapel told the news site Dublin Live.
The incident happened after 1 p.m. Nov. 11 at Star of the Sea Monastery in Malahide, about 10 miles north of Dublin City Center.
Fr. Jimmy McPartland, co-parish priest at the nearby St. Annes Church in Portmarnock, announced the incident to parishioners during a morning Mass.
McPartland said the vandals had desecrated the chapel. The gang had shouted very horrible things about the nuns after the vandalism.
The parishioner told Dublin Live the priest was visibly upset in reporting the news and the congregation was shocked.
"He mentioned that the thugs had said very offensive things about the nuns and there was possibly racist graffiti," the parishioner reported.
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The elderly nuns only lived there on Mondays?
Nobody knows what to do with an adverbial phrase or clause these days. They just drop them every-which-where.
I wonder what the “possibly racist graffiti” is - that sounds like the key to the whole event.
How dismaying to read of thuggery toward elderly religious women.
How is there racist graffiti in Ireland? The only big fight there is against the bastard English, and they’re just as white as most any Irishman!
Perhaps the vandals were what folks over there call "Asians" ...
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