Sr Mary Rose Gleeson of the Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary, Moore Abbey, Monasterevin, celebrated her 100th birthday.
The celebration took place on Wednesday, December 5 beginning with Mass in Moore Abbey chapel celebrated by Fr Liam Merrigan.
A party followed at the Clanard Court Hotel in Athy, where she was joined by family, friends and fellow sisters from Ireland and the UK.
Sr Mary Rose is a familiar figure in the parish, attending morning Mass every day. Everyone wished Sr Mary Rose good health and enjoyment of life.