PICTURES: 100th birthday celebrated in Monasterevin

Party at the Clanard Court Hotel in Athy

Leinster Express Reporter


Leinster Express Reporter

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.