Norm’s Thursday Doors : 20 Oct 2016


Maynooth,

Church door in St Patrick’s College, Maynooth

This beautiful door is one of the side doors of the main Church at St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth in Co Kildare, not too far from Dublin.   This church is part of Maynooth University, which has been the Catholic seminary for the ordination of priests from the 18th century.    Nowadays, with the fall of in vocations to the priesthood worldwide, the seminary has expanded and is now also a university.

Church at sunset

Church at sunset

Besides the church, there are many beautiful buildings around the campus, and it is a beauitiful place for an evening stroll, when lectures are over and most of the students have headed home.

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8 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. cwaugh212
    Oct 20, 2016 @ 19:28:46

    Great post.

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  2. Norm 2.0
    Oct 20, 2016 @ 20:28:48

    Looks like a peaceful spot – thanks for sharing these 🙂

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  3. sultanabun
    Oct 21, 2016 @ 12:08:25

    I have a photo of my grandparents and parents and godparents and me, all standing in front of that door, after my baptism. Funny to see it pop up on your blog!

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  4. CadyLuck Leedy
    Oct 21, 2016 @ 17:14:38

    Joan, I especially liked that last photo!

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  5. Jean Reinhardt
    Oct 23, 2016 @ 20:50:31

    Lovely shots of Maynooth, Joan. My nephew has been studying to become a teacher for the past few years there and loves it.

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