History of Desertserges

A Short History of a Very Long Time at St Mary’s Desertserges, Co. Cork By Judith F. Hubbard-Jones 2008 Desertserges – meaning ‘Seargus’ or ‘Fergus’ hermitage. This hermit is thought to be a member of the Celtic Christian monastic Community at Kinneigh, believed to have been founded by St Colman around 617/19. We don’t know … [Read more…]

January ’08 News

Looking Back Youth Club On 16th November we had sixteen young people from the parish at the second of our occasional Youth Club meetings. I say occasional in two senses. 1) We are still new and feeling our way forward as to what suits in terms of regularity. The pressures put on young people in … [Read more…]