Tuesday 6 December 2016

Anna Nolan: 'I knew nuns and priests who loved to meet for a snog - and some light petting'

Anna Nolan

Published 09/08/2016 | 09:30

Anna Nolan
Anna Nolan
‘I have reconnected with my Catholic faith as an adult after a long journey of endless possibilities.’ (Picture posed)
St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, which has been at the centre of controversy over the experience of seminarians. Photo: Arthur Carron

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin is not happy with how the Maynooth seminary is being run, so he has decided to send his trainee priests to the Irish College in Rome. Other bishops don’t seem too put out.

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By the sound of things, there seems to be a few shenanigans going on in Maynooth. Not only is there alleged use of dating sites, you naughty boys, but they’re all ratting on each other through anonymous letters and blogs.

“Dear Vocations Director, I was doing my weekly wash in the laundry room when out of the corner of my I saw Brother Whatsisname swipe right. No, he wasn’t swatting a fly, he was on dating site Grindr.

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