The popular lady, who worked as a sacristan in Portlaw for many years, was surrounded by family and friends for a party at her home.
He rather showed it to her than to the sacristan .
While Mother rises virtuously early for sacristan duties at Little Saint Mary's church, we heathens opt for an indolent morning with the papers.
The sacristan is grateful for the generous response by all Mass goers to the recent collection at the Masses over last weekend.
The Churches did not signify the hierarchy through money; there was no difference in salary between a sacristan and a pastor.
My father worked in the church, so he was the sacristan , which means, he kind of cleaned the place up.
Alice Burke, sacristan , had the church looking splendid and was further enhanced by the floral arrangements prepared by her daughter Veronica Troy, Lismore.
Some churches require you to use their flowers - remember to ask the church sacristan if this is the case and expect to pay from €200 upwards.
Barbara Hall, the sacristan , comes in after night shifts at a care home to keep the interior spick-and-span.
She was also church sacristan at the Ursuline Convent for five years.