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The Pledge

Compassionate Lord and Saviour, you inspired the Capuchin Friar Theobald Mathew to show your compassionate face to those addicted and burdened by the abuse of alcohol or addictive behaviour and to promote temperance. May we today, continue to serve our … Continue reading

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The Apostle of Temperance Article

A recent article on Fr. Mathew, Temperance and Alcohol in Ireland. Apostle_of_Temperance

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Fr Mathew Fheis

Fr Mathew Fheis in full swing in Fr. Mathew Hall, Cork City. Congratulating all the contestants on their talent and the thanking their parents for their support.

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This Website commemerates the life and death of Father Theobald Mathew(1790-1856). Fr. Mathew was a Capuchin friar from Tipperary whose 19th century crusade against the abuse of alcohol gained him the title of  “Apostle of Temperance”. Fr.  Mathew’s call to … Continue reading

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