"I wanted to be a footballer [soccer player]. I played until I was about 15 and I thought it was what I wanted to do. And then I realized I'd do something less meaningful - like acting."
"In one way, her profession was solemnly centered on the act of listening and trying to bring freshness to lives that are often broken apart by anger, by bitterness, by pain and by suffering."
Reverend Seamus Finn in his sermon at the funeral of 56-year-old Dr. Kathryn Faughey (whose father left Co. Armagh for America in 1916), who was murdered on the Upper East Side of New York on February 12. Faughey and Rev. Finn knew one another and had last met at a fundraiser for Northern Ireland at the Waldorf Astoria in November.