To conclude our pilgrimage to Cork City we made a unique and precious pilgrimage to the grave of Little Nellie of Holy God. This heroic young soul should be know to all but may not yet be known to you. If you don't know of her, you can find accounts of her life here, here and here.
Fr. Willie Doyle, S.J., visited her grave in 1911. His account can be found here.
Little Nellie should be better known, better loved, better honoured. Her memory, like her earthly remains, seems to suffer the same fate as Holy God abandoned in the tabernacle.
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