Kathleen Thompson: Turning 100 years is God’s will in my life
Kathleen Thompson receives the Apostolic Blessings from Pope Francis on the occasion of her 100th Birthday. Photo: Supplied
By Natashya Fernandez
A Papal Blessing from Pope Francis, a special birthday greeting from Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB, a letter of congratulations from HRH Queen Elizabeth, and celebrations with family and friends was the icing on the cake for Kathleen Thompson who turned 100 years young on 13 April this year.
The devoted Catholic, Mrs Thompson says her strong faith is thanks to her grandmother’s Irish ancestry, the loss of her husband in 1963, leaving her with three teenagers and a toddler and her