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Thousands brave the rain to see Pope Francis in Knock

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The rain fell at a steady drizzle from the early hours of the morning, but that did not put off the thousands of pilgrims who made their way to Knock Shrine to greet Pope Francis.

Mayo gets ready for visit of Pope Francis

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Knock Shrine is gearing up for the arrival of upwards of 45,000 pilgrims along with media from more than 30 countries for the visit of Pope Francis to the national shrine on Sunday morning.

Knock Novena in preparation for the visit of Pope Francis

This year will be the 41st celebration of the Novena and is such an important year as many prepare the way for the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to the Shrine as part of the world meeting of families in Dublin.

Knock Novena preparing the way for Pope Francis

This year will be the 41st celebration of the Novena and is such an important year as many prepare the way for the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to the Shrine as part of the world meeting of families in Dublin.

Relics of St Therese of Lisieux to visit Galway Cathedral and Loughrea

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The relics of St Therese of the Child Jesus and her parents will be in Ireland for the World Meeting of Families 2018. The relics will travel throughout Ireland and will be brought to Galway Cathedral on Thursday 16 August and Loughresa the next day.

Horrific Immigration policies in US need reparation

Well, Ireland won last Saturday in Melbourne so it’s full steam ahead for Sydney next week, now it really is a competition. Australia won one match and Ireland won another match and now, next Saturday, will be the decider.

Knock Church and Apparition Chapel reopen to the public

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Knock Parish Church and Apparition Chapel reopened on Friday having been closed for months for refurbishment works.

Moran confirms Minister for Education to visit Marist College in coming weeks

Minister of State for the Office of Public Works, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran has confirmed that Education Minister, Richard Bruton, is to visit Athlone in the coming weeks.

Knock gets ready for influx of pilgrims for annual novena

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The village of Knock is preparing for an influx of up to 120,000 to 150,000 people next week during the National Novena to Our Lady of Knock - which will run from Monday, August 14, to Wednesday, August 23. The annual novena at the Marian Shrine is one of the biggest events to draw people into the county each year and this year is no different. This year is the 40th year of the National Novena to Our Lady of Knock, the original intention behind the Novena was to recognise the unique role that Knock has to play in the life of the Irish church. The theme of this year's pilgrimage is 'Living Life to the Full' and there will be a number of guest speakers, and daily workshops along with services taking place over the nine days of the novena. Ceremonies will take place at 3pm and 8.30pm and workshops at 12 noon and 6pm each day.

Divine Mercy Sunday

Divine Mercy Ceremonies will take place on Sunday April 23 in Knock Shrine (12.45pm), Galway Cathedral (2pm), and Emmanuel House Clonfert (2pm).

 

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