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More than 50 people, eight of them children, were killed by the Israeli military, during Palestinian protests on Monday along the Gaza border, the same day as the US controversially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem.
The family of celebrated Attymass priest Fr Patrick Peyton have said no contact has been made with them about the exhumation of his body.
An organisation within the Church of Ireland is organising a prayer vigil on Saturday in support of an international campaign which is calling for an end to violence against women.
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.
Well, thank God, we are still basking in the kind July weather. Weather like this makes such a difference, in the most ordinary way, to everyday life, so let us hope for a continuation of same.
This year’s Women’s World Day of Prayer service will be held this Thursday, March 2 at 7.30pm in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Creagh, Ballinasloe. The service is open to both men and women and has been prepared by the Christian women of the Philippines. The theme for 2017 is ‘Am I Being Unfair To You?’, which was developed against a background of calamity, injustice, and poverty in their nation.
A group of young people involved in organising an evening of prayer at Galway Cathedral in the run up to the festive season will take to the streets to encourage people to remember the true meaning of Christmas.
A city based enclosed order of nuns has produced a book aimed at calming and nourishing the soul.
A congregation of nearly 300 people filled St Canice’s Cathedral last Sunday, to wish Reverend Elaine Murray the best as she gave her last service in Kilkenny before leaving for her new parish in Carrigaline.
The issue of whether a prayer will be said before the meetings of Castlebar Town Council in future was raised at the May meeting of the local authority. The councillors were discussing a number issues to do with protocol recommendations for the council. Cllr Frank Durcan proposed that before a meeting the members should say an Our Father, Hail Mary, and Glory Be to the Father. Cllr Eugene McCormack told the meeting that “maybe that is one too many” to which Cllr Durcan agreed that either the Hail Mary or the Our Father be said.