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An Taoiseach Enda Kenny presented a gift of a Harry Clarke printed canvas of the beautiful nativity window from St Patrick’s Church in Kilmaine, to His Holiness, Pope Francis, during a private audience at the Vatican on Monday. The framed canvas was inscribed as follows: "From the Nativity Window by Harry Clarke, St. Patrick's Church, Kilmaine, Co. Mayo. Presented to His Holiness Pope Francis by Enda Kenny, TD, Taoiseach of Ireland, November 28, 2016."
The Galway County Council has agreed to invite Pope Francis to the county at Monday’s monthly meeting.
Well, what a varied number of conversation items we have this week.
And so here we are, at a place in international affairs where it seems everything has been turned on its head. This week last year, as people gathered in Paris for a football match, to go to a concert, to enjoy life, we did not know the fear that would be used for much of the following 12 months.
A proposal to invite Pope Francis to include Galway on his proposed visit to Ireland in 2018 is set for discussion at the November sitting of Galway City Council.
A spectacular musical event celebrating God’s love for his creation will take place in Knock Basilica on Saturday and Sunday October 15 and 16. Entitled The Story of Love, this sacred concert brings together choirs from around the world, Italian singers and Irish musicians for a unique musical experience.
A global audience will watch the concert The Story of Love composed by Dublin-born composer and musician Willie Hughes, to be broadcast on Saturday October 15 and Sunday October 16 from Knock Basilica. The concert will be streamed live on the website of Pope Francis' recently launched prayer app. The Pope’s video for the month of October, featuring his prayer intention, will be screened as part of the concert.
A Salthill man who was ordained to the priesthood in 1982 was appointed diocesan administrator earlier this week.
His Holiness Pope Francis has this morning appointed Tuam-based Father Fintan Monahan as the new Bishop of Killaloe. This announcement was made today in the Vatican at 12.00pm local time (11.00am Irish time).
The announcement was made in Rome at 11am (Irish time) that His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the retirement of Most Reverend Martin Drennan, Bishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh, and Apostolic Administrator of Kilfenora, on grounds of ill health and on medical advice.