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The enduring legend of the Irish Madonna of Hungary

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An extraordinary thing happened in the Hungarian city of Gyor on St Patrick’s Day, March 17 1697. A painting of the Virgin and Child, brought to the city 42 years previously by Bishop Walter Lynch, a member of the esteemed Lynch family of Galway, began to ‘weep copiously’ during Mass. Despite having been wiped clean with linen cloths (one of those cloths is still preserved), it continued to exude ‘a bloody sweat’ for three hours.

Pilgrims and pilgrimage: on the way to eEaster

When in April the sweet showers fall

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).

A time to look forward, a time to look back

Well, Christmas has come with full swing hasn’t it? Shops, streets, decorations, TV, radio, everything is shouting out the same message - “Happy Christmas”.

The Story of Love sacred concert to be live streamed from Knock Basilica to millions of viewers

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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.

Echoes of the past - how far have we moved on?

So here we are again after another week of talks.

Divine Mercy Sunday celebrated on April 3

Divine Mercy Sunday is celebrated on the Sunday after Easter, the Octave of Easter, observed by Roman Catholic as well as some Anglicans. It is originally based on the Catholic devotion to the Divine Mercy that Saint Faustina Kowalska reported as part of her encounter with Jesus, and is associated with special promises from Jesus and indulgences issued by the Church.

 

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