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James Kilbane visits Foxford Church for an evening of hymns and songs of faith

Foxford Church of Ireland welcomes well known country and gospel singer, James Kilbane, for an evening of country hymns and songs of faith on Sunday March 6 at 7pm.

John McAreavey to speak at Knock faith event

John McAreavey is to speak about his personal faith journey since the tragic loss of his wife, Michaela, as part of a faith festival at Knock Shrine next month.

Have you a child for Holy Communion this year?

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Well don’t panic. Yet! Hopscotch is here to help. Communion buying seems to be getting earlier and earlier, no sooner is Santa gone back to Lapland than the pretty white dresses start to appear in the shop windows.

Ecumenical service

Mayo Roscommon Hospice Let Love Shine a Light ecumenical service takes place on Sunday January 17 at 3.45pm at the Rest and Care Centre in Knock. All those for whom lights are sponsored will be remembered and prayed for at the service. Refreshments served after the service. All are welcome.

Irish Muslims help local authorities in flood prevention measures

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Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth went to Athlone town this week to help local authorities and people to prevent flooding in the town.

Holy Door opens at Knock Shrine for Pope Francis’ call for year of mercy

Archbishop of Tuam Michael Neary has opened a ‘Holy Door’ at Knock Shrine as Catholics across the world have started to observe and celebrate Pope Francis’ historic ‘Year of Mercy’. The world’s media and tens of thousands of people gathered in St Peter’s Basilica on December 8 to watch Pope Francis open the Holy Door in Rome, a tradition that dates back to the 1400s.

A ‘profoundly personal and spiritual calling’, says busy diocesan secretary

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Since his ordination in 2010, Fr Martin Whelan has become a familiar face to the thousands who attend Mass in Galway Cathedral on a regular basis. In addition to his work as curate, assisting parish priest Canon Peter Rabbitte, he is also busy with his role as diocesan secretary. Fr Whelan is one of a new breed of younger generation priests who are firmly making their mark on life in the Diocese of Galway, Kilmacduagh, and Kilfenora

‘We don’t support you! We will not hide you, we will report you’ Galway Imam tells ISIS

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My dear Irish brethren, I write this piece with deepest sorrow in my heart that, once again, innocent people have been killed by those who claim to be Muslims and claim to belong to the faith of Islam.

Galway Muslims condemn Paris terrorist attacks

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The Galway Ahmadiyya Muslim community has condemned last weekend's terrorist attacks in Paris, describing the shootings and bombings that left 129 dead, as "barbaric" and "unprecedented".

How America hated the Irish exodus

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When Charles Dickens first visited the United States in January 1842, the popularity of his books was such that he was mobbed by adoring crowds, feted and dined as the major celebrity that he undoubtedly was, and was guest of honour at a famous Valentine’s Ball in New York attended by 3,000 of the city’s great and good.


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