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The visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to Knock Shrine in August 2018 as part of the celebration of the World Meeting of Families is warmly remembered by the thousands of pilgrims who gathered to greet him on that occasion.
The Knock House Hotel is celebrating 20 years in business since opening its doors in May 1999. Overlooking the beautiful grounds at Ireland's National Marion Shrine, in the heart of Mayo, a warm welcome awaits all guests stopping off at Knock House Hotel.
The Dublin Mint Office has launched new limited edition medals to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s historic visit to Ireland.
At the time of my appointment as bishop in April 1988, Ronald Reagan was President of the U.S.A. Mikael Gorbachev was in charge of the U.S.S.R. and the Berlin Wall looked impregnable. As all these have changed, it is inevitable that there is a change in Clonfert as well! After a little over 31 years since my appointment as Bishop of Clonfert, I am happy that Pope Francis has today accepted my resignation. The good news is that, despite the prognostications of some, the diocese will continue to have its own identity and its own bishop. Moladh go deo le Dia.
On Tuesday morning, Pope Francis announced that Fr Michael Duignan would be the new Bishop of Clonfert, to succeed the long-serving incumbent Bishop John Kirby who has filled the role for more than three decades. But who is the new Bishop?
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.
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.
A carefully modified Skoda Rapid will transport Pope Francis during his visit to Ireland.
Thousands of people are expected to travel from around Galway to Knock and Dublin this weekend to see Pope Francis, who will visit Mayo's Marian shrine on Sunday.
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.