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Last Sunday 2,945 candles were lit at Knock Basilica during a special Mass to remember all who have died from Covid-19 on the island of Ireland.
Local Authority Road Safety Officers across Ireland are asking the public to shine a light for road safety on World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, From 7pm to 8pm this Sunday, November 15.
Fr Richard Gibbons, PP Rector of Knock Shrine, has announced that the National Novena to Our Lady of Knock is postponed until perhaps later this year, depending on latest Government guidance.
Knock Shrine has placed it's employees on a period of temorary lay-off due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.