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As part of the ongoing Faith Renewal series at Knock Shrine, renowned singer, musician, and spiritual director Deirdre Ní Chinnéide will facilitate the Living in Hope day retreat in the shrine this Saturday from 10am to 3pm.
Knock Shrine in Co Mayo is getting ready for a massive influx of up to 150,000 pilgrims for the annual National Novena, which starts today, August 14 and continues for nine days. This year’s Novena has an international flavour. The Archbishop of New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, will be in Knock Shrine on Friday to perform the official opening of the nine day programme. His Eminence is leading a group of some 170 pilgrims from the Archdiocese of New York, who arrived to Mayo on Sunday morning as part of a historic first chartered pilgrimage flight by Aer Lingus between New York and Ireland West Airport Knock.
Early on Sunday morning (August 9), it was a historic day for Ireland West Airport Knock and Knock Shrine when the first transatlantic pilgrimage flight by Aer Lingus from New York touched down on Mayo soil ahead of schedule at 7.30am. More than 170 pilgrimage passengers were on the flight and they were greeted on the tarmac by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, who was on hand to witness this historic event.
Knock Shrine and Ireland West Airport are delighted to announce the first Diocesan pilgrimage from the Archdiocese of New York to Ireland’s National Marian Shrine will take place in August 2015.
Bishop John McAreavey, Bishop of Dromore, will lead the fourth National Grandparents’ Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Knock Shrine, on Sunday September 12.
Susan Boyle came to international public attention when she appeared on Britain’s Got Talent last year and made her dreams come true by shocking audiences with her truly amazing voice as she performed ‘I Dreamed a Dream’ from Les Miserables. More recently she made a very special guest appearance as part of Daniel O’Donnell’s concert at The Royal Theatre, Castlebar last Saturday night, July 24. Susan, who was on a private visit to Knock Shrine, received a total of four standing ovations during her surprise performance. Susan sang ‘I Dreamed a Dream’ and also joined Daniel O’Donnell in a duet of ‘Our Lady Of Knock’.
Knock Museum was this week highly commended in two categories at cross border Museum Awards which were hosted by the Heritage Council, in partnership with the Northern Ireland Museums Council to coincide with International Museums Day.