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August 2017

National Novena to Our Lady of Knock begins today on theme ‘Living Life to the Full’

By | August 14th, 2017|Categories: News|

One of the main highlights of the Novena will take place on Monday 21 August with the launch of the World Meeting of Families 2018 programme ‘Amoris: Let’s talk Family, Let’s be Family!’

Archbishop Eamon Martin leads 150 pilgrims to Fatima marking the 100th anniversary of the Marian apparitions

By | August 11th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News Feed|

The pilgrimage began with Mass in the Capelinha, the chapel built at the site of the first apparition at the request of Our Lady.

Elphin diocese to host Triduum in honour of Our Lady of Fatima this weekend

By | August 10th, 2017|Categories: News|

A special triduum in honour of Our Lady of Fatima will take place in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, this weekend, from Friday 11 August to Sunday 13 August.

Pope Francis prays for peace following attack on Nigerian Massgoers and violence in Central African Republic

By | August 9th, 2017|Categories: News|

At today's general audience in the Vatican, Pope Francis appealed for an end to “every form of hatred and violence”, especially those “perpetrated in places of worship, where the faithful gather to pray”. Pope Francis [...]

Father Manfred Desalaers reflects on Edith Stein, Martyr and Patron of Europe, who died at Auschwitz 75 years ago today

By | August 9th, 2017|Categories: News|

Today, 9 August, is the Feast of Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, also known as Edith Stein, and marks the 75th anniversary of her death at the Nazi death camp in Auschwitz, Poland.

Pope Francis highlights God’s mercy as the “driving force of Christian hope”

By | August 9th, 2017|Categories: Featured|

Pope Francis continued his catechesis on Christian hope today at the Wednesday General Audience in the Paul VI Hall in the Vatican, reflecting on divine forgiveness as the "driving force of hope".