WORLD DAY FOR GRANDPARENTS AND THE ELDERLY – SUNDAY 25TH JULY

 

Pope Francis has established a World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, which will take place for the first time on Sunday 25 July 2021 on the theme ‘I am with you always’ (Mt 28:20). Click below for resources for use in dioceses and parishes which have been collated by the Bishops’ Council for Marriage and the Family.

THE LOUGH DERG PILGRIM PATH

The Lough Derg Pilgrim Path on the lough shore is now open daily.

The full route is a 12km loop, with a shorter 8km option, and several information boards highlight features of particular interest.  Leaflets are available at the Visitors Centre.

A guided walk experience will be offered on Sunday 25th and Saturday 31st July, with Mass outdoors, weather permitting.

Further dates for these guided walks will follow for late August and early September. For bookings and further information email info@loughderg.org  or telephone 0(0353) 71 9861518.  www.loughderg.org

FAMILIES WALKING TOGETHER IN HOPE

ANNUAL PIONEER & MATT TALBOT PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK SHRINE 18TH JULY 2021

As you know, with current restrictions, capacity at Mass is very restricted and Knock Basilica is limited to a capacity of 200 people at present. Therefore, the Pilgrimage this year will be a virtual pilgrimage. The Pilgrimage Mass will be streamed online www.knockshrine.ie/watch-live and on the Knock Shrine Facebook page. Ceremonies will commence with the Rosary at 2.30pm. Fr Robert McCabe, Central Spiritual Director and myself will be present for the ceremonies in Knock.

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