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August 2015
Watch ceremonies online from Knock Shrine

Watch ceremonies online from Knock Shrine

You can now watch many ceremonies from Knock Shrine through our website and Youtube channel. We are streaming ceremonies live from the Basilica in Knock during the pilgrimage season each day at 3pm. You can also watch the ceremonies from

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National Eucharistic Congress programme

National Eucharistic Congress programme

Knock Shrine is to host the National Eucharistic Congress next month. The important national faith event, organised by the Catholic Church in Ireland, will see Catholics from across the country come together in Knock on September 26 and 27 to

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Basilica refurbishment company to feature on Nationwide

Basilica refurbishment company to feature on Nationwide

The managing director of a company involved in the extensive refurbishment project at Knock Basilica is to feature on Nationwide on RTÉ One television next Wednesday, September 2. Gavin Duignan is the MD of Irish Contract Seating, a Leitrim based

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Knock Museum celebrates Heritage Week

Knock Museum celebrates Heritage Week

To celebrate Heritage Week 2015, Knock Museum will host an illustrated talk entitled ‘Customs and Festivals of the Calendar Year’ by Clodagh Doyle, Curator at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life. This event will take place in Knock

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Knock to host National Eucharistic Congress

Knock to host National Eucharistic Congress

Knock Shrine is to host a National Eucharistic Congress next month. The important national faith event, organised by the Irish Church, will see Catholics from all over Ireland come together in Knock on September 26 and 27 to take part

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Pieta House founder speaks about faith, miracles and Our Lady at Knock Novena

Pieta House founder speaks about faith, miracles and Our Lady at Knock Novena

The founder of Pieta House, Joan Freeman, has spoken at the Knock Novena about how she was inspired to found her charity by Michelangelo’s Mary in the famous Pieta scultpure. Ms Freeman founded Pieta House 10 years ago, following the

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Full Knock Novena programme here

Full Knock Novena programme here

Download the programme of speakers and workshops for the National Novena to Our Lady of Knock 2015        

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Large crowds attend Knock Novena

Large crowds attend Knock Novena

Tens of thousands of pilgrims travelled to Knock from all over Ireland and abroad for this year’s National Novena to Our Lady of Knock, which came to a successful close on Saturday, August 22. The Novena started on Friday, August

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Head of national faith team urges parents to “reclaim their role” in faith formation

Head of national faith team urges parents to “reclaim their role” in faith formation

The coordinator of the National Faith Development Team has called on parents to invest time and energy into studying their faith and to “reclaim their role” in faith formation in the family home. Kate Liffey was speaking in the Basilica

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Peter Sutherland speaking in Knock on migration issues

Peter Sutherland speaking in Knock on migration issues

Peter Sutherland, the UN special representative for international migration, is speaking at Knock Shrine today (August 17) as part of the National Novena to Our Lady of Knock. Mr Sutherland delivered a very well-attended workshop on the theme of ‘Our

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