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Thirty years ago, Athlone woman Marion Carroll arrived at Knock Shrine in a stretcher suffering from multiple sclerosis. During the Mass she received benediction with the Blessed Sacrament and her sight and speech was restored and she began to walk. At the weekend she returned to Knock to hear Archbishop Neary pronounce that “today the…

Introducing some of the liturgical elements featuring during WMOF2018 is Fr Damien McNeice, head of the Liturgy Committee. This includes the vestments worn during Masses, chalices, ciboria, the processional cross and the penal cross that will be on the altar during the Papal Mass in the Phoenix Park on August 26. Beside the new green…

After a few weeks’ hiatus, Episode 16 of the Irish Catholic Podcast brings John Quinn into conversation with Deacon Noel Ryan of Balinteer Parish in Dublin. Part personal testimony, part demystifying the ministry of the Permanent Deaconate, this chat sheds light into this historically important ministry, and looks at the role Deacons have to play…