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Annual Eucharistic Procession in Cork marks 89th Year

posted June 23 2014

The Annual Eucharistic Procession took place in Cork city on Sunday, June 22nd. The procession which has taken place for 89 consecutive years commenced in 1926 when a group of business men in the city approached the then Bishop Daniel Coholan, with a view to having an Eucharistic Procession in the city to mark the Feast of Corpus Christi. Commenting on this year's Eucharistic Procession Bishop John... continue reading »

Young Adult Pilgrims in Lourdes

posted June 20 2014

Our young adult pilgrims returned on Monday from the six days in Lourdes with the Cork and Ross pilgrimage. They had a variety of experiences during the days from attending to the sick and elderly; singing at Mass; serving at Mass and at the Blessed Sacrament Procession; walking in the footsteps of Bernadette; carrying banners; pushing wheelchairs and much more - all done in a spirit of faith in... continue reading »

The National Day of Reflection

posted June 16 2014

Bishop Buckley is giving his support to a National Day of Reflection on Saturday, 21st of June. On this National Day of Reflection, we have been asked "to come together in whatever way we see fit to reflect on creating a future with less abuse".
It is hoped that over this weekend a Prayer or Reading etc. is said and dedicated to all those who have suffered abuse and if possible ring the Bells... continue reading »

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