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Route 66 – September Sermon Marathon

Route 66 – September Sermon Marathon

Bishop Michael Burrows is planning a Rapid Road Tour and  Sermon Marathon from September 13 – 29th this year. He will be stopping at 66 places in the Diocese, giving a short reflection based  on each of the 66 books of the Bible, all on the theme of the empowerment of women through literacy. This […]

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  June 23, 2017   No comments
Mothers’ Union Festival Service

Mothers’ Union Festival Service

Mothers’ Union Festival Service The Mothers’ Union held its Festival Service on Wednesday, 31st May, in St. Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny. Over 160 members from all over the Diocese attended and banners representing all the branches were carried in procession at the service. This was a special event to celebrate 130 years or 13 Decades of […]

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  June 8, 2017   No comments
HOPPING PROCESSION IN ECHTERNACH

HOPPING PROCESSION IN ECHTERNACH

The Annual St Willibrord Hopping Procession attracts visitors from far and wide, not unlike the festive atmosphere of St Patrick’s Day in Ireland. Pilgrims from this Diocese gathered on Tuesday last with about 12,000 other Christians from Roman Catholic, Anglican, Old Catholic and Orthodox traditions to remember the life of St Willibrord and celebrate the […]

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  June 8, 2017   No comments
Leighlin Pilgrimage to Echternach – presentation to Irish Ambassador to Luxembourg

Leighlin Pilgrimage to Echternach – presentation to Irish Ambassador to Luxembourg

His Excellency, Mr Peadar Carpenter, the Irish Ambassador to Luxembourg hosted a reception in Echternach Youth Hostel for the pilgrims from Cashel, Ferns & Ossory, Leighlin & Kildare following in the footsteps of St Willibrord. The talented Presentation Band gave a rousing performance of the National Anthem and the ‘local anthem’ Follow Me Up To Carlow , […]

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  June 6, 2017   No comments
St Willibrord Ecumenical Pilgrimage taking place now

St Willibrord Ecumenical Pilgrimage taking place now

The Saint Willibrord Ecumenical Pilgrimage is currently underway in Echternach, Luxembourg, led by Bishops Denis Nulty and Michael Burrows. St Willibrord was educated in County Carlow. The Leiglin pilgrimage group flew out on Sunday, 4 June from Dublin Airport. The group worshipped in Trier Cathedral yesterday.  This cathedral, in the Moselle wine region of Germany, […]

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  June 5, 2017   No comments