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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
Cashel Union now has own website

Cashel Union now has own website

CASHEL UNION OF PARISHES NOW HAS WEBSITE Click here to see the new Cashel Union of Parishes website. You can read about this historic union of five parishes, get details of services in its churches and read parishioners’ monthly newsletter detailing events and news in the union. The rector of Cashel Union is: The Very Reverend Gerald […]

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  June 5, 2017   No comments
Echternach Ecumenical Pilgrimage features in Luxembourg online news service

Echternach Ecumenical Pilgrimage features in Luxembourg online news service

This article was published in Chronicle.lu – the independent online news service in English for the international community in Luxembourg. Ecumenical Pilgrimage from S-E Ireland to Visit Echternach over Pentecost    Members of the Church of Ireland (Anglican) and Roman Catholic Churches from the south-east of Ireland will take part in an ecumenical pilgrimage to Echternach […]

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  May 31, 2017   No comments