Pay and pray: Mayo church installs innovative new donation service

St Mary’s Church in Westport has installed new donation machines for locals and parishioners who wish to support their local church. The machines, which are located inside the doors of the church, will allow anyone with a contactless payment method...

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There will be a Novena this year, says Knock’s Parish Priest

For the first time in 43 years Knock didn’t host a Novena in 2020 but there are hopes the celebration will go ahead this year now that the Shrine has reopened. Parish priest Fr Richard Gibbon is “excited” to see...

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‘It’s easy to criticise the past and ignore what’s happening today’ – Achonry Bishop

Bishop of Achonry, Paul Dempsey
The Bishop of Achonry has criticised the political class for failing to learn from the past and of letting down...

Thursday, 04/02/21 - 2:50pm Read More

Former Mayo footballer dies in Los Angeles

The death has been confirmed of Fr Jimmy O’Grady in the USA. A native of Carrowena, Killasser near Swinford, Fr...

Friday, 29/01/21 - 12:53am Read More

Getting back to ‘normal’ is exactly what we don’t need

The main thing we know about these strange Covid times is how little know. We don’t know when the storm...

Sunday, 15/11/20 - 9:18am Read More

Covid fears lead Shrine to close its doors for busiest day of year

August 15 is usually the busiest day in Knock’s calendar but the Shrine will not open to pilgrims this year....

Monday, 10/08/20 - 12:02pm Read More

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