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After nearly a century, North America’s biggest church is finally complete

The completion of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is just in time to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the laying of the basilica’s foundation stone in 1820.

2017.12.10.

Crowds flock to Knock in the hope that Our Lady would appear

More than 2,000 extra pilgrims were at the Marian Shrine, following teenager’s claim that Our Lady would appear at 3 pm.

2017.06.12.

Knock blesses pencil cases and exam students

“It is aimed at giving the students a sense of hope and encouragement but also a sense of calm and control over their exam process ... and to remind them of the idea that God is with them,” said Andrea Lynch, a youth minister at Knock.

2017.05.25.

‘Requiem 1916 – Marbhna’ performed at Knock

Those gathered came to “salute, to pray for and to remember the men and women of 1916” – Bishop Brendan Kelly.

2016.11.25.

80 Years of Knock Shrine Stewards and Handmaids

Speaking as the son of a Knock Shrine steward and handmaid, Archbishop Neary said he was “very conscious of the dedication which they bring to their work”.

2015.08.22.

Documentary on Knock seeks funding from public

“Similar to how 'One Million Dubliners' offered an exploration of Irish attitudes towards death, so Knock the Film will explore Irish attitudes towards religion.”

2015.08.12.

Nationwide Special to focus on Knock Shrine

Nationwide presenter Anne Cassin joins Armagh diocesan pilgrims as they journey through Knock with the Primate of All Ireland, Archbishop Eamon Martin.

2015.06.18.

Mass to be streamed live for St Anthony’s feast day

Hundreds of thousands of devotees of popular Italian saint invited to participate in feast day devotions via a live internet broadcast of Mass from the Basilica in Padua on 13 June.

2015.06.09.

Knock Shrine candles go online

Online prayer and candle service is similar to that operating in Lourdes and St Patrick's Cathedral New York.

2015.03.21.
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