The Bishop could never imagine, as a child collecting funds for the building of the cathedral, “a day like this, presiding here ... at this great banquet of life and joy and welcome”.
Nine students currently studying for the priesthood in the diocese - one of the highest number in the country.
The Church needs to be rebuilt, not just repainted or tinkered suggests Bishop of Derry.
Primate describes Knock as “synonymous with the sick.”
15,000 pilgrims in Knock for Feast of the Assumption and the Consecration of Ireland.
Feast of the Assumption is one of the biggest days of the year in Knock.
Cardinal to lead bishops in ceremony requesting Mary’s blessing on the Irish people.