Our Lady’s Sodality - A few days remain before the date of May 24th/25th of the Annual Pilgrimage to Knock by Our Lady’s Sodality members and friends. A last reminder to contact 71367, 76191 or 71448 for final arrangements.
Rosary - The Rosary will be recited at the Grotto each Wednesday evening during the month of May in Knockavilla at 8 p.m.
Church News - A leaflet published by the Irish Catholic Bishop’s Conference concerning the introduction of the new roman missal to be introduced at Advent this year is available at the church doors. Please take one and read it.
Knock Pentecost Vigil - A Vigil on “Healing For A New Evangelisation” will take place at Knock Shrine on Saturday, June 11th from
9 p.m. to 1 a.m. with Mass celebrated at midnight with Fr. Gabriel Kelly from Enniskillen as celebrant. The Vigil will be led by members of Youth 2000; Monaghan Charismatic Prayer Group and the Irish School of Evangelisation, Dublin. The Knock Summer Festival will be from June 24th to 26th at the Shrine. More information on that at a later date.
Centenarian Birthday - A nun, Sr. Aloysius O’Mahoney celebrated her 100th birthday at the Presentation Convent, Thurles recently. A resume on her life revealed that she had spent some time in Dundrum Presentation Convent as it was before the sisters left Dundrum. It is of interest to know that she was a sister to our former Parish Priest, Canon John O’Mahoney of Knockavilla Donaskeigh. Unfortunately Canon O’Mahoney did not enjoy the same term of longevity as Sr. Aloysius but he was highly regarded in his role as a kind and caring parish priest of the time. May he rest in peace and many more happy days to Sr. Aloysius.