Knock Basilica Re-dedication

Earlier I looked at Cardinal O’Malley’s Blog and notice he has included piece on his recent visit to Ireland, especially to Knock and Ballintubber Abbey.  Was pleased to see, in his post, some photos I’d taken!  More importantly I was pleased to see a link to a YouTube video of…

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Field of Dreams, Altar of Hope

I was in Knock yesterday for the Re-dedication of the Basilica.  An occasion worthy of the place and the “unspoken” message of Mary who stood with people, as she always does, when needed.  Cardinal Seán O’Malley (Archbishop of Boston) was the Principal Celebrant and homilist at the Mass. He spoke…

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Fourth Station: Jesus meets his mother

We adore you, O Christ, and we praise you.  Because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world. “Though your message was unspoken, still the truth in silence lies …..” this is one of my favourite lines from Dana’s hymn “Our Lady of Knock”.  It brings us back to…

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