The diocese of Ferns Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place annually during May or June
V Rev Matthew Boggan, PP
The diocese of Ferns Pilgrimage to Fatima takes place annually in October.Pilgrimage Director:
V Rev Denis Browne
Our Lady’s Island
Fr James Cogley PP
Phone: 053-9131167 Fax 053-9131699
V Rev Gerald O’ Leary
The Sanctuary of St Patrick. A place of Christian Pilgrimage since the 5th Century.
V Rev Patrick Cushen, Parochial House, Ferns.
Irish Pilgrimage Trust
The Irish Pilgrimage Trust is a registered charity in Ireland. Each year, at Easter, it travels on pilgrimage to Lourdes with young people with special needs. Every two years a group of cyclists travel through France to Lourdes – a different kind of pilgrimage to the Grotto.
Kilcuain, Clarin Bridge, Co. Galway
The Diocesan Pilgrimage normally travel in July.
Rev Roger O’ Neill 053 942117
Prayer Groups /Retreat Houses
Retreat/Holiday Centre, Ballyvaloo
The centre caters for both residential and non-residential groups.
Contact the secretary between 10 am and 1 pm (Monday/Friday).
Centering Prayer is a method designed to facilitate the development of contemplative prayer by preparing our faculties to cooperate with this gift.
Legion of Mary
President: Mr Pat Fogarty, Gaynestown, Cleariestown, Co. Wexford.
Spiritual Director: Canon Séamas de Vál