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
The pilgrimage season opens on 15th August, the Feast of the Assumption, and closes on 8th September.
Fr James Cogley PP
Phone: 053-9131167 Fax 053-9131699
The Diocesan Pilgrimage takes place annually in July
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.
Contemplative Outreach Ireland
Legion of Mary
An association of Catholic laity who serve the Church on a voluntary basis in almost every country
President: Mr Pat Fogarty, Gaynestown, Cleariestown, Co. Wexford.
Spiritual Director: Canon Séamas de Vál