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Pope to young people “listen to your grandparents” Vatican Radio

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Monday encouraged young Catholics to cultivate their relationships with their grandparents. Addressing  a group of young people who belong to an Italian Catholic lay association called ‘Azione Cattolica Italiana’, the Pope spoke of the joy

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Catherine Wiley founder of The CGA interviewed by EWTN

Catholic Grandparents overjoyed at Dublin venue for World Meeting of Families 2018 ‘Grandparents will be out in force for Pope Francis’ The Catholic Grandparents Association (CGA) has welcomed news that Dublin is to be the venue for the 2018 World

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Press News – Irish Catholic & The Herald

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Sacred Space102fm Radio Interview

On this week’s programme we have an interview with Máire Printer from the Catholic Grandparents Association. We have our regular reflection on the Sunday gospel as well as some other odds and ends. Click here to listen to the interview

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A wonderful day at the 6th Catholic Grandparents Pilgrimage.

Here are some pictures from Sunday.  We will have a full report shortly….

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Pope Benedict’s Universal Prayer for Grandparents – Irish

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It was standing room only at the Basilica of Our Lady of Knock last Sunday for the annual National Grandparents Pilgrimage organised by the Catholic Grandparents Association.  Homilist, Fr Benny MacHale, spoke about the unique relationship between children and their

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Grandparents commended for being ‘foul-weather friends’

Over 10,000 grandparents, grandfathers and their families from all over Ireland converged on Knock Shrine, Co. Mayo, today (SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12TH) to celebrate their Catholic faith – and they were commended for being ‘foul-weather friends’ of the Church. The fourth

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Pilgrimages: Knock, Ireland 2010

Ireland National Grandparents Pilgrimage 3rd Annual National Grandparents Pilgrimage Date: Sunday 12th September 2010 Location: Our Lady Of Knock Shrine, Knock, Co. Mayo Led by Bishop John McAreavey, Bishop of Dromore – Guest Singers: Mr Michael English & Dana and

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Pope Benedict’s Prayer for Grandparents
Pope Benedict’s Prayer for Grandparents

The Grandparents prayer cannot be reproduced without permission from the Catholic Grandparents Association​