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Fantastic First Pilgrimage for Families & Grandparents in Rome

The most wonderful, fantastic First Pilgrimage for Families and Grandparents in Rome was a huge success. As quoted by our Holy Father Pope Francis. “Grandparents are the wisdom in the family and grandchildren should listen to their grandparents”  

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Mass for Grandparents at Divine Mercy

On Sunday, September 8th the Mass for Grandparents at Divine Mercy was celebrated. More than 300 worshipers, along with Springfield Bishop Timothy A. McDonnell, celebrated National Grandparents Day Sept. 8 at The National Shrine of The Divine Mercy here. Prayers,

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Huge Crowds in Attendance for Knock Shrine

On Sunday, September 8th the 10 anniversary of the founding of the Catholic Grandparents Association was celebrated at Our Lady’s Shrine, Knock.  Huge crowds, up to 10,000 were in attendance.  Sr. Breege McKenna was the key note speaker.  Thanks to

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Congratulations to Fr. Richard

We were absolutely delighted to hear the news that Fr. Richard, Knock Shrine was appointed as new Parish Priest of Knock in succession to the late Msgr. Joseph Quinn. 

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The CGA has been invited and will attend the Rendez-Vous Familles pilgrimage in Lourdes at the end of the month (Oct 29-30).  The pilgrimage is a celebration of the generations and is being led by Bishop Perrier, Bishop of Lourdes. 

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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​