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 annual National Grandparents Pilgrimage was once a huge success, and among the singers at the Mass was 13 year-old Ireland’s Got Talent winner Chloe Coyle. [nggallery id=8] “These are difficult times for people of faith. We have seen a church we love rocked by scandal after scandal. It is difficult to under-estimate the pain that the older generation have suffered,”…

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