Congratulations our beloved Archbishop and Patron on your 20th Anniversary.  We are blessed to have you, we pray for your intentions your good health and that the future brings you much joy, fortitude and happiness. With love and prayers from Catherine and all of us at the Catholic Grandparents Association.. There is a candle lighting…

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Friday 26th July 2013  Catholic Grandparents Association will be launched in the Philippines today the Feast of Saints Joachim and Anne Details of 2013 Grandparents pilgrimage to Knock Shrine announced Vatican to be represented at this year’s Irish pilgrimage Irish grandmother Catherine Wiley, founder of the Catholic Grandparents Association is attending the official launch of…

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On October 26th/27th October, as the Year of Faith draws to a close, the Pontifical Council for the Family invites all Grandparents and their families to a VERY special pilgrimage in Rome to celebrate with Pope Francis “The Joy of Faith” This is the first Pilgrimage of its kind ever and we hope that many…

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The Third Annual Southern England Grandparents’ Pilgrimage Saturday 13th July 11.00 am till 4.30pm The Friars, Aylesford Kent ME20 7BX Tel: 01622 717272 ( Follow signposts from M20 “The Friars” ) Contact phil@dioceseofbrentwood.org  or Katherine.Bergin@dabnet.org for more information.  Faith and Fun for all the family 

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We ask all members to pray for His Holiness Pope Benedict.   May God reward him with a retirement filled with peace and rest and we pray that the Holy Spirit will guide all the Cardinals in their deliberations and choice of our next Pope.

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At the request of Judy please pray for her daughter Rhonda and husband Tim and her nephew Billy and wife Kim who are having financial difficulties.  Also for her sister and husband Jim. Also for granddaughter and her three boys. Also for help in all things for all people.   For Monique who is having…

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Archbishop Fisichella, President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelisation with our President, Maire Printer and Stephen Gatt from Malta at a recent meeting in Rome to discuss the preparations for the gathering of all the movements and Associations of the Church which takes place on 18th and 19th May 2013…

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Ellen and Catherine in Archbishop Neary’s kitchen making a Christmas Wish for the Catholic Grandparents Association

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We are delighted to learn that 9th September has been designated as a ” Day Of Prayer For Grandparents ” in America. How significant that it should be the same day as our 6th Grandparents pilgrimage Now we have all the more reason  to gather to pray for Grandparents .. especially those who are sick..lonely..alone..separated from…

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Maire, our president, met Susan Boyle in Dublin recently and Susan,who is a great friend of the CGA, sends her very best wishes to everyone and the message is  ” Keep up the good work and God bless you all.”

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Catherine Wiley, Founder, and Maire Printer, President of the Catholic Grandparents Association are preparing for the Seventh World Meeting of Families to be held in Milan in May.  Catherine will address the gathering on the subject “Will our Grandchildren be Catholics?”

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The Catholic Grandparents Association were very saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Msgr. Joseph Quinn, yesterday.  Msgr. Quinn was a very good friend to everyone at the CGA since we started having Pilgrimages in Knock in 2007.  May his soul Rest In Peace.  Below is a prayer composed by Msgr. Joseph Quinn, P.P., Knock…

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