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CGA TO ATTEND LOURDES PILGRIMAGE LATER THIS MONTH

October 11, 2011

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…

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Pope Benedict’s Universal Prayer for Grandparents – Irish

September 27, 2011
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STANDING ROOM ONLY FOR GRANDPARENTS PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK!

September 13, 2011

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…

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‘Grandparents News’ Hits the Shelves!

September 13, 2011

The Catholic Grandparents Association has just published its inaugural Grandparents News, a 32-page magazine for members of the CGA and the public.  Retailing at €3, the magazine includes articles, poems…

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GRANDPARENTS DAY IN SCHOOL!

September 9, 2011

Pictured at the Grandparents Day in School at the St Colmcille’s National School, The Quay, Westport on Friday 8th Sept 2011, left to right: Máire Printer, CGA President; John Meaney,…

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CGA President meets with Scottish Singer.

August 29, 2011

During her recent visit to her native Scotland for the inaugural Catholic Grandparents Pilgrimage in Carfin, CGA President, Máire Printer, spent a lovely afternoon in the company of renowned singer,…

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HUNDREDS CELEBRATE INAUGURAL GRANDPARENTS PILGRIMAGE AT CARFIN GROTTO.

August 22, 2011

More than 300 pilgrims attended the inaugural Grandparents Pilgrimage in Carfin Grotto in Scotland on Sunday (Aug 21st).  The Chief Celebrant, recently retired Bishop of Aberdeen, Bishop Peter Moran, spoke about…

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GRANDPARENTS CENTRAL ROLE IN WORLD YOUTH DAY!

August 16, 2011

  The following is taken from the WYD website: Grandparents are being invited to participate in World Youth Day, not just watch as spectators. World Youth Day organizers have created…

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SCOTTISH GRANDPARENTS PILGRIMAGE A ‘FAMILY AFFAIR’!

August 16, 2011

The President of the Catholic Grandparents Association, Máire Printer, is in Scotland this week, ahead of our inaugural Grandparents Pilgrimage on Sunday, August 21st.   Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto in…

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HUNDREDS OF HAPPY PILGRIMS ATTEND PILGRIMAGE IN AYLESFORD.

August 2, 2011

Hundreds of people attended the inaugural Catholic Grandparents Pilgrimage in Aylesford Priory on Saturday July 16th 2011.  The event, though dampened by some inclement weather, failed to dampen the spirits…

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