Helping to pass on the faith and keep prayer at the heart of family life

Hunt is on for 10,000 prayers

June 24, 2008

Grandparents all over Ireland have been asked to put pen to paper and compile a whopping 5,000 prayers in honour of their grandchildren. An appeal has been sent out to…

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Grandparents day in Mayo school

May 9, 2008

Primary school children all over Co. Mayo are set to receive special visitors to their schools – their own grandparents. A grandmother is spearheading a campaign to establish Grandparents’ Day…

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Irish grandmother inspires the world

April 15, 2008

A Co. Mayo grandmother who ran Ireland’s first-ever National Grandparents’ Pilgrimage last year has inspired church leaders in countries around the world to run similar pilgrimages, following her address to…

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Grandparents nationwide to be celebrated

June 26, 2007

It is said that the greeting card people Hallmark invented ‘Mother’s Day’ and ‘Father’s Day’ as a money-spinner. Seems like they never thought of the possibilities of a ‘Grandparent’s Day’…

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Dana Statement

April 24, 2007

I am delighted to have been asked to be a part of the first National Grandparents Pilgrimage. I am not a grandmother myself yet but I had a very close…

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Irish grandparents to be honoured with new pilgrimage

April 24, 2007

Ireland already has a Mother’s Day and a Father’s Day, but now a Co. Mayo grandmother has launched a campaign to honour grannies and grand-dads and grandfathers – and the…

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