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Bus Éireann Service #486 for 2024

15.May 2023.

    We are pleased to announce that Bus Éireann will operate Route 486 (offering a service from Dublin, via Enniskillen) to Lough Derg, one of the oldest places of pilgrimage in the Christian world during the Three Day Pilgrimage season in 2024. The service will operate four days a week from Friday, 31 May until Monday, […]

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Residential Retreat 2023

18.April 2023.

Sunday 11th – Thursday 15th June & Sunday 6th – Thursday 10th August   Where do I find God? How does God find me? Both of these questions have been asked throughout human history. Not often have the two been put together.   Structured around the Liturgy of the Hours, this 4 night retreat will […]

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Day of Friendship & Prayer

18.April 2023.

  With a break since 2019, due to pandemic related restriction, the ‘Day of Friendship and Prayer’ on Lough Derg will take place on Wednesday 17th May 2023. The Very Reverend Kenneth (Kenny) Hall, Dean of Saint Macartin’s Church of Ireland Cathedral Enniskillen will deliver the Keynote Address. As Saint Macartin’s is both a parish […]

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“Patrick is as a saint for all the world and a patron of victims of human trafficking” +Eamon Martin

17.March 2023.

Message of Archbishop Eamon Martin to the people of Ireland at home and abroad for Saint Patrick’s Day 2023 Today, when people from every continent like to trace even their slightest connections with Ireland and the Irish, Saint Patrick can truly be hailed as ‘a saint for all the world’. Our patron saint’s name has […]

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2023 Pilgrimage Season

19.January 2023.
One Day Retreats   Admission: €45       |       Booking Essential       |       Concessions available for groups August Saturday 19th Tuesday 22nd Sunday 27th September Saturday 2nd Wednesday 6th Saturday 9th Tuesday 12th Saturday 16th Sunday 17th Saturday 23rd Sunday 24th Three Day Pilgrimage   Admission: €80 / £70stg.    [...]
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We are hiring – new job opportunity at Lough Derg!

01.February 2022.

01/02/2022 Sanctuary of St. Patrick, Lough Derg, Pettigo, Co Donegal Job title:              Operations Manager   The Role:             As Operations Manager you will play a key leadership role and will be part of a dynamic team led by the Prior (priest in charge). Guided by Lough Derg’s values and working alongside the Head of Pastoral Programmes […]

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Bernard surprised us….

21.September 2020.

21 September 2020 Yesterday, Sunday 20th September, the Pilgrimage along the Lakeshore on the Lough Derg Pilrim Path resumed following the easing of Government restrictions on outdoor events on 15 September. The weather was splendid and pilgrims were in great spirits and really enjoyed the opportunity to experience Lough Derg in a very different way […]

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Anniversary of Fr Ragheed Ganni

03.June 2020.

Anniversary of Fr Ragheed Ganni Thirteen years ago today, June 3rd, a great friend of Lough Derg, Fr Ragheed Ganni was assassinated along with three fellow clergy outside his parish church in Iraq as they left from Sunday Mass. Fr Ragheed was on the Lough Derg staff for five seasons during his studies for priesthood […]

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The patient work of hope

22.April 2020.

In the spring sunshine nature abounds. A reflection on the simplicity of the little blooms in this out-of-the-way corner of God’s creation.

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The Fourteenth Station held by Mary, depicted as Queen of Apostles

11.April 2020.

The final station is held by Mary, depicted as Queen of Apostles. The moon under her feet recalls the crowned woman of the Book of Revelation, who plays her part in the great struggle with the power of evil. THE BODY OF JESUS IS LAID IN THE TOMB It was now evening; the long day […]

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