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Oct 10, 2014

Saint John Paul - 1979-2014


A large crowd gathered in St Josephs church on Thursday evening, Oct 2nd to celebrate and to remember the 1979 visit of Pope John Paul II to Limerick.

An exhibition of memoribilia and photos created great discussion afterwards, and there were queues to write memories into the 'memory journals' provided

 

Bishop Leahys homily is HERE

Maria Byrne and Ger Buckley kindly spoke at the start of Mass about their memories of the event. Gers words are HERE

Prayers of the Faithful from the Mass are HERE

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