RTÉ GAA commentator Marty Morrissey, the former Bishop of Ferns Sean Comiskey and the mother of missing school boy Philip Kearns are among those who will speak at the upcoming Graiguecullen Novena.
The 12th Solemn Novena begins on Monday, April 24 and runs for nine consecutive Monday nights. The theme for this year’s Novena is ‘A time to pray, a time to heal‘.
This year’s speakers are:-
24th April Br Philip Mulryne, Former Irish International & Manchester United Footballer soon to be ordained a Dominican Priest.
1st May Fr Paddy Byrne, Curate of Portlaoise Parish
8th May Fr David Collins, Franciscan Friary, Killarney
15th May Richard Moore, Founder of Children in Crossfire
22nd May Sean Mullan, Third Space, a social enterprise
29th May Alice Kearns, Mother of Missing schoolboy Philip Kearns
5th June Bishop Brendan Comiskey, Retired Bishop of Ferns
12th June Maria Steen, Iona Institute
19th June Marty Morrissey, RTÉ Sports Commentator
Graiguecullen Parish, which is located on the Carlow Laois border, invites people during Lent to place their petitions in the petition boxes in St Clare’s.