The annual Summer/Autumn pilgrimage to Máméan Mountain in the Maamturk Mountains took place on Sunday, August 5th. Turas na Croise, the Traditional Stations of the Cross began at 3.00 pm. Caoineadh na dTrí Muire was be sung in the sean-nós style by Mr. Joe John Mac an Iomaire. Mass followed immediately afterwards celebrated by Fr. [...]
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A great day in celebration of St. Patrick. The persistent rain didn’t dampen the spirits for the hardy pilgrims. Pictured at the reading of liosta na mairbh – Fr. Fintan Monahan, Celebrant, Fr. Barry Horan, PP, Rosmuc, Fr. Michéal MacGréil,SJ, Fr. Paddy Considine, PE, Rosmuc. Picture courtesy of Barry Horan.
The Diocesan Youth Council will this year host an evening of prayer and reflection for young people on Friday evening, June 17th. The event, which will be bilingual, will take place at 8pm on Máiméan and it is hoped that it will especially attract young people from the Connemara side of the diocese.
We would like [...]
Máméan is an ancient pilgrimage site in the Maamturk Mountains between the Parishes of Leenane and Recess. St. Patrick ‘Christianised’ it in the early centuries of the first millennium. Devotions are held there annually with Mass on St. Patrick’s Day, Stations of the Cross on Good Friday and Mass and Stations of the [...]
The annual Summer/Autumn pilgrimage to Máméan Mountain in the Maamturk Mountains will take place on Sunday, August 1st. Turas na Croise, the Traditional Stations of the Cross will begin at 3.00 pm. Caoineadh na dTrí Muire will be sung in the sean-nós style by Mr. Joe John Mac an Iomaire. Mass will [...]