Countdown to Dublin: Our Lady of Knock

Posted August 17, 2018 8:22 pm by Kristina Glicksman

Countdown to Dublin: Our Lady of Knock

The Apparition Chapel at Knock Shrine, Co Mayo, Ireland (Photo credit: Bro. Jeffrey Pioquinto, SJ)
One rainy day in Ireland
It was an ordinary Thursday evening in 1879 in the village of Knock in the northwest of Ireland. Mary McLoughlin, housekeeper to the parish priest, went out to visit a neighbour, a widow by the name of Margaret Byrne. As she passed by the chapel, she noticed some figures against the south wall that she had never seen before: they appeared to be the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Joseph, and a bishop. There was an altar, too, and all were surrounded by

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