Graiguecullen’s fifth Solemn Novena to our Lady of Perpetual Help begins on Mon 12th April 2010 and will run for nine consecutive Monday Nights.

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Novena Schedule

As with other years each night of the Novena a special guest speaker will speak about their work & how their faith guides them. �On each evening of the Novena, the Rosary will be recited starting at 7.1opm followed by Mass at 7.30pm

Speakers:

  • 12th April 2010 Brian Crowley MEP (Member of European Parliament)
  • 19th April 2010 Johnny Murtagh (Irish Champion Jockey)
  • 26th April 2010 Fr. Kevin Hegarty (Former Editor of Intercom and CC in Carne, Belmullet, Co. Mayo)
  • 03rd May 2010 David Begg (General Secretary of Irish Congress of Trade Unions)
  • 10th May 2010 Brian Coady (Manager of the Kilkenny Hurling Team)
  • 17th May 2010 Alice Taylor (Author of �To school through the fields� and other Best Selling Novels)
  • 24th May 2010 Bill O’Herlihy, RTE Sports Presenter
  • 31st May 2010 Mary Davis (Managing Director of Special Olympics Europe and Eurasia)
  • 7th June 2010 Mary Fitzpatrick (A Personal Testimony � Founder of Lost Futures, Limerick)

Intercessions

People are invited to place their petitions in the boxes provided in St Clare’s & Holy Cross.� These petitions will be placed at the front of the cross in our sacred place �and will be offered up in prayer during our Solemn Novena.