Faithcast Episode 12 - 2 May 2017

May 02, 2017, 03:14 PM

Faithcast is the new weekly podcast from, the news source for the Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference.

Presented by Brenda Drumm, Faithcast is a mixture of interviews and news snippets from the Catholic Church in Ireland.

In this episode of Faithcast, Brenda speaks to Father Richard Gibbons, Rector and Parish Priest of Knock Shrine about whether pilgrimage is still as popular with Irish people. Brenda also hears from Bishop Fintan Monahan, Bishop of Killaloe on why pilgrimage is important for people of faith.

This week's faith news focuses on a choral concert in Saint Patrick's College, Maynooth with the concert choir of the University of South Carolina; A Papal TED Talk; the re-opening of Lough Derg for the 2017 pilgrimage season; and, the publication of 'A Little Book of Ledwidge' , one of the latest offerings from Veritas.

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Episode date: 2 May 2017

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