13 Nov 2014

First Irish shrine to ‘Our Lady Un-doer of Knots’ in Moyross

The Papal Nuncio to Ireland, Archbishop Charles Brown, will concelebrate Mass in Corpus Christi Church in Moyross in Limerick on Sunday with Bishop Brendan Leahy where the two prelates will dedicate a shrine to Our Lady Un-doer of Knots.

According to parish priest, Fr Tony O’Riordan, “This will be one of the first, if not the first, shrine to Our Lady Un-doer of Knots in Ireland.”
Our Lady Un-doer of Knots is a favourite devotion of Pope Francis and one that is gaining in popularity in Ireland and elsewhere.

Noting that a prominent theme in Pope Francis’ papacy is that the renewal of the Church must be connected to a move to the ‘outskirts of the city’, Fr O’Riordan said the shrine was a call to renew efforts “to improve the quality of life and opportunities for the people of Moyross, especially our children and young people”.

He added, “The Gospel call is to make the rhetoric of justice and fairness real in the lives of those blighted by injustice.”

The devotion to Mary Un-doer of Knots has become more popular ever since Pope Francis encouraged the devotion in Argentina, and then spoke about it during his first year as Pope
Continue reading from Catholic Ireland.net.

You can learn more about the devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary under this title HERE.

Reflection by Pope Francis on Mary as Our Lady Un-doer of Knots.

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