Tuam Archbishop Will Lead Pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick on Sunday

Apostolic nuncio will preach this year’s homily

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This Sunday, 31 July, Archbishop Michael Neary of Tuam, will lead the 2016 national Reek Sunday pilgrimage on Ireland’s holy mountain Croagh Patrick in Co Mayo.
He will be joined this year by Archbishop Charles J Brown, Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland, who will preach this year’s Croagh Patrick homily.
This year’s Reek Sunday pilgrimage takes place in the context of the Jubilee Year of Mercy.
The annual Croagh Patrick pilgrimage has been carried out uninterrupted for more than 1,500 years. Croagh Patrick has more than 100,000 visitors annually, with up to 20,000 making the pilgrimage each Reek Sunday in July.

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