Cork parish goes on pilgrimage in the footsteps of St Patrick

At the end of August, Michael Kenning, a Diocesan Lay Reader in Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, based at Carrigrohane Union of Parishes, led a small group of young men from Carrigrohane and Christ Church, Bray, Co. Wicklow, on a pilgrimage in the footsteps of St Patrick. Michael had been planning to walk the Camino Inglés in Northern Spain, but due to Covid–19, was inspired to walk an Irish alternative route instead!

The group walked the Saint Patrick’s Way in Northern Ireland from Navan Fort (Emain Macha), the ancient capital of Ulster, just outside Armagh City, to Downpatrick, the…

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