Third Sunday of Advent

Now deep in the preparations and waiting for Christmas with little over a week to go. Mary McDaid shares her reflection on this third Sundayalso known as Gaudete Sunday where we light the pink candle on the Advent wreath. Many of you know Mary well from the Island a member of the Lough Derg team for many years and she invites you to truly ponder on the meaning of the waiting in our hearts – Maranatha, Come Lord Jesus Come.

Category: Pilgrimage
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Lough Derg in County Donegal is a living place of pilgrimage with an ancient tradition. Legend and history intertwine in the emergence of St Patrick’s Purgatory as a famous pilgrimage destination on the very edge of medieval Europe. Each summer thousands still come to Lough Derg – some taking off their shoes to make the challenging Three Day Pilgrimage, others to find welcome time apart on a One Day Retreat.