Week of Hope… The Graan Novena to go ahead online


THE annual Graan Novena of Hope is to go ahead this year as planned, albeit by webcam. Beginning on Saturday, 28th February and running until the evening of Monday, 8th March the congregation of the Graan are invited to attend the much-anticipated Novena online. The Novena will be held each evening at 7pm except on […]


‘Lovely wee lady’ Lottie (105) passes peacefully


THE DEATH has occurred of one of Fermanagh’s oldest residents. Charlotte (Lottie) Johnston passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 31 at the Graan Abbey Care Home, Enniskillen, aged 105.  Mrs Johnston, formerly of Burnside Park, Enniskillen, had celebrated many milestone birthdays surrounded by friends and family. She had received a telegram from the Queen to […]


Birthday honours for charity and cross-community work


Fr Brian D’Arcy’s cross community work has been recognised with an honour in the Queen’s birthday honours list.  Formerly of the Graan just outside Enniskillen, the popular priest and broadcaster will receive the Order of the British Empire for his services to cross community relations. Fr Brian now resides at Tobar Mhuire retreat centre in […]