Made 381 years ago, the MacSwiney Chalice was used in the days of the Penal Laws in Ireland when the Catholic faith was outlawed and priests were hunted men.
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The archbishop invited Catholics to pray the Lorica of St. Patrick, which the saint prayed for spiritual protection, for protection against the virus. He also exhorted the country’s Catholics to prayer and works of mercy.