Archdiocese of Dublin Pilgrimage to Knock

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The Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock will take place on Saturday April 21st 2018, with the main celebration of the Eucharist in the Basilica at 3pm.

This is a wonderful opportunity for the Archdiocese of Dublin to gather as one large family of faith, united in worship and prayer.  Book a place through your local parish or email for more information.

We are Pilgrims” – Knock invites us to Healing and Peace




11:00am      Tea & Coffee available in St John’s Rest & Care as pilgrims arrive.

11:45am      Welcome from Knock Shrine Rector and Dublin Pilgrimage team in St John’s Rest & Care.

12:00pm     Workshops
•  Youth workshops with Knock team in Youth Space
•  Prayerful reflection on the spirituality of Knock in Conference Room, Knock House Hotel with Father Nigel Woollen and Margie Kennedy from Dublin Pilgrimage Team
•  Pilgrim walk around Stations of the Cross with Siobhan Tighe, Pastoral Worker, Archdiocese of Dublin

1:00pm        Pilgrimage Picnic in St John’s with tea/coffee available for a small donation

1:45pm        Opportunity for Sacrament of Reconciliation and or Eucharistic adoration

2:15pm        Talk by Father Richard Gibbons on the new Knock mosaic in the Basilica

2:30pm       Anointing of the sick in the Basilica led by His Grace, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

3:00pm       Pilgrimage Mass in Basilica

4:00pm       Outdoor procession, weather permitting

4:30pm       Departure



Numbers Travelling on Dublin Pilgrimage to Knock (as of 16 April)
Balbriggan – 57
Ballyfermot/Cherry Orchard – 41
Clondalkin – 55
Deaf Community – 40
DCU – 30
Donaghmede/Ayrfield – 60
Jobstown – 20
Lucan (St Mary’s) – 75
Lucan South – 50
Swords – 30
Tallaght – 50
Westland Row – 23
Whitehall – 8
Pilgrimage to Knock Committee – 6
TOTAL  545