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 KnockPilgrimage@dublindiocese.ie 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.
• 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
Numbers Travelling on Dublin Pilgrimage to Knock (as of 16 April)
Ballyfermot/Cherry Orchard – 41
Clondalkin – 55
Deaf Community – 40
DCU – 30
Donaghmede/Ayrfield – 60
Jobstown – 20
Lucan South – 50
Swords – 30
Tallaght – 50
Westland Row – 23
Whitehall – 8
Pilgrimage to Knock Committee – 6