Event Calendar: Knock Shrine has a vibrant and varied calendar of events, offering concerts, spiritual retreats, workshops and themed days in addition to daily Masses and Ceremonies.
All-Night Vigil December 7th -8th
Counselling Centre Autumn/Winter Courses and Services
Important Notice: Knock Parish Church and Apparition Chapel will be closed from Monday 2nd October 2017 until April 2018 due to refurbishment works taking place. Masses will take place in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel and the Basilica. You can view times here.
Thank you for your understanding and apologies for any inconvenience caused.
45th Annual Eucharistic All-Night Vigil
Thursday 7th/ Friday 8th December
The programme for the night begins on December 7th at 10pm with confessions until 12 midnight in the Chapel of Reconciliation. The vigil commences at 12 midnight in the Basilica with Rosary, Candlelight Procession, Holy Hour and Stations of the Cross. There will then be a Mass at 4am on December 8th with main celebrant Fr Freddy Warner and concelebrant Fr Brendan Walsh.
St John’s Rest & Care Centre will be open all night to facilitate pilgrims who are attending the vigil.
For information on travelling to Knock Shrine for the All Night Vigil, contact the Knock office on (094) 9388100; Dublin offices at (01) 8733356; (01) 2898549 or (01) 8404247; or the Limerick office on (061) 8404247.
If you are planning on travelling to Knock for the all-night vigil, please visit our local accommodation page here.
Bereavement Support Group meeting takes place each Wednesday at 11am in the Family Centre, Knock Shrine. More information here
Public Mini-Vigils take place on the first Friday of the month
Confessions: 8pm-9pm; Vigil proper from 9pm until Midnight in the Parish Church. See the full list of dates here: vigil-list-2017
Traditional Latin Mass takes place at 5.30pm on the second Sunday of each month place in the Parish Church.
Other Upcoming Events
Kingdom of Revelations Retreat Day, Saturday 25th November
A retreat day will take place at Knock Shrine from Saturday 25- Sunday 26th November (Feast of Christ the King). The retreat will be taking place in St John’s Rest & Care Centre from 1oam – 4pm on Saturday and 12 noon – 5pm on Sunday. Sebastian Sales and Fr. Eamon Concannon will lead this retreat.
See full detail here.
Prayer & Reflection during Advent
The season of Advent will begin on Sunday 3rd December and end on Sunday 24th December.
The following events will take place on November 30th, 7th, 14th & 21st December:
‘Youth Advent Journey’ (3rd – 6th Class) with Knock Youth Ministry taking place from 6.30pm -8pm.
‘Advent Reflection & Prayer with Sunday Scripture Readings’ taking place at 4pm in the Prayer Guidance Centre. Find out more about these events here.
Sunday 3rd December
Mayo Roscommon Hospice Tree Lighting Ceremony at 2pm
Saturday 9th December
Blessing and Prayers for Expectant Mothers in the Shrine at 11.45 am until 1pm
Sunday 17th December
Christmas Sale in Museum Gift Shop. The annual Christmas Sale will take place from 10am-5pm in the museum gift shop with a reduction on Jewellery, Christmas and other gift items. All are welcome.
Thursday 21st December
The annual Knock Parish Carol Service will take place in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel at 8pm with refreshments afterwards in the Rest & Care Centre.
Drop-In Listening Service at Knock Counselling Centre
Available during the pilgrimage season at the following times:
Saturday & Sunday: 11am-5pm
The drop-in listening service offers people an opportunity to discuss difficult or challenging life issues in a caring and confidential environment. People attend single sessions to reflect on and discuss personal issues or concerns.
The drop-in service is available to any person or persons over the age of 18. There is no set fee for a session at the drop-in listening service. No appointment is needed to use the drop-in listening service.
Contact the Counselling Centre
Tel: (094) 93 75032 or email: email@example.com
Autumn/Winter at Knock Counselling Centre
See our wonderful programme of events coming up in the Autumn/ Winter. Find out more or book a place today.
T: (094) 93 75032