Event Calendar


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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.

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2017 Pilgrimage Season at Knock Shrine

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The official Pilgrimage Season at Knock takes place from Sunday 30th April – 8th October.

Masses & Ceremonies

Organised Pilgrimages 2017

Weekly Events

Bereavement Support Group meeting takes place each Wednesday at 11am in the Family Centre, Knock Shrine. More information here

Candlelight Rosary Procession every Thursday evening at 9pm (throughout June, July & August)

Monthly Events

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


Book Signing Padre Pio: Irish Encounters with the Saint’ by No. 1 bestselling author Colm Keane
Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 September

No. 1 bestselling author Colm Keane and wife Una O’Hagan (RTÉ newscaster) will be in the Shrine Bookshop on Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th September from 12 noon – 3pm for a signing of Colm’s latest book which is now available to purchase online.


Handel’s ‘Messiah’ at Knock Basilica
Saturday 18 November 2017

Saturday 18th November at 7.30pm (doors 6.30pm) sees the return of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra to present Handel’s ‘iconic’ Messiah at Knock Basilica. Conducted by Proinnsías Ó Duinn with soloists, Soprano Claudia Boyle, Alto Anne Marie Gibbons, Tenor Julian Hubbard and Bass Christopher Cull together with Our Lady’s Choral Society, Cór Mhaigh Eo and Ballina Chamber Choir.  Presented by Liz Nolan, RTE Lyric FM.

Tickets (€30 and €25) available now at www.knockmessiah.com and at the Witness to Hope office Knock Shrine and Downtown Records Castlebar & Westport.


National Traditional Pilgrimage to Knock
Saturday 2 September
Event Details:
Missa Cantata at 2pm followed by Stations of the Cross and Traditional Benediction. All taking place in the Parish Church


Drop-In Listening Service at Knock Counselling Centre

Available during the pilgrimage season at the following times:

Thursday: 10am-5pm
Friday: 2pm-5pm
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: counsellingteam@knockshrine.ie

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
E: counsellingteam@knockshrine.ie

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