All-Night Vigil- Tuesday 7th December 2021

All- Night Vigil 2021, Knock Shrine

Vigil Theme: ‘Into the Light’


On Tuesday December 7th, to celebrate and honour the feast of the Immaculate conception, we will celebrate our traditional All-Night Vigil at Knock Basilica.

The Vigil will begin on the night of Tuesday 7th and run into the early hours of Wednesday 8th December.

The theme for this years’ Vigil is ‘Into the Light’.

For those of you who are unable to be with us in person, we invite you to join us online on our website or on our Facebook page.

The celebrant for the All-Night Vigil is Fr Richard Gibbons, Rector of Knock Shrine with guest speakers and music from Úna Nolan, Director of Music.



Vigil Programme


10pm – Midnight:             Confessions in the Chapel of Reconciliation

Vigil proper will take place at Knock Basilica as follows:

Midnight – 12.30am:        Rosary

12.30am – 1am:                 Testimony from a Member of the Cenacolo Community, Knock

1am – 2am:                        Stations of the Cross

2am – 3am:                        Holy Hour

3am – 3.30am                   Break for private prayer

3.30 – 4am                         Reflections

4am                                     Mass