Christmas Mass times at Knock Shrine

The Christmas Mass times and Confessions at Knock Shrine this year are as follows:

Christmas Eve (Thursday, December 24th)

Weekday Masses as normal at 9am, 12 noon & 3pm

Vigil Mass at 7.30pm in Our Lady’s Basilica

Mass at midnight in Our Lady’s Basilica and Shanvaghera

Midnight Mass for the Polish community in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel

Christmas Day (Friday, December 25th)

9am and 10.30 am in Knock Parish Church

10am in Shanvaghera

12 noon in Our Lady’s Basilica

St Stephen’s Day (December 26th)

9am in the Carmellite Monastery, Knock

12 noon, 3pm and 7.30pm in Knock Parish Church

December 27th

Sunday Masses as normal

9am and 10.30am in Knock Parish Church, 12 noon and 3pm in Knock Basilica

An afternoon of prayer

An afternoon of prayer in honour of St John the Evangelist will take place in the Apparition Chapel at Knock Shrine at 4pm on Sunday, December 27th.

Monday to Thursday, December 28th to 31st

Mass at 9am in the Carmellite Monastery, Knock

Masses at 12 noon, 3pm and 7.30pm in Knock Parish Church

Masses return to the normal winter schedule on January 1st, 2016.

Full schedule of winter Mass times available here.


Confessions are available daily in the Chapel of Reconciliation at Knock Shrine, from 11am to 4pm.

Confessions finish at 4pm on Christmas Eve.

The Chapel of Reconciliation will reopen for daily Confessions from 11am to 4pm on Thursday, December 31st.

For any further information on Masses and Confessions at Knock Shrine, please telephone (094) 93 88100.

Wishing all parishioners, pilgrims and visitors to Knock Shrine a peaceful Christmas and a happy New Year.