Mini-vigils are held in the parish church on the first Friday of every month from May to November and take place from 8 pm to Midnight. The programme for the evening includes confessions, Holy Hour, recitation of the Rosary and concludes with celebration of the Eucharist.
A Public All Night Vigil takes place on December 7th, the eve of the feast of the Immaculate Conception.
The programme begins at 12 midnight with confessions and ends with concelebrated Mass at 4.00 am.
The Public All Night Vigil takes place each year to mark the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. The programme for the evening includes the Sacrament of Reconciliation, Holy Hour, and Concelebrated Mass. The ceremonies take place from 8.30pm in Knock Basilica and conclude at 4am. The 2019 All Night Vigil takes place on Saturday, December 7th 2019 and the Chief Celebrant is His Excellency, Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, Apostolic Nuncio.
Donoghue’s Coaches Mullagh, Co. Cavan Tel: 046 9242091
O’Callaghan Coaches Killarney, Co Kerry Tel: 064 663 1095 Bus departs from Killarney with pick ups in Farranfore, Castleisland, Newcastle West, Abbeyfeale, Adare. Cost is €35 per person
Dero’s Coaches Killarney, Co. Kerry Tel: 064 66 31251 Bus departs 22 Main Street, Killarney at 3pm on December 7th with pick ups in Farranfore and Castleisland on request.
O’Connor Bus Hire (West Cork) Tel: 023-8849196 or 087-6167835 Operating a packaged trip which includes lunch on the way up and breakfast on the return journey home. Total cost €60 per person.
McBrearty Bus & Taxi Service Bridge St, Cashelcummin, Killybegs, Co. Donegal Contact: 074 9731056 Email: email@example.com
Liston Travel Monard, Co. Tipperary Tel : 087 6015483 or 062 47440 Please note that this service will also pick-up from the Limerick area – please phone to find out more or to enquire regarding a pick-up from your area.
Abbey Coaches Mountmahon, Abbeyfeale , County Limerick Tel: 068 31232 or 087 3966399
Donnelly’s Coaches Creevy , Granard, Co Longford Tel : 087 2487883 (Leaving from Carragh Church travelling through Granard, Edworthstown, Longford, Lanesborough)
Slevins Coaches Monilea, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath Tel :044 9372777 (Serving Mullingar and the surrounding areas)
This list will be updated regularly. If you are intending to bring a coach to the Vigil, we will be delighted to include your details here.