Event Calendar

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Knock Shrine has a vibrant and varied calendar of events offering concerts, spiritual retreats, workshops, pilgrimages and themed days in addition to daily Masses and Ceremonies


Upcoming Events

Find out about daily Mass Times & Ceremonies

Weekly Events

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

Organised Pilgrimages take place each weekend and other selected dates throughout the Pilgrimage Season – see the full list here


Monthly Events

Public Mini-Vigils take place on the first Friday of the month from May – December
Confessions: 8pm-9pm; Vigil from 9pm until Midnight in the Basilica. See the full list of dates here: Vigils 2018

Traditional Latin Mass  takes  place at 5.30pm on the second Sunday of each month place in the Parish Church.



Winter Mass Times

Valid from Monday 15th October, 2018 – Sunday 28th April, 2019

Eve of Sundays and Holydays
7.30pm in Parish Church
9.00am Parish Church
10.30am Parish Church
12.00 noon Basilica
3.00pm Basilica

9.00am Parish Church
12.00noon Parish Church
3.00pm Parish Church
7.30pm Parish Church 

Daily from 11.00am – 4.00pm in the Chapel of Reconciliation 
Adoration is also held in Chapel of Reconciliation from 11.00am until 4.00pm each day until the beginning of next season.


Christmas Masses

Mass on Christmas Eve will take place at 7.30pm and Midnight in the Basilica.

Further Masses during Christmas Week will be confirmed in due course. 


Parish Carol Service

The Parish Carol Service will be held on Thursday December 20 at 8.00pm in the Parish Church, with refreshments afterwards in the Rest & Care Centre.

Confessions will be available up until 4pm on Christmas Eve (closed thereafter until Sunday 30th December 2018)

Masses are streamed live each day. To watch Mass, please visit our Watch page.

See further information on Winter Opening Times



Week of Guided Prayer – A Present to Yourself for Advent!
9-15 December


Come and join us for a week of Guided Prayer in Knock from Sunday 9 December to Saturday 15 December. This will involve an initial meeting on Sunday 9th at 4pm in the Prayer Centre in Knock, with the opportunity to a short individual meeting with a Prayer Guide each day. For further information contact Patricia McCarthy on 086 1021532 or email: prayerguidance@knockshrine.ie




All-Night Vigil
December 7th – 8th 2018

The annual All-Night Vigil will take place at Knock Shrine on Friday 7th -Saturday 8th December. The Vigil Ceremonies will commence with Confessions from 10pm in the Chapel of Reconciliation and Vigil proper 12 Midnight in the Basilica with Rosary, Stations of the Cross and Holy Hour with Fr Brendan Walsh SCA.

Concelebrated Mass will take place at 4am with His Excellency Archbishop Okolo, Papal Nuncio. Concelebrants are Fr Brendan Walsh, Pallotine, Thurles and Fr Lawrence CFR, Franciscan Friars of the Renewal.

Find out more..



2018 Pilgrimage Calendar


The next pilgrimage season will take place from Sunday 29th April– Sunday 14th October 2018
Please check this calendar regularly as pilgrimage dates are subject to change. Click on a date to see more details

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