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Ferns & Killaloe Diocesan Pilgrimages: Sunday 7 July 2024

Ferns & Killaloe Diocesan Pilgrimages to Knock Shrine

 Sunday, 7 July 2024


The Diocese of Ferns in the South East of Ireland covers most of Co. Wexford and part of Co. Wicklow & Co. Carlow and its patron is St. Aidan. The foundation of the Diocese is said to date back to 598 AD.

Killaloe Diocese comprises of parts of the counties of Clare, Tipperary, Offaly, Limerick and Laois and was established in the 7th Century. In geographical terms, Killaloe is one of the larger dioceses in Ireland taking in approximately 4,500 km2 stretching from the Atlantic seaboard in West Clare to the foothills of the Slieve Bloom Mountains in Co Laois. St. Flannan is the patron of the Diocese.


Schedule of Ceremonies

2pm: Rosary

2.30pm: Anointing of the Sick

3pm: Concelebrated Mass at Knock Basilica

Chief Celebrant & Homilist: Bishop Fintan Monahan, Bishop of Killaloe

Choir: Members of the Killaloe Diocese

Mass will be followed by Eucharistic Blessing and Outdoor Rosary Procession (weather permitting)