Ferns & Killaloe Diocesan Pilgrimages: Sunday, July 1st 2023

Ferns & Killaloe Diocesan Pilgrimages

Sunday, July 1st 2023



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



Pilgrimage Schedule

2pm: Rosary

2.30pm : Anointing of the Sick at Knock Basilica

3pm: Concelebrated Mass at Knock Basilica followed by Benediction & Rosary Procession

Chief Celebrant & Homilist: Most Rev. Ger Nash, Bishop of Ferns

In attendance: Most Rev. Denis Brennan, Bishop Emeritus of Ferns

Choir: Ferns Choir for Knock