Grandparents Pilgrimage: Sunday, July 23rd 2023

This Sunday, July 23rd,  we welcome all grandparents and their families, who are travelling to Knock Shrine for the annual Grandparents’ pilgrimage. The pilgrimage is now celebrated on the World day for Grandparents and the elderly. This special day in the liturgical calendar was established by Pope Francis in 2021.


Pilgrimage Schedule


2pm: Rosary

2.30pm: Anointing of the Sick

3pm: Concelebrated Mass


Chief Celebrant & : Most Rev. Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin

Chair of the Bishops’ Council for Marriage and the Family


Choir: Combined Choirs of Knock Parish

Guest Soloist: Dana

Followed by Benediction, Eucharistic Blessing and Outdoor Rosary Procession (Weather Permitting)