Music is an important aspect of our daily masses at Knock Shrine at the following times:

Knock Parish Choir

Annual Knock Novena and August 21 anniversary of the 1879 apparition of the Virgin Mary in Knock, Co. Mayo. Pic: Michael Mc Laughlin


Music is central to the celebration of the Eucharist.

In addition to Music performed at daily Masses, Knock Shrine also welcomes travelling choirs throughout the year. Following an extensive refurbishment in 2014, Knock Basilica is now a world-class venue for sacred music and concerts. For more on upcoming concerts and events, see the Event Calendar.



Music during the Pilgrimage Season

Monday – Friday

11 am           Cantor and Organ in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel

12 Noon      Cantor and Organ in the Parish Church

3 pm             Cantor and Organ in the Basilica


11 am         Cantor and Organ in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel

12 Noon    Cantor and Organ in Parish Church

3 pm           Visiting Pilgrimage Choir in Basilica


10.30 am      Knock Choir in Basilica

12 Noon        Cantor and Organ in Basilica

3 pm               Visiting Pilgrimage Choir in Basilica

Knock Choir

Knock Choir sing at 10:30am
Sunday mass.

Knock Parish Choir also participate in many special Parish ceremonies throughout the year as well as providing music for visiting pilgrimage groups and have sung in concert with Tommy Fleming and with Susan Boyle during her visit to Knock Shrine.

Knock choir rehearses on Thursdays @ 8pm, anyone interested in becoming a member please contact the choir director, Úna Nolan on 094 9388100 or  or speak to a choir member.



Visiting Choirs

Knock has a long-standing tradition of welcoming visiting choirs from both Ireland and abroad to sing at ceremonies at the Shrine.




Any choirs interested in singing at Knock Shrine please contact Director of Music at 094 9388100 or

Others who have sung here in the past include: John McNicholl, James Kilbane, Dana, Michael English, Susan Boyle, Liam Lawton, Chloe Coyle and many of the country’s finest choirs.