National Franciscan Pilgrimage: Sunday, June 25th 2023

National Franciscan Pilgrimage

Sunday, June 25th 2023



The Franciscan Province of Ireland is part of the world-wide Franciscan Order present in 120 countries with some 13,000 friars. The wider Irish Province includes the Custody (Region) of the Good Shepherd in Zimbabwe and the Custody of the Immaculate Conception in Great Britain.

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: Fr. Ailbe O’Murchu, OFM, Franciscan Abbey, Galway

Homilist: Fr. Michael Duffy, OFM CAP