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Knock Shrine Main Office Closed at 3pm on Christmas Eve Re-opens on Friday, December 29th at 10am Please note that all phone lines will be unattended at this time Mass Enrolment Office (Opposite ...

Christmas Opening Hours at Knock Shrine

Posted on: 19 December 2023

        In 1223, St Francis of Assisi had just returned to Italy from a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. While there, he had seen the place ...

The Tradition of the Crib

Posted on: 07 December 2023

Christmas Tree

Christmas Mass Times     Sunday, December 24th (Christmas Eve) 9am: Parish Church 10.30am: Parish Church 12 Noon: Basilica There is no Mass at 3pm on Christmas Eve           Christmas Eve  7.30pm: Basilica Midnight Mass 12 Midnight: ...

Christmas Mass Times & Opening Hours at Knock Shrine for 2023

Posted on: 07 December 2023

All Night Vigil Programme 2023       Theme: ' Light To Enlighten The World'         12 Midnight: Welcome & Rosary   12.30am to 1am: Cenacolo Community Testimony With Sean Dwyer & Sr. ...

Full Programme For All Night Vigil 7th/8th December 2023

Posted on: 07 December 2023

Knock Shrine has recently released a beautiful new publication called ‘Knock – A Pilgrim Place’. Featuring a stunning collection of full colour photographs of Ireland’s International Eucharistic and Marian Shrine, ...

‘Knock – A Pilgrim Place’ is a Photographic Journey Through The Years

Posted on: 30 November 2023

We are delighted to announce that Carols by Candlelight will take place at Knock Basilica on Sunday, December 17th at 8pm           Join us for an evening ...

Carols By Candlelight – Sunday, December 17th at 8pm

Posted on: 29 November 2023

  'The God Who Comes At Advent Time' Pre-Advent Retreat For Clergy     A Pre-Advent Retreat for clergy will take place at St. Mary's Knock from  Tuesday 28th  November ...

‘The God Who Comes At Advent Time’: Clergy Retreat takes place on 28/29 November 2023

Posted on: 23 November 2023

  ‘Seeing is Believing: Reflecting on Art as a Glimpse of the Sacred’        These illustrated lectures are designed to make sense of Art. Indeed Nora Donnelly hopes ...

Seeing Is Believing’ – Reflecting On Art As A Glimpse Of The Sacred

Posted on: 22 November 2023

All Night Vigil   Thursday, December 7th 2023   The annual All Night Vigil for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception will take place on Thursday, December 7th 2023.  ...

‘A Light To Enlighten The World’: All Night Vigil, Thursday, December 7th 2023

Posted on: 22 November 2023

  The Blessing of expectant mothers ceremony will take place on Saturday, December 2nd in Knock Basilica at 11am. This beautiful event is organised by the Family ...

Blessing Of Expectant Mothers: Saturday December 2nd 2023

Posted on: 16 November 2023

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