"Knock-Basilica-Witness-to-Hope"

Pilgrimage

The official pilgrimage season takes place from Sunday 30th April – Sunday 8th October 2017

Benediction at end of Eucharistic Procession on August 15th.apparition-chapel

See the official list of pilgrimages for 2017 here pilgrimage-list-2017 or view the list of dates for Mini-Vigils


Organised pilgrimages from groups and diocese across Ireland will take place every weekend at Knock Shrine throughout the pilgrimage season.

Scheduled Masses and Ceremonies will take place daily, including Stations of the Cross, Rosary Procession and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Anointing of the Sick will take place daily at the 12 noon and 3pm Mass and there will be a special Mass for the sick on the last Thursday of every month in the Basilica, beginning with Stations of the Cross at 2pm. The Confessional Chapel is open daily from 11am-5pm throughout the season.
Daily Mass at 3pm will be streamed live everyday on the Watch page. Ceremonies will also be made available to watch back on our YouTube Channel.

See the full Programme of Ceremonies below.

 

If you are planning a visit to Knock, please see the Visit section for information on Mobility Assistance, Opening Hours, Guided Tours, Knock Museum, Bookshop, Accommodation or to view a Map of Knock Shrine Grounds

 

Please see the Event Calendar page for full listing of upcoming events.

**Transport Notice: A minibus service runs daily from Claremorris Train Station to Knock Shrine. Times as follows:
Weekdays (Mon-Sat) 
Departs Claremorris Train Station: 10.15am & 3.15pm
Departs Knock to Claremorris Train Station: 1pm & 5.45pm

Sundays:
Departs Claremorris Train Station: 10.45 & 4.20pm
Departs Knock to Claremorris Train Station: 1pm & 5.30pm

For further assistance in planning your journey to Knock, visit The Journey Planner website

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 There are many customs and traditions observed in Knock. Many pilgrims like to get Holy Water from Knock to bring home or pass on to a loved-one. Pilgrims also pray the Stations of the Cross, enroll themselves or a loved one in the Knock Shrine Friends Association, attend Confessions or simply taking a few moments for contemplative prayer in Knock Shrine. If you would like to visit Knock or to come to pray as a pilgrim, we would be delighted to assist you in planning your dayPlease see the Visit section of our website to learn more. If you would like to see Mass and Confession times please see the Masses section of our site. To view the official list of pilgrimages, please download the pilgrimage-list-2017

 

 

 

 

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Please check this calendar regularly as pilgrimage dates are subject to change

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