Programme For The National Adoration Pilgrimage: 22nd & 23rd April 2023

Saturday Evening Programme, 22nd April 2023



7.00pm Welcome and Rosary at Knock Basilica


7.30pm  “The Eucharist and Healing”

Healing Service with  Fr. Pat Collins CM, International Author, Speaker and Healing Ministry


9.00pm Celebration of the Mass

Music by The Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal, Drogheda



Main Programme, Sunday 23rd April 2023



9.45 – 10.45   Arrival and Welcome  at St John’s Rest & Care Centre

Tea/Coffee served all day, but courtesy of Apostolate until 10.30am.

Display of Materials for Adoration Centres


11.00 – 12.00 Guided Adoration in the Parish Church

Led by The Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal



11.00 – 14.30 Confessions in the Chapel of Reconciliation



11.45 – 12.45  Children of the Eucharist – Led by Antoinette Moynihan

Children of the Eucharist invites you to bring your children/grandchildren to a time of prayer and adoration

Two sessions available:  11.45 – 12.45  or  13.45 – 14.30



12.00 – 12.50  Break for Lunch at  St John’s Rest & Care Centre 

(Bring a packed lunch)



13.00 – 14.30  Keynote Address for the Pilgrimage at Knock Basilica


“The Eucharist and the Foundational Truths of the Christian Faith” 

Fr. Pat Collins CM International Author, Speaker and Preacher


15.00 – 16.30  Celebration of the Mass at Knock Basilica  followed by Benediction and Eucharistic Blessing


Chief Celebrant and Homilist: Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly, Cashel & Emly

Music by Meath Diocesan Choir led by Mr. Jim Walsh




Details of  Coach operators travelling to Knock Shrine for the pilgrimage are available on the Apostolate of Eucharistic Adoration website. Please click on this link: https://eucharisticadoration.ie/busses-for-knock-2023/