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After months of lockdown, Knock Shrine has reopened the iconic Basilica for daily Mass.
After months of lockdown, Knock Shrine has reopened the iconic Basilica for daily mass.
Pope Francis recognises Knock Shrine as International Sanctuary of Special Eucharistic and Marian Devotio
Fr Richard Gibbons, PP and Rector of Knock Shrine has expressed gratitude on behalf of Knock Shrine for the great honour given to it by Pope Francis in officially recognising Knock as both a Eucharistic and Marian Shrine.
Pope Francis, through the Pontifical Council for the promotion of the New Evangelisation, will officially recognise the unique status of Knock as an International Marian and Eucharistic Shrine today (Friday, March 19) the Feast of St Joseph.
Last Sunday 2,945 candles were lit at Knock Basilica during a special Mass to remember all who have died from Covid-19 on the island of Ireland.
In these times of restrictive lifestyles, some of the mature residents in Knock have enjoyed the lifeline given to them by Mayo Sports Partnership through a weekly Activator Poles Outdoor Exercise Class. The class, which has been running since July, has proved to be a great success and very popular with many elderly and retired.
Fr Richard Gibbons, PP Rector of Knock Shrine, has announced that the National Novena to Our Lady of Knock is postponed until perhaps later this year, depending on latest Government guidance.
The visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to Knock Shrine in August 2018 as part of the celebration of the World Meeting of Families is warmly remembered by the thousands of pilgrims who gathered to greet him on that occasion.
Three iconic statues standing at the religious apparition site at Knock, have been restored to pristine condition, with the help of National Lottery players, through their support of the Good Causes Fund.
The rain fell at a steady drizzle from the early hours of the morning, but that did not put off the thousands of pilgrims who made their way to Knock Shrine to greet Pope Francis.