DUBLIN DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE ”LOURDES AT HOME 2021” A VIRTUAL JOURNEY TOGETHER
Sanctuary Theme 2021: ”Lourdes: A place of Grace, of Hope and of Resilience”
Parishioners may like to join the virtual pilgrimage throughout the coming week, the timetable is outlined below with links to the various parishes hosting events.
Wednesday 8th September (Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
- Opening Mass at 7.30pm in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Sean McDermott Street. A large ”Lourdes Candle” will be lit at the grotto inside Our Lady of Lourdes Church and will be carried to all the ceremony venues. (www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/our-lady-of-lourdes dublin)
Thursday 9th September
- Holy Hour (Lourdes style) at 8.000pm in the church of Our Lady Mother of the Church, Castleknock (www.churchservices.tv/castleknock) Recitation of the Rosary (Mysteries of Light) with Reflections and using illustrations from the front of Rosary Basilica posted on the Dublin Pilgrimage Website. www.lourdes.dublindiocese.ie
Friday 10th September
- 1.00pm Prayer Service with A gathering of Schools Groups in Blackrock College
(www.churchservices.tv/blackrockcollege) 7.00pm Mass for the Deceased in Foxrock Parish (Our Lady of Perpetual Succour). The deceased of the Dublin Diocesan Lourdes Hospitalite and all of those from our Pilgrimage Family and former sick pilgrims (including some of whom died from Covid 19) will be remembered in this Mass.
(www.churchservices.tv/foxrock) 8.00pm Prairie style Gathering of YOUNG HELPERS in the chapel of Deaf Village Ireland (www.churchservices.tv/dvi) Stations of the Cross with Reflections and using photo/slides from the ”High Stations” in Lourdes led by voices from past ”Schools Students” posted on the Pilgrimage Website. www.lourdes.dublindiocese.ie
Saturday 11th September
- Concluding Mass at 12.00 midday in Raheny Parish (Our Lady Mother of Divine Grace). This Mass will include the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick when some of our sick pilgrims of recent years will be in attendance. (www.churchservices.tv/rahenyparish) Recitation of NIGHT PRAYER will take place each evening (Wednesday to Friday) at 9.30pm organised by the Pilgrimage Spiritual Director, Fr. John Gilligan, and streamed live from the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saggart. (www.churchservices.tv/saggart)