FATIMA COMES TO IRELAND
In January 2017 Pope Frances blessed six statues of Our Lady of Fatima to be sent to the 6 continents. The Holy Father has declared 2017, the hundredth anniversary of Our Lady apparitions in Fatima to be a jubilee year. A Plenary Indulgence is granted to all who take part in the celebration. The European centennial statue of Our Lady of Fatima is visiting Ireland from the 3rd to the 29th March. It arrived in Armagh Cathedral on the 3rd of March and will visit Ulster, Leinster and Connaught before arriving in Munster. It will be in Munster from the 24th to the 29th March.
The schedule for Cloyne Diocese is as follows:
12 noon Mass, St Mary’s (Parish Church). Procession prior to mass.
7.30pm Arrival at Cobh Cathedral
8pm mass in Cobh Cathedral celebrated by Bishop Crean.
Mass is followed by a vigil at the Cathedral until 11.00pm
12am midnight – Mass at the Benedictine Convent, The Mount, Cobh followed by a vigil until 7am.
9.30am Arrival of Our Lady of Fatima Statue at The Holy Rosary Church where the statue will remain for the duration of 10am Mass.
11.30am Arrival of Our Lady of Fatima Statue to Our Lady of Lourdes Church, The Strand, Youghal for:
Rosary, Consecration prayer and veneration of the Statue of Our Lady of Fatima
12.30pm The Statue departs from Youghal and goes from the Cloyne Diocese to the Diocese of Waterford and Lismore
Arrival of Our Lady of Fatima Statue for 10am Mass in the parish church.
To follow the world wide tour of the Centennial Statues please visit the below websites:
Facebook: Fatima Comes To Ireland
Visit You Tube – www.youtube.com ‘Fatima Centennary Statue’ for worldwide coverage