The pilgrim statue will visit the following churches at the following times:
Saturday 4 March 2017
ARCHDIOCESE OF ARMAGH
St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh City, Co. Armagh
9.00 a.m. Welcome to Our Lady of Fatima Pilgrim Statue to St. Patrick’s Cathedral
9.00 p.m. Confessions
10 a.m. Mass for first Saturday celebrated by Fr. Peter McAnenly
12 noon The Angelus, Rosary and prayers; the cathedral will remain open all day for prayer and veneration of the Pilgrim Statue
7.00 p.m. Vigil Mass celebrated by Archbishop Eamon Martin
8.00 p.m. Consecration of homes and families to The Immaculate Heart of Mary and Sacred Heart of Jesus. Enrolment in the Brown Scapular for those who wish to do so
8.30 p.m. Farewell to Our Lady of Fatima as the Centennial Pilgrim Statue journeys onto the Diocese of Raphoe, arriving in Letterkenny at 12 midnight.
The statue of Our Lady of Fatima is being brought to Ireland by The Alliance of The Two Hearts and Alliance of The Holy Family International. There will be mass rosary, adoration, consecration of homes and families to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and Sacred Heart of Jesus and enrolment in the brown scapular for those who wish to do so.
All prayer groups and prayer banners welcome. You are also welcome to bring roses to present to Our Lady and a white handkerchief to wave (Fatima tradition) to venues and rose petals to the procession on Sunday. Children are welcome to come dressed as little shepherds. You can follow the pilgrimage to Ireland on facebook at facebook.com/FatimaComestoIreland