The pilgrim statue will visit the following churches at the following times:
Saturday 11th March 2017
DIOCESE OF DOWN AND CONNOR
Holy Cross Church, Ardoyne, Belfast
9 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Welcome to Our Lady of Fatima by the Passionate Community of Holy Cross Church. Statue will be carried by the parish Praesidium of the Legion of Mary
9.15 a.m. The Rosary and quiet time for intercessory prayer
10 a.m. Mass in honour of The Immaculate Heart of Mary, celebrated by Fr. Eugene McCarthy and concelebrated by Passionate Community and blessing of the sick; blessing of the roses after Holy Communion
11 a.m. Consecration prayers of parish, homes and families to the two hearts and enrolment in the Brown Scapular
11.15 a.m. Fatima Farewell lead by Holy Cross Girl's School singing the Fatima Farewell. White handkerchiefs will be distributed to the public as they enter the Church. These are to wave, as Our Lady leaves the Church.
The Grotto, St Mary’s Church, Belfast
Little Shepherds Rosary Day
10.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.
Little Shepherds Rosary Day in the Fatima tent in St. Mary’s Grotto, with children’s rosary liturgy, screening of “The Day The Sun Danced”, there will be pet lambs and baby goats to shepherd, pet and feed. Children can come dressed as little shepherds and must be accompanied. Ice cream kindly provided by Sagart. There are rosary beads and prayer cards for children.
St. Mary’s Church, Chapel Lane, Belfast
12.30 p.m. Our Lady of Fatima Hail! Welcome to Our Lady of Fatima Pilgrim Statue
12 noon The Angelus and confessions until 1 p.m.
12.30 p.m Welcome to Our Lady of Fatima, music by Olive Kayes
12.35 p.m. Joyful Mysteries of The Rosary
1 p.m. Mass celebrated by Fr. John Conroy, with music by Olive Kayes
1.30 p.m. Consecration of homes, families and parish to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and Sacred Heart of Jesus, enrolment in The Brown Scapular for those who wish to do so
1.40 p.m. Blessing of The Roses
1.50 p.m. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
2 p.m. Luminous Mysteries of The Rosary and music by Louise Irvine
3 p.m Divine Mercy
4 p.m. Rosary – Sorrowful Mysteries of The Rosary
4:30 p.m. Silent Adoration in reparation
5 p.m. Glorious Mysteries of The Rosary
6 p.m. Mass celebrated by Fr. James Boyle
6:45 p.m. Consecration of homes, families to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and Sacred Heart of Jesus, enrolment in The Brown Scapular for those who wish to do so.
6:55. p.m. Blessing of the Roses for the sick
7 p.m. Litany of Our Lady sung by Louise Irvine
7:10 p.m. Candlelit Rosary procession in the Grotto and Ave Maria sung by Louise Irvine
7:30 p.m. Farewell to Our Lady of Fatima from the people of St. Mary’s as the pilgrim statue journeys on to St. Mary’s on the Hill parish in Glengormley
St. Mary’s on the Hill, Glengormley
10pm Welcome to the pilgrim statue of Our Lady of Fatima and a talk on Fatima
11pm Holy Hour with Adoration and Confession available
Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary
12 midnight Mass for the Second Sunday of Lent
1 a.m. Break until Adoration recommences at 1.45am
2 a.m. Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary
3 a.m. Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary
4 a.m. Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary followed by the Office of Readings
5 a.m. Morning Prayer and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
6 a.m. The Angelus and vigil ends at 6am with the departure of the pilgrim statue.
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