Diocese of Down & Connor


The pilgrim statue will visit the following churches at the following times:

Thursday 9th March 2017


St Mary’s Church, Dunsford, Co. Down

9.00 am to 9.30 am. Children of St Nicholas' Primary School Ardglass welcome Our Lady of Fatima Pilgrim Statue followed by The Rosary with the children

10 a.m. Our Lady of Fatima journeys to St. Mary’s Chapel and the day begins with exposition of The Blessed Sacrament and the Children’s Rosary Liturgy

11.00 am Adoration continues all day until evening mass.

3.00 pm Marian Cenacle

4.00 pm The Joyful Mysteries of The Rosary

5.00 pm The Luminous Mysteries of The Rosary

6.00 pm The Sorrowful Mysteries of The Rosary

7.00 pm The Glorious Mysteries of The Rosary

7.30 pm Mass celebrated by Fr. Gerry McCloskey in honour of The Immaculate Heart of Mary

8.15 p.m. Farewell to Our Lady of Fatima from the parish of St. Mary’s Dunsford as the Pilgrim Statue journeys on to Belfast





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


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