The annual SMA National Novena of Prayer in honour of Our Lady of Knock takes place from Friday 20th to Saturday 28th of May 2022. A Novena Mass will take place at St Joseph’s Blackrock Road each evening at 7.30pm (7.00pm on Saturday 21st). The final Mass of the Novena will be at Knock Basilica at 3pm on Saturday 28th of May. The theme of the Novena this year is “Behold, your Son!…. Behold your mother!” (Jn 19:26,27)
The Mass each evening will be available via the Blackrock Road Parish Webcam on www.sma.ie
The final Mass from Knock can also be accessed by webcam via www.knockshrine.ie
To facilitate easy access to the webcams a Novena Mass button will be placed on the top of the Homepage of this website.
The celebrants and preachers for the Novena are:
|Friday 20th May||Fr Joe Egan SMA|
|Saturday 21st May||Fr Joe Egan SMA|
|Sunday 22nd May||Fr Pat Kelly SMA|
|Monday 23rd May||Fr Colum O’Shea SMA|
|Tuesday 24th May||Fr Gus O’Driscoll SMA|
|Wednesday 25th May||Fr Gus O’Driscoll SMA|
|Thursday 26th May||Bishop Tim Carroll SMA|
|Friday 27th May||Bishop Tim Carroll SMA|
|Saturday 28th May (Knock Basilica)||Fr Anthony Kelly SMA (Celebrant)|
Due to on-going concerns about the pandemic buses to Knock are not being organized this year. If people wish to travel to Knock by car they are welcome to attend the Mass.