An Opening Ceremony for the World Meeting of Families 2018 will take place simultaneously across all 26 Dioceses of Ireland on the evening of Tuesday 21 August.
Celebrations in the Diocese of Elphin this evening include:
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo at 7.00pm
Bishop Kevin welcomes Bishop Ferran Glenfield, Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh, who will preach the homily. Music by Sligo Cathedral Choir, under the direction of Charles O’Connor.
Church of the Sacred Heart, Roscommon at 10.00am (Mass)
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 7.00pm
Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Derrane at 7.00pm
SS Peter and Paul’s Church, Athlone at 7.00pm
Church of the Risen Christ, Kiltoom at 7.00pm
St Brigid’s Church, Curraghboy at 7.00pm
St Mary’s Church, Kilbegnet at 7.00pm
St Joseph’s Church, Boyle at 7.30pm (Family Mass)
Church of the Good Shepherd, Tisrara at 7.30pm
Church of the Immaculate Conception, Strokestown at 8.00pm
St Joseph’s Church, Geevagh at 8.00pm
St Brigid’s Church, Four-Mile-House at 9.00pm
All churches throughout the diocese will ring their bells 7.00pm to mark the opening of this great event!
Everyone is welcome!