Relic of the Curé of Ars to St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh
2.00 pm – 7.00 pm Short prayer services on the hour
The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available throughout
7.30 pm Mass – All concelebrants welcome
9.00 pm Farewell ceremony for relics
A relic (the heart) of the Curé of Ars, St Jean Marie Vianney, is visiting Ireland later this month. The relic is being displayed for veneration in four centres in Ireland during this visit, Dublin, Knock, Cork and Armagh.
The visit of the relic to Armagh takes place on Wednesday 27 April. The relic will arrive in St Patrick’s Cathedral for Mass at 12.30 pm. There will be short prayer services throughout the day, on the hour, between 2.00 pm – 7.00 pm. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will also be available throughout this period. A second Mass will be celebrated at 7.30 pm, and the relics will depart the Cathedral at 9.00 pm. All are welcome to participate.