Boher 150 Years Program – download the full programme of events here


‘Rekindle in us the fire of God’s Love’.

Friday 24th July

6.00pm Opening of Flower Festival

8.00pm Mass – Main Celebrant: Fr. Michael O’Dwyer P.P. Portadown, speaker, Mr Francis Campbell, Vice Chancellor of St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London and Former UK Ambassador to the Vatican. Pope mobile used by Pope St John Paul and built by British Leyland in 1982 for the Pope’s visit to Britain, the six-wheeled converted truck has since been used by the late Pontiff during his visits to Zimbabwe and Botswana in 1988 and Zambia in 1989.  The ‘pope mobile’ will be on display throughout the celebrations.

10.00pm Youth Liturgy in Festival Marquee. Celebrating faith with young people – an evening of song, dance, poetry

and prayer – featuring a new faith based group ‘The Rise of the Roses’.


Saturday 25th July

3.00pm Procession from St James’ Well 4.00pm Healing Mass – Main Celebrant: Fr.

Tommy McNulty.

Speaker: Mr Eddie Stone with the Sacrament of the Annointing of
the Sick, followed by refreshments in the Festival Marquee.

7.00pm Set Dancing Workshop 9.00pm Ceíli


Sunday 26th July

11.00am Mass with Blessing of Graves,

Archbishop Eamon Martin

(There will only be one celebration of Eucharist in the Parish this weekend)

12.30pm Parish Barbeque – a family day of fun and entertainment.

9.00pm Our celebrations conclude with an evening of entertainment with internationally renowned Nathan Carter. Tickets E20. Available from 042 93 76105.
In aid of The Maria Gorretti Foundation.