Prayer of the Day

Feast of Our Lady of Knock

August 17th, 2017
knock-shrine

“Then Mary said; ‘Here am I,  the servant of the Lord;  let it be with me according to your word.’  Then the Angel departed from Her.” (Luke 1 : 38)

On 21st August 1879 when Our Lady,  St. Joseph and St. John the Evangelist appeared at the south gable of Knock Parish Church.  This miraculous apparition was witnessed by fifteen people,  young and old.  Knock is an internationally recognised Marian Shrine and was visited by St. John Paul II in 1979.