Dive into the spheres around Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, Queen Of Ireland in Co Mayo, where Thousands of Pilgrims are heading to witness a short appearance of Pope Francis in Mayo before noon on Sunday 26th August


Knock ready for the visit of Pope Francis tomorrow, on Sunday 26th August 2018 | Watch the spherical video 360 degrees around to dive into the spheres of an apparition of Virgin Mary with crew as reported in the area in 1879 | Footage taken in Knock, on evening of the last New Year’s day  6:30 pm, and o 9th August 2018

Pope Francis is in Ireland for couple of hours. On board the papal plane told journalists it ‘touched his heart’ to return to Ireland after 38 years, when he came to practise English on the island of St. Patrick for 3 months. Head of the catholic church is having busy schedule of his stay in Ireland this time. After a day in Dublin he is flying to Knock tomorrow morning to meet pilgrims in the sphere of apparition of Virgin Mary and pray with them shortly before he return to capital.

On Sunday 26 August 2018 will Pope Francis make a pilgrimage to Knock as part of World Meeting of Families 2018 programme. The Holy Father will arrive at Knock Shrine at 9.45am on Sunday 26 August to pray for families from around the world and the fruits of WMOF2018. He will circuit in the pope mobile and pray the Angelus at the Apparition Chapel before departing from Knock Shrine at 11.15am. The Apparition at Knock was family apparition incorporating Our Lady, Saint Joseph, Jesus as the Lamb of God, and John as representing the extended family.

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In 1879 it was witnessed that Blessed Virgin Mary acompaigned by St. Joseph, St. John and Jesus Christ.

Basilica Shrine of Our Lady of Knock, Queen of Ireland
Location Knock, County Mayo
Country Republic of Ireland
Denomination Roman Catholic Latin Rite
Website http://www.knockshrine.ie/
Rector Reverend, Fr. Richard Gibbons P.P.(Knock Parish)

Knock Shrine (IrishCnoc Mhuire, “Hill of Mary” or “Mary’s Hill”) is a Roman Catholic pilgrimage site and National Shrine in the village of Knock, County Mayo, Ireland, where observers stated that there was an apparition of the Blessed Virgin MarySaint JosephSaint John the Evangelistangels, and Jesus Christ (the Lamb of God) in 1879.

Shrine in Knock awaiting Pope Francis

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