Our Lady Of Knock (Feast in Ireland)
(21st August 1875)
In 1879, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared at Knock, Ireland. To Mary’s right stood St Joseph and on her left, St John the Apostle. Slightly to St John’s left was an altar with a Lamb (Lamb of God) and a Cross in the background.
The apparition remained for two hours and was witnessed by fifteen people from 5 to 75 years old.
Today, the site is Ireland’s National Marian Shrine. The Feast of Our Lady of Knock is 21st August.
Our Lady Of Knock:
Help me to remember that we are all pilgrims on the road to heaven.
Fill me with love and concern for my brothers and sisters in Christ, especially those who live with me. Comfort me when I am sick or lonely or depressed. (Extract from prayer to Our Lady of Knock)
Glory be to the…