ITINERARY UPDATED: Monday 5th June 18.10 BST
Video: Archbishop Eamon Martin announces the tour of the relic of St. Teresa of Caluctta
The Knights of Saint Columbanus in Council 10 Newry are pleased to announce that they have received, from the Missionaries of Charity, a first-class relic of St. Teresa of Calcutta (Formerly known as Mother Teresa).
The council in Newry, in collaboration with other councils of the Knights of Columbanus across Ireland, has arranged a National tour of the relic to facilitate its veneration by the faithful. The itinerary has been organised so that the relic can be venerated in as many Cathedrals as is possible. Click here to follow the progress of the relic on Facebook.
Veneration at Armagh
The first location for its veneration will be from 8th – 10th June 2017 in Armagh Cathedral where the relic will be received by in the Archdiocese of Armagh by the Most Reverend Archbishop Eamon Martin and his Administrator the Rev. Fr Peter McAnenly.
Veneration at Newry
The relic will then visit Newry Cathedral on Saturday 10th June Arriving at 3pm and leaving on Monday 12th June. At the end of the tour, the relic will return to Newry Cathedral, the new permanent home of the relic in Ireland. The Cathedral will remain open on Saturday and Sunday evenings until 10.30pm.
Itinerary for the national tour
N.B. Dates and times are subject to change.
Thursday 8th June arriving at 7.30pm
The relic will be received in the archdiocese by the Most Reverend Archbishop Eamon Martin and his Administrator the Rev. Fr Peter McAnenly.
Saturday 10th June Leaving at 1.00pm
Saturday 10th June Arriving a 3.00pm
The relic will be received by the Most Rev. Bishop John McAreavey and his Administrator Very Rev. Canon Dr Francis Brown. The Cathedral will remain open on Saturday and Sunday evenings until 10.30pm.
Monday 12th June: Confessions from 11.00am until 12noon. Relic departs at 4.00pm
Monday 12th June: Relic arriving at St. Patricks Church, Donegal Street, at 7.15pm for 7.30pm Mass. Veneration after mass up to 11.00pm
Tuesday 13th June: St. Patricks – Veneration -12.00 noon -1.00pm
Relic Transfers to Corpus Christi Church, Springhill Rise, Belfast:
Mass in Corpus Christi Church at 7.00pm followed by veneration until 9.00pm
Relic returns afterwards to St. Patricks Church
Wednesday 14th June: Veneration in St. Patricks -12.00 Noon- 13.00. After 1.00pm Mass until 3.00pm. Farewell Prayer Service – 3.00pm -4.00pm. At 4.00pm the Relic Departs Belfast
Wednesday 14th June 2017. Arriving at7.30pm Mass, St. Michael’s Church Enniskillen.
Thursday 15th June 2017. 10.00am Mass at St. Michael’s Church.
Thursday 15th June 7.30pm Mass at Sacred Heart Church, Strabane
Friday 16th June 2017. 8.00am, 10.00am and 7.30pm Masses at St. Eugene’s Cathedral, Derry.
Saturday 17th June – 6.00pm Mass at St. Malachys Church Coleraine, Co. Derry,
Sunday18th June – 9.00am & 11.00am Masses at St. Malachy’s Church, Coleraine, Co. Derry,
Tuesday 20th June Arriving at 7.30pm
Thursday 22nd June Leaving at 4.00pm
Thursday 22nd June Arriving at 7.30pm
Saturday 24th June Leaving at 4.00pm
Saturday 24th June Arriving at 7.30pm
Monday 26th June Leaving at 4.00pm
Monday 26th June Arriving at 7.30pm
Wednesday28th June Leaving at 4.00pm
Wednesday 28th June Arriving at 7.30pm
Friday 30th June Leaving at 4.00pm
Friday 30th June Arriving at 7.30pm
Sunday 2nd July Leaving at 4.00pm
Sunday 2nd July Arriving at 7.30pm
Tuesday 3rd July Leaving at 4.00pm
Tuesday 4th July Arriving at 7.30pm
Thursday 6th July Leaving at 4.00pm
Thursday 6th July Arriving at 7.30pm
Saturday 8th July Leaving at 3.00pm
Saturday 8th July Arriving at 6.15pm
Monday 10th July Leaving at 4.00pm
Monday 10th July Arriving at 7.30pm
Wednesday 12th July Leaving at 4.00pm
Wednesday 12th July Arriving at 7.30pm
Friday 14th July Leaving at 4.00pm
Friday 14th July Arriving at 7.30pm
Sunday 16th July Leaving at 4.00pm
Sunday 16th July Arriving at 7.30pm
Tuesday 18th July Leaving at 4.00pm
Tuesday 18th July Arriving at 7.30pm
Thursday 20th July Leaving at 4.00pm
Thursday 20th July Arriving at 7.30pm
Saturday 22nd July Leaving at 4.00pm
Saturday 22nd July Arriving at 7.30pm
Monday 24th July Leaving at 4.00pm
Monday 24th July Arriving at 7.30pm
Wednesday 26th July Leaving at 4.00pm
Wednesday 26th July Arriving at 7.30pm
Friday 28th July Leaving at 4.00pm
Friday 28th July Arriving at 7.30pm
Monday 31st July Leaving at 4.00pm
Monday 31st July Arriving at 7.30pm
Wednesday 2nd August Leaving at 4.00pm
Wednesday 2nd August Arriving at 7.30pm
Friday 4th August Leaving at 4.00pm
Friday 4th August Arriving at 7.30pm
Sunday 6th August Leaving at 4.00pm
Sunday 6th August Arriving at 7.30pm
Tuesday 8th August leaving at 1.00pm
Tuesday 8th August arriving at 5.00PM
Wednesday 9th August leaving at 2.00pm
FAUGHART, ST. BRIGID’S SHRINE, ST PATRICK’S CHURCH, DUNDALK
Wednesday 9th August Arriving at 6.30pm At St Brigids shrine
Wednesday 9th August Leaving Shrine at 9.00pm for St Patricks Church Dundalk arriving at 9.30pm
Friday 11th August Leaving Dundalk at 5.30pm
Friday 11th August Arriving at 6.45pm for procession to Cathedral of Ss Patrick & Colman, the new permanent home of the relic in Ireland at 7.00pm. Reception Mass by Bishop John Mc Areavey.