New: Feast of Mary, Mother of the Church, Monday 21st May

Newry Cathedral News

Celebration of the Feast of Mary, Mother of the Church Monday 21st May 2018.

The Vatican announced, in March 2018, the decision of Pope Francis that the Church celebrate the Blessed Virgin Mary in her role as ‘Mother of the Church’. This feast has been added to the Church’s calendar and will be celebrated every year, on the Monday after Pentecost, as a way in which to encourage and foster Marian devotion and the maternal role of the Church. This new feast of Our Lady will be celebrated at the Masses in the Cathedral on Monday 21st May.