Holycross, Thurles – Solemn Novena 2019

“Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest”St. Matthew Chapter 11: Verse 28.

The annual Solemn Novena in honour of Our Lady of Perpetual Help will commence in the 800-year-old Cistercian Abbey of Holycross, near Thurles, Co. Tipperary from Sunday next, September 8th 2019, until Monday September 16th 2019.

A veritable swarm of much appreciated colleagues, latter in the form of Stewards, Caterers, Musicians, Vocalists, Eucharistic Ministers, Gardaí, Clergy etc. have been drafted in to assist and organise this year’s enormous annual event, which will see over 70,000 people pass down the Abbey’s ancient isles, during this eight day ecclesiastical event.

Times Of Devotions and Mass

Weekdays:- Each Weekday Devotions and Mass will be held at 7:00am, 10:30am, 4:30pm, 7:30pm and 9:30pm.
Sundays:- On Sundays at 7:00am, 10:30am, 12:30pm, 7:30pm & 9:30pm.

Extra Sessions:
Friday September 13th – Penitential Rite at 7.30pm & 9.30pm.
Saturday September 14th – Anointing of the Sick at 2:00pm.
Sunday September 15th – Blessing of Infants at 2.30pm.

Confessions will take place throughout each weekday.

As part of their commitment to public service broadcasting, Tipp Mid-West Community Radio has announced that they will provide live broadcasts each day, from the Holycross Abbey Novena.

Dates and times of Radio broadcasts from the Holycross Abbey Novena are as follows.

Sunday, 8th September – 7.30p.m.
Monday, 9th September – 7.30p.m.
Tuesday, 10t September – 7.30p.m.
Wednesday, 11th September – 7.30p.m.
Thursday, 12th September – 7.30p.m.
Friday, 13th September – 4:30p.m.
Saturday, 14th September – 2:00p.m. (Anointing of the Sick)
Sunday, 15th September – 7.30p.m.
Monday, 16th September – 7.30p.m.

[ Note:- Tipperary Mid West Community Radio Station can be accessed on wavelengths 104.8fm, 106.7fm and online.]


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