National Memorial Mass, Sun, 14 November 2021


The Bishops of Ireland will undertake  a pilgrimage to Knock Shrine this November and celebrate the National Memorial Mass in memory of all who died on the island during the Covid-19 pandemic.

To pastorally support everyone who has suffered during the pandemic, and in the context of November being the traditional time when we remember our dead, on Sunday 14 November 201 at 3.00pm, the Bishops of Ireland will undertake a pilgrimage to Knock Shrine to concelebrate Mass for all those who have died on the island, and for their families, during the pandemic.

During the Mass bishops will offer prayers of thanksgiving for all those who so selflessly sacrificed so much during the pandemic.

The main celebrant is Most Rev. Eamonn Martin, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland.


This Mass will be live-streamed on and broadcast on the RTÉ News Now digital television channel and online.