The National Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, and Relics of Saints Jacinta and Francisco, are travelling around the country from May to October 2017, and will be coming to St Marie’s Cathedral from 12th–13th August.
The weekend will include Mass celebrated by Bishop Ralph Heskett,
C.Ss.R., at 12.30pm on the Saturday, an Act of Consecration to the
Immaculate Heart of Mary, enthronement and crowning of the National Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, veneration of the Relics of SaintsJacinta and Francisco, and talks on Fatima topics, as well as investiture in the Brown Scapular.
Everyone from around the Diocese and beyond is welcome to come toSt Marie’s and honour Our Lady of Fatima in this centenary year!
Saturday 12th August
11.00am–12.15pm Sacrament of Confession
12.30pm Holy Mass, celebrated by Bishop Ralph Heskett, C.Ss.R.,
with Procession & Enthronement of the Pilgrim Statue.
Act of Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary at the end of Mass
1.30–2.15pm Veneration of the Relics of Ss Jacinta & Francisco
3.00–4.45pm Film and Talk on the Message of Fatima,
followed by Investiture in the Brown Scapular
4.45–5.15pm Sacrament of Confession and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
5.30–7.00pm Holy Mass, followed by Veneration of the Relics
Sunday 13th August
Opportunity for Veneration of the Relics after the 8.30am, 10.30am and 12.30pm Masses
Procession of the Pilgrim Statue out of the Cathedral after the 12.30pm Mass