Archive for the ‘Novena’ Category

A novena in Honour of St Vincent Pallotti, founder of the Irish Pallottine Fathers, In St Anne’s Parish, Shankill

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

St Vincent Pallotti was born in Rome in 1795. Even from a very early age people called him a ‘Little Saint’. He became a Doctor of Theology and confessor to the Pope and spiritual director of the Roman Seminary, The Irish College and the College for the Spread of the Faith. His two great loves were The Missions and the Apostolate of the Laity.

In 1835 he founded the Society of the Catholic Apostolate, a group which included lay people as well as clergy, and insisted that every baptized person is called to be an Apostle. Almost a century later Pope Pius XI commented that the Society had come close to the ideal and reality of modern Catholic Action.

St Vincent died in 1850 aged just 55 years. A century later he was declared Blessed by Pope Pius XII and on January 22nd 1963 he was declared Saint by Pope John 23rd, with January 22nd being designated his feast day.

A novena in Honour of St Vincent Pallotti, founder of the Irish Pallottine Fathers, will take place In St Anne’s Parish Shankill Co Dublin beginning on Friday 14th January 2011.

The novena prayers will be included in the daily masses at 10am and 7.30pm. The Novena may be followed daily online at . More information is available on and

Solemn Novena Of Our Lady Of Perpetural Help

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Today, 22nd September, sees the start of Solemn Novena Of Our Lady Of Perpetural Help in the Redemptoristine Nuns

The Novena runs through until Tuesday 30th September.

Services are at 10.00am and 8.00pm

More information can be found on the Redemporistine website

Clonard and Mount St Alphonsus Novena

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

The response to the streaming of the Novena’s has been fantastic. Yesterday across all live services we had over 8,000 visitors.

Clonard website has some nice feedback on their guestbook

Clonard Novena

Monday, June 16th, 2008

This year is the third year has broadcast the Clonard Solemn Novena from Belfast which starts on Wednesday 18th June.

Previously tens of thousands have tuned in to view the Novena on line. Last year 35,000 people dropped by during the Novena with hundreds tuning in for each session. With the introduction this year of extra cameras in the Church we hope to deliver better viewing quality.

During the nine days sessions run from 7.00 am in the morning to 11.00pm in the evening, several thousand people are expected to attend the Church every day. Check our events page for a full timetable.