24 September 2018

WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES (WMOF) AND PAPAL VISIT

TUESDAY 21 AUGUST

Evening Prayer will be held in some churches throughout the diocese to mark the opening of the World Meeting of Families and visit of Pope Francis. 


WEDNESDAY 22 AUGUST - FRIDAY 24 AUGUST 

Pastoral Congress in the RDS

Families from parishes across the diocese of Meath are invited to gather for the Pastoral Congress exploring various themes from Wednesday – Friday.  

The theme of Wednesday's Congress has been chosen as "The Family and Faith". Families from around the diocese of Meath will be particularly welcomed on Wednesday 22 August. 


SATURDAY 25 AUGUST 

Festival of Families in Croke Park 

This evening celebration will feature musical and dance performances illustrating family life around the world. Five selected families from around the world will give witness to their family’s faith and will share their hopes with Pope Francis and all participants.

Please note: Attendance at the Pastoral Congress in the RDS is the only way of guaranteeing tickets for the Festival of Families event with Pope Francis in Croke Park on Saturday evening 25 August 2018. 50% of these tickets have already been allocated to visitors from overseas. 


SUNDAY 26 AUGUST 

Tickets for Knock Shrine & Phoenix Park on Sunday 26th August 2018

• Every adult and child attending Knock shrine or at the papal Mass in the Phoenix park will require a ticket to access the venue. Tickets are free. 

From the 25th of June, register your interest online, you will get your ticket closer to the event. (This will be done through an online form on website www.worldmeeting2018.ie/en/

• You must choose which event you would like to attend – Phoenix Park or Knock. You will not be able to get tickets for both.

Every adult and every child attending will need a ticket. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. All tickets will be for standing sections.

It is not possible to apply for tickets for both Phoenix Park and the Knock events, as these events are on the same day – you may only apply for one of these events.

 

Information on the WMOF, Keynote speaker, timetables and topic and ticket bookings are available at: www.worldmeeting2018.ie/en/