The Shrine of St. Oliver Plunkett.
First class relics of St. Oliver Plunkett will visit the Conaty Chapel of the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre in Cavan on Tuesday, 5 June.
The relics will arrive at the Centre at 10am and will be available for veneration until 10pm that evening.
There will be a lunch time Mass in the Chapel at 1.15pm offered by Rev. Callistus Isara, CC Munterconnaught and Visiting Chaplain to St. Clare’s College, Ballyjamesduff, for those doing examinations at this time.
Fr. Ultan McGoohan, Diocesan Director of Pastoral Services and Adult Faith Development, will celebrate Mass at 5.45pm and deliver the homily.
Bishop Leo O’Reilly of Kilmore, will be the principal celebrant at the 8pm Mass. Fr. Philip Gaffney PP, St. Mary’s Parish in Drogheda will be the homilist. The music for this Mass will be provided by the combined choirs from the parish of Kilmainhamwood and Moybologue.
There will also be opportunities to avail of the Sacrament of Reconciliation during the course of the day from 12 noon to 1pm; 4.30pm to 5.30pm; and 6.30pm to 7.45pm.
All are welcome for this very special event which is being organised by the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre with the assistance of the Knights of Saint Columbanus.
Petitions/Offerings may be sent to the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, The Conaty Centre, Cullies, Cavan H12 E5C7. All petitions received will be placed beside the relic during its visit. Please write “St. Oliver” on the top left hand corner of the envelope.
For further information, please ring the Centre on 049 4375004.