Visit of Pope Francis for the World Meeting of Families 2018

Pope Francis will visit Ireland for the World Meeting of Families 2018 on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 August 2018. He will attend a number of public and private events during his visit – his full itinerary is available here.

Here is some useful information about the public events taking place around the Visit.

Saturday 25 August

Festival of Families, Croke Park, Dublin

A Festival of Families event will take place in Croke Park on the evening of Saturday 25 August. It will be a fully ticketed event. For more information on this event and for other events taking place for the World Meeting of Families, please see the World Meeting of Families 2018 website.

Sunday 26 August

Visit to Apparition Chapel, Knock Shrine, Knock, Co. Mayo

Pope Francis will visit the Apparition Chapel at the Knock Shrine on the morning of Sunday 26 August at 9:45am. More information is available at the link below.

Closing Mass for the World Meeting of Families, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Pope Francis will be the chief celebrant at the closing Mass for the World Meeting of Families in the Phoenix Park on Sunday at 3:00pm. The Mass will be at the site of the Papal Cross in the heart of the Phoenix Park. More information is available at the link below.

For media who wish to attend this Visit, please see here for more information.

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