News

Saints Next Door

Be one of the ‘Saints next Door’! So, we’re heading into the summer, and we still find ourselves in the midst of a pandemic. The good news for JPII participants is our communities need volunteers now more than ever. Our church doors might be closed, but our parishes are as busy and active as ever....

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Online Youth Ministry Training

Catholic Youth Ministry Ireland (CYMI) – the umbrella organisation for youth ministry in Ireland – is taking their Youth Ministry Training Day online! In a series of three online webinars held throughout the month of May, CYMI wants to equip, resource and nourish youth ministers in the wonderful and invaluable work that they do.  Leading...

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Youth Leadership Programme

More than ever before, young people are hungry for mentors who will journey with them as they explore their questions around faith and spirituality. Could that be you? Could you provide support systems and guidance for young people to explore and deepen their faith? The answer is YES! The Knock Leadership Progamme aims to train leaders and...

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VAKS 2020 is back!

VAKS is back!! If you’re aged 16-18 and would like to challenge yourself, make new friends and help others, volunteering at Knock Shrine is the thing for you.  We’re so excited to be welcoming back both familiar faces and new friends to join the VAKS family in 2020. Everything looks a little different in a...

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JPII Award Ceremony 2019

Congratulations to the 422 students who were awarded their Pope John Paul II Award in Knock Basilica. It was an uplifting and inspiring evening listening to personal experiences from the Award, a beautiful rendition of Simon & Garfunkel’s “Bridge over Troubled Water”, and a wonderful performance by Tuam All-Stars to the Poor Clares’ song “Calm...

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