31 May 2020


The following events are planned for the diocese of Meath in preparation for the World Meeting Of Families Festival which will be held in Dublin during the last week of August.

Thursday 7 June 2018:  A gathering of Parish Councils, Choirs and Musicians will be held in St Mary's, Navan in preparation for the Opening Ceremony (hosted by parishes on 21 August). 

Tuesday 26 June - Monday 2 July:  The Icon of the Holy Family will be present in the diocese of Meath. Details will follow. 

Tuesday 21 August:  Evening Prayer & WMOF2018 Opening Ceremony with the participation of all parishes and WMOF pilgrim families around the Diocese of Meath. 

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. Full details of the Pastoral Congress are available at https://www.worldmeeting2018.ie/en/Programme/Congress

Sunday 24 August:  Papal Mass in the Phoenix Park

The Meath diocesan committee is seeking the participation of 250 singers (Soprano, Alto, Tenor & Bass) for the 5,000 voice choir at the Papal Mass in the Phoenix Park on Sunday 26 August 2018.The same singers are also required to participate in the Festival of Families Mass in the RDS on Wednesday 22 August. Three rehearsals for both Masses will be held during the months of June & July. Online registration for singers (SATB) is now open via WMOF Choir Registration Page