St Gerard’s Novena gets underway today

This year’s Dundalk Solemn Novena in honour of St Gerard Majella in St Joseph’s Redemptorist Church gets underway today.

This year’s Novena will take place from Tuesday October 8th to Wednesday October 16th.

Preachers this year include Michael Kelleher (Limerick), Gerry Moloney (Limerick), Kevin O’Neill (New Jersey) and Anne Walsh (Newfoundland).

Mass takes place on weekdays at 7am, 9.30am, 11.30am, 1.10pm, 2.30pm, 4.30pm, 6pm, 7.30pm, 9pm and 10.30pm while on Sundays Masses will take place at 7am, 8am, 9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm, 4.30pm, 6pm, 7.30pm and 9pm.

The last session of each night will be in candlelight.

Other key dates include a Healing Mass with Anointing of the Sick and Elderly on Saturday October 12th at 11.30am and 2.30pm and the Blessing of Babies and Children on Sunday October 13th at 2.30pm.