The United Diocese of Down And Dromore

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St Patrick’s Day 2019 – Standing with the Persecuted Church

Bishop Harold invites you to join him in Standing with the Persecuted Church as we celebrate St Patrick’s Day on Monday 18 March with a Festival Service in Down Cathedral and lunch afterwards. 

You are also very welcome to attend the Holy Communion Service at Saul and to make the pilgrimage from Saul to Down Cathedral.

PROGRAMME

9.15 am: Holy Communion at Saul

Preacher: Eddie Lyle (President, Open Doors UK & Ireland)

10.15 am: Pilgrimage from Saul to Downpatrick

11.45 am: Festival Service in Down Cathedral

Preacher: ‘Michael Jones’ (Egyptian Christian businessman whose name has been changed to protect his identity)

Wreath laying ceremony at St Patrick’s Grave

1.15 pm: Irish stew lunch for all in the marquee

TRANSPORT TO SAUL

  • From 8:00 am private buses will leave from the Mall for the communion service and pilgrimage.
  • The last bus for the communion service leaves at 8.45 am
  • The last bus for the pilgrimage leaves at 9.45 am
  • The last bus from Saul to the Cathedral leaves at 10.40 am

Click here to download the flyer with all of the above information.

 

 

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