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St Columbanus celebrations

Posted on 08. Oct, 2014 in Carousel

Opening of the Jubilee Year marking the 1400th anniversary of the death of St Columbanus

St Columbanus (died 615)

St Columbanus (died 615)

Programme of events for the celebrations which were held in Rome from 10th to 12th October 2014:

Friday, 10th October 2014

17.00: Ecumenical Vespers in the Basilica of San Clemente, Via Labicana 95. Presided over by Bishop Noel Treanor, Bishop of Down and Connor and Archbishop Sir David Moxon, personal representative of the Archbishop of Canterbury to the Holy See.

21.15: Basilica of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, Piazza della Minerva: Concert given by ‘The Priests’, Fr. Eugene O’Hagan, Fr. Martin O’Hagan and Fr. David Delargy.

Saturday, 11th October

16.30: Solemn liturgical reception of the reliquary of St Columbanus from Bobbio at the Basilica of St John Lateran.

17.00: Solemn concelebrated Mass in the Basilica of St John Lateran.  Principal Celebrant: Agostino Cardinal Vallini, Vicar General for the Diocese of Rome.

Sunday, 12th October

09.00: Solemn concelebrated Mass in the Basilica of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, Piazza della Minerva. Principal Celebrant, Seán Cardinal Brady, Archbishop Emeritus of Armagh.