Diocesan Events & Activities

Summary Timetable for Visit of Relics of St Bernadette:

St John’s Cathedral; Thurs 13–Sat 15 October ’22

The website for the UK tour of St Bernadette’s relics: https://stbernadette.org.uk

Tour dates for our diocese (https://stbernadette.org.uk/the-tour/#east-anglia-diocese):

Thursday 13 October ’22

Housing and veneration of St Bernadette’s Relics in the Cathedral

12 noon                                   Angelus followed by Solemn Mass of Welcome (Bishop + Canons)

1.00 pm – 5.30 pm                  Veneration of the Relics by individuals, parish groups and schools

1.00 pm – 5 pm                       Duckett Library Exhibition on Our Lady of Lourdes and St Bernadette 5 pm                                           Vespers

6.30 pm                                   Mass with Anointing of the Sick (Canon Blakesley)

7.30 pm onwards                    Confessions, and prayer, including the rosary, led by parish groups 9.30pm                                    Procession with Our Lady of Lourdes followed by Night Prayer

Friday 14 October ‘22

 10 am                                      Mass

10.30am – 12.30pm             Veneration of the Relics by individuals, parish groups and schools 12 noon                                   Angelus then Rosary

12.30 pm                                 Mass

1.00 pm – 5.30 pm                  Veneration of the Relics by individuals, parish groups and schools

1.00 pm – 5 pm                       Duckett Library Exhibition on Our Lady of Lourdes and St Bernadette

2.30 pm                                   Presentation, Duke Henry Room: St Bernadette & Lourdes (John Morrill)

4 pm                                        Presentation, Duke Henry Room: St Bernadette & Lourdes (John Morrill)

5 pm                                        Vespers

6.30 pm                                   Solemn Mass with Anointing of the Sick + Procession of Our Lady of Lourdes (Bishop + Canons)

8 pm onwards                         Confessions and all Night Vigil led by Couples for Christ

 Saturday 15 October ’22

8 am      Solemn Mass departure St Bernadette’s Relics (Dean Hodgson

9 am                                        Departure of St Bernadette’s Relics for OLEM in Cambridge

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