Why do people go to Carfin Grotto?

Why do people go to Carfin Grotto?

The shrine opened in late 1922 and it quickly became a pilgrimage site for Catholics from across Scotland and the rest of the world. Services were held for the Polish and Lithuanian communities that had settled in Scotland. Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims of different faiths have visited Carfin.

Is carfin grotto open during lockdown?

Please join us LIVE on Facebook each morning for Holy Rosary at 9.30am and Mass at 10am. If a Mass or Rosary is taking place as has been the case since the start of lockdown, we continue to ask you not to stop outside, you may however continue to walk around the grounds and pray.

Is carfin grotto shop open?

At present the shop will be open weekdays Mass times and liturgical services. Agnes normally opens at 10 am and stays to around 2pm depending on customers.

Are dogs allowed in Carfin Grotto?

1 answer. As far as I know they are allowed in as long as they dont do their business in there .

Where in Scotland is carfin?

Carfin (Scottish Gaelic: An Càrn Fionn, meaning the White Cairn) is a village situated to the north-east of Motherwell, Scotland. Most local amenities are shared with the adjacent villages of Holytown, Newarthill and New Stevenston which have a combined population of around 20,000 across the four localities.

Where is MINI Lourdes located?

The religious shrine found in an urban neighbourhood. On Tyrconnell Road, in the grounds of Mary Immaculate Church in Inchicore, there is a full-size replica of the grotto at Lourdes – a site visited annually by countless pilgrims worshipping the Virgin Mary.

When is Holy Mass at the Carfin Grotto?

Carfin Grotto was live. Join us LIVE for the Holy Rosary at 9:30am followed by Holy Mass at 10am.

When do relics of St Therese of Lisieux go to Carfin Grotto?

At the end of August the relics of St Therese of Lisieux will be welcomed to Carfin Grotto. A full programme of events is planned to take place during this time to commemorate the co-patron of the Grotto.

Why was Jessie Lou at the Carfin Grotto?

Jessie-Lou wanted to come to Carfin Grotto to sing to the Blessed Mother in thanskgiving for her First Holy Communion and also to pray for the boys and girls of Ireland who are still waiting to make their First Holy Communion because of the restrictions Carfin Grotto was live. Requiem Mass for John Tamburrini 11:30am. Carfin Grotto was live.