Advance Notice: The Relics of St Therese

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The relics of St. Therese will be coming to Scotland this coming September 2019. The St Andrews Community have been asked to co-ordinate the visit within the Aberdeen Diocese.

The dates of the relics coming to Aberdeen are as follows:

Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 September:

    • Pre-visit homilies by Fr John Udris at Masses

Monday 9 September: St. Mary’s Cathedral, Aberdeen

      • 19:00 – Arrival of Relics
      • 19:10 – Rosary
      • 19:30 – Opening Mass followed by Litany to St Therese (sung)
      • 20:30 – Veneration of Relics w/hymns & Meditations (Confessions available)
        All-night Prayer Vigil with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament(Litany to St. Therese & 24 Glory Be’s each hour)

Tuesday 10 September: St. Mary’s Cathedral, Aberdeen

    • 07:00 – Mass
    • 10:30 -Blessing of Roses with Primary School Children
      • Procession to relics with Litany to St. Therese (sung)
      • Hymn
      • Talk on St. Therese’s Little Way
      • Intercessions
      • Prayer to St. Therese
      • Closing Blessing & Hymn to St. Therese
    • 11:30 – 18:30 – Veneration of Relics
    • 18:00 – Confessions
    • 18:30 – Rosary
    • 19:00 – Mass of Departure
      Veneration of Relics & All-night prayer vigil with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday 11 September: Pluscarden Abbey, Elgin & St Mary’s Inverness

    • 07:00 – Mass
    • 08:30 – Relics depart for Pluscarden
    • 11:00 –  Arrival at Pluscarden Abbey
    • 11:00-17:00 – Visit of Schools to Pluscarden Abbey
    • 17:00 – Departure for St. Mary’s, Inverness
    • 19:00 – Mass (St. Mary’s, Inverness)
      Overnight Vigil with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Rosary and other devotions

Thursday 12 September at 12 Noon: St Mary’s Inverness

    • 10:00 – Mass (with school children)
    • 12 noon –  Angelus & departure for Argyll & the Isles