The Archbishop of Tuam Dr. Michael Neary will celebrate a Mass of Remembrance this Sunday in Knock for all those who have died from Covid-19 during 2020.
People are invited to submit a prayer petition on knockshrine.ie, which will be placed on the altar and prayed for during the Mass.
The Mass begins at 12.00pm at the National Marian Shrine in the Basilica of Our Lady Queen of Heaven, Knock, and will livestreamed on knockshrine.ie.
The Rector of Knock Shrine Father Richard Gibbons says a candle will be lit to remember all those who lost their lives to the virus on the island of Ireland.
He told Midwest News that they will also be praying for those who suffered in other ways due to the pandemic.