Free but booking essential through The Market Place Theatre
Armagh Cathedrals Partnership invite you to a special evening of music, story, poetry and prayer to celebrate St Patrick. The guest speaker will be Fr Peter McVerry who is a native of Newry and he has been a Jesuit priest for over forty years. He has worked for most of his life to reduce homelessness and the harm caused by drug misuse and social disadvantage on the streets of Dublin. He founded The Arrupe Charity which is now named The Peter McVerry Trust, which seeks to address homelessness. In 2016, the charity worked with over 4500 vulnerable youths.
Fr Peter is a social activist and he’s a strong activist for those who have no voice in society. He has written widely on issues relating to the homeless and social justice and he has been awarded a number of high profile awards in recognition of his great work. During the evening, he will invite us to reflect on the words of St Patrick in his Confession “I am Patrick…utterly worthless in the eyes of many”.
It promises to be a very special evening as we celebrate the St Patrick’s Festival in Armagh and light refreshments will be served afterwards.