Ireland: Cardinal Brady - Consistory and homecoming

Source: Irish Catholic Media Office

The Consistory this coming Saturday morning in Rome at which Archbishop Brady will be created Cardinal by Pope Benedict XVI will be broadcast live on RTE 1 Television at 9.25am. Additionally, on Sunday morning, the Mass, at which the Pope will confer each new Cardinal with a ring as a sign of their office, will also be broadcast live on RTE 1 Television at 9.25am. The Saturday ceremony only will be broadcast live on RTE Radio 1 medium wave. Baron Georges Minne, formerly organist at St Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh, will play the Cathedral carillon bells on Saturday, 24 November at 9.30am to coincide with the consistory in Rome. The newly-created Cardinal Brady will return from Rome to Armagh on Thursday, 29 November. The new Cardinal will celebrate Mass in St Patrick's Cathedral, Armagh that evening at 8pm. His Eminence's journey home from Dublin Airport will include stops along the way as outlined below: 12.30pm - 1.15pm St Peter's Church, Drogheda 2.30pm - 3pm Ardee 3.30pm - 4.15pm St Patrick's Church, Dundalk 5pm - 5.15pm Newtownhamilton 5.30pm - 6pm Keady 6.15pm - 6.30pm Ballymacnab 7pm Arrive outskirts of Armagh for Parade through City Centre 8pm Mass in St Patrick's Cathedral Armagh City The Cardinal will review the parade at the Monaghan Road junction before boarding an open-top vehicle and joining the parade, commencing at 7pm sharp, to process through the streets of Armagh City via Irish Street, Ogle Street, Thomas Street, English Street, and Cathedral Road, arriving at St Patrick's Cathedral at 7.45pm. Concelebrated Mass will commence at 8pm sharp. The new Cardinal, present in choral dress, will address the congregation, his first such address in Armagh as Cardinal Primate Archbishop. The Cathedral Choir will sing. Sound will be relayed outside. The carillon bells will be played. Stewarding will be on hand to facilitate parking. Cardinal Brady can be assured of the traditional warm Armagh welcome to its newly-created Cardinal. Cardinal Brady will be Armagh's eighth Cardinal, the first being Cardinal Logue who was created Cardinal in 1893.

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