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21 December 2022

The 56th World Day of Peace 2023 will be celebrated in the Diocese at a special Mass
in St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral on Sunday, 1st January 2023 at 11.00 a.m.
On that day, I also invite you to celebrate Mass in your parish for the intention of
world peace. You may wish to include special prayers for peace during other
Masses and parish liturgies on 1st January, or during the week.
The Message of His Holiness, Pope Francis, for the 56th World Day of Peace,
1st January 2023, is "No one can be saved alone. Combatting Covid-19 together, embarking
together on paths of peace. "
The Message can be found on

May the celebration of the Feast of Christmas bring you peace and joy.

Yours sincerely,

Archbishop of Dublin