The beloved hymn written by Austrian priest Fr Joseph Mohr was first performed in December 1818.
“The pilgrimage will be a witness to hope and will enable us to forge even greater friendships and work yet harder for peace together in the future.”
Chairperson of the Dublin Council of Churches urges members and patrons not to return unchanged to their various Christian communities.
Service marks the Armistice between the Allies and the Germans in 1918 and those who lost their lives in that conflict and any other conflict.
Faithful urged to overcome indifference towards the innumerable victims of war.