ST Anthony’s solemn novena will be held in Limerick’s St John’s Cathedral from Friday June 5 to Saturday June 13. Conducted by Fr Tom Ryan PP (Shannon), Mass will be celebrated each day at 10am and 5.45pm. Mass will be held at 10am and 6pm on Saturday and 10.30am and 7pm on Sunday. On Tuesday June 9, the blessing of expectant mothers will take place after the evening Novena, while the anointing of the sick will take place at 10am on Wednesday June 10. The Blessing of children will take place at the school hall in St John’s Girls’ and Infants Boys’ School on Thursday, June 11 at 9.15am. Blessing of lilies takes place on the final day of the Novena.