"If you judge people you have no time to love them."

- Mother Teresa

  1. DONATE BUTTON - Please note that we need to make administration changes to the operation of the Donate Button,. Therefore, the system will be temporarily unavailable for a period of approximately four weeks. We will advise you when it is operational again. In the meantime, we would encourage you to make donations through the Parish Office or by leaving a donation in the safe at the back of the church. We thank you for your ongoing support. 
  2. MASS BOOKINGS can now be made by calling to the Sacristy after mass and speaking with Vincent or by email to  
  3. THE SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL acknowledge with thanks the sum of €1,826 collected last Sunday.
  4. BUILDING HOPE NOVENA TO THE HOLY SPIRIT - You are warmly invited to join with every parish in the diocese in a Novena to the Holy Spirit – a period of prayer, reflection and planning for the renewal of the Church in the Archdiocese of Dublin. The Novena will take place in the nine days from 21st -29th May beginning on the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord, through Pentecost and continuing to the Feast of Mary, Mother of the Church.

  5. MIRACULOUS MEDAL – Novena will begin on 22 May at 7pm for nine consecutive Mondays at the Divine Master Oratory, White's Cross. Rosary, Consecration to the Miraculous Medal, Holy Mass and Benediction during which the Divine Mercy Chaplet will be said. All welcome.

  6. ROSARY IN MAY – The Rosary will be recited at the Marian Shrine, Marian Park, each Tuesday in May at 7.30pm. All welcome
  7. ALL IRELAND ROSARY RALLY IN KNOCK - Saturday 3rd June from 1pm in Knock. It will include Holy Mass, the Rosary the Stations of the Cross and a talk by Bishop Oliver Doeme. A bus will leave from Dublin. It is advisable to book your seat early to avoid disappointment. Phone Loirin: 087 241 2611  

  8. A SPECIAL PRESENTATION will be made at the 10.45 Mass on Sunday 4th June to Ruth Orr our Parish Secretary after many years of faithful service to the Parish. We wish Ruth well in her retirement 

  9. UKRAINE APPEAL - We have received a request from a community worker in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown for items for Ukrainian people moving into accommodation; specifically, Pots, pans, cutlery, delph, bed covers – Single and double please. A box for donations will be in the Pastoral Centre until 6 May. If you have any items in good condition you wish to donate, we will pass them on to those in need. Thank you
  10. HATS FOR THE HOMELESS Our knitters are looking for donations of wool to help them to continue knitting hats, scarves and gloves for the homeless. Odd balls of wool will be accepted. The wool may be left at the end of the church for collection by a group member. 
  11. BUILDING HOPE In April Archbishop Dermot Farrell established a Task Force called Building Hope to assess the needs of the people of the diocese emerging from Covid-19 and to support parish communities, as they undertake radical renewal and look to the future. We hope to establish a Parish Team to keep us informed about developments. See diocesan website (herefor further information. If you would like to be part of this team, please leave your name and number with the office or email 
  12. LUMEN is a place of encounter, dialogue and learning in the heart of Blackrock (Sion Hill). Inspired by the Dominican ethos, they offer a broad range of morning, evening and online modules for adults of all ages. Gain from the experience and expertise of tutors and lecturers in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Spring Registration is now open. To register online please visit
  13. BECOME A CHURCH VOLUNTEER - Sanitizers to keep our Sacred Space clean; Readers; Ministers of the Eucharist; Power Point Team and Zoom Camera Team. A short training session will be given, where necessary.
  14. WORLD YOUTH DAY LISBON 2023 - August 1 to 6 in Lisbon 2023.  Parishes and individuals are now invited to register their interest in either attending WYD Lisbon or organising a parish group to participate.At present it is intended to have the option for teenagers aged 16-18 to participate as well as those aged 18-29.The Archdiocese of Dublin has a great tradition in participation at World Youth Day. This is a great opportunity to reach out to young people and connect them to young people in many parishes that will participate at WYD. A full pastoral programme for all pilgrims will also commence later in the year, with opportunities for leadership roles as well.  More info here
  15. UKRAINE CRISIS - If parishioners have made offers to accommodate Ukrainian refugees with the Red Cross, or are already hosting, we request you to please inform the Diocese by emailing Patrick Nelson ( and Victoria Leatham (