Parish News and Events

Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady

Saturday, 15th August, is the feast of the Assumption of our Lady. Masses for the feast in Saint John the Baptist church are at 6.00 pm on Friday, 14th August, and 10.00 am on Saturday, 15th August. This feast celebrates Mary’s sharing in the risen life of her Son in...

Tax Refunds on Parish Donations

You may be aware that for every donation of €250 or more we receive annually from parishioners to the parish, we get back from Revenue a further third of the donation. If you contribute €250, for example, the parish will actually receive €333. For this to happen,...

Lebanon Appeal

Fr William Stuart, who works in Lebanon with refugee children and who has celebrated Mass here and spoken at our Masses, is home from Lebanon at present. If you wanted to make a contribution to his work at this critical time for the Lebanese people, please place it in...

Numbers at Mass

Following government guidelines, we can only accommodate 50 people in the main body of the church. We can also place 12 in the gallery, or more if there are family units. This is only a third of our usual congregation. Apologies in advance to all who do not gain...

Sunday Missals for sale

Sunday Missals are for sale at the back of the church and in the Parish Office. They cost €14 but we are selling them to parishioners for €10. The Missals contain the Sunday readings for every Sunday of the three year cycle, as well as all the responses we make every...

Call for more Stewards

Many thanks to all who responded to our call for stewards, a vitally important ministry at this time. We would welcome more stewards. There is a sheet in the front porch after all the Masses on Sunday where you can leave your contact details. The commitment is to one...

Celebration of Confirmation

To allow for social distance, each of the seven classes of young people will have their own confirmation Mass next weekend. In our parish church, the children of Green Lanes and Howth Road Schools celebrate confirmation on Saturday, 22ndAugust, and the boys of Mr...

Celebration of First Holy Communion

First Holy Communion for children from Belgrove Schools will be celebrated the last weekend of September (26th/27th). Each of the six classes will have their own separate First Holy Communion Mass in the three parish churches. The children from Howth Road and Green...

Nest boxes for Swifts

Thanks to the initiative of a parishioner, five nest boxes for Swifts have arrived and are now installed on the side wall of the presbytery overlooking the church car park. There is a smaller box with an electronic calling device (quite audible) which is intended to...