Church of St. Laurence O'Toole, Kilmacud

Catholic Schools Week 2021: 24 − 31 January 2021

Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith and Resilience

18th – 25th January Week of Prayer for Christian Unit

From the Carmelites, Kilmacud It was the great desire of Jesus, the night before his Passion and Death, that all his disciples be united as one, and each year from 18-25th January, the Church prays in particular for this desire

A few words from Fr Joe…………………

In my extended family, we are 63 cousins, children of 8 families. Of these 9 were adopted as children and we all grew up together as cousins and shared the same grandparents. During this week, I have been very mindful

The Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord

 Fr Paddy speaks to us about the Sacrament of Baptism and shares his reflections on The Baptism of Our Lord.

A few words from Fr Joe…………….

How many pine needles are there on a Christmas Tree? I wondered about this when I took down my tree just after the Epiphany. Having removed all the lights and decorations, the tree looked fine to me, but the floor

Reflections for the 54th World day of Peace 1 January 2021

The New Year ushers in new challenges and new opportunities. It brings new hope for a more lasting peace..

Anne’s Reflection on this, the Feast of the Holy Family

Anne Galligan shares a reflection on the family of Mary, Joseph and their son Jesus on this, the Feast of the Holy Family.

Children’s Nativity Play, St Laurence’s, Kilmacud

Children’s Nativity play from St Laurence’s, Kilmacud.

Sr Catherine’s Advent Reflection

Sr Catherine shares an Advent Reflection for this fourth week of Advent :  Carrying Christ, the King of Love  

Stephen’s Advent Reflection

Advent, an opportunity to wait and pray, so that we may grow in faith, hope and love. An Advent reflection Stephen Andrews, parishioner at Kilmacud.

Kilmacud Advent Talk with Joan Freeman

An evening with Joan Freeman, former senator and founder of Pieta House. We are delighted that Joan Freeman will join us for an advent talk at 8.00pm on Wednesday, 9th December. Joan will speak about growing up in a home

Fr Peter’s Advent Reflection

 What is most important this Advent Season? Fr Peter reflects on an experience from his childhood.

Christmas Colouring Competition.

This Advent, Kilmacud Parish would like to invite the children of the parish to enter our Christmas Colouring Competition. You can use one of the printable pages provided or you can create your own Christmas scene. The entries will be

Jesse Tree

We invite all parishioners to visit the Jesse Tree in the church during Advent and to read the display explaining its history. We also invite everybody to take a printed symbol, bring it home to personalise with colour, a prayer,

Sr Sarah-Anne’s Advent Reflection

“Advent is a time of preparation,  showing love to each other is sharing in the gift of Christmas”

Advent Wreath Kits

Advent Wreath, Kilmacud Parish 2020

On Sunday, 29th November, the season of Advent begins. Amid the Covid crisis, it is more important than ever that we celebrate this hopeful time of preparation for the Coming of Jesus our Lord and Saviour. Assembling your Advent Wreath


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Homily notes of Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin Archbishop of Dublin Pro-Cathedral, 14th November 2020 Link: Saint Paul reminded us in our first reading that his ministry was a ministry of service for Jesus’ sake.  He himself was simply the earthenware

Latest Coronavirus Updates for Parishes

REFLECTIONS OF ARCHBISHOP DIARMUID MARTIN ON THE CURRENT COVID 19 SITUATION Click here for the most recent updates   9th November 2020 When the current pandemic broke out earlier this year, very few of us imagined that we would still be living

Thank You from Simon of Cyrene

In the year 2000, as the parish millennium project, the society of Simon of Cyrene was formed by Fr Michael Loftus PP and a group of dedicated parishioners including Vincent Maher, Bro Donal de Bara, Ethel Fingleton, Sr Carmel and

COVID-19 Support Line for Older People

The support line is open: seven days a week, 8.00am – 8.00pm, by calling 0818 222 024