Church of St. Laurence O'Toole, Kilmacud

Catholic Schools: Living Life to the Full

23 January – 30 January Sunday, 23 January, marks the beginning of Catholic Schools Week 2022. During this week, we aim to celebrate the unique contribution that Catholic schools, both primary and post-primary, make to supporting each other and living

18th -25th January Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

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 18-25thJanuary, the Church prays in particular for this desire of Jesus. This year the

New Year’s Eve 3.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Thanksgiving Prayer Service with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Drop in and spend a few moments of quiet time with our Lord. 31st December 2021 3.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Service of Reflection & Reconciliation Mount Merrion on Monday 20th @ 7.30pm

Thank you for the invitation to lead the Advent Reflection and Reconciliation Service this year. I’ve been asked to speak about migration during this reflection – in truth all I can share with you is what I have learnt from

Poinsettia

The decoration of the Church for Christmas is centred on the crib, the tree and the all the festive colours. Nothing suggests that we are serious about this celebration more than the bright red Christmas flower, the poinsettia. The parish

Upcoming Dates for your diary

11th & 12th December – Bambellini Sunday bring your Baby Jesus figurine from your crib at home to have it blessed here in the Church during Mass. 20th December – Service of Reflection & Reconciliation Mount Merrion at 7.30pm 26

COP26 Opening Day Vigil Sunday October 31st 2-5pm St.Therese Mt.Merrion

Still time to sign the petition … https://thecatholicpetition.org/

Parish Advent Wreath Project

Parish Advent Wreath Project This year we are offering candles or candles and a floral ring to help people construct their Advent wreath, or just replace the candles from last year. All orders will be “online only” to parishadventwreath@gmail.com. The

Congratulations to all the young people in our local parish schools who have made or are making their First Holy Communion in these coming days.

Pope Francis’s invitation for the Season of Creation

During this Season of Creation, Pope Francis is inviting everyone to pray for “an environmentally sustainable lifestyle”. Pope Francis urges us to take the opportunity to reflect on “the way we eat, consume, travel, or the way we use water,

Crosscare Annual Collection for 2021

The Annual Crosscare Collection, the social support agency of the Archdiocese of Dublin will be taken up at all Masses in the Diocese on the weekend of the 18th & 19th September. It will replace the usual Share collection. Through

Congratulations to all the young people in our local parish schools who have made or are making their Confirmation in these coming days. May the gifts of the Holy Spirit guide them and direct them in their lives.

The Legion of Mary – Centenary celebrations

The Legion of Mary started in Myra House, Francis Street, Dublin on 7 th September 1921 with just 15 people in the room. At last count (before Covid) there were 4 million active members who met weekly and did assigned

GUIDED PILGRIMAGES ON THE LOUGH DERG PILGRIM PATH

GUIDED PILGRIMAGES ON THE LOUGH DERG PILGRIM PATH will be offered on Sunday 12th, Wednesday 15th, Saturday 18th & Sunday 26th September and Sunday 3rd October, with Mass outdoors, weather permitting.  The full route is a 12km loop, with a

LOURDES AT HOME 2021 – A VIRTUAL JOURNEY TOGETHER

DUBLIN DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE “LOURDES AT HOME 2021” A VIRTUAL JOURNEY TOGETHER Sanctuary Theme 2021: “Lourdes: A place of Grace, of Hope and of Resilience” Wednesday 8th September (Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary) Opening Mass at 7.30pm in

Remembering Fr Tony

Walk While You Can, Live While You Can, Love While You Can. This weekend we remember Fr Tony on his second anniversary. His fruitful ministry, courage and strength, pastoral vision and compassion for others will always be in our minds

Hearty congratulations to Sr. Catherine!

Maria Domenica Mazzarello wisely advises: “God will not ask if we have done as much as someone else, but if we have used all the gifts we have. Sr Catherine has many gifts and in a quiet, industrious and effective

The Lough Derg Pilgrim Path

The Lough Derg Pilgrim Path on the lough shore is now open daily. The full route is a 12km loop, with a shorter 8km option, and several information boards highlight features of particular interest. Leaflets are available at the Visitors