Church of St. Laurence O'Toole, Kilmacud

A few words from Archbishop Dermot

So, what do we do? Like a garden, our communities of faith need constant attention. We are called to listen to each other, and also listen to God. How might we do this? As next steps on the way, you

Thank you to everyone who attended the meeting in the Parish Centre . Building Hope Meeting Report June 2022 Your contributions and participation were hugely appreciated as we journey together through the Building Hope stage. Let us continue to pray

Building Hope

Following the words from Fr Joe in the newsletter a few weeks ago, we are looking for members to join a steering group who can take us in to the next phase of the road map “Building Hope”. More information

Kilmacud Parish Synod Feedback Report

The parish synod feedback report was submitted to Archbishops House, Synod Committee, on 18th April. The report reflects the feedback from the two gatherings, and after the gatherings, the parish synod group subsequently met to consider the emerging themes as well

Synodal gatherings – update from Kilmacud

After two very successful gatherings on 23rd and 30th March, the feedback to the questions posed are being collated and consolidated for a final report to go to Archbishop’s House this week. There is a lot of rich feedback and

This is our time! We can reshape the way we are Church. Let’s do it!

Archbishop Farrell has been our Bishop for just over a year. When he arrived into the Dublin Diocese he came with a reputation for reform, which he had earned in Ossory Diocese. There he led the people and priests through

St Patrick’s Day Mass

For the last couple of years, we haven’t been able to gather together to celebrate our Patron Saint. So, this year maybe we can do him proud. In Kilmacud there will be Masses at 10.00 and 11.30am and in Mount

Novena to St Joseph | Friday March 11th – Saturday March 19th

We invite you to join us in a Novena to St. Joseph starting on Friday 11th March for 9 days. Please join the Novena by reading the short reflections each day and saying the Novena prayer to St. Joseph. The

Listening to our Young Church – Dublin Diocesan Teen Synod

Young People of Dublin – This is your chance! Pope Francis wants to hear what you think or feel about our Church. We would love to hear your voice at our Dublin Diocesan Teen Synod! Join us online Thursday 31st March

Statement from Archbishop Dermot Farrell on the Invasion of Ukraine

I wish to express my shock and dismay at the tragic events unfolding in Ukraine.   Significant diplomatic efforts have come to naught in the brutal, cynical, and a very violent invasion of Ukraine in recent days. My heart is with

# Listening Lent

Kilmacud Bethany Bereavement Support Meeting

Many people have experienced grief and loss during the pandemic. You will find strength and hope by sharing your loss with others. The meeting takes place in the Parish Centre on Wednesday 23rd February @ 7.30pm All are welcome

The Office for Vocations to Priesthood invite you to join in praying for Deacon Joe Keegan who will be ordained to the priesthood by Archbishop Dermot Farrell. The Ordination takes place on Sunday, 20th February at 3 pm in the

Catholic Shools: Living Life to the Full – Shane Horan

First and foremost, you should all be proud of yourselves as young people for coming through the last 18 – 24 months as all aspects of your lives have been disrupted in some way by the Covid 19 pandemic, be

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


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