Church of St. Laurence O'Toole, Kilmacud

Remembering Fr Tony

The first anniversary of the death of Fr Tony Coote, ADM will take place on Friday 28th August. Planning is underway to remember Fr Tony on the weekend of his anniversary at all Masses and with the installation of a

Home & Family Prayers

“Lord, teach us to pray” (Luke 11:1) The disciples, seeing our Lord so long at prayer, Asked that they might learn to pray. And Jesus taught them.   MORNING PRAYER My Jesus, through Mary the mother of our church and

Prayer for Grandparents

Lord Jesus, you were born of the Virgin Mary, the daughter of Saints Joachim and Anne. Look with love on grandparents the world over. Protect them. They are a source of enrichment for families, for the Church and for all

The Catholic Grandparents Association Annual Diocesan Mas

July 26th Sunday at 11.15am Mass at Mount Merrion Church Celebrated by the Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo on the feast day of The Grandparents of Jesus, Sts. Joacim & Anne, July 26th Sunday at 11.15am Mass that we

Public Rosary

With the widening scope for public gatherings under Covid 19 regulations the weekly Public Rosary (under the auspices of the Legion of Mary) will resume as follows: Venue: Our Lady’s Grotto, St Laurence’s Park, Stillorgan Day: Thursdays Time: 8.15pm Whilst

End of term Mass online for St Raphaela’s School

End of term Mass online for St Raphaela’s School on Tuesday 23rd June We welcome all our pupils to join us on our webcam. This can be accessed via our website or on

Reopening of the churches for public Mass on June 29th

A few words from Fr Joe…. Dear friends, As you may have read in the latest Parish Newsletter, we are planning with a sense of hope and new beginnings, for the reopening of the churches for public Mass on June

Special Mass for 2nd Class Students

Special Mass for 2nd Class Students preparing for First Eucharist Sunday 31st May 2020 We invite the children and their families to join us for Mass via the webcam. We would love you to join in the singing of the


Nine Days of Prayer “Pentecost is considered the birthday of the Church, the day when that first community of believers were baptized with the Holy Spirit and sent out to tell the world about the Risen Christ. The storm of

First Holy Communion Children

 We remember and say a prayer especially for all our girls and boys in our Parish schools of Mount Anville National, St Raphaela’s, St Laurence’s and The Children’s House Primary. They would have been due to make their First Holy

Scripture Summer School

Each year, a Scripture Summer School takes place in Dublin (Holy Cross Diocesan Centre). Over the years, people have enjoyed being together to talk about their faith and to learn about the Word of God. The experience of being “together

Letter of His Holiness Pope Francis to the Faithful, May 2020

Letter of His Holiness Pope Francis to the Faithful for the Month of May 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters, The month of May is approaching, a time when the People of God express with particular intensity their love and devotion

Stations of the Cross

Led by the Kilmacud Parish Youth Choir, our young readers, altar servers and their families. We are all missing the experience of being in the Church for the Easter ceremonies. We hope that this video brings comfort and hope to

The Easter Triduum – A Virtual Celebration

A lovely offering on the Easter Triduum from Dan Schutte ( St. Louis Jesuit) “Through music and images we can still make our Paschal journey together while still being apart.”  visit website here

Church leaders give thanks for frontline workers and call Ireland to pray

The leaders of Ireland’s main Churches, together with other denominations and Christian organizations, have issued a call to pray, which will take place on Palm Sunday, 5 April from 3 pm-4 pm. “Though we cannot meet as the gathered Church,

Support Services for Older and Vulnerable People

The Dublin Diocese have compiled a list of some essential support services that have been put in place and others who have increased their capacity at this time, including mental health and domestic violence agencies. Please note,  in particular, the

A Spirituality of Care for the Earth

“If we allow ourselves to become lost in wonder at nature we will commit ourselves to care for the Earth”. Donal Dorr, MA. DD Donal Dorr is a theologian and missionary priest who has served as a consultor to the

Where to find daily Mass

WEBCAMS – RADIO – TV – INTERNET Diocesan and parish webcams in Ireland Around the country, some parish churches and cathedrals livestream Mass and other liturgies on webcams which can accessed on the homepage of and on:  


UPDATE – CORONAVIRUS – IMPORTANT NOTICE MOUNT MERRION, KILMACUD, & CLONSKEAGH PARISHES In the light of the ‘Stay at Home’ policy currently in operation and bearing in mind our collective health and safety responsibilities, the churches of the three parishes

Lenten Trocaire Boxes

Lenten Trocaire Boxes are at the doors of the church. Please collect one on your way out. Thank you!