Church of St. Laurence O'Toole, Kilmacud

Advent Wreath Kits

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. To help us celebrate

FEAST OF SAINT LAURENCE O’TOOLE 2020

Homily notes of Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin Archbishop of Dublin Pro-Cathedral, 14th November 2020 Link:  https://www.dublindiocese.ie/feast-of-st-laurence-o-toole-4/ 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

Our Annual Mass for the Deceased

During the month of November, we remember our loved ones. In Kilmacud we especially remember our parishioners and the bereaved families who have lost one who was dear to them during the year. The Mass will take place online on

Stewards for return to Public Mass

When restrictions lift, we will need stewards to help with our Masses on Saturday at 6pm, Sunday at 10am and 11.30am. If you can help even for one Mass a month, your help would be appreciated. The more volunteers the

Irish Jesuits International Newsletter

Irish Jesuits International have provided us with an online version of their most recent quarterly newsletter. This is usually available in hard copy format in the church so we hope that this version will allow the regular readers to catch

October is Mission Month

In this time of pandemic uncertainty, Pope Francis asks us ‘to invite Jesus into the boats of our lives. To hand over our fears to him so that he can conquer them, like the disciples, we will experience that with

Season of Creation

Prayers and Reflections for Creation Time Audio: Click here to listen to ‘A Prayer for Our Earth’ from Laudato Si’. A prayer for our earth from Laudato Si’  All-powerful God, you are present in the whole universe and in the smallest of your creatures. You

Praying the Holy Rosary

MYSTERIES OF THE ROSARY JOYFUL MYSTERIES: The Annunciation, The Visitation, The Nativity, The Presentation, The Finding in the temple. SORROWFUL MYSTERIES: Agony in the Garden, The Scourging at the pillar, the Crowning with Thorns, Jesus Carrying the Cross, the Crucifixion. GLORIOUS MYSTERIES:

Day for Life

Day for Life is celebrated annually by the Catholic Church in Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness of the meaning and value of human life at every stage and in every condition. Day

Day for life, 2020 – October 4th

About Day for Life Day for Life is celebrated annually by the Catholic Church in Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness of the meaning and value of human life at every stage and

Fr. Tony’s Anniversary Mass and Blessing of the memorial plaques

Walk While You Can, Live While You Can, Love While You Can. May he rest in peace. Gallery – Blessing of the memorial plaque for Fr. Tony in the side garden of the parish. Parish Memorial Page  Parish Bulletin –6th

Remembering Fr Tony

Fr Tony Coote, ADM (16.06.1964 – 28.08.2019) Tony represented the love of God to so many who bore in their heart troubles and doubts. He could do that because he understood what that love of God meant”. Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.

Volunteers needed

More Volunteers needed If you are free to help at any of our weekend Masses with stewarding please let us know. We need volunteers to help bring people to their seats and to ensure that we adhere to the rules

Daily Rosary after Mass

Now that the rosary has resumed after weekday Mass, we would greatly appreciate some more volunteers to lead the prayers, from time to time so that a roster of leaders could be set up. If you are available, please tell

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