Twenty- Sixth Sunday in Ordinary TIME

Parish Mission Statement

Our Parish seeks to live as a family – supporting one another, open to all comers, building a community where each person feels wanted and cared for. To make this happen, we will work to grow in holiness through prayer and service and we will try to show God’s love in our daily lives. Ceremonies available on parish webcam.

Prayers + Readings on page 356 St. Paul Sunday Missal 2022 Cycle C

Your prayers are requested for the souls of those who died recently, Dr. Rosemary Boothman and Darren Bryan, and Noel Kennedy  whose anniversary occurs around this time.





September Mass times and intentions


Saturday 24 September 2022

10 a.m. – Celebrant’s Intentions

5 p.m. – Mary Taite- 1st anniversary

Dag Henrichsen-3rd anniversary

Jack O’Reilly- anniversary

Michael Coleman- recently deceased

Anne Kennedy- recently deceased

Sunday 25 September 2022

9 a,m. – Rosemary Bootman- recently deceased

Andrew Chapman- recently deceased

Nora O’Rourke- recently deceased

10.30. a.m. –  Kathleen Corr- anniversary

Rosemary Boothman- recently deceased

12 noon –  Parishioners’ intentions

 Monday 26 September 2022

10 a.m. –Pauline Molloy- recently deceased

Mary Byrne- decently deceased

 Tuesday 27 September 2022

10.00 a.m.-Lilian Condon- recently deceased

Wednesday 28 September 2022

10.00 a.m. Des Bodley- recently deceased

Thursday 29 September 2022

10.00 a.m.  Cathal O’Carroll- recently deceased

Friday 30 September 2022

10.00 a.m.- Celebrant’s intention


Cross Care Annual Appeal 2022 raised €1,531 here  last weekend. Thank you.


Environmental Group

Sunday 2nd October 2022 is the first of our Family Masses. Following this Mass children from Monkstown Educate Together National School, Holy Family National School and Kill O’the Grange National School will plant three olive trees in the church grounds as part of their contribution to Environmental Awareness. Olive trees were the trees in the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus was arrested on Holy Thursday Night.


From next Sunday 2nd October 2022 the Mass at 12 Noon will be the Family Mass.  Children are encouraged to take an active part in this Mass through reading, singing, and drama.  Children preparing for the Sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation are encouraged to take part.  There will be a practice for this Mass each Thursday from 4.00 pm to 5 pm in the Church, beginning Thursday the 29th September 2022.  Parents are encouraged to attend this practice and we will be pleased to hear suggestions and ideas from parents.  If you child is unable to attend on a Thursday, please attend the Family Mass on Sunday. 


The Season of Creation began on 1 September and ends on 4 October, the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of ecology. This is the annual Christian celebration to listen and respond together to the cry of Creation. Christian communities will unite around the theme, “Listen to the Voice of Creation.” There will be a Holy Hour in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament on each Friday in September from 7pm – 8pm. Please come along and join with the Parish Environmental Group to place before the Lord our concerns and worries for the world and all the creatures that inhabit it. 

7.00 p.m. 4th October 2022- Meeting of Parish Pastoral Council at Resource Centre

Tax Back Returns 2021

The CHY3 Forms for the tax rebate scheme  2021 have been posted. S.A.E, return envelopes were not included in order to save parish funds. Please fill the forms and return them to the parish office or to the big safe in the church. Thanks.

Collections during Mass on Sundays/ Holydays -  Two separate diocesan collections are taken up during the Mass- the First Collection for the priests of the parish and the diocese (Common Fund) after the homily and the Second Collection (Share Fund) after the intercessions. You might like to use the Tap & Go devices for these collections. The Share collection is sometimes replaced by a special diocesan collection as announced.

Parish Support Fund- weekly donations-Your weekly donations (Voluntary Family Offering) are vital for the running expenses of the Parish. This Parish Fund is used to pay salaries, the bills for lighting, heating, insurance, repairs and general maintenance. Please put what you have been giving for the running of the Parish into the Boxes on the tables beside the doors either before or after Mass. Parish upkeep depends on your contributions to  this fund. Standing Order Forms are available on the tables near the church-door. if you would like to  fill in  one and return it  to the office/ safe in the church when convenient. You have been very generous with your contributions to the parish upkeep fund. Thank you.

If interested in joining the Funeral Ministry Team/Baptismal Team, please contact one of the parish clergy.