Fourth Sunday of Lent - Cycle A - All welcome.

Prayers + Readings for Sunday 19 March on page 131

in the St. Paul Sunday Missal - Masses may be viewed live daily via webcam. webcam

email: Parish Office phone 01 284 5299 -

Mission Statement - Our Parish seeks to live as a family – supporting one another, open to all comers, and 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.

Your prayers are requested for Agnes O’Sullivan recently deceased, and for Anne Nolan and Jim O’Connor whose anniversary occurs around this time.


March 2023- Mass times and intentions

Saturday 18 March 2023

10 a.m. – Celebrant’s Intention

5 p.m.- Phyllis & Arthur Tuck- anniversary

Kathleen & Bill Brien- anniversary

Sunday 19 March 2023

9 a.m. – Parishioners’ intentions

10.30. a.m.-Leo & Mary Lennon- anniversary

Patrick & Mary Swan- anniversary

Evelyn Swan- R.I.P.

Martin Counihan- recently deceased

12.00 noon - Bill (William) Byrne -R.I.P.

Dora Massey- 1st anniversary

Margaret Higgins- anniversary

 Jack Fadden- recently deceased

 Monday 20 March 2023- St. Joseph

10.00 a.m. - Deceased members of the English, Kelly, Costello & Burns families

In thanksgiving for those who sympathised with the family of the late Agnes O’Sullivan

Special Intention (birthday)

Special Intention (birthday)

Special Intention (birthday)                                                               

Tuesday 21 March 2023

10.00 a.m. - Special Intention 

7.00 p.m. – Ceremony of Light                        

Wednesday 22 March 2023

10.00 a.m.- The Holy Souls

Thursday 23 March 2023

10.00 a.m. – Jim Byrden- recently deceased

Friday 24 March 2023

10.00 a.m.- Mary Grant- recently deceased

7.00 p.m. – Stations of the Cross


Stations of the Cross at 7.00 p.m. on Fridays during Lent in B.S. chapel- All welcome.

The March Collection for the Saint Vincent de Paul takes place at all Masses this weekend. 


Holy Week Leaflets

Leaflets with the dates and the times of the Holy Week & Easter Ceremonies are available on the tables near the church doors. Please take one. You might also like to take some additional leaflets for your neighbours & friends.


Trocaire Boxes/ donation envelopes are available on the tables near the church doors for contributions to the charitable work of Trocaire   during this Lent.


Easter Dues envelopes 2023 are available on the tables near the church doors. Please return to the church safe or the parish office. Thank you.

Family Mass 12 Noon -Sundays. Children are encouraged to take an active part in this Mass through reading, singing, and drama. Children preparing for First Holy Communion and Confirmation are encouraged to take part. Practice for this family Mass takes place at 11.15 a.m. each Sunday prior to the Mass. Thank you.

KNOCK PILGRIMAGE CHOIR Would you like to participate in a Choir of Many Voices for our Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock on Saturday, April 29? It will provide a unique opportunity for people from our Archdiocese to participate in our pilgrimage Mass, celebrated by Archbishop Dermot Farrell. If you would like to participate, please email with you name, your parish, the position you sing in and your phone number or email address.  Alternatively, you can phone 086 369 1217 with this information. Rehearsals will be organised and we will provide further updates over the coming weeks.

Archbishop Farrell has confirmed that the Chrism Mass will be celebrated on Holy Thursday, 6th April 2023, at 10.30pm in St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral.

Building Hope Established by Archbishop Farrell to involve groups of nearby parishes working in partnership e.g., Mass times & sharing of activities.   Partnership Grouping is   Foxrock, Newtownpark Avenue, Blackrock, Monkstown, Kill O’ the Grange.

 Building Hope Pastoral Meeting for Parish Clergy & PPC chairs 7.30 p.m. Monday 20th March at Foxrock Parish Pastoral Centre.

Building Hope - Five sessions on Monday Evenings in Lent to introduce you to the practice of servant leadership: March 20, March 27, all 7.30pm to 9pm in St Paul’s Centre for Mission and Ministry, Arran Quay. This is especially for all those in parish ministries and pastoral councils. Led by Peter Siney and Patricia Carroll. 

‘Drink Tea for MND’- Tea and coffee morning will be held in the Parish Resource Centre on Sunday 26 March after the 10.30 a.m. & 12.00 Masses in aid of Motor Neurone Disease .

 Pilgrimage to Medjugorje-Wednesday 13th September to 20th September Contact: Valarie Somers 0879908840 Priest: Fr. John Killeen

KNOCK PILGRIMAGE- The 2023 Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock, led by Archbishop Farrell, will take place on Saturday April 29. email

10.00 a.m.  Mass from Monday to Saturday inclusive is in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel to help reduce heating costs (gas) due to the huge increase of gas costs (1 December 2022 to 4 January 2023 €4,744.52). Electric Thermal Radiators have been installed in the Blessed Sacrament chapel for your comfort during 10.00a.m. weekday morning Mass (cost € 2,500 approx.). Outside of weekday morning Masses, the other Masses will be in the Main Church. Thank you for donations received towards the heating costs as well as for your patience.