Fifth Sunday of Lent - Cycle A - All welcome.

Prayers + Readings for Sunday 26 March on page 137

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 Martin Burke , Eilis Timmons and Des Healy recently deceased, and for Annie Mulcahy whose anniversary occurs around this time.


March 2023- Mass times and intentions

Saturday 25 March 2023 -The Annunciation of the Lord-10 a.m. – Celebrant’s Intention

5 p.m.- Francis Doyle- 19th anniversary

Sunday 26 March 2023

9 a.m. – Celebrant’s intentions

10.30. a.m.-Mary Murphy- anniversary

Simon Connor- anniversary

Eamon Dignam- recently deceased

Síle Mooney- recently deceased

12.00 noon - Parishioners’ intentions

 Monday 27 March 2023

10.00 a.m. – Special intention

Gerry Roche- recently deceased

Thomas Horan- recently deceased

Tuesday 28 March 2023

10.00 a.m. – Gerard White- recently deceased

Special intention

James Keating – recently deceased

Wednesday 29 March 2023

10.00 a.m.- James Keating – recently deceased

Thursday 30 March 2023

10.00 a.m. – Varghese Mathew

Lily Godley- recently deceased

Friday 31 March 2023

10.00 a.m.- Pauline O’Dowd Smith- recently deceased

Special intention

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

last weekend amounted to €1850. Thank you.

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 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 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.

Please note  that the  revised Parish Privacy Notice has been published on the parish website. If you have any questions or require further information, please email Noelle Dowling at

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 - Last session on Monday Evening in Lent to introduce you to the practice of servant leadership: 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 this Sunday 26 March after the 10.30 a.m. & 12.00 Masses in aid of Motor Neurone Disease