NEWSLETTER SUNDAY 9 April 2023- Easter Sunday & Easter Week- Cycle A - All welcome.

Prayers + Readings for Easter Sunday 9 April on page 226

in the St. Paul Sunday Missal - Masses are streamed 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.

A very blessed Easter in the joy of the Lord’s Resurrection to you all.

Your prayers are requested for John Devlin recently deceased, and for those whose anniversaries occur around this time.


April 2023- Mass times and intentions

Holy Saturday 08 April 2023

10.00 a.m. Morning Prayer

11.00 a.m. Blessing of Food

9.00 p.m. Easter Vigil & Mass- Prayers & Readings from page 192 in the St. Paul Sunday Missal

Celebrant’s intentions

Easter Sunday- 9th April

9.00 a.m.- Peter Zambra- anniversary

Tom McGovern- anniversary

Mollie & Seamus Carroll- anniversary

10.30 a.m.- Jack Synnott- 2nd anniversary

Bernie Whelan – anniversary

Jimmy & Josie Coyne- anniversary

Martin Burke- recently deceased

12.00 noon- Parishioners’ intentions

Monday 10 April 2023

10.00 a.m.- Peter Morgan- 1st anniversary

Paula Gogarty- anniversary                         

Tuesday 11 April 2023

10.00 a.m.- Brian Finan – recently deceased

Wednesday 12 April 2023

10.00 a.m.-Brian Finan- recently deceased

Thursday 13 April 2023

10.00 a.m.- Altar List of the Dead (April)

Friday 14 April 2023

10.00 a.m. – Altar list of the Dead (April)


Easter Sunday Morning at 7.30 a.m.

Dawn Service in Kill Abbey Cemetery and afterward Tea, Coffee, and Hot Cross buns in the Church of Ireland Hall. All welcome.

A word of special thanks to all who have prepared the Lenten, Holy Week & Easter Liturgies as well as to those who have cleaned the church.

Sunday 16 April 2nd Sunday of Easter-Divine Mercy- Prayers & Readings on page 231 in the St Paul Sunday Missal.

Your prayers are requested for John Devlin and Patrick Gallagher recently deceased and for Edward (Ned) Carroll & Sam Carroll; Denis, James & Teresa Costello; Denis & Mary Coleman; Tony Corish whose anniversaries occur around this time


April 2023 Mass Times and Intentions

Saturday 15 April 2023

10.00 a.m. Celebrant’s intentions

5.00p.m. John & Margaret Connor- anniversary

Ann Flanagan- anniversary

Special intention

Special intention

Martin Burke- month’s mind

Sunday 16 April 2023

9.00 a.m. Parishioners’ intentions

10.30 a.m. Margaret, Seamus & Eamonn Gregan- anniversaries

Martin Burke -R.I.P.

Denis & James Costello- anniversary

John Devlin recently deceased

Maureen Mahon- anniversary

12.00 noon- David Grey – anniversary

Marie Ryan – anniversary

Martin Burke- R.I.P.

Joseph Kelly – 40th anniversary

Monday 17 April 2023

10.00 a.m. – Mary O’Connell – anniversary

Lally Stafford- anniversary

Special intention

Special intention

Tuesday 18 April 2023

10.00 a.m. – Phyllis Horner- anniversary

Carmel Horner- recently deceased

Mary Kenneck- recently deceased

Special intention

Wednesday – 19 April 2023

10.00 a.m.- Michael Burke- R.I.P.

Pat O’Shea- recently deceased

Thursday- 20 April 2023

10.00 a.m.- Celebrant’s intention

Friday – 21 April 2023

10.00 a.m. – Holy Souls

Martin Burke – recently deceased

Special intention

The Parish Office & Resource Centre will be closed from Holy Thursday 6th April until Monday 17th April.

Trocaire Boxes/ donation envelopes are available on the tables near the church doors for contributions to the charitable work of Trocaire   during this Lent. You are invited to return proceeds of your Trocaire Box to the Parish.

Easter Dues envelopes 2023 are available on the tables near the church doors. Please return Easter dues 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.

Trocaire thankfully acknowledges receipt of € 5, 680.20 contributed towards victims of the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria in place of the Share Collection on 26th February 2023.

Maria Monaghan & friends thank those who contributed to their fundraising for Motor Neurone Disease patients’ assistance on Sunday 26 March.  Thank you!

Monthly St . Vincent de Paul Collection 15/16 April. Please give generously .

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

KNOCK PILGRIMAGE CHOIR Would you like to participate in a Choir for our Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock on Saturday, April 29 at our pilgrimage Mass, celebrated by Archbishop Dermot Farrell? If you would, please email with your 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


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