NEWSLETTER SUNDAY 14 May 2023 Sixth Sunday of Easter - Cycle A - All welcome.


Prayers + Readings for the 6th Sunday of Easter 14 May on page 252 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.

Your prayers are requested for those recently deceased, and for Fr. Martin Tierney P.P.   whose anniversary occurs around this time.


May 2023 Mass Times and intentions

Saturday 13 May 2023

10.00 a.m. Celebrant’s intentions

5.00p.m-Rev. Martin Tierney (late P.P. of this parish)

Declan Hickey- 3rd anniversary

Kay Spain- anniversary

Tom Maguire- r.i.p. birthday remembrance

Liam McGlynn- recently deceased

Jaqueline Hynes - 3rd anniversary

Sunday 14 May 2023

9.00 a.m. – Parishioners' intentions

10.30 a.m. – Joe Perry -anniversary

Baby Frankie O’Donoghue

Jack Finlay- recently deceased

12.00 noon-Maura Luens- anniversary

May, John & Mary Quaid- anniversary

Mary- Anne Ryan- anniversary

Ann + Pat Surgenor – RIP + Holy Souls

Monday 15 May 2023

10.00 a.m.- Sylvia McGovern- recently deceased

Special intention

Don Gowing – r.i.p. (birthday remembrance)

Tuesday 16 May 2023

10.00 a.m. -J.J. Murphy- recently deceased

Maureen Simmons- recently deceased

Alice Ramsey- recently deceased

Wednesday – 17 May 2023

10.00 a.m.- Parishioners’ intentions

Thursday – 18 May 2023

10.00 a.m.- Sylvia McGovern- recently deceased

Tommy O’Dea- recently deceased

Special intention- Mass Bouquet

Friday – 19 May 2023

10.00 a.m. – Br. Tim Monaghan- recently deceased

Nance Barrett- anniversary 

Sylvia McGovern- recently deceased 

Special Intention

There will a viewing of the film” The Letter: A Message for our Earth” in the Day Chapel after 10.00 a.m. Mass and 7.00 p.m. on Tuesday 23rd May.

(If there is a funeral on Tuesday morning, the screening will be on Wednesday 24th instead.) All welcome!

Congratulations to the young people from Dun Laoghaire Educate Together National School, Kill O’ the Grange National School & Monkstown Educate Together Family National School who received the Sacrament of Confirmation here on Saturday 13 May.

 The special diocesan collection for Lay Ministry

support last   weekend 6/7 May collected € 1.050

Mission Awareness- A missionary priest, Fr. Thomas Faherty S.M.A. will speak about the missionary work of the Church at the Masses on this weekend.


Trocaire Boxes/ donation envelopes Please return proceeds of your Trocaire Box to the Parish office/ sacristy. Thank you to those who have already returned Trocaire boxes.€2,737 donated this year to date.

The May collection for the St Vincent de Paul takes place after all Masses on this weekend.

Golden Jubilee of the Holy Family Parish Church 1973 – 2023 - Holy Family Church was dedicated 50 years ago this year. Archbishop Farrell will celebrate Mass in thanksgiving on Sunday morning   1st October. All are welcome.

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. The Annual Dublin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes -7th -12th September 2023. This year, the pilgrimage will resume taking sick pilgrims. If interested, kindly contact the Parish Office. You may enroll as an Associate Member at the church shop on Sunday mornings.

BUILDING HOPE – PRAY, REFLECT, PLAN - Novena for Pentecost 21 May- 29 May As part of our ongoing Building Hope conversation in the Archdiocese, the nine days from Ascension through Pentecost to the Feast of Mary Mother of the Church (May 21 to 29), is designated as a time for prayer, reflection and planning in parishes.

 UNLOCKING THE BIBLE-The Tarsus Scripture School is running a Summer School entitled “Unlocking the Bible” at St. Patrick’s Pontifical University Maynooth from the 12th to the 16th of June 2023. Details are on the Posters on the Church Notice Boards. (Dr. Kieran O’Mahony, O.S.A. & Dr. Sean Goan)

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

Dalkey Players present Two one-act plays

 “A Dog’s Life” by Pam Valentine “The Footsteps of Doves” by Robert Anderson in the Lexicon Studio Dun Laoghaire at 8 pm Wed 17th -Fri 19th May 

Book on Eventbrite Dalkey Players or phone 0864568608