NEWSLETTER SUNDAY 25 June 2023 – Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Liturgical Colour Green


Prayers + Readings for Sunday 24/25 June from page 286 of the St. Paul Sunday Missal - Masses are streamed live daily via webcam. webcam - Office phone 012845299

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.


Please pray for May Doyle, Henry Gilligan & Richard (Dick) Brennan recently deceased, and for David Keane, Liam Keane & Mary Donnelly, Clare Gormley, John & Margaret Cassidy & Una Felton whose anniversaries occur around this time.





June 2023 Mass Times and Intentions

Saturday 24 June 2023

10.00 a.m. Celebrant’s intention


5.00 p.m. – Frances Waters- Anniversary

David Keane & William (Liam) Keane- Anniversary

Larry Ryan- Month’s Mind

Jimmy Noctor- Rec. deceased


Sunday 25 June 2023

9.00 a.m. – Parishioners’ Intentions 

10.30 a.m.- Jimmy Noctor- Rec. deceased

Carrie Moylan- Anniversary

Matt Morley- Rec deceased

Jimmy, Mona & Susan Noctor- R.I.P.

12.00 noon – Peggy Murphy- 20th Anniversary

Joseph Nolan- Anniversary

Des O’ Riordan- Anniversary & the deceased members of the O’Riordan & Deasey families

Rita Beirne – rec. deceased


Monday 26 June 2023

10.00 a.m. – Special intention

Special Intention


Tuesday 27 June 2023

10.00 a.m. – Paul Carroll- Anniversary


Wednesday – 28 June 2023

10.00 a.m. – Patricia Devine –rec. deceased


Thursday – 29 June 2023

10.00 a.m. – May Doyle – Rec. Deceased


Friday – 30 June 2023

10.00 a.m. – Celebrant’s intentions


The parish shop is usually open on Sunday Mornings after 9.00 a.m. & 10.30 a.m. Masses


The mass schedule for Parish Partnership (Blackrock, Foxrock, Kill O' the Grange, Monkstown, Newtownpark Avenue Parishes) is on the announcements page on the webcam page - times of Masses are subject to change.


Collections during Sunday/ Holy Day Masses w.e.f. 3/4 June 2023 going forward!

The first collection (Common Fund- support of the priests of the diocese) will be taken up immediately after the Collect of the Mass and before the Readings. The notices will be read during this collection.

The second collection (Share / Special collection) will be taken up immediately after the intercessions/ Prayer of the Faithful effective from vigil Mass Saturday.

Thank you for your generosity to the collections and to the Church Fund (blue box & VFO).


A door & windows in the sacristy corridor are being replaced as a matter of urgency quoted at € 5,248.

An additional €7,264 has been paid to Skyline Roofers for their work on the North East Flat Roof Area of the church. Thank you for your ongoing support.

Contributions welcome!

Golden Jubilee of the Holy Family Parish Church 1973 – 2023 - Holy Family Church was dedicated 50 years ago this year. Archbishop Farrell has accepted to celebrate Mass in Thanksgiving on Sunday at 11.00 a.m. 

1st October. There will be Mass at 9.00 a.m. also but no Mass at 10.30 a.m. & 12.00 noon on 1 October.

All are welcome.


Summer Dues- Envelopes for Summer Dues are available on the tables near the church doors.

Christmas, Easter & Summer Dues, with the first

collection at Mass, support of the priests of the


Thank you for your kind generosity.


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 will resume taking sick pilgrims. If interested, kindly contact the Parish Office. You may enrol as an Associate Member at the church shop on Sunday mornings.


Medjugorje Prayer Group - Mass for peace at the chapel of the Divine Master on Thursday 29 June at 8.00p.m. Rosary at 7.30p.m. All are welcome.


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

Deansgrange Cemetery Mass will be celebrated on Sunday, July 2, at 3 pm.

Know your Faith – Come to Pathways: Exploring Faith and Ministry

Applications are now open for the next intake of participants for Pathways. The programme, run by the Dublin Archdiocese, begins this year in DCU St. Patrick’s Campus, Upper Drumcondra Road, Dublin 9, on Thursday, September 28 (7 p.m. – 9.30 pm). Places are limited so early application is advised. Pathways is a two-year, one-evening-a-week course for adults of all ages who wish to explore their faith. It runs from late September to May each year. There are no exams and no written work. The only requirement is an openness to listening to others and to participate. You can just come along and enjoy! The cost is €400 for the coming year which may be paid in instalments.  Some sponsorship may be available for those of limited means. Places are limited.

For more information, please visit or contact Eileen Houlahan, CHF, PhD, Director, Pathways Programme at 01 8087594 or