NEWSLETTER SUNDAY 3rd September 2023


The Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time - Liturgical Colour Green

Prayers + Readings for Sunday 3 September from page 339 in 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   Marie Hickey recently deceased, and for Karen Whelan whose anniversary occurs around this time.


September 2023 Mass Times and intentions

Saturday 02 September 2023

10.00 a.m. - Celebrant’s intentions

5.00 p.m. – Bernard Flanagan-anniversary

Maureen Keenan- 2nd anniversary

Ann Lillis- recently deceased

Eamon Buggy- recently deceased

Michael Flynn- anniversary

Sunday 03 September 2023

9.00 a.m. – Parishioners intention

10.30 a.m.- Suzanne Nolan-Walsh- anniversary

Margaret Dawson- recently deceased

Anne McMahon- 36th anniversary

Richard (Dick) Brennan- r.i.p. - birthday remembrance

12.00 noon –Margaret Higgins – r.i.p.-birthday remembrance

Patricia McGlinchy- anniversary

Edna Ennis- r.i.p.

Ann Surgenor- birthday remembrance & Pat Surgenor- r.i.p.

Monday 04 September 2023

10.00 a.m. – Holy Souls

Special intention

Michael Cronin- recently deceased

Fr. Kellan Scott O.P. (1st anniversary of ordination to priesthood) – special intention

Tuesday 05 September 2023

10.00 a.m. – Jack Kearney - recently deceased

Special intention - Mass Bouquet

Special intention (birthday)

Wednesday 06 September 2023

10.00 a.m. – Tess Coady- recently deceased

Special intention (for Kavanagh Family)

Special intention

Thursday 07 September 2023

10.00 a.m. – Altar list of the dead

Friday -08 September 2023

10.00 a.m. –Sylvester & Brigid O’Mahony- anniversary

Healing Mass Bouquet


The Parish shop is usually open on Sunday after 9.00 a.m. & 10.30 a.m. Masses circumstances permitting.  An assortment of greeting cards and birthday cards is in stock/on display.

The Parish shop is usually open on Sunday after 9.00 a.m. & 10.30 a.m. Masses. An assortment of greeting cards and birthday cards is in stock/on display.


Altar Servers - We are pleased to welcome boys and girls who have made their First Holy Communion who would like to be Altar Servers here in Holy Family Parish. If your son or daughter would like to join this group, please contact Judy or Deacon John after weekend Masses or through the Parish Office, or 01 2845299.

Golden Jubilee of the Holy Family Parish Church 1973 – 2023 - Holy Family Church was dedicated by Archbishop Ryan 50 years ago this year. Archbishop Farrell has accepted to celebrate Mass in thanksgiving   on Sunday at 11.00 a.m. 1st October. Mass will be at 9.00 a.m. and 11.00 a.m. only on 1st October. Refreshments will be available to all after the 11.00 a.m. Mass. All are welcome. Donations towards the cost are welcome including small donations for fresh flowers.

Painting of the outside of the Church & Presbytery will cost above €4,500. Contributions are welcome. 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.

 The Season of Creation begins on September 1st and runs until October 4th the feast of St Francis of Assisi. This year's theme is "Justice and Peace to Flow".  The parish Environmental Group will lead a Holy Hour in front of the Blessed Sacrament at 7pm on each of the Friday nights in September in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. Following the hottest summer on record the world is experiencing the effects of our damaged environment and the need to pray for climate justice has never been more urgent. Please come and join us.


PC Training on Voluntary Ministries

Training on the Voluntary Ministry Matters resource takes place on 12th AND 19th September 2023 via Zoom.  This is 2-part training course exploring the new guidebook for all members of PPCs in the Archdiocese. Please note: This is a REPEAT of the training given on 1st and 8th June 2023.If you would like to register for this Zoom training, please complete the online form on the Adult Faith section of