NEWSLETTER SUNDAY 10th September 2023 – The Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time - Liturgical Colour Green

Prayers + Readings for Sunday 10 September from page 342 in the St. Paul Sunday Missal - Masses are streamed live daily via webcam. webcam email: - 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 Fr. Gabriel Daly O.S.A. recently deceased, and for

 Joan Mulcahy, Karen Whelan, James & Eileen Fitzgerald their anniversaries occur around this time.


September 2023 Mass Times and intentions

Saturday 09 September 2023

10.00 a.m. - Celebrant’s intentions

5.00 p.m. – Eva & William Browne- anniversary

Anthony Byrne- 1st anniversary

Deceased members of the Carr family

Sunday 10 September 2023

9.00 a.m. – Joe Duane- recently deceased

10.30 a.m.- Michael Coleman- 1st anniversary

James & Mary Ryan- r.i.p.

Mary Heron- anniversary

12.00 noon – Parishioners’ intentions

Monday 11 September 2023

10.00 a.m. – Special intention- Mass Bouquet

Alice Shanahan- recently deceased

Patricia Shirley -recently deceased

Get well Mass Bouquet Special intention

Tuesday 12 September 2023

10.00 a.m. –Holy Souls

Special intention

Patricia Shirley- recently deceased

Wednesday 13 September 2023

10.00 a.m. – Tommy Donnelly- recently deceased

Patricia Shirley- recently deceased.

Thursday 14 September 2023

10.00 a.m. – Dr. Rosemary Boothman- 1st anniversary

Patricia Shirley- recently deceased

Friday -15 September 2023

10.00 a.m. – Celebrant’s intention

The Parish Office is closed from Wed. 13 Sept. to Fri. 15 Sept. inclusive.

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. This is a celebration for the entire parish

The Archbishop is our Father in God as a successor of the apostles and is the chief Pastor of the faithful in the diocese of Dublin. Please come to celebrate the Jubilee in our Parish Church

Small donations for fresh flowers are welcome.


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.

Celebrate Creation with Colour- The Environmental Group would welcome the gift of some colourful indoor plants for the Autumn & Jubilee celebrations. Plants may be left at the Laudato Si area in the church. Thank you.

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

The Annual Dublin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes began September 7. On Friday, September 8, Archbishop Farrell celebrated Mass at the Grotto, followed by events over five days. Please remember the pilgrims in prayer in your parish over the coming days. Fr Martin Noone, Pilgrimage Director, thanked parishes that have sent in Associated Membership this year. (€ 600 from this parish)