Newsletter for 24 March 2024 PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD

(B) Liturgical Colour Red

Readings from Palm Sunday page 136 (2024 ed.) in the St. Paul Missal

Masses streamed live daily via webcam.  Email: Office Phone: 012845299


Please pray for Philip Henry recently deceased and for Patrick & Jenny McGovern, Simon Connor whose anniversary occurs around this time.




March 2024

Mass Times and Intentions


Saturday 23 March 2024

10.00 a.m. Altar List of the Dead

Vigil of Sunday

5.00 p.m. - Mary Fitzpatrick & Babs O'Donnell Francis Doyle - 20th Anniversary

Tom Quinn - Rec. deceased Annie Gilligan - Rec. deceased


Sunday 24 March 2024 9.00 a.m. - Celebrant's Intentions

10.30 a.m. - Cardinal Pell & Pope Benedict the 16 Hughie & Paul Feehily

Billy Magahran - Rec. Deceased Jack Nolan - Rec. Deceased

Mary O'Donovan - Rec. Deceased

12 noon - Josie Finn - 1st Anniversary Frank Burns - Anniversary

David Forsman - Rec. Deceased Margaret Higgins - 10th Anniversary

Pauline O'Connor - Month's Mind

Monday 25 March 2024

10.00 a.m. - Poulose Muttathil Special Intention

Joe Divilly - Rec. Deceased Special Intention

Tuesday 26 March 2024

10.00 a.m. - Deceased members of the Balfe & Quinn families

Special Intention

Michael Kelly - Rec. Deceased Gerry Murphy - Rec. Deceased Wednesday 27 March 2024

10.00 a.m. - Special Intention Varghese Mathew - 2nd Anniversary Michael Kelly - Rec. Deceased Special Intention

Thursday 28 March 2024

10.00 a.m. - Holy Thursday

7.30 pm - Mass of the Lord's Supper

Celebrants Intentions

Friday 29 March 2024

10.00 a.m. - Morning Prayer

12 noon - Children's Stations of the Cross 3 pm - Solemn Liturgy of the Passion of the Lord

7 pm - Stations of the Cross


Readings for Mass may be found using the Universalis phone App or online at Catholic Ireland



Pilgrimage to Medjugorje 4th to 11th September 2024

Spiritual director Fr. John D. Killeen

Group leader contactValerie Somers: 087 9908840


St. Vincent de Paul the monthly collection will take place this weekend. Please be generous.


Easter Dues - Return Envelopes are available at the tables near the exits.


The Parish Office & Resource Centre will be closed on 29th March and will reopen on the 8th April.


Laudato Si Quotes on the Environment

We are faced with one complex crisis which is both social and environmental. Strategies for a solution demand an integrated approach to combating poverty, restoring dignity to the excluded, and at the same time protecting nature "(Laudato Si,139)

Holy Week & Easter Services 2024

Passion (Palm) Saturday/Sunday 23rd/24th March - Palm Crosses will be blessed at the

5.00 p.m. Vigil, 9.00 a.m. 10.30 a.m., 12.00 noon Masses.

Holy Week begins.

Monday 25th March - Penitential Service - 7.00 p.m.

Monday 25th March - Saturday 30th March inclusive

Confession will be available in the main church after the

10.00 a.m. Mass and

After Morning Prayer until 11.00 am

Monday 25th March - Wednesday 27th March -

10.00 a.m. Mass

Thursday 28th March - Saturday 30th - 10 a.m. Morning Prayer of the Church

Holy Thursday- 28th March - 7.30 p.m. Mass of the

Lord's Supper and Adora ion until - 9.30 p.m. Good Friday - 29th March - (Day of Fast and Abstinence)

12.00 noon Children's Stations of the Cross

3.00 p.m. Solemn Liturgy of the Lord's Passion &

Holy Communion

7.00 p.m. Stations of the Cross

Holy Saturday- 30th March - 11.00 a.m. Blessing of Food

9.00 p.m. Easter Vigil & Mass

Easter Sunday - 31st March - Mass at 9.00 a.m.,

10.30 a.m., 12.00 noon Monday 1st April -

Saturday 6th April - Mass at 10 a.m.

All services are live streamed on the parish webcam.