St. John The Baptist, Blackrock

There may be parishioners or visitors, who come to Mass here in St. John the Baptist, on Sunday, and Weekdays, who are unable to receive the Host in Holy Communion. Please feel free to receive Holy Communion from the Chalice, which is placed on the table in front of the Sacred Heart, on Sundays and on the side of the altar on Weekdays.

Pope’s Intentions

That those who administer justice may work with integrity, and that the injustice which prevails in the world may not have the last word.

St. John the Baptist Pilgrimage to Lourdes

St. John the Baptist Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place on the 14th September, 2019 for five night’s full board in the Hotel La Solitude. Special group price of €749 per person sharing inclusive of the following:
• Flight from Dublin to Lourdes
• Transfer on arrival from the airport to the hotel with guide assistance
• Accommodation in the Hotel La Solitude
• Breakfast, lunch and evening meal served each day at hotel
• Transfer to Lourdes airport for return flight to Dublin
• Luxury air-conditioned coach for all transfers and tours

Spiritual Director Fr John Delany. For further details please contact: Parish Office: 01 2882104 Also see notice boards in the Church porches. This tour is operated by Joe Walsh tours. License Number T.O. 052


New Hymn books have been available from trolleys placed near the Church doors for everyone to use while at Mass. Please use them to join the choir or cantor in singing during Mass and return them to the trolley or the end of your pew after Mass. Thank you.

St Vincent de Paul

The monthly collection for the St. Vincent de Paul will take place after all Masses next weekend 13th /14th July, 2019. Thank you for your support

Holy Ghost Mission Appeal

Next weekend 20th & 21st July. Fr. Noel O’Meara C.S.Sp. will speak at all Masses about his own mission experiences and the works of the Holy Ghost congregation around the world. Your support is greatly appreciated

Annual Mass

St Patrick’s Cemetery Glencullen Annual mass and blessing of the graves will take place this Sunday 14th July, at 3 pm in St Patrick's Cemetery Glencullen.

Lecture Series on Cardinal John Henry Newman - “A Saint for a Secular time”:

The Parish Centre of Booterstown will host several talks on Cardinal Newman who will be canonised this coming October 13th. Spaces are limited and must be booked in advance - Cost: €110 per person. Contact Adrienne Hughes in the Centre to book: Tel 01 4419303 or Email The Key speakers will be: Fr Bill Dailey, Maria Steen and John Morgan
Dates / Time: 8.00 – 9.30pm
Tuesday 10th September – “Faith and Reason”
Tuesday 17th September – “Catholic Education Now”
Tuesday 24th September – “Lead kindly light—-amid the encircling gloom?”
Tuesday 1st October (Bishop Barron Documentary, “Word on Fire Series”)
Location: Booterstown Parish Centre, Booterstown Avenue, Co. Dublin.

Blackrock Bridge Club

Blackrock Bridge Club are looking for new members. They meet here in the Parish Centre each Saturday evening at 7.30 p.m. There is a hostess available. For enquiries please contact Eddie Cawley at: 01 2833676 or call in any Saturday evening. It is a very friendly club and new members are most welcome to join them.