Christmas Programme 2021.


Christmas Eve, Friday 24th December Masses:

5.00 p.m., 7.00 p.m., and 9.00 p.m.

Christmas Day Saturday 25th December Masses:

10.00 a.m. and 12 noon

Feast of the Holy Family Sunday 26th December Masses:

10.00 a.m. and 12. Noon

Monday 27th December to Friday 31st December

Daily Mass at 11.00 a.m.

Archbishop Dermot Farrell Pastrol Letter for Advent 2021

On the First Sunday of Advent our Church, and many others, begin a new Church year. The Church begins its year with a time of hope, and Advent—so frequently ‘lost’ in the preparation for Christmas—is the season of hope par excellence. It is…


We have also put extra lights inside the tower of the Church, which lights up the tower from the inside at night. 

Why not see if you can see the light from some vantage point in Blackrock.

Blessing of Pets

Last Sunday we had Blessing of the Pets after the 12.00 noon Mass. Fr. Peter  said a blessing from  the top of the steps and blessed each animal with Holy Water.

A St. Francis prayer leaflet and Holy medal was available for all who brought their pets.

Blessing of School Bags

Blessing of school bags will take place next weekend 11th/12th September at all our Masses.

Please encourage your children to bring their school bags to Mass.

World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

This weekend we welcome all Grandparents, as Pope Francis has asked us to pray for all Grandparents and the Elderly on the Feast of St. Jochaim and Anne the parents of Mary, and as Pope Francis reminds us the Grandparents of Jesus.

The statue of St. Anne with a young Our Lady is in St.…

Feast of St. John the Baptist.

Last Thursday 24th June was the Feast of St. John the Baptist. It was an important day for our…


This weekend an appeal for Summer Dues is being made throughout every parish in the Archdiocese of Dublin. The contribution to the Summer Dues will go towards the salaries of the priests.

Once again as Administrator I thank our parishioners for the great support they have already given with the Christmas and Easter dues, which…

Congratulations to Fr. Eddie Conway.

We extend our heartiest congratulations to Fr. Eddie who celebrated the Diamond Jubilee (60th Anniversary) of his ordination to the Priesthood on the 27th May, 2021.   May God bless him with many more happy and healthy years of peace and joy.