Notices

Blessing of Schoolbags

Blessing of Schoolbags Prayer

Lord, we thank you for your goodness to all your children.

Be with these children throughout this new school year.

May your blessing be upon these schoolbags,

Which the children will carry to and from school each day.

 

Watch over the children in their coming and their going;

Keep them…


Feast of St. John the Baptist.

Prayer to St. John the Baptist.

Oh God, you gave St. Elizabeth, in her
old age, The gift of a son, St. John the Baptist,
who would prepare the way for Jesus to begin
His Ministry here on earth.

Lord, fill your people with the joy of possessing
graces like those…


Easter in St. John The Baptist

Our beautiful Baptismal Font decorated with Gypsophila (baby’s breath)

Originally, the flowers were found in Eurasia, Africa, and Australia. After its popularity, the flowers were grown in different parts…



Ukraine Special Collection 26th/27th March, 2022.

Special Collection for Ukraine: The Irish Bishops have asked for a Special Collection to be taken up at Masses on the weekend of 26/27 March to support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine and especially the families and children who have had to flee their homeland in advance of the Russian invasion. The proceeds of this Special…


St. Patrick’s Day

Mass Times St. Patrick’s Day 17th March, 2022.

10.00 a.m. and 12.00 noon


Synodal Pathway 2022

Synodal Pathway 2022 is an invitation to take part in the Synodal Pathway journey for change. Your personal responses to these questions will be valued, listened to and help progress this journey. Please encourage family and friends to take part.

Session 1:

Q1. When you think about Church and your experience, what brings joy?

Q2.…


Job Vacancy for Sacristan

VACANCY NOTICE – SACRISTAN

THE PARISH OF BLACKROCK CURRENTLY HAS A VACANCY FOR A SACRISTAN.

THIS IS A PART-TIME ROLE AND WOULD IDEALLY SUIT SOMEONE SEEKING FLEXIBILTY IN THEIR WORK HOURS. IT WILL INCLUDE WEEKEND WORK, CHURCH HOLY DAYS SUCH AS EASTER AND CHRISTMAS, AS WELL AS FUNERALS, WEDDINGS AND BAPTISMS.

A MORE DETAILED…


Christmas Programme 2021.

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…