Mass Times


Castleknock

Due to Covid-19 restrictions the public celebration of Mass is suspended at present. Mass is live-streamed daily via webcam, Monday to Saturday at 10 a.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. Click on the “View Webcam” tab opposite to access the webcam.

Blanchardstown

St. Brigid’s, Blanchardstown

Saturday: 7:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 7:00pm

Laurel Lodge

St. Thomas the Apostle, Laurel Lodge

Saturday: 6:30pm
Sunday:
10:00am, 11:00am, 12:15pm

Navan Rd.

Our Lady Help of Christians, Navan Road

Saturday: 6:30pm (Sunday Vigil Mass)
Sunday: 9:00am, 10:30am,  12:30pm, 6:30pm

Daily: Mon-Sat: 9:00am, 10:00am

Parish website: www.navanroadparish.com

Porterstown

St. Mochta’s, Porterstown

Saturday: 7:00pm
Sunday: 8:30am, 10:30am, 12:00pm

    Your support is appreciated. Thank you.


24th May 2020 – Ascension of the Lord

Forty days after the resurrection of Jesus we mark his ascension into heaven. It is the last time that the disciples see Jesus in the flesh. Jesus commands his followers to continue the work he began as he sends them out to make disciples of all the nations. This is the mission of the Church, the Christian community, which continues until the end of time. Although Jesus is leaving the disciples physically he promises that he will be with them for ever. He is still with us, his disciples today, as we continue to bear witness to his message of salvation and his love for all humanity.

Fr. Kieran Coghlan


Letter from Pope Francis

Pope Francis has written a brief Letter for the month of May, encouraging people to pray the Rosary. He also provides us with two prayers to Our Lady which he invites us to pray at the end of the Rosary. Click here to view his letter and prayers.


Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In line with current Government decisions to deal with the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the following applies to gatherings for Mass, other religious services and events in our Parish at this time.

Our Church is open

Our Church is open daily from 10.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. for people who wish to visit and pray.

The norms regarding social/physical distancing (Being at a distance of at least 2 metres from other people) should be observed at all times.

Sunday and Weekday Mass

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has requested all parishes in the Diocese to suspend public Sunday and weekday Masses until further notice.

Everyone is dispensed at this time from the obligation to physically attend Sunday Mass.

People not attending Sunday Mass may fulfil their obligation to participate at Mass in alternative ways such as by listening to Mass on radio, TV or the internet or by setting aside a specific time for personal prayer.

Mass is streamed live on the internet from our Church daily. Details are at the top of this webpage.

Mass is also streamed live on the internet daily from many Dublin Churches fitted with webcams.

For a list of Churches with webcams in the Dublin Diocese see

www.mcnmedia.tv/cameras/county/dublin

www.churchservices.tv/churches

Daily Mass is broadcast on the RTE News Now channel at 10.30 a.m.

Mass is also broadcast daily at 10 a.m. and on Sunday at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. by Radio Maria. Listen on Saorview Ch210 or on the Radio Maria Ireland App or on the internet at www.radiomaria.ie

The Scripture readings for Sunday and weekday Mass are available on the right hand side of this webpage.

People may also make a Spiritual Communion using the following prayer:

My Jesus, I believe that you are present in the Holy Sacrament of the altar.
I love you above all things and I passionately desire to receive you into my soul.
Since I cannot now receive you sacramentally,
come spiritually into my soul so that I may unite myself wholly to you now and forever. Amen.

Funerals

Every Catholic is entitled to a dignified Christian burial.

Funeral Masses may be celebrated subject to appropriate arrangements being agreed with the Parish beforehand.

Attendance will be restricted to immediate family, relatives and close friends and must comply with current health guidelines on social/physical distancing.

Baptisms and Weddings

Baptisms and weddings may take place subject to appropriate arrangements being agreed with the Parish beforehand and must comply with current health guidelines on social/physical distancing.

Contacting the Parish

The Parish Office is closed until further notice.

All non-essential Parish meetings and events are cancelled until further notice.

The Parish can be contacted by email at castleknockparish.olmc@gmail.com

If you wish to speak with a priest of the Parish, Fr. Kieran Coghlan can be contacted at 01-6408595 and Fr. Denis O’Connor at 01-8214003.

COVID-19 Support Line for Older People

ALONE has launched a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am – 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024.

Please say a prayer …

We should pray for ourselves, our families and friends, and for one another at this difficult time and especially for all those who are affected by the virus. Pray for our frontline people in their work of caring for the sick.

Our Lady Mother of the Church, pray for us.

Notices


MESSAGE FROM FR KIERAN – Sunday 8th March

Matthew’s account of the Transfiguration of Jesus on the top of Mount Tabor in the presence of the apostles, Peter, James and John is the Gospel reading on this 2nd Sunday of Lent. The Transfiguration of Jesus is a special moment of revelation for the three apostles. For a few brief minutes they are privileged [...]

CORONA / COVID – 19 VIRUS – Important notice

The HSE has issued guidance for religious services. The HSE advises that the shaking of hands at the sign of peace, shaking hands with the priest or others on coming in or going out of the Church, use of Holy Water fonts, sharing of the chalice at Holy Communion time, receiving Holy Communion on the [...]

‘DO THIS IN MEMORY’ MASS – Sunday 15th March

All who are taking part in the ‘Do This in Memory’ programme in  preparation for First Holy Communion in 2020 are invited to the Family Mass at 11 a.m. next Sunday, 15th March.

LENTEN BOOK CLUB – from Wednesday 26th February

Every Wednesday (8.15 to 9 p.m.), beginning on Ash Wednesday (26th February), and running through until the Wednesday of Holy Week, there will be a gathering in the Parish Centre. At each gathering we will discuss a book titled Finding God in a Leaf by Fr. Brian Grogan, S.J.  This is a short (60 pages) [...]

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