Mass Times


Canon Diarmuid Connolly

P.P. Castleknock 1984 – 2004
Died peacefully 5th November 2020
Requiescat in Pace


Our Church will be open for public Mass from Tuesday 1st December.
Restrictions on numbers attending Mass will apply. The main body of the Church is limited to 50 people with additional seating for approximately 15/20 people in the gallery area. 2 metres physical distancing must be maintained and face coverings must be worn.

Sunday: Vigil Mass at 6 pm on Saturday. Mass on Sunday at 9 am, 10.30 a.m., 12.15 pm and 6 pm.
Monday to Saturday: Mass at 10 am daily.
Tuesday, Thursday and First Friday: Mass also at 7.30 pm.


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
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:


St. Mochta’s, Porterstown

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

     Your support is appreciated. Thank you.

29th November – 1st Sunday of Advent

This Sunday we begin a new liturgical year with the season of Advent. Advent is a time of preparation for Christmas. It’s a busy time of year and we can be distracted and bothered about so many things in these weeks running up to Christmas. During Advent we are invited to prepare spiritually for the birth of Jesus which we will celebrate at Christmas. Hopefully you will find some quiet time each Advent day to reflect on God’s love for you made visible in Jesus who came to redeem humanity and offer us eternal life.

Fr. Kieran Coghlan

First Friday – 4th December

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 10.30 am to 7.15 pm.

November Altar List of the Dead

Envelopes for the November Altar List of the Dead are available on the table in the Church. Those whose names are on the Altar List are remembered in prayer at Mass on the First Friday of every month.

Open for private prayer only

Current Level 5 restrictions in response to the prevalence of the Covid-19 virus mean that Mass and other religious services, with the exceptions of weddings and funerals, must take place on-line without a congregation present in the Church.

Our Church is open for private prayer every day from after the morning Mass (via webcam) until 6 pm.

The obligation to physically attend Sunday Mass is dispensed for the time being.

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.

Masses in our Church are streamed live on the internet. Click on the “View Webcam” button in the right hand column on this webpage to access the webcam.

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.

Contacting the Parish

The Parish Office can be contacted at 01-6409601 or by email at

Fr. Kieran Coghlan can be contacted at 01-6408595.
Fr. Denis O’Connor can be contacted at 01-8214003.


Castleknock Third World Partnership (TWP) needs your Help !!!! – Help us raise €10,000 to re-open our school in Ethiopia

Help us re-open our School in Ethiopia and stop the spread of Covid so that students can return safely to school. Students have been out of school for 6 months due to the Covid pandemic.

Help us raise €10,000 now, to build toilets and handwashing stations, by making a donation via our Go Fund Me link:

See also link to CHY3 Cert, chy3-enduring-certificate, which when completed and returned to the Parish Office, makes it possible to claim tax back on any donations over €250/year. Please email completed form to:


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.

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