Statement of Archbishop Dermot Farrell on the Occasion of the Appointment of Bishop Paul Dempsey as Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin

April 10, 2024

I warmly welcome Pope Francis’s appointment of Bishop Paul Dempsey as Titular Bishop of Sita, and Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin. I am very grateful to the Holy Father, Pope Francis, and to His Excellency Archbishop Montemayor, Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland, for facilitating my request to appoint another Auxiliary Bishop in the Archdiocese.…

Parish Partnership Camino – 14th April, 5th May, 2nd June, 9th June, 23rd June at 2.30pm

You are invited to an hour of hospitality, a guided tour and prayer at each of our partnership churches on Sunday afternoons at 2.30pm

Rathmines 14th April; Mount Argus 5th May; Beechwood 2nd June; Harold’s Cross 9th June; Rathgar 23rd June.



Good Friday collection Pro Terra Sancta – the Holy Land

Collection Pro Terra Sancta

Following a request from the Holy See, Archbishop Farrell  this year again asked that we take up a collection on Good Friday for the Holy Land, Pro Terra Sancta. This collection took place in dioceses throughout the world. We were invited to pray and to collect funds for the Catholic community…

The Spirit of the Lord is Upon Us Chrism Mass,  Holy Thursday, March 28, 2024

St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Dublin

Homily of Archbishop Dermot Farrell

Good Friday – Way of the Cross through the Phoenix Park

Good Friday 29th March 2024 – starting at 12 noon at the Wellington Monument and processing to the Papal Cross.

Led by the Most Reverend Dermot Farrell, Archbishop of Dublin.

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Easter Liturgies 2024

Tuesday 26th March

10.00am Mass

Thursday 28th March Holy Thursday

8.00pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper followed by procession to Altar of Repose

Friday 29th March Good Friday

10.00am Ecumenical Way of the Cross to Sandford Parish Church

3.00pm Celebration of the Passion of Our Lord

6.00pm Stations of the Cross

Saturday 30th March Holy…

A message to dog walkers

We would like to remind dog walkers that dogs must be kept on leads in the church grounds and that dog waste must be bagged and taken home.

The flower beds and small trees are being damaged by dogs running through them.

We would also ask you to bear in mind that the church is…