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gdpr logoA new European Data Protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is being introduced on 25 May 2018. This new law applies to any organisation (including our parish), that manages and processes people’s personal information.

RHD  fun dayFun for everyone at the The Friends of The Royal Hospital Donnybrook inaugural Family fun Day

“Join the Staff in raising much needed Funds for our Hospital”

To kick o the day Beechwood FC will be hosting a charity ve-a-side children’s football competition.

ChooseLife logoIssue eleven of the Choose Life 2018 newsletter Choose Life 2018 is now avaiilable for download.

Choose Life 2018, Issue Fourteen


OurFutureWith less than a month until Referendum Day, this important new project was launched recently to reach undecided and persuadable voters, particularly younger voters, to share our powerful arguments for keeping Ireland's life-saving 8th Amendment.

The project shares a simple call to action: “Don’t Vote Blind” on May 25th!

The Eighth Amendment Discussion materialsThe Irish government has decided to arrange a referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment of the Irish Constitution. The discussion is going to be really difficult and this page is intended to help people form their consciences before voting. 

bible week 2018Bible Week Events
Ecumenical Bible Week 2018: click here.
Crisis, challenge and the Great Commission.
Scripture Summer School 2018: click here.
What profit the prophets? Exploring the prophetic imagination for today

Dublin Pilgrimage to Knock 2018The Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock will take place on Saturday April 21st 2018, with the main celebration of the Eucharist in the Basilica at 3pm.
A wonderful opportunity for the Archdiocese of Dublin to gather as one large family of faith, united in worship and prayer. 
‘We are Pilgrims – Knock invites us to Healing and Peace.’

ripMargaret (Peggy) Sheridan, mother of our Parish secretary Oonagh O'Toole,  died at St. Vincent's University Hospital at 2 a.m. on today, Tuesday 27th Feb. 
May she rest in peace.
We offer our sympathy to Oonagh and her family and recommend them to your prayers.
Requiem Mass at 11.30 on Tuesday (6th) in the Church of St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Sandymount, followed by burial in Deans Grange Cemetery.

Family Thought for the Day 1The World Meeting of Families Third National Collection is scheduled to take place in our parish on the weekend of 24-25 February 2018.

WMOF2018 LogoA formal announcement that Pope Francis will attend the World Meeting of Families in Ireland is expected shortly. Pope Francis personally chose Ireland to host this event. If you would like to attend all or part of it, you can register now for the three-day Pastoral Congress through our website at News Feed