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worldwide candle lighting day 01A short service of silence and reflection will be held in Dublin’s Pro-Cathedral before the 11.00 Solemn Mass for the Feast of Saint Patrick to remember the victims and to renew the rejection of all forms of religious and racial intolerance by Christian believers.

FaithcastFaithcast is the weekly faith podcast from, the news source for the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference.

Presented by Brenda Drumm, Faithcast is a mixture of interviews, news and stories of faith from the Catholic Church in Ireland.

Ted ClementsThe Parish of Donnybrook extends a hearty congratulations and prayers to Ted Clement on his ordination as deacon. Prictured with his wife, family, mother, mother in law and Mgr Lorcan O'Brien.

Marriage EnrichmentThe 2019 Marriage Enrichment course starts Thursday Mar 14th in Foxrock Parish Centre at the top of Kill Lane. 
The free workshops will run for four Thursdays 7.30 - 9.30pm, Mar 14th; Mar 28th; April 4th and April 11th.

DivineMercy2019Divine Mercy Conference Committee wish to invite you to their annual conference on the 23rd, 24th February  in the RDS, Ballsbridge. On Friday night, 22nd February, we are continuing our very successful  addition to the programme which includes Holy Mass, Adoration and Confessions and which is aimed specially for our young people.

Laudate FestivalThe Laudate Festival is a project of the Archdiocese that builds a common repertoire of hymns in both school and parish so that children may feel more connected at parish liturgical events and weekly celebrations.The 2019 Laudate Festival celebrations will take place in:
 St. Pius X Church,Templeogue on Monday, 28 January at 7.00pm.
 Our Lady of Victories Church in Ballymun Road on Tuesday, 29 January at 7.00pm.
 St. Therese’s Church, Mount Merrion on Wednesday, 30 January at 7.00pm.

Muckross conventIt was with sadness that we heard that the main convent building will be closed in July and the community moving from the parish to other Dominican Communities.

The Dominican College and the site for additional classrooms for St. Mary’s School are not affected by this development. 


Donnybrook Parish Registration FormWe invite all who have not registered with our Parish to do so, by downloading a Registration Form.  This information will only be used for the Pastoral purposes of the Parish. We need this information to enable us to provide you and your family with the Pastoral care you may require.

Pope FrancisPope Francis invited Christians to live the Advent season preparing for Christmas by asking for the grace of keeping the faith.

Pope Francis on Monday shone the spotlight on the second week of Advent urging believers to ask for the grace to prepare themselves with faith to celebrate Christmas.

InOurHandsDuring our Parish Gathering on 10th October, 2018, we considered the pastoral future of our parish community.

The Parish Pastoral Council sincerely thank the 120 people who attended and participated through the process of reflection, discussion and articulation of views.

The Parish Pastoral Council considered the responses and from them we have identified four pastoral priorities.

Downlod fthe Donnybrook Parish Gathering Booklet Dec 2018. News Feed