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Welcome to our Parish

The priests of the parish, Fr. Cormac McIlraith and Monsignor Seamus Conway and our parish community would like to welcome visitors and their families to our Parish. We are located on Booterstown Ave. Please be sure to take a newsletter at mass or check the website for the latest news and events taking place in the Parish.




How to Find Us


  • Youth 2000 – will be hosting a Catholic youth retreat for 18 – 35 year olds in St. Raphaela’s Secondary School, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin, from Friday 24th – Sunday 26th October 2014. The weekend will consist of talks, music, workshops, prayer, dramas and testimonies. The Retreat will commence on Friday at 8.00 pm. Drop into the retreat any time over the weekend or bring a sleeping bag if you choose to avail of accommodation. On line booking is necessary. For more information visit www.youth2000.ie 

  • Books for sale in the church porch

    – A new selection of books, selected by Fr. Cormac, is available from the rack in the church porch. Please see the back cover of the book for the price. The amount should be posted into the box in the wall opposite the book rack. Thank you. 

  • Open Day / Evening – CBC Monkstown – Junior School Open Day Friday 24TH October from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Senior School open evening Thursday 9TH October 2014 from 7.00 pm to 9:00 pm. All prospective students and parents are weldome to attend. Tel. 280 5854.

  • Accommodation urgently required

    in the area of Booterstown to enable a mother and her two children (pre teen) to remain living in this area as children are attending schools locally. They are a good family and would be excellent houseminders. If you require your house minded or can offer accommodation at a reasonable or reduced rent, please contact a member of the local Conference of St. Vincent de Paul, one of the clergy, or the Parish Office in confidence if you can assist this young family. Thank you.

  • St. Joseph Young Priests Society:

    Congratulations to Anne Hogan who has been elected President of the Booterstown Branch. The date of the next meeting is 30 October at 10.30am


    babysundayDedication of Babies and Toddlers to the Protection of Our Lady Sunday, October 12th at the Family Mass 10.30 a.m. We invite parents, grandparents or Godparents to come , with or without baby/toddler, for this special blessing and to join us for refreshments afterwards in the Parish Centre.

  • dietrichboenhoefferFr. Comerford SJ Handouts from Bonhoeffer Lecture 24th .09.14 and reading list available for download

  • Celebrate Jesus with Rexband – Rexband is a contemporary Christian Band since 1990. Their style of music is a fusion of Indian Ethnic/ Pop and urban sound. The group is comprised of over 25 individuals, with a distinctive talent in music and theatre. They call themselves Rexband in honour of the King of Kings, Jesus Christ. Experiencing the joy of liberating Christian music themselves, the band came together with a commitment to take this gift of contemporary Christian music and its message to a new generation. If you are interested in attending this 3 hour extravaganza in The Helix on Sunday 12th October at 6 pm, please phone Lorraine on 087 283 7022 or Parish Office 01-283 1593.

  • A Musical Afternoon in the Parish Centre: Mr. George Hilton, Mount Merrion Parish, enjoys singing and, in particular, songs which he calls his “Oldies”. He has volunteered to entertain the ladies and gentlemen of Booterstown who would enjoy an afternoon’s singing! He may invite you to join in! Please come along to the Parish Centre on Tuesday 14th October. The recital will begin at 3.00 pm. Admis-
    sion is free and includes tea/biscuits.

  • Child Safeguarding and Protection in the Parish of Booterstown–Training Evening:

    The parish Child Protection Team, coordinated by Ms. Geraldine Murphy, has arranged for the Diocesan Child Safeguarding and Protection Committee to come to Booterstown Parish Centre on Thursday 16th October(note change of date) at 7.30 pm tofacilitate a training session for those who wish to available of it. The evening should be of particular interest to those who volunteer in parish groups who have contact with children / youth. All welcome.

  • Central Catholic Library, 74 Merrion Square – Autumn Lecture Programme. A series of lectures will take place in the library in-
    cluding a talk which will be given by our parishioner, Stephen McCormac. Please see the poster in the church porch.

  • Meals on Wheels: Volunteers urgently needed to help in the kitchen on Tuesday mornings. Contact Norma on 086/168 4464 or Nora at 01-2887721

  • The Children’s Liturgy Group organises the Family Mass at 10.30 am on Sundays during term. The Committee is made up of a group of volunteer parents who arrange for children to participate in the Mass by doing a scripture reading, a prayer of the faithful or bringing up the gifts. If your child would like to participate, please speak to a member of the committee after Sunday Mass.

  • Holy Water: is available from a container in the garden leading off the Sacristy. Please bring along your own container and ask Paul Lyng, Sacristan for access to the Holy Water (after Mass).

  • At weekend Masses September 27th/28th, guest speakers will talk to the congregations about setting up Eucharistic Adoration sessions in the parish.  We ask for the prayerful support of parishioners in preparation for this venture.

  • Thursday MorningThe weekly hospitality morning organised by the parish Social Group has resumed following the Summer break. Everyone is welcome to come to the Parish Centre at 10.30 am and meet friends, neighbours and fellow parishioners for tea/coffee and chat!

  • Parish Faith Formation and Spirituality Group:
    The Parish Meditation Group meets every Monday (excluding bank holidays) in the Parish Centre, 67 Booterstown Avenue. If you are in- terested in Christian Meditation and would like to join us on Monday evenings, you are very welcome, but please arrive and be seated before 7.30 pm. The meeting concludes at 8.00 pm

  • Contributions to parish funds by monthly envelopes (planned giving): apart from making a contribution to parish funds by committing to a monthly or regu- lar standing order, or annual cheque, it is possible to contrib- ute by way of a monthly church envelope which may be returned to the parish each month enclosing an offering for the parish. Please contact the Parish Office if you wish to contribute to parish funds using this means of payment.

  • Eucharistic Adoration continues on Saturday evenings commencing at 5.00 pm and concluding before the 6 pm Vigil Mass. You are welcome to call into the church during this quiet time to ensure Our Lord has company.

  • Parish Website – volunteer required – Are you interested in being part of the parish web team and helping to make regular updates to the website and sharing new ideas for the Facebook page? If you can assist, please contact Kristina through the parish email address. 

  • Rosary
    Mon – Sat at 9.40 am

    Eucharistic Adoration

    ● Tuesdays following 10.00 am Mass until 12 noon, unless there is a funeral.

    ● Third Saturday of the month following 10.00 am Mass until 11.30 am.

  • St. Vincent de Paul Society: If you are experiencing difficulties with your living expenses, food and energy costs or medical expenses, especially at this time of year, you can make a fully confidential approach to the society at Tel. 01 – 855 00 22

  • Notice for those with a Coeliac Condition
    If you do not wish to approach the Altar and receive from the chalice reserved for this purpose, please go to the Sacristy before Mass begins and inform the celebrant who will then request a Minister of Holy Communion to bring the chalice to the usual Holy Communion distribution point.

  • Confessions can be made:

    After 10 am Mass & 6 pm Vigil Mass every Saturday
    After 10 am Mass on Thursday before the First Friday
    Other times by arrangement with parish clergy.


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