Saturday, March 24, 2018

Welcome to Booterstown parish


We invite you to be with us as we celebrate Holy Week in our parish. Here are our arrangements:

Passion (Palm) Sunday, March 25:
Masses: Saturday: 6pm (Vigil); Sunday: 9am; 10:30am and 12 noon.
Please note: Palms will be blessed at the 6pm Vigil Mass.

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of Holy Week:
Masses: 7:30am and 10am.

Lenten Service of Reconciliation:
Wednesday, March 28, at 7:30pm.

Holy Thursday:
No morning Mass;
Family Mass at 5pm;
Solemn Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7:30pm, followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at the Altar of Repose until 11pm; and
“Watch & Pray” from 10-11pm.

Good Friday – A Day of Fast and Abstinence:
Confessions 11am to 12 noon;
Stations of the Cross at 12 noon;
Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at 3pm (followed by Confessions);
Prayer around the Cross at 7:30pm with our Church of Ireland and Presbyterian neighbours.

Holy Saturday:
Confessions 12 noon to 1pm;
Easter Vigil Mass at 8:30pm.

Easter Sunday:
Masses: 9am, 10:30am and 12 noon.

Easter Monday:
One Mass only at 11am.

Tuesday to Saturday:
One morning Mass at 10am

Mass at 7:30am will resume on Monday, April 9.

Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday is concelebrated by Archbishop Martin and Diocesan priests in the Procathedral. During the Mass, holy oils are blessed for all the parishes in the Archdiocese. Pauline McHugh and Anne Hogan from the St Joseph’s Young Priests’ Society will represent our parish at the Chrism Mass. They will bring back the holy oils for our parish and present them in the Offertory procession during the Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7:30pm on Holy Thursday in our church.

World Meeting of Families 2018: We are seeking volunteer families (including grandparents, parents, uncles, aunts, grandchildren) to participate in the Liturgy at the 7:30pm Mass on Holy Thursday. Please leave your name and contact details in the Sacristy or the Parish Office if you are willing to take part.

Click here for the Prayers of the Faithful for March 25, 2018 (Palm Sunday).

Click here for dates for Confirmation and First Holy Communion 2018.

We have relaunched our Facebook page. Why not visit us, by clicking here, to receive updates on what is going on across the parish.

Exciting plans for the new pastoral centre were unveiled on January 21. The plans include a coffee dock, a new sacristy, facilities for a mother and toddler group and a pre- and after-school service, warm bright meeting rooms and a large multi-purpose room. You can check out the plans, by clicking here. We are appealing to all our parishioners and supporters to make a donation to help us with this development. To donate, click on the Donation Form to the right.

Child Protection: All members of our parish groups who are in contact with children or vulnerable adults have completed the Garda vetting procedure. Click here for Parent Consent Form for youth activities: Youth Application form. The latest document from the Archdiocese is the Code-of-Conduct for parish staff and volunteers. You can also download from here the Application Form for Volunteers with any of our parish groups. We observe the Archdiocese of Dublin Guidelines on Use of Information Technology when working with children and young people.  See also our parish Child Protection Policy, Anti Bullying Policy, Guidelines for an Away Trip, Code of Behaviour, Complaints Procedure for Young People and Parents, and Youth Application and Parental Consent Form.

Please scroll down this page for Recent DeathsMass Times, and Coming Events. 

Recent Deaths

Mass Times

Vigil Saturdays 6 pm

Sunday 9 am

Sunday 10.30 am

Sunday 12 noon


7.30 am – during term time only
10 am – preceded by the Rosary at 9.40

You can join us via our webcam any day.

More about Masses in Booterstown and nearby parishes

Coming Events