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Holy Week and Easter Ceremonies

All Services are transmitted live by webcam accessed via our homepage

April 5 Passion (Palm) Sunday: Mass at 10.00 am Blessed Palm Crosses may be collected from the church between 10.30 am and 5.00 pm. They are displayed on the church benches.

April 8 Wednesday: Mass at 10.00 am followed by a Penitential Preparation for the Triduum.

April 9 Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7.30 pm

April 10 Good Friday: 12.00 noon – Children’s Version of the Stations of the Cross. You are invited to follow The Way of the Cross via the parish webcam.
3.00 pm: Celebration of the Lord’s Passion. A simple cross will be placed on the Altar for veneration from a distance.

April 11 Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil Mass at 8.30 pm

April 12 Easter Sunday: Mass at 10.00 am

CORONAVIRUS MEASURES at BOOTERSTOWN PARISH

Please note that due to measures to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus the following changes to the mass schedule as follows:

Sunday (including Vigil) Mass cannot be celebrated in public. The church will remain closed. Fr. Gerry will celebrate one Sunday Mass at 10.00 am behind closed doors. Mass will be transmitted via Webcam

Weekday Mass schedule CHANGES – NO 7:30 am or a 10:00 am Mass on Mondays. Mass at 7.30 am CANCELLED Tuesday -Friday
Mass at 10.00 am celebrated Monday – Saturday behind closed doors. ATTENDANCE VIA WEBCAM ONLY

We invite you to be present with us every day at 10 am Mass via the parish webcam. Please login 15 mins before to make sure you can connect. You may like to remain with us after Mass for a short time for devotions.

Please see the webcam mass timetable:
Monday Mass at 10.00 am followed by Rosary
Tuesday Mass at 10.00 am followed by Adoration
Wednesday Mass at 10.00 am followed by Prayers
Thursday Mass at 10.00 am followed by the Rosary
Friday Mass at 10.00 am followed by the Stations of the Cross
Saturday Mass at 10.00 am followed by the Rosary
Sunday Mass at 10.00 am followed by Benediction

The church remains open from 10:30am – 5:00pm for quiet personal prayer should you wish to call in from Tuesday – Saturday.

RTE News Now will broadcast Mass on television Monday – Friday at 10.30am. They also have a Holy Week & Easter mass schedule.

RTE News Now can be accessed on the following channels:

  • Saorview (Channel 21)
  • Sky 521
  • Virgin Media 200
  • Eir 517
  • As well as RTE Player.

The church, Parish Office and Pastoral Centre will remain closed on Mondays. With the Parish Office & Pastoral Centre remaining closed until we are advised by the Irish Government & HSE that we can reopen our doors.

For those attending by Webcam we encourage you to make an Act of Spiritual Communion. By making an Act of Spiritual Communion, we express our faith in Christ’s Real Presence in the Eucharist and ask him to unite himself with us. Here is the Act of Spiritual Communion written by St. Alphonsus de Liguori:

My Jesus,
I believe that You
are present in the Most Holy Sacrament.
I love You above all things,
and I desire to receive You into my soul.
Since I cannot at this moment
receive You sacramentally,
come at least spiritually into my heart.

I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You.

Never permit me to be separated from You.

Amen.

Always check our homepage for the most up to date information on mass times. Our Church (except for funeral mass), Parish Office and Pastoral Centre are closed on Mondays.

6pm Vigil Mass on Saturdays: When possible we have a Cantor to lead the community in singing the hymns and responses.

9am Sunday: Cantor, Liam McAuley (top left) leads the early risers in singing the hymns and responses during this Mass.

11:00am Sunday: At the 11am Family Mass, our Children’s Choir (under the direction of Faye Potts, Director of Adult & Children’s Choirs) takes turns with our Adult Choir in enriching our liturgical celebration. Children take an active part throughout the Mass. During the school holiday months this is a much quieter liturgy!

Holy Days: Vigil 7.30 p.m. on Eve of Holy day, then 7.30 a.m. (term time) and 10 a.m.
The Liturgical Season of Lent will begin on Ash Wednesday, 26th February.

 

On the 2nd Sunday of each month, everyone is invited to gather in Cafe 67, in our Pastoral Centre, for tea or coffee at 10:30 am.

Mass times in nearby Parishes

Weekday Masses in Booterstown: Monday no masses (except for funerals) Tuesday – Friday 7:30am and 10am.

Saturday Masses: 10:00am and 6:00pm (Vigil)

Mass at 7:30am is not celebrated during July and August, nor in the week following Christmas and Easter.
Mass at 10am is preceded by the Rosary at 9:40am.

eucharistic-adoration-03Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Every Tuesday, after the 10:00am Mass, the celebrant puts the consecrated host into the Monstrance and we have the opportunity to spend a special time in prayer, which we call Eucharistic Adoration. In groups of four, members of our parish community take turns keeping watch in prayer until 10 pm.

Do drop in and join us for a few minutes, especially on Tuesdays.

When we have a funeral Mass, there may be a delay in starting our time of Eucharistic Adoration.

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