Dalkey Parish


Visit of Pope Francis – WMOF2018

Our parish have received confirmation from WMOF office that we have been allocated 150 tickets for parishioners. We have booked 3 buses to transport to and from the venue on Sunday 26th August. Tickets have been allocated on a first come first served basis and we have a waiting list for cancellations. Parishioners will be contacted by phone when final arrangements are in place.


Autumn Series – Dates for your diary

God has visited his people! Taking another look at Luke’ is the title of our Autumn series of talks on the Gospel of Luke with Fr. Kieran O’Mahony, OSA. The 6 talks will begin on Tuesday 16th October and continue on the 23rd and 30th October and the 6th, 13th and 20th November. See EVENTS for more information

Dalkey/Mosney Inter Church Migrant Project

A group of 47 adults and children from the Mosney Direct Provision Centre visited Trim Castle, had lunch and then on the Hill of Tara on Saturday 9th June accompanied by parishioners from the Church of the Assumption, St. Patrick’s and the Society of Friends. It was a day of friendship and glorious sunshine.

A meeting to plan the next event will take place on Tuesday 26th June in Our Lady’s Hall at 7.30 pm. All are most welcome

Visit of Pope Francis WMOF 2018

Pope Francis has now confirmed he will visit Dublin on August 25-26 for the World Meeting of Families.The two events at which Pope Francis has confirmed attendance are the Festival of Families on 25th August and the Final Mass on Sunday 26th August. Both of these events are free but ticketed– every adult and child in attendance will need a ticket to access the venues. Places are subject to availability. See EVENTS

https://www.worldmeeting2018.ie/en/Tickets/Tickets-Registration for WMOF 2018 events

Programme for Holy Week

Holy Thursday:

10.00 a.m. Morning Prayer

5.30 p.m Family Mass

7.30 p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper

Adoration at the Altar of Repose until 11.00 p.m.

Good Friday:

10.00 a.m. Morning Prayer

12.00 p.m. Stations of the Cross for children

3.00 p.m. Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion and Holy Communion

7.30 p.m. Stations of the Cross

9.00 p.m. Prayer around the Cross (Taizé)

A Day on Meditation

A day on Meditation will take place in Loreto Secondary School on Sat. 14th April 10.00am – 4.00pm with Dr Jo Newman. Booking is essential, through the Parish office – tel 012859418 or email – office@dalkeyparish.ie. Anyone who may be interested in the tradition of meditation or in joining the parish Meditation Group is invited to attend. A brief introduction to the practice of meditation will also be given. Teas/coffee will be provided but please bring a packed lunch.

Amoris – Let’s talk family, Let’s be family!

A series of ‘Parish Conversations’ in preparation for the World Meeting of Families in August 2018, will conclude in Our Lady’s Hall on Tuesday 20th March at 7.30 pm. All are encouraged to attend and begin to be part of this great event. The theme this week is A Gospel of Hope for our Families.

Moyross Church Gate Collection 10/11th March 2018

National standardised tests for Maths and English in 2012 indicated competency for children in Moyross to be relatively poor, but the same tests carried out in 2016 showed significant improvement partly due to after school activities, homework clubs and other projects and initiatives supported by fundraising such as the Church Gate collection in Dalkey. This year the collection will take place after all Masses on 10th & 11th March 2018.

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