Message from Archbishop Dermot Farrell to the parents of children due to receive the sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation this year.

Hello Everyone, Please find below the link to a recorded message by Archbishop Dermot Farrell to the parents of children due to receive the sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation this year. It expresses to them and to parish communities the broad approach which is being taken: there is...

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World Mission Sunday 2021 – Message from Pope Francis

“We cannot remain silent about what we have seen and heard” (At 4:20) Dear brothers and sisters, when we experience the power of God’s love, when we recognize his presence as a Father in our personal and community life, we cannot help but proclaim and share what we have seen and...

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Vandalism to our local churches

I am sure that by now you have heard about the break-in and arson attack in our church of St. Philip, Mountview. This happened sometime before midnight on Monday. One of the glass panels of the new fire door was smashed to gain entrance and a small fire was lit...

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MESSAGE FROM ARCHBISHOP DIARMUID MARTIN – 29 December 2020

MESSAGE FROM ARCHBISHOP DIARMUID MARTIN  29 December 2020 Later this morning the Holy See will announce that Pope Francis has accepted my resignation as Archbishop of Dublin that I had presented at the beginning of this year.  The Pope will also announce the name of my successor  (Announcement is .already...

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Lockdown – Level 5: Parish updates – 23/12/2020

Greetings to all from the parish office.  Hope you are keeping safe and are in a Christmas spirit in spite of the difficulties that we continue to face due to Covid – 19 please find attached parish updates about the Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Lockdown schedule from 26th December. ...

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REFLECTIONS OF ARCHBISHOP DIARMUID MARTIN ON THE CURRENT COVID 19 SITUATION 3 December 2020

REFLECTIONS OF ARCHBISHOP DIARMUID MARTIN ON THE CURRENT COVID 19 SITUATION 3 December 2020             I draw your attention to the Pastoral Message of the Bishops of Ireland on our preparations for the celebration of Christmas, issued after our on-line meeting yesterday.               The Bishops address the challenges linked with...

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Temporary Mass times – updated on 2nd December 2020

Greetings to all from the parish office.  St. Philip the Apostle church remains closed for renovations and we hope to open the church for daily Masses and weekend Masses from Saturday 12th December subject to certain requirements met.  in the meantime, all spiritual activities will take place in Sacred Heart...

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