Church of St. Laurence O'Toole, Kilmacud

Haiti Project 2017 (video)

January 14 Sunday: World Day of Migrants and Refugees

The theme chosen by Pope Francis for the upcoming World Day of Migrants and Refugees is “Welcoming, protecting, promoting, and integrating migrants and refugees.” (To read His Holiness’ full message, click here) As Christians, “we have the unique opportunity to advocate

Farewell to Fr. Clement

Coming to Ireland, I was filled with joy but not without some anxiety and fear of uncertainty. However, relief came when I got a placement in Mount Merrion Parish, to also serve in Kilmacud and Clonskeagh Parishes. Thanks to Archbishop

  Click [here] to go to the Irish Catholic Bishops’ online Advent Calendar .  This year’s Advent Calendar will have a special focus on family as we prepare together for next year’s World Meeting of Families in Dublin from 21 – 26

Interested in becoming a Pastoral Council Member?

We are looking to form a new Parish Pastoral Council in January 2018 and we will be hosting a discernment meeting this coming Tuesday 28 November at 7.30pm in the church. As the number of priests continue to decline in the

Parish Bookshop

Why not visit our Parish Bookshop? We have the following goods on our shelves: – Advent Calendars – A selection of Christmas Cards – Mass Bouquets for Christmas – The Church Art Calendar – The Liturgical Calandar 2018

Crosscare Annual Food Appeal

This Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd December. Items most needed: Shampoo & Hygiene products, soups, tinned meats, seasonal biscuits and cleaning products. Crosscare is the social care agency of the Archdiocese of Dublin and provides a range of services to those

As the Family goes, So goes the Nation, Pope Saint John Paul II

Trócaire boxes are available at the doors of the Church

Floods, storms, droughts, famine and conflict are an inescapable part of daily life in the world’s most vulnerable regions. People living with poverty are always the worst impacted. Give them your support them this Lent. When you donate to Trócaire

GIVE time this Lent by spending an hour with Jesus in our Prayer Room.

Open: 10.30 – 12.30 Mon – Sat

Lent 2017

Daily Lenten Prayer: Today Lord, I choose life, I choose your love and the challenge to live it and share it, I choose hope, even in moments of darkness, I choose faith, accepting you as Lord and God, I choose

Ash Wednesday – 1st March 2017


ACCORD, The Diocesan Agency for Marriage and the Family, would like to thank everyone for their generous donation to the collection last weekend. Your support is very much appreciated.

Holy Water Fonts

Holy Water Font

One of the great Irish traditions was the fact that nearly every home had a holy water font at the door. Everyone was blessed as they left the house. The blessing was given by whoever was the owner of the

Thank You from the Carmelite Sisters

The Carmelite Sisters extend a sincere thanks to all who offered sympathy, support and help after the recent unexpected death of Sr. Mary Immaculata. Your kindness and thoughtfulness is much appreciated. May the Lord bless and reward each one of

Thank You from St Vincent de Paul

St Vincent de Paul would like to thank parishioners for your very generous response to their Christmas appeal, which we be used throughout the year to help deserving people. Many thanks

Eucharistic Services in Clonskeagh,
Kilmacud and Mount Merrion Parishes

As you are probably aware there are 29 Masses that need to be covered in the three parishes each week. 18 of these are weekday Masses and 11 are weekend Masses. This is matched by a reduction in parish clergy

Year of Mercy

Pope Francis has announced an Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy in the Universal Church. This Holy Year of Mercy will begin on 8 Dec 2015.