Church of St. Laurence O'Toole, Kilmacud

Archbishop Martin to celebrate a special Mass to support Fr Tony

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin will celebrate a Special Mass to Support Fr Tony on Sunday June 24th at 11.30am. This mass will provide Parishioners with an opportunity to support and wish Fr Tony well in advance of his charity walk. Tea

Three Choirs, 7:00pm, Sunday 29th April

Kilmacud Crokes Choir, Kildare Place School Parent’s Choir, The Choir of St Laurence O’Toole, With special guest, Joanne Harding Soprano, Directed by Thomas Kehoe, Sunday 29th April at 7:00pm, Kilmacud Parish Church, Tickets €10 | U18 free entry, With money

Help Fight Motor Neuron Disease

Fr Tony Coote, Kilmacud Parish, Stillorgan

To listen back to Fr Tony’s interview on The Ryan Tubridy show about Motor Neurone Disease, please click “here”. To help fight Motor Neurone Disease by donating, please click “here”.

Fr Tony on the The Ryan Tubridy Show

Fr Tony Coote, Kilmacud Parish, Stillorgan

Listen to Fr Tony’s interview on The Ryan Tubridy Show to hear about his fundraising initiative. Please click here if you would like to make a donation. (wwyc.ie) Please click here to listen to the podcast.

Annual Knock Holiday Pilgrimage, June 5th to 8th

knock pilgrimage 2018 organised by Society of Simon of Cyrene, Kilmacud

The annual pilgrimage to Knock organised by Simon of Cyrene will take place this year from Tuesday 5th to Friday 8th of June. More details to follow in the coming weeks with booking forms available from Helen in the Parish

Lenten Reconciliation Service, Monday March 26th, 7:30pm

lenten reconciliation service

Monday March 26th at 7:30pm A joint service for Kilmacud and Mount Merrion parishes. All welcome. Venue: St Laurence O’Tool’s Church, Kilmacud

World Down Syndrome Day, March 21st

World Downs Syndrome day logo

World Down Syndrome Day (also known as WDSD) is a global awareness initiative that has been backed by the United Nations since 2012. It has been spearheaded by Down Syndrome International, which has linked up with national charities across the

Recruitment notice Senior Help Line

Are You a Good Listener? Senior Help Line, Ireland’s only confidential telephone listening service for older people, needs women and men aged 55+ to train as telephone line volunteers. You would work a three hour rota every three weeks in

One Day More support group

One Day More

One Day More is a support group made up of parents who received poor pre-natal prognoses for their babies. From their ‘About‘ page: “We are here to offer to support to any parent who has just received a difficult pre-natal

Submission to the Citizens’ Assembly by the Irish Catholic Bishops’

Abortion, Disability and the Law

Key points from the submission of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference to the Citizens’ Assembly on the topic of the Eighth Amendment. – There is no such thing as a human life without value. – Many thousands of Irish people are alive

Pastoral Message for the New Year 2018 from Archbishop Eamon Martin

Two Lives, One-Love

‘All human life is sacred.  All human life is precious. This is why the direct and intentional taking of innocent human life is always gravely wrong. In his New Year Homily, Pope Francis teaches us that: “to serve human life

Bishop Kevin Doran at the conference on “Abortion, Disability and the Law”

Abortion, Disability and the Law

Paper delivered by Bishop Kevin Doran at the conference “Abortion, Disability and the Law”.

Ceremony of Healing in Mount Merrion church

On Sunday 4 March 2018 there will be a ceremony of healing in Mount Merrion church beginning at 3.30pm. This is another event in our journey toward and preparation for the World Meeting of Families. We invite anyone who would

Pilgrimage to Inis Mór (Aran Islands)

A weekend retreat on the island of Inis Mor. This will be a weekend of music, meditation and journey to the sacred sites of Aran, following in the Celtic Christian tradition of pilgrimage through a Holy Land. We will stay

Prayer Room

The Rosary is recited each day in the prayer room after morning Mass.   Following this:   On Monday the Legion of Mary direct a Frank Duff holy hour.   On Tuesday St. Joseph’s young Priests society pray for vocations to the Priesthood.  

Fr. Tony’s Recommended Read: Alone Together by Sherry Turkle

I am reading this book at the moment. It is highly pertinent to the technological times we live in where the author says’ always distracted, we lose the capacity for solitude and we‘are more distracted in each other’s company, and

Haiti Project 2017 video

Can you tell us how life was for you and your family before this house was built? “I had a little house. … I had barricaded it with sheets… when it would rain, I did not know what I would

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