Church of St. Laurence O'Toole, Kilmacud

WMOF Week 5 – Faith & Family

“The family lives its spirituality precisely by being at one and the same time a domestic church and a vital cell for transforming the world” (Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia). Families are a privileged place where faith can be lived, celebrated,

Preparation Evening for the World Meeting of Families

In preparation for the World Meeting of Families there will be a talk by Fr Colin Rothery, the Dublin Archdiocesan representative in Rome for the World, on Thursday 9th August at 7:30pm in Kilmacud Parish Centre. This will be followed

WMOF Week 4 – Building a more sustainable approach to the economy, work and the environment

“In the family too, we can rethink our habits of consumption and join in caring for the environment as our common home” (Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia) During WMOF2018 pilgrims are invited into a conversation about caring for Our Common Home.

Transport to the Papal Mass on Sunday 26th August in the Phoenix Park

All seats on the parish coaches have been filled. If you have booked your place but have not yet paid – please do so by the 10th August.The cost is €10 per adult, no charge for children. Payment to Christine in

WMOF Week 3 – “The impact of conflict on families and children”

There is no family that does not know how selfishness, discord, tension and conflict violently attack and at times mortally wound its own communion. (Pope Francis, Amoris Laetitia) Conflict is present at all levels of our lives, from global events

It’s time to change your interior life. Step Inside

Explore a programme in spirituality in Lumen –Dominican Centre, Blackrock: This two year part-time Certificate programme runs on Thursday evenings and six Saturdays to start 27 September 2018. It is exciting and inspiring. It’s open to all. No prior learning

WMOF Week 2 – “The role of technology in the family”

Pope Francis has a keen interest in technology, commenting regularly on social media. On the Pope joining Instagram, Mark Zuckerberg welcomed him, commenting: “No matter what faith you practice, we can all be inspired by Pope Francis’s humility and compassion.

The Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society needs an extra 80 drivers for our volunteer Driver service in South Dublin to drive cancer patients to & from their chemotherapy appointments. We are looking for weekday drivers who have a car available. Drivers should

WMOF Week 1 – The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World

The World Meeting of Families will focus on key issues related to family drawn from Pope Francis’ teachings in The Joy of Love (Amoris Laetitia). In the countdown to the events in August, for the next seven weeks we are

Archbishop Martin to celebrate a special Mass to support Fr Tony

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

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

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. ( Please click here to listen to the podcast.

Annual Knock Holiday Pilgrimage, June 5th to 8th

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

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 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 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’

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

‘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