Dalkey Parish


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.

Service of Prayer for Christian Unity

The Service of Prayer for Christian Unity will take place in St. Patrick’s Church on Tuesday 23rd January 2018 at 7.30 pm.

The speaker will be Fr Bob Whiteside, who will speak on the theme of World Meeting of Families.

All are welcome to attend.

Parish Pastoral Council 2018

The members of the Parish Pastoral Council for the next two years, starting in January 2018 are:

Michael Lane, (Chairman), Catherine Balance, (Secretary), Joe Collins, Jayne Courtney, Norman Dingle, Anthony Holmes, Elizabeth Holmes, Ruth Lambkin, Gerry O’Brien, Valerie O’Rourke, Olive Walsh, Peter Woods, Fr. Paddy Devitt, Fr. Declan Gallagher

We wish them every blessing on their work in the parish.


May the peace and love of

the infant Jesus

find a home in your heart

this Christmas

and throughout 2018 

Please join with us in

celebrating the birth of Jesus

in our Parish


Parish Ministries need your help

Our parish ministries, including the Family Mass Group, need volunteers. A leaflet describing the parish ministries where additional volunteers are needed has been distributed and is available in Church porches. Please take some time to read the leaflet and see where you can make a contribution. We need your help.

Sacrament of Reconciliation

The Sacrament of Reconciliation (communal rite) will be available in our own Church in Dalkey on Monday 18 December at 7.30 pm; in Dun Laoghaire on Saturday 16th at 11.30 amin Sallynoggin on Tuesday 19th at 7.30 pm; in Glasthule on Wednesday 20th at 7.30 pm.

Individual rite will take place in Dalkey from 19th to 23rd December after 10.00 am Mass each day.

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