Parish Notices

Opening hours- Parish Office and Church

The Parish Office reopens on Saturday 10th April.

  • Mon-Fri: 9.30 to 16.30  (Break  13.00-13.30 )
  • Sat-Sun: 10.00-13.30

St. Francis Xavier's Church will remain open for private prayer from Saturday 10th April:

  • Weekdays: 11.30 am to 4.30 pm 
  • Weekends: 11.30 am to 13.30


Tuesday and Thursday from 11.30 to 12.30

Phone (01) 836 34 11 to make appointments

Spiritual Communion Prayer


Mass Readings

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Sunday Homilies

3rd Sunday of Easter  - 18th Abril 2021


Fr. Gerry Clarke SJ

Be open to the possibility that there is another way of looking at life than the scientific way of looking at life.  Be open to a different interpretation of suffering than simply seeing it as pure evil to be avoided at all costs.  And don’t fall into the trap if thinking that only what can be proved scientifically is truth.

Being part of a church is sharing the journey with men and women who seek the truth not scientifically or blindly for that matter, but in a different way.  I always feel that Gospel Music offers a different path to truth.  Founded on the assurance that we are good, that we have integrity.  That we are loved and good, struggling but courageous, hesitant yet hopeful.

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Thank You


Thanks to all who have donated to the Church through our website. Your generous contributions help in the running expenses of the Church and are greatly appreciated, especially in this difficult time.

You can know donate online in three easy steps. For more details visit our website and click the red DONATE button.

Pray with Pope Francis


Pope’s prayer intention for April:

For Fundamental Rights

“Let us pray for those who risk their lives while fighting for fundamental rights under dictatorships, authoritarian regimes and even in democracies in crisis, that they may see their sacrifice and their work bear abundant fruit.”

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