Blessed John Sullivan Monthly Mass

Blessed John Sullivan Monthly Mass will be celebrated on Saturday the 17th of April at 11am behind closed doors.

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

Easter Vigil - 4th Abril 2021


Fr. Gerry Clarke SJ

"My favourite Jesuit scripture scholar, Brendan Byrne says:

We are simply left with an empty tomb, the promise of an appearance in Galilee, and three women too paralyzed with fear to spread the good news (16:18)

Now this may puzzle you because if you look at the Gospel of Mark it doesn’t end with women paralyzed with fear as Fr. Brendan says, but with an account of the Resurrection appearances of Jesus.  And we are familiar with these."

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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.

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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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