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Our mission at this Dublin city centre Jesuit parish is that people find strength, light and consolation in our church. We offer a heartfelt welcome to all and and the support of a lively faith community whose source of meaning and purpose in life comes through friendship with Jesus Christ. We feel special inspiration comes through the missionary spirit of St Francis Xavier our patron, the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuits, and the holiness of the Venerable John Sullivan the saintly healer whose remains are venerated here.

If you are new to the parish, we extend a special welcome to you and pray that you will find a warm home here. Please introduce yourself to one of the priests after Mass or call into the office.

Fr Gerry Clarke SJ
Parish Priest 

MASS TIMES

SUNDAY MASSES

Vigil Mass
The Sunday Vigil Mass is Saturday – 6 pm – with music/cantor

9.15 am
11.00 am (Church choir/Cantor and organ)
12.30 pm (The 12.30pm mass on the first Sunday of the month is a Family Mass)
7.30 pm (Sep-May only)  There is no 7.30 Mass on bank holiday weekends

Gospel Choir Mass
The Gospel Choir sings at the Sunday 7.30 pm Mass from September to May (except on bank holiday weekends).
There is no 7.30 Mass on bank holiday weekends

WEEKDAY MASSES

Monday to Friday 8.30am, 11.00am, 1.00pm.

Saturday and Bank Holidays: 11.00am and 1.00pm.

HOLY DAY MASSES

Holy Days – Jan 6, Aug 15, Nov 1, Dec 8

8.30am (except Saturday), 11 am, 1 pm.

Christmas Day and St Patrick’s Day – check home page

No Gospel Choir Mass on holy days.

Pray with Pope Francis

During the month of July Pope Francis invites us to pray

“that those who administer justice may work with integrity, and that the injustice which prevails in the world may not have the last word.”

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Upcoming Events

Jul
18
Thu
7:30 pm Meditative Prayer – Lectio Divina
Meditative Prayer – Lectio Divina
Jul 18 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Meditative Prayer - Lectio Divina
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Jul
20
Sat
1:00 pm Blessed John Sullivan Monthly Mass
Blessed John Sullivan Monthly Mass
Jul 20 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Blessed John Sullivan Monthly Mass
Fr John Sullivan Monthly Mass in thanksgiving for his life and in prayer for his canonisation takes place each third Saturday of the month at 1pm in St Francis Xavier’s Church. Special homily and blessing with crucifix of Fr John after Mass. All are very welcome!Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click[...]
Jul
21
Sun
6:00 pm Meditative Prayer – Lectio Divin...
Meditative Prayer – Lectio Divin...
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Meditative Prayer - Lectio Divina - not on during July and August
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Jul
22
Mon
7:45 pm Charismatic Prayer Group
Charismatic Prayer Group
Jul 22 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm
Charismatic Prayer Group
Charismatic prayer group every Monday night from 7.45pm to 9.15pm. Come and join us for prayer and praise and share scripture.Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to[...]
Jul
25
Thu
7:30 pm Meditative Prayer – Lectio Divina
Meditative Prayer – Lectio Divina
Jul 25 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Meditative Prayer - Lectio Divina
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Jul
28
Sun
6:00 pm Meditative Prayer – Lectio Divin...
Meditative Prayer – Lectio Divin...
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Meditative Prayer - Lectio Divina - not on during July and August
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Jul
29
Mon
7:45 pm Charismatic Prayer Group
Charismatic Prayer Group
Jul 29 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm
Charismatic Prayer Group
Charismatic prayer group every Monday night from 7.45pm to 9.15pm. Come and join us for prayer and praise and share scripture.Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to[...]
Aug
1
Thu
7:30 pm Meditative Prayer – Lectio Divina
Meditative Prayer – Lectio Divina
Aug 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Meditative Prayer - Lectio Divina
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Aug
4
Sun
6:00 pm Meditative Prayer – Lectio Divin...
Meditative Prayer – Lectio Divin...
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Meditative Prayer - Lectio Divina - not on during July and August
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Aug
5
Mon
7:45 pm Charismatic Prayer Group
Charismatic Prayer Group
Aug 5 @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm
Charismatic Prayer Group
Charismatic prayer group every Monday night from 7.45pm to 9.15pm. Come and join us for prayer and praise and share scripture.Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to[...]

Parish Notices

PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK

A joint pilgrimage of St Francis Xavier’s, Gardiner Street with St Joseph’s, East Wall
SUNDAY 14th JULY 2019.
Come to Knock and experience Ireland ’s National Marian Shrine.
A visit to Knock is primarily an experience of prayer and the beauty of the Basilica, the grounds and gardens.
Booking your place(s):
Cost all-in: €45  €10 deposit will secure your place(s) before 7th July.

Contact Front Desk at Gardiner Street.


LOUGH DERG PILGRIMAGE
Come along on a 3-day St. Oliver Plunkett 2019 Pilgrimages leaving direct from Dublin on the following dates: 5-7July and 9-11 August. Cost is €115 for old age pensioners and students €105. To book please contact on 086 3853027 or 01 4941171 after 6pm. All welcome.


31 DAYS WITH SAINT IGNATIUS
Where will God find you this July? Join the Jesuits on a journey guided by the Spiritual Exercises via a series of 31 daily emails leading up to the Feast of St Ignatius on 31st July. Each week will look at a theme from the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius and use scripture and prayer to help you find God in moments of Conversion, Call, Challenge and Consolation. To sign up please access on https://pathwaystogod.org/31-days-st-ignatius-2019


FAITH FOR LIFE

‘Faith for Life’ is an adult faith course designed to help you to discover new ways to live out your faith in the reality of today’s world, within relationships, family, home, workplaces and the events of daily life. It aims to help you to be more active, open, faithful, confident, trusting and willing to work for change. The course is experienced as a journey of four ‘Movements’ inviting you to explore the call you received in Baptism. The process for each weekend includes teaching, personal and group reflection, prayer and liturgy. Participants are required to attend all four weekends.
The course will take place again this year starting in October – Registration form attached. If you would like more information, please email: rlavelle@dublindiocese.ie or evangelisation@dublindiocese.ie

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