Notices

Holy Souls Novena

Our Holy Souls Novena will take place in St Paul’s Church beginning on Tuesday 2nd of November and will continue until Wednesday 10th of November at our normal Mass Times.  Lists and Envelopes for the names of those to be prayed for will be distributed to homes in the Parish and are also available at…


MISSION SUNDAY 2021 Sunday 24th of October

For us in Ireland, this is a day to remember all those who left Irish shores to bring the Good News of God’s love to people in faraway lands. Many of these died young. There are few Irish families who did not have a missionary priest, religious or lay person among their members. They gave…


CHANGES TO OUR MASS SCHEDULE Beginning Thursday 14th of October

As we adapt to the impact of Fr. Sean’s retirement, regretfully it will be necessary to make some changes to our weekly Mass Schedule. These changes were discussed and approved by the Parish Pastoral Council at its monthly meeting on Tuesday evening.

  • As and from Thursday, October 14th our only Thursday morning Mass will…

ALPHA

We were well into our second Alpha programme in March of last year when we were rudely disrupted by Covid-19. Now as we begin to reclaim some normality, we plan to complete the course. So, we have invited all participants to resume on Thursday evening, October 21st at 7.00 p.m. in the Parish Centre. We…


FR. SEAN’S FAREWELL

We had a memorable farewell to Fr. Sean this Wednesday morning. Fr. Sean and his confrere Fr. Billy Cleary concelebrated with Fr. Pat, with a very large congregation from St. Paul’s & Butlerstown, and friends from far and wide. At the end of Mass, there were brief talks from Fr. Sean and Fr Billy, and…


Parish Meeting Rooms

We have been doing repairs to the roof of the Parish Meeting Rooms for a couple of years, without great success. We have now decided to replace the roof and solve the problem for the long term. The Rooms are a great asset to the parish and to the community and are a very important…


Fr. John Dineen O.C.S.O –

We had the great joy of seeing one of our parishioners ordained to the Priesthood, in Mount Melleray on Sunday evening last. There was a strong parish representation, mostly from Belvedere, Fr. John’s home place. The gathering included John’s parents, siblings and extended family, and many of the local Melleray people, as well as Cistercians…


First Reconciliation, First Holy Communions, and Confirmations 2021

We have just completed the administration of all the Sacraments in our Parishes – First Reconciliation, First Holy Communions, and Confirmations for 2021 – at long last.  Congratulations to all the children concerned and to their families.  Many thanks for your patience, understanding and cooperation.

Our sincere thanks to the School Principals and the School…


Live Streaming

LIVE STREAMING Mass and other services (including weddings and funeral masses) are live streamed from our churches; St. Paul’s & Butlerstown.

There is also a continuous live stream from the churches during the day, so that the parish can extend its reach to those who cannot visit the church . This may mean…


Mass Attendance – Welcome Back

We are delighted to announce that following the review of Government Restrictions it is now possible to attend Mass in our Churches, subject to Covid Restrictions.

We have now returned to our normal Mass Schedule.

  • We will not have a booking system in place so please come along in good time.
  • Face Masks must…