This NoticeBoard features events that are not part of Rathmines Parish, but may be of interest to parishioners

Anchor – New Young Adult Leadership Program

ANCHOR is for young adults (18+) who are interested in training to become a leader for the World Youth Day in Krakow.  It is designed to prepare for future parish-based opportunities also.  ANCHOR will be offered in different venues throughout the Archdiocese of Dublin.  It is important that you are available for one of the options mentioned below.ANCHOR will take place in:  A) Arklow Parish, Co. Wicklow, Sunday 30th August to Wednesday 2nd September.  B) St. Paul’s Church Arran Quay, Saturday 12th/Sunday 13th/Saturday 26th September.  C) Brackenstown, dates to be confirmed.  If you need more information about the Leadership course ANCHOR or if you need more information about the World Youth Day in Krakow please view this link:

Concert of Gospel Music

D10 Gospel Choir and Maynooth Gospel Choir will perform a concert together on Thursday 18th June at 7.30 pm in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Ballyfermot.  Donation only.  Everyone is welcome.

Centenary Mass

Beechwood Avenue Parish, Ranelagh - closing Centenary Mass on Sunday 14th June at 11.30 am with His Excellency Archbishop Charles Brown, Apostolic Nuncio.  All welcome.

Junior Faithfest @ Tallaght

Powered by the Holy Spirit.  The Priory, Tallaght Village.  For 6th class students only.  Friday 12th June, registration 6.00-9:30 pm.  Cost €2.  Workshops/Music/Food/Loads of fun.  For booking, parental consent forms and more information about workshops, email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or log onto the secure area of the website.

Triduum Novena to St. Anthony

June 11th, 12th and 13th in St Anthony’s Parish, Clontarf.  10.00 am Mass each day and Novena Prayers led by Brother Seamus Byrne (preacher & musician).  Theme for Thursday 11th“Where is God when we feel Lost?”  Theme for Friday 12th“God’s Love can overcome Fear.”  Theme for Saturday 12th“I came that you might have Life.”Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament each day from 10.45 am to 12.00 noon.  All are welcome.

11th, 12th and 13th June in St. Fergal's Parish, Bray.  Conducted by Fr. Larry Behan.  Mass at 9.30 am and 7.00 pm each day.  Confessions available after Masses.  Novena Prayer and blessing with relic of St. Anthony at each Mass.  Blessing of Lilies at Mass on Saturday 13th, the Feast of St. Anthony of Padua.  All are welcome.  For further information please call the Parish Office at 01 2860980.


Cemetery Masses

throughout the Diocese.  Sutton:  St Fintan’s Cemetery, 3.00 pm on Sunday 14th June.  Bohernabreena:  Bohernabreena Cemetery, 3.00 pm on Sunday 21st June.  Palmerstown:  Palmerstown Cemetery on Sunday 21st June -  Mass celebrated at 3.00 pm.  Deansgrange:  Deansgrange Cemetery, 3.00 pm on Sunday 5th July.  Sandyford:  St Patrick’s Cemetery, Glencullen at 3.00 pm, Sunday 12th July and Kilgobbin Cemetery, Sandyford at 3.00 pm, Sunday 26th July.

24-hour Adoration

Leixlip Parish, Church of Our Lady's Nativity.  Friday 12th/Saturday 13th June.  Commencing with 7.30 pm Mass on Friday and concluding with Benediction at 8.30 pm on Saturday.  Each hour will be hosted by a parish group, e.g. 8-9pm on Friday: Parish Folk Group, theme ‘Hope for Young People’.  2-3pm on Saturday:  St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society, Prayer for Vocations.  All are welcome to this annual parish event.!

Evening for Consecrated Life

on Thursday 11th June at 7.30 pm.“You have not chosen me, I have chosen you” (John 15:16).  Glasnevin Grouping of Parishes.  Host parish: Our Mother of Divine Grace, Ballygall (Co-PP: Fr. Joseph Ryan).  Moderator of the Parishes:  Fr. Richard Sheehy. 

Vacancy for Assistant Parish Sacristan

St. Brigid’s Parish, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 is currently recruiting an assistant Parish Sacristan.  This role is offered initially on a one year fixed term / part-time basis.  Role:  To provide a high level of support to the Administrator, Parish Team and Pastoral Worker in the general running of the Parish.  A full job description is available from the parish secretary or can be downloaded from  Applications should be made to Fr. Mangan, Administrator, no later than Monday 22nd June 2015.

Vacancy for Conductor of Senior Choir

Applications are invited for the position of Conductor/Manager of the Senior Choir in the Church of St Therese, Mount Merrion Parish.  Send application form by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post to Parish Office, Church of St Therese, The Rise, Mount Merrion, Co. Dublin.  Closing date:  5pm on Friday 12th June.

‘Pilgrims on a journey’

 The next Diocesan event for the Celebration of the Year of Consecrated Life takes the form of a Pilgrimage of Religious run Churches in the city centre.  Each day from the 12th to 20th June, the Religious Orders from various churches in Dublin’s city centre open their doors to warmly welcome you to pray, celebrate and discover the beauty of religious life in the heart of the city and to share and give witness to their mission, spirituality, prayer and daily life!  Special times of prayer will take place in each Church.  See for locations, times and prayer events.  All are welcome.