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806, 2021

Class of 2021

This year we have a special page dedicated to all our exam students.    It can be found under the News tab of the main menu or by following this link.  We hope it will be a source of warmth and support and perhaps even inspiration to those preparing for and

406, 2021

First Holy Communions 2021 – update

Regrettably, the 2021 First Holy Communion Ceremonies in Ballybrown planned for July 2nd and 3rd will have to be rescheduled as communicated from Public Health Advice through the Taoiseach’s office, indicating that First Holy Communions and Confirmations may take place in line with the gradual reopening of society, from 5th July onwards. New

2903, 2021

Chrism Mass – St. John’s Cathedral

CHRISM MASS: Streamed live from St. John’s Cathedral on Thursday 1st April at 10.00am. The Mass of Chrism  is the great annual gathering of the Diocese – lay faithful, religious, priests and Bishop, all gathered in the one Eucharist.  Everyone renews their baptismal promises and the priests renew the promises made

2003, 2021

Palm Sunday Door Wreath

Marking Palm Sunday with a Door Wreath This time last year during our first lockdown some people made Palm Cross wreaths to place on the front door of their homes on Palm Sunday.  Why not have a go at making such a wreath to mark Holy Week this year in your

1003, 2021

Mother’s Day

There is a special Mother’s Day card/poem (A4 size) with a very beautiful poem, available in the church for anyone to collect and give to your mother for this coming Mother’s Day. If your mother has passed away, there are also candles available in the Parish Office to take and place

2402, 2021

Thursday Club Annual Mass

Ballybrown Church:  Annual Mass for past, present and deceased members of the Thursday Club will be live streamed from Ballybrown church on Thursday 25th February at 10.30am.  This also marks the 19th anniversary of the founding of the Club.     Update 23/02/2021

1502, 2021

Ash Wednesday

Ashes will be blessed during live streamed Masses on Ash Wednesday 17th February next.    

1202, 2021


The Pastoral Unit of our area comprising the Parishes of Saint Paul’s Dooradoyle, Mungret-Crecora-Raheen, and Patrickswell-Ballybrown recently held a meeting in order to prepare for Lent in this time of pandemic.  Mr. Donal Fitzgibbon is Chairman of the Pastoral Unit, Fr. Michael Cussen is Moderator and Patricia O’Rourke is Secretary.    They

401, 2021

Level Five Restrictions Return

Level Five Restrictions Return: A Message from Fr. Mike Cussen P.P: Due to the very worrying rise in Covid-19 cases across the nation, we see the return of Level 5 restrictions from 26th December 2020 and for the next while, although our churches remain open for quiet and personal prayer, sadly

1812, 2020

Schedule of Masses Christmas 2020:

There will be no Newsletter on the weekend of 19th/20th December 2020 or during the Christmas and New Year period.  Instead we share Christmas Messages from Bishop Brendan Leahy and Fr. Mike Cussen P.P., together with Schedule of Masses over Christmas 2020. To download messages and Mass Schedule for Christmas please

2611, 2020

Ballybrown Church Webcam

Ballybrown Church: We are delighted to announce Live Streaming of Masses is now available from both Ballybrown and Patrickswell churches. Míle Buíochas: To those who gave of their time in working through the many difficulties with connecting the cable into Ballybrown Church. To view live stream webcam click or tap on

3110, 2020

November Remembrance Resources

In the current times, with restricted access to churches, Limerick Diocese is offering a template for use as a way of remembering our dead during November 2020.  Pausing at this time of year, in the month of November, and remembering and honouring our loved ones who have gone before us, is

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