The Parish and Sacramental Programmes Teams are happy to announce that new dates have been set for the postponed Communion Masses for the 2019/20 First Holy Communicants. It is hoped that the Sacrament of First Penance will take place in September after which the First Holy Communions can take place.

The provisional dates for the First Holy Communion Masses are as follows:

OCTOBER, 10th, 10 a.m. St. Mary’s N.S.and The Parish Class in St. Mary’s Church, Sandyford

OCTOBER, 10th, Time TBC. Holy Trinity N.S. in Church of the Ascension of the Lord, Balally  

OCTOBER, 10th, Time TBC. Holy Trinity N.S. in Church of the Ascension of the Lord, Balally   

OCTOBER, 17th, 10 a.m. Gaelscoil Thaobh na Coille in St. Mary’s Church, Sandyford

OCTOBER, 17th 12 noon.  Gaelscoil Thaobh na Coille in St. Mary’s Church, Sandyford  

OCTOBER, 17th  10 a.m. St. Patrick’s N.S. in St. Patrick’s Church, Glencullen  

OCTOBER, 24th, 10 a.m. Our Lady of the Wayside N.S. in St. Mary’s Church, Sandyford 

OCTOBER, 24th, 12 noon. Gaelscoil Shliabh Rua in St. Mary’s Church, Sandyford  

All of the above is dependent on evolving Public Health, Government and Diocesan Guidelines and Protocols. We are very grateful to all families for their patience and understanding and to the Schools for their cooperation and support as we work towards the necessary new arrangements. 

We wish the children and their families a lovely summer as we continue to pray for the safe reopening of the schools and the celebrations of these special sacraments for the children of the Parish Schools.

It is with sadness we share the death of Reiltín O’Byrne RIP. Her funeral details are as follows:

Friday 7th  August  11.00 St. Mary’s Church, Sandyford Village

 May her soul and the souls of all our faithful departed through the mercy of God, Rest In Peace

It is with sadness we share the death of Gerard Duffy RIP. His funeral details are as follows:

Thursday 6th August  11.00 St. Mary’s Church, Sandyford Village

 May his soul and the souls of all our faithful departed through the mercy of God, Rest In Peace.