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Pope Francis’ Latest Apostolic Statement

“Evangeli Gaudium” –  The Joy of The Gospel.  Pope Francis has written this 85 page document to all the faithful expressing a special attention to the needs of the poor.  This has been a key theme of his Papacy and it is a timely reminder that Christ’s own birth, which we celebrate in a few […]

Saint of Month for December – St. Nicholas

The fact that this saint is so associated with Santa Claus makes him so attractive to people of all ages. If we look at the name: Saint Nicholas we already see a Latin connection between the word ‘Sancta’ meaning ‘holy’ and our Christmas word ‘Santa’. In fact, the Dutch legend of Sinterklaas has the name […]

Confirmation Dates 2014

    We are delighted to announce the dates, times and venues for Confirmation this coming spring.  The full details are as follows and can be found on our calendar page here   Friday 14th of March, 2014, 11 a.m. in St. Mary’s Church Sandyford St. Mary’s N.S., Holy Trinity N.S. and Church of Ireland N.S. […]

Collection for the Philippines and Syria

A very special word of thanks to all who helped contribute to last week’s collection of which 50% went to help the people in war torn Syria and the other half to provide food and shelter to those displaced by the Typhoon in the Philippines.  Thanks to your generosity a total of €7,540.00 was raised […]

Launch of Parish E-Newsletter

As a new initiative, we will be sending out important updates each month by email with an inclusive link to the full newsletter. To sign up and benefit from this service just send your email address and the words SUBSCRIBE in the subject line to newsletter@sandyfordparish.org, or fill in the submissions form on the right. […]

Parish Update from Fr. Andrew

Just to keep you up-to-date on a few matters, firstly CCTV has now been installed both inside and outside of St. Mary’s, new signage and also measures have been put into place in order to restrict parking and ensure that Parishioners can enter and leave safely. (You can view photos of these works here)  I am currently looking for people […]

Catholicism Series

The Catholicism Series A Journey To The Heart Of Faith. The highly acclaimed new DVD series by Fr. Robert Barron. Come and learn about the truth and beauty of our faith. Every Tuesday in St Mary’s Parish room. Beginning on the 1st of October. Starts 6.30pm including tea/coffee

Saint of the Month – St. Francis

In the month of October we remember especially all missionaries past and present who helped spread the faith.  Few were more influential in the Church’s history than a young man who was born in Assisi.  After leaving his life of luxury to serve the poor, others felt drawn by his example of simplicity and poverty […]

Message from Fr. Andrew

Dear Parishioners, As you are aware the parish of Sandyford, Kilternan & Glencullen has been engaged in a major restoration programme which has involved the undertaking of numerous projects such as:  Upgrading liturgical vessels and vestments in all three churches  Repainting of St Mary’s Church  New Parish Office  Restoration of the Parochial House, Presbytery and Parish […]

Eucharistic Adoration Times

Eucharistic Adoration – New Times Added Come and ‘watch one hour’ with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament  at St. Mary’s Church Each Tuesday from 10.30am to 9pm.  We conclude with a guided Holy Hour which starts at 8 p.m. and finishes with Benediction at 9 p.m. There is an additional hour of Adoration added each […]