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Universe/Catholic Times (1) Fr Francis Marsden: The utter humility of John of God, which led to a totally selfless dedication to others. (2) China ~ Spike in online hostility a reminder of the need for continued international attention. (3)Talking Point ~ Embattled German bishops pick woman theologian as top Catholic administrator.  (4) For Lent, read…

Trócaire Lenten Campaign 2021

Trócaire Lenten Campaign Envelopes are available for collection on the tables in the church. A bit different this year as there will be no Trócaire Collection Boxes. Please give what you can.

Cork Scripture Group – HOME STUDY MODULE – SPRING 2021

A series of presentations and notes, designed for home study, exploring a different biblical perspective on hope each week. Seasons of Hope: The Bible’s Call to Hope

22nd February 2021    “Second Isaiah: Hope for a People in Exile.”  Sean O Sullivan

​1st March 2021   “Barren and Budding: Growing Hope – the Fig Tree Parables.” Lorna…


Due to the continuing Covid 19 restrictions, Mass on Ash Wednesday will be live-streamed on this website.   Unfortunately, the distribution of Ashes will NOT TAKE PLACE.  Ashes will be available in envelopes on the tables in the Church which visiting parishioners can take home.

Saturday 6pm Vigil Mass ~ 4th January 2021

The Saturday Vigil Mass at 6pm is being discontinued for the time being. Fr Colin

Thank You From Fr Colin ~ 30th December 2020

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who volunteered as Stewards for the Christmas Masses. Also a word of thanks to the many others who helped out in different ways. The Masses were celebrated both prayerfully and safely and could not have happened without your tremendous support. Thank you for your time patience commitment…

St Michael’s Church Open for Personal Prayer ~ 26th December 2020

As and from Saturday, 26th December 2020 and in accordance with Covid-19 Restrictions, our Church here at St Michael’s will again be closed for Mass, but will remain open daily for Personal Prayer and you are cordially invited to visit for this purpose. Thank you.

St Michael’s Church Crib 2020

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Stable normally used by the Holy Family is out of bounds this Christmas. The family has been accommodated in a new location in front of the Altar this year. We hope the Three Wise Men will find them on the Epiphany on 6th January 2021!

While Church Masses will go online…

St Michael’s Conference SVP Annual Appeal

St Michael’s Conference SVP wishes to thank the Parishioners of Blackrock for their most generous support for our Christmas Appeal. The amount contributed this year was the largest donation of the past five years. This is very much appreciated and will go a long way in enabling the conference to meet the many requests for…


Confessions will take place after 10am Masses, on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 21st to 23rd December.