Catholic Papers ~ 17th June 2021

‘Articles in the papers/magazines currently available at St Michael’s include ….

Irish Catholic (1) Fr Padraig O Cochlain: Hospital Diary of a grateful priest following Covid. (2) Fr Martin Delaney: Disquiet when faith is removed from commemorations (3) Irish media make it appear simple and humane to give intended parents automatic legal rights, but surrogacy is complex,…

Update on Parish Church Reopening from 10th May 2021

Return of Public Worship

People can again attend Mass in-person on weekdays from Monday 10th May.

Weekend Masses resume on Saturday 15th May @ 6pm and on Sunday 16th May @ 9am & 11am

Thanks to our volunteer stewards who ensure that all health guidelines are observed in the Church so that we can all…

Together Again & Minding one another ~ Dioceses of Cork and Ross 1st May 2021

Weekend Masses resume on Saturday 15th May @ 6pm and Sunday 16th May @ 9am & 11am. Baptisms will resume from Saturday, 15th May 2021 @…

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.

Baptisms in St Michael’s Church to Resume Update 4th December 2020

Baptisms will resume in St Michael’s RC Church from Saturday, 5th December 2020.  From 28th December 2020 to 1st January 2021, daily Mass will be at 11am and Baptisms will take place after Mass at 12pm.

Cork and Ross Friends and Family in Faith

Following the government announcement that all parts of the country will move to Level 3 restrictions with modifications from Tuesday, December 1st public worship will resume from that day.

These restrictions will be similar to the ones in place before 26th October when churches closed for public worship.

From Tuesday, December 1st up to 50…