Notices

The Synod, our diocese and parishes ~ 28th April 2022

Easter greetings to all who are serving in the Church’s ministry of communication! Bishop Fintan has written to priests of the diocese about dedicating this month of May to responding to the invitation from Pope Francis to have a part in the Synod taking place next year. During May, a number of initiatives will be…


Flag of Ukraine ~ 4th March 2022

The national flag of Ukraine has two equally sized horizontal bands of blue and yellow. The combination of blue and yellow as a symbol of Ukrainian lands comes from the flag of the Kingdom of Galicia–Volhynia used in the 12th century. As a national flag, the blue and yellow bicolour has been officially used since…


2022 Sacraments of Confirmation & First Holy Communion

Sacrament of Confirmation Dates:

  1. Scoil Ursula 31st March
  2. Beaumont Girls School 1st April
  3. Beaumont Boys School 6th April

First Holy Communion Dates:

  1. Beaumont Girls School 14th May
  2. Beaumont Boys School 21st May
  3. Scoil Ursula 28th May

FitLine Age & Opportunity for the over 50s

FitLine is Age & Opportunity’s volunteer telephone support line designed to help those over the age of 50 who want to feel a bit fitter and healthier, but perhaps don’t have the motivation, confidence, or information on where or how to take that first step. The service is completely free. We’re encouraging people to free…


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…


SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION

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