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Upcoming Events



The Parish Pastoral Council will mark Fr John Galvin's Retirement with a Mass ...



The Eceumenical Lunchtime prayers continue on Tuesday 7th July @ 1:05pm to 1:30p...



Church Garden Planting Day & Family BBQ Thursday 9th July Planting 3pm-5pm B...

Thought for the Week

Mass of Healing

Today we welcome all who are attending our annual Mass of healing for the sick. As members of the Church, we are not excused from our vocation to be healers. We do our share of Christ’s healing mission by visiting the sick, by praying for their healing, and by boosting their morale with our loving presence, words of encouragement and inspiration. Thus, we may enable them to experience the compassion of Jesus the healer. Jesus accepts us as we are. Hence, let us bring before him our bodily illnesses and spiritual wounds and ask for his healing touch. We remember in prayer all who work in the medical profession - doctors, nurses and medical technicians. And we offer a prayer to Christ The Divine Healer, that we may choose the right doctor, who will make the correct diagnosis, and prescribe the correct treatment. Let us not forget the truth, that Christ still works wonders of healing.  Let us also thank God for the great gift of health and use it for helping those who are sick.Today’s readings speak of the gift of life, both physical and spiritual, that God has given us. They urge and challenge us to be grateful for our health in body and soul and to use God’s gifts of life and health responsibly. Fr David

We are keen to enrol and train a new group of altar servers over the next few weeks. Those who have recently celebrated their First Communion are particularly welcome. Training for new altar servers will be provided by Josephine Bennett and Lester Barlow, who have both participated in Diocesan child safeguarding training. Parents of children, who would like to become altar servers, are invited to pick up a parental authorisation form from the parish office or the sacristy.

We urgently need volunteers for church cleaning, Web Committee, Youth Initiative Group and drivers for meals on wheels.

Find out ways in which you can be involved more in your parish!

To download a directory of all the Community Organisations and Charities in the Rathmines Area compiled by the Parish and by World Missions Ireland Click Here>>

Read a Guide to this week's Gospel here >>

Live Audio Broadcast of Services

Press the 'Play' button to hear services live from Rathmines Parish Church. (There will be no sound unless there is a mass or other service taking place).


 Church Planting day & Family BBQ

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Date for your diary!! We are having a Church garden Planting day followed by a BBQ for all the family on Thursday 9th July from 3pm to 6:30pm in the courtyard of the Church. All are welcome to come along and help with the planting. If you want to donate a flower, plant, shrub, bulbs, seeds, compost, etc leave them into the parish office or sacristy beforehand. So COME ALONG, Spread the word and we'll see you there!! 


Mass Times

  Mon - Fri:   10.00am
  Sat:   10.00am, 7.00pm Vigil
  Sun:   09.00am, 11.00am,
      12.30pm, 6.00pm (Folk Mass),
      7.30pm (Taize)


Contact Us

Parish Office Opening Hours:

Mon - Fri: 10.00am - 12noon
52 Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin 6
Phone: 497 1531
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Parish News

Parish News Sunday 28th June 2015 Thirte…

    Mass of Healing Today we welcome all who are attending our annual Mass of healing for the sick. As members of the Church, we are not excused from our vocation to be healers. We do our share of...

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Parish News Sunday 21st June 2015 Twelft…

    Calming the storm on the Sea of Galilee Many of the Fathers of the Church consider this miracle story as an allegory of the early Church.  The boat in the stormy lake is a symbol...

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Parish News Sunday 14th June 2015 Eleven…

    After Lent, the Easter season, and three Sundays of feast days—Pentecost, Most Holy Trinity, and Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ—the Church returns to Ordinary Time. This Sunday’s Gospel from Mark carries a significant...

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Parish News Sunday 7th June 2015 Feast o…

    Solemnity of Corpus Christi The Eucharist, the Body and Blood of Christ, teaches us the importance of community, the bond that results from this sacrifice. John Chrysostom says: “What is the Bread actually? The Body of...

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