Welcome to our Parish

We want to make it easy for everyone to know what is happening in our parish and how to join us in worship. Our parish website is our online way of extending an invitation to all who want to be part of our Christian community.

The website includes Mass Times, Parish News, Homilies and Contact Details. Read more about the history of Rathmines Parish here. We also make it easy for you to donate to our parish with a secure and easy to use Online Donations page.

Rathmines Parish works in partnership with Rathgar Parish. Click the Rathgar logo below to visit our sister website.




Thanks to all who support the work of Rathmines Parish. All are welcome in this place. Fáilte.

Mass Times

Church of Mary Immaculate, Refuge of Sinners

Monday 6pm
Tuesday 10am
Thursday 10am
Friday 10am
Saturday (Vigil) 6.00pm
Sunday 9.00am
6.00pm (Folk Group)

Prayers For Home

The Building Hope Prayer

Pilgrim God, we give you thanks and praise.
You constantly journey with us even in our darkness and doubts.
We seek your way of loving kindness to walk together as one family.
Open our eyes to recognise you in the faces of one another,
in the breaking of bread and in the splendour of creation.
May the risen Christ sow seeds of hope and new life deep within us.
May our hearts and minds be filled with your Word,
bringing forth truth, justice and peace.
May the Holy Spirit working in and through us do much more
than we can dare to imagine
as we live out our baptismal calling in humble and loving service.
We make this our prayer through Christ Our Lord.

Mary, Mother of the Church, pray for us.
St Laurence O’Toole, pray for us.
St Kevin, pray for us.
St Brigid, pray for us.

My Jesus, I believe that You are in the Blessed Sacrament.
I love you above all things, and long for You in my soul.
Since I cannot now receive You sacramentally, come into my heart.
As though you have already come, I embrace You and unite myself entirely to you;
never permit me to be separated from you.


Every day I need you Lord, but this day especially I need some extra strength to face whatever us to come.
This day more than any other day I need to feel you near me, to fortify my courage and overcome my fear.

By myself, I cannot meet the challenge of the hour.
How much frail human creatures need Higher Power sustaining them in all that life may bring. And so, Lord, hold my trembling hand.
Be with me Lord this day, to know your guiding hand at work in all, to know your Blessed Presence ever near.

O Sacrament most holy,
O Sacrament divine,
All praise and all thanksgiving
Be every moment Thine.

Angel of God, my guardian dear,
to whom God's love commits me here,
ever this day be at my side,
to light and guard, to rule and guide.

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'Building Hope in 2023' A Message from Archbishop Farrell

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Youth Led Holy Hour with Prayer and Music

Rathmines Parish hosts a weekly Youth Led Holy Hour with prayer, music and time for reflection
every Tuesday evening from 7.30pm to 8.30pm. 

All are most welcome to attend or join us via the Parish Webcam.

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Ash Wednesday & Lent in two minutes!

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Friday Stations of the Cross for Lent

March 23, 2023

Our weekly Stations of the cross for Lent continues every Friday at 7pm the Parish Church.

Led by our Young Adult Group this will include prayer, reflection, and music. All are most welcome to attend.




The Mission – in conversation with an Irish Missionary

March 16, 2023

Our ‘Movies for Lent’ series continues with the film ‘The Mission’ on Thursday 30th of March in the Parish Pastoral Centre at 8pm. All Are Welcome!

This week Fr Paddy Moran is presenting on his missionary experiences in Africa.


St Vincent de Paul Churchgate Collection

March 16, 2023

The monthly St Vincent de Paul Churchgate Collection will take place this weekend 25th/26th March after all Masses.

Please note that one of their collection buckets now has a ‘Tap to Pay’ terminal on it and will be with the collector stationed at the main gate.

Prayers for Peace and Renewal

March 16, 2023

Prayers for Peace and Renewal will take place on Monday 27 March at 7.30pm in  Rathmines Church With readings and reflections  on the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary and multilingual prayers


2023 Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock

March 10, 2023

A Bus for the parishes of Beechwood, Rathgar, & Rathmines is departing for the Diocesan pilgrimage to  Knock on 29th April.

It will depart from Rathmines Church at 7.30am on April 29th and will leave Knock at 5.30pm on the Saturday evening. The cost is €25 per person.  Advance booking is essential.

Please contact Beechwood…

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