Catholic Schools Week

This coming week Catholic schools throughout Ireland are marking ‘Catholic Schools Week’.

St. Louis Senior Primary school, Rathmines, will be running a programme Living Life to the Full to mark the event.

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6pm Sunday Folk Mass Returning February 6th

Following a short suspension, the 6pm Sunday Folk Mass will resume on the 6th of February.

New Appointment

This is to announce that the Very Reverend Andrew O’Sullivan, newly appointed Parish Priest, will assume the pastoral care of the Parish of Rathmines and the Parish of Rathgar. Father O’Sullivan has been dispensed from the normal means of assuming the pastoral care of the parishes.

Church Lighting Appeal

The first phase of our relighting project has involved the replacing of the light bulbs in the main body of the church with long lasting and energy efficient LED lights. The sanctuary area has been totally relit with the latest LED lighting which highlights many of the magnificent features of the sanctuary. It is rather…

Christmas Dues

The Christmas card and Dues Envelope are still available for collection in the boxes at the back of the church.  Our sincere thanks to those who have returned Dues envelopes already. We are deeply grateful for your support of the Christmas dues.  Thank you.

Paintings for the Parish Church

It gives us great delighted to announce that we have acquired a number paintings from Clonliffe College for Rathmines Parish Church. The paintings are granted on a long-term loan to the parish and three paintings of Our Lady will be installed in the church this coming week. This is a great honour for the parish…

Interactive History Timeline

We are delighted to launch a new interactive feature to our website exploring the history of the Parish and our magnificent Church building. This feature can be found under the ‘History of the Parish’ section in the ‘Our Parish’ title.

You can also click the link here to access the timeline.



Pastoral Letter on Climate Crisis by Archbishop Dermot Farrell

Publication of a Pastoral Letter on Climate Crisis by Archbishop Dermot Farrell

We are living on the edge of huge historical change. Our common home, indeed our…

Supports for Older People

Senior Line:
If you are an older person and would like someone to talk to, particularly since Covid-19,
consider phoning SeniorLine. We are Ireland’s national confidential service for older people.
We are open every day of the year from 10am-10pm. We are older people too, trained to listen
and support. We…

Mass for the Sick

Every Monday at 10am, Mass will be offered in this church for all those who are sick. We have a beautiful card with a Prayer for Strength and we invite you to take one home with you or for family and friends. They are available at the back of the church.


Prayer for Strength