For the attention of all parish volunteers: In accordance with Diocesan requirements, you are invited to a brief Safeguarding Information Session on Child Safeguarding procedures in the diocese. This session will take place in the Parish Pastoral Centre on Monday 23 May next at 7.30 pm. Please let the Parish Office know if you are…
The weekly envelopes for Planned Giving (Family Offering) for 2022/2023 are available for collection. Please telephone or email or call into the parish office to arrange to collect.
The monthly St Vincent de Paul Churchgate Collection takes place next weekend 21st/22nd May after all masses. Please note that tap to donate phone facilities are now available with the collection.
Our Young Adult group (‘Young Adult Rathmines’ 18-40) are meeting every second Thursday in the Parish Pastoral Centre at 8pm for a prayer and games night. Our next meeting will be on Thursday 2nd June.
All are welcome! 😀
Rathgar Parish has been in partnership with Kyuso, a parish in the Kitui diocese in Kenya, since 2007. Kyuso is a wonderfully vibrant and committed community, however it faces significant challenges, brought about by underlying poverty and worsening drought.
Over the years the people of Rathgar parish raised over €330,000 in funds, built a Catholic…
The first phase of Building Hope towards parish renewal begins this week. Leaflets with the Building Hope prayer are available at the back of the church. Please take one home. It can also be accessed at https://dublindiocese.ie/category/building-hope/
Following two Synodal Pathway meetings which took place in Rathmines Pastoral Centre on the 20th and 27th of March a final document has been submitted to the Archdiocese of Dublin on behalf of Rathmines and Rathgar Parishes.
The final submitted document can be downloaded here: Rathmines & Rathgar Synodal Pathway
A sincere thank you…
We extend our sincere thanks to those who have already returned Easter Dues. The Easter Dues are an important part of the priest’s stipend and your generosity is greatly appreciated.
Rathmines & Rathgar Bethany Bereavement Support Service are delighted to resume their monthly listening sessions for those of you who have suffered a bereavement or other significant loss. Their service is confidential, non-judgmental and open to all who need to speak in a supportive setting. Our trained listeners are here to help.
Our April meetings…
Church Lighting Appeal
Our sincere thanks to all those who have contributed so far towards the first phase of this worthwhile project. To date, €9,180 has been raised. We hope with your help to be able to raise the remaining €16,000. Thank you, Fr Andrew