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The Church is currently closed to Public Worship
The Church will be opened for private prayer each day after Mass until 4:45pm.

MASS TIMES – All Masses are Online Only* via our Webcam:
Monday - Friday: 7:30 am
Saturday: 10:00 am
Sunday : 11:00 am

* All Masses are recorded to view anytime during the day.


The Parish Office is
currently closed
to the public
Ring 01-2693926 or email: secretary@donnybrookparish.ie
to order Mass Cards, Certificates, Bookings and any other enquires.

orlando nightclub shootingPeople all around the world are shocked with the news of the terrible loss of life at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.

I have asked  that in the Prayers of the Faithful at all Masses in the Archdiocese of Dublin on the coming weekend that those who died or who remain injured and all those who mourn and grieve be remembered.    Books of condolence are open at the Pro-Cathedral in Dublin for those who wish to express their grief and outrage. 

People all over the world are shocked.  How do we explain that our modern society can somehow be held to ransom in successive gun attacks by individuals or small groups filed with hatred? It could happen again and it could happen anywhere.  This time, the victims were members of the LGBT community; in other cases the victims were from the media or simply innocent by standers.  Fingers and blame are unfoundedly often hastily pointed at the entire honest Islamic community.

Any culture which gives notoriety to violence only encourages the deranged or the simply evil to attempt to repeat such actions.    As followers of Jesus Christ, Christians should work more and more to purify ourselves from all prejudice, to be in the forefront in dialogue and reconciliation and have the resolution to courageously confront those who anywhere foster violence.” 

 

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Saint Of The Day

07 May 2021

  • St. Rose Venerini: Saint of the Day for Friday, May 07, 2021
    Blessed Rose was born at Viterbo in 1656, the daughter of Godfrey Venerini, a physician. Upon the death of a young man who had been paying court to her, she entered a convent, but after a few months had to return home to look after her widowed mother. Rose use to gather the women and girls of the neighborhood to say the rosary together in the evenings, and when she found how ignorant many of them were of their religion, she began to instruct them. She was directed by Father Ignatius Martinelli,...