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The following are notices and upcoming events here in St Finian's Church 
 Click here for notices & events in Our Lady Queen of Heaven Church

5th February, 2023

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Mass Times

Mass Times


Weekday Masses

10.00am in St Finian’s Church.

1.00pm in at Our Lady Queen of Heaven Church, Dublin Airport.

Weekend Masses

St Finian’s Church:

Saturday Morning: 11.00am
Saturday Vigil: 5.30pm
Sunday: 10.00am, 12.00pm.

Our Lady Queen of Heaven Church:
Sunday: 11.00am

All Masses and other Services in St. Finian's Church

are available on our webcam.

St. Finian's remains open for visits from 9.00am until 6.00pm each day. Strict rules of sensible hygiene will continue to apply; please ensure you maintain a distance of at least two metres from others, use the sanitisers provided and wear a mask.


Mass intentions can be booked with Stephanie at - or at 01 8409043.


On Thursday, February 2nd, we celebrate the Presentation of the Lord. All church candles will be blessed on this day . You can have your own candles blessed at the 1o.00 am Mass in St Finian’s church  and 1.00 pm Mass in Our Lady, Queen of Heaven church.

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The Feast of St Blaise takes place on Friday, 3rd February.

 Throats will be blessed after 10.00 am Mass in St Finian’s and after 1.00 pm Mass at Our Lady Queen of Heaven.


The Annual Mass for the Sick with the Sacrament of anointing will take place at 11.00 am on Saturday, 11th February. Please pass on the word to neighbours or friends. If you know of anyone who needs transport on that morning, leave the name and address in the Parish office and we will arrange for them to be collected. There will be refreshments in the Oratory after Mass for everyone.

Masses are being offered for the following:

Friday 3rd February                 
Carmel O’Reilly (RD)

Saturday 4th 
11am: Angela Devenney (RD)
Fr Tommy Murphy (RD) 
Vigil: 5.30 pm 
Paddy Redmond (1st AN)
Peter & Margaret Slattery (AN)
Denis & Kathleen Scanlon (AN)

Sunday 5th             
10.00 am: Special Intention  
12.00 noon Joseph Bewley (RD)

Mon 6th                     

John O’Dwyer (10th AN)

Eddie Homan (RD)

Anna Tlucakova (RD)

Tuesday 7th

Seamus Murphy (1st AN)

Andrew Doran (AN)

Wednesday 8th         

Special Intention

Thursday 9th           

Joseph Glynn (RD)

Friday 10th                   

P.J. O’Brien (RD)

Saturday 11th

11.00 am: Mass of the Sick

Vigil: 5.30 pm

Lucy Cahill (RD)

Sunday 12th             

10.00 am: Thomas King (RD)   

12.00 noon Bernadette Blake (Birthday Rem)

Bank Holiday Monday

Next Monday, 6th February, is a Bank Holiday. Morning Mass will be at the later time of 11.00 am in St Finian’s church . Mass at the usual time of 1.00 pm in Our Lady Queen of Heaven church.

Our next available dates for Baptism in the parish are:

Feb 12th /Feb 26th

Mar 12th /Mar 26th


We had no winners of this week's Jackpot, though four people matched three numbers.

Next week's prize increases to €3,500.

Thank you to all who participate in the parish Lotto every week. 

Don't forget to pick up your Lotto envelope at the church!

All Lotto envelopes must be submitted by 6pm every Sunday night. All funds from the Lotto draw will be used to complete works on both St. Finian’s Church and Our Lady Queen of Heaven Church - including renewal of ceiling and floors, and waterproofing and painting of exterior walls.

Lotto envelopes can be posted into the donation box on the wall as you enter the main door of St. Finian's church. Thank you for your support. Best of luck to everyone who enters our draw.

Click here to check the weekly LOTTO RESULTS

We welcome Fr Pat Reilly, Fr Augustine Fokchet and the Parish team from Donabate  Parish as part of our parish partnership . We look forward to working together and building a better future for our communities.


The annual collection for Accord will take place on the weekend 11th Feb/12th Feb.  Accord Dublin throughout the diocese offers Marriage Preparation courses – online, small groups; Counselling for couples and individuals experiencing difficulties in their relationships, currently online or by phone; A Relationship and Sexuality Programme for schools. Accord Dublin needs your support this year more than ever. This collection will replace the usual Share collection.

Understand The Bible

St. Cronan’s Parish will offer The Bible Timeline beginning on Monday 20th February at 7.30 to 9.00 pm. Participants will meet every week to view a 50-minute video presentation followed by a group discussion and an opportunity to ask questions. For more information or to register, please contact Louise in the Parish office tel. 01 8401188 or email

We welcome Loreto School to our Saturday evening Mass this weekend. We pray that the Lord will guide and protect all students in our parish.

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Grotto Rosary on Saturday 11th February

Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes

Join us for Recitation of the Rosary every hour on the half hour - to mark the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.
We will assemble on Saturday 11th February at the Grotto, St. Cronan's Church, in Brackenstown at 9:30 am.

We invite all Parents and Guardians of Confirmation students to a talk on Wednesday 8th February at 7.30pm in the church. 


Couples intending to marry are required to give at least three months notice to the priests of the parish, whether the wedding will take place inside or outside the parish, so that the pre-marriage papers can be completed.


A Mass leaflet with the correct readings for Sunday can be downloaded here: Missalette


Instead of downloading every week, you may prefer a Sunday Missal of your own. If you get in touch with the parish office by emailing we will gladly order one for you. They cost €15.


Since the night of Holy Thursday, spending quiet time in prayer with the Lord in the Eucharist has been central to the Christian way of life. Here in St. Finian’s we have special times when the Blessed Sacrament is exposed so that you may come and pray.

Mon : 8am - 10am
Tues: 10.30am - 11.30am
Wed: 8am - 10.30am
Thurs: 8am - 10am
Fri: 5pm - 6pm

Come and spend some time with the Lord.


Our Lenten campaign in the parish for 2023 will again have as its focus: The People of Rumbek in South Sudan and the people of Surigao City in the Philippines. There will be donation envelopes around the church during Lent.


River Valley Community Centre has opened its Warm Room. Open from Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm, it's a warm relaxing space for everyone to enjoy a cuppa, read a book, or take time out, or wait for kids to finish school.

All are welcome to drop in.

Many thanks to all who have given towards the Christmas dues envelopes. Your donation is very much appreciated.

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