Welcome

to the Pastoral Area of Garristown, Naul, Rolestown.

For information about any of the Churches or the Pastoral Area Office please scroll down and click on the relevant image

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As we begin our journey as a Diocese on the synodol pathway, there is a useful guide for us called Simply Synod. This resource is based on the official synod documents from the Vatican in preparation for the universal Synod in 2023. 

It is a useful guide full of information and ideas to help us become a more synodol church and to truly experience synodality. To view this resources please click on the image or the button below.

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Please join us
for our online Mass

Our online Mass is no longer on a Friday.

Please click here for the online Mass on Sunday 5th December at 12.00noon

To submit a prayer request please phone 01 835 4138

or email pagnr44@gmail.com

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Baptisms

UPDATE

Our normal Baptism

schedule has now resumed. Please click here to view.

For new Baptism requests, please click here to complete a Baptism Application Form and send to the office by email or post along with a copy of the child's Birth Certificate.

 

Baptism dates can only be confirmed once all necessary paperwork has been received. Any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the Pastoral Area Office. 

LATEST UPDATE ON CHURCH OPENING 

Mass Schedule

Tuesdays              10.30am Naul

Wednesdays        10.30am Ballyboughal

Thursdays            10.30am Garristown

Saturdays  (Vigil Mass) 

(1st & 3rd Sats)    6.00pm   Ballymadun

(2nd & 4th Sats)  7.00pm   Damastown

Sundays                9.20am   Ballyboughal

                               10.30am  Garristown

                               12 noon  Naul

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For further details on the Government's

COVID-19 Resilience and National Recovery Plan

please CLICK on the image.

The Government has begun the next phase of easing restrictions.  Whilst numbers in church can be up to 50% of capacity, the size of our churches in addition to maintaining social distancing, means that our numbers are still very reduced. 

Therefore, the following conditions are in place:

*  MAXIMUM of 50% capacity of the church building

*  Social distancing of 2m

*  Sanitising hands on entry and exit

*  Wearing face masks (which cover the NOSE AND MOUTH) while inside

​*  Following the direction of the Stewards

*  Church doors will also need to be left open to provide ventilation.

KEEPING OUR CHURCHES OPEN

Can you spare some time to help us keep our churches clean and sanitised?

 

Could you be part of our stewarding team when we can gather for Mass?

 

Perhaps you know someone who can?

 

We are looking for people to join our wonderful teams, to help keep our churches open.

 

In order for us to do this safely we need people to get involved.  If you have some time to spare and can offer us assistance please contact the Pastoral Area Office. 

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CHURCH OPENING TIMES FOR PRIVATE PRAYER

Our churches are open for times of private prayer during the week.  You are welcome to call in!  We kindly ask that you wear a face mask at all times in the church, use the hand sanitiser as you enter and leave, stay within the designated area and avoid using the benches,  and try to keep your visit as short as possible.  If you feel unwell or have any of the COVID symptoms we ask you to please stay at home.

GARRISTOWN

Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri

10am - 4pm

BALLYMADUN

Mon - Fri

5.45pm - 6.45pm

NAUL

Mon 9am - 3pm

Wed 10am - 4pm

Fri 12pm - 3pm

BALLYBOUGHAL

Mon, Tue & Thu

9am - 1pm

DAMASTOWN

 

Mon - Fri

10am - 4pm

Sacramental Confession in absence of pri
Sacramental Confession in absence of pri
Sacramental Confession in absence of pri

The Sacrament of Reconciliation is a healing remedy for our sins, presented to God in the presence of the priest. Although serious matters should be brought before the priest when available, our lesser sins are healed through the celebration of Mass or with sincere contrition & good works.

  • Fr. Derek will provide the (appropriately socially distant) Sacrament of Penance & Reconciliation by appointment,

or as requested anytime by the homebound, the sick & the dying.

Please contact the Pastoral Area Office for all appointments, emergencies, & special needs (01 8354138 / 087 1911902).

PARISH FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS

We are aware that these are very difficult and worrying times for all of us.  Our Parish income has suffered as a result of the imposed restrictions due to the Coronavirus.  If you are able to offer some regular financial support, via Standing Order, we would be most grateful.  

Those who very kindly contribute to the Family Offering via the parish envelopes may wish to continue using the envelopes by collecting them at home and bringing them back to the parish when it is safe to do so.  Alternatively, you may wish to consider replacing your envelope donation to contribute with a standing order.

Standing Order Forms can be downloaded and returned to the Pastoral Area Office.  Many thanks.

IMPORTANT Garda Vetting Announcement

If you have recently completed a Garda vetting form but have not received or replied to an email from the National Vetting Bureau, please contact the Pastoral Area Office.  (The email may have found its way into your Junk or Spam box)  It is vitally important that the Vetting process is completed as soon as possible.  Please let us know if you need any help with this.

Pastoral Area Office

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Serving the parishes of
Garristown, Naul, Rolestown

To comply with current Government guidelines we kindly ask that you contact the Pastoral Area Office by telephone or email unless absolutely necessary to call in person.

Thank you!

Parish of Garristown

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Church of
the Assumption
Garristown
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Church of
St Joseph
Ballymadun

Parish of Naul

Church of the Nativity of Our Lady Naul.
Church of
the Nativity of Our Lady
NAUL
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Church of
St Canice
Damastown
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Church of
the Assumption
Ballyboughal

Parish of Rolestown

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Church of
St Brigid
Rolestown
Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace Oldtow
Church of
Our Lady Queen of Peace
Oldtown

SACRAMENTS

Find out about preparing 

for the Sacraments in our Parish Area

BAPTISM

Dates of upcoming Baptisms in our Churches

PARISH GROUPS

Interested in becoming involved in our Church?

CONFESSION

It's always the right time for a new start...