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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Baptisms

UPDATE

We are awaiting clarification on the celebration of Baptisms from 10th May when restrictions lift to allow for gatherings in church.

All cancelled Baptisms will be rescheduled on next available dates.

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.

 

New Requests will be allocated dates once all rescheduled Baptisms have taken place. Any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the office. 

LATEST UPDATE ON CHURCH OPENING 

Masses will resume from 11th May

Tuesday 11th       10.30am Naul

Wednesday 12th 10.30am Ballyboughal

Thursday 13th     10.30am Garristown

Friday 14th           10.30am Online Mass

Saturday 15th

(Vigil Mass)          6.00pm   Ballymadun

Sunday 16th         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 announced that we can gather again for Mass from 10th May. 

As before, there are certain conditions in place:

· MAXIMUM of 50 people

· Social distancing

· Sanitising hands on entry and exit

· Wearing face masks while inside

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

 

50 people will be allowed to attend funerals and wedding services in church.  However, the government are advising that other religious ceremonies, especially those that could involve gatherings before/afterwards like Communions and Confirmations, do not take place at this time. 

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Please join us

for our online Mass

Tuesdays  10.30AM

Thursdays   10.30am

Sundays  12noon

To submit a prayer request please phone 01 835 4138

or email pagnr44@gmail.com

RE-OPENING OUR CHURCHES

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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NEW FAMILY OFFERING ENVELOPES FOR NAUL PARISH

(NAUL, BALLYBOUGHAL, DAMASTOWN)

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The new Family Offering Envelopes for the Parish of Naul are available for collection from the Pastoral Area Office.  It would be greatly appreciated if you could phone or email in advance of collection so we can allocate suitable collection times as the Office is still closed at this time due to COVID restrictions.

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, Wed & Fri

9am - 4pm

BALLYBOUGHAL

Mon, Tue & Thu

9am - 1pm

DAMASTOWN

 

Mon - Fri

10am - 4pm

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).

Retirement of

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

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Pope Francis formally accepted Archbishop Diarmuid Martin's request for retirement in December 2020 after over 16 years of faithful service.

We wish Archbishop Diarmuid every blessing in his retirement and thank him for his many years of ministry and leadership in the diocese.

We remember with great fondness his last visit to our Pastoral Area to officiate at the formal opening of the Pastoral Area Office

If you would like to send a message of appreciation to Archbishop Diarmuid you can email us and we will pass them on.

Welcome Archbishop Dermot Farrell

On 29th December 2020 Pope Francis appointed Bishop Dermot Farrell as the next Archbishop of Dublin.  He was installed as Archbishop on 2nd February 2021 in the Pro Cathedral in Dublin.

We would like to congratulate Archbishop Dermot on his appointment and extend our welcome to the diocese of Dublin.

 

We look forward to working with him as we continue to grow as Church.

OUR NEW DEACON

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Hi, I would like to introduce myself. I'm Declan Colgan and I was Ordained to the Permanent Diaconate here in the Archdiocese of Dublin last August.  I have been appointed by the Archbishop to Brackenstown Parish and the Pastoral Area of Garristown, Naul, Rolestown.  I am looking forward to working in this area and getting to know the people in these areas but I know it will be a slow progression due to the Covid 19 restrictions. 

 

Please stay safe and God Bless.

Declan

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

The Pastoral Area Office will be closed to visitors until further notice due to the COVID pandemic.

To comply with current Government guidelines we kindly ask that you contact the Pastoral Area Office by telephone or email rather than in person.

Thank you!

Parish of Garristown

Church of
the Assumption
Garristown
Church of
St Joseph
Ballymadun

Parish of Naul

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

Parish of Rolestown

Church of
St Brigid
Rolestown
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...