“Our churches are closed. Our CHURCH is not”

“Our churches are closed. Our CHURCH is not” Dear Parishioners, unfortunately all our churches will remain closed during the current restrictions. They will not be open for private prayer, but our community, our hearts, our lives continue to be open and that is the heart of Church – the people of God. Fr. Pat McKinley & Parish Team

28/03/2020
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Care for One Another during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Care for One Another during the Coronavirus Pandemic The situation of isolation that many will feel with the current restrictions challenges all of us as a Christian community to be attentive to, and remember, those in our community who live alone and especially families carrying extra burdens. If you know of an elderly person or someone who may be vulnerable, and living alone, who might like a visit or need…

16/03/2020
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ALONE COVID – 19 HELPLINE

ALONE has launched a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID – 19 (Coronavirus) in Ireland. Professional staff will be available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line will be open Monday to Friday, 8am-8pm, by calling 0818 222 024, and hours may be extended to meet the demand.

16/03/2020
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Thank you! – Lourdes Donation

Thank you! – Lourdes Donation We wish to thank the person who donated €500 (name unknown) to our Parish Lourdes Fund last weekend. Your generosity is very much appreciated and will go a long way towards sending someone to Lourdes with the parish in August. We’d also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who supports all our Lourdes fundraising endeavours each year and those who organise them. Your…

16/03/2020
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Coronavirus/COVID 19 – Cancellations/Closures

Movies with Meaning – Cancellation The monthly Movies with Meaning due to take place next Sunday, 22nd March in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Jobstown has been cancelled due to the ongoing and evolving situation regarding Covid-19 ************************************************* GODLY PLAY -THE FACES OF EASTER The remainder of the Godly Play sessions , for adults and children, due to take place on Tuesdays, 24th and 31st March, have been cancelled. ****************************************************…

16/03/2020
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An Act of Spiritual Communion

My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if You are already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You. Amen

16/03/2020
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CORONAVIRUS – Fr. Pat’s address to Parishioners –

Dear Parishoners of Jobstown,Springfield and Brookfield. It is with deep regret that in keeping with health recommendations there will be NO PUBLIC Masses in any of our parishes for the foreseeable future. Our priests will continue to offer Mass in private for all our needs  and intentions. I hope we will be able to open at least some of our churhes each day for a couple of hours for private…

16/03/2020
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Vine Masses – Jobstown and St Mary’s Priory

The monthly Vine Mass in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Jobstown will take place next Saturday, 14th March at 7pm. All Welcome. The monthly Vine Mass in St. Mary’s Priory Church, Tallaght Village, will take place on Sunday, 15th March at 6pm. Again, all welcome.

05/03/2020
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