Thu 4 Apr 2019

Easter Schedule 2019

St. Patrick’s Parish Donabate, Portrane & Balheary

 Easter Arrangements 2019

Passion Sunday (Palm Sunday) Sunday 14 April

Masses the same as the normal Saturday/Sunday Schedule


Communal Rite of Reconciliation – Monday 15 April @ 8.00 pm


Easter Mass Schedule

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 15th – 17th April   – Mass @ 10


The Triduum – The Original Christian Feast

Holy Thursday 18 April

Morning Prayer of the Church, St. Patrick’s Donabate @ 10

Mass of the Lord’s Supper

St. Patrick’s Donabate @ 7.30 p.m.


Good Friday 19 April

Morning Prayer of the Church, St. Patrick’s Donabate @ 10

Inter Church Service at 12 noon beginning at St. Patrick’s Church of Ireland and moving in procession to St.  

Patrick’s Catholic Church

The Solemn Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion

St. Patrick’s Donabate @ 3 p.m.

St. Ita’s Portrane @ 3 p.m.

The Immaculate Conception, Balheary @ 3 p.m.


Stations of the Cross – St. Patrick’s Donabate @ 7.30 p.m.


Holy Saturday 20 March

Morning Prayer of the Church, St. Patrick’s Donabate @ 10

Blessing of Bread (Polish Community) @ 11.30 – Donabate

The church will remain open for private prayer and reflection until the beginning of the Vigil.


The Easter Vigil – Mass of the Resurrection

St. Patrick’s Donabate @ 9 p.m.


Easter Sunday 21 April

St. Ita’s Portrane @ 9.30 a.m.

St. Patrick’s Donabate @ 11 a.m.

The Immaculate Conception, Balheary @ 11.30 a.m.



Sacrament of Confession & Reconciliation – Donabate

Holy Thursday, after 7.30 Mass

Good Friday, after both services

Holy Saturday, 10.30 – 11.30 a.m. and 8 – 8.45 p.m.

Sacrament of Confession & Reconciliation – Balheary – Good Friday, after the Lord’s Passion

Parish Notices

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Child Protection Policy Statement

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