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Parish Notices 13/14 April 2024

Thank you to all who contributed to the St. Vincent de Paul church gate collection last weekend.  The amount collection was €1668.00.


Service of Light will be celebrated this Monday 15 April at 7.00pm for St. Patrick’s Boys.

Confirmation will be celebrated on Friday 19 April at 11.00am. 

There will no 10am Mass on Friday morning.


Dublin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock 2024 – The Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock, led by Archbishop Dermot Farrell, will take place on Saturday 27 April from 11am to 4:30pm including Mass, Anointing of the Sick, workshops and the Sacrament of Reconciliation.  This year is the celebration of 145 years since the Apparition at Knock. The “Choir of Many Voices” will provide the music again this year and new people from across the Archdiocese are welcome to join. For more information about the pilgrimage or the choir contact                                                      Brackenstown Parish are organising a bus at a cost of €25 per person travelling with pick up in Donabate Church at 7.00am.  If you would like to travel please contact the parish office.


Swords, River Valley, Donabate & Brackenstown Partnership Lourdes             Pilgrimage.                                                     The partnership is organising a pilgrimage to Lourdes on Sunday 15th – Thursday 19th September accompanied by Spiritual Director Fr. Richard Sheehy.  Cost €735pps to include full religious programme, services of Marian      Pilgrimages guide throughout, Mass daily & Spiritual activities, Flights, 4 nights in 4* Hotel Roissy to include breakfast, lunch & dinner each day.  For further details contact Marian Pilgrimages 01 8788159.


Donabate Meals on Wheels – NEW DRIVERS REQUIRED                                        If you would have an hour or two to spare once a fortnight to help deliver meals in the Donabate area please contact Deborah 086 8276555.


Call for more Eucharistic Adorers – Fridays   We are blessed in this parish to have Eucharistic Adoration in Donabate Church each Friday, currently from 12noon to 4:30pm. This is such a special opportunity to come and spend some quiet time with the Lord. As our team of regular adorers is small, we would love if more people could commit to spending some time each Friday with the Lord. If you can commit to 30 minutes or more each Friday between 12noon and 4:30pm please contact the parish office.


Donabate Memory Café held the last Wednesday of each Month in the Donabate Community Centre.  The Memory Café includes information talks, music, games and refreshments. The Launch Day of the Memory Café will be held on Wednesday 24 April 11am – 1pm.


First Holy Communion Rosary Beads and  St. Theresa Prayer Cards and medals are available to purchase at the parish office.


Tap & Donate – Thank you to all who use the Tap & Go machine.  The amount collected during the month of January was €206.00                                                                                  The Dublin Diocese very much appreciate your support.


Donabate youth group – We are currently welcoming new members to join our parish youth group – an opportunity to connect with other young people to share views and discuss life questions, to learn more about faith, to listen to inspirational music, to have opportunities for reflection.

Our youth group currently meets online, on Friday evenings, and is open to those from 1st to 6th year of secondary school. For more details contact the parish youth leaders either via the parish office ( ) or via


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