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Pope Francis: Luke 16:1-13

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Good morning! Today, Jesus invites us to reflect on two opposing ways of life: the way of the world and that of the Gospel — the worldly spirit is not the spirit of Jesus — and He does so by recounting the parable of the unfaithful and...

Diocesan Safeguarding Day, 2019 Letter from Archbishop Martin

Sunday 22 September is Diocesan Safeguarding Day. I wish to take this opportunity to address you on this vital matter and to thank you for all of the work you have been doing to make the Church in Dublin a safer place for children and for vulnerable adults. This year...

Singers wanted for 6pm Saturday Mass

The Lisieux Singers are a small female group with members currently in their mid to late twenties and we are looking for new members to expand our group. We sing at 6pm Mass most Saturdays and usually practise at 5.20pm, just before Mass. We hope to return to 6pm Mass...

Recruiting New Altar Servers

Mount Merrion Parish are now recruiting new altar servers for our Masses. We would like to invite parents of boys and girls from 4th class and above, to get in touch with us by emailing: altarserversmountmerrion2019@gmail.com. We will be arranging an information...

Homily for the Funeral Mass of Fr. Tony Coote

“Claire Byrne and Ryan Turbidy both introduced Tony to their audience as the legionary priest in Mount Merrion who gave inspirational homilies that are meaningful, humorous and that people listen to. Tony’s homilies always had a clear message – he used words carefully...

RIP Fr Tony

Our sympathies to the family, relatives and friends of Fr. Tony Coote whose funeral took place here this week.  “It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.” (A tale of two cities-...

Fr. Tony

We grieve the passing of our much loved parish priest and friend. Fr Tony, shared his energy for life and God in our parish community for the last 10 years. We believe, that his own words written in his book, ‘Live While You Can’ are now fulfilled: Jesus will meet me...

Fr Tony’s Funeral

Removal on Sunday (September 1st) to the Church of St. Laurence O’Toole, Kilmacud, arriving at 6pm. Requiem Mass on Monday (September 2nd) at 11.30am in the Church of St. Thérèse, Mount Merrion. May He Rest in Peace

One’s Life Does Not Consist of Possessions

Jesus tells the sad story of a rich man who found security in material things and forgot about the most important thing: love of God and neighbour. After a bountiful harvest, the man rightly asks himself: “What shall I do?”. In fact, all of us need to see ourselves as...