Welcome to the Parish Of Holy Rosary & St. Kilian, Greystones, Co. Wicklow.

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Notices


Parish Fundraiser – Golf Classic / Dinner & Entertainment

September 20, 2019;

Come along for a wonderful day and evening together and support the parish while doing it!

A date for your diary – FRIDAY 20th SEPTEMBER 2019

Loads of options to choose from:

  • Golf and Lunch or
  • Golf and Dinner with Entertainment or
  • Dinner with Entertainment

All at the Greystones Golf Club

Bookings must be made by Aug 23rd. Contact us on: golfclassic@greystonesparish.ie or phone Pat O’Neill on 0868263796

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE ROOF REFURBISHMENT FUND

Read on for more information!

Registration for First Communion and Confirmation

September 30, 2019;

Participation in the Sacraments of First Communion and Confirmation require preparation on behalf of the person, their sponsors and their families.

Registration for Preparation for the Sacraments of First Communion and Confirmation in 2020 is now available and needs to be completed by Monday 30th September, 2019.

At a Glance …

NEW CHRISTIANS: We welcome Olivia, Veda, Conor & Zoe, into our faith community. As they join our community through the waters of Baptism may they also continue to grow strong in body, mind and spirit in the years ahead.

PARISH GOLF CLASSIC FRIDAY 20th SEPTEMBER 2019 Greystones Golf Club Places available – Contact us on: golfclassic@greystonesparish.ie or Pat O’Neill on 0868263796.

REGISTRATION FOR PREPARATION FOR FIRST COMMUNION OR CONFIRMATION IN 2020: Registration for the preparation programme is now open on our website and closes on the 30th of September 2019. If you have a child entering either 2nd or 6th class in school this September then please register for the preparation programme during this coming week.

SAFEGUARDING SUNDAY: Diocesan Safeguarding Sunday will take place the weekend of the 21st/22nd September 2019.

LOURDES COLLECTION: I wish to thank all the people of Greystones for their generous contribution of €2.127.13 towards our Lourdes Pilgrimage. A mass will be offered for all our contributors at the Grotto during our stay. Once again thank you for your kind generosity, Fr. Martin Noone (Pilgrimage Director).

ECUMENICAL ALPHA COURSE BEGINNING WEDNESDAY 25TH SEPTMEBER: We are delighted to announce that we will be running an ALPHA course with St. Patrick’s church (C of I). This course is open to all who are searching for meaning or wondering what life is really about.  Wed. at 7.30. All Welcome.

HOLY ROSARY SOUP & SANDWICHES: We’re back in action!! Make a date for lunch on Wed. September 25th at Kilian House Family Centre from 12.15 to 2pm

FOLK GROUP: We welcome singers or musicians who may wish to join us. Further details from Jo Leonard. ( Contact details from Parish Office. )

ON GOING ROOF WORKS IN HOLY ROSARY CHURCH We have completed phase one of the works on the Holy Rosary Church. Additional work will take place in September and so Holy Rosary church will be closed from Monday 2nd September through to Saturday 21st September. During this period all Masses etc will be celebrated in St. Kilian’s Church, Blacklion.  Weekday Mass will be celebrated at 10am as per usual. However Sunday Masses from Sunday 8th September will change for the month. See details here. Thank you for your cooperation and apologies for any inconvenience caused.

SUNDAY MASSES FOR SEPTEMBER: Sunday Masses from Sunday 8th September will change for the month. The new temporary timetable is listed below Saturday Vigil 6pm St. Kilian’s, Blacklion Sunday 8am: St. Kilian’s, Blacklion Sunday 10am: St. Kilian’s, Blacklion Sunday 12am: St. Kilian’s, Blacklion Sunday 6.30pm: St. Kilian’s, Blacklion

KILIAN HOUSE FAMILY CENTRE: This will be operate as normal during the church renovations. Access will be through the church car park.

HOSPITAL VISITATION: If you know of anyone who is sick in hospital or at home and would like a visit, please don’t hesitate to call one of the priests of the parish or the parish office.

CHARITY TAX REBATE: A big thank you for all who support the parish through the Planned Giving Collection. This is the only collection that stays in the parish. You can further support the parish by completing a CHY3 form. This permits the parish to claim the tax back on your donations to the parish. It is a simple process that can yield extra funds to support parish initiatives. Contact the parish office for further details. Thank You.

BECOMING A CATHOLIC?: Are you or someone you know interested in finding out more about the Christian Faith and the Catholic Church. If so please contact Fr. John after Mass or make enquiries to the Parish Office. We will begin our preparation for Adults wishing to be baptised or indeed make their 1st Communion or be Confirmed in the Catholic Faith at the Easter Vigil next Easter soon during the month of September.

All this news and more, available and in further detail on the Parish Information Sheet

No Streaming of Mass for September

Due to renovation works in Holy Rosary Church between Monday 2nd September through to Saturday 21st September the church will be closed.

During this period all Masses will be celebrated in St. Kilian’s Church, Blacklion.

As a result the streaming of Masses will not be available for this time.

If you wish to join a mass online, you might like to visit the webcam at the Pro Cathedral or in Foxrock Parish.

Masses in Greystones Parish for September

As you know the works on the roof of Holy Rosary Church will take place during the month of September with the church being closed for the duration of the works.

All our celebrations will move to St. Kilian’s Church in Blacklion. Weekday Mass will be celebrated at 10am as per usual. However, Sunday Masses from Sunday 8th September will change for the month.

Read on for more details…

Moments of Summer Beauty

Check out the newest images – some come from as far away as the USA and Australia!

They are all moments of beauty about the place which are worth sharing and being present to as they remind us of our Creator.

Why not send in your images to communicationsgroup@greystonesparish.ie

Read more to see images…

An Evening Out With Our Youth

Some youth members of the Family Mass Choir, Altar Servers and friends gathered with some other “youthful minded” people for an evening together on Thursday 25th July.

We walked the Cliff Walk from Greystones to Bray – the rides in the fun fair motivated some while the bag of chips on offer drove others along!!

Read more to see the photos…

Roof Works – Holy Rosary Closure

September 2, 2019 9:00 am to September 21, 2019 6:00 pm.

We have completed phase one of the works on the Holy Rosary Church.

To complete this work as quickly as possible the Holy Rosary church will be closed from Monday 2nd September through to Saturday 21st September.

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