Mass times have been changed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Please see below for current Mass times.
Saturday Evening Vigil: 6:00pm
Sunday: 10:30am and 12:30pm
Week Days: Monday to Saturday 10:00am
Baptisms are held on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at 12 noon.
A preparation night will be arranged in the Pastoral Centre on a Tuesday of the previous month at 7:30pm.
St. Paul's Church is Open
Our church reopened on Monday, 29th June 2020 to the public for Masses.
There is specific seating allocated, allowing for social distancing and floor markings will show one-way systems introduced.
Due to government restrictions, we can only allow 50 people in the church at Mass time and this includes the Priest, Sacristan and Church Ministers & Helpers.
Attendance will be monitored and if necessary, when the limit is reached the doors of the church will be closed and people will be asked to attend mass at another mass time.
Entry will be through the main doors at the Blunden Drive entrance and exit through the main doors at the parish office side.
Please use the sanitisers provided on entry and exit.
Please note the obligation to attend mass on Sunday is suspended. Due to the limited number of seating for Sunday mass I would encourage people, if possible, to attend one of the 10:00am daily masses Monday - Saturday instead.
People with any underlying condition are encouraged not to attend Mass at the moment, and obviously, any person who has a high temperature or an infection please do not attend.
I am looking forward to welcoming you all back and I know it is not going to be easy to get used to the new norms, but I am confident that everyone will co-operate with the new situation.
Fr. Gerard Deegan
Sunday 10:30am and 12:30pm
Monday - Saturday 10:00am
Saturday Vigil 6:00pm
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Due to the closure of our Churches, there will be no Sunday collections and this has implications for parishes, the diocese and priests. If you wish to donate online to the First or Second collections that normally take place on a Sunday or to Easter Dues you can do so by using the DONATE button which the diocese has asked us to place on our website.
When you click on the DONATE button you also get an option to donate to St. Paul's Parish Ayrfield by way of a once off donation or if you wish join the Family Offering - planned giving, you can to set up a weekly or monthly offering and enter the amount of your donation.
You will need to have your payment details (card/debit card or bank details) and your mobile phone to hand. Your mobile phone is needed because a confirmation pin number will be texted to it.
Please also consider using the online payment facility to set up a regular contribution to the first and second collections. These collections are the primary sources of financial support for our priests and for Share.
As you are aware we do not currently have the opportunity to support these collections in the traditional way, yet our priests and Share are still depending on your support.
Thank you for your support, it is very much appreciated.
The Parish can claim a Tax Rebate on any donations of €250 and over in any one year and add it to our funds. Donations include the Family offerings outdoor collection, by either direct debit or envelopes and donations made to the Common Fund, Share, Christmas and Easter Dues. CHY3 Form to be returned to the Parish Office for eligible Households.
Further updates will be announced on our website and changes may be implemented as advised.
Sacrament of Confirmation 2020
Due to Covid-19, the ceremony of Confirmation planned for Friday, 24 April is now Cancelled.
Click HERE to read the letter from Fr. Deegan to the parents/guardians of children who are preparing for Confirmation in 2020.
Sacrament of Communion 2020
Due to Covid-19, the ceremony of First Holy Communion planned for Saturday, 16 May is now Cancelled.
Click HERE to read the letter from Fr. Deegan to the parents/guardians of children who are preparing for First Holy Communion in 2020.
Every year, almost three million people in some of the world's poorest communities are supported by the generosity received through the annual Trócaire Lenten collection in homes and workplaces throughout Ireland. Trócaire boxes are usually returned in the weeks following Easter, either through the parish schools or through the church.
This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, people have been unable to return their Trócaire boxes. Schools and parishes are closed, leaving tens of thousands of Trócaire boxes sitting in homes all over Ireland. Unless we receive the donations from those boxes we won’t be able to carry out our life-saving work. Our programmes will be under-funded. Some will have to close for good. This will be devastating for people who rely on our programmes for their daily survival. That is why we are urgently appealing for your Trócaire box donation. Click the link below to see how you can get your Trócaire Box donations to us.
We Remember at Mass and in Prayer Those Who Have Gone Before Us
In order to comply with legislation, attendance at funeral masses is in accordance with Government guidelines and Dublin Diocesan Directive.
We pray for all recently deceased, their families and friends. We pray especially for:
Mass intentions for the month of July
Wednesday 1 July 10:00am - Rose Cooke - Funeral Mass
Friday 3 July 10:00am - Pray for the Altar List of the Dead
Saturday 4 July 10:00am - Patricia Creighton - Funeral Mass
Saturday 4 July 6:00pm - Francis Okeke - Anniversary
Sunday 5 July 12:30pm - Derek Dillon - 17th Anniversary
Monday 6 July 10:00am - Johnny Cooling - Anniversary
Tuesday 7 July 10:00am - Thomas - 1st Anniversary
Wednesday 8 July 10:00am - Bridie Cooling - Months Mind
Thursday 9 July 10:00am - Nodlaig Carr - 9th Anniversary
Friday 10 July 10:00am - Paddy Fitzsimons - 37th Anniversary
Saturday 11 July 10:00am - Richard Carrick - Months Mind
Saturday 11 July 6:00pm - William Bowe - 9th Anniversary, Brendan Sinnott - 12 Anniversary, Mary Forrister - 1st Anniversary
Sunday 12 July - 10:30am - Brenda Farrelly - Anniversary
Sunday 12 July - Patrick Lonergan - Months Mind - Sean Guiney - 11th Anniversary
Monday 13 July 10:00am - Deceased members of the Brodigan family
Tuesday 14 July 10:00am - Deceased members of the Carr family, Violet Byrne and Nora Cale - Anniversaries, Jack and Winnie Delaney - Anniversaries
Wednesday 15 July 10:00am - Paddy Fitzsimons - 37th Anniversary
Thursday 16 July 10:00am - Jack and Winnie Delaney - Anniversaries
Friday 17 July 10:00am - Paul Cohan - Anniversary
Saturday 18 July 6:00pm - Des O'Brien - Anniversary
May they rest in peace
St. Paul's Church,
Tel: 01 8160984
Fax: 01 8160990
Fr. Gerard Corcoran
12 Grangemore Grove
Tel: 01 8479822
Mobile: 087 2408428
Fr. Gerard Deegan
28 Glentworth Park
Tel: 01 8674007