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Pope Francis has invited the leaders of all Christian Denominations to unite in the prayer Jesus gave us – The Our Father, On the Feast of the Annunciation (Wednesday 25th of March). On Friday 27th March at 6pm Rome Time, Pope Francis will lead a broadcast from the steps of St. Peters Basilica. Following the…Continue Reading

Sacraments 2019

The Sacrament of First Holy Communion will be celebrated on the following dates: St. James Primary School Friday, May 10th at 11am ********************************* St. John Of God School on Saturday, May 18th, 2019 at 11am (in the School) The Sacrament of Confirmation will be celebrated on Friday, 17th May 2019 at 11am Please pray for…Continue Reading

Fr. Tommy Murphy RIP

We received the sad news today that Fr. Tommy Murphy, former curate of St. James’s Church passed away peacefully in Tara Winthrop Private Clinic on June 6th, 2019. During his time here in St. James’, Fr. Tommy was known for his good humoured approach to life. He had a genuine love for the people here,…Continue Reading

Divine Mercy Sunday

Devotions for Divine Mercy Sunday (April 28th) will take place in St. James’s Church from 2.30pm to 4.30pm With Celebration of the Eucharist, Confessions/Sacrament of Reconciliation and Benediction All are welcomeContinue Reading

New Year Greetings

As we come to the end of another year, each of us are offered the opportunity to reflect on the year past and to prepare to greet a New Year. We give thanks for the many blessings which God has given us and for the many ways those blessings come into our lives.  For the…Continue Reading

A message from Fr. Eugene

Dear Parishioner & Friends of St. James’s Parish, Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Eugene Taaffe and I have been appointed Parish Priest of Saint James’s Parish. Since arriving here in September I have been settling in after the past 9 years in Balbriggan. Part of my settling in has been visits to…Continue Reading

Blessing of the Graves in St James’ Graveyard.

The Blessing of the Graves in St James’ Graveyard (behind the Pearse Lyons Distillery) took place on September 9th after 10.30 Mass. After Mass we all processed to the Graveyard and Prayers and a Blessing took Place. We were glad to have been able to access the graveyard and have the blessing near the distillery. We…Continue Reading