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Things To Do in Lent

Lent begins tomorrow, Ash Wednesday. There will be a service of Holy Communion in St Thomas’ Church at 10.30 and there will be Christian Meditation in the Canon Osborne Barr Room at 20.00. Lent is a time of self-assessment, in relation to our understanding of ourselves as spiritual people, and specifically as Christians. Lent is … read more

Ash Wednesday

Lent begins tomorrow, Ash Wednesday. There will be a service of Holy Communion in St Thomas’ Church at 10.30 and there will be Christian Meditation in the Canon Osborne Barr Room at 20.00.

Closure of the Parish Office

The Parish Office is no longer located in Hipwell House in the grounds of St Thomas’ Church, due to planning permission and fire regulation compliance requirements.    A full review, by an external party, is being undertaken of our parishes’ needs for a parish office and of the role of parish secretary/hall manager.  The Parish … read more

Pink Ladies’ Night

In October 2017, some of the mums of Booterstown National School organised a fundraiser for #cupsagainstcancer# in support of the mums from the school who were undergoing cancer treatment.   They raised over €9,000 but what was phenomenal, was the support for each of them. Nicola Walker and I talked about it and how important that support, solidarity and … read more

Autumn Fair

This is the major fundraiser for St Philip and St James’ Church (Booterstown and Carysfort Parish).  It is held in St Philip and St James’ Parish Centre and the grounds of the church, as well as the church itself! Midday – 3pm!  Put it in your diary now!!!   We are still fundraising towards a new … read more

Coffee Morning and Cake/Bake Sale in aid of Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association

Fr Tony Coote, who is the administrator of St Thérèse’s Church, Mount Merrion was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in March 2018.   Fr Tony embarked on a campaign Walk While You Can to raise funds for research and care in the area of Motor Neurone Disease.  In July and August, a walk took place from Letterkenny … read more

St Thomas’ Church Summer Fête

The Fête will take place on  Saturday 26th May 2018, 12.00—15.00 hours.  We urgently need your help! If you are Spring cleaning please remember us. We are looking for items for all our Summer Fête Stalls, particularly our bric-a-brac, second outing and toy stalls.  As you can see from the list below we are also in urgent need … read more

Easter General Vestries

The Easter General Vestry for the Parish of Mount Merrion will take place in the Monk Gibbon Hall (St Thomas’ Parish Hall), on Monday 16th April 2018 at 8pm, and the Easter General Vestry for the Parish of Booterstown and Carysfort will take place in the Canon Osborne Barr Room of St Philip and St … read more

Decoration of Both Churches for Easter

Both churches will be decorated for Easter on Saturday 31 March 2018, starting at 10.30.  Gifts of flowers and greenery would be much appreciated as would your help (expert or otherwise!).

CANON OF ST PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL Article written by Lynn Glanville, the Diocesan Communications Officer

Members of Dublin and Glendalough Diocesan Synods have elected the Revd Gillian Wharton to be their representative Canon on the chapter of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin. Ms Wharton was elected to the Prebendary of Dunlavin in the National Cathedral on Tuesday 7 March 2017 at a special meeting of the diocesan synod in the Church … read more