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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

Bible Study Lent 2017

This year for Lent, we are doing a bible study.  We are using the Bible Studies for Lent 2017, God’s Heart for Migrants’, written by Dr David Shepherd on behalf of the Biblical Association for the Church of Ireland. There is a little booklet for each person which contains the readings, etc., so you will … read more

Autumn Fair

St Philip and St James’ Autumn Fair will take place on Saturday 24th September 2016.   There will be lots of great stalls and lots of fun, as well as Lunches and a BBQ, as well as a raffle. This year, we are hoping to replace the heating system in St Philip and St James’ Church, … read more

The Somme – 1st July 1916

Many of you will know of Michael Lee, a parishioner of St Philip and St James’ Church, who has done a phenomenal amount of research into the forty-one men and one woman from our parishes who died as a result of World War 1.  All the biographies that we have had about them, in our … read more

Coffee Morning at The Rectory

Thank You to one and all! Thank-you to all that came and supported our coffee morning last Saturday in the Rectory. We have raised €800 to date which will now go towards the work to make St Thomas’ Church water-tight and a new heating system in St Philip and St James’ Church! This is just … read more

Summer Fête – Thank You!

Thank you to all who helped and supported St Thomas’ Summer Fête on Saturday 7th May 2016.  Despite the weather, the day went really well, and the sum realised stands at just over €4,700. Thank you again.

Pentecost – Sunday 15 May 2016

Pentecost (50 days after Easter Day) is when we celebrate the Holy Spirit being sent down upon the disciples.  Pentecost is considered to be the birth of the Christian Church.  On Pentecost, we will be using the red altar frontal, pulpit falls, bookmarks, and clergy stoles, as red is the liturgical colour for festivals of … read more