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This Laudato Si’ Week and Pentecost, let us gather in community to contemplate and nurture seeds of hope for our “suffering planet” (LD 2). Laudate Deum is a reminder about the urgency of the Laudato Si’ message and the need for both personal and cultural transformation amidst our ecological and climate crises.

This year’s Laudato Si’ Week theme is inspired by the symbol for Season of Creation 2024, “firstfruits.” Let us be seeds of hope in our lives and our world, rooted in faith and love.

“There are no lasting changes without cultural changes … and there are no cultural changes without personal changes” (LD, 70)



Saturday 28th September

 at Glencree Reconciliation Centre 10am-4pm

We have filled the places for this seminar, however if you would like to go on a cancellation list  contact 0868182241, thank you.



Our trip to Knock is now going to take place on Saturday the 17th of August.. The costis  €77. This will include the coach, coffee and scones on the way down and a 4 course meal on the way back.  If you would like to join us, please let me know as soon as possible at 086 8182241. I need a deposit from all who have signed up of €20 this week please. Spread the word!




A Joint Celebration- A gathering of the whole parish community

On Sunday the 8th of September there will be a joint celebration of the Eucharist for all 4 communities, Glencree, Curtlestown, Kilmacanogue and Enniskerry. There will only be one mass celebrated that weekend in the parish, the 11 am in St Mary’s. Our hope is that each community will play its part in the liturgy, through song, reading, providing ministers etc…The mass will be concelebrated This initiative  has come from the Parish Pastoral Council in an effort to gather the whole community together on this occasion., and we hope that it will be supported by all. It will be a very colourful vibrant Liturgy with hospitality afterwards, of course. Put the date in your diary!



Why not pop into the church for some quiet time on . You can sit in silence with candlelight and gentle music. Take a few minutes for yourself and just “be”. Light a candle, say a prayer. Just sit if that’s what you need. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will take place . The next Downtime evening will take place on the 26th September 7 30 pm -8 30 pm

KILMACANOGUE.   St. Mochonog’s are starting to put together ideas to celebrate our 200th anniversary this year. If you feel you can help in anyway, please give Joyce a call and we will get back to you. We are anxious to include the entire Community and involve as many parishioners as possible.  All are welcome.



REVISED CHILD SAFEGUARDING DOCUMENT   Click on the link    Revised 2023 Child Safeguarding policy with Safety statement.

HOSPITALITY COMMITTEE It is up and running at last. Click here  for rota 


New Music Ministry Please join us if you would like the opportunity to sing and fill in from time to time when are regular musicians are not available. We are currently meeting on Tuesday evenings at St Marys church at 7 15 pm. See you there!




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  • Come and view our mural  This is now in it’s permanent home in the family space at the back of the church. We had a little presentation on Sunday to thank the artist. Once again thank you Doreen.  Come and see it! 
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  • Hope Task Force Time table here. Click on link.  Time table
  • Technology! We really need a few younger people to help with technology in the parish. Contact Aideen 0868182241
  • A broadcast list for the parish is up and running now. This will be to keep everyone up to date with what is happening in the parish and for easy communication  in relation to building our communities. If you would like your name added to the list please contact Aideen 0868182241
  •  Rosary A group from the parish meets every Wednesday evening, on zoom, from 7.30 – 8pm, to pray the Rosary.   Please call or message Sally, 087 4189 338, to be added to the group or for further information.
  • A new Facebook page for Enniskerry parish is now up and running and looking for some followers! Check it here!

Céad míle fáilte

Welcome to our Parish website! Whether you’re just visiting us for a brief time, looking for a new parish home, are returning to the practice of your Catholic faith or are interested in finding out more about the Catholic Church, we’re happy to have you here. We want to make our parish website an interesting and worthwhile location for both parishioners and visitors to keep up to date with what’s happening in our parish. We hope that all parishioners will see it as a useful resource. We welcome your feedback!  In the meantime, please look through the resources we’ve made available on these pages.

In our Parish we are fortunate to be living in very beautiful surroundings and even more blessed to have a good community spirit. Our four Church communities work closely with each other and with our Church of Ireland sisters and brothers and celebrate as much as possible in our common liturgies, where we come to meet and afterwards to talk with each other. This doesn’t happen in many places and it is a real sign of true community – a way of life in which we invite you to take part.

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