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Welcome to our Parish

The priests of the parish, Fr. Cormac McIlraith and Monsignor Seamus Conway and our parish community would like to welcome visitors and their families to our Parish.

Thursday Morning Hospitality takes place in the Parish Centre after 10 am Mass. Please call in for a cup of Tea/Coffee and a chat. Everyone is welcome.


Contact Us

Parish Contact Details:
Address: Parish Of The Assumption, Booterstown Ave, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
Telephone: +353 1 2831593


Upcoming Events


Screen Shot 2016 09 17 at 10.33.21                   Legion of Mary Frank Duff Prayer Group will meet on Tuesday 20th September at 2.45 pm in the Parish Centre, Room 3. Everyone welcome including new members.
Screen Shot 2016 09 17 at 10.28.09 Legion of Mary, Booterstown warmly invite you to join them on their annual pilgrimage to Knock Shrine on Sunday 25th September. The coach will depart from Merrion Church carpark at 8.00 am. Tickets (booked in advance) €35 include morning coffee on route, and evening grill before return departure. Bring a packed lunch. Tel. Margaret 01-288 5783 or Louisa at 01 – 269 5773.
Screen Shot 2016 09 17 at 10.35.40 Blessing for Retirement: Thursday 22nd September 2016 at 10.00 am Mass. We invite all those who have retired or who plan to retire in 2016. Mass will be followed by refreshments in the Parish Centre and everyone is welcome to join us.
 Screen Shot 2016 09 17 at 10.22.18 Art Classes for Adults: will resume in Booterstown Parish Centre on Tuesday mornings commencing 4th October. Tutor, Teri Farrell, will guide you from drawing to painting in an inclusive and friendly atmosphere. Term is eight weeks for €128. Suitable for beginners and improvers. Please make enquiries to 086-8247 116. 
   Christian Meditation Ireland – CMI National Retreat Day Satur-day 1st October 2016 – Brother Richard Hendrick, OFM will lead a day of meditation and reflection exploring the Christian tradition of meditation in our lives. Venue: The Royal Marine Hotel, Dun-laoghaire Time: 10.00 am – 3.30 pm. Cost €50 including a light lunch. Booking is essential. Please see poster in the church porch or take a flyer.
   St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society next meeting will take place on Thursday 29th September at.10.30 am in the Parish Centre, Room 3. We look forward to wel-coming members after the Sum-mer break and we extend a warm invitation to new members also.
   Community Centre, Grotto Avenue Activities:
Pilates: Highly experienced teacher runs a lunchtime class from 1.25 to 2.25, resuming on Wednesday, 21st September. More details on www.privatepilates.eu or phone Lisa 086-3241652.
Art Class in the Community Centre: Commencing on Tuesday 4th October, Tutor Teri Farrell, will concentrate on Oil Painting techniques. Eight week class €128. 086 8247 116.
   Hospice Coffee Morning: Many thanks to all those who hosted, attended and supported this annual event. A total of €720 was realised and this amount has been trans-ferred to Blackrock Hospice.
   Super Senior Classes in the Parish Centre: This class takes place in the Parish Centre on Mondays at 10.30 am. It is suitable for older mem-bers (male and female, who are young at heart!), and entails gentle, light-paced body exercise in a safe environment. The exercises are tai-lored towards your body’s needs and your individual fitness level. The aim is to improve mobility, balance and posture, flexibility, muscular strength, overall fitness and mental wellbeing. The classes are given by a qualified fitness instructor and take place in a friendly, relaxed atmos-phere in the locality and parking is available in the church. The Autumn term will commence on Monday, 19th September. Please contact John-ny at 085/2717 479 or visit www.thefitnessguy.ie to enrol.





All upcoming news and events can be found in our weekly newsletter. Link to Newsletter-> (Hard copies at the church door- Be sure to take one.)