Roof Update

St. Patrick’s church has served the people of Monkstown for over 150 years.

St. Patrick’s church has served the people of Monkstown for over 150 years. Most from this…

Online Catholic Festival


The Youth 2000 Summer Festival this year was due to take place on the weekend of the 15th August 2020. However as the world is in the grip of a global pandemic Youth 2000 Ireland’s leadership has made the decision to not hold their Summer Festival but instead to broadcast and stream the…

Commings and Goings

During the period of lockdown we said farewell to our sacristans Ian Counihan and Kieran Brown and we would like to say a big thank you to them for their dedicated service and support over the years. It was a pity that we did not get a chance, due to the restrictions, of saying a…

Update on Works on Church Roof

Back at Christmas time (it seems a lifetime ago) we spoke of the need for remedial work to take place to repair the roof of our beautiful church and the probability that we would have to undertake fundraising in order to complete the necessary work. COVID19 delayed the tender process for this work but the need…

Re-opening of Parish Office

The Parish Office is now open after the pandemic and we look forward to seeing you.

Opening Times, Monday to Friday

Parish Office 9.15am to 1pm

Church Reopening for Mass

Our church will reopen for public mass on Tuesday 30th June. We warmly welcome everybody back. We are concerned for the safety of everybody and it is important to remember that the obligation to attend Mass in person was lifted at the start of the pandemic and will continue for some time to come. If…

Guidance for Returning to Mass

We really look forward to welcoming you back to Mass. The following guidance measures are to keep everybody safe and will constantly be reviewed.

  • Hand sanitisers are available at each entrance to the Church. We ask you to avail of these as you enter and leave the Church.
  • We ask you to adhere to…

Shrines and Candles

As you can appreciate the hand sanitising liquid is highly flammable. It is recommended that you do not light a candle having used the hand sanitiser. We strongly discourage people congregating at the Shrines. If someone is lighting a candle, please allow them the space to do so, maintaining a discreet distance from the shrine.

Adoremus 2020 Online

Adoremus 2020, a joint initiative between the National Apostolate of Eucharistic Adoration and the Bishops’ Conference, was due to be held in Knock on 19 and 20 June 2020 and would have been focussed on preparing for the International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest.  Due to Covid-19 restrictions, Adoremus 2020 in Knock has been cancelled and the…