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Parishes in Partnership

In his Pastoral letter for Advent 2022 the Archbishop Dermot Farrell said in relation to the Building Hope initiative: I am now making a further response to you, having listened carefully to your proposals for partnerships. Following careful analysis and further dialogue, I am writing to each parish to confirm the partnership arrangements through which I am asking you to realign your efforts and energies to suit the times in which we live.

Our parish of Kilnamanagh and Castleview are now in partnership with:
St. Mary’s Parish, Tallaght Village (Dominican Priory)
St. Dominic’s Parish, St. Dominic’s Road, Tallaght
St. Aengus Parish, Balrothery, Tallaght

For Mass Times for all the Parishes in Partnership please
click here.

Visit of Bishop Franz of Wurzburg

Bishop Franz of Wurzburg celebrated Mass in St. Kilian’s at 10am on Sunday 30th April. Refreshments were served afterwards and Bishop Franz was delighted to meet everyone.

Communion and Confirmation Dates


St Kevin’s Boys School – Tuesday 30th May at 2pm

St Kevin’s Girls School – Tuesday 13th June at 2pm

St Kilian’s Senior School – Thursday 8th June at 12noon


St Kevin’s Boys School – Saturday 22nd April at 11am

St Kevin’s Girls School – Saturday 29th April at 11am

St Kilian’s Senior School – Saturday 6th May at 11am

Pilgrimage of St. Kilian – Wurzburg, Germany

Note: Deposit of €100 per person needs to be paid directly to Marian Pilgrimages as soon as possible to secure your place, as places are limited. Contact them using the link above or by calling (01) 878 8159

Kilnamanagh – Castleview Parish Pilgrimage of St. Kilian
7th – 10th July 2023
€745 pps (Single room supplement €90 – limited availability)

Flight from Dublin
Coach transfers to/from hotel and airport
3 nights in 3* Hotel Strauss, Wurzburg
Breakfast and dinner each day at hotel
Full religious programme
Services of Marian Pilgrimage guide throughout
Mass daily & Spiritual activities
All airport taxes & local city taxes
Travel insurance up to 85 years of age (€20 extra for those over 85)

Glendalough Pilgrimage

Our pilgrimage to Glendalough in early March was a huge success. Pictured on the left are attendees outside God’s Cottage in Glendalough Prayer Centre. There was a celebration of the Eucharist by Fr Frank in the chapel of God’s Cottage. We are indebted to Imelda of God’s Cottage for her inspiring guided tour of the former monastic settlement and to Sr Anne Neylon for her spiritual reflection on the life and times of St. Kevin.

Father Frank’s ‘new chapter’ at Kilnamanagh-Castleview

Father Frank speaks with the Echo on his warm welcome as parish priest for Kilnamanagh-Castleview and his optimism for the work ahead. To read the article please visit the following link: New parish priest is ‘happy to start this new chapter’
Below is an interview with Father Frank on his vocation story.

Pope Francis – News and Writings

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