Welcome to the parish website of St Philomena’s Parish on the Old Lucan Road, Palmerstown. It is on the West of Dublin adjacent to the N4. Palmerstown is bordered to the north by the river Liffey, to the west Lucan, to the south Ballyfermot and to the east Chapelizod. It is in the Maynooth deanery. Our parish was established in 1972 having been formerly part of Chapelizod parish.
We hope to provide some useful information about life in our parish, the different groups and activities, and our faith formation programmes which enhance our Christian community.
Please note we do not have the facility to record webcam Masses/Services.
Sunday Mass will be celebrated on Saturday with Vigil Mass at 6pm and on Sunday with Masses at 09.30am and 12 noon.
Weekday Masses will be celebrated at 10am on
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
A Eucharistic Service will be celebrated on Tuesdays at 10am.
We remember in our prayers this week:-
Gerard Dunne whose funeral took place on Wednesday, 23 August 2023, Maureen Bond (née Kelly) whose funeral took place on Wednesday, 30 August 2023, Joe Lee whose funeral took place on 04 September 2023, Maree Lynskey (née Burke) whose funeral took place on 07 September 2023, Joseph McGovern whose funeral took place on 09 September 2023, and Val Fennell whose funeral took place on 16 September 2023.
May they rest in peace in the gentle arms of Jesus and may their families be comforted by your prayers.
Baptism is a sacrament which provides your child with entry into the Christian community. It is a sacrament through which your child will be welcomed into the parish community.
The Sacrament of Reconciliation is celebrated on Saturday’s after 10.00a.m. and 6.00p.m Mass and on request.
Parish, parents and schools work together to prepare the children to receive their first Holy Communion.
Receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation should be made freely, willingly and with the intention to live a life of faith as part of the practicing parish faith community.
Marriage, when it occurs in the church, is a Sacrament, recognised by both the state and the church.
The blessing of the graves will take place at 3pm on Sunday, 18 June 2023