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:-
Josephine Dunne whose funeral will take place on Friday, 27 January 2023, Kenneth Foster whose funeral took place on Friday, 03 March 2023, Stephen Byrne whose funeral took place on Saturday, 04 March 2023, Joseph Williams whose funeral took place on Wednesday, 08 March 2023, Patrick Trodden whose funeral took place on Wednesday, 22 March 2023, Laurence Arnold whose funeral took place on Thursday, 23 March 2023, Patrick (Pat) Brennan whose funeral took place on Monday, 27 March 2023, and Robert Molloy whose funeral will take place on Saturday, 01 April 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.
Sacrament of Reconciliation & Penance
The Sacrament of Reconciliation is celebrated on Saturday’s after 10.00a.m. and 6.00p.m Mass and on request.
First Holy Communion
Parish, parents and schools work together to prepare the children to receive their first Holy Communion.
Sacrament of Confirmation
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.
The Sacrament of Marriage
Marriage, when it occurs in the church, is a Sacrament, recognised by both the state and the church.
We have been advised by the Glasnevin Trust that due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, Cemetery Sunday is cancelled in Palmerstown Cemetery for 2021.