During Level 5 restrictions, all Masses will be livestreamed, with no public attending.

Mon – Fri: 07:30 and 12 noon (no 10am Mass)

Saturday: 10am, 12 noon & 6pm (Vigil for Sunday)

Sunday: 10am, 12 noon & 9pm

for Confession times, click on tab above or here

 

Weekdays: 10am – 11:45


Saturdays: 10:30 – 11:45


Sundays:   10:45 – 11:45


(subject to change, depending on priest availability)

Parish Secretary: Elisa Tozzato

Mon-Fri: 9.30 – 12.30

Tel: 01-269 1825

Email: [email protected]

 

 

During Level 3 restrictions, all Masses will be livestreamed, with no public attending.

Mon – Fri: 07:30 and 12 noon (no 10am Mass)

Saturday: 10am, 12 noon & 6pm (Vigil for Sunday)

Sunday: 10am, 12 noon & 9pm

Weekdays: 10am – 11:45
Saturdays: 10:30 – 11:45
Sundays:   10:45 – 11:45

(subject to change, depending on priest availability)

Parish Secretary: Elisa Tozzato Mon-Fri: 9.30 – 12.30 Tel: 01-269 1825 Email: [email protected]



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Our Lady Queen of Peace
Merrion Road, Dublin 4,
D04 NX33, Ireland

Tel: +353 (0)1 269 1825

[email protected]
merrionroadchurch.ie

Holy Orders

“Holy Orders is the sacrament through which the mission entrusted by Christ to his apostles continues to be exercised in the Church until the end of time; thus it is the sacrament of apostolic ministry. It includes three degrees: episcopate, presbyterate and diaconate” [Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1536].

The essential rite of this sacrament for all three degrees consists in the bishop’s imposition of hands on the head of the ordained and his specific consecratory prayer asking God for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit and his gifts proper to the ministry to which the candidate is being ordained.

Common Priesthood of the Faithful
“Though they differ from one another in essence and not only in degree, the common priesthood of the faithful and the ministerial or hierarchical priesthood are nonetheless interrelated: each of them in its own special way is a participation in the one priesthood of Christ. The ministerial priest, by the sacred power he enjoys, teaches and rules the priestly people; acting in the person of Christ, he makes present the Eucharistic sacrifice, and offers it to God in the name of all the people. But the faithful, in virtue of their royal priesthood, join in the offering of the Eucharist. They likewise exercise that priesthood in receiving the sacraments, in prayer and thanksgiving, in the witness of a holy life, and by self-denial and active charity.” [Lumen Gentium, 11]

More information on the Sacrament of Holy Orders (from the Compendium of the Cathechism of the Catholic Church) is available here.

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Today's Readings

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  • Daily Readings for Saturday, March 06, 2021
    Reading 1: Micah 7:18-20, Reading 1: Micah 7:14-15, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 103:1-4, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 103:9-12, Gospel: Luke 15:1-3, Gospel: Luke 15:11-32
  • Daily Readings for Friday, March 05, 2021
    Reading 1: Genesis 37:3-4, Reading 1: Genesis 37:12-13, Reading 1: Genesis 37:17-18, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 105:16-21, Gospel: Matthew 21:45-46, Gospel: Matthew 21:33-43

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