With the easing of Government restrictions, from Monday 10 May up to 100 people (in 2 pods of 50) may physically attend Mass.
All Masses will be livestreamed.

 

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 – 11:55


Saturdays: 10:30 – 11:55


Sundays:   10:45 – 11:55


(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 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

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 Monday, May 10, 2021
    Reading 1: Acts of Apostles 16:11-15, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 149:1-6, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 149:9, Gospel: John 16:1-4, Gospel: John 15:26-27
  • Daily Readings for Sunday, May 09, 2021
    Reading 1: Acts of Apostles 10:25-26, Reading 1: Acts of Apostles 10:34-35, Reading 1: Acts of Apostles 10:44-48, Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 98:1-4, Gospel: John 15:9-17, Reading 2: 1 John 4:7-10

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