Milltown Parish Weekly Bulletin – October 11th 2020

Parish of Sts. Columbanus & Gall, Milltown, Dublin

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday, October 11th 2020

“The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a feast for his son’s wedding”  Matt. 22


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Donations to the weekly Offertory and Share Collections can be made on this Parish Website


This Week’s Feast Days


Wednesday 14th: St. Callistus 1- pope and martyr

Thursday 15th: St. Teresa of Avila, virgin and doctor of the church

Friday 16th: St. Gall

Saturday 17th: St. Ignatius of Antioch – bishop and martyr



Envelopes for donations to Crosscare’s Annual Collection are available in our Church.  Donations can also be made on line at

By supporting Crosscare you are helping their work with those most in need in our community at this time of crisis.


Due to Level 3 restrictions there will be no public Mass in Milltown church until further notice.

Daily on line Mass is at 10am and also at 11.30am on Sundays.

All Masses are livestreamed and can be viewed on:

Livestreamed Masses can also be accessed through this parish website.

The church is open for private prayer on Monday – Saturday from 10.45 to 5.30pm and on Sunday from 12,30pm to 5.30pm.


ACCORD Dublin has launched a new website.  For Sacramental Marriage Preparation Courses or for Marriage and Relationship Counselling please visit


Next Sunday, Oct. 18th is World Mission Sunday. World Mission Sunday helps communities to build schools, clinics, parish halls and Churches for marginalised communities and missionaries in our church family in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

It provides missionary programmes that protect and care for children’s wellbeing by offering safe shelter, healthcare, education and hope for the future.

Please give generously to this special collection as the pandemic has brought about even more challenges in many war-torn countries.

Donations can be forwarded to the national Director, Pontifical Mission Society, 64 Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin 6 (D06 N2H1).


Please note that the automatic switch, which is installed between the two Notice Boards in the side porch, will open the side door to the church.



The Irish Cancer Society is looking for volunteers to drive patients to and from their chemotherapy treatments.  Drivers with a free weekday availability and who can commit to driving twice a month.  Please email Gail at or call 01 2310 566 for an application form. Due to the impact of the Coronavirus we are seeking drivers under the age of 70 years.


COVID-19 Support Line for Older People

ALONE manage a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am – 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024.