Weekly Bulletin – May 31st 2020

Parish of Sts. Columbanus & Gall, Milltown, Dublin

Pentecost Sunday 

May 31st, 2020  

“As the Father sent me, so am I sending you” John 20


We need to rediscover the concreteness of small things, the small acts of kindness shown to those who are close to us, family, friends. We need to realise that our treasure lies in small things.”

– Pope Francis 



We thank those of you who have already returned your Easter Dues. Dues envelopes may be collected from the church which is open each day from 10.30am – 5.30pm. You can return your Dues Envelope to the Parish Office or the Sacristy. Easter Dues may also be paid directly to the Diocese using the Donate button on the diocesan website.


Thank you for your contributions to last Sunday’s collections. The Offertory Collection amounted to €825 and the Share Collection amounted to €810.Many of these donations were received through the on line facility on this website.




We offer our condolences to the family and friends of the late Shay Connolly. We also remember Fr. Gerry Byrne, Chaplain, Blackrock Clinic.  whose funeral took place during the last week.


This Week’s Feast Days

Mon. 1st: The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church

Tues. 2nd: Ss Marcellinus and Peter, martyrs

Wed. 3rd: St. Kevin, abbot

Fri. 5th: St Boniface, bishop and martyr


This Friday, June 5th, is the First Friday of the Month. The 10am Mass on the day will be offered for all who are recently deceased and those whose names are on the Parish Altar list of the Dead.


Congratulations to Mgr. Tom Stack, who celebrates the 62nd Anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood.



Due to measures introduced by healthcare authorities limiting attendance at public indoor gatherings, Mass in Milltown Parish Church is celebrated behind closed doors at 10am every morning. This Mass is now live streamed and can be accessed from this website.


The Parish Church is open from 10.30am – 5.30pm.

The Parish Pastoral Centre will remain closed.



For further information, please call the Parish Office at: 2680041, 2196740 or 087, 9500334.

Fr. Peter Briscoe can be contacted at 01, 2196600.



The contents of each and every Trócaire box, no matter how small, come together to make a significant difference. This year, people can return their Lenten donation in several ways:

online at www.trocaire.org, by post to Trócaire, Maynooth, Co. Kildare and by phone 1850 408 408





Young Adults Faith experience during the Pandemic

The Leadership Team for the Foundational Leadership Programme(FLP) invite young adults and youth leaders to take a four-minute survey on their Faith Experience during the Covid 19 Pandemic. This survey is at:  https://www.evangelisation.ie/2020/05/11/survey-young-adults-and-their-faith-experience-during-the-covid-19-pandemic-may-2020/


Coronavirus, Church and You

DCU’s Mater Dei Centre for Catholic Education (Director, Dr. Gareth Byrne) has made an important survey available. The views of priests, religious and lay people are all welcome. To have your say go to: https://www.dcu.ie/materdei-centre-for-catholic-education/news/2020/May/Coronavirus-Church-You-Survey.shtml