Our local cub/scout troop is 7th Dublin Donnybrook, headquartered in in our church: Donnybrook St. Mary’s.
For details, visit www.scouts.ie or www.donnybrookscouts.org

We welcome new singers of all ages to join our choir in St. Matthew’s Church; we especially welcome all children to come and sing with us at our monthly Family Service in St. Matthew’s Church.

We have also formed a relationship with the Sandymount Gospel Choir, and look forward to enjoying more of their distinctive style.

“Explorers” are an informal ecumenical group based in Sandymount and environs who gather to read Scripture together. We are delighted that Mount Tabor will again host us in their Activity Room on Monday evenings from 7.30 – 9.00 pm on the following dates:
21 October, 2019
18 November, 2019
16 December, 2019
20 January 2020
17 February, 2020
23 March, 2020 (avoiding the bank holiday)
20 April, 2020
You are most welcome to join us for the 2019 – 2020 Season during which we will be exploring the Parables of Jesus in the Gospel according to Luke and revisiting Bible stories as adults. We will be led by Seamus O’Connell, Professor of Sacred Scripture, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth.

The Knanayan tradition of the Syriac Oriental Orthodox Church is a community of Christians from Kerala, in south western India. Spread across Ireland, they meet monthly in our St. Mary’s Church Donnybrook at 11am under the leadership of Fr. Thomas Jacob. He can be contacted by email at thomasjacob03@yahoo.de. The Dublin contact person is Mr. Abraham Baisel: abaisel@yahoo.com

Our Parish Hall in St. Matthew’s, Irishtown has a number of times when it is available for hiring, either on a once-off or recurring basis. If you are interested please contact the Parish Office in the first instance at nickystronge@gmail.com.

Chaplaincy: The vicar is anxious to make pastoral contact with parishioners who are unable to attend our churches. His chaplaincy work covers Clonskeagh HSE Hospital; Mount Tabor Care Centre and Nursing Home; Ailesbury Nursing Home; Margaretholme; Tritonville Close Sheltered Housing Complex. If anyone wishes the vicar to visit, please contact him directly at revjmarchant@gmail.com or by mobile 087 419 6071.