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EMERGENCY HAITI APPEAL

We have all seen a new tragedy unfold in Haiti, this month, with another earthquake. SERVE is working with the Spanish group called Acoger y Compartir, to respond to the emergency in Haiti.We have several…

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Fr. George Wadding C.Ss.R – RIP

Living Lent: The Power of Prayer | The Redemptorists

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of Fr George Wadding C.Ss.R.  Fr George was a much-loved Redemptorist and touched the lives of very many people, particularly during his time…

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Prayer in a time of Plague (Coronavirus / Covid19)

The current Coronavirus pandemic has moved some researchers to delve back into the past and find prayers written is those far-off days asking God’s help in the midst of people’s suffering.  The following is a prayer from the 15th Century, credited to St. Jacopo Soldi.  We offer it to…

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Death of Fr. John Casey, C.Ss.R.

It is with sadness that we announce the sudden death last evening, Thursday January 14th, of Fr. John (‘Jack’) Casey, C.Ss.R., in Blanchardstown Parish where he has ministered for some years past. May…

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Death of Fr. Pat O’Connell, C.Ss.R.

It is with sadness that we announce the death of Fr Pat O’Connell CSsR. Fr Pat died on Wednesday evening, January 13th, in Milford Hospice in Limerick. Fr Pat was a member of…

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Death of Fr. Michael Heagney, C.Ss.R.

It is with great sadness in our community that we announce the death, today January 8th, 2021, in Galway Hospice,  of Fr. Michael Heagney of our Esker Redemptorist Community. Our sympathies go out…

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Esker Church Schedule

Esker Church masses – Monday to Saturday 8am & 10am.   

Sunday 8am & 11am.

Mass on the Webcam weekdays 10am and 11am on Sundays.

Church is OPEN for private prayer from the hours of 11.30am to 4pm Monday to Saturday but on Sunday the Church will be closed after the 11am…

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St. Dominic’s Well: Water is available from Jan.5th, for some days.

ST. DOMINIC’S WELL: January 5, 6:  The Blessing of the Well took place earlier today, January 4th, in a private ceremony. The water will be available from the morning of January 5th, onwards, for some days. Ice-cubes may als0 be available, for free, for early comers!  

There will be no public…

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When you cannot receive Communion…An Act of Spiritual Communion

When you cannot actually receive Holy Communion, you can make a prayer of Spiritual Communion: you can express the longing that is in you to be…

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Pre-Marriage Dates, Esker 2021

Regarding Pre-Marriage Dates  for 2021: Le cúnamh Dé, we hope to host weekends for couples preparing for Marriage, during the year. Due to the current uncertainty, no dates are being published for the moment.

Enquiries: feel free to phone the Secretary in Esker 091 844007 (currently between 10.30am and 1pm)…

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