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Two Archbishops celebrate venerability of Fr John Sullivan SJ

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin was the main celebrant at a Mass in Gardiner Street Church to celebrate the recognition of Fr. John Sullivan SJ as Venerable Servant of God. Church of Ireland Archbishop Michael Jackson was also present.

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FEB21: The Venerable Fr John Sullivan Mass

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin will be the main celebrant at the Venerable Fr John Sullivan SJ Annual Mass in Saint Francis Xavier’s Church, Gardiner Street at 11am on Saturday 21 February. On this occasion to celebrate Fr John being declared Venerable by Pope Francis in November 8 2014, we are delighted to welcome also Archbishop Michael Jackson, Church of Ireland Archbishop ...

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FEB15: Mass – Celebration of the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero

As part of the Gospel Choir Mass we will celebrate the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero on the announcement of his forthcoming beatification. Archbishop Romero was martyred in 1980 in San Salvador while celebrating Mass in the chapel of a cancer hospital. The celebrant and homilist will be Fr Michael O’Sullivan SJ while the Gardiner Street Gospel Choir will provide ...

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Paddy Carberry SJ

Born in Dublin and educated by the Loreto Sisters and by the Christian Brothers in Coláiste Mhuire, Paddy Carberry is one of three children born to Matthew and Mary Carberry. He entered the Jesuits after leaving school in 1963. Upon completion of his novitiate, he studied Irish and English in UCD and then went on to begin his philosophical studies ...

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Gardiner Street Parish

Address St Francis Xavier’s Gardiner Street Dublin 1 Contact Telephone: +353 1 8363411 Fax: +353 1 8555624 E-Mail: [email protected] Website: http://www.gardinerstparish.ie Map About The Church of St Francis Xavier in Gardiner Street was one of the first churches to be built in Dublin after Catholic Emancipation (Catholic Relief Act) in 1829. The church in Hardwicke St opened in 1821. By ...

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Welcoming into the Church

At the Easter vigil Mass in Gardiner Street church this year, Dusan Sabol, a UCD student from Slovakia, was fully received into the Catholic Church, after a few years of preparation and accompaniment. He was baptised and confirmed, and he received his First Holy Communion. When asked publicly why he wished to be received into the Church, he said that ...

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Refurbishing the Gardiner Street organ

Kenneth Jones & Co. are refurbishing the organ in St Francis Xavier’s church, Gardiner Street, to ensure that it will be in good condition for generations to come. It was renewed in 1976, but it suffered damage not merely from age but from dust during repairs to the church. The parish is grateful to the Jesuit Province, which is shouldering 50% of ...

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Capuchin for Gardiner Street Novena

This year’s Gardiner Street Sacred Heart Novena will be given by the Capuchin priest, Séan Donohoe OFM. The Novena runs from May 22-30. Weekday times are 11am and 7.30pm; Saturday at 12 noon and 7.00pm; Sunday at 11am and 3.30pm. The Novena Prayer will be read, and a period of quiet meditation will follow the Mass. Prayer is offered especially ...

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