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Welcome to the website of St Matthew’s Parish, Ballyfermot. We hope you will find any information that you may require on our site, but should you need any help, please don’t hesitate to contact us in the Parish Office.

As a community of faith, we look forward to welcoming you at St Matthews in person. We appreciate that not everyone can attend in person, so if you would like to use the webcam, you’ll find a link in the menu above, or else just click here!

If you are considering making a donation to the parish, please use our online donation system which is linked via the “Donate” button below:

We have also recently launched our Parish Lottery which can be accessed via the link below:

Parish News

Parish Lottery

We have undertaken to have a lottery to boost parish financeswhich are in a bad healthy state. We hope that enough peoplewill be happy to join to make the venture successful. We arehaving a meeting next Thursday 1st June at 8.00pm at which we will outline how we mean to promote the lottery and we areappealing to anyone who is prepared to…

Annual Cemetery Masses

Annual Masses and Remembrance Events 2023 – Glasnevin, Palmerstown, Dardistown & Newlands Cross Cemeteries. Annual Masses this year to facilitate family members and friends who wish to remember loved ones whose final resting place is in one of the following cemeteries. The masses and remembrance events will be held on the following dates: If you have queries about the upcoming masses, please…


St Matthew’s Parish Church would like to thank all who contributed to our Fund-Raising Night in The Manhattan Bar, Ballyfermot. Many businesses in the area very kindly made donations to this cause and for this Fr Piaras Mac Lochlainn P.P. and all concerned with the Parish are truly grateful. We would also like to Thank The Staff of The Manhattan Bar and…


You are warmly invited to join with every parish in the diocese in a Novena to the Holy Spirit – a period of prayer, reflection and planning for the renewal of the Church in the Archdiocese of Dublin. The Novena will take place in the nine days from 21st to 29th May beginning on the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord, through Pentecost…


The necessary restriction of public worship has profoundly affected the two essential Sunday Mass collections on which parish funds depend. The first collection—as you know—supports clergy ministering throughout the diocese as well as sick and retired priests and priests working in other ministries throughout the diocese. The second collection in the red baskets—the ‘Share’ collection—supports diocesan services to parishes especially disadvantaged parishes.…

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