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Welcome to St Martin de Porres and Bohernabreena Parishes in Archdiocese of Dublin. We are delighted that you are joining us on website. We are a faith-based community. Our purpose is to know the Good News of God’s presence so that it can shape us to accept, welcome and be generous towards all. We hope you will find something that touches your heart and that you will find helpful resources, services and activities for your faith and life’s journey. You will always be very welcome to take part as you may wish. May you be guided as you browse and search.


Archbishop Dermot Farrell of Dublin has said the introduction of parish partnerships as part of structural changes in the Irish Church’s largest diocese is “much more than ‘managing decline’”. The archbishop announced the radical proposal for parish partnerships in early December, after a period of consultation with the Archdiocese of Dublin’s 197 parishes which began last Easter.

The full article can be read at https://www.thetablet.co.uk/news/16311/dublin-plans-more-than-managed-decline-says-archbishop/.

    Mass Times for St. Martins and Bohernabreena Parishes

Weekend Masses

Saturday 6 pm Holy Rosary Church

Saturday 7 pm St Martin's Church

Sunday 8:30 am St. Anne's Church

Sunday 9:30 am St. Martin's Church

Sunday 10:30 am Holy Rosary Church

Sunday 11:30 am St. Anne's Church

Sunday 12:30 pm St. Martin's Church

Weekday Masses

Monday 10:00 am Holy Rosary

Tuesday 10:00 am St. Martins

Wednesday 10:00 am St. Martins

Thursday 10:00 am St. Martins

Friday 10:00 am St. Annes

Friday 10:00 am St. Martins


Sundays 10:45 am - 12 noon

Mondays and Thursdays 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Wednesday Mornings after 10:00 am Mass to 11:30 am  

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Parish  Newsletters 

Newsletter 4pp_A4_275_WEB.pdf
Newsletter 4pp_A4_274_WEB.pdf
St Martin Dec 2023 Newsletter.pdf.pdf
26 Nov copy.pdf
Newsletter Dec 10, 2023.pdf
19 Nov 2023 Newsletter.pdf
12 November 2023 Newsletter
5 November 2023 Newsletter

Archdiocesan Communications 



The Irish Hospice Foundation provides a free Bereavement Support Line. This National Freephone Service is available from 10am to 1pm, Monday to Friday, by calling 1800 807077. Visit www.hospicefoundation.ie for more information.

About Our parish 

The Parish of St. Martin de Porres, Old Bawn, is in Dublin Archdiocese. It stretches southwards from the Square Shopping Centre to the foot of the Dublin mountains. The Parish encompasses well established estates such as St. Maelruan’s Park, Watergate, Old Bawn, Aylesbury and in more recent years Ellensborough and Marlfield caring pastorally for well over 3,000 homes. The church, as far as we know is the only parish church in Ireland dedicated to St. Martin De Porres, was officially opened and blessed by Archbishop Dermot Ryan on 12th December 1976. St. Martin’s is a mature parish with a high degree of lay participation. The Parish Clergy consists of Rev Fr. James Daly P.P; Rev Fr. Hilary Etomike, C.C; Very Rev Canon Michael Hurley, P.C.; Rev Fr Hector Mwale, P.C; and Rev Deacon Padraic O'Sullivan.

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