Parish Contacts

Parish Priest

Very Rev Peter Reilly

Presbytery 1

1 Ballycullen Avenue

Firhouse  Dublin 24

Phone: (01) 4599855

Mobile in case of emergencies:

087 9746831



Hugh McCahill

Parish Secretary

Jackie Martin

Assistant to Secretary 

Ann Murphy

Parish Office

Monday - Friday

9.30.a.m. - 4.00.p.m.

Phone: (01) 4524702


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Firhouse Parish Groups


Groups Helping Our Parish to Work for You


1.  Eucharistic Ministers – Distribute Holy Communion at Masses, bring Holy Communion to local Nursing Homes on Sundays and at times to the housebound in the Parish

2.   Ministers of the Word – Proclaim the Word of God and lead Prayers of the Faithful at Masses and other liturgical events

3.   Choir(s) – Sing at Sunday morning Mass (adults) and at Vigil Mass on Saturdays (children)

4.  Liturgy Committee – Seeks ways to enhance the celebration of  Mass and other liturgical events and plans and organises special liturgies, e.g. during Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter

5.   Pray and Play group – Helps children experience God’s Word and God’s Presence during Sunday Mass once a month

6.   Bethany Group – Supports people or families in the Parish that have suffered bereavement

7.   Baptism Team – Helps prepare parents for Baptism through which their child begins a lifelong faith-journey in our Christian Community

8.   Hospitality Committee – Organises and prepares refreshments at parish events throughout the year

9.   Small Christian Community  Prayer Groups – Meet in fellowship to study scripture, to discuss it and pray together

10. St. Vincent de Paul Society – Visits families and individuals in the local area who ask for assistance and offers them financial support and friendship (all visits are confidential)

11. Legion of Mary – Members give at least two hours per week to serve Christ in the sick, marginalised and needy

12. Communications Group – Working to update communications using current technology

13. Fundraising Committee – Organises events to raise funds necessary for the parish to carry out its mission

14. Finance Committee – Advises the Parish Priest with the Parish Finances and advises in the Financial Management of the Parish  

15. Church Envelope Collectors – Collect Family Offering Envelopes in street or local area to enable and support the work of the Parish

16. Weekly Church Cleaners – Vacuum, clean and polish in the Church so it continues to be a beautiful place appropriate for worship

17. Church Flower Arrangers – Beautify the altar area of the Church with appropriate flowers for the celebration of Mass and other occasions

18. Church Garden Volunteers – Upgrade and maintain the Church Gardens so God’s creation can enhance our place of worship

19. Pastoral Council – A Leadership Group working with the Priest for the good of the Parish


If you would like to help the work of any of these groups please contact the parish office.


The following links give further information about some of the voluntary groups listed above: