Parish InformationParish History
The first Church in Blackrock was the chapel of the Carmelite Monastry (now Blackrock Hospice). The foundation stone of the present parish church was laid on the feast of the birth of St. John the Baptist, 24th June 1842 by Fr. Theobald Matthew OFM Cap., on a site donated by Lord Cloncurry (Valentine Lawless). It was opened for the use on 14th September 1845. The parish of Blackrock was constituted from Booterstown in 1992.Parish Notes
Monday – Friday: 10.30am – 1.30pm
01 288 2104
Very Reverend John Delany, Adm.
Phone: 01 2832302
Very Reverend Edward Conway (Retired)
Reverend Philip O' Driscoll (Retired)
Churches & Mass Times
St. John The Baptist Blackrock
Mass TimesMonday: 10:00am | 1:05pm
Tuesday: 10:00am | 1:05pm
Wednesday: 10:00am | 1:05pm
Thursday: 10:00am | 1:05pm
Friday: 10:00am | 1:05pm
Saturday: 11:00am | 6.30pm (Vigil)
Sunday: 9:00am (1st Sunday in Irish) | 10:30am | Family Mass) | 12:00pm.
Holy Days: 10:00am | 1:05pm | 6:30pm
also for Public Holidays - Vigil 6.30pm, 9.00am, 10.30am and 12.00pm.