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
Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 10.30am – 1.30pm
01 288 2104
PersonnelAdministrator: V. Rev. John Canon Delany, Adm.
24 Barclay Court, Blackrock, Co. Dublin. Tel: 01 2832302.
Parish Chaplain: V. Rev. Eddie Conway.
1 Maretimo Gardens West, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.
Tel: 01 2882248 / Email: email@example.com
Rev. Philip O’Driscoll. (Retired).
23 Barclay Court, Blackrock. Tel: 01 2883329.
Churches & Mass Times
St. John The Baptist Blackrock
Mass TimesMonday: 1:05pm
Saturday: 11:00am | 6.30pm (Vigil)
Sunday: 10:00am (Family Mass: 1st Sunday in Irish) | 12:00pm (Adult Choir).
Holy Days: Holy Days: Mon – Fri: Vigil 6.30 p.m., 10.00 a.m. & 1.05 p.m.; Saturdays: Vigil 6.30 p.m. & 11.00 a.m.
Public Holidays: Vigil 6.30 p.m., 10.00 a.m. & 12 noon.”