Sacrament Registration 2024

Sacramental Registration for First Holy Communion and Confirmation will take place on Monday the 18th of September at 7pm for First Communion parents and 8pm for Confirmation parents in the Church of the Three Patrons, Rathgar.

If you wish for your child to receive the sacraments in 2024 you must attend this meeting. For further…

Rathgar Ladies Club – Music night

OPENING NIGHT with JOHNTY MOTHERWELL Accordion Player & Singer


Thursday, 14th September 2023 in St Patrick’s Hall at 7.30 pm


New members welcome.

Update on Rewiring Project & Fundraising

Dear Parishioners & Friends of Rathgar,


The project of rewiring the Church is now well underway and continues at a pace. I wrote a letter to all households in the Parish outlining the project, copies of which are available at the back of the Church. I am appealing to you all if you are…

Volunteer Sundays

Rathgar & Rathmines Parishes are hosting ‘Volunteer Sundays’ to offer you the opportunity to join our team. We are currently recruiting volunteers for the following:

Family Mass Team, Baptism Team, Funeral Ministry & Hospitality Team


Summer 2023

Parish of Three Patrons, Rathgar, Re-Wiring Fund 2023

Dear Parishioners / Friends of Rathgar,

Over the last year, I have carried out a review of the structural integrity of the Church of the Three Patrons, Rathgar. One major area of concern highlighted, was the electrical wiring of the Church which is obsolete and…

Parish Pastoral Council

Dear Parishioners,

I am delighted to announce that since March of this year, I have appointed a new Parish Pastoral Council which is a partnership council comprising of parishioners from Rathgar & Rathmines. The Parish Pastoral Coucil co-chairs are Peter Rockhill (Rathmines) and Geraldine McSweeney (Rathgar). We’ve had a number of meetings to find our…


Summer Message 2023

Dear Parishioners,

I hope this finds you well and that you are enjoying this spell of good weather known to so many of us as ‘exam weather’. Rightly, we keep all those doing exams in our prayers at this time.  As we are now in Summer, many will enjoy some well-deserved time…


The Summer Dues collection for the support of priests will take place again this year from next weekend 10th/11th June.

Envelopes will be available from the back of the church.



BUS CORRIDOR/BUS GATE Message to Parishioners

Dear Parishioners/Friends of Rathmines,

I would like to bring to your attention that the National Transport Authority (NTA) have made an application to An Bord Pleanála for approval of the proposed Templeogue/Rathfarnham to city centre bus corridor. NTA documentation may be viewed and downloaded at Submissions/observations on this scheme may be made up to…


Standing Orders

With the decreasing amount of cash being used, an easy way to support our church is via standing order.  You can choose a monthly sum and this will directly support the parish.   For further informationA minimum of €21 per month allows us to claim additional tax relief at no cost to you, the…