Since the 1270s, the Carmelite friars have been a presence in one of the oldest parts of Dublin city. Whitefriar Street Church has changed and expanded over the centuries but always with the praise and worship of God at the centre of its life. Today it is an oasis of peace and prayer in the centre of our bustling city and is home to the Shrine of Our Lady of Dublin and to the Relics of St Valentine, which draw people from around the world every day. We invite you to discover much more about our beloved church.
Donations towards the upkeep of the church are gratefully received and may be made here...
For those unable to attend Mass, and for those living abroad, a webcam has been installed in the church.
From October 22nd, 2021: The Government imposed restrictions are lifted and public Mass is once again fully open for attendance. As Whitefriar Street Church is a very large Church we hope to be able to accommodate all who wish to attend Mass safely. However, we are asking people to maintain social distance within the Church at all times, to use the sanitizer provided and to follow the one way guidelines where possible. Please visit the Worship page for the current times of Masses and Confessions.
Daily Mass times are Monday to Saturday 8am, 10am, 11 30am and 3pm daily. The St Jude Novena will take place on Tuesday Evening at 8pm. Sunday Masses are 8am, 10 30am 12 30pm and 4pm. Confession times are Monday to Friday 10 30am to 11 30am and 3pm to 4pm daily. Saturday confession times are 10.30am to 12 30pm and 2pm to 4pm.
The church shop is now fully open again and the opening hours are Monday to Saturday 8.30am to 4pm and Sunday 10am to 2pm. The online shop is open 24/7 and orders received by 3pm Monday to Friday are sent out that day. Orders received after 3pm are dispatched the next working day. Christmas Mass Bouquets and cards are now available. Please order early to ensure delivery in time for Christmas, post is taking longer to arrive at this time.
Please note that the car park at the back of the Church is open daily from 7.30am. On Sundays only there is 90 minutes free car parking for people attending Mass in Whitefriar Street Church. Sunday Mass times are 8am, 10 30am, 12 30pm and 4pm. The pay station was upgraded recently and will only accept card /contactless payment after September 24th 2021. The hourly rate is €3 and the daily rate is €18
The webcam service is provided by Church Services TV and can also be viewed in their website.
We have all our Mass Cards and a wonderful selection of gifts available to buy online.
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