SMA Parish, Blackrock Road, Cork

Parish Priest : Fr Alphonse Sekongo SMA, PP             

Read our Parish Bulletin

Click here for the Parish Webcam

Monday to Saturday: 7.15am and 10am.
Sunday: 7pm on Saturday (Vigil), 10am and 12 noon (Sunday).
You can join us via the parish webcam at any time.  

Tap & Donate

In order to try to meet the running costs of the parish it is now possible to donate through a Tap & Donate facility installed in the Church. People who want to can either donate €5 or €10 by tapping their credit / debit card on the card reader. Thank you for your support. Those who prefer to continue their support of the Church through the Sunday collection basket can still do so. Thank you for your support. 

The Church is open daily from after 10am Mass until 5pm for private prayer. For your safety, and that of others, please sanitise your hands on entering and leaving the church as well as observing social distancing guidelines and signs on display in the church.
The Church is sanitised daily by a team of parish volunteers using a recently-purchased ‘fogging machine’. Please assist them by sanitising the place where you sat / knelt during your visit. Thank You!

RECEPTION: Those who want to book Masses etc. can either call in to the Reception or phone 021 4292871 [Monday to Friday, 9.30 – 6pm only]. 

Read a brief history of the SMA presence in Blackrock Road, the building of the Church and the creation of St Joseph’s SMA Parish, Blackrock Road. 

MASS TIMES

Weekdays
Monday – Saturday: 10am 

Sunday
Vigil: 7pm [Saturday]
Sunday: 10am and 12 noon

Holydays
7.15am, 10am and 12 noon

Click Webcam to watch online.
During Lent we have an additional Mass [Monday – Friday] at 6pm.

Novena in Honour of Our Lady (May): Novena Mass @ 7.30pm (except Saturday 7pm)

Novena in Honour of St Therese of Lisieux (23 September – 1 October): Novena Mass @ 7.30pm (except Saturday when the Mass is at 7pm).

Holy Souls: During the month of November, Mass is offered each day in the SMA Community Oratory for all those whose names are placed at the Altar.

The Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) is available by appointment with the Parish Priest. It is also available every Saturday after 10am Mass and at 6.15pm.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Baptisms – by appointment with Fr Alphonse. Three weeks notice required. Contact the Parish Office.
Weddings – by appointment with Fr Alphonse. Three months notice is required by Church and State. PreMarriage Course required. Contact the Parish Office.

The Parish Office can be contacted on 021- 4616327 or 4616328
9.30am – 3.45pm, Monday to Friday.

E-Mail Address: parish.blackrock@sma.ie

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from after 10am every First Friday of the Month until 12 noon.
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