Community >Other Parish Groups

In St John's you will find a wide range of groups dedicated to the spiritual, emotional and social development of their members.
In all of these groups you will find a warm welcome should you like to be part of  any of them.

  • Tune in to Radio St John on 106.8 FM to receive weekend and daily masses. The following masses are broadcast for our parishioners: the 10.30 a.m. mass each morning; the 6.30 p.m. mass on Saturdays, and the 10.30 a.m. & 12.00 noon masses on Sundays.
  • The Welcoming Committee in St John’s provides warm hospitality for various parish occasions. Tel: 779 0880.
  • Our Parish Prayer Group meets at St John's Day Centre on Wednesday evenings, 8.00 p.m. Tel: 777 0956.
  • Choirs – the ‘six-thirty’ ‘ten-thirty’ ‘twelve-noon’ and ‘bereavement’ choirs in St John’s, along with the choirs in Dunmore and Johnswell provide invaluable service in the parish. New members are always welcome.
    Tel: 772 1072.
  • There are community centres in Newpark Close, Tel: 772 3309; Bishop Birch Place, Tel 775 6021; Hebron Park, Tel: (085) 728 4560; O’Loughlin Court, Tel: 777 0069 & Millennium Court.
  • Al Anon meets in the Day Centre, Fridays, 8.30 – 10.00 p.m.
  • Adoration of The Blessed Sacrament takes place in the small Adoration Chapel in St John’s from Tuesday to Friday, 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m.
    Adoration on Tuesdays in Dunmore 3.00 – 4.00 p.m.
  • St Joseph's Young Priests Society – This small but dedicated group has, as its mission, prayer and practical support for vocations to the priesthood and religious life. Tel: 772 2595.
  • St John's Flower Arranging Club  does great work in arranging flowers in St John's Church for all major ceremonies as well as for normal Sunday and weekday Masses.
    Dedicated volunteers provide a similar loyal service in Johnswell and Dunmore churches. Tel: 776-2202.

  • The Legion of Mary meet in the presbytery on Tuesday evenings at 8.00 p.m.
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