Halston Street Parish

The Parish of St. Michan may justly claim to be the oldest Parish in Dublin and today remains at the ‘heart of the market’s area’ of Dublin’s North Inner City.

Priests of the Parish:

Fr Martin Bennett OFM Cap. (Parish Priest)

Fr Patrick Flynn OFM Cap. (Parish Curate)

Mass Times

Mon to Fri:  10am

Sat (Vigil): 6pm

Sunday: 12 noon.

Contact details

Phone : 01 873 0675

Email: halstonst@gmail.com

Booking a Baptism

To provisionally book a Baptism please email halstonst@gmail.com with the following details:

  • The date you would like the Baptism (We only have Baptisms on the 2nd and 3rd Sunday of the month following the 12 pm Mass).
  • The name of the child to be baptised
  • The child’s date of birth
  • Parent’s names
  • Godparent’s names
  • Your phone number

To confirm the booking please provide a copy of the baby’s birth certificate and the suggested donation of €50.00. You can pay online here: DONATE

To Request a Baptismal Certificate

Please email halstonst@gmail.com with the following information:

  • Name of the person the certificate is for
  • Date they were born
  • Date of baptism ( if known – month and year)
  • Parent’s names
  • Godparent’s names

Collecting a Certificate

Please note that certificates must be collected in person and a €5 administration fee applies for each certificate. Please allow up to five working days for the production of certificates. You must also produce photo ID when collecting the certificate.

Certificates can be collected from the sacristy at the following times:

  • Mon to Friday: 30 mins before and after the 10am Mass.
  • Saturday before and after 6pm Mass
  • Sunday before and after 12 pm Mass.

To Request a Marriage or Confirmation Certificate

Please email your request including as much detail as possible to halstonst@gmail.com

To book a Mass and for all other enquiries

Please phone (01) 873 0675 and leave a message or email your request to halstonst@gmail.com 

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