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 

News And Events, Halston Street Parish

Gospel Reflection – 2nd Sunday of Advent
Saturday, 04 December 2021
Prepare a way for the Lord “The word of God came to John son of Zechariah, in the wilderness.” I really love Advent.  Each season of the liturgical year has...
Gospel Reflection – The First Sunday of Advent
Sunday, 28 November 2021
Stay awake, praying at all times The First Sunday of Advent marks the beginning of the liturgical year.  The Gospel of the day is about the end of time (Luke21:25-28.34).  ...
Launch of the Dublin Diocese Pilgrimage to World Youth Day 2023 takes place in Halston Street Parish, Saturday 20 November at 6pm
Friday, 19 November 2021
Pope Francis has called on Dioceses around the World to launch their preparation programmes from World Youth Day in Lisbon, this weekend on the Solemnity of Christ the Universal King....
Gospel Reflection – Christ The King
Friday, 19 November 2021
Jesus Christ, the Universal King This is the last Sunday of the liturgical year when we celebrate Jesus Christ, the Universal King.  The end of the year anticipates the end...
Gospel Reflection – 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Mark 13: 24-32)
Thursday, 11 November 2021
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New Leadership Team elected in Zambia
Tuesday, 09 November 2021
Left to Right: Br Eugine Michai 4th Councillor, Br Ackim Munsaka 3rd councillor, Br Gaspard Machai 2nd councillor, Br Seán Kelly President, Br Pachal Ntambwe 1st Councillor & Custody Vicar,...
Brother Sean Kelly OFM Cap attends the Chapter Meeting in Zambia
Wednesday, 03 November 2021
Our Provincial Brother Sean Kelly is attending the Chapter Meeting in the Capuchin Custody of Zambia. A Chapter Meeting is a gathering of Friars that takes place every three years....
Gospel Reflection – The Greatest Commandment
Saturday, 30 October 2021
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Gospel Reflection – Bartimaeus and the Jesus Prayer
Thursday, 21 October 2021
Bartimaeus and the Jesus Prayer On the last seven Sundays our readings from Mark’s Gospel gave moral instructions on how to follow the way of Jesus.  In today’s extract, Bartimaeus...
Brother Charles Sérignat RIP
Wednesday, 13 October 2021
We express our deepest sympathy to Charles's family and friends as well as to the Friars of the Delegation of Great Britain. Brother Charles had a close association with Ireland...
European Meeting of Capuchin Friars, Częstochowa, Poland
Wednesday, 13 October 2021
This week the Capuchin Friars from around Europe have gathered in Częstochowa, Poland for a meeting to discuss the future direction of the Capuchin Order in Europe. The theme of...
Gospel Reflection – The Rich Young Man
Friday, 08 October 2021
The Rich Young Man Jesus was setting out on a journey, a road that would ultimately lead him to Calvary as the suffering, serving Messiah.  Are his followers prepared to...