The Oratory, Blanchardstown Centre

Blanchardstown Oratory is located at the Yellow entrance to Blanchardstown Shopping Centre – a place for a little peace and quiet reflection in the middle of a busy day.

Feel free to drop in at any time, call us, or visit our website

Opens daily from 7am to 3pm

Monday to Saturday: Mass at 1pm

Mass intentions: 

Tuesday – St Anthony Mass

Wednesday – Padre Pio Mass

Thursday – Mass and Rite II Reconciliation at 12:45pm

Friday – Mass and Blessing of the Sick

Sunday – Mass from Laurel Lodge Parish on the webcam –


Tel: 01-8200915
The Oratory,
The Yellow Entrance,
The Blanchardstown Centre,
Dublin 15.

News And Events, The Oratory, Blanchardstown Centre

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