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200 years of Worship in St. Andrew’s

Two hundred years of worship and witness to God were celebrated in St Andrew’s Church in Malahide yesterday morning (Sunday November 27). There was standing room only in the church as people gathered to mark the bicentenary at the special service, which was celebrated by the Archbishop of Dublin, the Most Revd Dr Michael Jackson…

Christmas Market —A Great Success Story

The Parish Christmas Market made a very welcome return to Malahide on the first Saturday in December raising €11,000 for parish funds, which is a very commendable effort in these stringent economic times. Coming so soon after the Bicentenary Service, it involved even more hard work! While this is a great result, it was even…

Choir Retirees

For over 30 years, the choir has led worship at services in Malahide under the direction of choirmaster Rodney Baldwin. In times past, they undertook an annual choir tour and sang the services in several English and Irish cathedrals. After almost 40 years’ service each, four choir members have decided to hang up their gowns…

Changes at The Parish Centre

At the end of October Vicki Deacon resigned from her role as Parish Administrator to take up a new appointment. We thank Vicki for her the excellent contribution she made to our parish over the past 2 years, managing the Parish Centre and providing administrative support to the Rector and Officers of the Select Vestry….

Confirmation Service in St. Andrew’s

Friday 7th October was certainly a night to remember for our 19 confirmation candidates who packed St Andrew’s Church to overflowing with their parents, godparents, families and friends. It was great to see a good number of our own parishioners present too to offer their support. The Archbishop spoke to the candidates about three Cs…

RTE Bicentenary Service

Many complimentary remarks have been made about the RTE Bicentenary Service which was aired on Sunday 9th October. Our thanks must go, first and foremost, to the Choirmaster Mr Rodney Baldwin and members of the choir who excelled themselves. Thanks are also due to our retired clergy, the Rev’d Ken Sherwood and Rev’d Kingsley Long…

Primate’s Visit

The Primate, the Most Rev’d John McDowell will be the preacher at a special Service of Thanksgiving marking the Bicentenary of St Andrew’s Church on Sunday 27th November at 11.30am. The Archbishop of Dublin will preside at Holy Communion. This will be a United Service, and there will be no 10am service in St Doulagh’s…

Parish Census

The United Parishes has embarked on a major information gathering exercise. A number of events are scheduled to take place between now and December to mark the 200th anniversary of the consecration of St Andrew’s Parish Church, including a special Service of Thanksgiving attended by The Primate and The Archbishop on Sunday 27th November. But…

Garda Band Gala

To mark the Bicentenary of St Andrew’s Church, join the Band of An Garda Síochána, and members of the Garda Ladies’ Choir, under the direction of choirmaster Rodney Baldwin, for an evening of music and celebration! Saturday 15th October at 8pm in the Golf Links Hotel Portmarnock Tickets can be purchased through the Parish  Office…