Child Safeguarding & Protection

Policy Documents – Click on links below

Archdiocese of Dublin Safeguarding and Protection Policy

Safeguarding Children Policy and Standards for the Catholic Church in Ireland

Child Safeguarding Statement of the Redemptorists in Ireland

Procedures of the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland

Safeguarding Children: A One-Church Approach – Policy and Standards for the Redemptorists in Ireland 2016

Safeguarding Vunerable Adults Policy of the Archdiocese of Dublin

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Statement of the Constituent Members of the Catholic Church in Ireland

As a constituent member of the Catholic Church in Ireland, we recognise and uphold the dignity and rights of all children, are committed to ensuring their safety and well-being, and will work in partnership with parents/guardians to do this. We recognise each child as a gift from God, and we value and encourage the participation of children in all activities that enhance their spiritual, physical, emotional, intellectual and social development.

All Church personnel (including clergy, religious, staff and volunteers) have a responsibility to safeguard children through promoting their welfare, health and development in a safe and caring environment that supports their best interests and prevents abuse.

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Assumption Child Safeguarding and Protection Statement

We the Parish of Assumption, Ballyfermot value and encourage the participation of children and young people in parish liturgies and activities in order to enhance their spiritual, physical, emotional, intellectual and social development. We recognise the dignity and rights of all children and are committed to ensuring their protection from all forms of abuse, emotional, physical, sexual and neglect.

In keeping with this we will do all in our power to create safe environments for children and young people in order to secure their protection and enable their full participation in the life of the Church.

This is a commitment binding on all priests and on those who work and volunteer in this Parish.

If anyone wishes to discuss any concern regarding child safeguarding and protection with our Church please contact:

Local Parish Safeguarding Representatives:  Sr. Anne Neylon and Veronica Jackson who are contactable through the parish office.

Director of Child Safeguarding and Protection Office at Archdiocese of Dublin: Andrew Fagan – 01 836 0314 or 087 685 3180

Garda Siochana, Ballyfermot: 01 666 7200 or  Sexual Crime Management Unit: 01-6663316

Tusla: 01 870 8000

Recent Parish Death Notices

Bernard James Dunne, RIP

Kathleen Martin (née Neil), RIP

Patricia (Patsy) Leyden (née Carthy), RIP

Mary Harris, RIP

Sr. Siobhán Ní Mhaoilmhichíl, O.P., RIP

Richard (Dick) Cusack, RIP

Sr. Margaret Hegarty, O.P., RIP

Rita Flanagan (née Meleady), RIP

Antoinette Gallagher, RIP

Harold (Harry) Hancox, RIP

Mark Herra, RIP

Kevin Quinn, RIP

Beatrice (Bea) Kenny, RIP

Eileen Caffrey (née Freer), RIP

Carol Nolan (née Larkin), RIP

Kathleen Henvey (née Kelly), RIP

Thomas (Ginger) Gaffney, RIP

Anthony Boshell, RIP

Mary (May) McGowan (née Darcy), RIP

Teresa Foster (née Carr), RIP

Patrick (Pat) Byrne, RIP

Eileen Nolan (née Darcy), RIP

Annie Finnegan (née Butler), RIP

Elizabeth Ryan (née Murphy), RIP

Christopher Fitgerald, RIP (Monday, 10am)

Isabell King (née Hanna), RIP (Saturday 11.15am)

Margaret Maguire, RIP

Ethna Esther Kernan (neé Brennan), RIP

Derek Shaw, RIP

Bridie Bayly (née Torkington), RIP

Catherine (Kitty) Sheridan, RIP

Joey Kelly, RIP

Charles Clancy, RIP

Breda O'Dowd, RIP

Elizabeth (Lily) Harris (née Gay), RIP

Jennifer (Jenny) Flood, RIP

Anne Hynes (née Elliot), RIP

Lyndsey Saul, RIP

Patrick Gaffney, RIP

Michael Hickey, RIP

Andrew (Andy) Shortall, RIP

Josephine Maloney (née Grennan), RIP

Richard (Richie) Butler, RIP

Noleen Hopson, RIP

Michael (Mikie) Dunne, RIP

Alan Behan, RIP

Aiden Lawless, RIP

Patrick (Smiley) Greene, RIP

Angela Mason, RIP

Paul O’Brien, RIP

Christina (Tina) Shannon, RIP

Deborah (Debbie) Armstrong, RIP

Fergal Joseph Ryan, RIP

James Ward, RIP

William Byrne, RIP

Ellen McCabe, RIP

Hannah Butler, RIP

Margaret Kavanagh, RIP

Elizabeth Boland, RIP

William (Liam) Cassidy, RIP

Bernadette Rice, RIP

Bernadette (Bernie) Baker (néw Ankers), RIP

Hilda Smith (née Madigan), RIP

Bridget (Bridie) Oglesby (née Reilly), RIP

Mary Maura Harmon (née Kennedy), RIP

Brigid Frances Kenny, RIP

Sarah Mellon, RIP

Alicia O'Leary (née McCormack), RIP

John Whelan, RIP

Veronica (Vonnie) Doolan (née Jago), RIP

Fr. Joseph Doran, RIP

Eamon Jones (Jonesy), RIP

Bridget (Bridie) Murray (née Keogh), RIP

Mary Agnes Nolan (née Carroll), RIP

Maureen Brennan (née Prendergast), RIP

William Gabbett, RIP (Thursday, 11.30am)

Mary Larrissy, RIP

Catherine Gabbett (née Casey), RIP

David (Dave) Nolan, RIP

Henry (Harry) Gaffney, RIP

Sadie Reilly (née Hughes), RIP

(Christina (Tina) White, RIP

Jillian Collins, RIP

Elizabeth O'Connor (née McCarthy), RIP

William (Liam) Thompson, RIP

Veronica Quigley (née Kelly), RIP

Gary Nugent, RIP

Mary Brennan (née Moran), RIP

Eithne Mullen, RIP

Alan (Gibbo) Gibbons, RIP

Michael Quigley, RIP

Johnny Byrne, RIP

Hilda Dolan (née Keogh), RIP

Patrick Moran, RIP

Elizabeth (Lilly) Redmond (née Donnett), RIP

Carmel Higgins (née McEvoy), RIP

Laurence Ffrench, RIP

Steven (Anto) Grogan, RIP

Davie Floyd, RIP

Monsignor Donal O'Doherty, RIP

Rosanna (Rosie) Gibbons (née Clarke) RIP

Ian Comerford, RIP

Nuala Kavanagh (née Nolan), RIP

Anthony Gartland, RIP

Sheila Cahill, RIP

Sandra Doyle, RIP

Glenn Hogan, RIP

Marie Sweeney (née Walsh), RIP

Mary Ellen Hopson, RIP

Christopher Carey, RIP

Kathleen Tully (née Redmond), RIP

Anna Evans (Née McLoughlin), RIP

Michael (Mick) Horan, RIP

Michael Tormey, RIP

Kathleen Cole (née Mitten), RIP

Frederick (Fred) McGarry, RIP

Christopher (Christy) Rogers, RIP

Mary Smith (née Murphy), RIP

Derek Kelly, RIP

Daniel Moran, RIP

Elizabeth (Lily) Swords (née O'Brien), RIP

Patrick (Paddy) McGrane, RIP

Lisa Ellis, RIP

Anthony (Tony) Kelly, RIP

Margaret (Peggy) Phelan (née Lynch) RIP

Philip McLoughlin, RIP (Memorial Mass Saturday 18th December,  at 11.30am, Assumption Church)

Rosaleen (Rose) McDermott (née Egan), RIP

Maura Devitt (née O'Driscoll), RIP

Angela Nolan, RIP

Stephen (Willie) Farrelly, RIP

Sarah (Sadie) Chrystal, RIP

Raymond (Rayo) Howe, RIP

Laurence (Larry) Moore, RIP

Margaret Pillay (née O'Toole), RIP

James (Jack) McCormack, RIP

Thomas McCabe, RIP

Anthony Bradley, RIP

Mary Forrester (née Casey), RIP

Liam (Liamo) Thompson, RIP

Ann Monahan (née Ward), RIP

Mary Scanlon (née Ryan), RIP

Philip McLoughlin, RIP

Colm Birkett, RIP

Rachael Meehan, RIP

Philip Mackey, RIP

Parish Newsletter

Parish Contacts

Priests:
Fr. Adrian Egan, C.Ss.R. (PP), Fr. Seamus Devitt, C.Ss.R.;
Tel: 01-6264789

Pariah Secretary:
Mildred Healy;
Tel: Working from home; contact by email.
email:parishcentreballyfermot@gmail.com

Sacristans:
Ann Marie Murray & Margaret Killeen;
Tel: 01 – 6264691 (9am to 12 Noon)

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