St. Fintan's Parish Child Safeguarding and Protection Policy


We in the Parish of St. Fintan, Sutton, value and encourage the participation of children and young people in all Parish Activities to enhance their spiritual, physical, emotional and social development. We recognise the human and divine dignity and rights of all children and are committed to ensuring their protection and support.

in keeping with this, we will work to 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.



St. Fintan's Parish Child Safety & Protection Officer 087 2451752

Child Saveguarding & Protection Service, Archbishop's House

Mr Andrew Fagan, Director and Designated Person

01 8360314

Child Safeguarding & Protection Officer, Archbishop's House

Ms Julie McCullough

01 8360314
An Garda Síochána - Howth Garda Station 01 6664900
Health Service Executive (HSE) Info Callsave 1850 24 1850
National Office for Child Safeguarding & Protection 01 5053018 / 087 7404321

'Towards Healing' is a new Counselling and Suppor Service for Survivors of Clerical and Religious abuse, funded by the Catholic Church

Towards Healing:                                     Freephone 1800 303416 (Republic of Ireland

Freephone: 0800 0963315 (N. Ireland and UK)


Note: All Parish Staff are Garda vetted. In addition, anyone who volunteers in any capacity at St. Fintan's, as well as the members of any Parish Group in contact in any way with children, are also Garda vetted.

Mass times
  • You may follow the Masses and Services on our webcam.

  • WEEKENDS: Saturday 10.00 a.m. and
  • Vigil Mass for Sunday 6.30 p.m. Sunday: 10.00 a.m. 12.30p.m.
  • WEEKDAYS (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri): 10.00 a.m.
  • PRAYER SERVICE Wed. 10.00a.m.
  • BANK HOLIDAYS: Mass is at 10.00a.m.
  • HOLY DAYS: As Weekdays - 10.00 a.m. (St.Patrick's Day - Please check Church Notices)

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