Events


Meditation – 23rd September 2018

The Deep End – How to welcome the child In today’s gospel Jesus is presented as the courageous leader, instructing those who will follow on from him and carry on his work for future generations. He sat down, called the twelve, and said to them, ‘Whoever wants to be first must be last of all and servant of all.’ Then he took a little child and said to them, ‘Whoever…

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Harvest Festival in St. Thomas’ Parish, Jobstown

Harvest Festival in St. Thomas’ Parish, Jobstown The Harvest Festival, which took place in Fettercairn last year, will be taking place this year in Jobstown Parish on the 5th/6th/7th October. On Friday, 5th –THANKSGIVING PRAYER SERVICE at 7.30pm in St. Thomas’ Church followed by local groups’ stalls and refreshments. On Saturday, 6th – Blessing of pets at the statues in church grounds at 12 noon and at 3pm a Concert…

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Safeguarding Sunday

Safeguarding Sunday This Sunday, 23rd September, is Diocesan Safeguarding Day. To mark this important day a Safeguarding Statement will be read at all Masses this weekend.

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Vine Mass Group – ‘Help Us to Help Others’ Campaign

Vine Mass Group The Vine Mass Group have recently launched their ‘Help Us to Help Others’ Campaign. This group initiative will be trying to raise as much money as possible through many different mediums for the sole purpose of helping people in need around various parishes in Tallaght. As part of this, Joe Geoghegan will be running the Dublin City Half Marathon. There is a sponsorship card in the sacristy…

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OPEN EVENING – St. Paul’s Secondary School for Girls, Greenhills

An OPEN EVENING will take place in St. Paul’s Secondary School for Girls, Greenhills, Dublin 12 on Thursday, 27th September 2018 from 6.00pm – 8.00pm. Parents and Pupils are all welcome. For more information contact the Principal / Vice Principal at 01-4505682. email: info@stpaulsg.ie www.stpauls.ie

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Tallaght Cancer Support Group’s Drop In Centre

Tallaght Cancer Support Group’s Drop In Centre is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10am – 2pm. This is a place where people touched by cancer and their families can find support in a caring, confidential and welcoming environment. We are not confined to people from Tallaght – EVERYONE IS WELCOME. All our services are free of charge and include Counselling, Complimentary Therapies (Reflexology, Meditation, Mindfulness, Indian Head Massage) ,…

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Springfield Residents Meeting

Springfield Residents Meeting An important meeting for Springfield residents will be held in St. Mark’s G.A.A. Club next Tuesday, September 25th, at 8pm. All welcome.

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Mental Health Awareness – Inter-Faith Prayer Service

Mental Health Awareness – Inter-Faith Prayer Service In preparation for World Mental Health Day on October 10th you are invited to an Inter-Faith Prayer Service with readings, reflections and song. It will be held on Sunday, September 30th, at 8pm in St. Mary’s Priory Church, Tallaght Village. Music by Arabella Voices and Ensemble. Directed by Damian Gallagher.

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A Day in Honour of Our Lady – “Calling all Families”.

A Day in Honour of Our Lady – “Calling all Families”. Consecrate your family to Our Lady on Saturday, 6th October, in Knock Shrine at the 3pm Pilgrimage Mass. It will be followed by testimony, food and music in the Rest and Care Centre and concludes with a Holy Hour to pray for our priests, bishops and their dioceses. To book your seat on the FREE Bus from outside O’Brien’s…

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Viatores Christi – Overseas Volunteers Needed

Viatores Christi – Overseas Volunteers Needed Volunteer Carpenters, Builders, Media Specialists, Early Childhood Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Primary/Seconday School Teachers, Accountants, Social Workers.. required for placements on Missions in Africa, SE Asia and the Caribbean. No previous overseas experience required, no upper age limit!. Volunteer Training programme begins on 22nd September in Dublin – open to all! Contact Viatores Christi at 01-8689986 or email: apply@viatoreschristi.com for more information.

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Meditation – 16th September 2018

The Deep End -‘I, by my works, will show you my faith’ ‘What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but do not have works?’ These are the words of St. James in the second reading today, and in the gospel Jesus speaks quite sternly to Peter: ‘The way you think is not God’s way but man’s…’ This is a reminder for us all…

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News for World Meeting of Families

Pope Francis has confirmed the good news that he will be coming to Dublin for two days during World Meeting of Families 2018 in August. Volunteering for WMOF2018 There’s still a great need for volunteers who can give 2-4 days between 19th-28th August. There are roles in welcome, information teams, stewards, media support, event support, logistics, exhibition support, venue teams and lots of other areas! For more details see: www.worldmeeting2018.ie/Volunteer…

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Choose Life

“I’m so thankful the Eighth Amendment was there to protect me from making a quick and rash decision when I was experiencing a crisis pregnancy” – Emma Maloney, 25, from Co. Kildare “To be a mother is an opportunity for a lifetime of love. To be a mother to a baby with a terminal illness is no less a privilege. It is an extraordinary opportunity for a deep and lasting…

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Pope Francis on Abortion and the Right to Life

Pope Francis on Abortion and the Right to Life “Among the vulnerable for whom the Church wishes to care with particular love and concern are unborn children, the most defenceless and innocent among us. Nowadays efforts are made to deny them their human dignity and to do with them whatever one pleases, taking their lives and passing laws preventing anyone from standing in the way of this. … Precisely because…

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Christmas Bingo Fundraiser – Thank you

Thank you to everyone who supported last Thursday’s bingo fundraiser in St. Mark’s G.A.A. Club. Proceeds from the night amount to , with St. Mark’s Parish and St. Mark’s G.A.A. Club each receiving €1,900.

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Meditation – 9th April 2017

9th April 2017 – Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion Meet the People of Honduras Barra del Cuyamel, Omoa Miriam Marivel Campos Perez, a thirty year old mother, and her six year old daughter Maria live in Cuyamel, not far from the city of San Pedro Sula in the north of Honduras. Their village is built around a life of fishing and farming. The small village is often victim to…

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