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CHOOSE LIFE

‘Before I formed you in the womb I knew you. Before you came to birth I consecrated you.’ (Jeremiah 1:5) Choose Life

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Calling All Young Adults

Dear young friends, 2 things that might interest you – World Youth Day takes place in Panama from the 22nd to 29th Jan 2019. Our deanery is hoping to sponsor 2 young people to travel. As well as those dates in January prospective pilgrims must be willing and able to participate in our diocesan youth leadership programme which involves one Saturday a month from September. If you are interested write…

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Autism Ireland – Amy Costello Recital

The Recital held by Amy Costello and friends on Sunday, April 15th, was a great success. Samantha Judge and family attended and spoke on behalf of Autism Ireland. Over €1,000 was raised on the night for the charity. Amy would like to thank all who supported her for this charity fundraiser.

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Sacrament of CONFIRMATION

Congratulations to all the 6th class children from St. Mark’s, St. Anne’s and Solas Chríost who were confirmed by Bishop Eamonn Walsh this week. We ask God’s blessing on them all that their faith, hope and love will continue to grow in the years ahead. Please remember them in your prayers.

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Corpus Christi Procession

Corpus Christi Procession – There will be a Corpus Christ procession in the grounds of St. Mary’s Priory Church, Tallaght Village on Sunday May 27th ay 3pm. Refreshments will be served afterwards. All are Welcome

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‘Flower Sunday’

Next Sunday, 27th May, we are inviting, once again, the children coming to the 12.30 Mass to bring a flower/s in honour of Our Lady. This lovely tradition, brought to us by the Filipino community, is an opportunity for children in the parish to come along and place flowers at the statue of the Blessed Virgin when invited to do so during the Mass. The children who received their First…

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Our Lady’s Hospice – Harold’s Cross

Our Lady’s Hospice – Harold’s Cross There will be a Church Gate Collection next weekend, 26th/27th May, in aid of Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. Your support will be very much appreciated.

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GODLY PLAY – EASTER STORIES

GODLY PLAY – EASTER STORIES – KNOWING JESUS IN A NEW WAY Continues on Tuesday: May 22nd and 29th in St. Thomas the Apostle Pastoral Centre, Jobstown – 11am-12 noon for adults and 3-4pm for children. All welcome.

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General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)

A new European Data Protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), is being introduced on 25th May 2018. This new law applies to any Organisation, including our parish, that manages and processes people’s personal information. We are now working on ways of ensuring that what we do with your information is compliant with this new law. It is a work in progress and over the next few months we…

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Meditation – 13th May 2018

The Deep End – Forgotten Feast Sandwiched between Easter and Pentecost, the feast of the Ascension can sometimes tend to be overlooked. It can be hard to make sense of the artistic images we see of Jesus disappearing into the clouds as the disciples stand and stare after him. But the Ascension does more than simply mark the culmination Jesus’ earthly life; it opens up for us a path to…

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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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