The Deep End – The Elder Son Sometimes we can be so familiar with a Gospel passage we tend to switch off after the first few sentences. That would be a shame, especially when the Gospel is one of the great blockbuster parables. The real challenge in today’s Gospel is what happens after the lost son returns. The elder brother has ‘worked like a slave’ all those years and is…
WE PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING: ANNIVERSARIES Brian Bannerman (1st Anniversary) Eddie Byrne Teresa Keegan Ruby Hynes (1st Anniversary) Michael and Lena Daly John Brady (1st Anniversary) Patrick Brennan Patricia Quinn (Month’s Mind) James and Margaret Gavin and their deceased relatives Susan McGleenan MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
Garda Vetting for Volunteers – The NVB1 forms signed by church volunteers recently are currently being processed by the diocese. You will receive an email shortly with regard to completing the online Garda vetting forms so please keep a close eye on your in box as you only have 30 days to complete them, otherwise you will need to start over with another NVB1 form. Thank you.
Young Adults and The Work For Justice Young Adults (aged 16 – mid 20’s) are invited to join us for a discussion on Faith and the work for justice in our world, facilitated by Trociare on Thursday, April 4th, at 7.30pm in St. Aidan’s Parish Church, Brookfield All young adults (16-25) are very welcome
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Maria Maher would like to thank everyone who supported her Daffodil Day collection after the 10am Mass on Friday, 22nd March. All monies collected have been passed on to the Irish Cancer Society.
The Deep End – ‘It may bear fruit next year’ Today’s Gospel brings a thorny question for Jesus, as the people ask why a number of Galileans were killed by the Romans as they made sacrifices to God. The basic question is why do bad things happen to certain people? Some Jewish leaders at the time viewed the Galileans as second class Jews, and so they are raising more than…
WE PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING: Mary Malone who died recently ANNIVERSARIES Harvey and James King Eileen Talbot Bridget Hughes Deceased members of the Hughes Family Joe Merriman (Month’s Mind) MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
On Valentine’s day, we launched the ‘Show Your Love’ campaign where we asked supporters to show their love for moms and babies in need by sending us vouchers (to buy nappies and other essentials) and/or new or unused vests and babygros. We are distributing them to organisations that help pregnant women and mothers with newborns in need of care and support – with a particular focus on women who are…
The ‘Journey into Freedom – Stories of Hope’ continues weekly in St. Maelruain’s Senior School, Old Bawn Ave., Tallaght at 8pm on the 25th March and April 1st, 8th and 15th. Inspirational speakers, including Fr. Peter McVerry will talk about the meaning of faith in their lives. For more information contact parish offices at 01-4510160/01-4141838.