St. Joseph’s Young Priests’ Society Mass of Thanksgiving for the Gift of Priesthood A Mass of Thanksgiving for the Gift of Priesthood, concelebrated by Priests from parishes in the diocese, will take place on Sunday, 24th November at 3.30pm, the Feast of Christ the King. Parishioners are cordially invited to attend the Chief Celebrant will be Fr. McEntee, Chaplain to the Society and Fr. Pat McKinley, Moderator for the parishes…
The free café is also open on Wednesdays 1pm – 3pm in the church and all are welcome to call in for a free tea/coffee, a biscuit or two and some friendly chat.
Advent Online Retreat The Priory Institute, Tallaght, are offering an online retreat based on the ‘O Antiphons’ of Advent which were composed in the sixth and seventh century to accompany the Magnicat Evening Prayer for the last seven days of Advent. A team of presenters will guide participants through a series of reflections on these great ‘O Antiphons’ during the second part of Advent from the 17th to 23rd December….
The Deep End – ‘Endurance’ We are reading the final chapters of Luke’s Gospel for Year C. Jesus is in Jerusalem and the passages we hear are talking about end times. The people gathered are obviously excited, having seen how magnificent the Temple is, but the time for excitement might not be just yet. Jesus reminds them, and us, that these things are short-lived and we should not be too…
News 17th November 2019
WE PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING: Marie Ryan, Mary Kelliher, Paul Connolly and Francis Berney who died recently ANNIVERSARIES Bridget Williamson Mary O’Brien Bridget Lawlor Frank Hynes (Birthday Remembrance) Terence Leydon Walter and Tadhg Gavin and their deceased relatives John Donaghy Joe and Margaret Forsythe Mary Williams MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
The Miscarriage Association of Ireland Annual Service of Remembrance This Sunday, 10th November, at 3pm in St. Teresa’s Church, Donore Avenue (off South Circular Road, Dublin 8) All parents, siblings, grandparents and others affected by the loss of a baby are very welcome to attend, regardless of whether the loss was recent or long ago.
Anam Cara South Dublin, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Parent Support Event on Monday, 11th November, at 7.20pm in the Maldron Hotel, Tallaght. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether their death was recent or not.
The Deep End – ‘Children of the Resurrection’ In today’s Gospel, the Sadducees are trying to trap Jesus, using a slightly exaggerated and absurd case about whose wife someone will be in heaven if they have married many times. They have no faith in the resurrection and therefore do not grasp that in a place of peace, justice and freedom, people cannot be ‘owned’ or ‘given’. Questions like the one…
News 10th November 2019