Scripture Notes – 29th November 2020 – First Sunday of Advent

Dear friends, Apologies for all the confusion this week regarding the YouTube video for the first Sunday of Advent. To view the video, click here.   With thanks and best wishes, Kieran Subject: Scripture notes: Stay awake! Dear friends,  A very warm welcome to all to Hearers of the Word for the First Sunday of Advent 2020.  1. Tarsus Scripture School: Advent Programme Our programme for Advent 2020 is entitled Resilient faith: Advent spirituality for a time of pandemic….

27/11/2020
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Annual Mass of Remembrance

Dear Parishioners, Our Annual Mass of Remembrance will take place next Saturday, 21st of November at 7pm. In keeping with Government restrictions, there will be no congregation present. Instead, we invite you to join us on our St. Mark’s parish webcam – https://stmarksspringfield.org/ or on our Parishes Facebook page – Parishes of Springfield, Brookfield and Jobstown. We will remember All our Deceased loved ones at Mass, particularly those, whose funerals took place from…

17/11/2020
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Scripture Notes – Sunday 23rd November 2020 [Christ the King]

Come, you whom my Father has blessed, take for your heritage the kingdom prepared for you since the foundation of the world. Dear friends,  A very warm welcome to all to Hearers of the Word for Sunday, 23 November 2020, the feast of Christ the King. 1. Tarsus Scripture School Our programme for Advent 2020 is entitled Resilient faith: Advent spirituality for a time of pandemic. All the details of topics, resources, a webinar and…

17/11/2020
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Support Services

    Irish Hospice Foundation Many people have experienced the death of someone they love during the Pandemic. In the face of such loss and trauma, the Irish Hospice Foundation have a Bereavement Support Line. It is a national freephone service 1800 80 70 77   COVID-19 Support Lines for Older People ALONE manage a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties…

10/11/2020
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Youth Outreaches

Youth Outreaches   YCD Connected Group The Young Church Dublin have started a connected group for Young Adults (20’s 30’s) to gather online. We meet every Wednesday, from 8.00-9.00pm. We will have  time of catch up, reflection on Scripture, chat in small discussion groups and  enjoy time in prayer together. It provides an opportunity to connect in with other young adults in a community of faith. If you would like…

10/11/2020
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In November…We Remember

In November…We Remember     The Irish Kidney Association’s Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving. People from all walks of life and beliefs, united in their wish to honour organ donors, are encouraged to come together for the Irish Kidney Association’s 35th Annual Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving. The Irish Kidney Association promises a truly special and poignant Service for people of all beliefs which is laced with beautiful music and symbolic processions, readings and…

10/11/2020
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Scripture Notes – 15th November 2020

 Well done, good and faithful servant; you have shown you can be faithful in small things Dear friends,  A very warm welcome to all to Hearers of the Word for Sunday, 15 November 2020. 1. Tarsus Scripture School I would like to draw your attention to a new initiative called Tarsus Scripture School. Building on the good experience of the online Scripture Summer School, the three presenters (Jessie Rogers, Sean Goan and myself)…

09/11/2020
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Scripture Notes – Sunday 8th November 2020

 “The bridegroom is here! Go out and meet him.”   Dear friends,  A very warm welcome to all to Hearers of the Word for Sunday, 8 November 2020. We may feel that we need no lesson in patient endurance in these days of pandemic. Nevertheless, the parable of the wise and foolish virgins still has something to teach us. Matthew is hoping to trigger active waiting, not simply the passive variety.  We can then ask ourselves…

02/11/2020
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Halloween Art Exhibition

Halloween Art Exhibition Attention all boys and girls of Jobstown, Springfield, Belgard, Fettercairn and Brookfield! Do you know where the name ‘Halloween’ comes from? Well, November 1st is the Feast Day of All Saints. A day when we remember that so many people who loved God and other people are now with God in heaven. Some saints are famous like St Francis, St Anthony, or St Patrick but some are…

31/10/2020
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