The Future of the Family in Ireland

The Irish Catholic Conference THE GOSPEL OF THE FAMILY: JOY FOR THE WORLD The Future of the Family in Ireland Saturday, 30th September 2017 9.30am: Admission and Registration in the Red Cow Hotel, Naas Road, Dublin Pre Booking €25 / Tickets at the door €30 Please phone the office on 01-6874024, email: marketing@irishcatholic.ie or visit: www.irishcatholic.ie/shop to book your place now.

28/09/2017
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Meditation – 17th September 2017

The Deep End – Generous Love A remarkable story of generosity featured on Joe Duffy’s Liveline: Call Back programme on RTÉ recently. It was the story of Shane O’Neill, who had a history of drugs offences and ended up serving time in prison in Belgium. On release from prison he went to the Irish Embassy to ask for the price of a flight to return home, but was turned down….

15/09/2017
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LIVING LINKS SUICIDE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP

‘Supporting the Suicide Bereaved’ 1st Wednesday of every month at 7pm Dublin Central Mission, 9c Abbey St. Lower, Dublin 1 Adults over the age of 18 are very welcome to attend. Facilitated by trained volunteers from Living Links Ireland. Opportunity to share and discuss all aspects of complicated grief associated with the aftermath of a suicide death. Help is available For more information or if you wish to attend our…

15/09/2017
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Diocesan Safeguarding Day

Next Sunday, 24th September, is Diocesan Safeguarding Day. With this in mind, our Parish Safeguarding Representatives will speak at all Masses next weekend, updating us on the measures taken in our parish to protect children and vulnerable adults.

15/09/2017
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Meditation – 10th September 2017

The Deep End – Community Living No community is without its problems. Wherever two or three are gathered, there will be two or three different opinions! Today’s Gospel has a valuable message about community. When we think of our own parish or church community, we might feel uncomfortable with the advice on how to deal with sin. But this passage is just as relevant now as it was to the…

08/09/2017
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Bookings for Masses

PLEASE NOTE: Bookings for Masses must be made in the PARISH OFFICE ONLY, between Monday and Friday, from 10.30am to12.30pm. Tel: 01 462 0777. Thank you.

08/09/2017
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KNOW YOUR FAITH

Come to PATHWAYS: EXPLORING FAITH AND MINISTRY An Adult Faith Development Programme The programme begins this year in Clonliffe College on Thursday, 28th September 2017, (7pm – 9.30pm). Booking is now open. Places are limited so early application is advisable. Pathways is a two-year one night a week course for adults of all ages who wish to explore their faith. It runs from late September to May each year. There…

08/09/2017
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Meditation – 3rd September 2017

The Deep End – Selfless Love It can be difficult to understand why anyone would willingly place a burden on themselves. We are bombarded daily by promises of a better, easier life. Magazines and lifestyle gurus offer us a better work-life balance. New gadgets pledge to remove obstacles or irritations and make our lives less stressful. It’s all a bit of a contrast to the message of today’s gospel, where…

04/09/2017
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Meditation – 2nd July 2017

The Deep End – A cup of water Life is busy. Whether we are in school, college, working, or juggling family life with all sorts of other commitments, there is sometimes little time to pause and take stock of things. It can be hard to find time to reflect on how our faith is faring. When we do get a minute to assess things, do we find ourselves wanting? Many…

30/06/2017
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