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Meditation – 26th January 2020

The Deep End – Jesus Begins His Ministry in Galilee In today’s Gospel we hear that Jesus withdrew to Galilee and made his home in Capernaum by the lake. Anyone who has been to the Holy Land will have visited Capernaum and will know that it is a beautiful place. In Jesus’ time this was a thriving fishing town. To ‘repent’ literally means ‘to turn around’. We are called to…

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Loyola Institute Lecture

Loyola Institute Lecture All are welcome to a lecture by ProfGraham Ward, Regius Professor of Divinity, University of Oxford, entitled ‘Christian Hope Facing Secular Fatalism’. The lecture will take place at 6pm on Friday, 31st January, in Regent House, Front Arch, Trinity College, Dublin. The lecture will be followed by a book launch (7pm) of ‘The Church in Pluralist Society: Social and Roles’. The book will be launched by the…

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Holy Mass for the Beatification of The Servant of God, Alfie Lambe

Holy Mass for the Beatification of The Servant of God, Alfie Lambe, Legion of Mary Envoy to South America 1953-1959 will be celebrated on Sunday, 9th February at 10.30am in The Church of the Miraculous Medal, Bird Avenue, Clonskeagh. The Celebrant and Homilist will be the Very Rev. Paul Churchill, JCD. Buses – 11 and 44 and Green Luas to Windy Arbour (7minutes walk). All welcome.

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The Church of the Incarnation, Fettercairn – Vine Mass

The Church of the Incarnation, Fettercairn The monthly Vine Mass takes place in the Church on Saturday, 1st February at 7.30pm. All are welcome to come along. It will be followed by light refreshments.

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Godly Play – The Parables of Jesus

Godly Play – The Parables of Jesus We are inviting you all to join us for three Tuesday: 28th January, 4th February, 11th February at 11am for adults and at 2.45pm-4pm for children. We meet in St. Thomas’ Pastoral Centre (at the side of the church), Jobstown. We are looking forward to inviting you into our Godly Play room! ARE YOU READY FOR GODLY PLAY? Rosemary Lavelle and Saule Cameron

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Family Mass

Family Mass Our monthly Family Mass will be celebrated next Sunday, 2nd February, at 12.30. Families with children are especially welcome.

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LOURDES PILGRIMAGE 2020

LOURDES PILGRIMAGE 2020 We will be taking bookings from this weekend for our annual pilgrimage to Lourdes. The pilgrimage takes place from the 19th – 24th August and we will be staying once again at the Hotel Saint Sauveur which is very close to the grotto. The cost is €699 per person sharing for 5 nights full board. A non-refundable deposit of €200 is required to secure a place and…

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Meditation – 19th January 2020

The Deep End – The Lamb of God In today’s Gospel, John the Baptist is inviting us to look at Jesus. He calls Jesus the ‘lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world’. We say these words often at Mass and today we are invited to meditate on them more closely. What does it mean? In Jesus’ time, two lambs were sacrificed in the Temple in Jerusalem…

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Vine Service in St. Maelruain’s Church of Ireland

The Vine Service in St. Maelruain’s Church of Ireland, Tallaght Village will take place next Saturday, January 25th, at 7pm. This is a multidenominational service that has been created with input from Catholic, Protestant and other Christian groups. All welcome.

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Christmas Dues

Christmas Dues Thank you to everyone who has returned their Christmas Dues. The dues form part of the income of our priests, those working, sick and retired. Your continued support is very much appreciated. Spare envelopes are available in the church porch.

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Anniversaries – 7th April 2019

WE PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING: ANNIVERSARIES Corinna Spratt (Birthday Remembrance) Jerry Swift Shay McEvoy (1st Anniversary) Paul Clooney Patrick Lawlor John McCallion Margaret Hogan Trisha Brennan (1st Anniversary) Lazar and Aurelia Malai Jack and Rose Doyle Mary Ryan Gerard Cassidy (1st Anniversary) MAY THEY REST IN PEACE

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Meditation – 16th September 2018

The Deep End -‘I, by my works, will show you my faith’ ‘What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but do not have works?’ These are the words of St. James in the second reading today, and in the gospel Jesus speaks quite sternly to Peter: ‘The way you think is not God’s way but man’s…’ This is a reminder for us all…

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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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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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