21 January 2018
Memorial of the Dead
Philomena Maher, Mary McQuaid, Msgr. Dick Sherry,
Antonio de Silva
Dermot Kearns, Gerry O’Rourke, Sean Sheridan
Kay & Larry Flood, Nellie & Peter Bowman, Tom O’Regan, Louis Flanagan, James Mulkern, Henry & Bridget Coakelin, Tony Brooks, Raymond Naughton, Mary Donlon, Mary O’Gorman,
Mary Mitchell, William Mitchell, Harry Patton.
may they rest in peace
SOCIETY OF ST VINCENT DE PAUL
Will hold its monthly collection outside the church after all Masses today
PRAYING WITH SCRIPTURE GROUP
Will meet in the Murray Centre on Wednesday 24 January at 7.20pm. All welcome.
THE FILM CLUB
Will meet in the Murray Centre on Thurs 25 January at 2.45pm, showing “The Colour Purple” starring Oprah Winfrey, Whoopi Goldberg & Danny Glover. All welcome, light refreshments served & parking permits available.
Is a festival gathering of primary school/parish faith community celebrating Families of Faith through song & reflection during Catholic Schools Week :- 28 Jan to 3 February. Our church will welcome children & parents from numerous primary schools in the diocese on Wednesday 31 January at 7pm. All welcome (parents, families, friends & parishioners) to the Laudate Festival nights.
We will be running an Alpha course starting Mon 12 Feb 2018 at 7.30pm in the Meeting Room of the Divine Masters at the top of Newtownpark Ave. The course will run over 10 wks. The weekly meeting consists of an initial cuppa & a bite to eat, followed by a 30-min video on different aspects of our faith & Jesus’ ministry &small groups discussions. Please email email@example.com to express your interest in attending, leaving your name, address, contact number. Please bring a friend..
You are all invited to our parish programmes preparing for the World Meeting of Families: The Parish Conversations: “Let’s Talk Family” based on videos & sharing will be held every Tuesday evening during Lent in the Murray Centre, commencing Tues 20 Feb from 7.30pm-9.00pm. The “Children’s Animation Programme” will take place at the 12 o’clock Masses during Lent, commencing Sun 18 Feb. Further details in coming weeks.
You are invited to a breakfast meeting for women on Sat 27Jan from 9am-11am in the Union Café Mount Merrion (formerly Kielys). The topic: “Fill your home with Joy (tips on the art of decluttering) – Let’s store our treasures in heaven rather than on earth”. Speaker will be Gwen Montgomery, a professional declutterer who works with business & domestic clients. Price €6. For bookings email firstname.lastname@example.org or text 085 1909661. This event is organised by an ecumenical women’s group.
MINDFULNESS BASED STRESS REDUCTION (MBSR) 8 WEEK COURSES:
In Donnybrook commencing 25 Jan - Phone Mary 087 6615188 for more details.
In Stillorgan commencing 31 Jan from 6pm-8.30pm in St John of God Hospital. For further info contact Anne O’Farrell on 01-2771472 or email Anne.email@example.com
In Avila, Donnybrook and/or Cabinteely Parish Centre, commencing 29/31 Jan 9.45am-12.15. Phone Pamela-Maria 083 8166800 for further details.
Will meet again on Tues 13 February at 10.30am in the Wishing Well. The book for discussion is “The Blackwater Lightship” by Colm Tobin. New members welcome.
ASSISI RETREAT EASTER 2018 (Mon 2 April – Fri 6 April)
You are invited into a world of reflection, where silent walks, meditation , chanting & prayer will provide you with an opportunity to be present & gently enquire into your own existence. Follow in the footsteps of St Francis, learn of his journey & dreams, while exploring & spending time at sites most sacred to him, such as the beautifully simple 10th Century churches of San Damiano, San Stefano & his mountain refuge on Mount Subasio. Cost €485 per person sharing, includes flights, accommodation, light breakfast, coach to & from airport. Further info email firstname.lastname@example.org & visit www.facebook.com/events/1700368902215/11
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