Diocesan Notices: 12th-15th October 2010

Posted 15th October 2010 in Diocesan Notices

From the Dublin Diocesan Noticeboard

Death Notice: The death has occured of Sr. Gemma (Sheila) Connolly L.S.A. of Belfast and Mount Argus, Dublin sister of Fr Diarmuid Connolly Former P.P. Castleknock. Reposing at Assumption Convent, Mount Argus today, Friday, from 3pm to 7pm. Funeral Mass tomorrow, Saturday, at 10am in the Church of St. Paul of the Cross, Mount Argus followed by burial in Newlands Cross Cemetery. May she rest in peace.

Four evenings of reflection on the mystery of the Eucharist: In Knocklyon Parish, Dublin 16. The speakers are Fr. Kevin Doran, Ms. Frances Hogan, Fr. Finbarr Clancy, SJ, and Fr. Chris O’ Donnell, O. Carm. They take place in the Iona Centre, the pastoral centre for Knocklyon parish. For further information please see www.dublindiocese.ie

Monastic Weekend for Women: Join the Redemptoristine Nuns for a Monastic Weekend on the 22nd-24th October. We, the Redemptoristine Nuns are a contemplative order dedicated to the service of god and his people through prayer and supporting ourselves by our work. For more information contact Sr. Gabrielle at 086 8164179 or email: gabrielle.fox@redemptorists.ie

The Annual Mass in Deansgrange Cemetery will be celebrated on Sunday 7th November at 3 p.m.

Silent Guided Weekend Retreat for Women by the Legionaries of Christ: Nov 5th - 7th. Preached by Fr. Michael Mullen, LC. Orlagh Retreat Centre, Old Court Road, D16 Arrival Friday 6pm Supper 6.30pm. Departure Sunday 4.30pm Sunday Mass and dinner included. Bring Bible. Cost €150-To Book a place, or for more information, please contact: The Faith and Family Centre, tel. 01 288 9317 or email faithandfamilycentre@arcol.org

Faith Family Centre-Upcoming Course: Behind the Scenes: Understanding the Mass: October 19th - November 9th. Tuesday Evenings 8 - 9.30pm. Four consecutive sessions. €5/ session. Given by Fr. Michael Mullen, LC: Dal Riada, Avoca Avenue Blackrock, Co. Dublin. Email or call to book your place: tel 01 288 9317 or faithandfamilycentre@arcol.org

Journey into Hope: To mark Mission month, 3 evenings of prayerful reflection in Rathmines church, 18th-20th Oct.

Monday 18th: How can I forgive? - John Lonergan (former Governor, Mountjoy prison)

Tuesday 19th: Moving beyond Addiction - Tony Bates, psychologist and founder, Headstrong

Wednesday 20th: Learning from Loss - Marie Keenan - Psychotherapist and lecturer in Dept. of Social Science, UCD

Each evening will run from 7.30 pm-8.30pm, and the talks will take place in the church in a context of gentle reflection, music and prayer. All welcome.

St. Fergal’s Parish Trip 2011: Splendours of Tuscany, Saturday 28th May - Saturday 4th June 2011. Staying in the Grand Hotel Riviera, a four star hotel, in the centre of Lido di Camaiore and directly across from the beach. Cost: €899.00 per person sharing, inclusive of return flight Dublin-Bologna, return airport transfers, 7 nights accommodation in the Grand Hotel Riviera on a half board basis & 3 excursions & extras. For further information and to collect a booking form please contact the Parish Office at 2860980.

Young Adult Retreat with a Difference: If you are in the 18 to 26 age group and are looking for a weekend retreat with a difference, check out Adventure Retreats Ireland weekend on 19-21st November. The weekend which is being offered as part of its young adult series of adventure retreats is being held at the Congregation of Sacred Hearts Damien centre in the beautiful rural hinterland near Cootehill in Co. Cavan. The theme of the retreat will be Love Beyond all Measure with key note speaker being Dr Brendan Comiskey ss.cc. Special rate of €99 full board. For more information and to book please contact: 049 5552245 or info@damiencentre.ie

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