Diocesan Notices: 9th-12th November 2010

Posted 9th November 2010 in Diocesan Notices

From the Dublin Diocesan Noticeboard.

The Pope John Paul II Awards: Catholic Youth Care, in association with the Dublin Archdiocesan office of Evangelisation is delighted to announce a new pastoral programme for young people in the diocese as part of the Year of Evangelisation. The Pope John Paul II Awards will be run by CYC in Dublin. CYC will be supporting parishes, schools and young people in this new Award. This is an exciting new project that has the ability to show young people how to actively live out their faith. We warmly welcome young people between the ages of 16 and 18 years in schools and parishes throughout the Diocese. For more information visit www.thepopejohnpauliiaward.com

Taizé Prayer Around the Cross in St. Gabriel’s Church Dollymount: Thursday 18th November 8.30 - 9.30 pm. “Come and lay your burdens down at the Cross of Christ” An hour of meditative prayer and song for special intentions; for anyone seeking healing for themselves or for others.

Service of Light for the Suicide Bereaved: The Console Annual Christmas Celebration of Light will take place on Sunday the 28th of November in St Patrick’s College, Maynooth. The Service of Light commemorates the lives lost through Suicide. Speakers; Fr Aidan Troy CP & Christy Kenneally. ADVANCE BOOKING ONLY: Please telephone: 01 6102638 or visit our Website for further details www.console.ie

The Irish Hospice Foundation presents a series of Workshops in 2011 on Loss and Bereavement. Please click the link below to view more information on these workshops.http://www.hospice-foundation.ie/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=132&Itemid=58

The Twentysomethings/The Fortysomethings: Groups for Catholics in their 20s to 40s. Providing opportunities to get together for social and spiritual events. We organise walks, meals, evenings out, masses, retreats, weekends away, holidays, pilgrimages etc., for our own age groups. There are also joint events with corresponding groups in Belfast and Britain. For further details please see; Website: http://www.project2030.org.uk

‘Aware 10km Christmas Run’; In the Phoenix Park Dublin on December 11th at 10am. Registration for the run is €20.00 and you can sign up on line at http://www.aware.ie/events/register/aware10k.php please note that online registration closes on 2nd December.

Christmas with the Palestrina Choir: National Concert Hall, Thursday 2nd December 2010 at 8pm. Tickets €28, €20 (choir balcony €15) Available from the National Concert Hall Box Office. Book online at www.nch.ie

E-Good News: The November edition of e-Good News - a monthly e-zine supporting the reading of the Gospel of Luke can be downloaded from www.yearofevangelisation.ie

Feast of Life: On Thursday 25 November @8pm in the Pro-Cathedral. The Feast of Life will be performed by Choirs of Brackenstown and Larkhill/Whitehall. The Feast of Life is a music account of stories from the Gospel of Luke. This will form one of the concluding events of the Year of Evangelisation. Tickets are available from the Pro-Cathedral shop or from the Office of Evangelisation - evangelisation@dublindiocese.ie or Tel: 01 837 9253 Ext. 239. Also available from the Pro-Cathedral Office procath@dublindiocese.ie Tel: 01 874 5441

Richard Leonard SJ will speak in Gardiner St Church, Tuesday November 16th at 7.30 p.m. on his new book, ‘Where the Hell is God?’ - a treatment from theology and life’s experience of the questions of suffering in life. Welcome to hear him, and meet him. See web www.gardinerstparish.ie for more information. Donations welcome.

Christmas with the Palestrina Choir: National Concert Hall, Thursday 2nd December 2010 at 8pm. Tickets €28, €20 (choir balcony €15). Available from the National Concert Hall Box Office. Book online at www.nch.ie For further information visit www.procathedral.ie

Introduction to Church Music of Advent: with Tim Thurston of Gloria fame on RTE Lyric FM, St. Fergal’s Church, Wednesday 1st December at 8.00p.m. Organised by Bray Churches Together.

Annual Advent Walk of Light: 21st November 4pm. Starts in Rathmines Parish Church. The 5th ecumenical Walk of Light is sponsored by the Dublin Council of Churches. For further information visit: www.dublindiocese.ie

Faith Family Centre- Events: Crash Course: ‘What Catholics Believe’- Nov 16th - Dec 7th, Tuesday Evenings 8 - 9.30 pm. Advent Evenings of Reflection 7-9.30 pm. For Couples Wednesday Dec 1st . For Youth Wednesday Dec 8th. Advent Family Day 3-5 pm. Sunday Dec 12th. Call or Email for more information Tel 01 288 9317 or faithandfamilycentre@arcol.org

REMINDER: Pastoral Co-Ordinator Vacancy: The Office of Evangelisation is recruiting a pastoral co-ordinator on a two year fixed term contract. You may know of a person who may be interested and qualified for this role and it would be appreciated if you would refer them to the advertisement. The advertisement can be found on www.dublindiocese.ie

Lecture in Haddington Road: Clifford Longley will give a lecture in St. Mary’s Church Haddington Road on Thursday 11th November 2010 at 8.00 p.m. The title of the lecture is “Catholic Social Teaching - Irrelevant, or the Answer?” Clifford Longley is an author, broadcaster and journalist.

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