Diocesan Notices: 12th-14th January 2011

Posted 14th January 2011 in Diocesan Notices

From the Dublin Diocesan Noticeboard.

Gardiner St. Church: Faith- Why we are where we are!
Tues Feb 1 - Faith in the Old Testament-Fr Paddy Boyle. Fr Paddy Boyle, Edenmore Parish, teaches Scripture in All Hallows.
Tues Feb 8 - Growing in Faith - Fr Donal Neary SJ PP. Fr Donal Neary SJ is PP of Gardiner St church.
Tues Feb 15 - Handing on Faith - Linda Kiely. Linda Kiely, mother, wife and catechist, teaches in Loreto Bray and is on the PPC Wicklow.
Tues Feb 22 - Church and Faith - Fr Gerry O’Hanlon SJ. Fr Gerry O’Hanlon SJ lives in Ballyfermot and works in the Milltown Institute and in the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice. Fr John Sullivan Room, 8-9 p.m.
Donation - €5 per session.

Annual Bereavement Mass: Annual Bereavement Mass for Our children who died before or after Birth will be celebrated on Sunday 23rd January 2011 at 5.00 pm in St. Patrick’s Church, Donabate. All are welcome.

Deafblind priest Father Cyril Axelrod tells his inspiring story on “Hands On”, Sunday 23rd January, 12pm, RTÉ1: Father Cyril Axelrod is a Deafblind priest - the first in the world - and has dedicated his life to caring for others and doing God’s work. All this he does, not in spite of his disabilities, but because of them. His charity work has spanned five continents, he communicates in 15 different languages, and lives and travels independently. His story is remarkable and will be told in his own words in “Hands” On, Sunday 23rd January at 12.00 on RTÉ1. (Please check weekly listings for any changes)

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will be observed from the 18th to the 25th January, 2011. Its INAUGURATION in Dublin will take place at an interdenominational Service in the Church of John the Baptist (Church of Ireland), Clontarf on Tuesday, 18th January at 8 p.m. The preacher will be Archbishop Diarmuid Martin. Please see www.dublindiocese.ie for a list of events that have been organised in the Dublin Diocese. You’ll find the texts for the week of prayer on the Churches Together in Britain and Ireland website (http://www.ctbi.org.uk).

Spring Seminar 2011: The next Diocesan Liturgy Gathering will take place on Saturday 5 February in Clonliffe College. Four workshops will be offered. Newsletter with booking forms in post next week - booking forms already on website under download section www.litmus.dublindiocese.ie

Console Seminar: “Suicide in Ireland - Supporting Our Students” Tuesday 15th February 2011. 9:30am-4:00pm in The Clarion Hotel, Liffey Valley, Dublin. This Seminar is aimed at those tasked with supporting adolescents and children through crisis times. For further details and booking information, contact Console on 01 610 2638, email ciaran@console.ie

Special Haiti Mass Service: Please Join in Our Special Gathering Carmelite Church, Whitefriar Street, Sunday 23rd January @ 4.00pm

Book Launch: Veritas Publications, in conjunction with All Hallows College, invites you to attend the launch of Parish Pastoral Councils. A Formation Manual, By Debra Snoddy, Jim Campbell and Andrew McNally Thursday, 13 January 2011 at 5 p.m. in Purcell House Conference Centre, All Hallows College, Drumcondra, Dublin 9. This book will be launched by His Eminence Seán Cardinal Brady, DCL, DD. RSVP Patricia O’Sullivan, Veritas 01 814 7556 · patricia.osullivan@veritas.ie

Upcoming series of Seamus Heaney Lectures: which will be held in St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra during January, February and March 2011. The series this year will focus on Seamus Heaney himself, and is entitled: ‘Hearing Heaney’. For further details please see www.spd.dcu.ie/shl or email heaneylectures@spd.dcu.ie

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