Diocesan Notices: 23rd March 2011

Posted 23rd March 2011 in Diocesan Notices

From the Dublin Diocesan Noticeboard.

ECUMENICAL LENT SERIES 2011:”SEEDS OF HOPE” Parish of the Holy Spirit, Ballyroan, Rathfarnham C. of I. Parish and Parish of the Annunciation, Rathfarnham
Thursday 24th March: HOPE FOR THE NEXT GENERATION
Speaker - Rachel Aston, Social Policy Officer of The Mothers’ Union & researcher for the ‘Bye Buy Childhood’ report on the sexualisation of children.
Thursday 31st March: HOPE FOR SOCIETY
Speakers - Fr. Peter McVerry, Campaigner for the rights of homeless children Emily O’Reilly, Ombudsman and Information Commissioner
Thursday 7th April: HOPE FOR UNITY
Speakers - Fr. Ciaran O’Carroll, Vicar for Evangelisation Rev. Ted Woods, Rector Rathfarnham Parish
Thursday 14th April: HOPE FROM WITHIN
Speakers - John Waters, Irish Times Columnist Anna Keegan, Catholic Youth Care
Meetings will be held in The Pastoral Centre, Church of the Holy Spirit, Marian Road, Ballyroan at 8pm each evening. Everyone is very welcome.

Handel’s Messiah: By The Culwick Choral Society in SS. Peter & Paul’s Church on Saturday April 16th at 8pm. Tickets €12 from The Parish shop Mon-Thurs. after 10am Mass and at weekends, before and after Masses. Also in the Parish office Mon-Thurs from 9.30am-5pm or alternatively call 01-8412116 This promises to be a lovely start to Easter Week.

Lent Concert: St. Jude the Apostle - Willington Templeogue
Date: 17th April (PALM SUNDAY) Time 7.30pm
G. B. PERGOLESI STABET MATER SOLOISTS: COLETTE DELAHUNT - SOPRANO, VICTORIA MASSES - ALTO.
MEMBERS OF DULBLIN ORCHESTRAL PLAYERS CONDUCTING JUDIT MATE. NO TICKETS REQUIRED.

BACH ST. JOHN PASSION: As part of our Golden Jubilee Celebrations the BACH ST. JOHN PASSION will be performed at 8pm on Good Friday evening, 22nd April ‘11 in St. Pius X Church, Templeogue, Dublin 6w. It promises to be a moving experience of the Story the Passion. It is a ticket only event. Tickets cost 20 Euro for Adults, 15 Euro for OAP’s and 10 Euro for Students. Tickets will be available from the Parish Office 9.30 - 1pm from Monday to Thursday each week. Phone No. 4905284, or info@stpiusx.ie or www.stpiusx.ie
Performers on the night will be: EVANGELIST: JOHN ELWES / CHRISTUS: JEFFREY LEDWIDGE / SOPRANO: ROSIN O’GRADY / COUNTER-TENOR: STEPHEN SHELLARD / TENOR: ANDREW BOUSHELL / CHOIR: JUBILATE / CONDUCTOR : KILLIAN FARRELL

Eucharistic Congress 2012: The Pastoral Area of Crumiln, Mourne Road and Clogher Road, invite you to St. Bernadette’s Church, Clogher Road on Sunday 27th March @ 3.00pm for prayer and reflection as we begin our journey towards the 50th Eucharistic Congress 2012 and afterwards there will be light refreshments in the parish centre.

Beginning Experience: is a support group for those coping with the pain of loss of their life partner, through Death, Separation or Divorce. Few people are able to cope alone with the pain of loss. Do you find that you need more support than family and friends can provide? Seeking help is a sign of strength and self-knowledge - not weakness. This is a healing ministry, which helps to resolve the grief that goes with the end of a marriage or relationship. Coping effectively with bereavement is a skill we can all learn. Next residential weekend will be held on 20th- 22nd May 2011, in All Hallows College, Drumcondra. For further information please contact 01-6790556 or email bedublin@gmail.com

Men’s Guided Silent Weekend Retreat: Preached by Fr Michael Mullan, LC. 1-3 April 2011, 7.30pm Friday evening until 3pm Sunday. Held at the Novitiate of Legion of Christ, Leopardstown. To book a place, or for more information, please contact the Faith and Family Centre, 01-2889317 or faithandfamilycentre@arcol.org

Lenten Evenings of Reflection: For Men: April 6th/ For Women: April 20th, 7-9.30pm; Meditations, quiet time and Mass. Held at The Faith and Family Centre, Dal Riada House, Avoca Avenue, Blackrock. Live the season of Lent with a difference by coming closer to Christ. For more information, please contact the Faith and Family Centre, 01-2889317 or faithandfamilycentre@arcol.org

Women’s Guided Silent Weekend Retreat: Preached by Fr Michael Mullan, LC, 8-10 April 2011, 7.30pm Friday evening until 3pm Sunday. To book a place, or for more information, please contact the Faith and Family Centre, 01-2889317 or faithandfamilycentre@arcol.org

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