Diocesan Notices: 3rd March 2011

Posted 3rd March 2011 in Diocesan Notices

From the Dublin Diocesan Noticeboard.

Novena of Grace: St. Dominic’s Tallaght, Friday, 4th March at the 10.00.am and concludes on Saturday, 12th at 11.00.am.
Friday, 4th: 10.00.am & 7.30.pm. Saturday, 5th: 11.00.am. Sunday, 6th: 3.30.pm. Healing Mass.
Monday, 8th to Friday, 11th: 10.00.am & 7.30.pm. Saturday, 12th: 11.00.am Mass.
Preacher: Fr Al Leonard OP.

A symposium on the environment - ‘Be the Change’. 26th March, 11am - 4pm. Parish Centre, Our Lady of the Wayside, Bluebell, Dublin 12. For further information visit www.oblatemissions.ie/jpic.html

Eco-Congregation Ireland hopes that churches will celebrate Creation this Lent and take steps to care for the environment. Eco-Congregation Ireland is a project of the Irish Council of Churches & Irish Inter-Church Meeting that supports churches and communities as they take steps to care for the environment. Their website www.ecocongregationireland.org - is packed full of ideas and resources. To receive their monthly email newsletter, simply send an email with the word ’subscribe’ in the subject line to info@ecocongregationireland.org.

Slow Down! Make time for God this Lent. Explore God’s loving presence in our busy world this Lent. On each Tuesday evening of Lent from 7.30pm to 9.00pm, Manresa invites you to a time of quiet Lenten prayer and reflection (8, 15, 22 and 29 March and 5, 12 and 19 April). Directed by Fr. Ciary Quirke, S.J. No need to book - just come along. For more information contact Eileen or Valerie at (01) 833 1352 or manresa@jesuit.ie or visit www.manresa.ie Manresa, Jesuit Centre of Spirituality, 426 Clontarf Road, Dollymount, Dublin 3.

Lenten Reflections: in St. Mary’s Parish Centre, Haddington Road, Dublin 4 by Rev. Dr. Patrick Claffey, SVD, Parish Chaplain and Milltown Institute. The first Lecture “From Babylon to Zion and back” will take place at 8.00 pm on Monday 14th March 2011. The venue is the Parish Centre which is located in the church grounds, Haddington Road. The second Lecture “Where to Next?” will take place on Monday 21st March at 8.00 in the Parish Centre. Admission free.

Scripture Day: Sean Goan, whose writings and lectures have helped to open the word of God to many people will continue that work in a SCRIPTURE DAY in Orlagh on Sunday, March 13th from 10.00am to 5.00pm. The title of the day is Yesterday, Today and Forever-God’s Word for us Now. The day will include Mass. Cost €55. To book contact Fr. John Byrne OSA, Orlagh Retreat Centre, Old Court Road, Dublin 16. Tel (01) 495 8190. Email info@orlagh.ie

Young Christian Workers Lenten Series: Available now from Young Christian Workers, BELIEVE: a series of Gospel Enquiries for use with young adults using the YCW method of See, Judge, Act. With six enquiries based around the Sunday Gospels during the Lenten season and complete with Gospel text and background notes, BELIEVE provides all you need to help bridge the gap between the faith and everyday lives of today’s young adults. Order your copy now from YCW, info@ycw.ie

Men’s Guided Silent Weekend Retreat: Preached by Fr Michael Mullan, LC. 1st to the 3rd of 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

Lent Family Day: Sunday 6th March 3-5pm at the Faith and Family Centre, Dal Riada House, Avoca Avenue, Blackrock. Live the season of Lent with a difference…bring the family together to live it in a deeper way this year! Celebration will include games and refreshments. For more information, please contact the Faith and Family Centre, 01-2889317 or faithandfamilycentre@arcol.org

Aware: Join the Aware St Patrick’s Day Harbour2Harbour walk. Thursday, March 17th, Howth to Dun Laoghaire harbour or Dun Laoghaire to Howth at 10.30am.

Women’s Guided Silent Weekend Retreat in Dublin: 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

The Office of Evangelisation: have provided a number of resources to support an ongoing reading of the Gospel of Matthew in Lent. A poster is being distributed to parishes, including a prayer card that will be distributed in parishes. Also a special edition of e-Good News is available to accompany the reading of the Sunday Gospels. A short scripture course on St. Matthew can be downloaded also. All information on www.yearofevangelisation.ie

Iona Spring Talks Series: Talk 4: The Word of God and the Eucharist in the life of the Christian. Speaker: Fr Gregory Collins, OSB. Takes place on Wed 02 Mar at 8.00 pm in the Iona Centre.

Ethics for all: A public lecture series will be held in Mater Dei Institute, Clonliffe Road, Dublin 3 for four consecutive Tuesdays commencing Tuesday March 8th.

Emmanual: On 23rd and 24th Emmanual - a music initiative will take place in the Helix. Over 40 schools from around the diocese, comprising of a choir of over 1500 will sing a selection of new liturgical music. Please support and advertise. Posters available with more information 01 8087554 www.dublindiocese.ie or to book www.thehelix.ie

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