Diocesan Notices: 8th April 2011

Posted 8th April 2011 in Diocesan Notices

From the Dublin Diocesan Noticeboard.

Peter’s Passion at St. Patrick’s Church Skerries: Sunday the 10th of April at 7.00pm. Peter’s Passion: a musical meditation on the Stations of the Cross led by students of Skerries’ Community College. All welcome, no admittance charge.

Special prayers will be offered for the victims of recent natural disasters in Japan, New Zealand, and Haiti at 7.30pm mass in the Church of Our Lady, Refuge of Sinners, Rathmines, on Sunday 10th of April. All are welcome.

Higher diploma in Theological Studies, Pontifical University, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth: One year part-time evening course. Application forms and further information are available on the website www.maynoothcollege.ie or on request from: Admissions Office, Pontifical University, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co. Kildare. Tel: (01) 708 4772. Email: admissions@spcm.ie

Suggestions for Holy Thursday & Good Friday: The Dublin Eucharistic Congress Committee has provided suggestions for Holy Thursday & Good Friday which are now available on the Diocesan Website under latest news.

Discovery Gospel Choir: invite you to join them for Palm Sunday on Sunday 17th April in St George and St Thomas’ Church, Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin 1 at 7pm. This service will be recorded and broadcast on Lyric Fm on 25th April. Entry is free but places must be reserved in advance. To book a place contact Tabi at info@discoverygospelchoir.com, along with your name and telephone number. A collection will be taken during the service to support the work of Discovery.

Way of the Cross: The Most Reverend Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin will lead the annual “Way of the Cross” in the Phoenix Park, on Good Friday, 22nd of April. The event, organised by the Catholic movement, Communion and Liberation, will commence at the Wellington Monument at 12.30 p.m. sharp and proceed to the Papal Cross concluding at approx 2:30 pm.

Ecumenical sunrise celebration in prayer, word and music to celebrate Easter Sunday: South beach Arklow, Easter Sunday the 24th of April at 5.45am. A light breakfast will follow, all welcome.

Annual Parish Fast: The parish of Sts. Mary & Peter Arklow, & St.David’s Johnstown second annual parish fast in aid of Mutomo hospital Kenya, will take place on Good Friday April 22nd. Last year the very generous amount of almost €13,000 was raised from contributions made by the people of Arklow and further afield. This was gratefully received by the Sisters of Mercy working hard with the poor in Kitui, Kenya in East Africa. Mutomo hospital caters for the poorest and most vulnerable people in that part of the world-especially women and children.

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