Diocesan Notices: 27th May 2011

Posted 27th May 2011 in Diocesan Notices

From the Dublin Diocesan Noticeboard.

Exam Mass will be held on Sunday 29th May at 12.30pm in the Church of the Holy Child, Whitehall, Dublin 9. This Mass is for all exam students especially those sitting their Junior and Leaving Cert. Your name will be placed in a basket before the Altar and you will be prayed for at all Masses.

Exam Mass for students: Parish of Our Lady Mother of Divine Grace, Raheny, Sun 29th May at the 5.00pm (Folk Mass)

Blessing of Remembrance, Glasnevin Cemetery, In the Old Angels Memory Garden only. Sunday, 29th May 2011, at 3pm. Each year hundreds of parents and family members both recently and long ago bereaved parents come together for a Blessing Service at the Old Angels memory garden. All are Welcome. A Little Lifetime Foundation, Carmichael House, 4 North Brunswick St., Dublin 7. Contact Number - Office 01 872 6996. Email info@alittlelifetime.ie, www.alittlelifetime.ie

A Carmelite Vocation? Next weekend 18th-19th June 2011, Experience our cloistered contemplative life during a Monastic Weekend at the Carmelite Monastery, Delgany, Co Wicklow. Single women (25-45 age group) interested in finding out more about a Carmelite Contemplative vocation are invited to share in our life of prayer, liturgy and work for a few days. For more information see www.carmelitemonasterydelgany.ie Email: contact@carmelitemonasterydelgany.ie

Would You Believe? This Sunday, 29th May @ 22.30, RTÉ One there is a feature on today’s Ireland where devotion to “the Queen of the May” continues to thrive. The programme meets a variety of people for whom devotion to the Mother of Jesus remains vital.

Events at AVILA, Carmelite Retreat Centre:
On Monday May 30th at 7.00 pm, Philip Mc Parland ocd, will give a lecture entitled “CONTEMPLATION & THE LITURGY”. This will be followed by a concert of Piano, Violin and the wonderful Hampton Singers. The second event is a day on “TRUTH” facilitated by Dr. Vincent Twomey svd. This will take place on Saturday June 11th 10.00 - 4.30 pm. Admission by donation. For booking & enquiries: Tel: 01 643 0200 avila@ocd.ie www.ocd.ie Venue: Avila, Bloomfield Avenue, Morehampton Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4.

Events at Ards Friary:
Open Retreat (Open to Everyone). Thur 16th - Wed 22nd June. Directed by Fr.Kieran Shorten OFM Capuchin. Theme: “Your faith has saved you; go in peace.” LK7:50. Commences: 6pm. Concludes: After Breakfast. Cost: €390.

Joe Dalton (Open to Everyone). Fri 24th - Sun 26th June. Healing and Renewal Weekend, including life in the Spirit Seminars. Commences: 9:30am. Concludes: After Sunday Mass at 3pm. Cost: €110 with Accommodation / €60 without Accommodation. Registration Fee: €20. Contact: Mary Leanard - 087 784 7304 or Nuala Porter - 086 838 3825

John Pridmore (Open to Everyone). Fri 8th - Sun 10th July. Theme: Finding True Freedom in God. You can read more about John and his community on www.johnpridmore.com. Commences: 6pm. Concludes: After Lunch. Cost: €160. Contact: Ards Friary 074 9138909 info@ardsfriary.ie Catherine Leigh - 071 962 0175 or John Pridmore - 087 362 3996. Email: stpatrickscommunity@yahoo.ie

For full details on all events at Ards Friary see www.dublindiocese.ie

Glenstal Ecumenical Conference: This year the Conference will be held from Tuesday the 28th of June to Thursday the 30th of June and the Theme for this years conference is “The Word of God: Lost in Translation?” Full details can be found at www.glenstal.org

Events at All Hallows:
Training Course in Youth Retreat Facilitation: The Shekinah training course in youth Retreat Facilitation, directed by Jennifer Perkins fma, leads participants through a series of experimental workshops while inviting them to deepen their own spirituality and commitment to ministry in the church

Creative expressions through dance and movement. An introductory two day course with Caroline Kehoe. Music and dance give us a sense of our connectedness to each other, to our place in the universe. Dance has been widely recognized for its ability to bring people together in a gentle and healing way.

For full details on both courses see www.allhallows.ie

Rally for Life: This summer, the most important date on the pro-life calendar is 2nd July. That’s when we hope you will join with thousands of others to speak up for the right to life. Ireland - north and south - is one of the last remaining places in Europe where abortion is still illegal. That’s why it’s so important we show our opposition to abortion. On 2nd July 2011 lets do that!

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