Diocesan Notices: 7th September 2011

Posted 7th September 2011 in Diocesan Notices

From the Dublin Diocesan Noticeboard.

Carmelite Sisters New Ross Monastic Weekend: If you hear the gentle voice of Christ knocking “Do not be afraid” We invite such women who are searching to come and visit us for a Monastic Weekend on any of the following dates: Sep. 9th. - 11th; Oct. 7th. - 9th. 2011 Phone: 051 421076. Mt. Carmel Monastery, New Ross, Co. Wexford. Email: carmelites@eircom.net http://www.carmelitesisters.ie/

The Harvest Festival: Ideas for a Harvest Festival Liturgy incorporating the theme of Creation Time 2011 - Our Daily Bread - Gifts of God’s Creation - are now on Dublin Liturgy Centre website www.litmus.dublindiocese.ie look at menu on left side for the heading The Harvest Festival.

Lourdes Departure: The Eucharistic Congress Bell left for Lourdes today accompanying 2,000 pilgrims and sick from the Archdiocese of Dublin. The pilgrimage to Lourdes is one of the biggest events in the Dublin Diocesan calendar and is led by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and priests of the Diocese, with representatives from Crosscare and the Eucharist Congress also travelling. Photographs are available on our website www.dublindiocese.ie

The Carers Support Programme: Male Carers: 30 minute cookery class: Recommencing on the second Monday of September from 11am - 12:30pm and based in our centre in Wellington street, close to the city centre. From September to December we will run a 30 minute cookery course to learn easy to make meals in a fun and relaxed class. This will be followed by the men’s group and there will be time at the end to eat the meal prepared earlier.
Meet and Greet for family carers caring for a loved one with a mental health difficulty: Date Thursday 15th September in Baldoyle Library from 11am-12pm. With a speaker from North side Befriending Service.
Crafts Group: a relaxed social space to meet other carers and update your creative skills. Fortnightly in the Red House Drumcondra from 7th September, 10.30am-12.30pm
Support Groups recommencing in Bonnybrook on 14th September, Finglas on 8th September, Balbriggan on 26th September, Drumcondra on 14th September, Blanchardstown on 12th September.

9/11 Commemoration Service: Sunday September 11, 2011. Venue: Dublin Fire Brigade Training Centre Malahide Road, Dublin. RTÉ 1 Television transmission: 11.15am. Duration: 55 mins. A multi-faith programme of reflection, prayer, music and poetry to commemorate the lives of those who suffered and died on September 11, 2001, in New York, Pennsylvania and at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. Music Director: Father Liam Lawton.

Orlagh Retreat Centre: Starting on September 13th, Mary Kearney will lead six Tuesday evening sessions (7.30 to 9.30 pm) in Orlagh exploring the insights of Scott Peck in his book The Road Less Travelled. Participants should come with a copy of the book. Cost €10 per session. To reserve a place contact Fr. John Byrne, Orlagh. Old Court Road, Dublin 16. Tel (01) 495 8190. Email info@orlagh.ie

Manresa House: Movies that Matter: The Journey into Love and Relationship (6 Wednesday Evenings) - Starting Wednesday, 14 September at 7.00pm Manresa, Jesuit Centre of Spirituality, Dollymount, Dublin 3. Begins Wednesday, 14 September and continues fortnightly until 23 November. 7.00pm to 10.00pm. Films to be shown in full are: Cyrano de Bergerac; The Horse Whisperer; Three Colours: Blue; The Secret Garden; Regarding Henry; and Wit.
Cost: Contribution at your discretion. Directors: Fr. Peter Hannan, S.J. and Ms. Eileen O’Brien. No need to book. Just come along. For full details on the Movies that Matter series please visit www.manresa.ie or contact (01) 833 1352 / manresa@jesuit.ie

Events at Avila: Friday evening, September 9th, a lecture entitled ‘THE POINT OF THE PARABLES’ given by Rev. Martin Henry, from Maynooth at 7.30 p.m. For all bookings & enquiries: Tel: 01 643 0200. E-mail: avila@ocd.ie Web: www.ocd.ie

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