Diocesan Notices: 4th April 2012

Posted 4th April 2012 in Diocesan Notices

From the Dublin Diocesan Noticeboard.

Good Friday Events: Archbishop Martin will join in the annual Way of the Cross, organised by Communion and Liberation in the Phoenix Park beginning at 12.00 noon at the Wellington monument and finishing at the Papal Cross. At 3.00pm Archbishop Martin will join the celebration of Our Lords Passion at Our Lady Help of Christians Church on the Navan Road. At 7.15pm Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin, Dr Michael Jackson will join together in a unique event on the streets of Dublin; leading together an Ecumenical walk from Christ Church Cathedral starting with a moment of prayer at 7.15pm in Christ Church. The participants will carry a Taizé Cross to the Pro Cathedral to arrive for a chanted Prayer at the foot of the cross beginning at 8pm. All Christians are welcome.

Cherry Orchard - Way of the Cross: At 7.00 pm on Good Friday there will be outdoor Way of the Cross, beginning and ending at Holy Sacrament Church, Cherry Orchard Avenue. All are welcome.

Lenten Reflections at Church Street: The final event takes place this Good Friday 6th April, 8:00pm - “It is Finished” (John 19:30) - Scriptural Way of the Cross. www.irishcapuchinfranciscans.org

Brackenstown: The Parish of Brackenstown is currently recruiting a Parish Secretary. The role is offered initially on a one year fixed term basis. For full job description and details see www.dublindiocese.ie

Talk at Huntstown: “Remaining Catholic after the Murphy Report”: A talk by Dr. Kevin Egan based on his recent book. An opportunity to listen and discuss being Catholic today. Saturday 21st April in Huntstown Church, Dublin 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All welcome - Tea /Coffee and a light lunch provided. Further details from 087 2209994

Volunteer Drivers for Cancer Patients: Care to Drive is a volunteer transport programme run by the Irish Cancer Society. We recruit and train volunteers to drive patients to and from their hospital appointments. We are currently looking for people in your area to drive patients to and from Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, the Mater & St. James’ Hospital. The service is free to both the hospital and the patient with the Irish Cancer Society incurring all costs. Volunteers are paid for all their fuel expenses. We are asking for volunteers to commit to driving 2 days a month (Mon-Fri). For more information call Gail on 01 2310 566 or email gflinter@irishcancer.ie .

Service of Remembrance: The Annual Service of Remembrance will be held in Our Lady of Dolours Church, Dolphin’s Barn on Sunday 15th April at 3.00pm. All are welcome to attend.

Celebration of Culture: On Sunday 29th April we are having a celebration of the many different cultural backgrounds amongst us. It will take place during the 12.00 Mass in Donnycarney Church. All are welcome and you are encouraged to wear your national costume. Please bring some snack food from your country to share after Mass. If you wish to be part of the music ministry for the Mass or before or after it, or have any have any questions about our celebration, please contact me on john_ennis26@hotmail.com .

Beginning Experience: B.E. is a support group for those coping with the pain of loss of their life partner, through Death, Separation or Divorce. 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 4th- 6th May in Emmaus Retreat Centre, Swords. For further information please contact 01-6790556 or email bedublin@gmail.com

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