Diocesan Notices: 23rd May 2012

Posted 23rd May 2012 in Diocesan Notices

From the Dublin Diocesan Noticeboard.

Knock Summer Festival: The Knock Summer Festival is taking place on Saturday 28th July. The theme for the day is ‘ONE’ and will be full of talks, workshops, music and prayer. The day is aimed at young people aged 17-30 and is free of charge. For more information log on to www.knock-shrine.ie/youthfestival, or call us on 0876927850. Find us on Facebook Knock Summer Festival.

Ballinteer Male Voice Choir: Congratulations to Ballinteer Male Voice Choir on winning the male voice choir competition in the Navan Choral Festival on Sunday 13 May for the third time. You can hear BMVC reprise its winning songs in an open an event to raise funds for Simpsons Hospital (in its grounds) during Dundrum Arts and Cultural Festival, at 4.15pm on Saturday 23rd June.

Festival of Peoples: The Annual festival of Peoples, celebrating the gifts of new communities who have come to live in Ireland in recent years, will be held this Saturday evening (26th May) in St. Mary’s Pro Cathedral at 6pm. Archbishop Martin will celebrate Mass; a massed choir made of people from several different countries including China, India, South Africa and Lithuania will participate. Always a joyful and colourful celebration, all are welcome.

Family Rosary at St Saviour’s Church: A family rosary will be held in St Saviour’s Church this Saturday (26th of May) at 3 o’clock. Refreshments will be available following the event. The event is being organised by Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Praesidium.

Talks on the Eucharist: In preparation for IEC2012, two talks on the Eucharist will be held on Tuesday 22nd and 29th May at 7.30pm in Our Lady’s Hall, Dalkey Parish. The talks will be given by Partners in Faith, a small religious group. All are welcome to attend. For further information contact the parish office on 01 2859418 or email office@dalkeyparish.org.

40 Hours Adoration: Takes place in St Annes Church, Portmarnock from 8am on Friday 25th May until midnight on Saturday 26th May. 4 Masses will take place during the 40 hours:
Friday 10am, and 7.30pm (Padre Pio Mass).
Saturday 10am and 6.30pm (Pentecost Sunday Vigil Mass). Holy Hour and Benediction will also be led by Fr Cathal Price at 10 pm Saturday.
For further information contact Derek Farrell at derek.56@hotmail.com or Roisin O Kelly at roisin@bolhealing.com.

Dublin Gospel Choir Concert: The Dublin Gospel Choir are holding a concert in support of the Matt Talbot Community Trust, in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Ballyfermot Road on Friday 10th June at 8pm. Adults €12.50, children €5 and OAPs and students €8.50. Tickets available from the Matt Talbot centre, contact 01 6264899 or log on to www.ticketsireland.ie.

Evening of Church Drama in Tallaght: On Saturday 26th May, (the eve of Pentecost), Parabalos, an ecumenical group specialising in Bible Dramas, will perform four short pieces of drama based on scripture in St. Maelruain’s Church, Tallaght Village, at 8pm. Admission is free. For more details call Robert Thompson at 087-2630716

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