Diocesan Notices: 30th May 2012

Posted 30th May 2012 in Diocesan Notices

From the Dublin Diocesan Noticeboard.

Launch of 1932 Congress Exhibition: The launch of the 1932 Congress Exhibition, co-coordinated by Diocesan Archivist Noelle Dowling will be officially opened in the RDS tomorrow (Thursday the 31st of May) 6.00pm. This unique exhibition of records and memorablia from the Archives will be open to the public from Tuesday June 5th and entrance is free.

Theology Symposium: Registration for the Theology Symposium in Maynooth closes tomorrow evening Thursday evening, May 31st. The full programme and registration details are available on: www.iec2012.ie

The “Pilgrim Walk”: The Walk commences this Saturday 2nd of June and continues until the 16th June. During this time Pilgrims will be able to walk and visit seven designated churches in Dublin City and spend time in quiet prayer and reflection in each. All pilgrims will be issued with a “Pilgrim Passport” that will be stamped in each of the seven churches visited. The walk concludes with a visit to St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Marlborough Street where pilgrims will receive a Pilgrimage Certificate of completion. This Saturday the 2nd of June Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Archbishop Michael Jackson, with Bishop Field will participate in part of the walk starting at 11.00 in St Ann’s Church in Dawson Street and continuing on to Whitefriar Street Church.

Ordinations: This coming Saturday June 2nd, Paul Ludden will be ordained in the Dublin Diocese at St. Sylvester’s Church in Malahide at 6.00pm. On Monday June 4th, 8 deacons from Dublin will be ordained to the Permanent Diaconate at St. Mary’s Pro cathedral at 7.00pm. Please remember them in your prayers.

Nursing Homes Masses: The Diocesan Preparatory Committee Congress, chaired by Bishop Field, has organised that a special Mass and the Sacrament of the Sick be celebrated in Nursing Homes, throughout the Diocese during next week. Mass will be celebrated and the Sacrament of the Sick administered in every nursing home in the diocese on Tuesday the 5th of June, or, if that is not possible, on any other suitable day. Priests and parishes should have received the resource pack by post. Further information from Father Paddy Boyle (0861011415) and the Diocesan website.

Triduum in honour of St. Anthony: St. Fergal’s Church, Killarney Road, Bray, Co Wicklow. Triduum in honour of St. Anthony, 11th, 12th and 13th June (Feast of St. Anthony). Masses will be at 10.00am & 7.30pm. Confessions available after Masses. Novena Prayer and blessing with relic of St. Anthony at each Mass. Blessing of Lilies at Mass on Wednesday 13th June. All are Welcome. For further information telephone 01 2860980.

“Church as Forgiving Community: New Beginnings for the Church”. Dr Robert Enright, Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin, (featured speaker at the IEC 2012) will give a talk at St Teresa’s Carmelite Church, Clarendon Street, Dublin 2 on Thursday the 7th of June at 7.30pm.

Annual Pilgrimage to St Colmcille’s Well: The annual pilgrimage to St. Colmcille’s Well on Ballycullen Road will take place on Sunday, June 10th. There will be an Ecumenical Prayer Service at 3.00 pm around the theme of “Communion with Christ and with One Another” and the speaker will be Canon Patrick Comerford from Christ Church Cathedral. As usual there will be music, dancing and entertainment after the service. Those coming may like to bring a cushion, rug or folding chair.

Glasnevin Trust Cemetery Masses: In June and July across Ireland Cemetery Masses are celebrated, Glasnevin Trust Cemetery Mass dates are as follows: Palmerstown Cemetery - Sunday 10th June; Glasnevin Cemetery - Sunday 24th June; Dardistown Cemetery - Sunday 1st July; Newlands Cross Cemetery - Sunday 8th July. All masses start at 3.00pm. Due to the high volumes of people attending the Cemetery Masses it is better to arrive at least one hour before the mass, earlier for the elderly.

Monastic Weekends: 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: June 22nd-24th 2012; July 26-28th 2012; August 24-26th 2012; Sep 21st-23rd 2012; Oct 26-28th 2012; Nov 23-25 2012 If these weekends do not suit you are welcome to contact the community to see for another possible date. Phone 051 421076. Mt. Carmel Monastery, New Ross, Co. Wexford. email: carmelites@eircom.net

The Supper: The extraordinary 18′ quilt entitled The Supper, a representation of Leonardo Da Vinci’s painting of the Last Supper, will be held in the Galway Cathedral June 8th, 9th, 10th, 2012, in conjunction with the International Quilt Festival of Ireland. This quilt festival will take place across the street from the cathedral on the campus of NUIG. It will feature and exhibit over 280 quilts from around the world, making it the largest group of quilts ever to be assembled in one place in the history of Ireland. For more information call 091 449696 or visit the festival website at www.IQFOI.com

Experience the Spirit of St Kevin: Celebrate the Feast of St. Kevin with a day of Pilgrim Prayer on Saturday 2nd of June at 9.30am at Glendalough. For information and booking: Tel. 0404 45571. Email: failte@glendaloughhermitage.ie Website: www.glendaloughhermitage.ie . Further details and brochures are available on our website www.dublindiocese.ie

Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation: St John’s Gospel Choir will be performing on Saturday 16th June at 7.30 pm in St Kevin’s Church, Glencree. Tickets €20 to include a glass of wine afterwards in the Armoury Café. Booking essential. Please contact Miriam Murphy or Sue Paterson at 012829711. Email: sue.paterson@glencree.ie Web: www.glencree.ie

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