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Dalkey/Mosney Migrant Project

At the meeting in relation to the Dalkey/Mosney Migrant Project, it was decided to arrange for a group of 55 adults and children from the Mosney Direct Provision Centre to visit Tuam Castle, have lunch in Supermacs and then visit the Hill of Tara on Saturday 9th June 2018. We are hoping that some parishioners from Dalkey will also make this trip in order to accompany the group from Mosney. See EVENTS

Visit of Pope Francis WMOF 2018

Pope Francis has now confirmed he will visit Dublin on August 25-26 for the World Meeting of Families.The two events at which Pope Francis has confirmed attendance are the Festival of Families on 25th August and the Final Mass on Sunday 26th August. Both of these events are free but ticketed– every adult and child in attendance will need a ticket to access the venues. Places are subject to availability. See EVENTS

https://www.worldmeeting2018.ie/en/Tickets/Tickets-Registration for WMOF 2018 events

Programme for Holy Week

Holy Thursday:

10.00 a.m. Morning Prayer

5.30 p.m Family Mass

7.30 p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper

Adoration at the Altar of Repose until 11.00 p.m.

Good Friday:

10.00 a.m. Morning Prayer

12.00 p.m. Stations of the Cross for children

3.00 p.m. Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion and Holy Communion

7.30 p.m. Stations of the Cross

9.00 p.m. Prayer around the Cross (Taizé)

A Day on Meditation

A day on Meditation will take place in Loreto Secondary School on Sat. 14th April 10.00am – 4.00pm with Dr Jo Newman. Booking is essential, through the Parish office – tel 012859418 or email – office@dalkeyparish.ie. Anyone who may be interested in the tradition of meditation or in joining the parish Meditation Group is invited to attend. A brief introduction to the practice of meditation will also be given. Teas/coffee will be provided but please bring a packed lunch.

Amoris – Let’s talk family, Let’s be family!

A series of ‘Parish Conversations’ in preparation for the World Meeting of Families in August 2018, will conclude in Our Lady’s Hall on Tuesday 20th March at 7.30 pm. All are encouraged to attend and begin to be part of this great event. The theme this week is A Gospel of Hope for our Families.

Moyross Church Gate Collection 10/11th March 2018

National standardised tests for Maths and English in 2012 indicated competency for children in Moyross to be relatively poor, but the same tests carried out in 2016 showed significant improvement partly due to after school activities, homework clubs and other projects and initiatives supported by fundraising such as the Church Gate collection in Dalkey. This year the collection will take place after all Masses on 10th & 11th March 2018.

Service of Prayer for Christian Unity

The Service of Prayer for Christian Unity will take place in St. Patrick’s Church on Tuesday 23rd January 2018 at 7.30 pm.

The speaker will be Fr Bob Whiteside, who will speak on the theme of World Meeting of Families.

All are welcome to attend.

Parish Pastoral Council 2018

The members of the Parish Pastoral Council for the next two years, starting in January 2018 are:

Michael Lane, (Chairman), Catherine Balance, (Secretary), Joe Collins, Jayne Courtney, Norman Dingle, Anthony Holmes, Elizabeth Holmes, Ruth Lambkin, Gerry O’Brien, Valerie O’Rourke, Olive Walsh, Peter Woods, Fr. Paddy Devitt, Fr. Declan Gallagher

We wish them every blessing on their work in the parish.

 

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