Notices


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Parish pilgrimage to the Holy Land, October 2018

Holy Land 23-31 October 2018
Over thirty people have now signed up and paid deposits for the Parish
Pilgrimage to Holy Land this October, which will be led by Fr Joe.
Over these days of Lent, in preparation for Easter, many people make
the extra effort to read the scriptures, and pray the Stations of the
Cross.  In these different ways, people are trying to get to know Jesus
better, to follow him closer.  Would you like to walk in

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Parish Staff

Our parish employs four part-time staff members, each with their particular area of responsibility: Caroline Nolan is our Parish Administrator, and looks after the parish finances, buildings, and general administration; Cepta Lyons is our Parish Pastoral Assistant, and she organises the sacramental life of the parish and manages the sacristy; Jackie Hearne is our Pastoral Worker and Sacramental Co-coordinator, working on the organisation of the Communion and Confirmation programmes, the Family Mass, and other youth-related activity; Derek O’Reilly is our

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Daily Eucharistic Adoration

There are 26 hours of Adoration from which to choose, and pledge cards are available at the back of the Church; just fill in your contact details and put the card in the safe beside the Pieta Shrine. The schedule is available below, but times my be changed to facilitate Baptisms, Weddings, or Funerals. Thank you.

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50 Rathgar Road

 

Future of No 50 Rathgar Road

The Parish Finance Committee is an advisory committee assisting the Parish Priest in making decisions on all aspects of parish finances. One key function of the Parish Finance Committee is to ensure proper management and maintenance of Parish Property and it is in relation to that function that this information note has been prepared.

No 50 Rathgar Road was the designated residence of the parish priests of Rathgar Parish for a very

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Pope Francis’ words concluding Synod of Bishops on Family

 

Pope Francis delivered his closing address to the Synod of Bishops on the Family on Sunday 24 October saying: “Certainly, the Synod was not about settling all the issues having to do with the family, but rather attempting to see them in the light of the Gospel and the Church’s tradition and two-thousand-year history, bringing the joy of hope without falling into a facile repetition of what is obvious or has already been said. It was about urging everyone

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Pope Francis announces World Meeting of Families in Dublin

Note: Applications for Volunteers are now being sought by the organisers. See the Newsletter for further details:

 

Pope Francis has announced that the 9th World Meeting of Families will take place in 2018 in Dublin. Held every three years and sponsored by the Holy See’s Pontifical Council for the Family, the World Meeting of Families is the world’s largest Catholic gathering of families. It has been described as a celebration of family life and of the Catholic Church’s commitment

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Children in Church

Children are always welcome in our Church and the Liturgy at 10.30 am on Sunday is adapted to be accessible to our younger Parishioners.  We always want children to feel safe and secure here.  Should your child need to use the facilities which are located through the Sacristy near St. Patrick’s Hall we would ask you to accompany them there, this would be in accordance with our Child Protection guidelines.  Thank you

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