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Piano 1With new development of parish centre, there is no room or need for this lovely Meyber Berlin piano – in tune and in good condition.

If interested please email: secretary@donnybrookparish.ie or telephone: 01 269 3926 ASAP

It will be offered on a first come first served basis, but must to be picked up by next Tuesday (23rd Oct) from the Parish Centre.

InOurHandsThis is an opportunity for a conversation on the pastoral future of our parish community – with time for reflection and a positive focus on how we can develop and grow.  When: 10th October 2018 at 7:30pm promptly in Old Wesley RFC, Donnybrook.

World Mental Health Day 10th October 201610 October marks World Mental Health Day around the world.  The theme is “Young people and mental health in a changing world.”

World Mental Health Day is a time to raise awareness of mental illness and to encourage us to mind our minds, and to look out for those around us.

child protectionSunday, 23rd September 2018 - The Representative in this parish, Roddy Stafford, with Mgr Lorcan O’Brien and the Parish Pastoral Council ensure that diocesan safeguarding policies and practices are followed in this parish. Safeguarding is all the things we do to ensure that children and vulnerable adults are protected from harm. We were trained for this role we have access to advice and support from the diocesan Child Safeguarding and Protection Service.

school bags 2To mark the start of the school year we had a blessing of school bags at the family mass on Sunday 16th September.  We asked for God’s blessing on all our schools, our students, our teachers and other staff members as they prepare to begin a new school year.

crosscare logoThe annual collection for the Community and Homeless Services of ‘Crosscare’ – the Social Support Agency of the Archdiocese of Dublin -  will take place at all Masses this weekend, 15th and 16th September. It will replace the usual SHARE collection at the Offertory of the Mass

VC logoViatores Christi offers an excellent training programme called Venture, delivered twice a year which aims to prepare prospective development workers, missionaries or volunteers for working and living in a developing country. The next training programme start on 22nd September 2018.

lumenop logoThe Adult Education Certificate in Spirituality is a two-year part-time evening programme run by Lumen · Dominican Centre, Sion Hill Campus, Blackrock. The programme takes place on Thursday evenings from 7.00–9.30pm and there are six Saturday workshops each year from 10.00am–4.00pm. Students complete fifteen modules each year which deal with key issues in spiritual development. The programme involves a combination of teaching by experienced lecturers, group discussion and the use of journaling. This combination assists participants to integrate course material into their experience. There is no end of year or final exam.

Social Justice in St Pauls Arran Quay logoYCW and SMA invite young adults (18-35 years) to ‘Building a Just Society’, an Autumn 2018 series of social justice events in St Paul’s, Arran Quay.