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WDR SmallWorld Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, Sunday 19 November 2017.
The Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, first held in 1993 in the United Kingdom and organised since then by non-governmental organizations in a number of countries, was created as a means to give recognition to victims of road traffic crashes and the plight of their loved ones who must cope with the emotional and practical consequences of these events.

Current NewsletterThe current Newsletter is now available to donload here. An online archive of newsletter is also available here .

WMS 2017On Sunday 15th October, the Holy Father invites all Catholics to contribute to a special collection. Every person in every parish in every country where the Church is present will be celebrating together and sharing what they have, no matter how little.

Finding Faith in IrelandSt. Paul’s Church will host an ecumenical study event on October 20th at 7.30pm in St Paul’s Church, Arran Quay, Smithfield, Dublin 7 on Finding Faith in Ireland.

UCD 5000 Steps Poster image 17Changing the conversation about mental health and wellbeing, one step at a time.
Mental Health Ireland is hosting our 5,000 Steps to Wellbeing Walk on Sunday 14th October at 2pm in the leafy surrounds of UCD.

Mission Month Pack CoverSince 1926, the Church has traditionally remembered its universal mission during the month of October. This year Mission Sunday will be celebrated globally on the 22nd October 2017. The theme is ‘Reach Out, Spread the Joy.’ Throughout the world the faithful will reflect on the universal call to Mission of all the baptised. They will be invited to contribute what they can to support the development and growth of young churches internationally. Mission Sunday is celebrated by every Church worldwide, including the poorest.

Day for LifeDay for Life is celebrated annually by the Catholic Church in Ireland, Scotland and England and Wales. It is a day dedicated to celebrating and upholding the dignity of human life from conception to natural death.

This year’s Day for Life will be celebrated in Ireland on Sunday 1 October and will focus on the theme: ‘Fostering a Culture that Protects Life and Respects Women’. 

Foundational Christian Leadership for Young Adults BadgeWe need a new generation of Young Adult Leaders to continue the mission of Jesus Christ. Are you… ... prepared to get “off your couch” and make a difference with your life? ... Be a leader. ...Be the difference in your world.

Sharing the Good News September 2017The current Sharing The Good News Monthly newsletter by the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference for dioceses and parishes is available for download here.