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Update from the Parish Pastoral Council for November 2012.

join the choirVolunteer Male singers required for DonnybrookParish Choir.

a century of memoriesMuckross Past Pupils' Union is 100 years old this year, and to celebrate this event a book called A Century of Memories: Dominican Convent Muckross Park Past Pupils Union (1912-2012) edited by Valerie Cox has been published.

logoThe 50th International Eucharistic Congress 2012 took place in Dublin from June 10th to 17th 2012 under the theme The Eucharist: Communion with Christ and with one another, with thousands of pilgrims participating each day, both from Ireland and from overseas.

Pilgrim WalkDubliners and visitors to the capital will be able to take part in a city centre “Camino” or Pilgrim Walk during the International Eucharistic Congress in June.

lourdes 03 sThe Dublin Diocese takes two pilgrimages to Lourdes each year. The pilgrimage on 7th - 12th September is one of the biggest events in the Diocese calendar and is lead by the Archbishop. About 2,000 pilgrims travel from all over the Diocese.

Thousands of years before the birth of Christ, people were in awe of all that this special season brings – new life, new growth, new hope In Ireland, our pagan ancestors celebrated the rites of spring, marking in particular the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox.

belgian bus crash massOn the evening of Thursday, 22nd March 2012, at the request of the Belgian Ambassador, H.E. Robert Devriese, a solemn Mass of Remembrance was offered in the Sacred Heart Church, Donnybrook.

Most of us will remember Fr. Julius Shibanda who worked as a curate in Donnybrook from September 2009 to August 2010.

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