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Photos of toysThe annual St Vincent de Paul Society Toy Mass will take place at the 10:30am Family Mass on Sunday 15th December. We would be delighted if you could bring a present with you to the Mass for a child in need this Christmas.

NM 2019Last week marked the 6th anniversary of the death of a man who tried to make our world a more equal and fair place, Nelson Mandela who once said ‘ Im not a saint, unless a saint is a sinner who keeps on trying’.

Donnybrook Advent2nd Sunday of Advent (8th Dec) @ 3.30pm: Advent service with Children's Choir, St Mary's School Choir,  readings by the children and carols by candlelight

Tuesday 10 December @ 7.30-8.30pm:  Adults' Advent reflection service with spiritual direction from Fr Gerard Ryan SJ and music by Deirdre Seaver  

3rd Sunday of Advent (15th Dec) : @ 10.30am Family Mass: SVDP Toy Appeal 
@ 5.30pm Mass: Sandymount Gospel Choir

faith 4045660 960 720Have you ever stopped to consider that: Every night we go to bed without any guarantee that we will wake up in the morning but we set our alarm clocks anyway to wake us up. That is hope.

appeal banner Xmas2017 2The Society Of St Vincent De Paul Annual Christmas collection "Christmas is not the same for everyone" will replace the SHARE collection at all Masses over the weekend of 7th/8th December, is of 'critical importance' as the organisation is experiencing a huge increase in calls for assistance.

CL 2019Do you find it a struggle to get your children to Mass on a Sunday?
Do all of your children have sporting or other commitments?
Do your children complain about Mass being boring?
Do you feel that you’ve lost your connection with God or that you’ve never really had one?

light up a lightOur Lady’s Hospice & Care Services - Light Up a Life has offered great solace and joy to so many people since it began in 1992. Last year, some 27,000 people were lovingly remembered through lights sponsored in their name that in turn helped our patients and families.

CompassionateThe great Irish poet Patrick Kavanagh encouraged us all to find the extraordinary in the banal and the everyday. One Friday afternoon I had an experience where an ordinary trip to the bank led to an extraordinary encounter that I’ll never forget.

Can lightNovember is Remembrance Month when we celebrate specific feasts around the theme of death: 
All Saints - 1st November
All Souls - 2nd November.

WRDSunday, 17 November marks ‘World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims’ a day when commemorations take place globally to remember those injured or killed in road traffic collisions. News Feed