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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.

pope francis happy smiling 300x200The third World Day of the Poor will be marked in the Universal Church on Sunday 17 November 2019.  It was established by Pope Francis in 2016 to celebrate the end of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy.

november 13th world kindness day earth globe cardWorld Kindness Day is a lovely day that's celebrated all around the world. It was introduced in 1998 and is observed in many countries. World Kindness Day is a day of acceptance, diversity, and love.

svuh dc frontThe Irish Cancer Society is looking for volunteers to assist in supporting and providing information to patients and families in their Dublin Daffodil Centre’s.

Just one ThingDo one thing is an initiative to help vulnerable people in our city. The aim is to gather teens & young adults across the diocese to come to St Paul’s Church, Arran Quay between 5.00 -9.00pm on Tuesday 26th November to help us pack bags and boxes for the variety of homeless people living in our city.

Prayer For The DayI think Autumn very definitely arrived today. The mornings are darker, there is a chill in the air, the leaves are beginning to fall, and we are starting to see just a bit more rain. 

Archdiocese Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults PolicyPlease see the new Safeguarding Vulnerable Adult policy published by our Service. This policy is binding on all Clergy, volunteers and staff who work with/ minister to vulnerable adults in your parish.
Archdiocese Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Policy 11.09.19 News Feed