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LumenLogoSpirituality Course programme is now open for our Adult Education Certificate. 

This is a two-year, part-time evening programme in Spirituality run in partnership with Lumen in the Lumen Dominican Centre, Sion Hill, Blackrock. 

Faith For Life 2017Faith for Life is an Adult Faith Course designed to help you to discover more energising and empowering ways to live out your faith in the reality of today’s world: through relationships, family, home, workplaces and the events of daily life. It aims to help you to be more active, open, faithful, confident, trusting and willing to work for change.

Reek Sunday 2017The annual Reek Sunday pilgrimage takes place on the last Sunday in July on Ireland’s holy mountain Croagh Patrick in the Archdiocese of Tuam. This pilgrimage has been carried out uninterrupted for over 1500 years. Croagh Patrick has over 100,000 visitors annually with up to 20,000 making the pilgrimage on Reek Sunday weekend each year. This year’s pilgrimage will take place on Sunday 30 July. Parishioners from all over Ireland are invited to participate in the pilgrimage.

Donnybrook Parish Financial Report June 2017 We sincerely thank all our resident parishioners and those who live outside the parish who have contributed so generously during the period to Parish Funds. These funds are used exclusively to cover day to day running costs of the parish and costs associated with the maintenance of the church and parish buildings.

The summary of the parish finances are for the eighteen month period ended 31st December 2016 is available for download here.

pathways imageThe Pathways Programme is geared towards those who wish to explore issues and questions of: faith; ministry; the Church today and the nature of belief, in an environment appropriate to Adult Learning and Adult Faith Development.

WMOF2018 Dublin IrelandAt least three thousand volunteers are needed to assist with the planning and organising of the ninth World Meeting of Families which Pope Francis asked Archbishop Diarmuid Martin to host in Dublin in 2018.  This six-day festival of faith will take place from 21 to 26 August next year with the theme: “The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World”. 

ExamGod of wisdom:  guide me as I choose questions and in the way I answer them.

God of peace:  keep me calm so that I will do the best that I can.

God of understanding:  help me put all of this into perspective.

I ask these prayers in the name of Jesus, friend of students.

Amen.

World Communications Day 2017World Communications Day takes place this year on Sunday 28th May.The theme of this year’s message is “Fear not, for I am with you Communicating Hope and Trust in our Time

YouthEventsLife to the Full Book Club. Join other young adults (20’s & 30’s) each week to meditate, share and discuss life, faith, purpose & how to live life to the full.
Ewe Thina: We Walk God’s Way. Want to get fit? Embrace God in nature and build true friendships?
Catholic Young Adult Conference: The Tine Network is partnering with Net Ministries to host a conference on Catholic Youth Ministry in Ireland.
Matt Maher Concert:  The concert will take place in the evening 10th June from 7.30-10.00pm in St. Paul’s in Arran Quay, Dublin,

150 logoSUNDAY 4th June Celebrations at the Church of the Sacred Heart to close the 150th Year Events 10:30am FAMILY MASS 12:00noon MASS CELEBRATION WITH CHOIR Parish Community Fun Day in the Church grounds following the 12noon Mass Entertainment – Music Singers (Harmony Knights) Clown Face Painters, Tented/Gazebo Area and Refreshments!