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Diocesan Safeguarding DayI wish to take this opportunity to address you on this vital matter and to thank you for all of the work you have been doing to make the Church in Dublin a safer place for children and for vulnerable adults. Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin

project edwardOn Wednesday 19th September, An Garda Síochána and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) will proudly support the third “European Day Without A Road Death” (Project EDWARD)
On average 70 people are killed each day on Europe’s roads and although 2017 was the lowest number of road fatalities ever recorded in Ireland, none of us can afford to be complacent about road safety.

Dublin Diocesan Pilgrimage to LourdesThe final full day of the pilgrimage began with glorious sunshine tinged with a bittersweet feeling in the air. While we consider how lovely it will be to see our families on our return and inform them of our experience over the last five days, the impact of this journey has created a feeling that we will be leaving a new family behind.

Culture NightLooking back at Clonliffe College
This year, the Liturgical Resource Centre and Archives present a window into Conliffe College as the vibrant society of clerical life it was for 160 years. 
Encounter on Culture Night.
Join other young adults (20’s & 30’s only) for a very special Encounter for Culture Night on Friday September 20th at 8 pm in St Paul’s Arran Quay.

school bags 2To mark the start of the school year we had a blessing of school bags at the family mass on Sunday 22nd September.  We asked for God’s blessing on all our schools, our students, our teachers and other staff members as they prepare to begin a new school year.

PASTORAL CARE OF THE SICKThis is a short introduction to the Pastoral Group that visits the elderly and the housebound in their homes, nursing homes and hospitals in the Donnybrook area and who take the Eucharist to them if they request it. The team perform this Ministry on behalf of the Parish of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook.

hands sopThe School of Prayer will be held again this year, starting from September 2019 until May 2020 at the Avila Carmelite Centre, Bloomfield Avenue.
The School of Prayer is intended for those who realise the importance of prayer in their lives and are seeking a deeper relationship with God and support and encouragement in their search.

Sixth-year students at Muckross Park College on their last day of school alongside nuns from the Dominican conventSome 120 years after they established one of the best known girls’ schools in the capital, the last remaining Dominican nuns have left the Muckross Park campus in Dublin 4. For staff and past pupils, there has been sadness at the departure of the nuns and the closure of the convent building in Donnybrook. But there have also been glowing tributes to the legacy of “pioneers” and “trailblazers” who quietly pushed the boundaries of education for young women of the time.

Gospels of St Matthew Lecture Series smallBooterstown Pashish are holding an Autumn Lecture Series continues with a morning series on ‘The Gospel of St Matthew’. Commencing on Monday 30th September 11am – 12.30pm and run over 4 consecutive Mondays, finishing on 21st October.

Dublin Diocesan PilgrimageOn Sunday 25th August, here in this parish, you will be invited to become an associate member of the Dublin Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage. Anyone in the parish who is ill and wishes to travel with the sick on the Diocesan Pilgrimage or anyone who wishes to nominate someone who is sick, should contact the Parish Office. News Feed