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UCD 5000 Steps Poster image 17Changing the conversation about mental health and wellbeing, one step at a time.
Mental Health Ireland is hosting our 5,000 Steps to Wellbeing Walk on Sunday 14th October at 2pm in the leafy surrounds of UCD.

Mission Month Pack CoverSince 1926, the Church has traditionally remembered its universal mission during the month of October. This year Mission Sunday will be celebrated globally on the 22nd October 2017. The theme is ‘Reach Out, Spread the Joy.’ Throughout the world the faithful will reflect on the universal call to Mission of all the baptised. They will be invited to contribute what they can to support the development and growth of young churches internationally. Mission Sunday is celebrated by every Church worldwide, including the poorest.

Day for LifeDay for Life is celebrated annually by the Catholic Church in Ireland, Scotland and England and Wales. It is a day dedicated to celebrating and upholding the dignity of human life from conception to natural death.

This year’s Day for Life will be celebrated in Ireland on Sunday 1 October and will focus on the theme: ‘Fostering a Culture that Protects Life and Respects Women’. 

Foundational Christian Leadership for Young Adults BadgeWe need a new generation of Young Adult Leaders to continue the mission of Jesus Christ. Are you… ... prepared to get “off your couch” and make a difference with your life? ... Be a leader. ...Be the difference in your world.

Sharing the Good News September 2017The current Sharing The Good News Monthly newsletter by the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference for dioceses and parishes is available for download here.

Catholic Young Adults Conference 2017The Legion of Mary is once again hosting a Catholic Young Adults Conference (ages 18-40) in All Hallows College Dublin over the weekend of September 2-3.

The theme of the conference is 'Know Mary, Know Jesus' and the MC again this year is renowned Dominican preacher Fr John Harris. The conference will have a wide variety of speakers and workshops with over 200 young Catholics in attendance.

RDS libraryThe RDS Library Speaker Series provides a forum for discussion of current topics in the humanities and sciences with free public talks presented by national and international speakers. The RDS Library & Archives holds events throughout the year, including exhibitions and conferences, that aim to highlight aspects of the RDS Archival Collections and promote historical research.

2011 0930SEAFIELD0342Equipped with the many generous donations from Donnybrook parishioners Tony McDonald set off for Kenya on the evening of Monday 26th of June.

youth 2000Youth 2000 is a Catholic youth organisation that organises lively faith festivals, retreats, prayer groups and other events for young people aged 16-35 across the island of Ireland.

Peter McVerry TrustPeter McVerry Trust is a housing and homeless charity established in 1938 to tackle homelessness, drug misuse and social disadvantage. In 2016, Peter McVerry Trust worked with over 4,500 individuals across our many services including housing, homeless, drugs-treatment, under-18’s and prevention. Please support the church gate collection on Sunday 13th Aug 2017 News Feed