Posts from September 2018

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Coffee Morning for Our Lady’s Hospice

by Donal Bergin

A word of thanks to Phyllis Masterson, Tina Mills and team for organising the Coffee Morning for Our Lady’s Hospice on Friday 25th September 2018.  A word of thanks as well to all who participated and contributed.  An impressive total of €500 was raised for Our Lady’s Hospice.

Dublin Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage

by Donal Bergin

The parish has received a letter from the pilgrimage director of the Dublin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. He thanks Jean McDonald and Geraldine Conlon for their commitment to promoting the pilgrimage and all the parishioners for their generous contribution: €860 in total.  178 sick pilgrims from all over the Dublin diocese were brought to Lourdes.  These […]

Safeguarding – Parish Training

by Donal Bergin

A word of thanks to all volunteers who attended one of the safeguarding training session in our parish on Tuesday 18th and Thursday 20th of September. We hope that it was beneficial, informative and helpful in your important role as parish volunteers.

Safeguarding Sunday

by Donal Bergin

The weekend of Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September is designated especially for prayer and awareness of the importance of safeguarding and protection measures for children and vulnerable adults in the Dublin Archdiocese and in our parish.  A letter from Archbishop Martin will be read out at all Masses this weekend.

Donations for Flowers

by Donal Bergin

Thank you to everyone who contributed recently towards the cost of flowers in the collection box at the back of the church.  A total of €201.85 was revealed when the seal was broken on the tin.  Thank you so much for your generosity.

Crosscare Collection

by Donal Bergin

Thank you for your generous contribution to the annual collection for Crosscare’s Community & Homeless Services which was taken up at all the Masses on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September.  A total of €850 was raised.  Your generous support for this cause is much appreciated. The display at the back of the Church gives information about the work […]

Parish BBQ

by Donal Bergin

We thank everyone who helped to make our annual Parish BBQ on Sunday 9th September into a great success.  We especially thank our BBQ chef Mikey and the 35th Donore Scout Troop.  Please click here to see photos of the Parish BBQ.

Season of Creation

by Donal Bergin

The Season of Creation has a special significance for the Catholic Church since Pope Francis established 1st September as an annual “World Day of Prayer for the care of Creation”.  The Season of Creation is celebrated throughout the Christian world from 1st September to 4th October, the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi.  It is a time […]

Croí Nua Programme

by Donal Bergin

Thursday 6th September was the last meeting for the Croí Nua Programme.  A group of 10 people participated in this adult faith development programme based on Celtic writings, reflections, prayers and discussions. The Parish Team is exploring possibilities to offer further opportunities for adult faith development in the parish.  More information to follow.  

St. Paul’s Club

by Donal Bergin

St. Paul’s Club is a club for senior citizens in the area.  They meet every Wednesday afternoon in Donore Cmmunity & Youth Centre and organise different outings and events for their members.  New members are welcome.