Posts from November 2019

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Sabbatical 2020

by Donal Bergin

On 5th November,  the Marist Provincial, Fr. Martin McAnaney, wrote to the Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, stating that he and his Provincial Council have offered Fr. Edwin McCallion PP of St. Brendan’s Parish, Coolock and formally PP of Donore Avenue Parish, an opportunity of a period of renewal, both Marist and personal.  It will […]

Changing of Seasons

by Donal Bergin

The season of Advent begins on Saturday 30th November and Sunday 1st December as is marked by the arrival of the Jesse Tree and the Advent Candle Wreath in the church.  The coming of Advent heralds our preparations for the birth of Christ. The special month of remembrance of all our deceased relatives, friends and […]

Advent Evening Masses

by Donal Bergin

During the weekdays of Advent, mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.   However, there will be NO evening mass on Tuesday 10th December (Advent Penitential Service) and Tuesday 17th December (Parish Advent Carol Service).

St. Teresa’s Travelling Nativity

by Donal Bergin

A big thank you to everyone who has signed up to receive the images of the Holy Family into their homes during this Advent season.  Joseph and Mary will begin their journey on Sunday 1st December at the 11 a.m. Mass where they will be entrusted to the first family that will welcome them. The […]

Christmas Cards

by Donal Bergin

Marist Christmas Cards are available after all masses.  All proceeds go to the places of Marist mission around the world.  The cards cost the same as last year, €3 for a pack of five cards.  Each packet contains the same five different cards.  A novena of masses are offered after Christmas for the intentions of […]

Society of St. Vincent de Paul Annual Christmas Collection

by Donal Bergin

The Annual Christmas Collection towards the services of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul will take place at all masses on the weekend of Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th December.  This annual Christmas collection is vital for enabling the Society of St Vincent de Paul to maintain and expand their programmes of assistance to those in need throughout […]

Patricians’ Discussion Group Meeting

by Donal Bergin

The next meeting of the Patricians’ Discussion Group will take place on Wednesday 4th December at 8 p.m. in the parish house.  The topic is: ‘The Meaning of Christmas’.

Dates for the Diary

by Donal Bergin

Tuesday 3rd December at 6.00 p.m.: Next Parish Liturgy Committee Meeting. Wednesday 4th December at 8.00 p.m.: Next Patricians Discussion Meeting. Monday 9th December at 8.00 p.m.: Next Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) Meeting. Tuesday 10th December at 7.30 p.m.: Advent Penitential Service. Tuesday 17th December at 7.00 p.m.: Advent Carol Service with the Scoil Treasa Naofa School Choir. […]