Posts from May 2020

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Pastoral Parcel 5

by Donal Bergin

The Parish Team has prepared and distributed to parishioners Pastoral Parcel 5, our fifth issue since the Covid 19 restrictions on public gatherings came into place.  If you know someone who also would like to receive it, please pass on the details to the Parish Team and we will deliver it!  Thank you for your feedback […]

Answers to Quiz in Pastoral Parcel 4

by Donal Bergin

The answers to the Quiz in Pastoral Parcel 4 are as follows:- Q.1 How many people in all can you find on our Stations of the Cross? 35 – 55 – 75? A.1 75 people on the Stations of the Cross Q.2 How many persons can sit comfortably in the pews? 212 – 313 – 414? […]

Press Reaction to the Rainbows for Railings Initiative

by Donal Bergin

The parish’s  #RainbowsforRailings initiative was featured in both the Irish Catholic and the Irish Mirror newspapers in recent weeks.  Please see below for details:- Irish Catholic issue dated Thursday 14th May 2020:- The Irish  Mirror newspaper dated Thursday 7th May 2020:-

Marian Shrines in St. Teresa’s Parish

by Donal Bergin

May is the month of Mary.  During this month, we will have a tour of the Marian Shrines in St. Teresa’s Parish. 13th May is the feast of Our Lady of Fatima.  We begin our tour by focusing on the Shrine to Our Lady of Fatima in Maryland, built in 1956.  The theme of Our […]

Fourth Pastoral Parcel

by Donal Bergin

Thank you for your feedback on previous Pastoral Parcels!  The fourth parcel has now issued and contains: information, reflection, prayer, quiz, and experiences of fellow parishioners in this challenging time… If you know someone who also would like to receive it, please pass it on to the Parish Team who will deliver it!  Thank you. […]

Answers to ‘Quiz on Street Names in our Parish’ In Pastoral Parcel 3

by Donal Bergin

Q.1 Who is Mhaigréad Ní Chinnéide?  What does this person have to do with our parish? A.1 Margaret Kennedy, local woman, took part in the Easter Rising. Q.2 Petrie Road, O’Donovan Road, O’Curry Road are named after three men who are famous for a common project in Ireland.  Which one? A.2 Petrie, O’Curry and O’Donovan […]

Pastoral Parcel 4

by Donal Bergin

GREETINGS FROM THE PARISH TEAM The Parish Team has prepared and distributed to parishioners our fourth Pastoral Parcel since the Covid 19 restrictions on public gatherings came into place. Is it your first Pastoral Parcel?  As we have no official register of parishioners, we can only reach people for whom we have an address.  We […]

In Memory of Lives Lost to COVID-19

by Donal Bergin

On Friday 1st May, the parish was given the gift of this beautiful, artistic creation from one of our parishioners.  It is a stunning piece which incorporates the rainbow theme of Hope and reminds us of all those whom we as a community, and also as a nation, have lost to the virus. Every day […]