Weekly Bulletin- 16th May 2021

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Launching of the Ignatian Year


On Thursday 20th May at 7.30 pm, our Provincial, Fr. Leonard Moloney SJ, will launch the Ignatian year at a Mass celebrated by Archbishop Dermot Farrell at Gardiner Street Church. Only a small congregation will be permitted under the current restrictions but please join us via our website (www.gardinerstparish.ie)

Live Prayer broadcast

On Sunday 23rd May at 7 pm, Fr. Arturo Sosa will lead a live prayer broadcast, in which people from all the Jesuit Conferences will be participating. Join the prayer by visiting this website; ignatius500.global/live

Novena of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

“For where your treasure is,

your heat will be also.”

Mt. 6, 21

This year the traditional Novena of the Sacred Heart begins on Thursday 3rd of June. There will be two daily Masses (11.00 am and 7.30 pm).

The Novena will focus on three moments in the conversion of St. Ignatius: Pamplona Devastation, Loyola Recuperation and Manresa Reorientation. Our preachers this year will be : Sr. Aileen Murphy RLR, Fr. Gerry Clarke SJ, and Ms. Carol Barry

Under current restrictions, we can only accommodate a limited number of people in the Church so booking a place will be necessary for attending the Masses. All the masses will be live streamed. 

Bookings open as follows:

  • From Monday 24th May at 12.30 pm. for the first three days of the Novena (3rd, 4th and 5th June)
  • From Friday 29th May at 12.20 pm  for the second three days  of the Novena (6th,7th and 8th June)
  • From Tuesday 1st June: Bookings for the last three days of the Novena (9th, 10th and 11th June)

Please Book online through our website (www.gardinerstparish.ie) or visit the Parish Office (Opening hours Mond-Fri 9.30- 5.00. Sat & Sun 10.00-2.00 

St. Ignatius: a Convert’s Story

Messenger publications have brought out a beautiful resource for personal reading and for spreading the word by Patrick Corkery SJ entitled. The book is available in the Church’s shop.

Ecumenical Bible Week 2021

Ecumenical Bible Week 2021 is an exciting and successful venture which is now in its eight year and will run from Pentecost Sunday (23rd May) to Trinity Sunday (30th May) 2021. Ecumenical Bible Week (EBW) is led by the Archdiocese of Dublin and the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough in collaboration with many other Christian traditions ranging from the Evangelical Alliance to Lutherans, Methodists, Presbyterians and support from the National Bible Society and Scripture Union.  The overall theme this year is “Unlocking Faith Today: Responding to New Realities”. This year EBW will have an opening and closing prayer event organised by Holy Trinity Rathmines on Monday 24th and St Finian’s Lutheran Church on Sunday 30th respectively. To Register visit  – www.bibleweek.ie