Weekly Bulletin- 3rd July 2022

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OUR HOPES FOR A SUSTAINABLE  FUTURE

Wednesday 6th July at 7 pm

Come to a gathering in the garden to talk about our hopes as Christians for a sustainable future. Input from visiting theologian Hannah Malcolm and a tour of the polytunnel!

RSVP Fr. Nial Leahy SJ – 01 83634/ sfx@jesuit.ie

BLESSED JOHN SULLIVAN SJ MONTHLY MASS

Blessing of the sick and thanksgiving for his life on Saturday 16th July at 1 pm.

31ST JULY- FEAST OF ST. IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA

31st July, Feast of St. Ignatius Loyola

On Sunday 31st July we celebrate the feast day of St Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of The Jesuits. A special mass will be celebrated on this day at Gardiner Street Church. 

GARDINER STREET PARISH SEEKING TO APPOINT A PARISH MANAGER

We are seeking to employ a dynamic person with a passion for parish life who can take on many of the organisational and administrative responsibilities that typically fall to the Parish Priest. They will manage daily operations, develop and manage the parish’s communications, be responsible for organising and running events, and be a key person of contact for priests, staff and volunteers. There may also be some scope for pastoral work.

For a full job description and details of how to apply click below or ask at reception.

Parish Manager Job description

SUMMER ARRANGEMENTS

SUMMER MASS SCHEDULE

Please note a change in Sunday Mass times in August 2022.
There will be no 12.30 am Mass on Sundays 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th August.

PARISH OFFICE OPENING HOURS

From Tuesday 2nd to Monday 15th of August, the Parish Office will be open only Monday to Friday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

THE CONTEMPLATIVE PRAYER GROUP ARE TAKING THEIR SUMMER BREAK FOR JULY AND AUGUST

Thank you to all who have been attending on Saturday mornings.  It’s been a wonderful experience of prayer and friendship, and we look forward to returning on the first Saturday of September.

COLLECTIONS

Last week Collection:

Church € 426

Share  € 182

All contributions are gratefully accepted, and the donors are remembered in our prayers.

Two Card readers are available at the back of the Church. One for donations to the Restoration fund and one for donations to the Parish.

DÚN LAOGHAIRE ORGAN CONCERTS

The Dún Laoghaire Summer Organ Concerts have returned at St Michael’s Church. Sundays at 8 pm

3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 July

7, 14, 21 & 28 August

4 & 11 September

MATT TALBOT MASS

The next Matt Talbot Freedom from Addiction Mass takes place next Monday, July 4, at 7:30pm in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Seán McDermott Street. We welcome you to join us at this Mass to pray for all those battling addiction, their families and all those affected by addiction. We pray specifically at this Mass for all those enrolled in the Matt Talbot Prayer Society. If you wish to enrol somebody in the Matt Talbot Prayer Society please email vita@matttalbotprayersociety.com.

PHILOSOPHY OF EDITH STEIN READING GROUP LECTURE

The annual public lecture of the Philosophy of Edith Stein Reading Group will be presented by Dr Timothy Burns. Dr Burns will speak on the topic ‘Why We Need Empathy’, with specific reference to the writings of Edith Stein. This meeting will take place on Sunday, July 24, at 3pm in the Edith Stein Room, St Teresa’s Priory, St Teresa’s Carmelite Church, Clarendon Street, Dublin 2.

Free admission. For more information contact 087 1384367 or 0872206092.

AWARE – SUPPORT & SELF CARE GROUPS

If you, or those with whom you work wish to connect with people in relation to your mental wellbeing, please consider using the Phone in and Zoom Support & Self Care Groups, the Support Line or Support Mail, now and throughout the holiday season. For more information about thegroups https://www.aware.ie/support/support-groups/ and all of our services on www.aware.ie/

If you would like to volunteer with Aware, please see their website for moreinformation: https://www.aware.ie/get-involved/volunteering/.

PATHWAYS: EXPLORING FAITH AND MINISTRY

Application is now open for the next intake of participants for Pathways. The programme, run by the Dublin Archdiocese, begins this year on Thursday, September 29, in DCU St Patrick’s Campus. Places are limited so early application is advisable

Pathways is a two-year, one evening a week course, for adults of all ages who wish to explore their faith. It runs from late September to May each year, with breaks for Christmas, Easter and mid-terms. There are no exams and no written work. The only requirement is an openness to listening to others and to participate. The cost is €400 per year which may be paid in instalments throughout the year.

For more information visit www.missionministry.ie or contact Pathways director Eileen Houlahan, CHF, PhD, at 01 8087594 or pathways@dublindiocese.ie.