Weekly Bulletin May 27th 2018

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Annual BBQ

Our Annual Parish BBQ for volunteers and parishioners on this Sunday 27th May in the Gardiner Street Garden.

Begins at 3pm.  All welcome … especially if you bring a salad or dessert or something to drink!




Begins this Thursday May 31st and continues to Friday June 8th.  Dates for your diary!

  • Weekdays 11am and 7.30
  • Saturday 11 am and 6pm
  • Sunday 11 am

Our preacher is Fr. Isaac Kiyaka SJ, a Jesuit from Eastern Africa who has been Novice Director and Director of Jesuit Refugee Services.  He brings a wealth of African Wisdom in the Ignatian tradition.

Family Mass

Our Monthly Family Mass will be Celebrated next Sunday at 12.30pm.

Charismatic prayer group

every Monday night from 7.45pm to 9.15pm. Come and join us for prayer and praise and share scripture.

Last week’s Collections

Church €696, Share €384 Thank you.  The Blue Bag is for the Church Collection (St Francis Xavier’sGardiner Street)

A gathering in preparation for the World Meeting of Families at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, 19-20 June 2018. Keynote Speakers: Prof. Julie Hanlon Rubio (St Louis University, 

Missouri) & Prof. Martin M. Lintner (Philosophisch-Theologische Hochschule Brixen).


  • ‘Living the Gospel of the Family’ (Bairbre Cahill, writer and facilitator)
  • ‘Real Families, Real Issues, Real Responses’ (Mary Johnston, ACCORD)
  • ‘Families: a Global Perspective’ (Colm Hogan, Trócaire)
  • ‘Conscience and Moral Discernment’ (Martin Lintner)

Discussion facilitated by Anne Codd.  Registration fee €15 (including lunch & teas/coffees).

Tickets available on Eventbrite www.eventbrite.ie

GDPR DATA PROTECTION at Gardiner Street: A new European Data Protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), is being introduced on 25 May 2018.  This new law applies to any organisation, including our parish that manages and processes people’s personal information.  We are now working on ways of ensuring that what we do with your information is compliant with this new law.  It is a work in progress and over the next few months we will keep you informed through the parish website and in the newsletter as policies are put in place.  If you have any questions about this please do not hesitate to contact the parish office at the front desk up the steps to the left of the church. 

Quick Note For detailed information on how we use your data and your rights under the General Data Protection Regulations please see the DATA PRIVACY NOTICE on the parish noticeboard in the Pope Francis Corridor and on the Website www.gardinerstparish.ie

Thank you. Fr. Gerry Clarke PP