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Baare Bule at Luuq Hospital, SomaliaA national Church collection will be held on the weekend of 22 July to fund life-saving aid for people currently affected by the devastating hunger crisis in East Africa. The money raised will go directly to Trócaire’s emergency response, which is helping to deliver food, water, healthcare and other life-saving aid to people affected.

Donnybrook Parish Financial Report June 2017 We sincerely thank all our resident parishioners and those who live outside the parish who have contributed so generously during the period to Parish Funds. These funds are used exclusively to cover day to day running costs of the parish and costs associated with the maintenance of the church and parish buildings.

The summary of the parish finances are for the eighteen month period ended 31st December 2016 is available for download here.

pathways imageThe Pathways Programme is geared towards those who wish to explore issues and questions of: faith; ministry; the Church today and the nature of belief, in an environment appropriate to Adult Learning and Adult Faith Development.

Current NewsletterThe current Newsletter is now available to donload here. An online archive of newsletter is also available here .

WMOF2018 Dublin IrelandAt least three thousand volunteers are needed to assist with the planning and organising of the ninth World Meeting of Families which Pope Francis asked Archbishop Diarmuid Martin to host in Dublin in 2018.  This six-day festival of faith will take place from 21 to 26 August next year with the theme: “The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World”. 

ExamGod of wisdom:  guide me as I choose questions and in the way I answer them.

God of peace:  keep me calm so that I will do the best that I can.

God of understanding:  help me put all of this into perspective.

I ask these prayers in the name of Jesus, friend of students.


World Communications Day 2017World Communications Day takes place this year on Sunday 28th May.The theme of this year’s message is “Fear not, for I am with you Communicating Hope and Trust in our Time

YouthEventsLife to the Full Book Club. Join other young adults (20’s & 30’s) each week to meditate, share and discuss life, faith, purpose & how to live life to the full.
Ewe Thina: We Walk God’s Way. Want to get fit? Embrace God in nature and build true friendships?
Catholic Young Adult Conference: The Tine Network is partnering with Net Ministries to host a conference on Catholic Youth Ministry in Ireland.
Matt Maher Concert:  The concert will take place in the evening 10th June from 7.30-10.00pm in St. Paul’s in Arran Quay, Dublin,

150 logoSUNDAY 4th June Celebrations at the Church of the Sacred Heart to close the 150th Year Events 10:30am FAMILY MASS 12:00noon MASS CELEBRATION WITH CHOIR Parish Community Fun Day in the Church grounds following the 12noon Mass Entertainment – Music Singers (Harmony Knights) Clown Face Painters, Tented/Gazebo Area and Refreshments!