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Culture NightLooking back at Clonliffe College
This year, the Liturgical Resource Centre and Archives present a window into Conliffe College as the vibrant society of clerical life it was for 160 years. 
Encounter on Culture Night.
Join other young adults (20’s & 30’s only) for a very special Encounter for Culture Night on Friday September 20th at 8 pm in St Paul’s Arran Quay.

school bags 2To mark the start of the school year we had a blessing of school bags at the family mass on Sunday 22nd September.  We asked for God’s blessing on all our schools, our students, our teachers and other staff members as they prepare to begin a new school year.

Church NoticesThe latest Sunday Mass notices are now available for download here

The notice sheets are provided in a PDF file format, which is viewable on most devices. Download Adobe Reader for free here.

An archive of Sunday Mass notices is available here

PASTORAL CARE OF THE SICKThis is a short introduction to the Pastoral Group that visits the elderly and the housebound in their homes, nursing homes and hospitals in the Donnybrook area and who take the Eucharist to them if they request it. The team perform this Ministry on behalf of the Parish of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook.

hands sopThe School of Prayer will be held again this year, starting from September 2019 until May 2020 at the Avila Carmelite Centre, Bloomfield Avenue.
The School of Prayer is intended for those who realise the importance of prayer in their lives and are seeking a deeper relationship with God and support and encouragement in their search.

Sixth-year students at Muckross Park College on their last day of school alongside nuns from the Dominican conventSome 120 years after they established one of the best known girls’ schools in the capital, the last remaining Dominican nuns have left the Muckross Park campus in Dublin 4. For staff and past pupils, there has been sadness at the departure of the nuns and the closure of the convent building in Donnybrook. But there have also been glowing tributes to the legacy of “pioneers” and “trailblazers” who quietly pushed the boundaries of education for young women of the time.

Gospels of St Matthew Lecture Series smallBooterstown Pashish are holding an Autumn Lecture Series continues with a morning series on ‘The Gospel of St Matthew’. Commencing on Monday 30th September 11am – 12.30pm and run over 4 consecutive Mondays, finishing on 21st October.

Dublin Diocesan PilgrimageOn Sunday 25th August, here in this parish, you will be invited to become an associate member of the Dublin Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage. Anyone in the parish who is ill and wishes to travel with the sick on the Diocesan Pilgrimage or anyone who wishes to nominate someone who is sick, should contact the Parish Office.

Report on Parish Finances 2018We sincerely thank you all who have contributed so generously during the year to our parish funds. These funds are used exlcusively to cover day to day running costs of the parish and costs associated with the maintenance of our church and Parish Buildings.
The summary of the parish finances are for the year ended 31st December 2018 is available for download here.

TheLordsPrayerThe bishop of Rome has triggered a useful discussion of the Lord's Prayer. In particular, the translation of "do not lead us into temptation" has been contested. Perhaps this much might help. 

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