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Catholic Young Adults Conference 2017The Legion of Mary is once again hosting a Catholic Young Adults Conference (ages 18-40) in All Hallows College Dublin over the weekend of September 2-3.

The theme of the conference is 'Know Mary, Know Jesus' and the MC again this year is renowned Dominican preacher Fr John Harris. The conference will have a wide variety of speakers and workshops with over 200 young Catholics in attendance.

Dublin Diocesan PilgrimageEach year approximately 2,000 people, some from Donnybrook Parish, travel with the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes. The associate membership of the Lourdes Pilgrimage is a means for those of us who remain at home to join in the prayer of the pilgrimage and to contribute to the expenses associated with the participation of those who travel with the pilgrimage as sick pilgrims. On Sunday 3 rd September, here in this parish, you will be invited to become an associate member of the Lourdes Pilgrimage.

RDS libraryThe RDS Library Speaker Series provides a forum for discussion of current topics in the humanities and sciences with free public talks presented by national and international speakers. The RDS Library & Archives holds events throughout the year, including exhibitions and conferences, that aim to highlight aspects of the RDS Archival Collections and promote historical research.

2011 0930SEAFIELD0342Equipped with the many generous donations from Donnybrook parishioners Tony McDonald set off for Kenya on the evening of Monday 26th of June.

youth 2000Youth 2000 is a Catholic youth organisation that organises lively faith festivals, retreats, prayer groups and other events for young people aged 16-35 across the island of Ireland.

Peter McVerry TrustPeter McVerry Trust is a housing and homeless charity established in 1938 to tackle homelessness, drug misuse and social disadvantage. In 2016, Peter McVerry Trust worked with over 4,500 individuals across our many services including housing, homeless, drugs-treatment, under-18’s and prevention. Please support the church gate collection on Sunday 13th Aug 2017

National Novena at KnockThe National Novena to Our Lady of Knock offers nine days of reflection and prayer and a chance to reconnect with your faith in a sacred space.

The programme for this year includes a wonderful line-up of guest speakers and workshops to help enrich and enliven faith. The theme is ‘Living Life to the Full’ and as the title suggests, there will be a strong focus on appreciating the gift of life and finding beauty in the everyday.

WMOF2018 Dublin IrelandRegistration for the World Meeting of families in 2018 is now open.

Visit the  www.worldmeeting2018.ie/en/Tickets  to access information on the different type of tickets and registration available.

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.