Church of St. Laurence O'Toole, Kilmacud

World Mission Sunday, 20th October

Next Sunday our parish will celebrate World Mission Sunday. It’s a way, chosen by Pope Francis, that gives support to those suffering within our Church family. On the 20th, every single parish worldwide will give what they can. It will

Retreat, St Benildus Pastoral Centre, Upper Kilmacud Road

Saturday 12th October 11am – 5pm St Benildus Pastoral Centre, Upper Kilmacud Road Bring packed lunch, tea/coffee available. All welcome. This annual retreat is organised by the Legion of Mary

BLESSING OF PETS, Sunday October 6th

Celebrating St Francis of Assisi and the Season of Creation Sunday 6th October 3pm Outside Holy Cross Church, Dundrum All Welcome

Celebration Mass in honour of St Thérèse, October 1st at 5pm

On Tuesday 1st October at 5pm in Carmelite Monastery of St Joseph Blessing of roses will take place after Mass and also after morning Mass on Tuesday 1st October (Feast of St Therese) at 7.30am. Celebrant: Fr Joe Birmingham OCD

Useful or useless? John Henry Newman’s vision of liberal education today, October 9th

Guest Speaker: Professor Iaan Ker, Oxford University Panel: Dr Daire Keogh (Deputy Predsident, DCU) Dr Kathleen Lynch (Emeritus Professor, UCD Jeanne Sierwiersku (UCD SU President) October 9th, 7PM George Moore Auditorium, UCD All welcome UCD Chaplaincy

Christian Leadership Programme, Christus Vivit

Pope Francis in his Exhortation “Christus vivit” reminds us that young people are the “now” of the Church and that young adults require “programmes of formation and continued development of young leaders.” Christus Vivit 245 Participants are being sought for

Interfaith Blessing for Exams

Watch and Pray, Holy Thursday Night, until midnight

Lenten Reflection, Mount Merrion Parish Centre

Join Sr Maria Corr in Mount Merrion Parish for reflection each week during Lent. This will be a lectio style exploration of Gospel Reading, Meditation, Prayer, and Contemplation. These happen on Thursday mornings in the parish office from 11am –

Emmanuel 2019 at the Helix

70 Second Level Schools from all over the Archdiocese will participate in the renowned Emmanuel concert series this year, where hundreds of teenagers take part in a live concert in the Helix over four nights.

Sandyford Parish Film Night, PAUL, APOSTLE OF CHRIST

A screening of a Movie that has Faith at its Heart. Each month Parishioners are invited to enjoy a movie that has a faith message and spiritual resonance for our daily lives. This month’s film is: PAUL, APOSTLE OF CHRIST

Laudate Festival

Over 5O primary schools are gearing up for the 3rd Laudate Festival of Liturgical Music will take place during Catholic Schools week. The Festival Nights this year are: Monday 28th January @ 7pm St Pius X, Templogue Tuesday 29th January

Kilmacud Parish Choirs for Chirstmas Carols, Sunday 16th

You are warmly invited to join the Kilmacud Parish Choirs for Chirstmas Carols on Sunday 16th December at 4:00pm in the Church of St Laurence O’Toole, Kilmacud.

Annual New Toys Collection Appeal

Our annual New Toys Collection appeal will take place next weekend 8th & 9th December. Please bring the gift unwrapped. Gift Vouchers also welcome.

Crosscare Annual Parish Food Appeal

Archbishop Martin is once again seeking support for a Parish Food Appeal next weekend December 1st to support the work of the Crosscare Foodbanks. The generosity of parishioners in last year’s food appeal meant that 10,000 emergency hampers were distributed

Parish Lotto winner

Parish Lotto Jackpot is €5,000 One winner won €10,000 last week. Seller of winning jackpot ticket – Dick Courtney Winning numbers were: November 10th First Jackpot:10,18,28,30 Second Jackpot 2,11,12,15

Question 5: What role can lay people play in providing leadership in our parish?

Question 4: What role can lay people play in providing leadership in our parish and supporting our priests in their mission? Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has asked all parishes to reflect on how we can renew faith in Jesus Christ. Responses can

Question 4: As young people, what would attract you to become more involved?

Question 4: Young people have many talents to share and much to give to our community. What activities would attract you to become more involved in our parish? Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has asked all parishes to reflect on how we can

Question 3: What can we do to support parents sharing the faith with the next generation…

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has asked all parishes to reflect on how we can renew faith in Jesus Christ.   Question 3: What can we do to support parents sharing the faith with the next generation? What opportunities can we give our community

Question 2, renew our parish faith in Jesus Christ & pass it on to our young people.

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has asked all parishes to reflect on how we can renew faith in Jesus Christ.   Question 2: How can we be a more living parish that is attractive for our young people?