Saturday, July 31, 2010

Some of the Latest News of Our Parish

seeing your life through the lens of the gospels

Luke 12:13-21
1 ‘One’s life does not consist in the abundance of possessions’, said Jesus. What have you found by experience to be more important in life than possessions? What brought this home to you?
2 ‘Be on your guard against all kinds of greed.’ Perhaps you have seen how greed can lead to trouble in public life, in family life and in the personal life of individuals. What has helped you to guard against greed? What benefits have you experienced when you were less greedy?
3 The message of the parable could be summed up in saying ‘If you want to give God a laugh, tell him your plans.’ Life takes many twists and turns we do not anticipate. When have you found that you have had to change your plans because of unexpected circumstances? What has helped you to be flexible and resourceful at such times? John Byrne OSA (Intercom)

National Novena in honour of Our Lady of Knock
14– 22 August
Full Details are on the Notice Board
Also see http://www.knock-shrine.ie/novena

The National Grandparents Pilgrimage will take place at Our Lady's Shrine in Knock on Sunday, 12th September. All are welcome to attend.  Transport arranged by Barton Transport 01 628 6338 for Dublin/Kildare area.  See http://www.catholicgrandparentsassociation.com/ for full details.

Conference to Celebrate the Year of Evangelisation
Theme: Hail Mary Full of Grace Luke 1:28. Saturday & Sunday the 7th, 8th August 2010, All Hallows College Gracepark, Drumcondra. Booking fee €25 per day or €45 for two days. For further details see full notice on www.dublindiocese.ie or contact: Ms Nolan, 35 Edenmore Green, Raheny, D5 Email: Conference719@yahoo.ie Mobile: Bridie 087 7778179 or Karen 087 6162948
Clonmacnois Youth Festival; 12th to 15th August 2010. Inspiring talks/Live Music/Prayer. Free buses, bring a sleeping bag, Catholic youth event, 16 to 35 year olds. Donation Only. Website: http://www.youth2000.ie/
For more information contact Youth 2000 on Office: 01 6753690 Mobile: 086 302 5442 N. Ire: 0751 4820572
 
Raise the Roof Golf Classic
Our thanks goes to all those who took part and helped organise the Raise the Roof Golf Classic in Beechpark Golf Club last Friday. It is greatly appreciated. All funds will be going to the Saggart Church Restoration Fund.

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