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May 23, 2018

Choose Life/8th Amendment

Parish gatherings & discussions | Message of Archbishop Martin | Statement of Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference | Choose Life 2018 newsletters | Pastoral Message of Irish Bishops
May 23, 2018

Seven Church Pilgrimage

The Seven Church Pilgrim Walk for World Meeting of Families will be launched on Friday 1 June at 4.45pm in Halston Street
May 18, 2018

Ecumenical Bible Week

Takes place from 20-27 May, this is a parish-based event jointly sponsored by the Archdiocese of Dublin, the combined dioceses of Dublin & Glendalough, and other key groups such as Scripture Union
May 16, 2018

Sing for Pope Francis

World Meeting of Families 2018 would be delighted to have your group become part of our Massed Choirs for the Papal Visit in August
May 14, 2018

A Journey to the Heart

'Songs of Hope for the Journey' - an evening of music and reflection in solidarity with Fr Tony Coote in St Thérèse's Church, Mount Merrion on Friday 15 June
May 14, 2018

Novena to the Sacred Heart

From Thursday 31 May to Friday 8 June at St John Vianney Parish, Ardlea
May 14, 2018

Journey into Freedom

Series of talks from Monday 14 May to Monday 18 June in St John the Evangelist Church, Ballinteer
May 14, 2018

Music Ministry | Crumlin Parish

St Agnes Parish, Crumlin invites you to a recital of Karl Jenkins’ ‘The Armed Man’ on Friday 8 June
May 14, 2018

Job Vacancies

List of open job vacancies throughout the archdiocese
May 14, 2018

National Holy Wells Day

On Sunday 17 June, people are invited to visit their local Holy Well and pray for the protection and fair distribution of water
May 14, 2018

Lusk Parish Annual Service of Remembrance

In memoriam - Sunday 10 June at St MacCullin’s Catholic Church, Lusk
May 11, 2018

Hollywood Mass Rock

The pilgrimage will depart from St Kevin’s Church at 7am on Sunday 27 May - Mass celebrated by Bishop Eamonn Walsh upon arrival at Corrough at approx 9am
May 11, 2018


  NOTICE Letter to Priests from Archbishop Martin Friday May 11th I wish to draw your attention to the front-page lead story on the World Meeting of Families in the newspaper The Irish Catholic which may be on sale in your Church this weekend. Unfortunately, the information reported on the […]
May 10, 2018

Planning for Panama

  Planning for the Pope in Panama! Young Dubliners inspired by Pope Francis are being invited not just to come to see him in the city this summer, but to join in a pilgrimage to Panama next year for World Youth Day. World Youth Day is an international Church event, […]
May 10, 2018

Walking Together as Families Today

A gathering in preparation for the World Meeting of Families at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, 19-20 June 2018
May 10, 2018

The Joy of Love

Wednesdays 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 May at 7.30pm each evening in St. Brendan’s Parish Centre, Coolock Village
May 10, 2018

Icon of the Holy Family in Dublin Parishes

The Icon of the Holy Family, blessed by Pope Francis for use at the World Meeting of Families, will be in St. Patrick’s Church, Ringsend, from Monday 7 to Wednesday 9 May 2018.
May 9, 2018

Humanitarian Symphony Orchestra in Concert

Our Lady of Dolours Church, Botanic Ave, Drumcondra on Friday 1 June
May 9, 2018

Family Matters 

  On Thursday 24 May at 7:30pm in the Pastoral Centre beside Clondalkin Village Church, there will be a Family Matters open evening on the World Meeting of Families. Come and have all your questions answered.  This kicks off the Clondalkin Parish ‘Family Matters’ discussions on topics concerning families, taking place every […]
May 1, 2018

Feast of Pentecost 

Talks in preparation for Pentecost at Greenhills Church, Monday 14-Saturday 19 May
May 1, 2018

Count Your Blessings

Music and reflection with the Dublin Diocesan Music Group in the Monastery of St Alphonsus, Monday 21 May
May 1, 2018

Godly Play

'Knowing Jesus in a new way' Tuesdays 15, 22 and 29 May in Jobstown parish pastoral centre
May 1, 2018

Daniel O’Connell Anniversary Mass

Sunday 13 May at 11.30am in St Andrew’s Church, Westland Row
May 1, 2018

Kilkenny Youth Orchestra Concert

Everyone is welcome to hear this youthful vibrant orchestra on Saturday 19 May in Holy Cross Church, Dundrum
April 30, 2018

A Joy for all the Earth

A concert of sacred choral music at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth on Sunday 13 May
April 30, 2018

Masters in Theology at DCU

A flexible programme delivered over one year (full–time) or two years (part–time)
April 30, 2018

ICMA Summer School 2018

The Irish Church Music Association’s Summer School 2018 begins on Wednesday 27 June and ends on Saturday 30 June
April 25, 2018

Pope John Paul II Awards Ceremony

On Tuesday 24 April, 82 amazing young people received their Pope John Paul II Awards.  The awards are dedicated to the memory of St Pope John Paul II, who showed a great love and confidence in young people.
April 25, 2018

Family Prayer Day

Preparation for the Pope’s Visit on Tuesday 29 May in Church of Our Lady, Blessington
April 25, 2018

World Youth Day Panama 2019

It is hoped that young people aged 16-29 from the Archdiocese will travel - contact the Office for Evangelisation & Ecumenism for info
April 24, 2018

Blessing of Remembrance

Sunday 27 May in Glasnevin Cemetery - Support Group for Bereaved Parents and Families
April 24, 2018

Beginning Experience

Support group for those coping with loss - next residential weekend 25–27 May 2018 in the Dominican Retreat House, Tallaght
April 24, 2018

Our Lady’s Hospice – Annual Remembrance Mass

Remembrance Mass for Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross on Tuesday 1 May at 7pm in Kimmage Manor
April 24, 2018

Venerable Matt Talbot Novena Mass

First Friday of every month at 7.30pm in St. Bernadette's Church, Clogher Road
April 23, 2018

Emmanuel 2018 Rescheduled Dates

The Emmanuel concerts will resume on the rescheduled dates of Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 May at 7.30 pm in the Helix
April 23, 2018

Pathways: Exploring Faith and Ministry Programme

Pathways is a two-year, one night a week course for adults of all ages who wish to explore their faith, which begins in Holy Cross College on Thursday 27 September 2018
April 23, 2018

Let’s Talk Family

A series of conversations on Weds 25 April, 2 and 9 May, in preparation for the World Meeting of Families - presented by the Glasnevin Grouping of Parishes
April 20, 2018

Vocations Sunday

The World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2018 will take place on Sunday 22 April.  The Diocesan collection for vocations to the priesthood will be held at Masses this Sunday throughout Dublin Diocese.
April 17, 2018

Two boys’ choirs in unique concert in Dublin

  Press Release Tuesday April 17th 2018  Pro Cathedral to host unique concert with the boys of the Palestrina & the Escolanía   St. Mary’s Pro Cathedral in Dublin will this week host a unique joint concert of two renowned boys’ choirs when the Palestrina, the boys’ Choir of the Pro […]
April 16, 2018

Best You Can Be

A course introduced by the Office for Evangelisation & Ecumenism and inspired by Pope Francis’ vision for individual Christians, for the Church and for the world
April 11, 2018

A Celebration of Belonging 

An evening of music and reflection to celebrate the World Meeting of Families in Our Mother of Divine Grace Church, Ballygall on Friday 20 April
April 10, 2018

Family Carers Ireland

Are you caring for a family member at home? A spouse, a partner or a close relative or neighbour? Then you are a Family Carer
April 10, 2018

Day of Discernment

Saturday 28 April from 10am-6pm with the Disciples of the Divine Master, 8 Castle Street, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
April 10, 2018

Loss and Grief in Old Age workshop

All-day workshop on Friday 27 April at the Irish Hospice Foundation, Bereavement Education & Resource Centre, 32 Nassau Street, Dublin 2
April 10, 2018

Celebrating Earth Day

Saturday 21 April at the Solas Bhride Centre, Tully Road, Kildare Town
April 10, 2018

40 Days and Nights of Adoration

We extend a warm welcome and invitation to all parishioners in our diocese to join us in Our Lady Queen of Peace, Putland Road, Bray, from Tuesday 17 April until Saturday 26 May
April 10, 2018

Family Singing Workshop

Family Singing Workshop at the Pro-Cathedral on Saturday 21 April
April 9, 2018

Resting Under the Tree

Evening of reflection and music on The Hospitality of Abraham (Genesis 18:1-14) and Rublev’s Icon of the Trinity in the Monastery of St. Alphonsus on Monday 16 April
April 9, 2018

Open Evening at DCU All Hallows Campus

Thursday 26 April at the DCU All Hallows Campus, Gracepark Road, Drumcondra – the new home of Mater Dei Institute’s programmes in theology, philosophy and ethics
April 2, 2018

Handel Highlights

Our Lady’s Choral Society concert on Saturday 14 April at Merchants Quay Church
April 2, 2018

Archdiocese of Dublin Pilgrimage to Knock

‘We are Pilgrims – Knock invites us to healing and Peace.’ Saturday April 21 2018
March 21, 2018

Bishops welcome Pope Francis to World Meeting of Families in Dublin

  Press Release – Wednesday 21 March 2018  Bishops warmly welcome Pope Francis to the World Meeting of Families in Dublin   •  Two Irish families to present ‘Icon of the Holy Family’ to Pope Francis today The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference has warmly welcomed the announcement today by the Holy […]
March 21, 2018

How to see Pope Francis in Ireland

FAQs for Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland
March 20, 2018

Irish families to present WMOF Icon to Pope Francis

Press Release – Tuesday 20 March 2018 Irish families to present World Meeting of Families icon to Pope Francis in Rome   Two Irish families will present the official World Meeting of Families 2018 ‘Icon of the Holy Family’ to Pope Francis in Rome during his weekly General Audience with the […]
March 20, 2018

Scripture Summer School 2018

Scripture Summer School 2018 takes place from June 18-22 at Clonliffe College
March 16, 2018

Good Friday Ecumenical Way of the Cross

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, and Archbishop Michael Jackson of the Church of Ireland, will once again lead a silent procession on Good Friday evening
March 16, 2018

Divine Mercy Sunday in Sallynoggin/Glenageary Parish

Commencing at 2pm on Sunday 8 April in Our Lady of Victories, Sallynoggin/Glenageary
March 16, 2018

Lent 2018

Lent 2018 in Dublin Archdiocese
March 14, 2018

Rathmines Parish – Ecumenical Way of the Cross

Starting outside Rathmines Church at 12.30pm on Good Friday and journeying to the Lutheran church on Adelaide Road
March 14, 2018

St. Patrick’s Day

Aifreann Phádraig Naofa will be celebrated on St. Patrick’s Day at 10.30am in St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral. In attendance: Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, and Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D. Higgins.
March 13, 2018

A Life Lived in God

Monastic Vocations Weekend at the Monastery of St Alphonsus, Thursday 12–Sunday 15 April 
March 13, 2018

A Spring Day in Dalgan

Saturday 14 April at the Columban Ecological Institute, St Columban’s, Dalgan, Navan, Co Meath
March 13, 2018

Emmanuel Concerts

A total of 2400 students from 70 different schools will participate in the Emmanuel concerts, with massed choirs accompanied by a full orchestra. 26/27/28 Feb and 1 Mar 2018.
March 9, 2018

Trip to the Holy Land

Follow the footsteps of Jesus from Galilee to Jerusalem on this 2018 Holy Land pilgrimage
March 5, 2018

Novena of Grace in Maynooth Parish

Begins at 11.30am Mass on Sunday 4 March and continues through to Monday 12 March at 10am Mass
March 5, 2018

Mercy Sunday at Knock

Mass for Mercy Sunday will be celebrated on 8 April 2018
March 5, 2018

All Night Vigil

On the night of Friday 23/Saturday 24 March in Our Lady of Victories Church, Sallynoggin
March 5, 2018

Service of Remembrance

Sunday 8 April in Our Lady of Dolours Church, Dolphin's Barn
March 5, 2018

Annual Loreto Vigil at Knock

The 44th Eucharistic Loreto Vigil will take place at Knock Shrine on Saturday 24-Sunday 25 March
March 5, 2018

‘The Life and Times of Daniel Murray’ book launch

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin will launch the new book by Thomas J. Morrissey SJ on Tuesday 13 March in Belvedere College, Dublin
March 5, 2018

Volunteers Needed: Bag Pack for NCBI

The National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI) is looking for volunteers for its fundraising bag pack in Tesco Ballyfermot on Saturday 14 April
March 5, 2018

Coëtivy Book of Hours exhibition

The exhibition is open from 9t March until 2nd September 2018 at the Chester Beatty Library
March 3, 2018

Sunday Mass Obligation in current weather situation

Where weather conditions make it unsafe or where road conditions make it dangerous, imprudent or difficult, there is no obligation to attend Sunday Mass this weekend. When people are unable to attend Mass it is recommended that they view or listen to the Mass on-line, on television or radio or […]
February 28, 2018

Weather Cancellations & Closures

Sunday Mass Obligation Where weather conditions make it unsafe or where road conditions make it dangerous, imprudent or difficult, there is no obligation to attend Sunday Mass this weekend.  When people are unable to attend Mass it is recommended that they view or listen to the Mass on-line, on television […]
February 28, 2018

Tomorrow’s Parish

Seminar to discuss a vision of the Parish in the future in Ireland - Thursday 8 March in the Academy Room, Holy Cross Diocesan Centre, Clonliffe
February 28, 2018

Faith Fest 12 

An evening of music, prayer, workshops and chatter in Holy Cross College on Friday 9 March
February 26, 2018

Emmanuel gets underway in the Helix

  Press Release Monday February 26th 2018 Emmanuel Concert Series gets underway in the Helix   Dublin secondary school students will take to the stage this week, singing hymns that will be sung at Mass in the Phoenix Park this August – hopefully celebrated by Pope Francis!  Although a visit […]
February 16, 2018

Amoris: Let’s talk Family, let’s be Family

Parish conversations in Dalkey, in preparation for the World Meeting of Families 2018
February 15, 2018

Holy Hour for the Protection of Human Life

At 8.00 pm each evening: Thursday 8 March, Sunday 8 April and Tuesday 8 May
February 15, 2018

Novena of Grace in St. Dominic’s, Tallaght

Beginning at 11.45am Mass on Sunday 4 March and concluding on Monday 12 March
February 15, 2018

World Meeting of Families Collection

The World Meeting of Families Third National Collection is scheduled to take place in parishes on the weekend of 24-25 February 2018
February 14, 2018

Annual Trócaire Lecture

Leaving No-one Behind: Can The Promise Be Fulfilled? - Tuesday 6 March at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth
February 9, 2018

The Happy Easter Egg

The Egg that puts Jesus back at the heart of Easter
February 9, 2018

Towards Peace

Towards Peace is a spiritual support service designed for those who have experienced sexual, physical, emotional or spiritual abuse by Catholic Church personnel in Ireland
February 8, 2018

Mental Health and Healing

With Joan Freeman, founder of Pieta House, on Saturday 24 February in St Martin de Porres Parish, Old Bawn
February 8, 2018

World Day of the Sick 2018

Experts in the field of dementia and Alzheimer’s will take part in a conference in Dublin this weekend to mark World Day of the Sick 2018
February 6, 2018

What’s so amazing about Grace?

Series continues until Thursday 22 March. Organised by Tallaght Churches Together.
February 4, 2018

World Meeting Host a Family

Do you have a spare room in your home and want to help? Thousands of people will be travelling to Dublin to participate in World Meeting of Families 2018
February 2, 2018

Teen Hope

Teen Hope is a parish-based faith outreach to teens
February 1, 2018

Mass of Healing and Anointing of the Sick

Sunday 11 February 2018 marks the 26th anniversary celebration of World Day of the Sick
January 24, 2018

World Communications Day 2018

The theme for 2018 is: “The truth will set you free” (Jn 8:32) - Fake news and journalism for peace
January 24, 2018

Laudate for Catholic Schools Week

The Laudate Festival 2018 is being celebrated in the Archdiocese of Dublin during Catholic Schools Week 2018 involving 2500 pupils from 45 Catholic primary schools guiding parents, friends and parishioners in song and reflection on three evenings
January 24, 2018

World Day for Consecrated Life

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin will lead the prayer service with the theme 'New Wine, New Wineskins'
January 24, 2018

Irish Cancer Society

Free transport service for patients attending hospital for chemotherapy treatment
January 24, 2018

Margaret Aylward Centre – upcoming events

From February 2018 at the Margaret Aylward Centre for Faith and Dialogue
January 23, 2018

Alzheimer Society of Ireland Camino Trip

Get a taste of the Camino this September 8th-15th while raising money for a fantastic cause
January 23, 2018

Vocation Discernment Weekend

Dominican Contemplative Nuns welcome single young women (20-40) to our retreat house in Siena Monastery, Drogheda, Co. Louth
January 17, 2018

Matt Talbot Novena

  A Venerable Matt Talbot Novena Mass will be celebrated on the first Friday of every month at St. Bernadette’s Church, Clogher Road, Dublin 12.  Please come along at 7.30pm on Friday 2nd February 2018.  
January 15, 2018

Assisi Retreat Easter 2018

  Assisi Retreat Easter 2018 You are invited into a world of reflection, where silent walks, meditation, chanting and prayer will provide you with an opportunity to be present and gently inquire into your own existence. Following in the footsteps of St Francis, we will learn of his journey and […]
January 10, 2018

Christian Unity 2018

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is from 18-25 January. Theme: “That All May be Free”