Ecumenical Bible Week
will take place from 20th-27th May 2018. Now in its fifth year, it is a parish-based event that is jointly sponsored by the Archdiocese of Dublin, the combined dioceses of Dublin & Glendalough, and other key groups such as Scripture Union.
The theme this year is ‘Handing on Faith – Crisis, Challenge and the Great Commission’. It begins on Pentecost Sunday with the launch event, ‘Praying the New Cosmology’ at 5pm in St Catherine’s Church Meath Street, and will take place in 13 venues across Dublin and surrounding areas.
Two key events take place in Holy Cross College, Clonliffe, Dublin 3 on Thursday 24th May.
• Symposium chaired by Brenda Drumm which will include presenters John Waters – ‘Taking us Back to the Father’, Ginnie Kennerley – ‘The Family Today: Healing and Expansion in Christ’, and Nick Park – ‘Modern Family – Ancient Problems’. Time 2-5pm. Cost €12. Pre-registration required at www.bibleweek.ie
• ‘Thinking Allowed’ – What have we from our personal experience discovered about living and passion on the faith? A chaired panel discussion with audience participation. Panellists will include three married couples from different Christian experiences, Archbishop Eamon Martin (Armagh) and Archbishop Michael Jackson (Dublin). Free event, starts at 7.30pm.
The Pentecost Schools Project 2018 is in St Laurence’s Church of Ireland National School, Chapelizod D20 PH32 on Wednesday 23rd May at 7.30pm. The closing event, Holden Evening Prayer, is on Trinity Sunday 27th May at 7.30pm in St Finian’s Lutheran Church, Adelaide Road, Dublin 2. Guest speaker: Rev. Rob Jones.