Henri Nouwen

After nearly two decades of teaching psychology at several institutions including the University of Notre DameYale  and Harvard , Nouwen went on to work as Chaplain with mentally and physically challenged people at the L’Arche Daybreak Community in  Ontario.  Many continue to draw from his writings  Inspiration, Challenge, and Consolation.

Here’s a snippet on  Gratitude

First Friday

Friday 6th October is the First Friday of the month.

At 7.25 & 10 Mass we will be remembering our beloved dead in a special way.

It is also a day when the priests try and visit those who are housebound and unable to get to church. If you know someone who is unable to get to Mass and would like to receive Holy Communion please leave their name, address and a contact number in to the Parish Office (8369291) during the week.

Mass for Healing – 3pm, Sun 15th Oct – Ballygall

A Special Mass with Anointing of the Sick will take place in Our Mother of Divine Grace Church on Sunday 15th October at 3.00pm.

We welcome all to this Mass. A special welcome to those who are asking for prayers for healing and to those who are sick and housebound. Families are invited to come along with perhaps an elderly granny or grandad who may not be able to get to the church due to infirmity or old age.

Transport can be arranged if needed. Please leave the name, address and contact number before Wednesday 11th October in the office. Refreshments will be served in the church immediately after the Mass.

Church Volunteers – Liturgy and Information Weekend

  • A special Thanksgiving Liturgy for all our church volunteers takes place this Wednesday evening 20th September at 7.30 p.m.
  • Next weekend (23/24 September) after every Mass, Volunteers from all the various parish groups will be recruiting for new members. Information will be available on each of the groups and members will be available to chat through what is involved.

Mass for the Sick

The priests and Pastoral Council of Glasnevin parish wish to invite you to a Special Mass and Blessing of the Sick at our Lady of Dolours Church on Sunday 10th September at 3.00pm. All parishioners and visitors are welcome. Refreshments will be served in the church immediately after the Mass.