Parish News and Events

CROSSCARE CHRISTMAS FOOD POVERTY APPEAL

2022 has been very difficult for families coming to Crosscare needing help. For the first time in many years, they have seen a rise in the number of working families struggling with ongoing increases in the cost of living. The demands of Christmas put even more...

PRIORY INSTITUTE

We are delighted to offer an Online Advent Retreat featuring a series of online reflections given in preparation for Christmas. The Retreat Giver is Donagh O’Shea OP, an Irish Dominican, currently director of the Dominican Retreat Centre in Tallaght. He has given...

Parish Book Club

We've had a book club now in St John the Baptist Parish for five years. We take on a book a month with the aim of broadening our reading habits, sometimes in the faith field and sometimes looking at the culture and times we live in and what those two elements might be...

A MESSAGE OF THANKS FROM FR MARTIN

I would like to express my sincere thanks to all who organized last Wednesday evening’s farewell event, the members of the PPC and the Finance Committee, the parish secretary, Lorraine, and many others. It was for me a most memorable and moving few hours, made all the...

ACCOMPANYING FAMILIES

A reminder that the policy statement Accompanying Families: Sacraments of Initiation Policy Dublin 2022 is available. Archbishop Farrell said: “This new Policy Statement seeks to affirm, strengthen and develop the many years of consultation about the Sacraments of...