June 16, 2021

Pathways 2021 – New Venue DCU St Patrick’s, Drumcondra

Pathways 2021            Thursday Evening Course for Adults Venue: DCU St. Patrick’s Campus, (MDCCE), Drumcondra, Dublin, 9.   PATHWAYS Exploring Faith as an Adult The Pathways Programme is geared towards those who wish to explore issues and questions of: faith; ministry; the Church today and the […]
May 27, 2021

Families Walking Together in Hope

FAMILIES WALKING TOGETHER IN HOPE – What’s Another Year?! What’s Another Year?  Having hosted the World Meeting of Families so recently we could reasonably ask – what’s another year going to do for us? Will, we not have enough on our plate adapting to the post-Covid church and society? Is […]
May 13, 2021

GDPR – update

GDPR In order to maintain our training records and send our newsletter/further emails to you, we would like to retain your name and email addresses and store it on our dedicated database.  If you have already given your permission for this we will continue to maintain your data for these […]
March 31, 2021

Parish Pastoral Council Workshops April 2021

Parish Pastoral Council Workshops April 2021 Normally the Office for Evangelisation & Ecumenism would host regional gatherings post Easter. This year we will offer our workshops ‘online’. To take part you must be serving on an existing Parish Pastoral Council or just appointed.  Thanks to everyone for taking part in […]
March 16, 2021

10 Year Review of PPC

10 Year Review of Parish Pastoral Councils  Read the report from 2014.  Parish-Pastoral-Councils-Review-2013-14
March 5, 2021

Spring Webinars – Spirituality and Work and Parish Pastoral Councils – Resources

As we begin the Year of St Joseph & Year of the Family , the Office of Evangelisation and Ecumenism offered  two spring webinars. 1. The first of these on t18th March  explored  the relationship between spirituality and work and is aimed at all those who are getting used to […]
January 20, 2021

Updating Contact Information for Parish Pastoral Councils 2021

Updating Contact Information for Parish Pastoral Councils The Office for Evangelisation and Ecumenism is currently updating the contact details for Parish Pastoral Councils throughout the Archdiocese. You help in this task is appreciated. All information will be held in compliance with GDPR. We invite parishes to respond.  GDPR In order […]
October 12, 2020

Pastoral Conversations

Pastoral Conversations  The Office for Evangelisation and Ecumenism and the Liturgical Resource Centre will host a series of Webinars for members of Parish Pastoral Councils to reflect on keeping our parishes alive during Covid restrictions. As the weeks complete we will add the resources underneath each evening listed.   PASTORAL […]
October 5, 2020

Pastoral Council Mark Fischer Book Resource

  Pastoral Councils Mark Fischer book
September 2, 2020

Directory For Catechesis 2020

New Directory For Catechesis 2020  The Vatican published a new directory for catechesis June 25, 2020, emphasizing both its continuity with two previous directories and its new content on contemporary issues such as sex and gender and medical advancements.“The new Directory for Catechesis offers the fundamental theological-pastoral principles and some […]
June 12, 2020

Preparation for Reopening of Places for Public Worship

Preparation for Reopening of places for public worship: There is a willingness on the part of public authorities to examine the possibility of bringing forward the opening of Churches for public worship into Phase 3 of the Roadmap, which would begin on 29 June.Naturally, any decision would have to take […]
May 28, 2020

Busted Halo Video: Pentecost in 2 Mins

May 28, 2020

Video: Catholic Kids Homilies – What is Pentecost? Cycle A

What is the Pentecost?! A fun Catholic homily for kids based on the readings for the solemnity of Pentecost, cycle A. it is a simple child friendly way into the readings for Pentecost.  
May 22, 2020

Online Training Resources for Parish Pastoral Councils

With Covid 19 presenting many challenges for parishes, Patricia Carroll and Rosemary Lavelle from the office for Evangelisation and Ecumenism has put together an online training resource  to help grow and guide parish pastoral councils as we enter into a new normal. https://youtu.be/VOZxF83KXME Sections 1 – 5 are the training […]
May 7, 2020

Emmaus Productions is delighted to make these resources available to you during this COVID-19 Easter and Pentecost season.

Emmaus Productions is delighted to make these resources available to you during this COVID-19 Easter and Pentecost season. Use this link to find out more….  
May 5, 2020

Spiritual Companionship

  Spiritual Companionship The Weeks of Guided Prayer are suspended in the diocese until a future date. In the meantime, our team of experienced Spiritual Companions/Guides are available if you are interested in reflecting on how you are navigating your life experience during these extraordinary times. We are aware that […]
April 28, 2020

Finding Your Hidden Treasure – A Reflection by John Graham PPW

John Graham is a Parish Pastoral Worker and has provided a lovely prayerful resource. Click here to view and listen. Finding Your Hidden Treasure
April 6, 2020

The Godly Play – The Story in Jobstown parish…

The Godly Play story continues in Jobstown…… What is Godly Play? Godly Play teaches children the art of using Christian language - parable, sacred story, silence and liturgical action – to help them understand the mystery of God’s presence in their lives. Where is taking place? Although it was originally […]
January 21, 2020

Getting Started – Training for new Parish Pastoral Council Members 2020

As our new year begins there is an opportunity for new Parish Pastoral Council Members to gather for training. It will  take place on the 8th February from 10am – 4pm in Holy Cross Diocesan Center, Clonliffe, Dublin 3. Numbers are coming in fast for registration. If you are a […]
December 2, 2019

Area Gathering in Tallaght 2019

[Show slideshow] Over 160 parishioners attended the annual gathering of the parishes from deaneries of Blessington, South Dublin and Tallaght in the Maldron Hotel, Tallaght on Saturday 23rd November. The morning began with prayer and reflection. Bishop Eamonn Walsh then introduced Fr. Liam Rigney, who has recently been appointed as […]