Building Hope Novena 21 – 29 May 2023

You are warmly invited to join with every parish in the diocese in a Novena to the Holy Spirit – a period of prayer, reflection and planning for the renewal of the Church in the Archdiocese of Dublin. The Novena will take place in the nine days from 21st to 29th May beginning on the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord, through Pentecost and continuing to the Feast of Mary, Mother of the Church.


More Information/Resources on this Novena:  Novena to the Holy Spirit | Archdiocese of Dublin (



Ecumenical Bible Week – 28 May – 04 Jun 23

Red Nuns Novena to the Holy Spirit 2023 – Building Hope 15-May-23

A Prayer Service will take place in the Monastery of St Alphonsus on Monday, May 15, at 8pm and will include the resource material and music suggestions for the Novena. The Sisters will join with the Diocesan Music Group in leading the music. Come in person or join online at

Dublin Mountains Challenge – Volunteer Signup

The Dublin Mountains Challenge is the biggest one day fundraiser on Barretstown’s calendar and it’s happening in YOUR community!  As you probably know, Barretstown is a truly amazing organisation that supports children (and their families) who have serious illnesses, (more at  This event simply cannot be run without our amazing stewards.

This year’s challenge will be happening on Sunday May 28th and we need your help. All we need is a couple of hours of your time to help steward the event. We would very much appreciate you sharing the details of the event with your community/organisation/followers. It is a fun day out, lots of new people to meet and goodies provided for our amazing volunteers!

The link to our sign up form is here:

Niamh Hahessy – 2023 Barretstown DMC Volunteer Coordinator

on behalf of…..

Dublin Mountain Challenge 

in aid of 


Sunday 28th May 2023.

More event info: HERE

Volunteer sign-up here:

Facebook Group for DMC Volunteers here:

Vespers and Evensong, Beechwood Avenue – Until June 2023