This NoticeBoard features events that are not part of Rathmines Parish, but may be of interest to parishioners

A Little Lifetime Foundation Christmas 2015

Christmas Service of Remembrance on Sunday 6th December at 7.30pm in St Nicholas of Myra Church, Francis Street, Dublinwith Archbishop Martin.  Blessing of Remembrance and Tree Lighting ceremony on Sunday 13th December at 4.00pm in Glasnevin Cemetery.  This special Service of Remembrance is for all parents, family members and friends who have had the experience of a baby’s death, whether through miscarriage, stillbirth, cot death or a baby who died shortly after birth.  We extend a warm welcome to everyone.

‘Christmas for Grownups’

Scripture Day with Kieran O’Mahony in Orlagh.  Sunday 6th December from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.  The theme is ‘Christmas for Grownups’.  A special focus will be the readings actually used on Christmas Day.  Cost: €55.   To book,  (01) 495 8190 or e mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Vacancy for Director of Benildus Pastoral Centre

Benildus Pastoral Centre, Kilmacud, Dublin 14 invites applications for the position of Director.  Duties include: facilitation of groups on group-days; assuming a leader’s role with incoming groups; promotion of the Centre/advertisement strategy; creation of suitable programmes for incoming groups; leading Morning Prayer each week.  Please send a CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by closing date Tuesday 8th December. benilduspastoralcentre.com

Vacancy for Folk Group Director

St. Jude's Parish, Willington is looking to fill the position of Folk Group Director with immediate effect.  The job spec can be found at www.stjudesparish.net  or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contacting the parish office at 01 460 0127.  The deadline for applications is Friday 18th December.

Vacancy for Parish Secretary (Merrion Road)

Our Lady Queen of Peace parish, Merrion Road is currently recruiting a Parish Secretary.  This role is offered initially on a one year fixed term, part-time basis (15 hours per week).  Letters of application with CV enclosed should be sent to Fr. Fergus O’Connor, Parish Priest, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - the closing date for completed applications is Wednesday 16th December at 6pm.

Vacancy for Parish Secretary (Glasnevin)

The parish of Our Lady of Dolours, Glasnevin, is currently recruiting a Parish Secretary.  This role is offered initially on a one year fixed term, part-time basis (15 hours per week).  Letters of application with CV enclosed should be sent to Fr. Richard Sheehy, at Our Lady of Dolours Church, Glasnevin, Botanic Avenue, Glasnevin, Dublin 9, or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - The closing date for completed applications is Friday 11thDecember.

Vacancy for Parish Catechist

The Parish of Kilnamanagh – Castleview is currently recruiting a Catechist.  This position is offered initially on a 6 month, part–time basis (18 hours per week).  The role of the Catechist will be to work with the priests of the parish and any volunteers in preparing parents and their children for the sacraments of initiation and to animate parish liturgies.  Applications should be made by submitting a CV and covering letter, marked Parish Catechist Recruitment, to Rev. Michael Murphy, Kilnamanagh – Castleview Parish by 5pm on Thursday 10th December.  The full job advert is available at www.dublindiocese.ie/parish-catechist-kilnamanagh-castleview

Vacancy for Youth Evangelisation Worker

The Archdiocese of Dublin is currently recruiting a Youth Evangelisation Worker on a 6 month fixed term contract, full time basis.  The purpose of this role is to work with those responsible for Youth Evangelisation within the Diocese, helping to discern, create, develop, implement and evaluate a vision of Youth Evangelisation.  Please forward an up-to-date CV and covering letter to Ms. Ashling Keane, HR Officer, Holy Cross Diocesan Centre, Clonliffe Road, Dublin 3 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5pm on Monday 7th December.  The full job advert can be found at www.dublindiocese.ie/vacancy-youth-evangelisation-worker

Annual Schools’ Mass 2015

Teachers, Staff and Boards of Management Members are cordially invited to the Annual Schools’ Mass to invoke God’s Blessing on the work of the schools on Monday 7th December in St. Mary’s  Pro-Cathedral, Marlborough Streetat 6pm (Vigil Mass for the Feast Day, 8th December).  The new curriculum on Religious Education for Primary Schools will also be launched.  Principal Celebrant: Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.  Refreshments afterwards will be served in the Gresham Hotel.  All are welcome.

A Little Lifetime Foundation

Christmas Service of Remembrance on Sunday 6th December at 7.30pm in St Nicholas of Myra Church, Francis Street, Dublinwith Archbishop Martin.  Blessing of Remembrance and Tree Lighting ceremony on Sunday 13thDecember at 4.00pm in Glasnevin Cemetery.  This special Service of Remembrance is for all parents, family members and friends who have had the experience of a baby’s death, whether through miscarriage, stillbirth, cot death or a baby who died shortly after birth.  We extend a warm welcome to everyone.

An evening with Lorna Byrne and Cathy Kelly

Special Children’s Charity Event: 22nd November, National Concert Hall, Dublin. Two of Ireland’s best loved authors Cathy Kelly and Lorna Byrne have come together for a very special fundraising speaking event which takes place at the National Concert Hall, Dublin on 22nd November. All proceeds of An evening with Lorna Byrne and Cathy Kelly will go directly to support the Lorna Byrne Children’s Foundation’s three chosen charities for 2015, Unicef Ireland’s Syria Appeal and Irish charities Blue Box and APA – A Partnership with Africa, organisations who are working tirelessly to change the lives of children in Ireland and around the world for the better. All of you are encouraged to come along and tickets are priced from €15 to €25 from the National Concert Hall on www.nch.ie or 01 417 0000.