Aiming to serve and support young people (13-30) in their faith through a mixture of Spiritual, Serious, Service & Social activities.
Donabate parish congratulates Aoife Daly who represented Donabate parish while receiving her Pope John Paul II Bronze Award at a Dublin Diocesan Award ceremony in Arran Quay recently. In order to attain this Award, Aoife undertook both Parish Ministry and Community activities as well as writing a reflective paper. Those of you who attend the 11am Mass on Sunday’s will see Aoife regularly serving the parish as a Minister of the Eucharist. Well done Aoife!
Donabate Parish Youth – Have your say survey!
At Panama in Dublin Archbishop Martin challenged the young pilgrims to make the Church a place where young people will learn the beauty of faith and the joy of living the Gospel. How can we as a parish help you to take up this challenge? Have your say by taking our Donabate Parish Youth online survey at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QW9BMF6
Open to all young people aged 13-30.
Donabate parish youth group – seeking new youth leaders:
Great way to meet other young people in the parish and beyond, grow your own faith, learn/practice leaderships skills, have something different for inclusion on a CV!
If you’re aged 18-30 and would be interested in helping out, even on ad hoc basis, email firstname.lastname@example.org
28th Divine Mercy Conference – Youth Evening Fri 22nd Feb, RDS, Ballsbridge
Inviting all young adults 18yrs+ to a powerful evening of inspiring testimonies, uplifting music, youth drama, talks, reconciliation and above all fellowship and healing. Testimony by former League of Ireland goalkeeper Gerard Hanley speaks about faith and football.
Our key note speaker is the amazing Fr Hayden Williams, OFM from Malta. Healing Service led by Fr. Eunan McDonnell.
Come and be inspired and uplifted as you encounter the personal love, mercy and healing of Jesus that awaits you.
Programme of Events
6.30 – 7.00 Registration, Music, Refreshments
7.00 – 7.05 Welcome and Introductions
7.05 – 7.20 Testimony Gerard Hanley
7.20 – 7.50 Testimony Fr Hayden Williams OFM. Cap. Malta
8.00-8.30pm Reconciliation Youth Drama & Presentation with Holy Family Mission led by Fr. Eunan McDonnell
8.30pm-9pm Followed by prayers for Healing led by Fr Hayden Williams
Any young people (over 18) who would like to attend this Divine Mercy Youth event on Fri 22nd Feb with other young people from North County Dublin email: email@example.com
Emmanuel 2019 at the Helix
70 Second Level Schools from all over the Archdiocese will participate in the renowned Emmanuel concert series this year, where hundreds of teenagers take part in a live concert in the Helix over four nights. Monday 25/Tuesday 26/ Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 of February at 7.30pm each evening. Come along and as a choir / music group to listen to young people praising God with energy in this unique event. A list of participating schools is available firstname.lastname@example.org
Alpha Series 2019 – Tuesday evenings, Emmaus Centre, Swords *week 2 – Tue 26th Feb*
Tuesday Nights, 6pm to 8pm.
We believe that everyone should have the chance to ask questions and share their point of view. Alpha is a series of interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith. No pressure. No follow up. No charge
www.emmauscentre.ie +353 1 870 0050
Maranatha – upcoming dates
Some upcoming dates for our monthly Maranatha event hosted by Donabate youth group are:
Fri 1st Mar 2019
Fri 5th April 2019
The event takes place from 7:30-8:30pm – St. Patrick’s Church, Main street Donabate village
An hour of song, reflection, candles and prayers for our young people, all in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament. All welcome.
Stay for as long or as little as you like
Burning Hearts (18-45yr olds) – upcoming dates
7pm-10pm, on each First Friday of the Month at Emmaus Retreat Centre, Swords, Co. Dublin
Fri 1st Mar 2019
Fri 5th April 2019
Fri 3rd May 2019
What else would you be at on a Friday night? We’re getting Young Adults together for Worship, Teaching & Fellowship on the First Friday of every Month. We’ll begin with Mass at 7 pm. There will be a cup of tea to follow! An Opportunity to Make New Friends and Grow in Faith. All are Welcome!
For information contact Gerard on: email@example.com
7 Deadly Sins and 7 Lively Virtues with Bishop Robert Barron – Commencing Mon 4th March
Monday evenings from 7:30-9pm @ Emmaus Centre, Swords
7 Sessions from 4th March to 15th April.
Bishop Robert Barron is an author, speaker, theologian, and founder of Word on Fire, a global media ministry. Word on Fire reaches millions of people by utilizing the tools of new media to draw people into or back to the Catholic Faith.
This course will include DVD Presentation from Bishop Barron; Study Guide; Share groups; Social time; Workbook, Tea / Coffee included – young adults particularly encouraged to attend
Cost €20 Sign-up at: https://emmauscentre.ie/programme/robert-barron-series/
Faithfest for Teenagers – Friday 8th March
6.00-9.30pm in Holy Cross College, Clonliffe Road, Dublin 3. Faithfest aims to build spaces where teenagers have an experience of a peer community, explore faith, and encounter an experience of welcoming, belonging, discipleship, worship and prayer in a creative and fun atmosphere. All welcome. Any teenagers planning to attend must bring along a parental consent form which is available at: https://www.dublindiocese.ie/event/35063/
Trócaire Lent 2019 – Stations of the Cross
Come along for an evening of prayer for Lent on the 27 March at 7.30pm in St. Paul’s Church Arran Quay, Dublin 1. All welcome.
Youth Pilgrimage to Knock – Sat 27th April 2019 – **Save the date**
Part of the Annual Dublin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock led by Archbishop Martin
More details to follow!
Life in the Spirit Seminar – Monday evenings, Emmaus Centre, Swords *commencing 29th April*
Monday Nights, 7.30pm to 9pm including:
- Praise and Worship
- Talks and Testimonies
- Share Groups
- Social Time
We received the Holy Spirit at our Baptism and our Confirmation, but for many of us, this can be little more than a nice memory from our childhood. Through a life in the Spirit Seminar, we hope that you will experience your own personal Pentecost and begin to live fully God’s plan for your life!
www.emmauscentre.ie +353 1 870 0050
Ewe Thina: We Walk God’s Way
Join other young adults [20’s & 30’s] for reflective hikes around Dublin Area. Monthly event.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org and https://www.facebook.com/wewalkgodsway
Keep up to date on Diocesan events for young people with the new ‘Diary of a young church’!
Or on instagram: @theyoungchurchdublin
Volunteer with Dublin Diocesan Youth Ministry
St Paul’s Youth outreach are looking for volunteers. For the types of roles and leadership you can get involved in please visit: www.evangelisation.ie or Email email@example.com
*All Volunteers will be Garda Vetted and go through Safeguarding training*
Faith Related Courses / Education:
Newly commenced spiritual book club at Emmaus Retreat Centre, Swords, Co. Dublin
Tuesday’s from 7:30pm-9pm
For more info check out: https://emmauscentre.ie/what-we-do/community/
Life to the Full (Jn 10: 10) – weekly Book Club for young adults
Thursdays from 7-8.30pm in St. Paul’s Church, Arran Quay.
Join other [20 & 30 year olds] to meditate, share and discuss life, faith, purpose and how to live life to the full. We read a chosen spiritual book over a few weeks and come to reflect and discuss our thoughts.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org and www.facebook.com/lifetothefullbookclub
Alpha Ireland –Dare to lead Internship opportunity
New dynamic, creative and energetic internship programme. It’s a mission year to serve, lead, and grow as a person. 1 Corinthians 3:6 says, “I planted the seed in your hearts, and Apollos watered it, but it was God who made it grow.” Alpha have the amazing privilege of working alongside churches and schools across Ireland, helping young people access a conversation about Life, Our Purpose and Meaning through the lens of Christianity. They depend on people of faith to help this happen.
Alpha are looking for 18-25 year olds who want to serve on the team for 9 months, with the option to extend to 12 months. We have places available in Dublin, The Midlands and Cork, with each location supported by a regional coordinator. This is a paid internship. The gross salary is €18,000 per 12 months. Interns are expected to raise 44% of the salary over the course of the year, with training provided on fundraising.
If you are interested in joining the team, please get in touch with Amanda O’Shea at 086 833 0113 or email@example.com
Check out: http://www.dublindiocese.ie/jobvacancies/
In the words of Archbishop Martin:
“My prayer is that your generation will now take on the challenge of renewing the Church for it to be the place where young people like yourselves will learn the beauty of faith and the joy of living the Gospel.” – Archbishop Martin to the young people who gathered in Emmaus for ‘Panama in Dublin’ 26/27th Jan 2019