Fri 25 Sep 2020

Alpha Online – Donabate Parish 2020

  • Is your experience of the world at the moment stirring questions, about the value of life or your value as a person?


  • Are you wondering about who God or Jesus is for you?


  • Are you questioning if the Church has any relevance in today’s world?


If so, ‘come and see’ and explore these questions, in a relaxed, open setting, where everyone’s views are welcomed and respected, at our ‘Alpha’ course.

The course is:

  • 1 hour per week.

The name of the course is: ‘Alpha’ – the first letter of the Greek alphabet – because it’s all about possibility, a fresh, new beginning!

There are lots of time slots to choose from, so you can pick one that works best for you:

  • Early Risers Alpha: 7am-8am on Fridays: commencing 16th Oct.
  • Parents at home Alpha: 11am-12noon on Thursdays: commencing 15th Oct
  • Working from home lunchtime Alpha: 1pm-2pm Thursdays: commencing 15th Oct
  • Early Evening Alpha: 5pm-6pm Thursdays: commencing 15th Oct
  • Wind-down Alpha: 8pm-9pm Wednesdays: commencing 14th Oct

Thousands have found new hope, encouragement and new energy from the Alpha experience. They can’t all be wrong. So why not check it out?

Pop an email to to register your interest. Feel free to invite your family and friends too, all are welcome!

To whet your appetite, check out the Alpha trailer:


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