Tue 14 Feb 2017

Parish Youth Group

Aiming to serve and support young people (13-30) in their faith through a mixture of Spiritual, Serious, Service & Social activities. 

Latest News! 

Youth Alpha – collaboration between Donabate Youth group and Malahide young adult ministry!

Join other young people aged 13-30 for pizza, videos and chat – Thursdays from 7:30-9pm in Malahide Parish Centre, 9 weeks from Thurs 9th May even if you can’t make every session you’re more than welcome to come to one or more of them.

Young people from Donabate will travel together by train meeting at Donabate station at 7:10pm and returning at approx 9:20pm.

For further details and parental consent forms for under 18’s contact: myam.admin@gmail.com

 

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 myam.admin@gmail.com

 

 

Upcoming events:

 

Life in the Spirit Seminar for young adults – Monday evenings, Emmaus Centre, Swords *commenced 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

 

Youth Alpha! – Thursday evenings from Thurs 9th May

Join other young people aged 13-30 for pizza, videos and chat – Thursdays from 7:30-9pm in Malahide Parish Centre, 9 weeks from Thurs 9th May even if you can’t make every session you’re more than welcome to come to one or more of them.

Young people from Donabate will travel together by train meeting at Donabate station at 7:10pm and returning at 9:16pm.

For further details and parental consent forms for under 18’s contact: myam.admin@gmail.com

 

Darkness into Light: Malahide Castle – 4:15am, Saturday 11th May

Each year 1,000s of people take part in this fundraising event in aid of Pieta House.

For many years members of the young adult group from Malahide parish have taken place, and this year we would like to extend the invitation to young people from Donabate. If you would be interested in taking part in this event with other young people connected to their faith, email: myam.admin@gmail.com (under 18’s must provide parent/guardian contact details).

 

Catholic Youth Ministry Ireland – Training Day – Mon 13th May

10am-4pm, St. Paul’s Church, Arran Quay, Dublin

€20 per person – cash only, bring your own lunch

Key Note address by Erin Doughty, Youth Ministry Development Worker, Archdiocese of Bermingham. There will also be sessions on resources for youth/young adult ministry and workshops.

 

The Encounter – Fri 17th May

Join other young adults [20’s & 30’s] for a night of live acoustic music, reflective prayer in adoration, with guest speaker on life, faith and purpose. Followed by social, pizza and refreshments.

Our next Encounter will be Friday 22nd March at 8pm. Our musician and guest speaker for the night is Cormac Buckley. Email st.pauls@dublindiocese.ie  and www.facebook.com/theencounterdublincity

 

Christus Vivit! Christ is Alive!! – Sat 25th May

A Reflective Symposium of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation to Young People. This symposium is for Youth Leaders, Mentors and Young Adults.

Saturday 25th May, St Paul’s Church, Arran Quay, 9:30 – 1pm.

Hosted by the Archdiocese of Dublin, Foundational Leadership Programme and ‘The Young Church Dublin’. If you are interested, please email st.pauls@dubindiocese.ie for more information.

 

Maranatha – next one Fri 7th June – remembering especially those preparing for exams!

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. This month we will particular remember all those undertaking exams.

All welcome. Stay for as long or as little as you like.

 

Burning Hearts (18-45yr olds) – next one Fri 7th June!

7pm-10pm, on each First Friday of the Month at Emmaus Retreat Centre, Swords, Co. Dublin

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: gerard.hanley@emmauscentre.ie

 

Matt Maher in concert – Wed 12th June – not to be missed!!

The fantastic Catholic singer/songwriter Matt Maher returns to Dublin this June!

Wed 12th June, 8pm-9:30pm, St. Paul’s Church, Arran Quay, Dublin

Tickets: €21.80

To book check out: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/matt-maher-in-concert-tickets-60251229048

 

 

Keep up to date on Diocesan events for young people with the new ‘Diary of a young church’!

http://www.dublindiocese.ie/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 st.pauls@dublindiocese.ie

*All Volunteers will be Garda Vetted and go through Safeguarding training*

 

Ewe Thina: We Walk God’s Way

Join other young adults [20’s & 30’s] for reflective hikes around Dublin Area.  Monthly event.

Email: st.pauls@dublindiocese.ie and https://www.facebook.com/wewalkgodsway

 

 

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 st.pauls@dublindiocese.ie and www.facebook.com/lifetothefullbookclub

 

 

Employment opportunities

 

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 amanda@alphaireland.org

 

Dublin Diocese

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

 


Parish Notices

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