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Parish Notices 4/5 February 2023

Annual Mass of Remembrance – Sunday 5 February at 5 pm we will celebrate our Annual Mass of Remembrance for all children who died before or after birth, recently or in the distant past.  A special book of remembrance will be placed in front of the Altar and we invite and encourage you to enter the name of your child in the book.

Maranatha – the first of our 3 special Confirmation preparation Maranatha events takes place on Friday next, 3rd February, from 7:30pm to 8:30pm in St. Patrick’s Church and will also be broadcast on our parish webcam ( ). We will be welcoming our Confirmation candidates and their parents where the theme will be the Gospels. As always, we remember in a special way all our young people at Maranatha as well as bringing our own intentions. If there is anyone you would like remembered at Maranatha this month, please email the names to by next Thursday if possible.

Dublin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock 2023 – The Annual Dublin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock, led by Archbishop Dermot Farrell, will take place on Saturday April 29th. Anyone who would be interested in travelling to Knock,as part of a group please contact the parish office.  A bus will be travelling to Knock from Brackenstown Parish.  Please contact the Donabate parish office for details if you would like to travel with them.  A limited number of seats are available.

World Youth Day – Lisbon 2023 – the next World Youth Day, where young people from all over the world come together with the Pope to celebrate faith, will take place in Lisbon, Portugal from 1-6 August 2023. Dublin Diocese are currently starting to make their preparations to bring a group to this very special event. The event will be open to those aged 16 to 29. Anyone interested in travelling to World Youth Day next year with others from the parish, or in finding out more, please contact the parish youth leaders via

Donabate youth group – We are currently welcoming new members to join our parish youth group – an opportunity to connect with other young people to share views and discuss life questions, to learn more about faith, to listen to inspirational music, to have opportunities for reflection.

Our youth group currently meets online, on Friday evenings, and is open to those from 1st to 6th year of secondary school. For more details contact the parish youth leaders either via the parish office ( ) or via

Tap & Donate – Thank you to all who use the tap and donation machine.  The amount collected for the Dublin Diocese during the month of November was €335.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament has recommenced in St. Patrick’s Church every Friday from 12 noon to 4.30pm. We invite you to spend some quiet time in the company of Jesus.

Volunteer drivers needed for ‘Donabate Meals on Wheels ‘. 
Do you have a car and have few hours spare once a fortnight to join our team? 
For further details contact Deborah 0868276555.

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