Adopt a Peace and Development Appeal for your Country / State[more]
Balally Parish are hosting a Conference on Climate Change inspired by Pope
Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’, on care for our common home
Friday 18th September 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Saturday 19th September 9.30am- 2.30pm
Balally Pastoral Centre, Cedar Road, Wedgewood, Dublin 16
Confronted with the humanitarian drama of the refugees, the Focolare’s Youth for Unity step into action on many fronts, mobilising and appealing to international organisations, while joining in the efforts of the entire Movement.[more]
The Pope’s call during the Angelus on Sunday 6th September 2015 stirred consciences to open the doors of parishes, religious communities, monasteries and convents, to take in refugees. The Focolare Movement’s thanks and response to Pope Francis’ appeal.[more]
The Focolare would like to invite you to the Mass celebrated on
Mary Cunningham’s first anniversary:
Wednesday 9th September 2015 at 10.00
in the Church of Saints Columbanus and Gall, Milltown
A strong perfume of incense greeted people entering the Church for attending the ecumenical prayer in the first World Day of Prayer for all Creation; a beautiful iconostasis served was a fitting backdrop to the Service which was accompanied by instrumental music and beautiful singing.
A deep recollection and solemnity in the whole service.
During his incisive homily Archbishop Diarmuid Martin underlined the “ecumenicity” of our ecological involvement as Christians.
Invitation by Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin to join with Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew in a World Day of Prayer for all Creation: at 7:30pm on Tuesday September 1st in Holy Cross Church[more]
The joint UK and Ireland summer gathering of Focolare took place at Liverpool Hope University from 28th July to 2nd August with the title “Signs of Hope”. Each day explored aspects of Hope: Hope for Community, Hope for Everyone, Hope for our World, Hope for tomorrow and Hope for dialogue, a morning dedicated to inter-religious dialogue. Speakers were Muslim scholar Dr.Mohammad Shomali, Hindu leader Dr. Puri and Roman Catholic Bishop Brendan Leahy.
Susan Gately who participated in the event wrote two articles for catholicireland.net