Parish Lunch – May 14th

Our annual parish lunch for Christian Aid will be held this year on Sunday, 14th May after the 11am service. The usual tea and coffee will be served together with a light lunch to raise funds for Christian Aid. This event has been very well supported in the past and we hope that many parishioners will be able to join us this year again. It is our main fund raising event during Christian Aid Week. Contributions towards the lunch will be most gratefully received. Please let Traudi know if you can help in any way. Finger food like pies, sandwiches, sausages, savoury tartlets, buns, and cakes would be most welcome. 

Select Vestry

Select Vestry for 2017-2018

Mary Heffernan, Molly Sullivan, Barbara Bergin, Don Cazzini, Andrew Reid, Brian Molloy, Alistair Rowan, Amos McGrath, Barry Farrell, Charlie Smith, David Jones, Iris Scott, John Slattery, Paul MacDonnell, Richard Bannister, Simone Orr, Traudi Ferguson, and Valerie Houlden.

Triennial Elections

Synod Representatives: Traudi Ferguson, Barry Farrell, and John Slattery.
Supplemental Synod Members: Don Cazzini, Kaye Marshall, and Brian Molloy.
Parochial Nominators: Traudi Ferguson, David Jones, Don Cazzini, and Barbara Bergin.
Supplemental Nominators: Brian Molloy, Sara McMurry, John Slattery, and Amos McGrath.

 

Vacancy for Parish Administrator

Saint Bartholomew’s Church, Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 has a vacancy for an Administrator on a part-time basis for Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 10.30am to 3.30pm. Minimum requirements are competence with Microsoft Office, including desktop publishing.

If you are interested in applying for this position and would like to find out more detail about the job specifications please contact:

Fr Andrew McCroskery
Tel: 01-2694813

Job applications must be accompanied by a C.V. and two references. The closing date for applications will be Friday, 21st April 2017 and the interviews will take place on Saturday, 6th May 2017.

Lenten Course 2017

Rathgar Methodist Church have invited us in the Rural Deanery of Saint Ann’s to join with them for a 6-week series of ecumenical Lenten presentations entitled “Christianity from where I’m Sitting”, from Wednesday 1st March to Wednesday 5th April inclusive at 8.00pm in Rathgar Methodist Church, Brighton Road. This series is being run under the auspices of the local Rathgar/Terenure Fellowship involving all the local churches.

David Norris, Gordon Linney, Patsy McGarry, Kieran O’Mahony, Gillian Kingston and Fiona Murdoch will share something of their religious experiences and their impressions of the church today. Admission is free, but there will be a retiring collection every evening in aid of each speaker’s nominated charity.  Everyone is very welcome and please spread the word.

Parish Walk (25th February)

The Parish walk will take place on 25th February meeting at 10.30am at the entrance to Pearse Museum, St. Enda’s Park, Grange Road, Rathfarnham, Co. Dublin. There is a cafe run by Brambles in the courtyard for refreshments after the walk. St. Enda’s is set in nearly 50 acres of beautiful parkland. The Museum tells the story of Patrick and William Pearse who lived and ran a school there from 1910 to 1916. You can see a map of the park here. There are two car parks: one Sarah Curran Avenue and the other of Taylor’s Lane. Public transport is also detailed on the web site.

Heating failure

We would like to advise all parishioners and visitors that the heating in the church is currently out of order. Unfortunately we expect the repair to take a number of weeks, as a new boiler is required. Please wrap up warmly!

Cinema Evening in Denzille Cinema

As part of our 150th Anniversary celebrations we are holding an evening of film in Denzille Cinema, located at 13 Denzille Lane, off Fenian Street behind Merrion Square. The evening will begin on Friday 20th January at 8pm with a reception first and costs €25 per person. Places for this event are limited so if you would like to attend please contact the parish office to book a seat.