St Paul’s 150th year (1868-2018): dates for your diary
11th Confirmation Service, 3pm
14th Ash Wednesday Services Holy Communion at 7.15 am and 11 am
19th Lent Discussion Group Monday nights of Lent 8 pm Committee Room, Parish Centre
22nd Parish Film Night features Atonement, 8pm
25th Songs of Praise 7 pm
4th Launch of Community Project for 150th anniversary
11th Mothering Sunday
23rd Daffodil Day Coffee Morning 10.30 am Parish Centre.
25th Holy Week begins: John Stainer’s The Crucifixion 7 pm. A meditation on the Sacred Passion of the Holy Redeemer Palm Sunday in St Paul’s at 7pm. Oisin O’Dalaigh (Tenor) Eoghan Desmond (Bass) Nathan Barrett Conductor Thomas Maxwell Organ and joint choir from the “cluster” parishes.
26th onwards, Holy Week continues: Evening Services 8 pm rotating around parishes of Holy Trinity Killiney (Mon); Christ Church Dun Laoghaire (Tues); St Patrick’s Dalkey (Wed); St Paul’s Glenageary (Thurs) and St Matthias Killiney/Ballybrack (Fri).
1st Easter Day
15th Visiting preacher: The Ven Gordon Linney, (Rector of St Paul’s, 1980-2004) followed by the Easter General Vestry
29th Visiting preacher: The Very Rev. Paul Bogle, Dean of Trim, a former parishioner.
6th Rogation Sunday Eco Service asking for God’s blessing on new crops and for a fruitful growing season, 10.30am
13th Visiting preacher: The Rev Canon Susan Green; Chaplain Kilkenny College a former parishioner.
26th Summer Fair
8th 150th Anniversary Service of Celebration and Thanksgiving 11.30am followed by Garden Party.
2nd Walk/cycle to church Sunday – Open Air Service and BBQ, 12 noon
6th Parish Whist, Meeting Room, Parish Centre
8th Parish Outing to Wicklow and New Ross
23rd Visiting speaker 10.30am Barbara O’Connell CEO Acquired Brain Injury Ireland for our 150th anniversary community project
30th Service of Harvest Thanksgiving Visiting preacher: The Very Rev. Arthur Barrett, Dean of Raphoe, a former parishioner
7th Pets Service
12th Glasthule Opera Concert Glasthule Opera will present a special evening of classical operatic arias from Mozart, Verdi and Puccini with young Irish singers each ready to embark on an international career, 7.30pm
14th Kisiizi Sunday
4th 10.30 am Visiting preacher: The Rev Canon Paul Willoughby, former son of the Rectory and Curate Assistant 1990-1992; Thanksgiving Service for Loved Ones 7 pm
11th Remembrance Sunday
17th Handel’s Messiah performed by The Occasional Singers and soloists
18th 10.30 am Visiting preacher: The Rev Canon Gillian Wharton Curate Assistant 1993-1996
2nd Advent Carol Service, Joint service at St Patrick’s, Dalkey, 7pm
23rd Christingle Service 10.30 am
23rd Nine Lesson and Carols by Candlelight 7pm
24th The First Eucharist of Christmas 11.30 pm
25th (Tuesday) Christmas Day 8.15 am Holy Communion and 10.30 am Family Service
31st New Year’s Eve: Closing of 150th anniversary year and ringing in 2019