Groups

This is a list of Knocklyon Parish and Community groups and notices which relate to each. Click on the group name below for more information. If you would like your community group, club or service to appear on our website please contact the Parish Office.

The Rutland Centre

Knocklyon Road. Tel: 494 6358.

Residential addiction centre. Family intervention programmes.

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Parish Pastoral Forum

12 September 2011
17 October 2011
14 November 2011
12 December 2011
23 January 2012
27 February 2012
16 April 2012
21 May 2012

All meetings at 8.00 pm in the Iona Centre.

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Pioneer Total Abstinence Association

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Post Confirmation Group

This group is open to second-level students who have made their Confirmation. Using the recently published Youcat (Youth Catechism) as their guide, the group meets to explore topics of faith in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

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Knocklyon News Team

This group of volunteers oversees the editorial policy and production of the Knocklyon News. It offers an opportunity to all the various groups within the wider community of Knocklyon to report on their activities. The Knocklyon News is published approximately six times per year and submissions are welcome from parishioners.

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7pm Youth Gospel Choir

Knocklyon Youth Gospel Choir

Group of young people [teens] who sing at the 7 p.m. Mass on the last Sunday of every month.

New members are always welcome.  Why not join?

If interested,  please contact Parish Office, 01 494 1204

 

 

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Rainbows Group

Rainbows is a peer support programe to assist children, adolescents and adults who are grieving a death, separation or other painful transitions in their family. A Rainbows Programme is conducted in small groups of between three and five children of the same age under the direcftion of a trained facilitator and runs for 12 weeks.

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Contact Group

An essential element in the life of any community is meeting each other and extending a welcome to new members joining the community. This group of parishioners visit areas across the parish providing face-to-face contact. New members are always welcome.

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Faith & Light Group

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Lectio Divina Group

Lectio Divina (Divine Reading) is a long established way of reflecting on the Scriptures. The Scriptures are a window for what happened in the past and a mirror in which you can see what is happening to you today. Through prayerful reading of the Scriptures we try to discover the living Word which God speaks to us today. The group meets weekly in the Iona Centre, to reflect on the scripture readings for the Sundays of the year.

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Bethany Bereavement Group

Members of this group are parishioners who themselves have suffered loss and offer their support to those trying to cope with loss whether recent or in the more distant past. New members are welcome and will be asked to participate in a training course one evening a week for 11 weeks. These courses are held twice a year, commencing in September and February.

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Social Committee

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Parish Finance Team

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Parish Forum

For more information contact Michael Giblin.

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Parish Team

For more information contact Gerry Pounch.

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Society of St. Vincent de Paul

The St. Vincent de Paul Society is a voluntary organisation working with people in need. The activities include working for social justice, maintaining hostels and refuges, social housing projects, breakfast clubs and visiting homes, hospitals and prisons.

The local conference in Knocklyon meets each week in the Iona Centre. New volunteers are always needed.

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Church Shop

The Church Shop offers a range of religious goods from Rosaries to religious books and Mass Cards. It is staffed by volunteers from the parish. It is open every morning after the 10am Mass and on Sundays from 11am to 1:30pm. Why not pay a visit?

 

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Church Cleaners

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Liturgy & Spirituality

This group organises many of the liturgical functions during the year. It also compiles, for example, a programme of readings and prayers for the Pre-Natal Blessings, Mass for the World Day of the Sick in February, Reconciliation Services, Memorial Services for deceased members of the parish and other relevant ceremonies. If you have an interest in liturgy, please do contact the team. It meets once per month.

For more information contact Fr. Michael Morrissey.

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Ministers of the Word

The Ministers of the Word play an important part in the parish liturgies by proclaiming the Word of God. The Ministers of the Word meet once per month where they have an opportunity to examine and discuss the upcoming liturgical readings. Education and training on the role of the Ministry is provided.

For more information contact Fr. Michael Morrissey.

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Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion play an important part in the liturgical celebrations of the parish. They also serve the sick and housebound members of our parish by bringing the Blessed Sacrament to homes. Ministers serve every second Sunday and meet monthly in the Iona Centre. Education and training on the role of the Ministry is provided.

For more information contact Fr. Michael Morrissey.

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12:30 Gospel Choir

The singing of the Gospel Choir enriches the liturgy at the 12:30 Mass on the second Sunday of every month during the school year. The choir sings a range of gospel and ethnic music including soul ballads and four-part melodies. A particular highlight of the choir’s activies each year is the musical commeration of Our Lord’s Passion which takes place in the church on Good Friday night. New members are always welcome to join this very sociable group. If you are interested in joining, please contact the Parish Office or simply attend a pracitce session in the church.

For more information contact Ruth Kelly.

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11 O’Clock Choir

This choir comprises parishioners who help to create a prayerful, solemn and joyful atmosphere into which the congregation can enter. If you wish to join the choir in singing prayerful hyms, why not join us? Come along and you will be welcome – even better, bring a friend! Rehearsals take place weekly followed by a cup of tea and a chat.

For more information contact Denis Morgan.

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Children’s Gospel Drama Group

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Children’s Choir

This choir sings at the 10 O’Clock Mass every Sunday. It is open to all children who have made their First Holy Communion. It provides a great opportunity for children to make new friends and deepen their understanding of their faith. Rehersals take place each week in the church.

For more information contact Carol Murphy O’Shea.

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Knocklyon Community Council

The Knocklyon Community Council (KCC) was established in 1981. It is an Authorised Body under the appropriate Local Government Act. Its function is to promote the interests of Knocklyon in all areas of activity i.e. cultural, educational, sporting, recreational and economic. All associations and clubs in Knocklyon are entitled to appoint a member to the council.

The KCC is a voluntary, non-political organisation, governed by an approved constitution. It is supported purely by an annual collection, and by subscriptions from

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The Rutland Centre

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Knocklyon Active Retirement Association (KARA)

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ICA

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Knocklyon Concert Band

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Scouts

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Badminton

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Knocklyon Golf Society

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Brothers Pearse Athletic

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Knocklyon United F.C.

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Ballyboden St. Enda’s GAA

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Knocklyon History Society

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KAIES

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Foróige

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