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Advent

On Sunday Dec 17th Deirdre Ni Chinnéide(sister of Mary Kennedy presenter of Nationwide) will lead an hour of music, song, reflection and prayer in Ballybane Church at 6.30pm. The candlelit atmosphere along with the words and music are specially chosen to put us in touch with the true Christmas spirit. Give this hour as a gift to yourself - 6.30pm here in the church.                                                                                  

Pastoral Area Reconciliation

Reconciliation for the Pastoral Area of Ballybane, Renmore, Mervue and Doughiska will be held in St. Oliver Plunkett Church, Renmore on Wednesday December 20th at 7.30pm.

Remembering Our Babies Mass

Mass remembering all babies who have died on or around the time of birth (stillbirth, neonatal, miscarriage) will be held on Dec.17th at 6.00pm in the Chapel of St. Columbanus, (University Chapel).

Rainbows Programme 2018

A peer support 9 week programme for children coping with grief/ loss begins in the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Newtownsmith, Galway on January Monday 15th 2018 from 6.30p.m - 7:30p.m. For more details contact: 091565066 / 091565080 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Perinatal­­ & Self Care Support­ ­Group

A new Aware Perinatal­­ & Self Care Support­ ­Group meets in Unit­ 8­ Merlin Park from ­7.3­0pm to 9pm every Wednesday. This peer­ supp­ort group is suitable­ for anyone ex­perienc­ing low mood ­or anxiety, which sta­rted duri­ng pregnanc­y or after­ birth. You do not need a diagnosis or a referral. No­ appointmen­t necessa­ry and there i­s no cos­t involved. Further information available from Rosemary 01 661 7211.

Mervue Indoor Mat Bowls Club

Are you semi-retired or retired? If so come along to the Bowls Club any Monday or Thursday morning from 10.15am – 12 noon in the Mervue Community Centre, Michael Collins Rd, Mervue. No experience necessary as training will be given and bowls will be supplied. For further information phone 087 9060386.

The Wednesday Club
This club is for anyone who is over 60 and would like to meet for a chat and a cup of tea, learn new and interesting things, and have some fun. Our Team of 5 will be delighted to welcome you and help you settle in. We meet on Wednesdays between 2.30pm and 4.00pm in the Enterprise Centre. For more information please phone 091 755381 or 087 - 2354487.

Aware - Galway City East Group

This group meets every Monday in the Ballybane Community Resource Centre at 8.00pm. It is for people with experience of stress, anxiety, depression and mood related conditions. No referral needed and no booking required.

 

Croi Nua Autumn Programme 2017

All Croi Nua Autumn Programmes and Autumn Lecture Series are held in Croi Nua Centre, Rosary Lane, Taylor’s Hill, Galway (Opposite Scoil Róis). For Further information contact 091 520960/0872980564/ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   

 

At Home with your Bible – Exploration into John’s Gospel 

 And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us“.

 Facilitator: Patsy Kelly MSC
What’s it all about?  What’s in it for me?  Will it make any difference to me or to our world?

 Date: Every Tuesday morning and evening.

 Time: 10.15am – 12.15 and repeated every evening 7.30 – 9.30pm.
(Daily Mass follows the morning session).

 Suggested donation towards costs: €7.00.

 

Good News each Sunday 

Reflection on Readings of Sunday Mass. A great challenge of our faith is to connect the Word of God with our world and with all that is happening in our lives. A group of people meet each Thursday at Croi Nua to reflect on the readings of the following Sunday and share on how they might be Good News for them. You are invited to join them. Perhaps you might bring a friend with you!

Facilitator: Patsy Kelly MSC.

Date: Every Thursday.

Time: 7.30 – 9.30 p.m.

Suggested donation towards costs: €5.00.

 

 

Croi Nua Autumn Lecture Series

All Croi Nua Autumn Programmes and Autumn Lecture Series are held in Croi Nua Centre, Rosary Lane, Taylor’s Hill, Galway (Opposite Scoil Róis). For Further information contact 091 520960/0872980564/ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   

 

Full Day Retreat for participants of “Life’s Healing Journey”

Time: Saturday December 16th from 10.00-4.00pm.

Places are limited so please book early.

Facilitator: Charles J. Sweeney MSC and the Life’s Healing Journey team.

 

3 Day Advent Retreat  

Quiet time to prepare and reflect what it means that “The Word was made flesh and dwelt among us.”

Facilitator: Patsy Kelly MSC. 

Time: December 13th, 14th & 15th from 10.00 – 4.30pm.

 

Faith Reading Group

Date: Saturday September 23rd and once monthly thereafter.

Time: 2.00 – 3.30pm.

Book Title: “No Salvation Outside the Poor” by Jon Sobrino.

 

Taize Spirituality and Prayer in Croi Nua

Taize meeting in Croi Nua

An hour of spirituality and prayer.

Date: Last Monday of each month at 8.00pm. 

 

Meditation Group Meeting

In a world saturated by noise, speed, and movement, people yearn for spaces to settle down, to be still, to be at home with themselves and to allow God to speak to them. A sacred space for meditation is offered every week in Croi Nua.

Time: Every Friday at 7.30pm and throughout the year. 

 

Service of Reconciliation

Facilitators: Croí Nua Team - December 20th.

 

AA Meetings 

Time: Every Monday and Friday 5.30 – 7.00pm.

 

Arts Anonymous

12 Step Spirituality fellowship for all who wish to fulfil their creative potential.

Time: Every Sunday - 7.00 to 8.15pm.