From Siobhain Bradley, Youth Ministry, Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Árus de Brún:
Making a place at the table for our young people: A youth day in preparation for the Eucharistic Congress to be held at the Poor Clare Monastery, Nuns’ Island, Galway on Saturday 3rd March 2012, from 1-6pm. Main Speaker is Fr. Eamonn O’Driscoll OFM. The day includes music, testimonies, talks, a guided Holy Hour, and also the opportunity to meet with the sisters. The day will conclude with a youthful Mass. This event is geared at young men and women, ages of 18-35. For more info: See www.poorclares.ie or their Facebook page (Poor Clares Galway).
NATIONAL YOUTH FAITH CONFERENCE: Following last year's success, the youth of Tullamore Junior Parish Pastoral Council have organised another National Youth Conference. The event takes place on Saturday 25th February in St. Mary's Youth and Community Centre, Tullamore from 9am-5pm. The theme of this years conference is " Our Faith, Lets Celebrate". The day will be filled with music, workshops, guest speakers, and discussions. It is organised and geared towards young people between 12-18, and their group leaders. For information on booking a place to this event, contact Siobhain Bradley on 091-565066.
From Ability West:
The annual Menlo Walk in aid of Ability West is taking place on Sunday next February 12th. It starts at the Menlo school at 12 noon and there will be light refreshments in Áras Pobail afterwards. Registration is on the day, Single €10 and Families €25. For further details contact Brega Kelly 087 6179886.
From Brainwave, The Irish Epilepsy Association:
To mark European Epilepsy Day, February the 13th, Brainwave The Irish Epilepsy Association will hold an Awareness/Information Evening in the Harbour Hotel, New Dock Road, Galway.Date: Feb 13th at 8pm.
Talk will be given by Teresa Leahy, Neurology Nurse Specialist, UHG.
Please contact Evelyn at 091 568180 if you wish to attend.
Evelyn Monson Kirby
Community Resource Officer
The Irish Epilepsy Association