We were delighted to welcome back to the centre the Don Bosco Care Group who returned to host their Staff Day. Don Bosco Care provides Residential Care and Aftercare for 32 boys aged 10 – 21 years at 6 houses across north Dublin. These young people are referred for care because it is unsafe for them to live with their families. They also provide an Outreach aftercare service to 60 boys and girls who have moved or are moving from care to [...]
“Wherever men and women are condemned to live in poverty, human rights are violated. To come together to ensure that these rights be respected is our solemn duty.” Father Joseph Wresinski On Friday, 19 February 2016 to mark the World Day for Social Justice an information plaque was unveiled at the Social Justice and Poverty Stone on Customs House Quay. The Lord Mayor Criona Ni Dhalaigh, the director of Social Justice Ireland, Sean Healy, the Deputy Ambassador of France, Philippe Fay and [...]
We would like to share the thanks extended from the Dublin Simon Community for the winter clothing donations received from the Carol Services attendees. “As valued members of our community, you ensure our light at Simon will continue to shine for people in their darkest hour. On behalf of our clients and residents who rely on our services, I would like to thank you most sincerely for your thoughtful donation of winter clothing for our services, collected during your carol [...]
In the City of Dublin Education and Training Board (CDETB) we believe that education should be available and accessible to all of our population. Some images of the CDETB Finglas group at the Margaret Aylward Centre. https://www.facebook.com/CDETBFinglas/photos/a.1224601710901992.1073741841.454671211228383/1224603924235104/?type=3&theater
February 1-7 of each year has been designated World Interfaith Harmony Week by the United Nations. It was launched in February 2011 to promote harmony among people of different faiths at a time when interreligious conflict is claiming lives and livelihoods all over the world.
This week in January has developed as an annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. It is bookended with World Day of Migrants and Refugees celebrated on January 17 and National Holocaust Memorial Day which will be celebrated on January 24. These events remind us of the fractured nature of humanity. We are reminded too of the hope and potential greatness of humanity. We believe that our world can be different. Here at the Margaret Aylward Centre for Faith and [...]
The team at the Margaret Aylward Centre for Faith and Dialogue wish you a very Happy Christmas. Thank you for your support in 2015. May the New Year bring you peace and abundant blessings.
The Holy Faith Sisters warmly invite you to an Advent prayer and reflection in Taize style on Friday, 4 December 2015 from 7.30 – 8.30pm in the Convent chapel, Holy Faith Convent Glasnevin, enter by chapel side door.
16 Nov 2015 Global We stand in solidarity with the people of Paris and of France. We recognise these acts of terrorism are also directed to all women and men of good will, people who wish to live in peace and allow their neighbours to live in peace. We, whose only weapons are our prayers, pray: For those who have died as victims of these acts terrorism, may they rest in peace, For those in the fire-arms trade, may God soften their hearts [...]
Sisters of Faith for Peace are women of all faiths and cultures who come together to work for the common purpose of peace, believing that we are all created by God and lasting peace can be achieved by women working in cooperation with men, in mutual dignity and respect. Sr Brenda Quinn from the Margaret Aylward Centre for Faith and Dialogue recently met Doris Mc Cann, the Chairwoman of the group SFP, who subsequently invited her to attend a social gathering on October [...]