Faith Development Group

Cora Guinnane, Gerard Lynch, Gabrielle Lynch, Ada Power, Eileen Fahy & Declan Hogan.
Members of the Faith Development Group

Mary Lynch and Mary O’Gorman
The Baptism Team and are also part of the Faith Development group.

The Faith Development group is a working group of the Parish Pastoral Council.  Our role is to maintain and develop key areas of faith development and renewal within the Parish, which are inspired by Christ’s teaching and which proclaim the gospel values within our Christian community.

This will include faith formation, faith renewal, faith development, sacramental preparation, scripture & liturgy and evangelisation.

The work undertaken by the faith development group today include:

  • Wedding preparation booklet
  • Funeral liturgy booklet
  • Baptism preparation
  • Lenten talks 2011
  • Lenten talks 2012
  • Awareness of faith development courses/talks
  • Children’s Holy Thursday liturgy 2011
  • Clare Abbey Pilgrimage Mass
  • Prayer cards for primary schools
  • Family Mass at Christmas
  • St Brigid’s Day Talk Fr. Denis Crosby
  • Altar Servers faith formation day
  • Giving Tree at Christmas
  • Review of Bishop’s Pastoral Letter
  • Celebration with parish prayer groups
  • Cluster events/liturgies

Our work in 2012-2013 includes:

  • Bible Prayer Group for pre communion children
  • 24 hour Eucharistic adoration in preparation for the Eucharistic Congress
  • Liturgy for Expectant Parents
  • Parish workshops
  • Scripture courses
  • Cluster events/liturgies
  • Faith formation for all those involved in parish ministry

Other areas of faith development will be identified during the year.

Any member of our community is welcome to be part of the faith development group and their contribution, suggestions and ideas would be warmly welcome.