On Thursday, 5th November 2009, a Mass of Remembrance (in particular of John Dunne SJ) will be celebrated in Emo Court at 3.30 pm. A special invitation is extended to Jesuits and former Jesuits who have lived and worked in Emo. The house will be opened for the afternoon and there will be an opportunity to visit places that evoke memories from past times, such as the old kitchens, which are not normally open to the public. It would be greatly appreciated if anyone who hopes to attend the gathering would phone Conor Harper at 01 2180244 or forward their names to his email: [email protected] .
12 November, 7.30 p.m. Lecture by Patrick Jordan, Editor of Commonweal. “Dorothy Day: Poverty, Protest and Prayer.” Chaired by Michael O’Sullivan SJ. Purcell House, All Hallows, Dublin 9.
Note two fund-raising events for Slí Eile: on 31 October a Hallowe’en Ball in the Skylon Hotel: Mulled wine reception from 7.00pm. 4 course dinner at 8pm. Fancy dress optional with prizes for best dressed. Tickets @ €50 available from Slí Eile at 01 8880606.
10 November: Liam Lawton in Concert in Gardiner Street Church, 8 p.m. Tickets €25 from parish office or Slí Eile at 01 8880606. Featuring tracks from Liam’s new CD, Healing Song, and old favourites. An evening of spiritual uplift with one of Ireland’s best-known religious composers. Proceeds after expenses go to Slí Eile.