August 4, 2022

Radical Renewal: How Dublin Archdiocese is ‘Building Hope’

This article was published in the Irish Catholic newspaper on July 28, 2022. A PDF of the page can be found here. With thanks to the Irish Catholic Radical renewal: How Dublin Archdiocese is ‘Building Hope’ By Fr Gareth Byrne Unprecedented change is coming in the Archdiocese of Dublin. In April […]
May 19, 2022

Building Hope parish gathering resources

Please send all Building Hope correspondence to buildinghope@dublindiocese.ie Many thanks to everyone who participated in this week’s Building Hope Zoom meetings. Approximately 275 people from 115 parishes took part. It is great to see the momentum building. Thank you to all who participated. Training will be available again along the […]
May 18, 2022

Week of Prayer

You are warmly invited to join together in a Week of Prayer to the Holy Spirit for the renewal of the Church in Dublin from May 29 to June 6 – Ascension Sunday through Pentecost to the Feast of Mary, Mother of the Church. Your Week of Prayer resource booklet […]
May 13, 2022

Building Hope response form

A print-ready version (PDF) of the Building Hope response form can be downloading by clicking the image below. If you are ready to make your submission, please click on this link to the Building Hope Response Form and on the first page of the form type in the Parish Code […]
May 4, 2022

Building Hope Animator – Invitation

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April 14, 2022

An Invitation to Parish Partnerships Building Hope

An Invitation to Parish Partnerships Building Hope   Dear Parish Team, Chair of PPC and Chair of PFC As confirmed by the 3,000 responses to the Building Hope Task Force consultation, there is a widespread desire for renewal in our faith communities. All the signs around us indicate that, to […]
April 14, 2022

Living the Hope of Easter: Archbishop Dermot Farrell, Pastoral Letter, Easter 2022

    “They have taken the Lord from the tomb, and we don’t know where they have put him.” (John 20:2). Mary’s grief at the death of her Lord, is compounded by the shock of the empty tomb. Someone has taken the body of the one she loves. Like Mary Magdalene […]
April 14, 2022

Parish Resources, Easter 2022

Parish Resources, Easter 2022, contains a letter of introduction from Archbishop Dermot Farrell, as well as: 1. Living the Hope of Easter: Archbishop Dermot Farrell, Pastoral Letter, Easter 2022 2. Archdiocese of Dublin Statement of Mission 3. Building Hope: The Principles which inform our Pastoral Strategy 4. Parish Partnerships, Initial Phase: […]
April 14, 2022

Archdiocese of Dublin Statement of Mission

Statement of Mission A year after his installation, Archbishop Dermot Farrell, guided by the Building Hope Task Force Report, presents a Statement of Mission for the Dublin Archdiocese. This Statement highlights our core mission in a time of rapid change, setting out a vision for the diocese and providing values […]
April 14, 2022

The Principles which Inform our Pastoral Strategy

The Principles which Inform our Pastoral Strategy 1. Jesus Christ is the foundation and centre of our mission and ministry. 2. Baptism gives us our vocation as brothers and sisters of Jesus Christ respecting the different yet complementary roles of lay, consecrated and ordained people. 3. Consultation, collaboration, listening and […]
April 14, 2022

Parish Partnerships, Initial Phase: Process and Timeline

  Click here to download a print-ready PDF of Parish Partnerships, Initial Phase: Process and Timeline
April 13, 2022

The Building Hope Prayer

The Building Hope Prayer Pilgrim God, we give you thanks and praise. You constantly journey with us even in our darkness and doubts. We seek your way of loving kindness to walk together as one family. Open our eyes to recognise you in the faces of one another, in the […]
February 9, 2022

Building Hope Task Force Report

Building Hope Task Force Report In April, Archbishop Dermot Farrell established a Task Force called Building Hope. The Task Force was asked to assess the needs of the people of the Archdiocese emerging from Covid-19 and to work to support parish communities as they undertake a radical renewal, looking to […]