Community Groups

There are many diverse groups who can offer help, advice and support within our community, including the following. Please contact the named person or the Parish Office (tel: 01-2858835) or email info@cabinteelyparish.ie for further information.

Church Ministries

Ministers of the Word
Proclaim the Word of God at all Masses
Coordinator: Parish Office.

Ministers of the Eucharist
Distribute the Eucharist at Mass and bring Holy Communion to the sick and housebound.
Contact through Parish Office.

Choir
Sing at 10:30a.m. Mass on Sundays
Practice on Tuesdays in Parish Church
Cantors lead congregational singing at 6.30pm Vigil Mass

Cabinteely Christian Gospel Group
Group sings at 12.30a.m. Mass on Sundays
Practice on 8pm Wednesdays in the Parish Centre
Contact through Parish Office.

Parish Liturgy Group
A group who meet monthly to plan liturgies in the parish including, reconciliation services, Lenten and Advent liturgies etc.
Coordinator: Rosemary Roy. Contact through Parish Office.

Park Liturgy Group for Mass with Families with Young Children
This group meets regularly to plan the Children’s Mass in the Park each Sunday at 11.15 a.m.
Coordinators: a group of parents.  Contact through Parish Office.

Flower Arranging
This group arranges the flowers for Sunday Mass and for Weddings and Special Occasions.
Coordinator: Eileen Kennedy. Contact through Parish Office.

Church Art and Environment
This group looks after the Crib, Easter Garden etc.
Coordinators: Ferghal O’ Farrell and Brian Brennan.  Contact through Parish Office.

Altar Servers
Training takes place regularly for the Parish Church and Mass Centre
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Coordinator: Alice. Contact through Parish Office.

Greeters
Greet People at the main Sunday masses and hand out the missalettes.
Coordinator: Jean Sheehan, Contact through Parish Office

Faith Development & Sharing

Faith Development for Adults
Occasional courses held in the Parish, particularly at Lent and Advent
Contact: Aine Tennyson through Parish Office

Scripture Sharing
Small neighbourhood groups who get together to pray the Scriptures and bring the Word of God to life.
Contact: Jean Cole, through Parish Office.

Word Prayer Group
Meetings held every Thursday at 8pm in the Parish Centre.  Mass in Parish Centre on 1st Thursday of every month.
Contact through Parish Office.

St Brigid’s Home Contact Group
Visits to housebound people in the parish (any age). We hope to increase the sense of contact and participation within the community by giving whatever time we can offer e.g. a short weekly visit.
Coordinator: Teresa
Contact through Parish Office.

 

Sacramental

Baptism Group
Help parents prepare for the baptism of their child.  Pre-baptism meeting for parents is held on the 1st Tuesday of each month in the Parish House.
Contact: Margaret Kavanagh.  Contact through Parish Office.

Parents’ First Communion Team
A small group of parents who host meetings for First Communion parents and share some of their own experiences of the occasion.
Contact: Catherine McCabe through Parish Office.

First Communion Faith Friends
Parents who accompany children preparing for First Communion by sharing their own faith with a small group of children.
Contact: through Parish Office.

Parents’ Confirmation Team
A small group of parents who host meetings for Confirmation parents and share some of their own experiences of the occasion.
Contact:  through Parish Office

Confirmation Faith Friends
Young adults who accompany children preparing for Confirmation by sharing their own faith with a small group.
Contact:  through Parish Office

The Bethany Bereavement Support Group
See Family Life Centre

Communications

Contact
A newsletter, giving news of parish events, notices and small ads etc. Delivery by a team to each home in the parish.
Contact Parish Office.

Web site
Contact Parish Office.

Youth Groups

St Brigid’s Transition Year Link Project
Project for students from the parish who are in transition year.  The Group meet once a month for an organized programme of events.
Contact: Irene Fitzpatrick through the Parish Office.

St Brigid’s Youth Club SBYC
SBYC is on every Saturday  night from 7.30pm – 9.30pm and membership is open to all 2nd and 3rd year secondary students living in the parish. For more information click here and click below to download a membership form: youthclub membership form

Mother and Toddler
See Family Life Centre

Support Groups

St Vincent de Paul Society
For help or information contact the Parish Office at 2858835 or any of the priests

Social

Social Club for Senior Citizens
Meets every Wednesday 2:30 – 4:30pm in the Parish Centre from September to June
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Contact: Parish Office.

Bridge Club
Meets every Thursday 2:30 – 4:30pm in the Parish Centre from September to June.
Contact:  Parish Office.