Lenten Reflection: Can we make sense of suffering? (1 Mar)
Quakers in Ireland
by quakersireland
4d ago
This online Lenten reflection is one of a series on “Reading the Signs of the Time in the Light of the Gospel from Advent to Lent”, which is organised by Priests and Religious for Justice and Peace, North-East and South in Sri Lanka. The talk is given by Mitri Rehab, one of the most outspoken Palestinian theologians from Bethlehem. Further information, including the Meeting ID and Passcode, are given in this leaflet ..read more
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Voices from the Margins – Gaza and Beyond (March 9)
Quakers in Ireland
by quakersireland
6d ago
The well-known and much respected documentary film-maker Peadar King will speak about lesser-heard activist voices in Israel, Palestine and beyond who are committed to human rights and who are discovering humanity in the other. The session will be facilitated by Denis Halliday, who spent decades working with the United Nations. The event will take place at Churchtown Meeting House on Saturday 9 March 3.00-4.45pm. A retiring collection will be taken up for Right Sharing of World Resources, who work to promote equity and thereby help to remove some of the causes of war. You can find more informa ..read more
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EMES Weekly Meeting for Worship to Pray for Peace
Quakers in Ireland
by quakersireland
1w ago
Just a reminder that the Europe and Middle East Section (EMES) of the Friends World Committee for Consultation is holding a weekly online Meeting for Worship to Pray for Peace every Tuesday: https://fwccemes.org/calendar/ukraine-worship This is held at 13.30 Irish Time ..read more
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Obituary for Christopher Moriarty from the Irish Times
Quakers in Ireland
by quakersireland
2w ago
This obituary can be accessed here ..read more
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Silent Vigil for Peace at Rathfarnham Meeting House (25 Feb)
Quakers in Ireland
by quakersireland
2w ago
A silent vigil for peace will be held at Rathfarnham Meeting House on Sunday 25 February between 2pm and 5pm. This will be a silent vigil, with no speeches, signs, flags, or other political symbols. It is focusing on Peace. Children are welcome in the care of their parents. Some further information can be found on this flyer ..read more
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Junior Yearly Meeting 2024 – 28 March to 1 April
Quakers in Ireland
by quakersireland
2w ago
Junior Yearly Meeting (JYM) is a gathering of young Friends and any young people interested in Quakerism in Ireland aged 14-18. We come together to meet, discuss, debate, and learn together. There are many social activities, too, such as workshops, a decathlon, a fancy dress banquet, and a concert. You can get more information from this JYM 2024 leaflet. You can also download the JYM application form ..read more
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Discussion: Do you want to be a Friend?
Quakers in Ireland
by quakersireland
2w ago
This Dublin Area Quaker Community discussion will take place at Monkstown Meeting House on Wednesday 21st February at 7pm. a number of Friends will speak, with time for open discussion. All are welcome but please contact monkstownpm@gmail.com if you wish to come to the discussion, but do not (yet) attend a Dublin Area Quaker Meeting ..read more
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QCEA Webinar: The EU Elections and Quaker Concerns
Quakers in Ireland
by quakersireland
3w ago
Date and Time: Thursday, 22nd February, 6:00pm to 7:15pm (Irish time). This webinar will delve into the intricacies of the upcoming EU Elections, shedding light on key issues at stake and exploring their intersections with Quaker concerns. Our aim is to provide participants with knowledge about the elections and help discover ways to actively engage with candidates on issues that matter to Quakers. Here is a link that provides you with more information about the webinar. If you would like to participate, please register HERE (there is no charge for registration). Please feel free to ..read more
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It Happened at Frederick Street – talk by Felicity McCartney, 25 Feb 1-2pm, Frederick Street Meeting House
Quakers in Ireland
by quakersireland
3w ago
A reminiscence by Felicity McCartney of South Belfast Meeting of activity on the Frederick Street Quaker Meeting site during the Troubles. In August 1969, women and children whose homes in North and West Belfast had been firebombed, sheltered in the Meeting House. This was the first of a multi-level response by Quakers, in Belfast and throughout Ireland, during the Troubles. The web of connections and practical service that had been developed during the Famine, and the level of trust built up at that time, was a foundation for the response to a different crisis, a century later. Felicity was a ..read more
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George Fox Digital Exhibition & Competition – Deadline 15 Feb
Quakers in Ireland
by quakersireland
3w ago
The Quaker Tapestry Museum is inviting children and Young Friends to celebrate the 400th Anniversary of George Fox’s birth by contributing to a special digital exhibition. They are looking for art inspired by the teachings of George Fox or by the Quaker Tapestry. This can be your own tapestry panel, drawings, craftwork, photos or poems. All images of artwork created are to be sent to info@quaker-tapestry.co.uk before 15th February 2024. All artwork will be displayed as part of the digital exhibition. The Quaker Tapestry Museum will be delighted to receive ima ..read more
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