Welcome to the Parish of St. Francis of Assisi
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Inspired by the Gospel, we the parishioners of St Francis of Assisi Parish recognise the dignity and uniqueness of each child and young person. Like Jesus, who washed the feet of others, we are committed to serving the children and…
We will hold our annual Festival of Faith from 20th to 28th May 2013.
Details to follow…
To read a section of the history of Priorswood Parish click on the link.
See the attached PDF
As part of our preparations for the Eucharistic Congress in 2012 we are starting Eucharistic Adoration every Friday from this Friday 7th October from 10.45am to 11.45am and 5.00pm to 6.00pm.
Please come and spend some time with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament.
“This is the will of My father that everyone who looks upon the Son & believes in Him will have eternal Life” Jn 6:40.
National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland
Director: Mr. Ian Elliott.
Telephone: 01 505 3018. Fax: 01 5053026
Faoiseamh is an organisation which provides telephone counselling and a counselling and psychotherapy referral service for people who have been sexually, physically, or emotionally abused by priests or religious. Our aim is to ensure that the people who contact us receive the best possible help and support in dealing with the events of the past.
Free access to a helpline staffed by experienced Telephone Counsellors. This operates on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11.00 am – 8.00 pm, and on Fridays from 11.00 am to 4.00 pm.
Freephone 1800 331234 (Rep. of Ireland) and Freephone 0800 973272 (NI and UK).
Connect is a free phone counselling service for any adult who has experienced abuse, trauma or neglect in childhood. The service is also available to partners or relatives of people with these experiences. With Connect you can talk in confidence with a trained counsellor who can listen or help with questions you have.
Connect is an out of hours service available Wednesday to Sunday, from 6-10pm.
To speak to a counsellor call: Freephone 1800 235 235
Click on link to download – Services for adults abused in Institutions
National Counselling Service (NCS)
The HSE National Counselling Service (NCS) is for adults who were abused in childhood and was established in September 2000 in response to the recognition that a large number of adults had been abused as children while in care in State institutions in Ireland. The NCS offers confidential face to face counselling, free of charge, to adults who experienced physical, emotional, sexual abuse or neglect during childhood. Counselling is available at 60 locations throughout Ireland.
For an appointment at a location of your choice Freephone: 1800 235 234
More information at: www.hse-ncs.ie