Our annual remembrance mass on the 17th of November where we gave thanks to God for the lives of all of our departed loved ones. A special candle was lit in memory of all ARG members who passed away during the past year. Mass said by Fr Michael Casey.
ARG enjoyed a day out at the Fairy House winter festival.
We are delighted to have brought on board our new Active Retirement group coordinator; Amy Elbay. Amy is Santry born and bred. She graduated from All Hallows with a B.A in Theology and English Literature with a Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia care from Trinity College. and a Masters in Chaplaincy studies from D.C.U.
In Amy’s words; “I’ve been working in providing activities and pastoral care for older people for the past eight years and have loved every minute of it. I’m really enjoying the role so far and I consider it a privilege to work for such a fantastic organisation.”
After such a long wait, we are delighted that the Active Retirement Group are back in the centre. Over the last few weeks, they took part in their usual activities like bingo and darts with new a few new ones thrown in like a virtual concert as well as trips to the Botanic Gardens and the Henrietta Street Museum.
We have a Newsletter from our Men’s Group Coordinator, Glenn. The document contains a number of activities to keep you occupied. The theme of this newsletter is “this shall pass“. That’s important to remember. We are all doing our best during difficult circumstances, but it will be worth it when we all meet up again. Stay safe.
As we begin Level 5 measures today, it is important to know what our programmes and groups will be doing during this period. Below is the Men’s Group schedule for the next 6 weeks. We will be updating information as the situation develops on this blog.