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Diocese of GalwayKilmacduagh & Kilfenora

Deoise na GaillimheChill Mac Duach & Chill Fhionnúrach

Pastoral Outreach Centre autumn events

Published on 29/09/2021
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Bible Basics for Today's World: Part 1 (online weekly from 28 September 2021)

So many of us are afraid to open the Bible. We feel that understanding it is beyond us – without a degree or two in Sacred Scripture!

Nothing could be further from the truth. The Bible is God’s Word to God’s people, to us, and it should always be approached from this perspective. 
During this introductory series we will begin to deepen our appreciation of Scripture, while keeping it explainable and understandable – because without this basic understanding, how can we ever hope to hear and understand God speaking to us today as individuals, as community, as Church?

The course is open to all, but requires registration at 
A Zoom link will be forwarded each week to all participants along with relevant notes.

The series is facilitated by Fr Gerard McCarthy, SVD.illustration of open bible

Tuesday 28 September 7.30pm–8.30pm
Tuesday 5 October 7.30pm–8.30pm
Tuesday 12 October 7.30pm–8.30pm
Tuesday 26 October 7.30pm–8.30pm
Tuesday 2 November 7.30pm–8.30pm
Tuesday 9 November 7.30pm–8.30pm


Praying Through God's Word (online fortnightly from 27 September 2021)

We return to our fortnightly journey of learning, or relearning, how to pray with Scripture. Don’t worry if you couldn’t attend the previous series – each evening is a ‘stand-alone’ session.

Online sessions:

  • 20 minutes on the meaning of prayer;
  • 10  minutes for any questions you may have;
  • 20 minutes of guided Scripture prayer.

 Facilitated by Fr Gerard McCarthy, and praying hands

Send an email to  and we'll send you a Zoom Link.
You'll receive a weekly Scripture text, along with any relevant notes.

Hope to see you on Monday nights!

Monday 27 September 7.30pm–8.20pm
Monday 11 October 7.30pm–8.20pm
Monday 25 October 7.30pm–8.20pm
Monday 8 November 7.30pm–8.20pm
Monday 22 November 7.30pm–8.20pm
Monday 6 December 7.30pm–8.20pm