NEWSLETTER SUNDAY 20th February 2022  



Parish Mission Statement

Our Parish seeks to live as a family – supporting one another, open to all comers, building a community where each person feels wanted and cared for. To make this happen, we will work to grow in holiness through prayer and service and we will try to show God’s love in our daily lives.


Prayers + Readings on page105   St. Paul Sunday Missal 2022 cycle c

Your prayers are requested for the soul of Emily Meegan recently deceased and for Nickey Byrne, Elizabeth Durning, Pat Turner, Ann O’Reilly & Sarah Hennessy whose anniversaries occurs around this time, MAY THE SOULS OF ALL THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED THROUGH THE    MERCY OF GOD REST IN PEACE. AMEN.


February   Mass times and intentions

Saturday 19TH February 2022

10 am – Celebrants Intentions

4.30 pm – Mary & James Kelly

                   Jeremiah Buttermer Rec. Decease

                   Mick Ginty Rec. Deceased

                   Dick & Nancy Brennan – 60th Wedding Anniv.

 6 pm –    Bro. Mark Fitzpatrick Rec. Deceased

                  Jim, Bonnie, Noel & Nancy Johnson R.I.P.

                  John Butler Anniversary

                  Colum Johnston Rec Deceased.

                  Nickey Byrne Anniversary


Sunday 20th February2022

9 am –   Sue Taite 25th Anniversary

               Ina McGrath Rec. Deceased

               Liam Gall Rec. Deceased

              Noel Martin Rec. Deceased

 10.30 am – Parishioners Intentions

12 noon –   Syl Kearney Anniversary

                     Sheila Devlin 1st Anniversary

                     Mary Tracey Anniversary


Monday 21st February 2022

10 am –   Colum Johnston Rec. Deceased

                 Special Intention

                 Special Intention

                 Special Intention


Tuesday 22nd February 2022

10 am – Tony Doyle & Teresa Claffery Rec. Deceased

                Oliver Hegarty & Gerard Caughan Rec. Deceased   

                Special Intention


 Wednesday 23rd   February 2022

10 am – Denise Loftus Rec. Deceased

               The Holy Souls

               Special Intention

               Brian Laffan R.I.P.


Thursday 24th February 2022

10 am –    Altar List of the Dead


Friday 25th February 2022

10 am – Peggy Hogan Rec. Deceased

               Denise Loftus Rec. Deceased

               The Holy Souls

               Edward Cassidy Rec. Deceased



Rev. Joe Keegan will be ordained to the priesthood at Cabra West at 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 20th February.

Fr. Joe did attend Holy Family Parish some years ago and would welcome parishioners attending the Ordination Mass. Fr. Joe will celebrate Mass here at 10.30 a.m. on Sunday 6th March 2022.

Refreshments will be available immediately after Mass in the Parish Resource Centre for all. Let us pray for Fr. Joe in the exercise of the priestly ministry in the diocese.


“In the one People of God, therefore, let us journey together, in order to experience a church that receives and lives this gift of unity and is open to the voice of the Spirit” – Pope Francis

“Pope Francis   is offering us a way of being a church  the Synod Pathway,of walking more closely and being a church that is hope filled despite many challenges” – Archbishop Dermot Farrell

Preparation for the Synod is underway at Holy Family Parish and the animators nominated by the PPC will speak about the Synod to congregations at Masses on 19/20 February and 05/06 March.

Invitation cards to the meetings (in preparation for the Synod) are available.



Dates and Times for Confirmation, First Confession, and First Holy Communion at Holy Family Parish 2022These dates are provisional and may be subject to changes arising from prevailing circumstances.

TIME                       DATE SACRAMENT VENUE

5.30 p.m.           Tuesday, 15 March 2022               First Confession (All)                                         Holy Family Church

7.00 p.m.           Tuesday, 5 April 2022                     Service of Light (All)                                           Holy Family Church

1.00 p.m.           Saturday, 7 May 2022                    Confirmation (HFNS)                                         Holy Family Church

1.00 p.m.           Saturday, 14 May 2022                  Confirmation (K.N.S. + METNS)                      Holy Family Church

1.00 p.m.           Saturday, 21 May 2022                  First Holy Communion HFNS                          Holy Family Church

1.00 p.m.           Saturday, 28 May 2022                  First Holy Communion (KNS +

                            METNS)                                             Holy Family Church


SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL: The Church Gate Collection will be held on the weekend of 19 and 20 February. Please give generously