NEWSLETTER SUNDAY 3 April 2022
FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT
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 page 144
St. Paul Sunday Missal 2022 Cycle C
Your prayers are requested for the soul of Bishop Jim Moriarty former Auxiliary Bishop in Dublin, William Byrne and Rita McGovern recently deceased and for Carmel Killeen, Mary Shiels + Simon Connors whose anniversary occurs around this time.
MAY THE SOULS OF ALL THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED THROUGH THE MERCY OF GOD REST IN PEACE. AMEN.
March Mass times and intentions
Saturday 2 April 2022
10 a.m. – Celebrant’s Intentions
4.30 p.m. Kitty Kirrane, Rec. Dec.
Jim Ryan, Rec. Dec.
Tom Quinn – Anniversary
Deceased members of Magahran Family
6 p.m. Betty Ingle, Month’s Mind
Joe Duggan, R.I.P.
Ann English, Month’s Mind
Sunday 3 April 2022
9 a.m. Parishioners’ Intentions
10.30 a.m. Patrick O’Brien, Anniversary
Nuala + Jim Manly, Anniversary
Dymphna Blake, Rec. Dec.
Brian Coyne, Rec. Dec.
12 noon –Ann + Eamonn O’Reilly, Anniversary
David Gray, Anniversary
Christina Breslin, Anniversary
Monday 4 April 2022
10 a.m. Jimmy + Josie Coyne, Anniversary
Roishe Quinn, Rec. Dec.
Tuesday 5 April 2022
10 a.m. Joseph Kelly, Anniversary
7 p.m. Service of Light + Confession
Wednesday 6 April 2022
10 a.m. Ivan Smith, Rec. Dec.
Thursday 7 April 2022
10.00 a.m. Altar List of the Dead
Friday 8 April 2022
10 a.m. Tom McGovern Bridie O ‘Mahony + Anniversary
Rita McGovern, R.I.P.
BAPTISM: To arrange for a baptism, please contact the parish office during working days hours 10.30 a.m.-12.30 p.m. Mon-Fri except on bank/public holidays. Baptisms are normally at 1 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month except during August.
THE STATIONS OF THE CROSS IN LENT: As part of our preparations for the celebration of Easter, we will pray to the Stations of the Cross each Friday during Lent at 7 pm in the Church, beginning on Friday 4th March 2022
Trócaire boxes are available on the tables near the exits. please take one home with you.
Good Friday Children’s Stations of the Cross 12 noon: Each year some of the children of the parish help us celebrate the stations of the cross. WE NEED YOUR HELP TO CELEBRATE. Practice Details: Holy Thursday 14th April, 2.00 - 4.00 pm in Main Church. For further information Contact Elizabeth Gregan 0872209055 and Susan Higgins.
SYNODAL PATH Thank you to all who have attended the Synodal path meetings this month. Let us continue to pray for the progress of the Synodal preparations. A special word of gratitude is due to be the parishioners who volunteered to animators and team leaders at the meetings.
SPECIAL COLLECTION FOR UKRAINE:26th/27th March 2022
€6,105.00 total, raised to help alleviate hardship in Ukraine, has been sent to the Archdiocese. A fantastic amount for a worthy cause. Special thanks to Margaret Stafford and her musician friends who raised €1,353.71 by way of public donations at an open-air music session in Dun Laoghaire. Thank you all for your generosity.
Envelopes with Holy Week/Easter Cards are available near the exits. Please take one home. Help in distributing them to homes would be appreciated. Thank you.
PILGRIMAGE TO MEDJUGORJE
17 to 24 August 2022
Contact – Valerie Somers 01-2895485
Spiritual Director: Fr. John Killeen