NEWSLETTER SUNDAY 23rd October 2022

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Mission Sunday)

Parish Mission Statement


Our Parish seeks to live as a family – supporting one another, open to all comers, and 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. Ceremonies available on the parish webcam.



Prayers + Readings on page 370 St. Paul Sunday Missal 2022 Cycle C

Your prayers are requested for the soul of Michael O’Neill, and John Daly who died recently, and for Madge Kennedy and Patrick Lynch whose anniversaries occur around this time.



October Mass times and intentions

Saturday 22 October`

10 a.m. – Celebrant’s Intentions

5 p.m. – Michael Waters- anniversary

Paddy Gannon- anniversary

Eileen Brien- recently deceased

James & Bridie Hayes- anniversary


Sunday 23 October 2022

9 a.m. Henryk Jonieck- recently deceased

Tony Dore- recently deceased

10.30. a.m. – Terry & Reg Myles – R.I.P.

Michael Coleman- month’s mind

Eileen Brien- recently deceased

Ann and Pat Surgenor - anniversary

12.00 noon – Patrick Lynch- anniversary

Johnny Brennan- 1st anniversary

Eileen Brien- recently deceased

Darren Bryan- month’s mind


Monday 24 October

10.00am - Special Intention

Moira Meehan- recently deceased

The Holy Souls

Special Intention

Tuesday 25 October 2022

10.00 a.m. – Parishioners’ Intentions


Wednesday 26 October 2022

10.00 a.m. -   Thomas Redmond- anniversary

Philip Murphy- 8th anniversary

Beth Jackson- recently deceased

Special intention


Thursday 27 October 2022

10.00 a.m. Special Intention

Peggy Fahy- recently deceased


Friday 28 October 2022

10.00 a.m. – David Montgomery – recently deceased

Pat Keohane - recently deceased

Alastair McNeil – recently deceased

Special Intention


This Sunday is World Mission Sunday. The annual Collection for support of Catholic Missionary activities and missionaries replaces the Share Collection.


FAMILY MASS 12.00 noon Sundays

Children are encouraged to take an active part in this Mass through reading, singing, and drama.  Children preparing for the Sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation are particularly encouraged to take part.  There is a practice on Thursday from 4.00 pm to 5 pm in the Church.  Parents are encouraged to attend this practice and we will be pleased to hear their suggestions and ideas.  If your child is unable to attend on a Thursday, please attend the Family Mass on Sunday. 


All Saints 31/ 1 November 2022

Monday 31 October 2022- Vigil of All Saints Mass 7.00p.m.  

Tuesday 1st November Mass – All Saints 10.00 p.m.

Altar List of the Dead- November 2022


November- the month of the Holy Souls -is when we remember our dear departed and pray for them. Mass is offered for those named on the annual Altar List on the First Friday of each month. Envelopes & Lists are available on the tables near the church doors and may be filled in & then returned to the church safe or to Parish Office.


The annual Mass to commemorate those whose funerals were held at Holy Family Parish Church during the year up to the 22nd October 2022 will be celebrated at 7.30 p.m. Monday 7th November 2022.


Diocesan Collections x 2-The First Collection at Mass on Sundays/ Holidays, along with Christmas, Easter & Summer Dues, is a diocesan collection for the support of the priests of the parishes and for the sick and retired priests of the Dublin Diocese. It is known as the “Common Fund”.

 The Second Collection at Mass known as “Share” supports the diocesan administrative and infrastructural services, diocesan pastoral services as well as subsidising diocesan/ parish projects. The Share collection may be replaced by a special diocesan collection as announced. Alternative Option, you might like to use the Tap & Go devices in the church for the 1st & 2nd Collections. All tap & go donations are divided 60% Common fund & 40% Share.


 Parish Support Fund- weekly donations-Your weekly donations (Voluntary Family Offering) are vital for the running expenses of the Parish. Parish upkeep depends on your contributions to this fund. Standing Order Forms are available on the tables near the church door. if you would like to fill in one and return it to the office/ safe in the church when convenient. You have been very generous with your contributions to the parish upkeep fund. Thank you.


If interested in joining a Parish ministry, please contact one of the clergy. 


The Monthly Collection for St. Vincent de Paul last weekend realised €3,045.