NEWSLETTER SUNDAY   20th November 2022

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

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 are available on the parish webcam.


Prayers + Readings on page 395 St. Paul Sunday Missal 2022 Cycle C

Your prayers are requested for the soul of Tom  Cash who died recently, and for the Very Rev. Timothy Hurley whose anniversary occurs around this time.



November Mass times and intentions

Saturday 19 November 2022

10 a.m. – Celebrant’s Intentions

5 p.m. –Martin Butler- 2nd anniversary

Liam Sellers- anniversary

Mary & James Moran- anniversary

Paul Doyle- anniversary

Hugh (Sonny) Ivory – recently deceased


Sunday 20 November 2022

9 a.m.Margaret Kelly- anniversary

10.30. a.m. – Deceased members of the Holy Family Church choir

Joe Perry- R.I.P.

Ellen, Thomas, Thomas jnr., Helen & John Howard, Mark Lee anniversary/ R.I.P.

Michael Lynch- 1st anniversary

Bridget Nolan- anniversary

12.00 noon – Parishioners’ intentions


Monday 21 November 2022

10.00am – Anne & Mario Magliocco- 50th anniversary of their wedding


Tuesday 22 November 2022

10.00 a.m. – Noel Clarke- anniversary

PJ Keating-anniversary

Special Intention- Mass Bouquet

Moira Delaney- recently deceased

Holy Souls


Wednesday 23 November 2022

10.00 a.m. – celebrant’s intention


Thursday 24 November 2022

10.00 a.m. – Joseph Langan -anniversary

Dick Doyle- anniversary & Jim & Sarah Kelly- anniversary

Special intention

Holy Souls


Friday 25 November 2022

10.00 a.m. – Tony Martin- anniversary

Marina Finnerty- recently deceased

Special intention


Family Mass 12 Noon Mass on 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 encouraged to take part. Practice for this family Mass takes place at 11.15 am each Sunday prior to the Mass.

A warm welcome to those who recently joined parish ministries. If interested in joining a Parish ministry, please contact one of the parish clergy.


The monthly collection for St. Vincent de Paul last weekend realised €1,382. The local conference is extremely grateful for your continuing generosity.

Altar List of the Dead- November 2022 November- the month of the Holy Souls - we remember our dear departed and pray for them. Mass is offered for those on the 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 First Sunday of Advent Cycle A   falls on next Sunday 27 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 known as “Share” is a diocesan collection that supports the diocesan central services, and 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. The blue box on the table near the doors is for contributions. 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. Thank you.

 Roof Repair -Most of the work of making the church roof waterproof has been completed. One turret and some leaks in the day chapel roof remain to be done.  Donations received this year to date from parishioners total € 15,060.  Thank you for your generous support. Gubay Foundation donated through the Archdiocese € 25,000. A payment of € 6,771.05 was also received from the insurer. The total received for the roof was € 46,831.05. Total to date the Parish has paid€ 74, 506.10 to Skyline Steeplejacks ltd. The shortfall of €27,675.05 came from the Parish Support Fund/ main parish account.  

Records of Dues held at the Holy Family Parish office show the following:

Christmas Dues collected Nov. 21 - Feb. 22 €10,160

Easter Dues 2022 collected €8,215

Summer Dues 2022 collected €5,345 in the parish

Total €23,720 (figures subject to audit approval)