NEWSLETTER SUNDAY 5 March 2023
Second Sunday of Lent - Cycle A - All welcome.
Prayers + Readings for Sunday 5 March on page 116 in the St. Paul Sunday Missal Cycle A - Sunday & weekday Masses may be viewed live daily via webcam. www.holyfamilyparish.ie/ webcam email: firstname.lastname@example.org- Parish Office phone 01 284 5299
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.
Your prayers are requested for those recently deceased, and for Mary & Seamus Carroll whose anniversaries occur around this time.
MAY THE SOULS OF ALL THE FAITHFUL THROUGH THE MERCY OF GOD REST IN PEACE. AMEN.
March 2023- Mass times and intentions
Saturday 4 March 2023
10 a.m. – Celebrant’s Intentions
5 p.m.- Catherine Byrne, Hannah Taite & Tony Byrne- anniversary Sean Farrelly- anniversary
Sunday 5 March 2023
9 a.m. - Parishioners’ Intentions
10.30 a.m. - John Graham-anniversary; Jim, Sheila & Mary Madden- anniversary
12.00 noon- Pearl Fennell- anniversary
Frank Burns- anniversary
Cecil & Brian Maxwell- anniversary and the deceased members of the Maxwell family
Kevin Rushe- recently deceased
Monday 6 March 2023
10.00 a.m.-Michael F. Purcell – r.i.p.
Maura Boyd- recently deceased
Tuesday 7 March 2023
10.00 a.m. – Pat O’Toole - r.i.p.
Wednesday 8 March 2023
10.00 a.m.- Brid McCormack- rec deceased
Thursday 9 March 2023
10.00 a.m. – Celebrant’s intention
Friday 10 March 2023
10.00 a.m. – Maureen McNamee- anniversary
7.00 p.m. – Stations of the Cross
St. Patrick’s Day Mass times
Thursday 16 March 7.00 p.m. Vigil
Friday 17 March 9.00 a.m. & 10.30 a.m. only
7.00 p.m. – Stations of the Cross
Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh go léir
Donnybrook Deanery Meeting 7.30 p.m. Mon. 6th March at Dundrum Parish Centre
Meetings at the Parish Resource Centre
PPC 4.00 p.m. Tuesday 7 March
Finance Committee 7.00 p.m. Thursday 9 March
Last weekend’s Special diocesan collection for the relief of earthquake victims in Turkey & Syria raised €5,635. Thank you for your support.
Family Mass 12 Noon - Sundays. All Children are encouraged to take an active part in this Mass through reading, singing, and drama. Children preparing for First Holy Communion and Confirmation are particularly encouraged to take part. Practice for this family Mass takes place at 11.15 a.m. each Sunday prior to the Mass. Thank you..
Trocaire Boxes/donation envelopes are available in the church. Please take one home with you to contribute to the charitable work of Trocaire during Lent.
Building Hope through Servant Leadership- sessions on Monday Evenings in Lent to introduce you to the practice of servant leadership: March 6, March 13, March 20, and March 27, all 7.30 pm to 9 pm in St Paul’s Centre for Mission and Ministry, Arran Quay. This course is especially for all those in parish ministries and pastoral councils.
Church upkeep, including the heating costs, is solely funded from the voluntary family offerings, the standing orders & donations put into the blue box. Thank you for your generous contributions towards the electric heaters recently installed in the B.S./ Day chapel Heating Costs for the Church (Bord Gáis)
1 December 22 to 4 January 23 €4,744.52
5 January 23 to 2 February 23 €2,244.84
Use of the day chapel (electric heaters )for the weekday Mass has reduced monthly gas usage by half. Thank you for your support & your co-operation. Bord Gáis has not yet reduced charges.
Pilgrimage to Medjugorje
Wednesday 13th September to 20th September
Contact: Valarie Somers 0879908840
Priest: Fr. John Killeen