NEWSLETTER SUNDAY 29 October 2023 the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time –Liturgical Colour Green
Prayers + Readings for Sunday 1 October from page 370 in the St. Paul Sunday Missal - Masses are streamed live daily via webcam - Office phone 012845299
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.
Please pray for those recently deceased, and for Sally Farrelly & Jim Connor whose anniversaries occur around this time.

October 2023 Mass Times and intentions
Saturday 28 October 2023
10.00 a.m. Celebrant’s intentions
5.00 p.m. Paddy Gannon- anniversary
Hugh Winters- anniversary
Catherine Kelly- recently deceased
Sunday 29 October 2023
9.00 a.m. – Parishioners’ intention
10.30 a.m.- Terry & Reg Myles- anniversary
Patrick Howe- recently deceased
12.00 noon – Gerard Lockhart- 1 st anniversary
Monday 30 October 2023
10.00 a.m. –Richard Hughes- recently deceased
Gerard Doyle – recently deceased
Colette Doyle – recently deceased
Special intention
Tuesday 31 October 2023

10.00 a.m. – Helen Agnew- recently deceased and
the deceased members of the Healy family
Colette Doyle- recently deceased
Oliver Lowe- recently deceased
7.00 p.m.- Vigil of All Saints
Kit Walshe- recently deceased
Special intention ( wedding anniversary )
Oliver Lowe- recently deceased
Get well Mass Bouquet
Birthday Mass Bouquet
Special intention ( birthday )
Wednesday I November 2023- All Saints
10.00 a.m. – Parishioners’ intentions
Thursday 2 November 2023- Commemoration
of All the Faithful department
10.00 a.m. – Altar list of the dead
Friday -3 November 2023
10.00 a.m. –Altar list of the dead
Mission Sunday on Sunday 22nd October 2023 raised € 1,705 for the Catholic Missions.Thank you for your generosity.
The annual Mass in commemoration of those whose funerals were held at Holy Family Parish Churchduring the year up to the 21st October 2023 will be held at 7.30 p.m. Wednesday 8th November 2023.
Families & friends are welcome
A word from Pope Francis about our care for God’s Creation- Laudate Deum
“ Eight years after Laudate Si…I have realised that our responses have not been adequate, while the world in which we live is collapsing and may be nearing breaking point.”
( LD 5 ) Copies of Laudate Deum available from church shop €6 each.
Church Upkeep- Donations towards church upkeep are critically needed. Kindly leave them in the blue box on the tables near the exits. Thank you. Your support is vital. Repairs are required to the Blessed Sacrament Chapel roof, roof covering in the main church building as well as the resource centre / hall roof and to a presbytery roof.
Estimated to cost € 35,000 approx.
Family Parish commemorative book (40thanniversary) is available to take away as a token of the jubilee celebrations on 1 October. - donation in blue box welcome.
Family Mass 12 Noon -Sundays. Children are encouraged to take an active part in this Mass
through reading, singing, and drama. Children preparing for First Holy Communion andConfirmation are invited to take part. Practice for this family Mass takes place at 11.15 a.m. each Sunday prior to the Mass. Thank you.

Synodality: The Synod of Bishops met in Rome from 4 – 29 October, on the theme: ‘For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, Mission’. The aim of the Synodal Process is to provide an opportunity for the entire People of God to discerntogether how to move forward towards being a more synodal Church in the long-term.  Pope Francis in October 2021, convened the whole Church in Synod.  Since that time there have been gatherings of the faithful at parish, national and continental levels.

N.B. The Archbishop’s Pastoral Letter on  Funeral Ministry is on the parish website.

Copies of the current Synod newsletter are available near the church doors .

Altar List of the Dead- 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 nearthe church doors and may be filled in ; then returned to the church safe or to Parish Office. 
TRIDUUM MASS Christmas CARDS will be available in the parish shop. Mass will be offered for the intentions on the 20 th , 21 st &  22 nd ofDecember. Offerings will go to the Church Maintenance fund.

New Life in The Spirit Seminars Divine Master Oratory, Whites Cross, Newtownpark Ave ,Blackrock, Co Dublin.
From Tuesday October 17th at 7.30pm
A series of talks running for 7 weeks on Tuesdays. Offering an opportunity to form a deep or deeper relationship with Jesus through the power of the Holy
All welcome