Newsletter Sunday 26th November 2023 The Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe- Liturgical Colour white

Prayers + Readings for Sunday on page 394 in the St. Paul Sunday Missal- Masses streamed live daily via webcam. www. webcam

Email: office phone 012845299

Mission Statement – Our Parish seeks to live 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 Michael Daly and James “Sammy” Slattery recently deceased and for Sean O Cinneide , Fr. Tim Hurley P.P., Christopher Heron, Sheila Clarke & Gerard McNaughton whose anniversaries occur around this time.


November Mass Times and intentions

Saturday 25 November 2023

10.00 a.m. Celebrant’s intention

5.00 p.m.-Mark White- anniversary

Fr. Tim Hurley, late P.P.

Maureen Richardson & deceased members of the Richardson & Hayes Families

Derek Wynne- 1st anniversary

Sunday 26 November 2023

9.00 a.m.-  Parishioners’ intentions

10.30 a.m.- Liam O’Dowd-5th anniversary

Alec Sweeney- anniversary

Tony Keegan- 25th anniversary

12.00 noon-Margaret Murphy- anniversary

Ann-Marie Hennessy-6th anniversary

Veronica McGrath-10th anniversary

Ailish Doyle-2nd anniversary

Monday 27 November 2023

10.00 a.m. –Peggy Mallon- recently deceased

Mary O’Grady- recently deceased

Dympna Brownley- recently deceased

Tuesday 28 November 2023

 10.00 a.m.-David Costello- recently deceased

Wednesday 29 November 2023

10.00 a.m.- For intentions of all who helped in the Golden Jubilee celebrations 1 October 2023

Thursday 30 November 2023

  1. a.m. – Altar list of the Dead

Friday 01 December 2023

10.00 a.m.- Altar List of the Dead


 Reflection -Saturday 02 December will be a morning of reflection for parish volunteers beginning with Mass at 10.00 a.m. followed by refreshments in the Resource Centre and a guided reflection by Rev. Dermot McCarthy (deacon) to end by 1.00 p.m. All volunteers welcome to attend.

A word from Pope Francis about our care for God's Creation- Laudate Deum“ I want to reiterate two convictions that I repeat over and over  again: ‘Everything is connected’ and ’ No one is saved alone’.” ( LD 54 ) Family Mass Every Sunday 12 Noon.-The Family Mass is celebrated each Sunday at 12 Noon. Children are encouraged to take part through Drama, Prayer and Singing. All children are welcome to attend. Children preparing for First Holy Communion or who have recently received their First Holy Communion are particularly encouraged to attend.

Volunteers are invited to join the parish Funeral Ministry Team. If interested ,please apply to the parish office/ team members N.B. The Archbishop's Pastoral Letter on Funeral Ministry is on the newsletter parish website.

Church Upkeep- Donations towards church upkeep are critically needed. Kindly leave them in the blue box on the tables near the exits. Thank you for your ongoing support. Multiple Repairs are urgently required to the roof of the main church building, part of the Blessed Sacrament chapel roof as well as to the roof of the Parish Resource Centre and to a presbytery roof. Repairs are now estimated to cost € 50,000 approx.

Christmas Fundraiser Draw in aid of Church Repairs- will be held for multiple prizes after the Carol Service on Sunday 17 December with -raffle sheets. There are 10 lines at €2 per line, with an extra line, for the seller to claim for selling whole sheet. Raffle sheets are available at the tables near the exits.

Christmas Schedule of Services 2023 is on the newsletter page of the parish website.

Volunteers needed to help in the parish shop before & after the 5.00 p.m. Mass on Saturdays and before & after the Masses on Sundays. Please contact the parish office if you would like to help.

Cana Welcome- A journey to grow as a couple. Introductory evening Monday 27 November 7.00 p.m.- 9.00 p.m. Holy Family Parish Resource Centre. For more info contact Victoria 0851025464, or visit the website

Mass for Peace- Medjugorje Prayer Group invite you to a Mass in honour of Our Lady Queen of Peace in the Divine Master chapel on Thursday 30th November at 8p.m.. Rosary at 7.30p.m.