Newsletter for 26th /27th January 2013


Newsletter for 26th /27th January 2013.
The 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

ACCORD COLLECTION: The Annual Collection for ACCORD, The Diocesan Agency for Marriage and the Family, will be made at all Masses on the weekend of 2nd and 3rd February.  The Collection for ACCORD will replace the usual Share Collection.  

The collection for the ST VINCENT DE PAUL last weekend amounted to €1,272.  Many thanks to all for your generosity

The much acclaimed ' Catholicism ' DVD series will begin at Presentation Brothers, Glasthule, 7.30pm, Tuesday 5th Feb. DVD lasts 45 minutes followed by refreshments.  A great way to mark the Year of Faith and meet new people!   See or contact Brother Andrew at 086-1522160 for more details.

10.00am: Fáilte roimh ceoltóirí i St Michael's Dún Laoghaire where the choir sings a varied repertoire in Irish, unison, 4 parts, Latin etc. Newcomers can come along at 9.45am for the Sunday 10am Mass.  Fáilte roimh gach éinne, (óg, sean agus meán-aosta) chun canadh a dhéanamh leis an gcór in onóir Dé. Siúl isteach, fáilte romhat gach Domhnach ag 9.45am

Your prayers are requested for the souls of
Ted Coleman, Maureen Delaney, James Hoff
recently deceased and also for the souls of the following whose anniversaries occur about this time: 
James Mulcahy, William McMahon, Patrick M O’Keeffe, John Sherwood

January/February Masses will be celebrated for the following during the coming week
Sat 26th                             
6.00 pm Annette Flynn
Bridget O’Brien
Sun 27th                  
9.00 am Patrick & Mary Ridge  
10.30 am Catherine Hughes
Larry & Sadie O’Gorman
Andy & Mary Hudson
Chris Bruton (Recently deceased)  
12 noon Darragh McStay
Mon 28th   7pm  Jacinta Connolly (Months mind)
Tues 29th  7pm The Holy Souls
Tom & Angela McGee
Wed 30th   7pm Neil O’Donnell
Thurs 31st    7pm Michael Donnell

Manresa, the Jesuit Centre of Spirituality, 426 Clontarf Road, Dublin 3, has put together a series of events for January & February.
“St. Ignatius at the Movies” Wednesday evenings, 16th January and runs fortnightly until 24th April with Sr. Avril O'Regan, RLR and Mr Eoin Garrett.
“Steps2Serenity: 12 Step Meditation and Prayer Evenings”, Wednesday, 16th January and 20th February, 8.00-9.30pm with Fr. Ciary Quirke, S.J.
“Weekend Retreat for Lay People” Friday 27th to Sunday 29th January with Fr.Ciary Quirke, S.J., and Mr. Eoin Garrett.
“One-Day Retreat for Lay People: Oasis Day, Saturday 28th January and Saturday 23rd February, 9.30am to 6.00pm with the Manresa Retreat Team. See for more information

300 CLUB

The next series of draws starts Monday 28th January your contribution can be left into the Parish Office Mon-Fri 10am to 1pm or left into the sacristy after the Sunday Masses  

300 Club Draw     -     Week 10    -   21/01/13
1. Joan Hesnan (212) € 1,000
2. Marie Stapleton (38) € 500
3. Sean O Kiersey (107) € 250
4. Sheila Mulvaney (16) €150
5. Mary Connelly (25) €50
6. Neil Byrne (210) €50
7. Nuala O’Dowd (88) €50
8. Michael Grealish (295) €50
9. Christy Brady (50) €50
10. Ann Conlon (179) €50

Catholic Schools Week (CSW)
: Will take place from Sunday, 27th Jan to 3rd Feb 2013. The theme for CSW 2013 is 'Catholic Schools in the Community of Faith, Sharing the Good News'. Resources for parishes and schools are available on our website under “Latest News”

The Dublin Diocesan New Year Liturgy Seminar 2013
will take place on Saturday 26th January. If you have not received your booking form in the post you can download one from the website.  Please return your booking form as soon as possible to secure a place. Contact Grainne at 8087554.

Cardinal Martini memorial lecture
: 21st Jan 2013 at 7.30 p.m. in Gardiner St Church – ‘Cardinal Martini’s legacy in the Irish Context’. Speaker: Fr Eamonn Conway, Head of Theology and Religious Studies, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick.  All Welcome

A Remembrance Mass at St Patrick’s
, Donabate for children who died before or after birth will be celebrated on Sunday 3rd February at 5pm.  Please enter your child’s name in our special remembrance book.  The book will be in the Church on Sundays after Mass or in the Parish Office during office hours.

Courses at All Hallows
are now available for registration on the All Hallows website.  Courses include, “Renewal for Life”, creative approaches to personal and faith enrichment. See

The Office for Evangelisation and Ecumenism is currently making contact with every parish in the Archdiocese inviting young people and parishes to let us know if they intend to go to WORLD YOUTH DAY IN RIO DE JANEIRO.  Deadline for bookings – 31st January (Deposit €500).  Dates are the 21-31 Jul 2013 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Contact 01-8379253. .

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