17.49 Newsletter 9th /10th December, 2017
HOLY FAMILY PARISH
Newsletter 9th /10th December, 2017
2nd Sunday of Advent
We sincerely thank all who supported the Parish Crosscare Food Appeal last weekend with so many useful items which have been delivered to Crosscare at the
BOYLAN CENTRE in Dun Laoghaire
The ANNUAL ST VINCENT DE PAUL CHRISTMAS COLLECTION will replace the SHARE COLLECTION DURING Mass
this Saturday / Sunday 9th /10th December.
Please be as generous as possible to support people who need help during the year.
ADVENT PRAYER TREE – there are simple prayers on the tree, inspired by the basic Advent Prayer COME LORD JESUS. Keep praying Come Lord Jesus to yourself and to those you love or are concerned about. Come Lord Jesus to our hearts, to our city and to our country. There is a box for your special petitions beside the tree.
Prayers & Readings page 449
CHURCH SHOP (Christmas Gifts) Boxed Christmas cards, Christmas Mass cards @ €3 each; various tree & house decorations, Children’s books, Small & medium cribs; candles and many other items all at affordable prices.
TRIDUUM MASS CARDS cost €3 each. Masses will be on 20th 21st & 22nd December.
Donations to St Joseph’s Young Priests Society, for the formation of priests, to preach the Christmas gospel; and also to
Aid to the Church in Need for children’s bibles.
REST IN PEACE
Your prayers are requested for the souls of
Josie Field (Months Mind)
Thomas Patrick Richardson
recently deceased and also for the souls of the following whose anniversaries occur about this time:
May & Lally Stafford,
Richard & John Carr
James & Bridget Johnston
Don & Lily McKeever
Pat & John O’Malley
MAY THEIR SOULS AND THE SOULS OF ALL THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED THROUGH THE MERCY OF GOD REST IN PEACE. AMEN.
December 2017 Mass times & Intentions
Catherine Barnes (Anniv)
Mary Stephenson (Months mind)
Rory Taite (Anniv)
Baby Sam O’Donoghue
Sean & Margaret Kerr (Anniv)
Deceased members of the Kelly family
Julia & Christopher Synnott (Anniv)
Betty Synnott (Anniv)
Mairin Rossiter (Recently deceased)
Josie Field (Months mind)
Brian Murphy (Anniv)
Chrissie Ryan (Anniv)
Sean Sheridan (Recently deceased)
May & Lally Stafford (Anniv)
Maureen Fenton (Anniv)
Deceased child of Maureen Fenton
Danny, Kate & Mary Fenton
FAMILY MASS next Sunday 17th December at 12 noon. This will be a special opportunity for parents and children to prepare for Christmas
Please help us to record monies donated by you by clearly entering your Surname, house number and Street Name.
Hundreds of Euros go into unknown as there are many parishioners with the same Surname.
CHRISTMAS TIMETABLE – ready for delivery.
We need help to deliver our Christmas timetable and invitation to all Catholic homes to come and worship in our church at Christmas.
Can you help please?
300 Club Draw - Week 4 - 4/12/2017
1. H Murphy € 100
2. R & K O’Toole € 50
3. Mrs Jo Butler € 30
4. Louise McDonald € 20
300 Club Draw for Turkeys & Hams this week Monday 11th December
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Monkstown Parish Church present AN IRISH CHRISTMAS with Moya Brennan on Thursday 21st December 2017 at 7.30 pm. Tickets €20/€10 086-813-9981. See posters.