18.16 Newsletter 21st / 22nd April, 2018
HOLY FAMILY PARISH
Newsletter 21st / 22nd April, 2018
Fourth Sunday of Easter
SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION
The Very Rev John Delaney, ADM Blackrock and Vicar Forane for the Dun Laoghaire Deanery has been appointed by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin to administer the Sacrament of Confirmation of Saturday 28th April at 11.30 am
The Service of Light for the Confirmation candidates will take place on Tuesday 24th April at which the girls and boys and parents too, will be offered the Sacrament of Confession.
The parents will then pass the Baptismal Candle to their sons and daughters to follow Christ, the Light of the World.
Finally the children will make a promise to abstain for alcohol and never take or pass on banned drugs.
Please pray for all the families involved.
MASS FOR PEACE AND LIFE
Monthly Medjugorje Mass for peace and the Protection of Life on Thursday 26th April @ 8pm in the Chapel of the Divine Master.
Rosary before Mass.
Exposition after Mass.
Come and pray for these urgent intentions
ROSARY IN MONKSTOWN FARM
The Rosary is recited every Saturday at 2.30 pm at
Our Lady’s Statue in Monkstown Farm.
Members of the Legion of Mary are distributing a little card outside the church today to invite you to join them for the ROSARY and to pray the MEMORARE prayer as often as you can, wherever you are.
300 Club Draw - Week 3 - 16/4/2018
1. Sarah Gregan € 100
2. Keith Byrne € 50
3. John Loan € 30
4. Grainne Byrne € 20
REST IN PEACE
Your prayers are requested for the soul of the following whose anniversary occurs about this time:
MAY HIS SOUL AND THE SOULS OF ALL THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED THROUGH THE MERCY OF GOD REST IN PEACE. AMEN.
April 2018 Mass times & Intentions
Betty Nolan (Anniv)
Cyril D’Arcy (Months mind)
Henry Kelly (Anniv)
Greene Family members
Lily Caffrey (25th Anniv)
Damien Ryan (13th Anniv)
John (Jackie) Byrne (Anniv)
Deceased members of Byrne, Coughlan & Tracy Families
Maria O’Reilly (Anniv)
Deceased members of Fahy, Gallagher & Quaid families
7.00 pm Holy Souls
Joseph Kelly (Anniv)
PARISH SHOP has a large selection of Communion & Confirmation cards and appropriate Gifts for all occasions.
KILL O’ THE GRANGE ACTIVE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION are looking for new members. Activities include Art, Bowls, Art & Crafts, Outings, Socials, Bingo and an Annual holiday. We meet on Tuesday mornings from 10.30 am to 12 noon in the Resource Centre, for a chat and an activity. Come along and join us. Contact Josephine 2851894.
PILGRIMAGE TO MEDJUGORJE
29th August to 5th September
Contact Valerie Sommers; 01-298-5485
Spiritual director; Fr John Killeen
WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES
The meeting will take place in Dublin 21st/26th August, 2018.
Register for the three-day PASTORAL CONGRESS (in the RDS) through the website at www.worldmeeting2018.ie.
Places for the congress are limited and guarantee tickets for the Festival of Families (probably in Croke Park) after the congress and for the final mass (in Croke Park) which will be led by Pope Francis.
Although there will be no charge for any event led by the pope, tickets for the congress will be very limited.
St. Benedict's Priory, Cobh, Co. Cork: Saturday 28th April. Day of Recollection based on the spirituality of the Servant of God Marie Adele Garnier.
Theme; The Paschal Mystery. 9.00 am until 3.30pm. Holy Mass to begin and Adoration during the day. Lunch Provided. Admission: Donations only. Overnight accommodation available.