Newsletter for 22nd / 23rd September
HOLY FAMILY PARISH KILL-O-THE-GRANGE
Newsletter for 22nd / 23rd September 2012 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time
“Politics must be a striving for justice, and hence it has to establish the fundamental preconditions for peace…. To serve right and to fight against the dominion of wrong is and remains the fundamental task of the politician.”_ Pope Benedict XV1
The Annual diocesan collection for the DIOCESAN AGENCY CROSSCARE takes place next weekend 22nd / 23rd September.
Some of the ADULT EDUCATION courses available at SION HILL, Blackrock are worth considering if you wish to expand your knowledge and understanding of the scriptures or learn about the lives of some people who profoundly influenced the church in earlier times. For example on Mondays; you can study St John’s Gospel with Fr. Pierre Simson; Wednesdays you can look at St Luke’s Gospel and the Acts with Mary Vaughan and on Thursday you can learn about Hildegard of Bingham and Meister Eckhart with Sr. Honor McCabe, OP. Brochures regarding above courses and many others are available on tables in the Church or at Sion Hill 01-2886832/2882075 or www.dominicansisters.com
REST IN PEACE Your prayers are requested for the souls of the following whose anniversaries occur about this time: Mary Kelleher, Eric Doyle MAY THEIR SOULS AND THE SOULS OF ALL THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED THROUGH THE MERCY OF GOD REST IN PEACE. AMEN.
September Masses will be celebrated for the following during the coming week
Sat 22nd 6.00 pm Dick Mitchell
Sun 23rd 9.00 am
10.30 am James Gregan
12 noon Frank Boylan
Mon 24th 7pm Thomas Murphy (Rec Deceased)
Tues 25th 7pm
Wed 26th 7pm Declan Morrison
Thurs 27th 7pm
Fri 28th 7pm
Diocesan statement on Avalon DVD Parishes have been contacted recently with information regarding a pre-marriage DVD course being marketed by Avalon RC Limited. The information and the Avalon website suggest that this course meets the “Bishops’ Guidelines”. This DVD course and online questionnaire cannot meet the Irish Episcopal Conference Criteria for Courses of Preparation for the Sacrament of Marriage and is not an acceptable course of marriage preparation in the Archdiocese of Dublin.
Searching for God’s call in your life?: Searching for God’s call in your life? “For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future full of hope “ (Jer.29: 11-14) Explore Away offers the opportunity for young, single, men and women between the ages of 21-40, who are interested in exploring religious life. Explore God’s call for you at www.exploreaway.net
FAMILY OFFERING ENVELOPES The envelopes for the Family Offerings for the current year were distributed. If you have not received an envelope please collect one from the Parish Office. If your envelope is not being collected, we would be grateful if you could bring it to Mass, and place it in the metal safe. If you have not been contributing, and would like to begin, you can ask for envelopes from the Parish Office, or you can arrange for a direct debit with your bank. Thank you.
NOTICES FOR THIS NEWSLETTER must be presented at the parish office, at latest, before noon on the preceding Tuesday. Notices presented later, if relevant, will be held over to the next week! Holy Family Parish reserves the right to withhold publication.
300 Club Draw - Week 2 - 17/09/10
1. Joe Doyle (49) € 100
2. Rosaleen Dignam (47) € 50
3. Theresa Ryan (156) € 30
4. Maura Mulvey (36) €20