HOLY FAMILY PARISH
Newsletter 2nd /3rd December, 2017
1st Sunday of Advent
Archbishop Martin is seeking support for this year’s ANNUAL PARISH CROSSCARE FOOD APPEAL on Sat 2nd /Sun 3rd December.
Items most needed include soups, tinned meats, biscuits, cleaning, shampoo and hygiene products
Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Holy day of obligation on Fri 8th Dec to attend Mass.
Vigil Mass Thurs 7th Dec @ 7 pm; Fri 8th Dec 10 am & 7pm.
ACTIVE RETIREMENT CHRISTMAS FAIR / OPEN DAY will be held on Sunday 3rd December in the Resource Centre after 10.30 am and 12 noon Masses
Crafts sale etc. 3 pm – 5pm
Entertainment tea & coffee served.
All welcome. Proceeds donated to Peter McVerry Trust & Heart beat Trust
Mass for Active Retirement is on Tuesday 5th December at 11 am.
Rota for Readers – Dec 2017 to Feb 2018
Rotas will be available from Parish Office or display case near sacristy from Tues 28th Nov.
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
Ann Marie Hennessy,
recently deceased and also for the souls of the following whose anniversaries occur about this time:
Mary & Robert Moore,
Mrs. Fran Moore,
Tom & Nellie Kane,
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
Michael Feerick (Anniv)
Agnes & Milo O’Malley (Anniv)
Michael O’Malley (Anniv)
Michael Lawlor (Rec Deceased)
Cormac O’Connor (Anniv)
John O’Reilly RIP & Gregory Mitchell (Recently deceased)
Baby Charlie O’Donoghue
Madeline Nolan (Anniv)
Phil & May Lynch (Anniv)
Bridget Corr (Anniv)
Carmel & Jack Marnell (Anniv)
Patrick & Mary Coyle (Anniv)
Agnes & Sonny Murphy (Anniv)
Gerald McGeough (Rec Deceased
Marie Cummins (2nd Anniv)
The family of Marie Cummins wish to thank those who sympathised with them at their loss
Burke & Partland Families & James & May Lavin
Liam Snr (Anniv) & Liam Jnr Hayes (Recently deceased)
Louis Dunphy (Anniv)
CHURCHES TOGETHER are holding their Annual Blue Christmas Service on Sunday the 3rd December 2017 at 5 pm in Dun Laoghaire Evangelical Church, Lower Glenageary Road.
All are welcome, but a particular welcome is extended to those who are lonely or bereaved and who might find Christmas difficult.
300 Club Draw - Week 3 - 27/11/2017
1. Rosaleen Drugan € 100
2. Michael Murphy € 50
3. Betty Collins € 30
4. Michael Devlin € 20
Draw for Turkeys & Hams next week Mon 11th
The ANNUAL ST VINCENT DE PAUL CHRISTMAS COLLECTION will replace the SHARE COLLECTION DURING Mass on Sat 14th / Sun 15th December. Please be as generous as possible to support people who need help during the year.
Faith in Action: commit to a greener Christmas The parish Environmental Group has issued a list of suggestions, inspired by Pope Frances letter Laudato Si, to encourage us all to REDUCE, REUSE and RECYCLE. Please take the A4 sheet from the tables near the door.
Bray Musical Society present the pantomime "Aladdin", in St Patrick's Boys NS, Vevay Rd, Bray, Sat @ 2:30 & 7:30, Sun @ 2:30, 2nd /3rd Dec. 0862663250