Parish Newsletter 16th June 2013

posted 18 Jun 2013, 04:28 by mary sutton
Posted by Dorothy Heydon 18th June 2013


Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time                                                            (24/13)

 

A TIME TO UPHOLD THE RIGHT TO LIFE

Copies of the Statement from the Bishops of Ireland are available on the tables in the Church.  You are invited to take a copy.

 

ANNUAL STRAWBERRY FAIR – SCOIL MHUIRE

The Annual Strawberry Fair will take place at Howth Primary School (Scoil Mhuire), Tucketts Lane, Howth, TO-DAY - Sunday (16th June) from 12 noon to 4 pm.  All welcome and all proceeds go towards the school.

 

Mindfulnes Meditation with Joe Clarke

Mindfulness Meditation will continue during the summer months in The Parish Hall (Saint Columbanus Hall), Main Street, Howth.  Tuesday mornings, 11.00 am to 12 noon.  All welcome.

 

St. Anne's Parish in Portmarnock will host a Celebration of the Life of Fr. Barry Murphy with a Mass on Friday 21st June at 7.30pm in St. Anne's Church.  Refreshments will be served afterwards in the Parish Centre.  All are welcome.

 

Stella Maris Retreat Centre Baily Howth

SUMMER SOLSTICE    Friday 21st June 8 p.m.  All are welcome.

 

HOWTH PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK

This year’s Howth Parish Pilgrimage to Knock has now been arranged for SUNDAY 1st  SEPTEMBER.   Cost - €50 - which includes Coach, Lunch (Tea/Coffee/Sandwiches) and Evening Dinner at the Abbey Hotel, Roscommon.  Bookings may be made in the Parish Office/Sacristy weekday mornings.

 

YOUTH NEWS

RIO-IN-DUBLIN is a response by the local Church in Dublin to re-create some of the atmosphere of World Youth Day for young people who are unable to attend.  It will take place in Church St Friary on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th July.  Rio in Dublin will compliment the young pilgrims who will make the pilgrimage to Rio with Archbishop Martin.  Registration is now open. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this unique event for young people including a pilgrim walk, music, Brazilian singing/dancing, prayer, video links to Rio and lots more – check out ‘Rio in Dublin 2013’ on Facebook and Twitter or log on to www.evangelisation.ie

 

SAINT VINCENT De PAUL SOCIETY

The local Conference of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society will hold their monthly collection to-day after all the Masses.

 

TROCÁIRE BOXES

Thanks to those who kindly returned the Lenten Trocáire Boxes.  The total amount raised was €1,440 which has been forwarded to Trocáire.  On behalf of the many communities and families which benefit from your support, Thank you to the people of Howth Parish for your generous Lenten donation.

 

OUR DEAD

Please remember in your prayers ANNE FLANAGAN who died in the Howth Hill Lodge Nursing Home.  We offer our sympathy to her family.  May she rest in peace.

 

 

Scripture Readings for the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time

Monday 17th June

2 Cor 6: 1-10. Ps 97:1-4. Mt 5: 38-42

Tuesday 18th June

2 Cor 8:1-9. Ps 145:2,5-9. Mt 5: 43-48

Wednesday 19th June

2 Cor 9: 6-11. Ps 111:1-4,9. Mt 6: 1-6, 16-18

Thursday 20th June

The Irish Martyrs        Memorial

2 Cor 11: 1-11. Ps 110:1-4,7-8. Mt 6: 7-15

Friday 21st June

St Aloysius Gonzaga              Memorial

2 Cor 11:18, 21-30. Ps 33:2-7. Mt 6: 19-23

Saturday 22nd June

2 Cor 12: 1-10. Ps 33:8-13.  Mt 6: 24-34

Sunday 23rd June

Zec 12:10-11,13:1. Ps 62:2-6,8-9. Gal 3:26-29. Lk 9:18-24

 

HOWTH PARISH FINANCE COMMITTEE

Brian Fagan, Tony Farrell and Brian Clavin have retired from the Finance Committee over recent months.  The Committee is very grateful to them for their five years work for the parish.  The Committee now consists of Mgr Fitzpatrick [Administrator of the parish], Mgr Houlihan, Maeve Derham, Mags Rickard, Suzanne McCann, Caoimhín O'Laoi, Billy Morgan and Jim McCaffrey[chair].

 

Teen-Line Ireland is a registered charity, which provides a free-phone help-line for young people who may be feeling alone, worried or distressed.  It provides emotional support through its non-judgmental, secure and confidential listening service.

Free-Phone Help-Line 1800 833 634  7p.m. – 10 p.m.

7 days per week and from 3p.m. – 10p.m. on Wednesdays.  Information from   www.teenline.ie

 

QUEEN OF PEACE

A new film about Medjugorje has recently been released.  Christina Georgotas, a gifted film maker and producer, will share her testimony at a screening to be held on Sunday, 30th June at 7pm in Woodlock Hall, All Hallows College, Drumcondra. For more details and to register for FREE admission Tel. 085-866 4822.

 
HOWTH PRIMARY SCHOOL
There are a limited number or places available for Junior Infants for the School year 2013/2014.  Contact Scoil Mhuire Tel 832 3572 or the Parish Office at Tel. 839 7398 or email  howthns@gmail.com
 

CHURCH COLLECTIONS

Sunday 9th June – First Collection  €865 and the Share collection   €575

 
 

MASS INTENTIONS 16th – 23rd June

Sunday 16th June

10.30 a.m.               Benny and Vera Malone, Eileen and Jim Lantry

12.00 noon              Paddy Farrell (25th Anv)

 7.00 p.m.               Jack McKenna (10th Anv)

Monday 17th June

 8.00 a.m.               Elizabeth Thunder

Tuesday 18th June

 8.00 a.m.               Jack Cranley

Wednesday 19th June

10.00 a.m.              Evelyn Stynes

Sunday 23rd June

Vigil (7.00 p.m. Sat. 22nd June)   

                              Jack and Annie Sherry

10.30 a.m.              Richard “Bun” Martin and Catherine “Lena” Martin

12.00 noon              Frank Gaffney

 

Mindfulness Meditation continues tomorrow evening,

Monday, 17th June at 7.30 p.m. in St. Columbanus Hall.

 
 

Church Readers – Weekday Masses

The following are listed to read at

8.00 a.m. Masses 17th  – 21st June

Monday                                   J. Morton

Tuesday                                  S. McInerney

Wednesday                             Kay Burke

Thursday                                 Kay Burke

Friday                                     J. Morton

The following are listed to read at

10.00 a.m. Masses 17th – 22nd June

Monday                                   T. Boyle

Tuesday                                   U. Kane

Wednesday                             Joe Stewart

Thursday                                 M. Connaughton

Friday                                      Joe Clarke

Saturday                                  J. Towers

Saturday 11.00am                    V & L Duffy

WEEKEND MASSES Sat/Sun 22nd/23rd June

Saturday 7.00 p.m.                  C. Finnerty

Sunday 8.30 a.m.                    D O’Cathasaigh/V. Duffy

Sunday 10.30 a.m.                  Family Mass Reader

Sunday 12 noon                     S. Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh

Sunday 7.00 p.m.                    M Rickard

 

IRISH CANCER SOCIETY’S ‘CARE TO DRIVE’ PROGRAMME

Patients in need of transport to and from their chemotherapy treatments (inc. bloods, consultant appointments, follow-ups, etc.) can avail of ‘Care to Drive’ - a free transport service to the following hospitals – St. Vincent’s; St. James’s; The Mater; Tallaght; Blanchardstown.  Contact your hospital team or the Irish Cancer Society on Tel. 2310 566 for more details.

 

A SEASONAL SUGGESTION

If you are going abroad on holiday, why not pick up a missalette from the Sacristy.  Missalettes are available for a few weeks ahead.

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