Parish Newsletter 24th October 2010

posted 7 Jun 2011, 17:45 by A Clarke

Sunday 24th October 2010
Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time     (42/10)

Together in Mission

To-day is Mission Sunday and at the Family Mass at 10.30 a.m. we will be talking about the Society of Missionary Children whose theme is Children Helping Children.  The Society have a very special prayer for the day which is as follows
May all children In the world Share love Share friendship and live In the peace Of God's love Now and forever.
Our prayers and donations on Mission Sunday help to support mission projects and allow Catholic communities worldwide to become self-sufficient and progress according to their own needs and traditions.  A special collection will be taken up to-day in aid of the Church’s mission activities.  This special collection will replace the usual SHARE collection.  Thank you for your kindness in previous years.

The annual period of Solemn Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament (FORTY HOURS’ ADORATION) will take place this week-end -  (24th/25th October).
The Exposition will begin after the 12 o’clock Mass to-day  -  Sunday  and will continue until just before the Sunday Evening Mass.  There will be Sung Evening Prayer to-day - Sunday at 5 o’clock.
The Exposition will continue after the 11 o’clock Mass tomorrow - Monday (25th October) and will conclude with a Eucharistic Prayer Service and Benediction at 5.00 p.m.

The Annual Mass for all those buried in the two Cemeteries in the Parish - Saint Mary’s and Old Abbey – will take place on Sunday 7th November in the Church at 3 o’clock.  The Blessing of the Graves in both Cemeteries will take place immediately after the Mass.

Diocesan Pastoral Council
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin proposes to set up a Diocesan Pastoral Council.  To this aim, there will be a Deanery meeting in Portmarnock Pastoral Centre on 2nd November.  Mags Rickard is representing the PPC at this meeting. Mags will attend with two or three other members of the Parish. At this meeting, one lay representative from each Deanery will be elected to become a member of this Interim Diocesan Parish Council.  Donal Harrington will facilitate the election of the Deanery representative.

Please remember in your prayers WILLIE HENDY who has died.
We offer our sympathy to his wife Marie his mother Nellie
and all the extended family.  May he rest in peace.

Scripture Readings for the Thirtieth week in Ordinary Time
Monday 25th October
Eph 4:32-5:8. Ps 1. Lk 13: 10-17
Tuesday 26th October
Eph 5: 21-33. Ps 127. Lk 13: 18-21
Wednesday 27th October
Eph 6: 1-9. Ps 144. Lk 13: 22-30
Thursday 28th October
Saints Simon and Jude, Apostles    Feast
Eph 2: 19-22. Ps 18. Lk 6: 12-19
Friday 29th October
Phil 1: 1-11. Ps 110. Lk 14: 1-6
Saturday 30th October
Phil 1: 18-26. Ps 41. Lk 14: 1, 7-11.
Sunday 31st October
Wis 11: 22-12:2. Ps 144. 2 Thess 1:11-2:2. Lk 19: 1-10

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the first presentation of the Howth Passion play “The Nazarene” by the Howth Community Group.  Over the years, in addition to playing in Howth, the Group also toured to a number of parishes in Dublin, to Cashel and most notably to Warrington in England as part of the Peace Project. This was a positive ecumenical project and involved not only adults and children from Howth and Sutton but also from adjoining parishes.

On Friday next, 29th October, to mark the 20th Anniversary and to celebrate the life of its beloved costumer Suzy Carolan who died in September, former members of the Group will meet for a re-union and a Mass in Stella Maris Retreat Centre (Baily, Howth) at 7.30pm.  Additionally, all other members of the Group now deceased will be individually remembered at the Mass which will be celebrated by Fr Dermot Clarke who was a member of the Group and played the role of an apostle when he was curate in Howth.  All former members are invited to attend, to remember old friends and to enjoy a reading of Suzy’s famous Passion Play diaries.  Since many of the younger members have moved away from Howth, it is hoped their families or friends will inform them of this event and pass on the invitation to attend.

For further information, contact Terry O’Connor (8325578), Joe Stewart (8325198) Sam Andrews (086.8385495). Des Gilroy (832 1644).  Transport can be arranged for those needing it.

MASS INTENTIONS 24th – 30th October
Sunday 24th October

Vigil (7.00 p.m. Sat. 23rd October)  Patrick
 8.30 a.m. 
10.30 a.m. Willie Roberts (5th Anniv.)
12.00 noon Terry Andrews
 7.00 p.m. Kathleen Healy (11th Anniv.)
                             and Michael and Kieran Healy
Monday 25th October
11.00 a.m. 
Tuesday 26th October
 8.00 a.m. Brendan Ward (Recently Deceased)
10.00 a.m. 
Wednesday 27th October
 8.00 a.m.
10.00 a.m. Tom Mologhan (Recently Deceased)
Thursday 28th October
 8.00 a.m. 
10.00 a.m. 
Friday 29th October
 8.00 a.m. 
10.00 a.m. John Guinan
Saturday 30th October
10.00 a.m. Jack Scally (6th Anniv.)
11.00 a.m. John Monks (Month’s Mind)

Stella Maris Retreat Centre, Baily, Howth  Tel. 832 22 28
Mindfulness Course continues every Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Joe Clarke.

Wednesday 27th October
10.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.
Presenter:  Sr. Sally Hyland S.J.G.
The day includes prayer, input, Eucharist, personal space, 3 course lunch and tea breaks.
Cost €40.  Contact 087-6226620 to reserve your place.

On Tuesday next, 26th October at 8.00 p.m. Michael Hurley will deliver a lecture in the Howth Sea-Angling Club, West Pier, on ‘Aspects of the History of Baldoyle/Howth’  Admission to non-members of the Society is €4.00.

The Original Musical
Song and Dance Youth Theatre proudly presents ‘Jesus Christ Superstar ’ in Saint Mary’s Secondary School Hall, Baldoyle, 27th to 29th October at 8.00 p.m.  Tickets €12 for adults and €10 concessions
Tel. 085 146 5033 to book your seats.