Parish Newsletter 25th August 2013

posted 26 Aug 2013, 03:12 by mary sutton
Posted by Dorothy Heydon

Twenty First Sunday in Ordinary Time                           (34/13)

  

Howth Parish Office is now closed for annual holidays - office re-opens Mon. 2nd September. During this period, the Parish Office in Sutton may be contacted - 9.30 to 12.30 Monday to Friday inclusive - 01-8392001 or email: office@stfintansparish.ie.

 

HOWTH PRIMARY SCHOOL
There are a few remaining places available in HOWTH PRIMARY SCHOOL Junior Infants and other Classes, for the School year 2013/2014.  Contact the Parish Office for enrolment details. 
Tel. 839 7398 or email  howthns@gmail.com or Scoil Mhuire Tel. 832 3572.

The School re-opens on THURSDAY, 29th August from 8.50 a.m. until 12.15 p.m. for all classes from Senior Infants to 6th Class.  The School re-opens on THURSDAY, 29th August from 10.00 a.m. until 12 noon for new Junior Infants.

 

ART EXHIBITION

Baldoyle Forum is hosting an art exhibition in aid of St. Francis Hospice in Baldoyle Community Hall, Main Street, Baldoyle this Sunday 25th August, from 11.00am to 5.00pm.  Admission is free.

 
SUMMER SWIM AND BARBEQUE
 

Don't forget to join us - Friends of Balscadden Bay (“Fobb”) - at our Annual Community “Summer Swim and Barbeque on the Beach” at Balscadden Bay, Howth, this Sunday 25th August 1.00 to 4.00 p.m.   Lifeguard will be in attendance.  Bring your own food - or Burgers, Hot-dogs and soft drinks will be on sale.  All welcome

 

PATHWAYS – ALL HALLOWS COLLEGE
Pathways is a two-year, one night a week course for adults who wish to explore their faith.  There are no exams and no written work! The only requirement is an openness to listening to others and to participate.  Mondays from 7.00pm to 9.30pm from mid-Sept. to May over two years.  The current cost is €350 per year. Info 01 8520740 or email : pathways@allhallows.ie.

 

OUR DEAD

Please remember in your prayers Julie Kelly whose funeral took place last week.  We offer our sympathy to her family and friends.  May she rest in peace.

   

 

Scripture Readings for the Twenty First Week in Ordinary Time

Monday 26th August

1 Th 1:1-5, 8-10. Ps 149:1-6, 9. Mt 23:13-22

Tuesday 27th August

St Monica          Memorial

1 Th 2:1-8. Ps 138:1-3,4-6. Mt 23:23-26

Wednesday 28th August

St Augustine, Bishop and Doctor of the Church      Memorial

1 Th 2:9-13. Ps 138:7-12. Mt 23:27-32

Thursday 29th August

The Passion of St John the Baptist - Memorial

Jer 1:17-19. Ps 70:1-6, 15, 17. Mk 6:17-29

Friday 30th August

1 Th 4:1-8. Ps 96:1-2, 5-6,10-12. Mt 25:1-13

Saturday 31st August

1 Th 4:9-11. Ps 97:1, 7-9. Mt 25:14-30

Sunday 1st September

Eccles (Sir) 3:17-20, 28-29. Ps 67:4-7, 10-11. Heb 12:18-19, 22-24. Lk 14:1, 7-14

 

LEGION OF MARY – ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK SHRINE - 29th September 2013

Cost €30 which includes coach, snack and light hot meal.  Pick up point: Raheny Church at 7.30am
For further information and/or to reserve a seat contact Seán McSweeney, on 01 8313951 or

087 1318963.  Book early to avoid disappointment.

 

 
 
KEEP-FIT BOXERCISE CLASSES
Keep Fit with Colin Donnelly resumes on Friday 6th September from 9.30 a.m. in Saint Columbanus Hall.  Contact Colin at 087-224 5638 to register for his classes.  All are welcome.

 

 

RECENT BAPTISMS

The Parish community warmly welcomes Daisy Kate Reilly who was recently recently Baptised in our Church. Congratulations and every good wish to her proud parents, Godparents and extended family.

 

MASS INTENTIONS 25th August – 1st September

 

Sunday 25th August

Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 24th August)  Thomas Barrett

10.30am            Christopher, Una and Anthony Rickard

12noon              Jack Brennan and Norah Brennan

7.00pm             Donal Linehan (7th Anv)

 

Monday 26th August

10.00am

Sunday 1st September

Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 31st August) Michael Dixon (4th Anv)

10.30am           

12noon              Patricia Doyle (nee Gaffney) - also remember Anne McGrath (nee Gaffney)

7.00pm

 

Church Readers – Weekday Masses

The following are listed to read at 8.00am Masses 26th – 30th August

Monday                          J. Morton

Tuesday                        S. McInerney

Wednesday                   Kay Burke

Thursday                       Kay Burke

Friday                           J. Morton

 

The following are listed to read at 10.00am Masses 26th – 31st August

Monday                         T. Boyle

Tuesday                        J. Comisky

Wednesday                   J. Stewart

Thursday                       M. Connaughton

Friday                           J. Clarke

Saturday                       J. Towers

Saturday 11.00am          V&L Duffy

 

WEEKEND MASSES Sat 31st Aug/Sun 1st Sept

Saturday 7.00pm            E. Stewart

Sunday 8.30am              D. O’Cathasaigh/U.Kane

Sunday 10.30am            Family Mass Reader

Sunday 12noon              P. Van de Poll

Sunday 7.00pm              M. Connaughton

 

CARE TO DRIVE SERVICEIrish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society’s Care to Drive service offers free transport to patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment in the following hospitals; St. Vincent’s; St. James’s; The Mater; Tallaght Hospital; Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown.   For more information, please contact Gail on 01 2310 566 or email transport@irishcancer.ie

 

 

CHURCH COLLECTIONS

Sunday 18th August – First Collection €1,030 and the Share collection €790.

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