Parish Newsletter Sunday 11th of May 2014

posted 16 Jun 2014, 14:32 by Lisa O'Neill   [ updated 16 Jun 2014, 14:32 ]

Sunday 11th May 2014

Fourth Sunday of Easter (19/14)

Congratulations to the Girls and Boys of Second Class - Scoil Mhuire – Howth Primary School, who received their First Holy Communion in the Church yesterday.

Julianne Barry Saoirse Duffy Victor Mueller

Tadhg Bergin Tristan Egan Karl Noonan

Christina Beshoff Aoibhin Farrelly Hayley Reid

Liam Bookle Fiachra Farrelly Harry Sanfey

Isobel Briody Lee Farren Daniel Stapleton

Daniel Butler Jennifer Gleeson Isabelle Walls

Jack Clune Patrick Haines Owen Whelan

Lucy Coffey Sean Heery Rosie Wolfe

Thomas Collins Mabel Jennings Lara Howard

Sophia Cooke Luke MacMahon Jane Howard

Isabella Cronan Kailas McDonnell Jake Nika

Jake Drury Peter Molloy

A special Thank you to the childrens’ Teacher – Ms. C. Nolan


THE ANNUAL COLLECTION FOR THE SUPPORT OF STUDENTS FOR THE PRIESTHOOD will take place this weekend.  This collection will replace the SHARE collection.  Thank you for your generosity to this collection in previous years.


The Annual Mass and Anointing of the Sick will take place on Sunday, 15th June at 3.30pm in the Church

THIRD DAY CHORALE “SINGS THE CLASSICS”  on Wednesday 21st May at 8.00pm in the Church of the Resurrection, Bayside.  Tickets €15 available at the door or contact Tel. 087 9016430. (Ticket price includes a donation to Pieta House).


Departing Sunday Sept. 28th, Dublin – Naples and onwards to Maiori on the Amalfi coastline.  Return date, Saturday Oct 4th.  Options for day trips include a selection from Amalfi, Pompeii, Mt.Vesuvius, Isle of Capri, Naples, Monte Cassino and San Giovanni Rotondo (Shrine of Padre Pio).  Bookings immediately through St. Fintan’s Parish Office, Tel 01 839 2001.  An absolute minimum of 15 travelling will be required.


Please remember in your prayers, MARY McLOUGHLIN, who died during the week.  We offer our sympathy to her husband, Edgar and all the family.  Please pray for MARY GUNNING, who died during the week.  We offer our sympathy to her daughters Adrienne and Anne and her son Laurence.  We also remember DON O’CONNOR who died suddenly.  Funeral Mass on Monday 12th May at 10.00am.  We offer our sympathy to his wife Ina and all the family.  May they rest in peace.

Scripture Readings - Fourth Week of Easter

Monday 12th May

Acts 11:1-18. Pss 41:2-3,42:3-4, R/ cf Ps 41:3. Jn 10:11-18

Tuesday 13th May

Acts 11:19-26. Ps 86:1-7, R/ Ps 116:1. Jn 10:22-30

Wednesday 14th May

St Matthias Feast

Acts 1:15-17, 20-26. Ps 112:1-8, R/ cf v8. Jn 15:9-17

Thursday 15th May

Acts 13:13-25. Ps 88:2-3,21-22,25,27, R/cf v2. Jn 13:16-20

Friday 16th May

Acts 13:26-33. Ps 2:6-11,R/v7. Jn 14:1-6

Saturday 17th May

Acts 13:44-52. Ps 97:1-4, R/v3. Jn 14:7-14

Sunday 18th May

Acts 6:1-7. Ps 32:1-2,4-5,18-19, R/v22. 1Pt 2:4-9. Jn 14:1-12


The Parish Community warmly welcomes Edward Glynn, Saoirse McMorrow, Tessa Murphy and Christian Byrne who were baptised recently in our Church.  Congratulations and every joy to their proud parents, Grand parents, God Parents and extended family.

Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation continues in St. Columbanus Hall Monday 12th May at 7.30 p.m. with Joe Clarke.  All are welcome.


The Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered to the pupils of 6th Class, Howth Primary School on Thursday 22nd May at 1.00 p.m. in the Church.  We remember them in our prayers.


Combined Parishes of Sutton, Howth and Baldoyle, Sunday 7 – Friday 12 September 2014.  Hotel Roissy 3 star  This hotel has been recently refurbished and is located approx. 100 metres from the Sanctuaries.  Price: €669.00 per person sharing plus taxes/single room supplement.  How to reserve a place(s): a completed booking form with deposit of €250.00 per person (payment by cheque, debit or credit card) should be sent directly to MAP Travel.  The balance will be due 8 weeks prior to departure – payment by cheque/cash or debit card (a 2% surcharge applies only to balances paid by credit card).


Sunday 4th May – First Collection  €1,020 and the SHARE Collection  €855


The Blessing of the Graves and Mass will take place in Saint Fintan’s Cemetery, Sutton, on Sunday 8th June at 3.00 p.m.

MASS INTENTIONS 11th – 18th May

Sunday 11th May

Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 10th May)  Seán O’Shea

8.30am Una McElroy

10.30am Nora Cooney (1st Anv)

12 noon Deborah, John and Dan

                                O’Connell and May Kennedy

Mon 12th May

8.00am Cissy Thunder

10.00am Funeral Mass - Don O’Connor

Tues 13th May

10.00am James & Mary Lawless

Thurs 15th May

8.00am Maureen Brogan

10.00am Esther Keenan (50th Anv)

Sat 17th May

10.00am Ray Dooley

Sunday 18th May

Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 10th May)  Bernice Farren (2nd Anv)

8.30am Eddie & Josie Connolly

10.30am James McCrea & Family

12 noon Arthur Dixon (8th Anv)

Church Readers – Weekday Masses

The following are listed to read at 8.00am Masses 12th – 16th May

Monday J. Morton

Tuesday S. McInerney

Wednesday K. Burke

Thursday B. Milton

Friday K. Burke

The following are listed to read at 10.00am Masses 12th – 17th May

Monday T. Boyle

Tuesday U. Kane

Wednesday J. Stewart

Thursday M. Connaughton

Friday J. Clarke

Saturday J. Towers

WEEKEND MASSES Sat/Sun 17th & 18th May

Saturday 7.00pm B. Lynch

Sunday 8.30am U. Kane

Sunday 10.30am Family Mass Reader

Sunday 12noon D. Gilroy

Stella Maris Retreat Centre, Baily, Howth  Tel. 832 22 28

Mindfulness Meditation with Joe Clarke.

2 Sessions every Tuesday 10am to 11am  and  11.15am to 12.15pm

Please telephone 832 2228 to book your place or e-mail

Cost : donation


Wednesday 14th May  10.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.

Facilitated by Sr. Sally Hyland S.J.G.

Come to a refreshing day about the meaning of the Resurrection in our everyday lives.  The day includes prayer, input, Eucharist, personal space, 3 course lunch and tea breaks.  Cost €45.  Contact Sr. Sally Hyland to reserve your place    Tel. 087-622 6620