Parish Newsletter Sunday 12th of April 2015

posted 16 Apr 2015, 14:09 by Lisa O'Neill   [ updated 16 Apr 2015, 14:09 ]

Sunday 12th April 2015

Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday) (15/15)


BRINGING FAITH TO LIFE

Bringing Faith to Life is a programme that addresses some of the issues that modern life raises and offers a way to develop or deepen our Christian Faith.  This programme resumes on Wednesday 15th April at 7.30pm and continues on the following two Wednesdays.  Venue: The Presbytery in the grounds of Ss. Laurence O'Toole Church, Baldoyle (beside Lidl).  Each session will consist of a video presentation followed by a conversation based on reflective questions.


EASTER DUES

Many thanks for Easter Dues received  -  your generous support is much appreciated.


FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

First Holy Communion for the pupils of Second Class in Howth’s Primary School - Scoil Mhuire, will take place on Saturday 9th May at 11.00 a.m. in the Church.  We remember them in our prayers.


CONFIRMATION IN HOWTH

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


TRÓCAIRE LENTEN CAMPAIGN BOXES

Grateful thanks to all who took part in the Trócaire Lenten Campaign.  Please return your Trócaire boxes to the Sacristy.


Fr. Oliver McCrossan, SSC, Columban priest, will preach at all the Masses next weekend, 18th/19th April


SAINT PADRE PIO PRAYER GROUP

Mass 7.30pm, preceded by Rosary 7.15pm, Monday 13th April, St’s. Peter and Paul Church, Baldoyle.


Howth Folk Choir singing one Saturday evening Mass every month.  The Folk choir are looking for singers and musicians to join them.  Tel. Barbara in the Parish Office 839 7398 for more information.  Please join us – you will be most welcome.  


SHARE ANNUAL STATEMENT

Copies of the Financial Statement Year ended 30th June 2014 for the Diocesan SHARE Fund are available in the church.  In addition to the upkeep and repair of Churches in poorer areas, SHARE supports the central administration of the Dublin Archdiocese as it provides vital support in areas such as training in evangelization, financial management, human relations, information technology, child safeguarding and support for our schools.  Archbishop Diarmuid Martin has conveyed his sincere thanks to parishioners for their continued generosity to the SHARE Fund.




Scripture Readings - Second Week of Easter

Monday 13th Apr

Acts 4:23-31. Ps 2:1-9, R/cf v13. Jn 3:1-8

Tuesday 14th Apr

Acts 4:32-37. Ps 91:1-2,5, R/v1. Jn 3:7-15

Wednesday 15th Apr

Acts 5:17-26. Ps 33:2-9, R/ v7. Jn 3:16-21

Thursday 16th Apr

Acts 5:27-33. Ps 33:2,9,17-20, R/v7. Jn 3:31-36

Friday 17th Apr

Acts 5:34-42. Ps 26: 1,4,13-14, R/ cf v4. Jn 6:1-15

Saturday 18th Apr

Acts 6:1-7.Ps 32:1-2,4-5,18-19, R v22. Jn 6:16-21

Sunday 19th Apr

Acts 3:13-15, 17-19. Ps 4:2,4,7,9, R/v7. 1Jn 2:1-5. Lk 24:35-48


RECENT BAPTISMS

The Parish Community warmly welcomes Alfie James Newcombe, Anton Hughes, Livia Adriana deLiguori Carino and Louis-Ray Faherty who were baptised recently in our Church.  Congratulations and every joy to their proud parents, Grandparents, God Parents and extended family.


Meals on Wheels - Volunteers Wanted Howth/Sutton

Could you spare us - two hours - one morning a month on either Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday to help prepare meals for the elderly.  For further information please contact - Jane Caldwell on 087-235 8689.


Enrich your marriage on a Marriage Encounter Weekend

Spend a weekend away discovering the full potential of your marriage.  Enjoy real quality time together free from external pressures and interruptions.  Develop a new way of sharing your thoughts and feelings with your husband or wife.  Irrespective of how long you are married, this is a unique weekend experience that every good marriage deserves.  The next Marriage Encounter Weekend will be from the 17th to 19th April 2015 (8:00 pm Friday to 4:30 pm Sunday) at the Cork International Hotel, Cork.  For info. and bookings visit: www.marriageencounter.ie  or phone 01-832 4429 for a brochure.


Mindfulness Meditation with Joe Clarke

Meditation continues in St. Columbanus Hall on Monday evening 13th April at 7.30pm.

Meditation will also take place on Tuesday morning 14th April from 11.00am in St. Columbanus Hall.  No booking required – all are welcome.



CHURCH COLLECTIONS

Sunday 5th April – First Collection  €1,325 and the SHARE collection    €810


MASS INTENTIONS  12th – 19th Apr

Sunday 12th April

(Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 11th April)  Brigid & Harry Howard and Nicky Morton

10.30am Catherine, Ann & Ada Caulfield

12 noon Maureen Galligan (9th Anv)

Mon 13th Apr

10.00am John Tracy (Birthday Remembrance)

Tue 14th Apr

10.00am Lily Brennan & Steven Corkish (Recently Deceased)

Sat 18th Apr

10.00am Nina & Bill Drury

Sunday 19th April

(Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 18th April)    Deceased members of the Lynn family

10.30am Eileen Mc Donagh (5th Anv)

12 noon Frank O’ Mahony (8th Anv)


SUTTON HOWTH AND BALDOYLE PARISHES SAINT COLUMBAN PILGRIMAGE  SUNDAY 30 AUGUST – SATURDAY 4 SEPTEMBER 2015

Numbers need to be confirmed for this trip.  If you intend to travel please complete booking form and return with your deposit to Sutton Parish Office.  Cost: €895.00 per person sharing.  Itinerary and booking forms are available in the Sacristy (Howth).  This tour is organised by MAP Travel, 36 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin 1. Tel: (01) 8783111   MAP Travel is licensed and bonded with the Commission for Aviation.


CEMETERY MASS St. FINTAN’S, SUTTON

The Blessing of the Graves and Mass will take place in Saint Fintan’s Cemetery, Sutton, on Sunday 14th June at 3.00 p.m.


Church Readers – Weekday Masses

The following are listed to read at 8.00am Masses 13th – 17th April

Monday J. Morton

Tuesday K. Burke

Wednesday K. Burke

Thursday B. Milton

Friday K. Nolan

The following are listed to read at 10.00am Masses 13th – 18th April

Monday T. Boyle

Tuesday J. Comiskey

Wednesday J. Stewart

Thursday M. Connaughton

Friday J. Clarke

Saturday J. Towers

WEEKEND MASSES Sat/Sun 18/19 April

Saturday 7.00pm B. Lynch

Sunday 8.30am D. O Cathasaigh / A. Burke

Sunday 10.30am Family Mass Reader

Sunday 12noon N. Cronin


CHRISTIAN MEDITATION

Christian Meditation will take place in the Parish Hall -  St. Columbanus  - Thursday 16th April at 8.00pm.  All are welcome.  For more information contact Matt McDonagh Tel. 806 3406