Parish Newsletter Sunday 13th November 2011

posted 14 Nov 2011, 04:37 by mary sutton
Posted by Dorothy Heydon 14th November 2011

Thirty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time                                  (44/11)

CATHOLIC YOUTH CARE (C.Y.C.)

The Annual Collection for CATHOLIC YOUTH CARE (the Diocesan Youth Service) will be made at all the Masses to-day.  This collection will replace the usual SHARE collection.

Catholic Youth Care supports and services youth work and youth ministry throughout the Dublin Diocese.  Through their various services and programmes to young people and youth groups, they reach out to many of the most marginalised young people in the Archdiocese.

 

THINKING OF ATTENDING THE INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS IN JUNE 2012?

Plans for the International Eucharistic Congress 2012 (IEC 2012) to be held in the RDS from 10-Jun to 17-Jun-2012 continue to be made and all information about the Congress events can be found on the IEC 2012 website: http://www.iec2012.ie/

Should you be thinking of attending the Congress, you can book a one day, three day or full seven day package at a discounted price up to 30-Nov-2011.  Booking details are on the IEC2012 website and on a sheet on the book stand at the back of the Church.  Online bookings at the normal price continue to be accepted up to the 9-May-2012. If you need help in making a booking, please contact the Parish Office.

 

NOVEMBER SERIES OF TALKS

The Faith Development Group of the Parish Pastoral Council has arranged a series of talks for each Monday in November.  Tomorrow evening, Monday, (14th Nov.) Ms. Alice Leahy will speak about “The Outsider”.  Alice Leahy is Director of TRUST, a non-judgemental, befriending, social and health service for people who are homeless.  The presentation, with discussion and debate will take place in St. Columbanus Hall at 8.00. p.m. and will conclude with a cup of tea at 9.15 p.m.

 

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

Mindfulness continues every Tuesday with Joe Clarke at 11 00 a.m.

REFLECTIVE ADVENT RETREAT

14th – 17th December   Theme: "We Wish to See Jesus"

With Marie-Therese Porter, R.S.C.   Fr. Jim Kenny will celebrate the Eucharist each day

                                                                         ADVENT REFLECTION DAY

                                                                         Presented by Una O'Neill, R.S.C.

Sunday 18th December 10.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.

Fr. Jim Kenny will celebrate the Eucharist at 4.30 p.m.

Theme: Waiting in quiet expectation: Reflections on ‘waiting’ in poetry and Scripture

Cost : €25 (bring packed lunch, tea/coffee provided)

 

OUR DEAD

Please remember in your prayers DR. JOHN TIERNEY who died during the week.  We offer our sympathy to his family. We also pray for MARJORIE HARDING who has died.  .  We offer our sympathy to her family.  May they rest in peace.

 

 

 

MASS INTENTIONS 13th - 20th November

Sunday 13th November

Vigil (7.00 p.m. Sat. 12th November)     Reg Murphy

 8.30 a.m.                                Crew of the ‘Saint Ibar’

10.30 a.m.                               Margaret Nolan (1st Anniv.)

12.00 noon                             Gerard Moore

 7.00 p.m.                                Patrick Galligan

Tuesday 15th November

 8.00 a.m.                                Seamus Smith  (Month’s Mind)

Wednesday 16th November

 8.00 a.m.                                Nora Wickham

Sunday 20th November

Vigil (7.00 p.m. Sat. 19th November)     Noel Kent and Bridie Kent

10.30 a.m.                               William ‘Son’ McLoughlin  (Lost at Sea, 49th Anniv.)

12.00 noon                            Robert Hennessy (2nd Anniv.)

 7.00 p.m.                                Ann Ruxton

 

CHRISTMAS AUCTION IN AID OF SAINT FRANCIS HOSPICE, RAHENY

The Christmas Auction in aid of Saint Francis Hospice, Raheny will take place on Sunday, 20th November in the Abbey Tavern, Howth, starting at 1.00 p.m.  The organising Committee are asking for your generous and kind support once again for this deserving cause.  They are looking for unwanted gifts, china, pictures/paintings, bottles (Wine and Spirits) glassware and vouchers.  Everything must be good as new or in excellent condition.  Please come along on the day to bid and buy and make it a great day for everyone.  Contact Nicky at Tel. 816 7880, Maeve 832 2863  Jo 086-1514332 Michael 839 1891 or Marie 839 0505

 

IMPORTANT PUBLIC MEETING

The Fingal Joint Policing Committee will host a public meeting for the Howth, Sutton and Baldoyle areas on Wednesday 23rd November, 2011 at 7.30 p.m. in The Marine Hotel, Sutton, Co. Dublin.  The Fingal Joint Policing Committee (JPC) provides a forum for An Garda Síochána, the Local Authority Members, Oireachtas Members and community interests, to get together in a regular and structured manner.  At public meetings of the JPC an opportunity is provided for local residents to make observations, and address questions to the members of the JPC on matters relating to crime and anti-social behaviour, with a view to improving public safety within their local community.  This provides a unique opportunity for members of the community to feed into the partnership approach afforded by the existence of a JPC within their area.  If you have any queries or require any further information please contact Martina O’Connor on 01 8905174.

 

CHURCH COLLECTIONS

Sunday 6th November – First Collection  €1,965 and the SHARE collection  €985

Scripture Readings for the Thirty Third Week in Ordinary Time

Monday 14th November

Saint Laurence O’Toole Feast

1 Mac 1:10-15, 41-43, 54-57, 62-64. Ps 118. Lk 18: 35-43

Tuesday 15th November

2 Mac 6:18-31. Ps 3. Lk 19: 1-10

Wednesday 16th November

2 Mac 7:1, 20-31. Ps 16. Lk 19: 11-28

Thursday 17th November

Saint Elizabeth of Hungary            Memorial

1 Mac 2:15-29. Ps 49. Lk 19: 41-44

Friday 18th November

1 Mac 4:36-37, 52-59. Ps 1 Chr 29:10-13. Lk 19: 45-48

Saturday 19th November

1 Mac 6:1-13. Ps 9. Lk 20: 27-40

Sunday 20th November

Ezek 34:11-12, 15-17. Ps 22. 1 Cor 15: 20-26, 28.  Mt 25: 31- 46

 

ANNUAL MASS FOR THOSE WHO DIED IN THE PAST YEAR

This Mass will be celebrated on Thursday 24th November at 8.00 p.m. in the Church.

 

CONFIRMATION 2012

REMINDER: To all parents of Confirmation Candidates:  The parish preparation for Confirmation programme “You shall be my Witnesses” will commence with a meeting for parents on this coming THURSDAY, 17th NOVEMBER at 7.30 p.m. in Scoil Mhuire.  This programme is open to all Confirmation candidates in the parish whether they are attending Scoil Mhuire or another school.  For further information contact Valerie Darby, Co-ordinator at 086 313 7850 or Barbara, Parish Office, 8397398

 
RECENT BAPTISMS

The parish community warmly welcomes Alannah Kinane, Jack McDyer Foley, Leo Michael Edwards and Freya Lorraine Higginbotham who were baptised recently in our Church.  Congratulations and every joy to their proud Parents, Grand parents, God parents and extended family.

 
SUTTON FLORAL ART GROUP
Gala Charity Evening – Demonstration by Sandra Finnegan in the Marine Hotel, Sutton on Wednesday 30th 
November at 8.00 p.m. Admission is €15  Supporting Howth/Sutton Meals on Wheels and the Cystic Fibrosis 
Association.  Contact Marie O’Sullivan Tel. at 839 1815 for tickets.
 
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