Parish Newsletter Sunday 13th October 2013

posted 15 Oct 2013, 04:36 by mary sutton
Posted by Dorothy Heydon


Twenty Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time                                         (41/13)



Next Sunday, 20th October, is World Mission Sunday.  The second collection at all the Masses will be for the Missions and will replace the usual SHARE collection.


First Holy Communion 2014

An information meeting for parents and guardians of those children receiving their First Holy Communion in May 2014 will be held in Scoil Mhuire on Monday night 14th October at 7.30pm.  This meeting will explain the parish programme of preparation for the children and their families.


Mission Sunday 20th October

Next Sunday is Mission Sunday and at the 10.30am Family Mass we will be thinking of missionaries and praying especially for the children in missionary countries. There will be a short prayer service at homily time which has been developed by the Society of Missionary Children.




"Among the most serious problems that afflict the world these days are youth unemployment and the loneliness of the old.  The old need care and companionship; the young need work and hope but have neither one nor the other, and the problem is they don't even look for them any more.  They have been crushed by the present.  You tell me - can you live crushed under the weight of the present?  Without a memory of the past and without the desire to look ahead to the future by building up something, a future, a family?  Can you go on like this?  This, to me, is the most urgent problem that the Church is facing".

Interview with La Repubblica; 1st October 2013



Come and join us to-day for a Harvest Festival celebration (Sunday 13th October) at 4.00 p.m.  Howth Gospel Choir will provide the music.  Refreshments afterwards.  All are welcome.



All Hallows College invites you to the Autumn Series of Public Talks   Vatican II: The Journey Continues

Dates: October 15th and 22nd, November 5th and 12th  7.30p.m - 9.00p.m

Venue: Room 4, Purcell House, All Hallows College.  Cost: €10 per talk or €30 for all four talks.  No pre-booking required.  Each talk will be followed by a brief discussion with time for questions and answers.

Tuesday 15th October:  The Inner Journey: The Universal Call to Holiness

Dr. Denis Robinson CSSp, PhD (Marino Institute of Education)

Tuesday 22nd October: The Promised Journey of Vatican II: A Vision for Hope and Joy   Dr. Suzanne Mulligan, PhD (St. Patrick's College Maynooth)

Tuesday 5th November: An Unfinished Journey: The Role of the Laity in the Church

Dr. Bernadette Toal, PhD (Orlagh Retreat Team)

Tuesday 12th  November: The Goal of the Journey: Life after Death

Dr. Brian Grogan, SJ, PhD (Author of Where To From Here?)



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 3rd November in the Church at 3 o’clock.  The Blessing of the Graves in both Cemeteries will take place immediately after the Mass.




Please remember in your prayers RITA HOGG who died during the week.  We offer our sympathy to her husband and family.  We also pray for NORA CAHILL who has died.  We offer our sympathy to her family. Funeral Mass on Monday 14th October at 11.30 a.m.   May they rest in peace.



Scripture Readings for the Twenty Eighth Week in Ordinary Time

Monday 14th Oct

Rm 1:1-7. Ps 97:1-4. Lk 11:29-32

Tuesday 15th Oct

St. Teresa of Avila             Memorial

Rm 1:16-25. Ps 18:2-5. Lk 11:37-41

Wednesday 16th Oct

Rm 2:1-11. Ps 61:2-3,6-7,9. Lk 11:42-46

Thursday 17th Oct

St. Ignatius of Antioch      Memorial

Rm 3:21-30. Ps 129:1-6. Lk 11:47-54

Friday 18th Oct

St. Luke, Evangelist           Feast

2Tm4:10-17. Ps 144:10-13,17-18. Lk 10:1-9

Saturday 19th Oct

Rm 4:13,16-18. Ps 104:6-9,42-43. Lk 12:8-12

Sunday 20th Oct

Ex 17:8-13. Ps 120. 2 Tm 3:14 –4:2. Lk 18:1-8



Monday 14th October  8.00 pm

St. Columbanus Hall

‘Understanding who Jesus was'  All are welcome

Mindfulness Meditation with Joe Clarke

Mindfulness Meditation continues at Stella Maris Retreat Centre, Baily - Tuesday mornings

11.00 am to 12 noon.  All welcome.



Thursday 17th October from 7.00 to 9.00p.m.   Sutton Park School is a Co-educational school catering for students from age 4 – 18 years.  All enquiries welcome Tel. 839 9400



There will be a table quiz at CLG Beann Eadair club-rooms on Thursday 17th October, at 8pm.  €10pp, 4/5 per table.  Raffle and prizes.  Funds raised go to Bracken Hill Nursery School, which is a registered Charitable Trust (CY13791).  All welcome.



Saturday 19th October from 10am to 1.00pm in Saint Columbanus Hall

In aid of the Capuchin Day Centre for Homeless people

Brother Kevin needs financial help to provide 700 meals every day for people who are homeless or in need and up to 1,500 food parcels each week for those on the poverty threshold.  Please support this most deserving cause – Bric a Brac, Books, Cakes and Raffle.



The Parish Community warmly welcomes Ryan Bernard Rickard and Dan Paul Cullen who were baptised recently in our Church.  Congratulations and every joy to their proud Parents, Grand parents, God parents and extended family.

 MASS INTENTIONS 13th  – 20th Oct

Sunday 13th Oct

Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 12th Oct)  Jane O’Rourke

 8.30am                 Dr. Séamus Smyth (2nd Anv)

10.30am                James & Winifred Veale

12noon                  Ernie Brennan (B/day Remembrance)

7.00pm                  Thomas Gaffney

Monday 14th Oct

10.00 a.m.             Con Monahan (17th Anv)

11.30 a.m.             Funeral – Nora Cahill

Tuesday 15th Oct

10.00 a.m.  Kitty Hoare (B/day Remembrance) also Owen Hoare and Kathleen Philips

Saturday 19th Oct

10.00 a.m.             Terry Andrews

11.00 a.m.             Angela Mullan

Sunday 20th Oct

Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 19th Oct) Mary O’Connor and Ettie Finnerty

10.30am                Siobhan O’Hare (First Anv.)

12noon                  John Darby (6th Anv)


Church Readers – Weekday Masses

The following are listed to read at 8.00am Masses 14th – 18th October

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 14th – 19th October

Monday                  T. Boyle

Tuesday                 U. Kane

Wednesday             J. Stewart

Thursday                M. Connaughton

Friday                     J. Clarke

Saturday                J. Towers

Saturday 11.00am   J. Morton

WEEKEND MASSES Sat 19th /Sun 20th Oct

Saturday 7.00pm     P. Loftus

Sunday 8.30am       D. O’Cathasaigh/A. Ui Cathasaigh

Sunday 10.30am     Family Mass Reader

Sunday 12noon       Noeleen Cronin



HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, DONAGHMEDE are hosting an introduction to the Bible, based on the Sunday readings.  Fr. Kieran O’Mahoney, OSA, will give a series of 6 talks on Wednesday evenings, 7.30 to 9p.m., starting on 16th Oct. with the title: ‘The current context of Faith’.  All will be most welcome.



are hosting a FASHION SHOW in aid of MERCHANTS QUAY IRELAND on Thursday next, 17th October at 7.30p.m. in Sutton Golf Club.  Tickets €15.00 includes Glass of Wine.  Tel. Niamh 086-334 3954, Kay 087-125 3186 or Ita 087-203 5106 for Tickets.



Sunday 6th Oct. – First Collection  €835 and the Share collection    €645