Sunday 15th November 2015
Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (45/15)
SAINT VINCENT De PAUL SOCIETY
The local Conference of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society will hold their monthly collection to-day – after all the Masses.
HOWTH SPIRITUALITY VIDEO CHANNEL
Two new interviews have been published on Howth Spirituality channel: Rev. Alastair Dunlop of Howth Presbyterian Church and Sally Hyland SJG, a regular retreat giver at Stella Maris. Visit www.youtube.com/howthspirituality to enjoy these and earlier interviews.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 2016
The parish programme of preparation for First Holy Communion 2016 begins to-day - Sunday (15th November) at the 10.30am Family Mass. The children of the parish preparing for First Holy Communion next year will be enrolled in the programme and this special Mass will feature a renewal of baptismal promises.
We look forward to welcoming all the children to this special Mass.
SPECIAL NOVEMBER MASSES
FOR ALL LIVES LOST AT SEA
Saturday 21st November at 3.00pm in the Sea Angling Centre, West Pier, Howth.
MASS FOR THOSE WHO DIED IN THE PAST YEAR IN THE PARISH OF HOWTH
This Mass will be celebrated on Thursday 26th November at 7.30pm in the Church of the Assumption, Howth. All are welcome.
Mindfulness Meditation with Joe Clarke
Meditation continues in St. Columbanus Hall on Monday evening 16th November at 7.30pm.
Meditation will also take place on Tuesday morning 17th November from 11.00am in St. Columbanus Hall. No booking required – all are welcome.
CHARITY CAKE SALE AND RAFFLE
Saturday 28th November 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 850 meals every day for people who are homeless or in need and up to 1,800 food parcels each week for those on the poverty threshold. Please support this most deserving cause.
The Three Tenors – Ireland’s Greatest Voices
Ireland’s Most Popular Trio - Ray O’Hare, Dominic McGorian and Alan Kelly will present a Concert in the Church on Friday evening, 11th December at 8.00pm. This thrilling concert is packed with the most beautiful spiritual favourites…: Panis Angelicus, Ave Maria, The Prayer, Pie Jesu, I Believe, I'll Walk with God and the world’s most popular, uplifting, magical songs from Leonard Cohen (Hallelujah), Sinatra (My Way), and Pavarotti (Nessun Dorma). Christmas Favourites will include 'When a Child is Born' 'Silent Night' 'O Holy Night'. Tickets - €25 available in the Parish Office Tel. 839 7398 or The Country Market Tel. 832 2033. Special Guests – Howth Scoil Mhuire Primary School Choir.
Scripture Readings – Thirty Third Week in Ordinary Time
Monday 16th Nov
1 Mac 1:10-15, 41-43,54-57,62-64. Ps 118:53,61,134,150,155,158, R/ cf. v88. Lk 18:35-43
Tuesday 17th Nov
St Elizabeth of Hungary Memorial
2 Mac 6:18-31. Ps 3:2-7, R/ v6. Lk 19:1-10
Wednesday 18th Nov
2 Mac 7:1,20-31. Ps 16:1,5-6,8,15, R/ v15. Lk 19:11-28
Thursday 19th Nov
1 Mac 2:15-19. Ps 49:1-2,5-6,14-15, R/ v23. Lk 19:41-44
Friday 20th Nov
1 Mac 4:36-37,52-59. Ps 1 Chr 29:10-12 R/ v13. Lk 19:45-48
Saturday 21st Nov
The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Zec 2:14-17. Ps Lk 1:46-55,R/v49. Mt 12:46-50
Sunday 22nd Nov
Dn 7:13-14.Ps 92:1-2,5, R/ v1. Apoc 1:5-8. Jn 18:33-37
BIBLE STUDY GROUP The Acts of the Apostles
Howth Parish Bible Study Group continues on Friday 20th Nov in St. Columbanus Hall at 10.45am. All are welcome.
The story of a Howth Cottage by Bernie Nestor 1995
This is a nostalgic Memoir by Bernie Nestor of her life growing up in an isolated cottage overlooking Howth Golf Club on Howth Hill. It is a social history covering several generations. It will appeal to a wide readership as well as to the people of Howth. It would make a great gift, in particular a Christmas gift. Published by the Howth Peninsula Heritage Society at €5.00 and sold in aid of St. Francis Hospice, Raheny. Copies are available in the Sacristy from Barbara at Tel. 839 7398
Christian Meditation will take place in the Parish Hall - St. Columbanus - on Thursday 19th November at 11.00am. Cost: None - and all are very welcome to attend. For more information contact Matt McDonagh Tel. 806 3406
ENCHIRIADIS TREIS CHOIR presents HANDEL’S MESSIAH on Sunday 29th November at 8.00pm in St. Anne's Church, Portmarnock. Soloists: Mary Callan Clarke, Andrew Gavin and Tristan Caldwell. Tickets €10 each. Tel.: 085 747 6818 for tickets or email: email@example.com
Church Readers – Weekday Masses The following are listed to read at 8.00am Masses 16th – 20th Nov.
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 16th – 21st Nov.
Monday T. Boyle
Tuesday J. Comiskey
Wednesday J. Stewart
Thursday M. Connaughton
Friday J. Clarke
Saturday M. Kirwin
WEEKEND MASSES Sat/Sun 21 & 22 Nov.
Saturday 7.00pm N. Vaughan
Sunday 8.30am D. O Cathasaigh/ P. Cummings
Sunday 10.30am Family Mass Reader
Sunday 12 noon P. Van dePol
MASS INTENTIONS 15th – 22nd Nov
Sunday 15th Nov
Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 14th Nov) Eileen O’Shea (1st Anv)
10.30am Robert Hennessy
12 noon Padraig Smith
Mon 16th Nov
8.00am The O’Connor & O’Shea Families (Deceased)
Fri 20th Nov
10.00am A Special Intention
Sat 21st Nov
10.00am Henry Scullion (First Anv)
Sunday 22nd Nov
Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 21st Nov) Reg Murphy
10.30am William “Son” McLoughlin, Lost at Sea (53rd Anv)
12 noon Frank Matthews (2nd Anv)
SUTTON FLORAL ART CLUB is holding its Christmas Gala “Precious Gifts” in the Grand Hotel, Malahide on Wednesday 25th November at 8.00pm Tickets €15 available from Suzanne on 089-425 8780 or Linda 087 980 4518. Proceeds from the night in aid of Howth/Sutton Meals on Wheels and The Motor Neurone Association.
Sutton Lawn Tennis Club will host a Christmas Fair on Thursday 26th November from 5.30pm to 9.00pm. Clothes, Homewares, Jewellery, Home-Baking, Crafts and Paintings. All are welcome.
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