Parish Newsletter Sunday 16th of August 2015

posted 20 Aug 2015, 13:07 by Lisa O'Neill   [ updated 20 Aug 2015, 13:07 ]

Sunday 16th August 2015

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (32/15)


The local Conference of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society will hold their monthly collection to-day – after all the Masses.


The School re-opens on MONDAY, 31st August from 8.50am until 12.15pm for all classes from Senior Infants to 6th Class.  The School re-opens on MONDAY, 31st August from 9.00am until 11.15am for new Junior Infants.



Saturdays 10.30 – 11.00am, 6.30 – 7.00pm


After 10am Mass on Saturday mornings and before the 6.30pm Mass on Saturday evenings.

CLARENDON STREET (off Grafton Street)


11.30 am - 2.30 pm    5.00 pm - 5.45 pm


11.00 am - 5.00 pm & 6.45 pm


Monday to Friday

After 8.30am & 12.45pm Masses


From 11.30am to 12 noon    From 1.15 to 2.15pm

Penitential Service on last Saturday of every month at 11.30 am.


Howth Parish Pilgrimage to Knock  -  SUNDAY 30th August.  Cost - €50 – which includes Coach, Lunch (Tea/Coffee/Soup/Sandwich) and Evening Dinner at the Abbey Hotel, Roscommon.  Bookings may be made in the Parish Office weekday mornings.


Eucharistic adoration is held on three days a week throughout the year in our Church.  For information and times see brochure and/or notice board at the back of the Church.  "The time you spend with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament is the best time you will spend on earth.  Each moment that you spend with Jesus will deepen your union with him and make your soul everlastingly more glorious and beautiful in heaven, and will help bring about everlasting peace on earth."  -  Mother Teresa

Scripture Readings – Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time

Monday 17th August

Our Lady of Knock Memorial

Jg 2:11-19. Ps 105:34-37, 39-40, 43-44, R/ v4. Mt 19:16-22

Tuesday 18th August

Jg 6:11-24. Ps 84:9, 11-14, R/ v9. Mt 19:23-30

Wednesday 19th August

Jg 9:6-15. Ps 20:2-7 R/ v2. Mt 20:1-16

Thursday 20th August

St. Bernard Memorial

Jg 11:29-39. Ps 39:5,7-10, R/ vv 8-9. Mt 22:1-14

Friday 21st August

St. Pius X Memorial

Ruth 1:1, 3-6,14-16,22. Ps 145:5-10 R/v2. Mt 22:34-40

Saturday 22nd August

The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Is 9:1-6. Ps 112:1-8, R/v2. Lk 1:26-38

Sunday 23rd August

Jos 24:1-2,15-18. Ps 33:2-3, 16-23, R/v9. Eph 5:21-32. Jn 6:60-69

Church Readers – Weekday Masses

The following are listed to read at 8.00am Masses 17th – 21st August

Monday J. Morton

Tuesday K. Burke

Wednesday J. Morton

Thursday B. Milton

Friday K. Nolan

The following are listed to read at 10.00am Masses 17th – 22nd Aug

Monday T. Boyle

Tuesday J. Commisky

Wednesday J. Stewart

Thursday M. Connaughton

Friday J. Clarke

Saturday M. Kirwin

WEEKEND MASSES Sat/Sun 22 & 23 Aug

Saturday 7.00pm B. Farrell

Sunday 8.30am D. O Cathasaigh/& Aine

Sunday 10.30am A. Ffrench

Sunday 12 noon P. Van de Pol

MASS INTENTIONS  16th – 23rd August

Sunday 16th August

Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 15th Aug)  Julie Kelly (2nd Anv)

8.30am Mary Doyle

10.30am Sheila Rickard (6th Anv)

12 noon Patricia Doyle, Anne McGrath, Tom Gaffney and all deceased members Gaffney Family

Weds 18th Aug

8.00am Nuala Reid

Sat 22nd Aug

10.00am Dr. Seamus Smith  (Birthday Remembrance)

Sunday 23rd August

Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 22nd Aug)  Patrick O’Shea (Birthday Remembrance)

8.30am Christopher, Una & Anthony Rickard

10.30am John Coonan & Maura Coonan

12 noon Niall O’Brien (13th Anv)

Taizé Evening Prayer at 7.30pm on Sunday 16th August in St Paul's Church, Arran Quay, Dublin 7.  A chanted Taizé Prayer on the 10th Anniversary of the death of Br Roger, founder of the ecumenical monastic community of Taizé.  The start time is 7.30pm - to be in solidarity with the brothers in Taizé who start their Evening Prayer at 8.30pm (French time).  St Paul's on Arran Quay is very close to the LUAS Smithfield stop.  Free parking in the area after 7pm.  All are welcome, especially Taizé pilgrimage veterans and young people interested in this style of prayer.