Parish Newsletter Sunday 1st April 2012

posted 3 Apr 2012, 03:00 by mary sutton
Posted by Dorithy Heydon Tuesday 3rd April 2012
 

PASSION (Palm) SUNDAY                                                                         (13/12)

 

SUNDAYS OF LENT   EXPOSITION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT

There will be Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament this afternoon from 4.00 to 5.00 p.m.

Sung Evening Prayer and Benediction will follow at 5 o’clock.  All welcome.

 

RECONCILIATION SERVICE

WITH INDIVIDUAL CONFESSION IN PREPARATION FOR EASTER

This Prayer Service will take place on Tuesday, 3rd April at 8.00 p.m. in Howth Church.  The Service will be conducted by Father Martin Nolan, OSA.  There will be a number of visiting Confessors.

Communal Rite of Penance in the Church of the Resurrection, Bayside on Monday, 2nd April at 7.30 p.m.

Communal Rite of Penance in St. Fintan’s Church, Sutton, on Wednesday 4th April at 8.00 p.m.

 

HOLY WEEK CELEBRATIONS FOR FAMILIES

During Holy Week (April 1st - 8th), we will celebrate the Passion of Jesus over the course of two special liturgies designed for children. 

On Holy Thursday (April 5th) the 5.00 pm (Quiet) Mass is part of the Communion Preparation Masses for Second Class and remembers Jesus’ last Supper with his friends when he celebrated the First Mass.  On Good Friday (April 6th) at 12 noon the children present the Stations of the Cross to remember the steps Jesus took on the day he died for us.  On Easter Sunday (April 8th) the 10.30 am Mass will be a joyful and colourful celebration of the Risen Lord. 

 

HOWTH PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES

We hope to have a Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes from 12th September 2012 for five nights.  The cost per person sharing will be €749.00 - Full Board accommodation in the Hotel Gallia Londres.  For more details please call into the Parish Office/Sacristy or Tel. 839 7398

 

HOLY COMMUNION FOR THE SICK AND HOUSEBOUND ON HOLY THURSDAY EVENING AND EASTER SUNDAY MORNING.

Parish Ministers of the Eucharist will be bringing Holy Communion to the Sick and Housebound on Holy Thursday Evening after the EVENING MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER (9.00 p.m. approx.) and after the 10.30 a.m. Mass on Easter Sunday morning.  Parishioners who may have relatives or friends who cannot get to the Church are invited to leave names and contact telephone numbers in the Sacristy.  The Ministers of the Eucharist will be happy to bring them Holy Communion on Holy Thursday evening after the Mass of the Lord’s Supper (9.00 p.m.) and after the 10.30 a.m. Mass on Easter Sunday morning.

 

HOWTH PRIMARY SCHOOL
One or two Remaining places for the year 2012/2013 for Junior Infants.  Contact The Parish Office 
or Scoil Mhuire Tel 832 3572 or email  howthns@gmail.com

 

MASS INTENTIONS 1st – 8th April 2012

Sunday 1st April

Vigil (7.00 p.m. Sat. 31st March)      Tommy Larkin

 8.30 a.m.                                                Cecil Browne

                                                         (Month’s Mind)

10.30 a.m.                                               Michael Cusack

12.00 noon                                             Terry Lawless (22nd Anniv.)

7.00 p.m.                                                 Agatha and Charles Curtis

Monday 2nd April

10.00 a.m.                                               Joseph Martin

Tuesday 3rd April

10.00 a.m.                                               James Pierce

Wednesday 4th April

10.00 a.m.                                               Norah Cronin

Sunday 8th April

 8.30 a.m.                                Matthew, MaryAnn and James Doherty and Rosaleen and Peter Delaney

10.30 a.m.                               Laurence O’Rourke

12.00 noon                             Esther Finnerty

 7.00 p.m.                                        Mary Sweeney (Month’s Mind)

 

ADVOCATE COLLECTION

The Advocate Collection will be taken up after all Masses to-day.  We would ask that you be as supportive

as possible.  All moneys will be used by the Sunshine Fund to provide much-needed holidays for

deserving children.  We are a special works conference of The Saint Vincent de Paul Society and have

been providing holidays for the last 75 years.  Please be as generous as you can.

 

WAY OF THE CROSS

The 10th Annual Way of the Cross through the Phoenix Park will take place on Good Friday, 6th April.  Led by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, it will begin at the Wellington Monument at 12 noon and proceed to the Papal Cross.  All are welcome.

 

MASS READINGS

Parishioners may be interested to note that the Readings for each Sunday, in both English and Irish, are posted on the Parish website each week. This may be of particular interest to those who are sick or housebound and who may not have access to a Mass leaflet.  The Parish website is www.howthparish.ie and the Readings are to be found under the "Liturgy" heading on the left side panel. "

 

CEMETERY MASS   -   SAINT FINTAN’S - SUTTON

The Blessing of the Graves and Mass will take place in Saint Fintan’s Cemetery, Sutton, on Sunday 27th  May at 3.00 p.m.

 

 

CHURCH COLLECTIONS

Sunday 25th March – First Collection  €950 and the SHARE collection    €840

Scripture Readings for Holy Week

Monday 2nd April

Is 42: 1-7. Ps 26:1-3, 13-14, R/v1. Jn 12:1-11

Tuesday 3rd April

Is 49: 1-6. Ps 70:1-6, 15, 17, R/v15. Jn 13:21-33, 36-38

Wednesday 4th April

Is 50: 4-9. Ps 68:8-10, 21-22, 31, 33-34, R/v14. Mt 26:14-25

Holy Thursday 5th April

Ex 12: 1-8, 11-14. Ps 115:12-13, 15-18, R/cf. 1Cor 10:16. 1Cor 11: 23-26. Jn 13: 1-15

Good Friday 6th April

Is 52:13-53:12.Ps 30: 2, 6, 12-13,15-17, 25, R/Lk 23:46. Heb 4: 14-16, 5:7-9.

Holy Saturday 7th April

Gen 1:1-2:2. Ps 103 or 32. Gen 22: 1-18. Ps 15. Ex 14: 15-15:1. Ps Ex 15. Is 54: 5-14. Ps 29. Is 55: 1-11. Ps Is 12. Baruch 3: 9-15, 32-4:4. Ps 18. Ezek 36: 16-28. Ps 41 or 50. Rom 6: 3-11. Ps 117.  Mark 16: 1-7

Easter Sunday 8th April

Acts 10: 34, 37-43. Ps 117: 1-2, 16-17, 22-23, R/v24. Col 3: 1-4 or 1Cor 5:6-8. Jn 20: 1-9

 

HOLY WEEK IN HOWTH PARISH

 

Holy Thursday: 10.00 a.m.             Morning Prayer

                5.00 p.m.            Children’s Mass

                             7.30 p.m.           Mass of the Lord’s Supper

                           10.30 p.m.          “Watch and Pray”

                                                 Reflection at the Altar of Repose

 

GOOD FRIDAY: Good Friday is a Day of Fast and Abstinence

              10.00 a.m.            Morning Prayer

                          12.00 noon          Children’s Stations of the Cross

                           3.00 p m.            Solemn Celebration of the Lord’s Passion

                           8.00 p m.            Stations of the Cross followed by Prayer around the Cross

 

HOLY SATURDAY:10.00 a.m.            Morning Prayer

                              9.00 p.m.            THE EASTER VIGIL

 

EASTER SUNDAY: Easter Sunrise Celebration at Howth Summit - Assembly in car park at 6.25 a.m.                          Breakfast afterwards in Howth School - Scoil Mhuire.

 

The Committee would like a little help with the preparation of the Breakfast – if possible about ten people.

 

EASTER SUNDAY - Morning Masses at 8.30; 10.30 (Family Mass) and 12 noon.  Evening Mass at 7 o’clock.

 

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