Parish Newsletter Sunday 23rd June 2013

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time                                                              (25/13)

 

ANNUAL COLLECTION FOR PETER’S PENCE

The Annual collection for Peter’s Pence to support the Holy Father, Pope Francis and the Pontifical Charities is to be taken up at all Masses in the Diocese next weekend – 29th and 30th June.  This collection will replace the usual SHARE collection

 

A TIME TO UPHOLD THE RIGHT TO LIFE       PRO-LIFE INFORMATION EVENING

You are invited to an information evening with Caroline Simons of the Pro-Life Campaign and Tim Jackson of The Life Institute.  The information evening takes place on Tuesday 25th June at 7.30pm in Parnell GAA Club, Coolock, Dublin 5 (adj. Chanel College).  Co-hosted by Dublin Bay NorthPL and Fingal Pro Life: For more details contact 086-209 7330.

 

Mindfulness Meditation with Joe Clarke

Mindfulness Meditation will continue during the summer months in The Parish Hall (Saint Columbanus Hall), Main Street, Howth.  Tuesday mornings, 11.00 am to 12 noon.  All welcome.

 

YOU SHALL BE MY WITNESSES…”  PARISH PREPARATION FOR CONFIRMATION PROGRAMME

To-day, Sunday 23rd June at the 10.30 Mass we as a parish community will welcome the young people who received the Sacrament of Confirmation this year and their parents.  Together we will celebrate the fact that they have become Confirmed in their faith and encourage them as they develop their Faith Life.  We thank our priests, principal and staff of Scoil Mhuire, parents and parishioners who helped to make the programme a success.

Valerie Darby and Kay Burke ,Co-ordinators

 

HOWTH PARISH REFORM AND RENEWAL GROUP

You are invited to the final meeting before the summer break which will take place tomorrow evening, Monday 24th June at 8.00 pm in St. Columbanus Hall.

 

 

LITURGY OF THE EUCHARIST

Mystery of the Liturgy: A study on the Liturgy of the Eucharist presented by Fr. Robert Barron as part of the 'Catholicism Series'.  This episode on DVD invites us to see the Eucharistic Liturgy as an encounter.  Following the DVD there will be an opportunity for discussion.  The meeting will conclude with a short prayer service to mark the last meeting before the summer holidays. Please invite a friend or neighbour.

 

YOUTH NEWS

RIO-IN-DUBLIN is a response by the local Church in Dublin to re-create some of the atmosphere of World Youth Day for young people who are unable to attend.  It will take place in Church St Friary on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th July.  Rio in Dublin will compliment the young pilgrims who will make the pilgrimage to Rio with Archbishop Martin.  Registration is now open. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this unique event for young people including a pilgrim walk, music, Brazilian singing/dancing, prayer, video links to Rio and lots more – check out ‘Rio in Dublin 2013’ on Facebook and Twitter or log on to www.evangelisation.ie

 

HOWTH PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK

This year’s Howth Parish Pilgrimage to Knock has now been arranged for SUNDAY 1st  SEPTEMBER.   Cost - €50 - which includes Coach, Lunch (Tea/Coffee/Sandwiches) and Evening Dinner at the Abbey Hotel, Roscommon.  Bookings may be made in the Parish Office/Sacristy weekday mornings.

 

 

Scripture Readings for the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time

Monday 24th June

The Nativity of St John the Baptist

Is 49:1-6. Ps 138:1-3,13-15. Acts 13:22-26.Lk 1:57-66, 80

Tuesday 25th June

Gen 13: 2, 5-18.  Ps 14:2-5. Mt 7: 6, 12-14

Wednesday 26th June

Gen 15: 1-12,17-18.  Ps 104:1-4,6-9. Mt 7:15-20

Thursday 27th June

Gen 16: 1-12, 15-16. Ps 105:1-5. Mt 7: 21-29

Friday 28th June

St Irenaeus             Memorial

Gen 17: 1, 9-10, 15-22. Ps 127:1-5. Mt 8: 1-4

Saturday 29th June

Ss Peter and Paul

Acts 12: 1-11. Ps 33:2-9.  2 Tm 4:6-8,17-18. Mt 16: 13-19

Sunday 30th June

1Kg 19:16,19-21. Ps 15:1-2,5,7-11. Gal 5:1, 13-18. Lk 9:51-62

 

HOWTH PRIMARY SCHOOL

There are a limited number or places available for Junior Infants and other classes for the School year 2013/2014.  Contact Scoil Mhuire Tel 832 3572 Monday to Friday throughout July and August or the Parish Office at Tel. 839 7398 or email  howthns@gmail.com  

 

HOWTH PENINSULA HERITAGE SOCIETY JUNE LECTURE

On Tuesday next, 25th June at 8.00p.m. Dr. Maurice Manning will deliver a lecture in the Howth Sea-Angling Centre, West Pier, Howth on ’The Irish Parliamentary Party at Westminster: Its History and Legacy’ Admission to non-members of the Society is €4.00.  All welcome. 

 

EAST OF IRELAND FESTIVAL OF PIPING AND DRUMMING

Howth Promenade -  Sunday 30th June at 3.00 p.m.  Pipe bands from Limerick, Kilkenny, New Ross, Arklow, Bandon, Cork, Athy, Cashel, and Armagh will come to Howth to compete in this annual colourful event, with each band in their own tartan uniform playing lively and entertaining tunes.  The event finishes with a short parade of all the bands along the promenade.

 

QUEEN OF PEACE

A new film about Medjugorje has recently been released.  Christina Georgotas, a gifted film maker and producer, will share her testimony at a screening to be held on Sunday, 30th June at 7pm in Woodlock Hall, All Hallows College, Drumcondra. For more details and to register for FREE admission Tel. 085-866 4822.

 

CHURCH COLLECTIONS

Sunday 16th June – First Collection  €665 and the Share collection   €580

 

MASS INTENTIONS 23rd – 30th June

Sunday 23rd June

Vigil (7.00 p.m. Sat. 22nd June)    Jack

and Annie Sherry

 8.30 a.m.              May and Lada O’Mahony

10.30 a.m.             Richard “Bun” Martin and Catherine “Lena” Martin

12.00 noon            Frank Gaffney

 7.00 p.m.              Maura Gibney

 

Church Readers – Weekday Masses

The following are listed to read at

8.00 a.m. Masses 24th  – 28th June

Monday                           J. Morton

Tuesday                          S. McInerney

Wednesday                     Kay Burke

Thursday                        Kay Burke

Friday                            J. Morton

The following are listed to read at

10.00 a.m. Masses 24th – 29th June

Monday                           T. Boyle

Tuesday                           U. Kane

Wednesday                     Joe Stewart

Thursday                        M. Connaughton

Friday                            Joe Clarke

Saturday                        J. Towers

Saturday 11.00am           V & L Duffy

WEEKEND MASSES Sat/Sun 29th /30th June

Saturday 7.00 p.m.          N. McCann

Sunday 8.30 a.m.              D O’Cathasaigh/

A. UiCathasaigh

Sunday 10.30 a.m.  Family Mass Reader

Sunday 12 noon               V&L Duffy

Sunday 7.00 p.m.             E. Cantwell

 

FINGAL AND BALGRIFFIN CEMETERIES

The Annual Cemetery Mass in Fingal takes place to-day, Sunday 23rd June at 3.00 p.m.

The Annual Cemetery Mass in Balgriffin takes place on Sunday 7th July at 3.00 p.m.

 

RECENT BAPTISM

The Parish Community warmly welcomes Isaac Kirwin who was baptised recently in our Church.  Congratulations and every joy to his proud Parents, Grand parents, God parents and extended family.

 

A SEASONAL SUGGESTION

If you are going abroad on holiday, why not pick up a missalette from the Sacristy.  Missalettes are available for a few weeks ahead.

Enjoy your holiday.

 

IRISH CANCER SOCIETY’S ‘CARE TO DRIVE’ PROGRAMME

Patients in need of transport to and from their chemotherapy treatments (inc. bloods, consultant appointments, follow-ups, etc.) can avail of ‘Care to Drive’ - a free transport service to the following hospitals – St. Vincent’s; St. James’s; The Mater; Tallaght; Blanchardstown.  Contact your hospital team or the Irish Cancer Society on Tel. 2310 566 for more details.

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