Posted by Dorothy Heydon
Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (43/13)
BANK HOLIDAY - MONDAY 28th OCTOBER
There will be one Mass in the Church at 11.00 a.m. followed by the Miraculous Medal Novena Prayers.
ANNUAL FORTY HOURS’ ADORATION
The annual period of Solemn Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament (FORTY HOURS’ ADORATION) will take place this week-end - (27th / 28th October).
The Exposition will begin after the 12 o’clock Mass to-day - Sunday and will continue until 5.30 p.m. There will be Evening Prayer to-day - Sunday at 5 o’clock.
The Exposition will continue after the 11 o’clock Mass tomorrow - Bank Holiday Monday (28th October) and will conclude with a Eucharistic Prayer Service and Benediction at 5.00 p.m.
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.
THE FEAST OF ALL SAINTS – FRIDAY 1ST NOVEMBER
Friday (1st November) is a Holyday of Obligation. Vigil Mass on Thursday evening at 7 o’clock. Masses on Friday morning, at 8.00 a.m. 10.00 a.m. Evening Mass on Friday 1st Nov. at 7 o’clock.
Saturday 2nd November is The Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed - ALL SOULS DAY. Morning Mass at 10.00 a.m.
ANNUAL CEMETERY MASS
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 note that the Church will be closed from 4th to 7th November 2013, to facilitate essential WOODWORM TREATMENT. The Church will re-open on 8th Nov.
Stella Maris Retreat Centre, Baily, Howth Tel. 832 22 28
Mindfulness continues with Joe Clarke on Tuesdays at 11.00 am. Cost: Donation.
All are welcome.
A REFLECTIVE ENERGISING DAY
Wednesday 6th November 2013 10.00 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.
Presenter: Sally Hyland S.J.G.
The day includes prayer, input, personal space, 3 course lunch and tea breaks.
Cost €45. Contact 087-6226620 to reserve your place.
Please remember in your prayers PAUL RORKE who died last week. We offer our sympathy to his family. May he rest in peace.
Scripture Readings - Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time
Monday 28th Oct
SS Simon and Jude Feast
Eph 2:19-22. Ps 18:2-5. Lk 6:12-19
Tuesday 29th Oct
Rm 8:18-25. Ps 125. Lk 13:18-21
Wednesday 30th Oct
Rm 8:26-30. Ps 12:4-6. Lk 13:22-30
Thursday 31st Oct
Rm 8:31-39. Ps 108:21-22,26-27,30-31. Lk 13:31-35
Friday 1st Nov
All Saints Solemnity
Apoc 7:2-4,9-14. Ps 23:1-6. 1 Jn3:1-3. Mt 5:1-12
Saturday 2nd Nov
The Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed
Is 25:6-9. Ps 26:1,4,7-9,13-14. Rm 5:5-11. Lk 7:11-17
Sunday 3rd Nov
Wis11:22-12:2. Ps 144:1-2,8-11,13-14. 2 Th 1:11-2:2. Lk 19:1-10
Mindfulness Meditation will not take place in the Parish Hall on Monday 28th Oct. as it is a Bank Holiday. Next session – Monday 4th Nov. at 7.30pm. All welcome.
The Parish Community warmly welcomes Amber Skye Lynch who was baptised recently in our Church. Congratulations and every joy to her proud Parents, Grand parents, God parents and extended family.
HOWTH CHAMBER MUSIC
On Wednesday 30th October, a concert will take place in the BURROW NATIONAL SCHOOL, Sutton at 8.00 p.m. Performers on the evening will include Philippe Graffin, Amy Norrington, Alasdair Beatson, Gwendolyn Masin and Lilli Maijala. The Chamber Group will also perform in St. MARY’S CHURCH OF IRELAND, Deerpark, on Friday, 1st November at 8.00 p.m. Tickets - €15 are available to buy from Finola Young (Centra), and the proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the Church Roof Fund , St. Mary’s Church of Ireland, Deerpark, Howth.
FIRST SATURDAY DEVOTIONS
The Five First Saturdays Devotions, requested by Our Lady of Fatima when she appeared in
1925 to Lucia dos Santos, who now has the official Church title “Servant of God”, will in
future take place after the 10.00am Mass on the first Saturday of each month.
All are welcome. A leaflet explaining the devotion is available on the Book Stand at the
back of the Church.
ANNUAL AUCTION IN AID OF SAINT FRANCIS HOSPICE, RAHENY
The Annual Auction in aid of Saint Francis Hospice, Raheny will take place on Sunday, 17th November in the Abbey Tavern, Howth, starting at 1.30 p.m. The organising Committee are asking for your generous and kind support once again for this deserving cause. They are looking for unwanted gifts, china, pictures/paintings, bottles (Wine and Spirits) glassware and vouchers. Everything must be good as new or in excellent condition. Please come along on the day to bid and buy and make it a great day for everyone. Contact Nicky at Tel. 816 7880, Maeve 832 2863 Jo 086-1514332 Michael 839 1891, Valerie 086-313 7850 or Marie 086-602 8277
Sunday 20th Oct. – First Collection €695 and the special collection for the Missions €1,785
MASS INTENTIONS 26th Oct – 3rd Nov
Sat. 26th Oct
10.00 a.m. Thomas Lavery (Recently Deceased)
Sunday 27th Oct
Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 26th Oct) Patrick Fitzpatrick (6th Anv)
8.30am Kathleen, Michael and Kieran Healy
10.30am Maura McLoughlin Month’s Mind
12noon Crew of the St. Ibar: Finbar Davis, Frank O’Riordan,
Johnny McAllister and Joe Devenny
Monday 28th Oct
11.00 a.m. John Guinan
Tuesday 29th Oct
10.00 a.m. Peter Stynes
Saturday 2nd Nov
10.00 a.m. Kitty Rickard Month’s Mind
Sunday 3rd Nov
Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 2nd Nov) William and Brigid Reid
8.30am John and Alice Deegan
10.30am Willie Roberts (9th Anv)
12noon John Tierney (2nd Anv) and John Kevin Tierney
PARISH ALTAR LIST OF THE DEAD
The November Altar List of the Dead is now being prepared and lists are available in the Church. Kindly fill in the names of those you wish to have remembered. The Masses on the FIRST FRIDAY of each month are offered for those whose names are on the Parish Altar List of the Dead.
CHARITY SALE OF WORK
Sunday 10th November from 10am to 1.00pm in Saint Columbanus Hall
In aid of MERCHANTS QUAY IRELAND
Howth – Sutton Peninsula Society will host a CAKES and CHRISTMAS GIFTS SALE on Sunday 10th November. Please support this most deserving cause.
Church Readers – Weekday Masses
The following are listed to read at 8.00am Masses 29th Oct – 1st Nov
Tuesday S. McInerney
Wednesday Kay Burke
Thursday Kay Burke
Friday J. Morton
The following are listed to read at 10.00am Masses 29th Oct – 2nd Nov
Tuesday U. Kane
Wednesday J. Stewart
Thursday M. Connaughton
Friday J. Clarke
Saturday L & V Duffy
Thurs 31st Oct 7.00pm Des Gilroy
Friday 1st Nov 7.00pm Patricia Loftus
WEEKEND MASSES Sat 2nd/Sun 3rd Nov
Saturday 7.00pm Ciss Finnerty
Sunday 8.30am D. O Cathasaigh/Una Kane
Sunday 10.30am Family Mass Reader
Sunday 12noon S. Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh
SPECIAL MASS FOR ALL LIVES LOST AT SEA
Saturday 23rd November
Annual Mass for all those lost at sea in the Sea Angling Centre on the West Pier at 3.00 p.m.
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