Parish Newsletter Sunday 27th of March 2016

posted 1 Apr 2016, 13:02 by Lisa O'Neill

Sunday 27th March 2016

Easter Sunday (13/16)


THE PRIESTS OF THE PARISH WISH YOU THE PEACE, JOY AND HOPE OF EASTER DAY - THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR KINDNESS

Fr. Gerry Tanham and Fr. Ray Molony



ECUMENICAL SUNRISE SERVICE

The EASTER SUNDAY SUNRISE CELEBRATION will take place at Howth Summit this morning (27th March).  Assembly in car park at 7.00 am.  This is jointly organised by all the Christian denominations of Howth, Sutton, Bayside and Baldoyle parishes.  Immediately after the service, there will be a simple breakfast in the Parish Hall (St. Columbanus)  All welcome.


Easter Monday: Mass at 11.00am followed by Miraculous Medal Novena Prayers.  Tuesday to Friday inclusive: Mass at 8.00am and 10.00am as usual.


FRIDAY 1st APRIL - FIRST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH

Morning Masses at 8.00 and 10.00.  The Masses on the first Friday of the month are offered for those whose names are on the Parish Altar List of the Dead.


BIBLE STUDY GROUP

Howth Parish Bible Study Group resumes on Friday 1st April, after the Easter break.  St. Columbanus Hall - 10.45am.  All are welcome.


ADVOCATE COLLECTION

The Sunshine Fund of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul would like to thank the parishioners of Howth for their generous support for their recent collection.  €1,395 was collected and will be used to provide much needed holidays for deserving children.


MEALS ON WHEELS - HOWTH SUTTON - VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED

Could you spare an hour and half, one morning a month either on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday to help deliver meals to the elderly?

For further information please contact 086-082 4871.


EASTER DUES

Many thanks for Easter Dues received  -  your generous support is much appreciated


Our sincere thanks to all who contributed to the cost of the flowers for the decoration of the Altar for Easter.  Our grateful thanks also to the ladies who decorated the Altar.  Many thanks to all who assisted with the Holy Week and Easter Liturgies.


CEMETERY MASS SAINT FINTAN’S - SUTTON

The Blessing of the Graves and Mass will take place in Saint Fintan’s Cemetery, Sutton, on Sunday 12th June at 3.00 p.m.



Scripture Readings – Easter Week

Monday 28th March

Acts 2:14, 22-33. Ps 15:1-2, 5, 7-11, R/v1. Mt 28:8-15

Tuesday 29th March

Acts 2:36-41. Ps 32:4-5,18-20,22, R/v5. Jn 20:11-18

Wednesday 30th March

Acts 3:1-10. Ps 104:1-4, 6-9, R/v3. Lk 24:13-35

Thursday 31st March

Acts 3:11-26. Ps 8:2,5-9, R/v2. Lk 24:35-48

Friday 1st Apr

Acts 4:1-12. Ps 117:1-2,4,22-27, R v22. Jn 21:1-14

Saturday 2nd Apr

Acts 4:13-21. Ps 117:1, 14-21, R v21. Mk 16:9-15

Sunday 3rd Apr

Acts 5:12-16. Ps 117:2-4, 22-27, R/v1. Apoc 1:9-13,17-19.  Jn 20:19-31


Mindfulness Meditation with Joe Clarke

Meditation will not take place tomorrow evening as it is a Bank Holiday.

Meditation will take place on Tuesday morning 29th March from 11.00am in St. Columbanus Hall.  No booking required – all are welcome.


SUTTON FLORAL ART GROUP

The Sutton Floral Art Group will host a demonstration by Maeve Duke on Weds. 30th March in the Marine Hotel, Sutton at 8.00pm



CHRISTIAN MEDITATION

Christian Meditation will continue in the Parish Hall -  St. Columbanus  - on Thursday 31st March at 11.00am.  Cost:  None - and all are very welcome to attend.  For more information contact Matt McDonagh Tel. 806 3406



EVENING OF POETRY AND MUSIC

Friday 1st April at 7.00pm in St Columbanus Hall. Featuring Poets Paddy Glavin, Sue Brown, Sally Hyland, Jennifer Brady, Michael Connaughton, Paul Wickham, Mairghread Woods, Christina Molloy, Eddie Phillips, Johnny Morton.  Refreshments available, free admission.  Donation gratefully accepted for costs.



CHURCH COLLECTIONS

Sunday 20th March First Collection  €885   and the SHARE Collection  €640

Thursday 17th March First Collection  €760   and the SHARE Collection  €465



Church Readers – Weekday Masses   The following are listed to read at 8.00am Masses 29th March – 1st April

Tuesday K. Burke

Wednesday K. Burke

Thursday B. Milton

Friday K. Nolan

The following are listed to read at 10.00am Masses 29th March – 2nd April

Tuesday J. Comiskey

Wednesday J. Stewart

Thursday M. Connaughton

Friday J. Clarke

Saturday V. Duffy

Mon 28th March 11.00am  T. Boyle

WEEKEND MASSES Sat/Sun 1 & 2 April

Saturday 7.00pm N. Vaughan

Sunday 8.30am D O Cathasaigh/V. Duffy

Sunday 10.30am Family Mass Reader

Sunday 12 noon S. NiMhaoldomhnaigh


MASS INTENTIONS 27th March – 3rd Apr

Sunday 27th March

8.30am Jack Brennan

10.30am Esther Finnerty

12 noon John Killeen (14th Anv)

Tues 29th March

10.00am Maura Warren

Fri 1st April     First Friday of the Month

Sat 2nd April

10.00am A Special Intention

Sunday 3rd April

Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 2nd Apr) Tommy Larkin

10.30am Catherine O’Sullivan (Birthday Remembrance)

12 noon Terry Lawless (26th Anv)


RECENT BAPTISMS

The Parish Community warmly welcomes Evie Kate Moore, Jack Brendan Maurice Barrett and Max Seán Corrigan who were baptised recently in our Church.  Congratulations and every joy to their proud parents, Grandparents, God Parents and extended family.


COMEDY THEATRE IN HOWTH

Theatre Nights return to Howth Golf Club on Friday, 1st April at 8pm when renouned actor Seamus O’Rourke presents his one-man comedy play “Padraig Potts Guide to Walking”.  This is the coming of age story of Padraig, at times tender and moving, more often hilarious and joyful, as he grows up in the ‘50’s in rural Leitrim.  This show was the outstanding success of last years Edinburgh Fringe Festival and has been packing out theatres all over Ireland since then.  A special feature of Theatre Nights in Howth is the post-show discussion with the writer/ actor.  Tickets €15 from Club Bar. Enquiries 8323055 Ext 20.



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