Parish Newsletter Sunday 28th of September 2014

posted 29 Sept 2014, 12:03 by Lisa O'Neill   [ updated 29 Sept 2014, 12:03 ]

Sunday 28th September 2014

Twenty Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time (38/14)


Saint Mark’s Gospel

Howth Parish Bible Study Group will meet on Friday 3rd October in St. Columbanus Hall at 10.45am.  Please join us – you will be most welcome.  

All Hallows College invites you to their Autumn Series of Public Talks.  Theme: The Joy of the Gospel: Evangelii Gaudium: Exploring the Teaching of Pope Francis.  Dates:  Wednesday evenings in October:  1st, 8th, 15th, & 22nd.

Time: 7.30p.m – 9.00p.m   Venue: Room 4, Purcell House, All Hallows College.

Cost: €10 per talk or €30 for all four talks.  Pay at the door.  Pre-booking is recommended.

Email:   Website:   Tel. 01 852 0742

Wednesday 1st October.  The Joy of the Gospel: Context and Overview

Rev. Eamonn Conway

Wednesday 8th October.  The Joy of the Gospel and Implications for Ministry

Fainche Ryan

Wednesday 15th October.  The Joy of the Gospel and Irish Church Renewal

Gerry O’Hanlon, SJ

Wednesday 22nd October.  The Joy of the Gospel: Pope Francis and Justice

Ethna Regan, CHF.  Each talk will be followed by a brief discussion with time for questions and answers.


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.


Breakfast event for the Business Community

You are warmly invited to a Faith & Work breakfast for the Business Community, on Friday 3rd October in the Grand Hotel Malahide, 7:30am.  Full cooked breakfast €15 pp.

Why your work matters to God and God matters to your work

Speaker: Dr. David Montgomery, (director of IFES Ireland)  This is a CBMC event (Christian Business and Marketplace Connection Ireland) organised by Howth & Malahide Presbyterian Church.  We want to equip people to lead with vision in the workplace, understanding that their work matters to God.  We warmly welcome all the community, whether one has any church affiliation or not.

FAITHFEST:  At Holy Cross College, Diocesan Centre, Dublin 3 for teenagers, on Friday 3rd October - Dynamic programmes, which support their faith and create opportunities for them to meet other young people.  This time they will be running drama, music and dance, walking meditation workshops.  Those who play a musical instrument are asked to bring them along on Friday 3rd October from 6.00 - 9.30pm. Registration:  Consent forms and more information on


The Association of Catholics in Ireland will be Starting a National Conversation  on Saturday, 11th October - Registration 10.30 a.m.  Regency Hotel, Dublin.  ‘The Church, the Family and Society in the 21st Century’  Featuring: Mark Patrick Hederman OSB  Abbot of Glenstal Abbey and Dr. Siobhan Garrigan, Loyola Chair of Catholic Theology (Trinity College).  Booking via

Scripture Readings – 26th Week in Ordinary Time

Monday 29th Sept

Ss Michael, Gabriel and Raphael Memorial

Dn 7:9-10,13-14 or Apoc 12:7-12. Ps 137:1-5, R/ v1. Jn 1:47-51

Tuesday 30th Sept

St Jerome Memorial

Job 3:1-3,11-17,20-23. Ps 87:2-8, R/ v3. Lk 9:51-56

Wednesday 1st Oct

St Therese of the Child Jesus Memorial

Job 9:1-12,14-16. Ps 87:10-15, R/ v3. Lk 9:57-62

Thursday 2nd Oct

The Guardian Angels Memorial

Ex23: 20-23. Ps 9:1-6,10-11, R/ v11. Mt 18:1-5,10

Friday 3rd Oct

Job 38:1,12-21, 40:3-5. Ps 138:1-3,7-10,13-14, R/ v24. Lk 10:13-16

Saturday 4th Oct

St Francis of Assisi Memorial

Job 42:1-3,5-6,12-17. Ps 118:66,71,75,91,125,130, R/ v135. Lk 10:17-24

Sunday 5th Oct

Is 5:1-7. Ps 79:9,12-16,19-20, R/ Is 5:7. Phil 4:6-9.Mt 21:33-43

DAY FOR LIFE 2014 will be celebrated on Sunday 5th October.  The Bishops’ prayer card is available in the Church.

Stella Maris Retreat Centre, Baily, Howth
Tel. 832 22 28


Sunday 12th October 3.00pm

The celebration will include reflection, live music, quiet time and refreshments with home baking.  All are welcome

Mindfulness Meditation with Joe Clarke

The Mindfulness Course in Stella Maris on Tuesday mornings is now fully booked.  Please Tel. 01 832 2228 if you would like to be added to the waiting list

Church Readers – Weekday Masses

The following are listed to read at 8.00am Masses 29th Sept – 3rd Oct

Monday J. Morton

Tuesday S. McInerney

Wednesday S. Lee

Thursday B. Milton

Friday K. Nolan

The following are listed to read at 10.00am Masses 29th Sept – 4th Oct

Monday T. Boyle

Tuesday U. Kane

Wednesday J. Stewart

Thursday M. Connaughton

Friday J. Clarke

Saturday M. Kirwin


Saturday 7.00pm B. Farrell

Sunday 8.30am D. O Cathasaigh / U. Kane

Sunday 10.30am Family Mass Reader

Sunday 12noon B. Morgan

Mindfulness Meditation with Joe Clarke

Meditation continues at 7.30pm tomorrow evening, Monday 29th September in St. Columbanus Hall.

MASS INTENTIONS 28th Sept – 5th Oct

Sunday 28th Sept

Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 27th Sept)  Vincent Barry

8.30am John Caulfield

10.30am Kitty Rickard (First Anv)

12 noon Deceased members Dublin Walking Club

Mon 29th Sept

8.00am Eileen Walsh

10.00am Tommy O’Connell

Thurs 2nd Oct

8.00am Bernie Young

Fri 3rd Oct First Friday of the Month

Sat 4th Oct

10.00am Mary Fitzpatrick  (4th Anv) Also her late husband, Tom Fitzpatrick

Sunday 5th Oct

Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 4th Oct)    Mary O’Connor

8.30am James Doherty, Mathew Doherty

        MaryAnn Doherty, Rosaleen and Peter Delaney

10.30am Josephine Cusack

12 noon Marie McLoughlin (2nd Anv)


The CM&WS, Howth, formerly the CYMS are seeking Adult Bowlers.  If interested, please call to the CYMS Hall, Main Street, Monday and Wednesday nights 8.00pm or Tel. Pat on 01-839 0618 or 086-842 8944

ST. ANNE'S PARISH PORTMARNOCK, Bethany Bereavement Group presents a Public Talk on loss and bereavement - "Life after Loss," on Thursday 2nd October at 8.00pm in St. Anne's Church.  Guest Speaker, Christy Kenneally . Refreshments will be served.  All welcome. Contact: St. Anne's Parish Office, 01 8461561 or the Bethany Group on


Starts on Wednesday 8th October at 8.00pm, in Baldoyle Community Hall, Main Street, Baldoyle.  For information/registration contact 087 746 4934 or


A fund-raising Musical Evening will take place in St. John the Baptist Church, Seafield Road West, Clontarf on FRIDAY 10th OCTOBER at 8.00pm.  The host for the evening will BRYAN HOEY and music will be provided by the DOLCE CHOIR.  Funds raised will go to the Clontarf Orthopaedic Hospital and Tickets - €15 are available at the hospital Reception or at the door on the night.  All are welcome.


Sunday 21st Sept – First Collection  €760 and the special collection for CROSSCARE - €2490