Sunday 3rd April 2016
Second Sunday of Easter (14/16)
You are warmly invited to a Parish Assembly on Tuesday evening, 19th April 2016 from 7.30pm to 9.00pm. The Assembly will reflect on the future development of the parish and plan our pastoral priorities in the year ahead. The Assembly will take place in the church and all parishioners are welcome. If there are any particular issues you would like discussed, please submit in writing and leave into the Parish Office/Sacristy. Come along to your Parish Assembly and have your voice heard - Being there, you can make a difference! The Assembly will be facilitated by Ms. Eilis Monaghan.
BIBLE STUDY GROUP
Howth Parish Bible Study Group continues on Friday 8th April. St. Columbanus Hall - 10.45am. All are welcome.
A Journey of Transformation
Saturday 9th April - 11am to 4.30 p.m.
Presented by Niamh Brennan and Marie-Therese Porter, R.S.C. A day to contemplate our cosmic story and our place within it. “The earth is our home, a beautiful mother who opens her arms to embrace us.” (Pope Francis – Laudato Si) The day will include input, reflection and silence with space to enjoy the beauty and peace of Stella Maris. Cost: €20 (Please bring packed lunch, Tea/Coffee provided. All are welcome.
TRÓCAIRE LENTEN CAMPAIGN BOXES
Grateful thanks to all who took part in the Trócaire Lenten Campaign. Please return your Trócaire boxes to the Sacristy.
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.
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.
Many thanks for Easter Dues received - your generous support is much appreciated
Please remember in your prayers EDWARD SMITH who died during the week. We offer our sympathy to his mother Bridget, and all the family. May he rest in peace.
Scripture Readings - Second Week of Easter
Monday 4th Apr
The Annunciation of the Lord
Is 7:10-14,8:10. Ps 39:7-11, R/vv8,9. Heb 10:4-10. Lk 1:26-38
Tuesday 5th Apr
Acts 4:32-37. Ps 91:1-2,5, R/v1. Jn 3:7-15
Wednesday 6th Apr
Acts 5:17-26. Ps 33:2-9, R/ v7. Jn 3:16-21
Thursday 7th Apr
St John Baptist de la Salle Memorial
Acts 5:27-33. Ps 33:2,9,17-20, R/v7. Jn 3:31-36
Friday 8th Apr
Acts 5:34-42. Ps 26: 1,4,13-14, R/ cf v4. Jn 6:1-15
Saturday 9th Apr
Acts 6:1-7.Ps 32:1-2,4-5,18-19, R v22. Jn 6:16-21
Sunday 10th Apr
Acts 5:27-32, 40-41. Ps 29:2,4-6,11-13, R/v2. Apoc 5:11-14. Jn 21:1-19
Mindfulness Meditation with Joe Clarke
Meditation continues in St. Columbanus Hall tomorrow evening, Monday 4th April at 7.30pm.
Meditation will also take place on Tuesday morning 5th April from 11.00am in St. Columbanus Hall. No booking required – all are welcome.
Christian Meditation will continue in the Parish Hall - St. Columbanus - on Thursday 7th April at 11.00am. Cost: None - and all are very welcome to attend. For more information contact Matt McDonagh Tel. 806 3406
A MUSICAL MARATHON in aid of the Saint Francis Hospice, Raheny will be held in the Sutton Methodist Church on Saturday 9th April, 11.00am to 8pm. Admission €10. Tea/coffee will be available free of charge for 15 minutes between each performance. Your support would be welcome. See the Notice Board at the Main Door for list of choirs and performers.
HOWTH PARISH NEWSLETTER
From 24th April, the parish will present the Newsletter in a new and improved format. The Newsletter will be in colour with enhanced print quality and improved content. Those contributing items for inclusion in the Parish Newsletter are asked to submit their notice in writing by 12noon on the Tuesday prior to that weekend’s Bulletin. Notices via e-mail would be appreciated. firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Readers – Weekday Masses The following are listed to read at 8.00am Masses 4th -8th April
Monday J. Morton
Tuesday J. Morton
Wednesday B. Milton
Thursday B. Milton
Friday K. Nolan
The following are listed to read at 10.00am Masses 4th – 9th April
Monday T. Boyle
Tuesday J. Comiskey
Wednesday J. Stewart
Thursday M. Connaughton
Friday J. Clarke
Saturday M. Kirwin
WEEKEND MASSES Sat/Sun 9 & 10 April
Saturday 7.00pm P. Loftus
Sunday 8.30am D. O Cathasaigh/ Aine
Sunday 10.30am Family Mass Reader
Sunday 12 noon N. Cronin
SAINT PADRE PIO PRAYER GROUP Mass 7.30pm, preceded by Rosary 7.15pm, Monday 4th April Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Baldoyle.
MASS INTENTIONS 3rd – 10th April
Sunday 3rd April
Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 2nd Apr) Tommy Larkin
8.30am Martin, Anastasia & Noel Fox, Paddy & Nancy McDonald
10.30am Catherine O’Sullivan (Birthday Remembrance)
12 noon Terry Lawless (26th Anv)
Mon 4th April
8.00am David Bolger (5th Anv)
10.00am Funeral - Edward Smith
Tues 5th April
8.00am Ruth Murphy (R.D.)
Fri 8th April
10.00am Elizabeth Luskin (4th Anv)
Sat 9th April
10.00am Fr. Connla Breen (10th Anv)
Sunday 10th April
Vigil (7.00pm Sat. 9th Apr) Brigid & Harry Howard, Nicky Morton
10.30am Una, Christopher & Anthony Rickard
12 noon Christopher Hanway (24th Anv)
FUND-RAISING RACE NIGHT
Beann Eadair G.A.A. Club will host a RACE NIGHT on Saturday 16th April at 8.00pm in the Club House. Please support this event by buying a Race Horse for the night at a cost of €10. All proceeds will go towards the running of the Juvenile Section. Lots of cash prizes - all welcome.
Sunday 27th March First Collection €1,515 and the SHARE Collection €845
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