Parish Newsletter Sunday 5th of June 2011

posted 26 Jun 2011, 13:28 by Lisa O'Neill   [ updated 26 Jun 2011, 13:51 ]

Sunday 5th June 2011 Ascension of the Lord (23/11)


There will be one Mass in the Church at 11.00 a.m. followed by Miraculous Medal Novena Prayers.


Sunday 29th May – First Collection  €950 and the SHARE Collection €660   Thank you for your kindness.



4th to 15th July 2011

Enrolments and Bookings for this year’s Summer Project will take place on Sunday 26th June from 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon and on Monday 27th June from 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon in Saint Columbanus Hall, Main Street, Howth.

Bring last year’s badge and enrol for €4.00 without badge enrol for €5.00  The Project will run from Monday 4th to Friday 15th July based in Scoil Mhuire School Hall.

It is for all Boys and Girls from 4 years to 15 years with activities suitable for their ages.

We have Swimming, Bowling, Arts & Crafts, Cookery, Fun with Food, Table and Short Tennis, Indoor Hockey, Soccer, Knockout, Soccer skills, a sports night, Dance Magic, Disco, Fancy Dress, Teddy Bears Picnic, Day trips to Fort Lucan, Fun Galaxy, a Bouncy Castle and a Giant Slide etc…

All our leaders have been Garda Vetted for the safety of your children and as this is completely voluntary we are delighted to say we are the cheapest activity around.

                                      Lua Clarke



Tuckett’s Lane, Howth


Thursday 9th June beginning at 10.30 a.m.  Grace O’Malley Pitch (field beside School)



Join the Pupils, Teachers and Parents of Scoil Mhuire for a Variety of Talent that all the family will enjoy.  Tickets - €5 are available at the School.  Matinee 15th June at 1.00 p.m. and Evening performance on 16th June at 7.00 p.m.


SUMMER FAIR   Sunday 19th June

12 noon - 4.00 p.m.

This event is getting bigger and better every year so don’t miss out, come along and enjoy the fun.  The Parents Association are looking for books, handbags, jewellery and toys for their stalls.  For the raffle they need un-used gift items, vouchers and bottles.  For the children’s art zone they are asking for glass baby food jars, trinkets, small packets of crayons, novelty items for the lucky dip.  There will be lots of entertainment  -  A great Day Out for all the family.




MASS INTENTIONS 5th – 11th June

Sunday 5th June 2011

Vigil (7.00 p.m. Sat. 4th June)   Maggie McLoughlin

                                                           (Month’s Mind)

 8.30 a.m.                                Victor Kellymore

10.30 a.m.                               Tommy Cashel

12.00 noon                             Ken O’Grady and Emer


 7.00 p.m.                                Maura Gibney

Monday 6th June

11.00 a.m.                               Willie Loftus

Tuesday 7th June

 8.00 a.m.                                A Special Intention

10.00 a.m.                              

Wednesday 8th June

 8.00 a.m.                               

10.00 a.m.                              

Thursday 9th June

8.00 a.m.

10.00 a.m.              

Friday 10th June

 8.00 a.m.                                Ellen Daly

10.00 a.m.              

Saturday 11th June

10.00 a.m.

11.00 a.m.              



The Pro Cathedral singing workshop for children takes place from Monday 15th  August to Friday 19th August (1.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.)

For 8-15 year old boys and girls; The course is run by Blanaid Murphy, director of the Palestrina Choir and St. Mary’s Pro Cathedral Choir with Darren Magee

course assistant and organ scholar at the Pro Cathedral.  Participants sing in groups and small ensembles, explore the world of song, develop a good choral

technique have fun with others and experience a variety of singing styles, gospel, spiritual and traditional repertoire.  On Saturday afternoon 20th August participants in the workshop sing in the 6.00 p.m. Mass in the Pro Cathedral.  Fee for the workshop is €100. Further details 8745441.  Limited places available.


E-Good News: The Office of Evangelisation has published the June edition of e-Good News, containing reflections and prayers on the Sunday Gospels to be read in June.  To download, click


Scripture Readings for the Seventh Week of Easter

Monday 6th June

Acts 19: 1-8. Ps 67. Jn 16: 29-33

Tuesday 7th June

Acts 20: 17-27. Ps 67. Jn 17: 1-11

Wednesday 8th June

Acts 20: 28-38. Ps 67. Jn 17: 11-19

Thursday 9th June

Saint Columba          Feast

Rom 12: 1-2, 9-13 or 2 Cor 5: 14-21. Ps 33. Mt 19: 27-29

Friday 10th June

Acts 25: 13-21. Ps 102. Jn 21: 15-19

Saturday 11th June

Saint Barnabas         Memorial

Acts 28: 16-20, 30-31. Ps 10. Jn 21: 20-25

Sunday 12th June

Acts 2: 1-11. Ps 103. 1 Cor 12: 3-7, 12-13. Jn 20: 19-23



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.

Stella Maris Retreat Centre Baily Howth Tel. 832 22 28


Mindfulness Course continues every Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Joe Clarke.



Presented by Fr. Paddy Greene, SJ and Phyllis Behan, r.s.c.

8th – 14th June

This retreat will include a reflective morning prayer, input, meditation through art, personal space, Eucharist, Dreams and Sacred Dance workshop.



Tuesday 21st June at 8.00 p.m.



Presented by Una O’Neill, r.s.c.

Theme: ‘Do Justice, love kindly, walk humbly with God’. 16th to 24th August


For Quiet time or to join one of the retreats as a resident or non-resident, please contact Tel.  832 2228