Events


WORLD MEETING OF  FAMILIES ICON

WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES ICON WORLD MEETING OF  FAMILIES ICON The Icon for World Meeting of Families 2018 will be brought to St. Mark’s Church, Springfield on Wednesday, 18th July, at 12 noon.    There will be a short Prayer Service upon its arrival at 12 noon and again at 3pm and 7pm.  The church will be open until final prayers at 7pm.   All are invited to come to…

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Ministers of the Word – St Mark’s – July 2018

Ministers of the Word Rota – St Mark’s                             July 2018  6.30pm Saturday July 7th    Charlie O’Connor 12.30pm Sunday July 8th     Valerie Warren 6.30pm Saturday July 14th   Joy Powell 12.30pm Sunday July 15th    Margueritye Sneyd 6.30pm Saturday July 21st    Jean Joy Flaviano 12.30pm Sunday July 22nd   Marian Kavanagh 6.30pm Saturday July 28th   Larry Quinn 12.30pm Sunday July 29th   Angela Stakem Reserve ministers: …

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Meditation- 1st July 2018

The Deep End – Healing miracles Today’s gospel offers us two stories of the healing miracles of Jesus showing us something of how God’s grace can enter our lives and transform our situations. We can all recall times when we were struggling, whether it be with a relationship or illness. We needed something to move us, to help us forgive, to help us walk away or to relieve us of…

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The Vine Mass Team Presents Movies with Meaning

The Vine Mass Team Presents Movies with Meaning Sunday, 8th July at 7.30pm in the Church of the Incarnation, Fettercairn this month’s movie is ‘Oranges and Sunshine’ Movie is FREE – Light refreshments provided All Welcome

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GAUDETE ET EXSULTATE

‘GAUDETE ET EXSULTATE Rejoice and be Glad’ – Pope Francis’ third Apostolic Exhortation on the call to holiness in today’s world is on sale in the parish office. The cost of the book is €5.

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Bookings for Masses

PLEASE NOTE: Bookings for Masses must be made in the PARISH OFFICE ONLY, between Monday and Friday, from 10.30am to12.30pm. Tel: 01 462 0777. Thank you.

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World Meeting of Families 2018 – Mass in Phoenix Park

We have a limited number of tickets ordered for the Mass in the Phoenix Park on Sunday, 26th August for the parishes of St. Mark / St. Thomas, Jobstown / St. Aidan, Brookfield. If you would like one or more of the tickets please contact Marian in the parish office at 01-4620777 with your details and how many adult and/or under 18 tickets you require. Please note that under 18’s…

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Church of the Incarnation, Fettercairn

The Vine Mass will take place next Saturday, 7th July in Fettercairn Church at 7pm, (doors open 6.30pm). Mass will be followed by light refreshments. All welcome. Please Note: The Tea Room in the church will be open after Mass. However, it is currently undergoing a revamp so we hope that everyone will understand the slight disruption while work is being carried out over the next couple of weeks.

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Meditation – 10th June 2018

The Deep End – ‘He has gone out of his mind’ In the Gospel today we hear that Jesus made a visit home. Word about this radical teacher had gotten around and the religious leaders are not happy. In an effort to protect their son and brother, Jesus’ family try to restrain him in order to protect him. The people who have gathered try to dismiss Jesus’ teachings saying that…

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LOURDES PILGRIMAGE 2018

LOURDES PILGRIMAGE 2018 We are taking bookings for our annual parish pilgrimage to Lourdes which takes place this year from the 23rd – 28th August. The cost is €699 per person sharing (full board). The hotel is the Sant Sauveur which is very close to the grotto. A non-refundable deposit of €200 is required. When deposit is paid the balance can be paid on a weekly/ fortnightly basis in the…

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News for World Meeting of Families

Pope Francis has confirmed the good news that he will be coming to Dublin for two days during World Meeting of Families 2018 in August. Volunteering for WMOF2018 There’s still a great need for volunteers who can give 2-4 days between 19th-28th August. There are roles in welcome, information teams, stewards, media support, event support, logistics, exhibition support, venue teams and lots of other areas! For more details see: www.worldmeeting2018.ie/Volunteer…

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Choose Life

“I’m so thankful the Eighth Amendment was there to protect me from making a quick and rash decision when I was experiencing a crisis pregnancy” – Emma Maloney, 25, from Co. Kildare “To be a mother is an opportunity for a lifetime of love. To be a mother to a baby with a terminal illness is no less a privilege. It is an extraordinary opportunity for a deep and lasting…

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Pope Francis on Abortion and the Right to Life

Pope Francis on Abortion and the Right to Life “Among the vulnerable for whom the Church wishes to care with particular love and concern are unborn children, the most defenceless and innocent among us. Nowadays efforts are made to deny them their human dignity and to do with them whatever one pleases, taking their lives and passing laws preventing anyone from standing in the way of this. … Precisely because…

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Christmas Bingo Fundraiser – Thank you

Thank you to everyone who supported last Thursday’s bingo fundraiser in St. Mark’s G.A.A. Club. Proceeds from the night amount to , with St. Mark’s Parish and St. Mark’s G.A.A. Club each receiving €1,900.

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Meditation – 9th April 2017

9th April 2017 – Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion Meet the People of Honduras Barra del Cuyamel, Omoa Miriam Marivel Campos Perez, a thirty year old mother, and her six year old daughter Maria live in Cuyamel, not far from the city of San Pedro Sula in the north of Honduras. Their village is built around a life of fishing and farming. The small village is often victim to…

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