Parish Newsletter

Anniversaries – 25th February 2018

WE PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING: ANNIVERSARIES Joseph Farrelly Joe Donohoe Frank Hynes Paddy Hendrick Maura Gray (10th Anniversary) Dan and Danny Graham Joseph Dunne (10th Anniversary) MAY THEY REST IN PEACE

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RALLY FOR LIFE 2018

RALLY FOR LIFE 2018 The Rally for Life takes place this year on Saturday, March 10th, at 2pm in the city centre. We hope to organise a group from the parish to travel together that day. This is a time to stand up and be counted if we support the protection of the life of the unborn child and their mothers. More details later. Keep them Safe – Save the…

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DATA PROTECTION

You may be aware that new data protection legislation is being introduced in May this year. It adds extra burdens in relation to how we store/delete and use personal information. Trying to keep up with our legal obligations is becoming increasingly onerous and we need your support to do so. Some areas where new legislation has meant more work, despite our limited resources, include finance, health and safety, child safeguarding/Garda…

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Family Mass

Family Mass – Our monthly Family Mass will be celebrated next Sunday, 4th March, at 12.30. Families with children are especially welcome.

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‘What’s So Amazing About GRACE?’

(by Philip Yancey) Session Six: GRACE ABUSE—CHEAPENING GRACE AND ROBBING IT’S POWER Continues on Thursday, 1st March at 7.30pm in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Jobstown All are welcome to come along

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Padre Pio

You are welcome to come along to our Padre Pio devotions on Friday, 2nd March, in St. Mark’s Church. Mass at 7.30pm and the Rosary at 7.15pm.

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The Vine Group – Living Passion during Holy Week

In celebration of World Meeting of Families, the Vine Group will be holding the Living Passion during Holy Week, March 25th-30th, around the churches of Tallaght. This is a unique and truly spiritual testimony to our living God. The planned schedule for the Vine group Living Passion witnesses will be advertised in local papers and posters. The leader of the wilderness is Fr. John Attoh. The Vine Masses for the…

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Calling All Gardeners

The Vine Group, as part of the ‘Sharing our Gifts’ initiative, has invited Seán Farrell to share some of his gifts in the area of gardening. Drop in to the church at Fettercairn Saturday 3rd March after the Vine Mass – 8pm approximately or on Sunday, 4th March after the 10am Mass, around 11am. Seán will be happy to share his experience, answer questions or help solve your gardening problems….

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Godly Play

Experience something new and powerful as you engage in the LENT STORY in a new way! Godly Play will continue on Tuesday, 27th February, 11-12 noon for adults and 3-4pm for children in the Parish Pastoral Centre, Jobstown. Story tellers: Saule Cameron and Rosemary Lavelle. (For more information or enquiries please call Saule on 085-8018987

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Meditation – 18th February 2018

The Deep End – Operation Transformation The first Sunday of Lent – I love Lent, it’s a great season where we can get in ‘transformation’ mode. Regardless of whether or not someone is still ‘practicing’ their faith, people still seem to get on board with Lent. We usually give something up, but remember it’s not simply about weight loss or getting fit. By doing these things we are trying to…

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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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