The Deep End – Relational Beings Three years ago this week, Pope Francis issued his encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home. In it, he calls for action to halt the destruction of the planet, arguing that preserving our natural environment should be an essential part of the Church’s mission. The word ‘creation’ has a broader meaning than just nature or our world; it has…
WE PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING: Fred Murphy, Philip Doyle, Ana Kriegal and Jastine Valdez who died recently ANNIVERSARIES Andy, Rita and Joe O’Brien Frank Halpin Annette Roberts (1st Anniversary) Thomas Carroll Isabell and Thomas Curtis Helen Curtis Margaret and William Morris Dave Kerr (1st Anniversary) Kitty Coffey MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
Dear young friends, as mentioned last weekend, you might be interested in ‘The Encounter’ …an evening of prayer, reflection, music, with a brill guest speaker which will take place in Kilnamanagh on Friday 1st June. It’s a brilliant opportunity for young people of faith to befriend, support and pray together … and eat of course! If you’re interested please let me know and we can travel over to Kilnamanagh together….
You are welcome to come along to our Padre Pio devotions on Friday, 1st June, in St. Mark’s Church. Mass–7.30pm and the Rosary at 7.15pm.
Family Mass Our monthly Family Mass will be celebrated next Sunday, 3rd June, at 12.30. Families with children are especially welcome.
There will be a Church Gate Collection this weekend in aid of Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Services. During 2017, 4,290 patients benefited from the care provided in Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Services. They very much appreciated the support of the local community as €4 million is needed in 2018 to support their services and to make up a shortfall in state funding. Please support the church gate collection…
News 27th May 2018
‘Before I formed you in the womb I knew you. Before you came to birth I consecrated you.’ (Jeremiah 1:5) Choose Life
WE PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING: ANNIVERSARIES Johnny and Micheál McGee Peggy Guilfoyle Kitty Walshe John Brady (Month’s Mind) Joe Merriman Kevin Cushen Thomas Bolger Anna and Thomas Kavanagh and their deceased relatives Nicholas Hynan Robert Kennedy Paddy and Christine Carey MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
Dear young friends, 2 things that might interest you – World Youth Day takes place in Panama from the 22nd to 29th Jan 2019. Our deanery is hoping to sponsor 2 young people to travel. As well as those dates in January prospective pilgrims must be willing and able to participate in our diocesan youth leadership programme which involves one Saturday a month from September. If you are interested write…