Sponsored Walk – Parishioner, John Caffrey, is doing a 25k moonlight walk with a 1,000m climb this weekend to raise funds for the Vine Group ‘Help us to Help Others’ campaign. There is a sponsor card in the sacristy or parish office if you wish to sponsor John. The walk takes in Glendassin Valley, Brochagh Mountain, Paddock Hill, Avonmore Way, ending in Glendalough via Derrybawn Mountain.
A Christmas Sing-a-long will take place in the Parish Centre of St. Maelruain’s Church of Ireland, Tallaght Village on Friday, 30th November at 7pm. There will be lots going on with Carols, Christmas Songs, Raffle, Gift Stall, Wine, Tea/Coffee and Mince Pies. The evening will feature: Parish Group Music, ‘Now and Then’, ICA Choir, DAMS Men’s Choir (Dominican Active Men’s Social) All are welcome for a festive evening of song.
A Mass for deceased members of St. Mark’s G.A.A. Club will be celebrated on Tuesday, 27th November, at 7.30pm in St. Mark’s G.A.A. Club. All are welcome.
Please Note: The parish office will be closed for one week, from next Wednesday, 28th November. The office will re-open on Wednesday, 5th December at 10.30am.
CROSSCARE Christmas Food Appeal Archbishop Martin is once again seeking support for a Parish Food Appeal to support the work of Crosscare Foodbanks. We are asking everyone who can afford it to bring non-perishable food items to Mass next weekend and the following weekend only. This will allow them to distribute hampers in good time for Christmas to the many families in our community who need them. Your donations will…
MONSTER CHRISTMAS BINGO Our Monster Christmas Bingo will take place in St. Mark’s G.A.A. Club on Thursday, December 6th at 8.45pm sharp. There will be spot prizes and big cash prizes to be won. Large books are €20 (including jackpot sheets) and small books are €10 (including jackpot sheets). Proceeds will be shared between St. Mark’s Parish and St. Mark’s G.A.A. Club. Please come along and support if you can….
Volunteers – Thank you Thank you to everyone who helped to distribute the Christmas information and parish calendars. Your support is greatly appreciated. There are just a few packs left for the following roads: Birchwood Close, Maplewood Park, Alderwood Drive and Green. We would be very grateful for just a few more volunteers. The packs need to be delivered by the end of November as the Carol Service in St….
DATE FOR YOUR DIARY A Service Of Reconciliation will take place in St. Mary’s Priory Church, Tallaght Village on Wednesday, December 12th at 7.30pm. All are welcome
We invite you to join us for our INTERNATIONAL CAROL SERVICE in St. Mark’s Church, Springfield after 12.30pm Mass (1.15 –1.30pm approx.) on Sunday, 2nd December. Choirs representing India, The Philippines, Africa, Ireland, etc. will participate. t will be followed by light refreshments at the back of the church. All are very welcome to come along to this festive event
The Deep End – ‘So You are a King? Today is the Feast of Christ the King and this Gospel certainly gives us an opportunity to lay aside a lot of cultural baggage we may have about kings, leaders and kingdoms. The Jewish leaders want Jesus executed and so they bring him to Pilate who engages in a debate with Jesus on ‘kingship’. Jesus is accused of claiming to be…