WE PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING: ANNIVERSARIES Robert O’Hara Brendan Halpin Deceased members of the O’Callaghan Family Patrick Talbot (Month’s Mind) Anna Cummins (Month’s Mind) Joe and Ita Lyons Christopher Byrne Noel Lane Margaret Merriman Brian McDonald (5th Anniversary) Frank Scullion Roddy Teehan James McLaughlin Francis and Bridget Carron Thomas and Anna Kavanagh and their Deceased relatives MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
Newsletter 25th November 2018
The Deep End – My words will not pass away This Gospel reading from St. Mark is part of a farewell speech from Jesus to his followers in the last days of his earthly life. It sounds almost apocalyptic because we are nearing the end of the Church’s liturgical year and so the texts we read take this tone. Jesus is revealing to his disciples something about the new order…
WE PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING: Mary Williams who died recently ANNIVERSARIES Edward and Mary Fitzsimons John Martin Mary O’Brien (1st Anniversary) Agnes Thompson Martin Wilson Martin Fox (Month’s Mind) Carole Meehan Danny and Carmel Maher Terence Leyden (1st Anniversary) Donie Martin (Month’s Mind) Mary Wills (Month’s Mind) MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
Christmas Cards (Divine Word Missionaries) are on sale in the parish office/shop. The cost is €6 per pack of 12 cards. We also have Church Art calendars for 2019 @ €2 each. The shop/office is open Monday to Friday, from 10.30am to 12.30pm.
Brookfield Christmas Raffle Brookfield are holding a Christmas raffle on Sunday, December 16th to raise much needed funds for their parish. If anyone wishes to donate any unwanted gifts for the raffle, they can be left into the sacristy or parish office and Fr. Pat or Fr. Bill will bring them over to Brookfield Church. The tickets will be available shortly and if anyone can take some to sell they…
Dublin Council of Churches WALK OF LIGHT 2018 (Encounter – Engage – Empower) An inter-church journey will begin from St. Ann’s Church, Dawson Street, on to St. Teresa’s, Clarendon Street and will end at Adelaide Road Presbyterian Church. The procession will begin at 4.00pm at St. Ann’s Church. Come and join us in pilgrimage on Sunday 25th November 2018 from 4pm until 6.30pm. All are most welcome!
The Three Tenors In Concert Singing Popular Classic Hits with Christmas Favourites in Firhouse Parish Church Friday, 23rd November 2019 at 8pm Tickets €25 (available through Firhouse Parish Office – 01-4524702) email@example.com
Congratulations Fr. Bill! Congratulations to Fr. Bill who celebrated the 1st anniversary of his Ordination to the Priesthood this week. Our parish has been truly blessed with Fr. Bill’s many gifts and talents. Fr. Bill, you are a valued member of our parish team and parish community. May you continue to find joy and fulfilment in the years ahead in your ministry as a priest in our diocese. Best wishes…
Church Gate Collection There will be a Church Gate Collection next weekend, 24th/25th November, to help raise funds for St. Mark’s Senior Citizen’s Club. Your support will be greatly appreciated.