Meditation – 27th January 2019

The Deep End – ‘So that you may know the truth’ There is something about the opening sentences of Luke’s Gospel that grabs one’s attention. He is the only Gospel writer to give us information about his purpose and sources. He writes for Theophilus, whose name in Greek suggests ‘lover of God’. Theophilus may have been a patron of Luke’s, but we can also take this name to mean that…

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Deaths/Anniversaries – 27th January 2019

WE PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING: George Kavanagh who died recently ANNIVERSARIES Julia Fisborne Baby Aaron and Baby Jonathon O’Neill Fr. Jack McArdle Deceased members of the McArdle Family Kevin Mulholland Marcella McDonnell Helen Sheridan (1st Anniversary) Deceased members of the Geoghegan Family MAY THEY REST IN PEACE

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St. John Ambulance Brigade

St. John Ambulance Brigade There will be a Church Gate Collection for the local branch of the St. John Ambulance Brigade after all Masses this weekend, 2nd/3rd February. Your support will be greatly appreciated.

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Meditation – 20th January 2019

The Deep End – ‘The First of His Signs’ This is a familiar story, rich in symbolism. It is the first ‘sign’ recorded in John’s Gospel. These ‘signs’ in John’s Gospel are miracle stories but John prefers to use the term ‘sign’, as they point to something far more than just the miracle itself. John used these signs to encourage belief in his readers but they are also an invitation…

18/01/2019
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Deaths/Anniversaries – 20th January 2018

WE PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING: Richard Mooney, Marie Lennox and Sr. Euchairea who died recently   ANNIVERSARIES Nicholas McNevin William Doyle Bridget Myers Rebecca Hopkins Thomas Elston Jacinta Dunne Christy Rowe Pauline Dunne Simon Hopkins Maisie Hopkins Christine Brophy Richard Young Elsie Redmond Patrick Monaghan MAY THEY REST IN PEACE

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A 10 week course – Sacraments: Parish Celebrations on Life’s Journey

A 10 week course – Sacraments: Parish Celebrations on Life’s Journey – will begin on Wednesday, February, 6th at 10am in the National Centre for Liturgy, St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth. The course consists of 10 two-hour sessions. Following the class there is the Celebration of Eucharist in St. Mary’s Oratory at 12.05. Participants are welcome to take part. The course sets out to offer participants an overview of Christian Marriage;…

18/01/2019
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CALCUTTA 2019

CALCUTTA 2019 Norah Merriman will be making her annual trip, with a small group, to Calcutta on February 10th 2019 to continue trying to take children off the streets and on to education. Our parish secretary, Marian, will also be travelling with her. Norah has been going to Calcutta for many years now and the people of St. Mark’s Parish have been extremely generous during that time. This has enabled…

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Tallaght Cancer Support Group’s Drop-In Centre

Tallaght Cancer Support Group’s Drop-In Centre is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10am – 2pm. This is a place where people touched by cancer and their families can find support in a caring, confidential and welcoming environment. We are not confined to people from Tallaght – EVERYONE IS WELCOME. All our services are free of charge and include Counselling, Complimentary Therapies (Reflexology, Meditation, Mindfulness, Indian Head Massage) ,…

18/01/2019
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FaithFest @ Tallaght “OPEN HEART OPEN MIND”

FaithFest @ Tallaght “OPEN HEART OPEN MIND” An evening of Friendship / Music / Refreshments / Meditation For Senior Students – 4th to 6th Year Packed with Fun activities and hear real life Stories Taking place in The Priory, Tallaght Village January 30th 2019 6.30pm – 9.30pm Cost: €5 For booking and information contact: Sinead 087-9540091

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