WORLD MISSION SUNDAY – 20th October 2019

WORLD MISSION SUNDAY It is World Mission Sunday this weekend, a day when our entire Church family comes together for a truly incredible celebration of solidarity. Today, every single church around the world shares what they can, so that the vital work of the Church and our missionaries can continue. Through your extra generosity, you are offering much needed financial help to missionaries who dedicate their lives to those who…

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New Church Fire Alarm Systems

New Church Fire Alarm Systems New fire alarm systems will be fitted shortly in St. Mark’s Church, Springfield and in St. Thomas’ Church, Jobstown. The work will begin on Monday, 28th October, and will take a few days to complete. To enable the work to be carried out both churches will need to be closed from Monday 28th October to Friday 1st November. The 10am weekday Mass will take place…

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November Mass of Remembrance

November Mass of Remembrance Our Annual Mass of Remembrance takes place this year on Wednesday, November 6th at 7.30pm in St. Mark’s Church. We will remember especially those who died during the past year and whose funeral took place in St. Mark’s Church. If you have lost a loved one this year, but their funeral took place elsewhere, and you would like to come to the Mass and have them…

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Thank you Bishop Eamonn

Thank you Bishop Eamonn The news was announced during the week that our local Bishop, Eamonn Walsh, retired last Monday, having reached the age of 75 years (young!!). Bishop Eamonn has headed up this pastoral area for over 29 years and his contribution has been enormous, beyond words. The good news is Bishop Eamonn will continue living in the area and will continue to be available to help our parishes…

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Date for your Diary (HOLY HOUR)

Date for your Diary HOLY HOUR for our deceased loved ones will take place on Friday, November 8th, at 7.30pm in St. Mark’s Church – a relaxing atmosphere of gentle music , silence and prayer. Led by Fr. Bill O’Shaughnessy

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Meditation – 6th October 2019

The Deep End – A spark of faith ‘If you start thinking that only your biggest and shiniest moments count, you’re setting yourself up to feel like a failure most of the time.’ Chris Hadfield A question: do you feel that your faith is strong enough? I’d hazard a guess that for many of us the answer is no. Faith can be a fragile thing. It changes throughout our lives….

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Deaths/Anniversaries – 6th October 2019

WE PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING: Paddy Cannon and Vera Keegan who died recently ANNIVERSARIES Bernard McDonnell Breda Nolan Ron and Bernie Gaffney Larry Dolan (Month’s Mind) William Kennedy Rosita Basilides Escoto (Birthday Remembrance) Peter and Helena Griffin and their deceased relatives Jean Lestrange (1st Anniversary) MAY THEY REST IN PEACE

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