The Deep End – Lovingly Prepared ‘Making your Christmas cake in September is perfect, as too fresh a cake crumbles when cut.’ (Mary Berry) My mother, like many of her generation, starts her Christmas preparations early. The first thing to be done is the Christmas cake – in our house this always took place over the Hallow’een break. I remember finding it strange to watch her lovingly prepare the fruit…
WE PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING: ANNIVERSARIES Bridget Myers Christopher Byrne Robert O’Hara Paul Connolly (Month’s Mind) Mary Brennan Oliver Mulligan Thomas Allen Patrick and Maureen Martin MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
St. Joseph’s Young Priests’ Society You are invited to come along to the monthly Prayer Meeting of the St. Joseph’s Young Priests’ Society on Monday, 2nd December, at 7.30pm in Shalom Parish Centre (beside the church) to pray for vocations to the Priesthood and religious life.
MONSTER CHRISTMAS BINGO Our Monster Christmas Bingo will take place in St. Mark’s G.A.A. Club on Thursday, December 12th 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….
Service of Reconciliation There will be a Service of Reconciliation on Tuesday, 10th December, at 7.30pm in St. Mary’s Priory Church, Tallaght Village . Do join us for this golden opportunity for healing, prayer and reconciliation.
Church of the Incarnation, Fettercairn The monthly Vine Mass will be celebrated with Fr. Brian Shortall at 7pm on Saturday, 7th December, in Fettercairn Church. There will be a collection at the Mass for Brother Kevin’s Day Centre for Homeless People. All welcome. Our monthly ‘Movies with Meaning’ will take place on Sunday, 8th December, at 7.30pm in Fettercairn Church. The film being shown is ‘The Notebook’. Film is free….
Lord Mayor’s ‘Coal’ Fund This year’s Live Animal Crib in the Mansion House begins on December 10th up to Christmas Eve. Every year there is a collection on a daily basis, raising money for the poor of Dublin, with Jobstown being one of the areas that receive support. Volunteers are badly needed to help for even an hour any day up to and including Christmas Eve. If you can spare…
Christmas Timetable and Parish Calendar The flyers with our Christmas arrangements, parish calendars for 2020 and Christmas dues envelopes are available at the back of the church to take home with you. They won’t be distributed to every road so we won’t need any volunteers this year.
New Envelopes for 1st and 2nd Collections Thank you to those who have returned sign-up forms for the 1st and 2nd collection envelopes which we hope to roll out in the new year. The envelopes are only suitable if you are a current taxpayer. Information sheets on where your money goes and sign-up forms for the envelopes are available at the back of the church or in the parish office….
News 1st December 2019