Godly Play – The Parables of Jesus Godly play continues on Tuesdays, 4th and 11th February at 11am for adults and at 2.45pm-4pm for children. We meet in St. Thomas’ Pastoral Centre (at the side of the church), Jobstown. Rosemary Lavelle and Saule Cameron
WE PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING: Marian Parle who died recently ANNIVERSARIES John McCallion (Birthday Remembrance) Julia Fishbourne Mairéad Broome (1st Anniversary) Pamela and William Flanagan Kevin Mulholland Marcella McDonnell Christie Rowe Deceased members of the Geoghegan family Paddy Carpenter Elsie Redmond Paddy Monaghan MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
News 26th January 2020
Family Mass Our monthly Family Mass will be celebrated next Sunday, 2nd February, at 12.30. Families with children are especially welcome.
The Deep End – The Lamb of God In today’s Gospel, John the Baptist is inviting us to look at Jesus. He calls Jesus the ‘lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world’. We say these words often at Mass and today we are invited to meditate on them more closely. What does it mean? In Jesus’ time, two lambs were sacrificed in the Temple in Jerusalem…
WE PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING: ANNIVERSARIES Nicholas McNevin Jennifer Gunning (Birthday Remembrance) William Doyle Ann Marie Hooper (Month’s Mind) Rebecca Hopkins Thomas Elston Danguole Rasiuliene (1st Anniversary) Eileen Pierce Vera Martin (Birthday Remembrance) Marie Lennox (1st Anniversary) George Kavanagh (1st Anniversary) Simon and Maisie Hopkins Teres Cruise Christine Brophy Christy Couch Philip Andrew s Con Farrelly Sarah May Kathleen Lawless MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
Memorial Cards A number of memorial cards that were on the Memorial Cross last November have not been collected. To avoid them being mislaid, please call into the parish office as soon as possible to pick them up. Thank you.
Norah Merriman will be making her annual trip, with a small group, to Calcutta on February 16th to try to continue the work of getting children off the streets and on to education. Norah has been travelling to Calcutta for many years now and the people of St. Mark’s Parish have been extremely generous during that time. This has enabled improvements to be made in the lives of many children…
News 19th January 2020
The Deep End – Baptism of Jesus John the Baptist was driven by one mission: to point people to Jesus, to prepare the way for Jesus. Yet John is uneasy in this account of Jesus’ baptism. The moment has arrived but he is standing before someone much greater than himself and is being asked to minister. John feels unqualified, unworthy of such a task. After some persuasion ’John gave into…