Area Pastoral Council Meeting

Minutes from the Area Pastoral Council Meeting on Tuesday, 23rd of March HOLY WEEK – All Holy Week Liturgies were held in St Mark’s church last year so this year it will be celebrated from St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Jobstown.  - There will be Easter gardens outside St Mark’s and St Thomas the Apostle Churches.  - Ministers of the Word and those involved in Music ministry from all four…


Online Easter Ceremonies 

Online Easter Ceremonies  Easter Ceremonies Available through St. Thomas’ Church, Jobstown Webcam only  Holy Thursday    Mass of the Lord’s Supper – 7.30pm    Good Friday    Liturgy of the Passion of the Lord – 3.00pm  Stations / Prayer around the Cross – 7.30pm  [Available only through Vine Group Facebook Page/ Parishes Facebook Page / Parish Website (not the webcam) Holy Saturday    Vigil Mass – 9.00pm  Easter Sunday   …


Scripture Notes – Palm Sunday – 28th March 2021

 Hearers of the Word: Jesus was humbler yet, even to accepting death   From Coventry Cathedral Welcome Palm Sunday raises the curtain on the drama of Holy Week, as we celebrate the great events that give us new life in Christ. In spite of the current restrictions, we can still celebrate, albeit in a different way. Whatever we do, the important thing is to get to the heart of the matter:…


Scripture Notes – Sunday 14th March 2021

For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son San Clemente, Rome Welcome A warm welcome to all as we move towards the fourth Sunday of Lent. It may well be that the first reading will have a special appeal this year, as it promises an end to the Exile. We have all be dislocated, to a degree, and our personal resources of resilience and hope are…


Scripture Notes – Sunday 7th March 2021

 ” Zeal for your house will devour me”   El Greco: Jesus in the Temple On the third Sunday of Lent, we leave Mark behind until Palm Sunday and begin reading from the Fourth Gospel for the rest of Lent. Everything in that Gospel is carefully written and also carefully placed. A scene in John offers a kind of mosaic — the overall picture is powerful (even violent in this Gospel)…