Blue Christmas Christmas is traditionally the season of joy and goodwill but, for many, it is also a painful time. It may be the first Christmas without someone you love; it may be a time when you feel alone or caught up in a difficult relationship. To all who struggle at this time of year, we invite you to join us on Friday, 21st December – the longest day of…
Wall of Remembrance If you would like a deceased loved one remembered at Mass this Christmas please leave their name/s into the parish office by next Wednesday, 19th December, at the latest. The names will be put up on our Wall of Remembrance.
Ecumenical Carol Service – ‘Cloth for the Cradle’ An Ecumenical Carol Service will be celebrated in An Solas Methodist Church, Jobstown (beside An Solas) this Sunday, 16th December at 4.00pm with local choir and visiting musicians and singers. Beautiful carols, two faith communities meeting up, tasty refreshments and non-alcoholic mulled wine afterwards! All are Welcome
Poinsettia – In Remembrance You are invited to bring a red poinsettia plant to the church for Christmas, in remembrance of a loved one who died recently or long ago. The plants will form part of the decoration of the church. Plants can be left into the sacristy or parish office during the coming week.
TRÓCAIRE GIFTS OF LOVE If you want to help make the world a better place this Christmas. f you want to give a gift that shows how much you care… then please, give a Trócaire Gift of Love. Together we can help people improve their lives, escape poverty and look forward to a brighter better future. To help with this idea we have ‘Gifts of Love’ in various price ranges…
Family Life Pro Life Meeting: New Strategies for Reclaiming the Middle Ground Venue: Jobstown Community Centre Tuesday, December 11th, at 7.30pm All Welcome
ADVENT HOLY HOUR WITH THE SAVIOUR Silence with Jesus Psalms and Reflective Music Presider: Fr. Bill O’Shaughnessy St. Mark’s Church Friday, 14th December at 7.30pm All are Welcome
Memorial Cards To avoid loss, please collect Memorial Cards that were on the Cross for November from the parish office during the coming week. Thank you.
Do You Remember the MOVING CRIB? 42 Parnell Square w, Dublin 1 OPEN EVERY DAY UNTIL JANUARY 6TH 11am – 6pm *closed 25th,26th December and 1st January* GROUPS MUST PRE BOOK Individuals and Families do NOT need to book tel. (01) 874 5465 www.stmartin.ie/crib
St. Vincent de Paul – ANNUAL APPEAL The Annual Collection for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul will be taken up at all Masses this weekend. It will replace the Share (2nd) collection. This collection is essential to the work of the Society in order to reach out and help as many families as possible in our parish who may be going through difficult times. Your support and generosity…