“Our churches are closed. Our CHURCH is not” Dear Parishioners, unfortunately all our churches will remain closed during the current restrictions. They will not be open for private prayer, but our community, our hearts, our lives continue to be open and that is the heart of Church – the people of God. You can now view church services at our online channel https://stmarksspringfield.org/live-stream/ Fr. Pat McKinley & Parish Team
PRAYERS TO BE SPIRITUALLY
WE PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING: Leonore McDonagh, Patricia Collins, Anthony (Tony) Kane and Timothy Duggan who died recently ANNIVERSARIES Peter Smith (1st Anniversary) Joe Donohoe Josephine Downes (Month’s Mind) David and Rose Kennedy (Month’s Mind) Maura Gray Marian Parle (Month’s Mind) MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
News 1st March 2020
The monthly Vine Mass in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Jobstown will take place next Saturday, 14th March at 7pm. All Welcome. The monthly Vine Mass in St. Mary’s Priory Church, Tallaght Village, will take place on Sunday, 15th March at 6pm. Again, all welcome.
The monthly Church Gate Collection for the St. Vincent De Paul Society takes place after Mass next weekend, 14th/15th March. Please support if you can.
The Reality An estimated 183 million litres of water were bought in Republic of Ireland in 2017, according to Drinks Industry Ireland. Almost one million plastic bottles are bought every minute around the world. Of these, fewer than half are recycled – the rest will take more than 400 years to decompose in landfills. Most of these represent single use plastic. Plastic is finding its…
Coronavirus Regarding Sunday celebrations, the advice given by the HSE is that the following should be suspended: The Sign of Peace The practice of shaking hands on greeting and departure The practice of receiving Holy Communion on the tongue The use of communal vessels
Anam Cara South Dublin, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Parent Support Event on Monday, 9th March, at 7.20pm in the Maldron Hotel, Tallaght. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether their death was recent or not.
Legion of Mary Project in St. Mark’s Parish this Weekend Ave Maria! During this project, we wish to invite parishioners to form a group of the Legion of Mary in St. Mark’s parish. Why? Develop one’s own Faith through prayer support from the group and sharing Faith with others. Practice True Devotion to Jesus through Mary – (“the easiest, shortest, most perfect way” to approach Jesus – St….