Parish Newsletter

The Bible Group

Please Note: The Bible Group will be attending Sr. Eileen’s series of talks in the Church of the Incarnation , Fettercairn for the next 4 Monday at 7.30pm instead of meeting in Shalom Parish Centre.

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Invitation to all ministers of the Word and the Eucharist

Invitation To all ministers of the Word and the Eucharist in the parishes of St. Mark, St. Aidan and St. Thomas Thank you to all those whose service as Readers, or Eucharistic or Music ministers has enriched the Masses and other celebrations in our parishes over the years. We invite you, as well as those who would be willing to serve into the future, to come along to reflect upon…

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Thursday Drop-in Morning – Jobstown

Thursday Drop-in Morning – Jobstown For all who are looking to have a cup of tea with and a friendly chat, why not pop into St. Thomas’ Pastoral Centre, Jobstown on Thursdays from 10.30am till 1pm. Led by Liz Murphy. All welcome

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Church of the Incarnation, Fettercairn

Church of the Incarnation, Fettercairn For a trial period, there will be Mass at 12.30pm on Wednesdays in Fettercairn Church. With this in mind, there will be Mass next Wednesday, 25th September at 12.30. All are welcome. The weekly café is also open in the church every Wednesday from 1.00pm – 3.00pm. The café is free and all are welcome to pop in for a free cup of tea/coffee (and…

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Vine Service

Vine Service The first Vine Service will be celebrated in St. Maelruain’s Church, Tallaght Village, on Saturday, September 28th, at 7.00pm. It is not a Mass but more than the usual prayer service. It is a multidenominational service that has been created with input from Catholic, Protestant, and other Christian groups. In a world where there are fewer clerics this service has been created to be a template of how…

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WE PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING: ANNIVERSARIES Paul O’Donnell Jim and Peggy Brown Kyle Finnegan Hooper (1st Anniversary) Anthony Walsh (Month’s Mind) Wesley O’Toole Liam Manning (20th Anniversary) Kay Whelan Christina Whelan (Month’s Mind) Norah Harper Seamus O’Reilly Catherine (Kitsy) Mulligan Joan Butler Jack Fahy (1st Anniversary) Betty Fahy MAY THEY REST IN PEACE

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Meditation – 22nd September 2019

The Deep End – Kingdom Economics If you think that all the parables Jesus told were nice stories about people of integrity then today’s Gospel might make you think again. The manager has been put on notice by his CEO and he decides to even up the tables, while he can, for those who are struggling to pay their debts to the company. He is happy to let debt go…

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Newsletter – 22nd September 2019

News 22nd September 2019

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Legion of Mary Pilgrimage to Knock

Legion of Mary Pilgrimage to Knock On Sunday, 29th September Bus from St. Aidan’s Church car park departs at 7.45am Price €25 for adults and €10 for children (accompanied by a parent) Includes tea/coffee and scone on outward journey Phone 087-1347091 to make a booking. Booking deposit of €5 appreciated.

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Invitation To all ministers of the Word and the Eucharist

Invitation To all ministers of the Word and the Eucharist in the parishes of St. Mark, St. Aidan and St. Thomas Thank you to all those whose service as Readers, or Eucharistic or Music ministers has enriched the Masses and other celebrations in our parishes over the years. We invite you, as well as those who would be willing to serve into the future, to come along to reflect upon…

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Anniversaries – 7th April 2019

WE PRAY FOR THE SOULS OF THE FOLLOWING: ANNIVERSARIES Corinna Spratt (Birthday Remembrance) Jerry Swift Shay McEvoy (1st Anniversary) Paul Clooney Patrick Lawlor John McCallion Margaret Hogan Trisha Brennan (1st Anniversary) Lazar and Aurelia Malai Jack and Rose Doyle Mary Ryan Gerard Cassidy (1st Anniversary) MAY THEY REST IN PEACE

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Meditation – 16th September 2018

The Deep End -‘I, by my works, will show you my faith’ ‘What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if you say you have faith but do not have works?’ These are the words of St. James in the second reading today, and in the gospel Jesus speaks quite sternly to Peter: ‘The way you think is not God’s way but man’s…’ This is a reminder for us all…

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News for World Meeting of Families

Pope Francis has confirmed the good news that he will be coming to Dublin for two days during World Meeting of Families 2018 in August. Volunteering for WMOF2018 There’s still a great need for volunteers who can give 2-4 days between 19th-28th August. There are roles in welcome, information teams, stewards, media support, event support, logistics, exhibition support, venue teams and lots of other areas! For more details see: www.worldmeeting2018.ie/Volunteer…

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Choose Life

“I’m so thankful the Eighth Amendment was there to protect me from making a quick and rash decision when I was experiencing a crisis pregnancy” – Emma Maloney, 25, from Co. Kildare “To be a mother is an opportunity for a lifetime of love. To be a mother to a baby with a terminal illness is no less a privilege. It is an extraordinary opportunity for a deep and lasting…

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Pope Francis on Abortion and the Right to Life

Pope Francis on Abortion and the Right to Life “Among the vulnerable for whom the Church wishes to care with particular love and concern are unborn children, the most defenceless and innocent among us. Nowadays efforts are made to deny them their human dignity and to do with them whatever one pleases, taking their lives and passing laws preventing anyone from standing in the way of this. … Precisely because…

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Christmas Bingo Fundraiser – Thank you

Thank you to everyone who supported last Thursday’s bingo fundraiser in St. Mark’s G.A.A. Club. Proceeds from the night amount to , with St. Mark’s Parish and St. Mark’s G.A.A. Club each receiving €1,900.

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Meditation – 9th April 2017

9th April 2017 – Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion Meet the People of Honduras Barra del Cuyamel, Omoa Miriam Marivel Campos Perez, a thirty year old mother, and her six year old daughter Maria live in Cuyamel, not far from the city of San Pedro Sula in the north of Honduras. Their village is built around a life of fishing and farming. The small village is often victim to…

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