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Parish Bulletin 27 May 2007

       Holy Trinity Church, Ratoath

27 May 2007

 

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 Opening hours for the Parish Office: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 9.30am– 4.00pm

 

Congratulations to Andrew Maguire (Somerville), Mia Foley (Moulden Bridge),

Sophie Stenson (Meadow Bank Hill), Evan Dunne (Milltree Park) and Jack Hobbs (Brownstown) who were baptised recently.

 

The sick and housebound will be visited in their homes on Thursday and Friday of this week

(31st May and 1st June)

 

      A  Blessing for Pentecost

 

May the Lord bless you on this great day of Pentecost.                                    May you be filled with his life-giving Holy Spirit as we celebrate the birth of the Church.                                                                                                                   May your family be a holy place, renewed by this same gift of life and hope, of trust in the Lord, of peace and joy.                                                                                 May your home be filled with the Holy Spirit of Pentecost and be a source of comfort to all who come to you. Amen. 

                                     

 

 

Almighty God, Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, grant, we pray, that we might be grounded and settled in your truth by the coming of your Holy Spirit into our hearts. What we do not know, reveal to us; what is lacking within us, make complete; that which we know, confirm in us; and keep us blameless in your service, through Jesus Christ our Lord.                                                                               

                                                             Pope St. Clement 1 (Bishop of Rome 88-98)

 

Eucharistic Adoration- every Wednesday from 10.00am to 10.00pm in the parish church.

All Parishioners and especially Adoration people, Ministers of the Eucharist, Ministers of the Word  are invited to a special celebration for the Diocese, in St Mary’s Church, Navan, on Sunday 10th June. The purpose of this special afternoon is to celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi as a Diocese, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the world Eucharistic Congress, and to celebrate the great devotion of Eucharist Adoration in our Diocese. Starting at 3.00pm with Holy Hour, there will be a talk at 4.00pm on the Eucharist. There will be a short break before 5.00pm when concelebrated Mass will be led by Bishop Michael Smith. Navan parish choir will sing at the Mass and a cup of tea will be served at 6.00pm. 

 

 

27  May   

Pentecost Sunday

3 June

Trinity Sunday

Vigil

Desmond & Julia Toole

Vigil

Colin McCann & John O’Rourke

9.00am

 

9.00am

 

11.00am

Michael Bowe & Dympna Murphy

11.00am

Andy Eiffe

12.15pm

Frank Mason

12.15pm

 

                             

Tuesday          Grace Flynn                                                                             Wednesday      Steve Dennehy

Friday             First Friday for all those on the altar list of the dead               Saturday          Brendan Boylan 

Next Sunday (Trinity Sunday) is a blue offering day.

 

Envelope Collection for the week ending 20th May €1,743.75

Many thanks for your support and generosity.

 

Coming to The Venue Theatre:

Alan Kavanagh and his You’re a Star Friends on Wednesday 30th May and

Dana sings in concert on Wednesday 6th June. Booking from box office or phone 6895600

 

Ashbourne Ceoltas Ceoltoiri Eireann – young musicians from Ratoath, Dunshaughlin and Ashbourne are holding a concert this Sunday 27th May in the Venue Theatre at 7.30pm with guest musicians from Co. Clare. Tickets €10 per family are available from the Venue on the night.

 

Ratoath Garden Club: Last meeting of the club year will be held in the Community Centre on Monday 28th May Speaker will be Carmel Owens on “Summer Tubs and Baskets” Plant sale at 8.00pm Non Members €6.00. All welcome.

 

Ratoath Active Age will meet on Friday 1st June in the Community centre from 11.00am-1.00pm.

 

Last year the Lagore Committee Creche secured €1,000,000 towards building a community creche on the Lagore road, but unfortunately the tenders came in over budget and the short fall could not be made up. As a result the grant was lost. However the committee has continued to work on and has applied for new funding. They are informed that under the NCIP project, they have been provisionally approved funding of €1,000,000. The committee wish to encourage all local builders to furnish tenders for this most worth while project, before June 8th.

Ratoath College on the move.

 

Next Friday 1st June Ratoath College will leave their home in Fairyhouse Racecourse at 11.00am to walk to their new school in Jamestown (via Meadowbank Hill) to arrive at 12 noon.

All are welcome to join the school staff and pupils on the way. A tree planting ceremony (Crann na Sioga) and the burying of the “Time Capsule” will take place in Jamestown.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

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