O Holy Trinity Church, Ratoath25 May 2008
Opening hours for the Parish Office: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 9.30am– 4.00pm Cemetery Devotions begin at 5.00pm with evening prayer for the dead in the church, followed by the rosary and blessing of the graves. We remember all our loved ones buried in the parish cemetery and we pray that they may rest forever in the presence of God. A big thank you to all who prepared their family plots, and brought flowers and plants and helped to have the cemetery looking so well. Please pray for Mary Purcell (Glascarn Lane), Veronica Cullen (St Oliver’s Park) and Jimmy White (St Oliver’s Park) who died during the week. May they rest in peace.
A relic of St. Oliver Plunkett will be brought to the church for the 9.00am Mass next Sunday 1st June, before it is transferred to Navan for later Masses. The congregation will be blessed with the relic during the 9.00am Mass.
Congratulations to Ryan Bermingham (Church View), Alex Dunne (Somerville),
Grace Frawley (Woodlands) and Rhys Sutcliffe (Fortune Court) who were baptised recently.
To celebrate the Year of Vocation for Priests and Religious parishioners from every parish in the Meath Diocese, especially Eucharistic Adoration people, ministers of the Eucharist and the Word, teachers, youth groups, and all church groups are invited to a special celebration for the entire Diocese, in St Mary’s Church, Navan, on this Sunday 25th May from 3.00pm, with Mass at 5.00pm
Envelope Collection for the week ending 11th May €1,375.52 Many thanks for your support.
A meeting of the Board of Management of Ratoath Junior National School will be held on Monday 26th at 8.00pm in the Parish Pastoral Centre
A meeting of the Board of Management of Ratoath Senior National School will be held on Tuesday 27th at 8.00pm in the Parish Pastoral Centre.
Ratoath Garden Club: Monday 26th May, bus to Warrenstown will leave from the Ratoath Inn at 7.00pm sharp. There are some places left on the Garden Tour on 7th June. Phone 086-8615080
A First Aid Course for the general public will take place in Ratoath Community Centre on Monday 26th & Friday 30th May (Two Mornings) from 10.00am–1.00pm Cost €45.00. Phone 01-6895600
New Drama Group in Ratoath looking for Actors for new play, two females late 30’s, one female late 50’s/60’s and one male late 30’s/40’s. Readings will be held in the Venue Theatre on Tuesday 3rd June and on Thursday 5th June at 8.15pm. For more information, phone 086 3195291
Diabetes Awareness Day: Ratoath Pharmacy Thursday 29th May 10.00am-5.00pm Sinead Hanley from Diabetes Federation of Ireland will be in attendance. Ratoath Musical AGM will be held in the GAA Clubhouse on Wednesday 28th May at 8.00pm.
All interested parties are welcome. All adult members eligible to vote in committee elections. Ratoath GAA Football Club Camp 2008 All girls & boys welcome, 6-12yrs- 5th - 8th August, limited spaces available. Closing date for applications 21st June. Application forms in Club House or contact Brian 086 171 3968 or Shane 086 609 8555. St Vincent de Paul: Holy Trinity Conference in Ratoath are holding their mid year Church Gate collection on the weekend of 7th & 8th June. Please help your local community and give generously, [[ Congratulations Congratulations to the boys and girls from Rathbeggan National School and Ratoath Junior National School who received their First Holy Communion on Saturday.
Rathbeggan National School
Claire McGlynn’s Class
Ciaran Briody Jack Caldwell Matthew CullenSenan Dunne Stephen Higgins Kevin McEnroeEmmet Reilly Sean Smith Diarmuid MacMurchadhaLayla Aniss Ellen Byrne Sinead ByrneGrace Connolly Clarisse Mae Dizon Teia ConnaughtonLauren McTigue Aoife Mohan Cliodhna ScullyShauna Stoney Ana Maria Cioponea Ciaran Dharsan
Ratoath Junior National School
Niamh O’Connor’s Class Tara Brazil Ciara Byrne Jack CarrollSean Conheady Evan Donnelly Daniel Doyle Gareth Doyle Dylan Fitzgerald Ailish FloodColm Hynes Sean Johnson Orlagh Lyons Matthew Mahon Arnoh Mbemba Callum McNally Aoife Naughton Áine O’Connor Martha O’Connor MollyO’Kane Aoife Reynolds Craig Smyth Naoise Tobin Luke Treacher Dylan Treacy Jack Whitbread Wilma Nicholl’s Class Lee Byrne Lelia Byrne Jack DohertyLewis Dore-Murphy Noel Fabian Brendan FosterÉabha Gannon Niamh Gannon Ruairí GannonCian Hughes Ronan Keavey Hannah Kinsella Kerri Leonard Naomi Mbemba Matthew Malone Evan McEvoy Olga Merrigan Sara Meyler Clíodhna Moore Ciara Moran Alex Neville Aoife O’Brien Liam O’Connor Eimear O’Hara Alannah O’Riordan Lauren Thornton*************************************************************************
Monday Ronan Everett Wednesday Val Murray
|25 May||Corpus Christi||1 June ||Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time|
|Vigil 7.00pm||Angela White & Ann Reilly& Shevlin & Joyce families||Vigil 7.00pm||James, Agnes & Kate Rooney& John O’Rourke|
|9.00am||Christy, Johnnie & Ita Donnelly & Desmond & Julia Toole||9.00am||Teeny, Raymond & Patrick Brennan|
|11.00am||Frank Mason||11.00am||Andy Eiffe & Sarah O’Reilly|
|12.15pm||Tom Coyle & Joseph & Mary White||12.15pm||Alicia O’Beirne& Kevin White|
Friday Grace Flynn Saturday Brendan Boylan & Edna O’Gorman