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25th August 2013 Parish Bulletin

Holy Trinity Church, Ratoath

25 August 2013

        01 8256207

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

 

 

 

Priest on Duty: Fr. Gerry 
 
Congratulations to Chloe Igoe (Coill Beag), Oscar Gordan (Steeplechase Green) and 
Fionn Colwell (Growtown) who were baptised recently. 
 
Congratulations to David Whelan & Cristina Tolentino and to Darren Lyons & Sarah O’Connor who were married during the week. 
 
Envelope Collection for week ending 4th, 11th & 18th August €2,628.11
Many thanks for your continued support and generosity.
Next Sunday is a blue envelope Sunday.
 

Viatores Christi Overseas Volunteering Information and Recruitment Sessions:                                  On Monday 26th August at 7.30pm in the Day Chapel, Church of the Assumption, Tullamore, Co. Offaly; on Saturday 31st August at 11am in the Irish Aid Volunteering Centre, 27 - 31 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin 1; on Monday 2nd September in Armagh Diocesan Pastoral Centre, The Magnet, The Demesne, Dundalk at 7.30pm; inCavan at 7.30pm on Wednesday 4th September in Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan. For more details contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Tel. 00 353 18689986 www.viatoreschristi.com

Catholic Grandparents Association 7th Annual Pilgrimage at Knock Shrine on Sunday 8th September. Guest speaker is Sr. Briege McKenna. Ceremonies commence at 2.30pm 

We welcome new members to join the Parish Liturgy Committee. The Committee usually met about 6 to 7 times during the year and give advice and offer assistance in the preparations for the liturgies in the parish.

 

The Parish Choir will resume shortly after the Summer break. Anyone who would like to join the choir should contact Maureen in the Parish Office. New members are always welcome. The Choir sing at the 12.15pm Masses on Sunday and lead the major liturgical events during the year. They practise every Tuesday at 8.30pm in the Parish Pastoral Centre.

 

A course in Ministry and Evangelisation is being offered by Maryvale Institute (Birmingham) during the coming year. It is a one year course which begins in October. It is a distance learning course i.e. students study at home, following a Course book provided by Maryvale. A Study Day will be held in Castlepollard, Co Westmeath on Saturday, October 5th to introduce students to the Course. Further information from 044-9664127/087-2626738 or 087-9868125.. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Latest date for registration is September 20th.

 

Pathways Exploring Faith and Ministry: All Hallows Drumcondra  Dublin. One night a week, for those who wish to explore their faith. Cost €350.00 per year.  For more information call 01 8373745 email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Lough Derg One Day Retreat.A guided day of prayer, reflection and renewal.  Morning includes Rosary, Way of the Cross and Prayers of Intercession and Healing of Memories.  Afternoon offers an opportunity for quiet time & personal prayer and concludes with the celebration of Eucharist. Places available on: August: 26, 27, 31 and September:1, 3, 7, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23. 

The Society of St Vincent de Paul summer collection will take place on Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September after Mass and outside Supervalu. Despite the good weather it has still been a difficult few months for many families in our community. Please give generously, your support is very much appreciated.

                                            Dates for your diary 2014

 

Confirmation                 28th March 11.00am and 3.00pm

 

First Communion           Ratoath Junior National School    10th May

                                   St. Paul’s National School             17th May

                                   Rathbeggan National School         24th May

 

25 Aug

Twenty First Sunday in Ordinary Time

1 Sept

Twenty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

7.00pm

Patrick McCormack (Months Mind)

Fergal Ronan

7.00pm

Tommie Thornton

Michael, Annie & Bobby Walls

& Kathleen Boylan

9.00am

Ann McLoughlin

9.00am

 

11.00am

Thomas Kerwin

Deceased members of the O’Neill family (Coldwinter)

11.00am

Mary Carey

12.15pm

Jacqueline Mannering

Patrick White

Kit & Dora Casey

12.15pm

 

 

 

 Monday         Kathleen & Patrick Boylan                     Tuesday       Val Murrihy  

Wednesday    Madeline O’Connor & Leo Walshe        Thursday      Special Intention

Saturday        11.00am Mass in Ratoath Nursing Home

 

Among the many activities of a parish, “none is as vital or as community-forming as the Sunday celebration of the Lord’s Day.” (Blessed John Paul 11)

 

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Dunboyne Community Employment has the following vacancy for people eligible to work under the CES – receptionist in the Dunboyne area. Garda clearance required. For details contact Danny Gaughan on 087-3626727 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Fetec Level 5 full time and part time in Nursing and Hospitality Studies enrolling now, contact us on

www.listmullinhospitality.ie or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

The Community Education Service of Louth and Meath Education and Training Board provide support to community groups and voluntary organisations through the provision of educational grants. This grants scheme provides tuition hours or costs to groups or organisations that wish to run adult learning programmes in their own areas. Applications are now invited from community groups and voluntary organisations for support regarding the delivery of educational programmes. For an application form and details please call 046-9068247 or visit our website www.meathvec.ie

 

Dunshaughlin Bridge Club re-commencing for a new year on Monday 9th Sept at 10.30am in Pastoral Centre Dunshaughlin. Bridge Lessons for beginners starting on Thurs 12th Sept from

 9 am - 11 am in the Pastoral Centre Dunshaughlin Contact June at 0868198143.

 

Ratoath Bridge Club will re-commence on Thursday 5th September in Ratoath Community Centre at 7.00pm sharp.

In aid of Jack Kavanagh Trust. I am walking 790km over 30 days on the Camino to Santiago from 29th August to 2nd October. Please visit http://www.mycharity.ie/event/jacktrek_790/ to support me. All sponsorship on line or off line will be gratefully accepted. Ger O’Bryne 087 4194819

GAA Lotto results 8,9,11 & 27. No winner. Next week’s jackpot €8,000.

 

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