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Parish Bulletin 30th April 2017

 

Holy Trinity Church, Ratoath

 

                                                                                                                                    30 April 2017

 

     

 

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Opening hours for the Parish Office: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 9.30a.m. – 4.00p.m.

 

                                                                                                                                  

 

 

Eucharistic Adoration: Every Wednesday 10:00 am. until 10.00 pm. All welcome.

 

 

Congratulations to Niamh Dolan and Peter Ellis who were married recently.

 

 

 

The sick and the housebound will be attended to in their homes on Thursday and Friday this week.

 

 

Next Sunday is Vocations Sunday. The basket collection at the Masses is for vocations for the priesthood for the Diocese of Meath.

 

 

Envelope Collection for the week ending 23rd April €1,058.92

 

Many thanks for your support and generosity

 

                       

 

 

Trocaire Boxes should be returned to the church now. Your contribution can be placed in the box that will be placed at the altar (near the baptismal font). Please do not leave your contribution at the back of the church. Thank you for your generosity to this year’s Lenten appeal, which will make a real and lasting difference to people’s lives.         

 

Meath Alzheimer Cafe:  Wednesday, 3rd May, from 7.00 - 9.00 p.m. in The Pastoral Centre, Dunshaughlin.  Guest speaker is Kathy Maher, Pharmacist, who will give a talk on ‘Medicines for the Older Person including Dementia Treatment’.  Contact:  Day Centre at 046-9027007.
Grounds Maintenance Dunshaughlin and Cleaning & Maintenance Person required in Dunboyne.19.5 hrs per week. This is a Community Employment position, i.e., eligibility is generally confined to persons over 25 year and in receipt of a Social Welfare payment for more than one year.  For further details contact Danny Gaughan in Dunboyne CE Office 087 2626727/01 825 2864 or email 
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 .  Closing date for receipt of applications is 5thMay

 

The organisers of the recent Coffee Morning in aid of St Francis Hospice Blanchardstown, held in Ratoath Information Centre, would like to thank all those who contributed in any way to its success which raised €1,090.00

 

30 Apr

Third Sunday of Easter

7 May

Fourth Sunday of Easter

7. 7.00pm

Tom, Ann, Bridgie & John Reilly

Ellen & Angelo Whyte

7. 7.00pm

Carmel & Edward McAuley

Mick O’Mahony

1 9.00am

 

1 9.00am

 

1  11.00am    

Bridget Boshell

Tom & Peggy McMullan

1 11.00am

Bridget, Michael & Seamus McIntyre & & deceased members of the family

12.15pm

Gerard Ralph

Molly & Ernie Devine

Harry Conway and the deceased members of the family

1 12.15pm

Noel Shanley

Paddy Dolan & deceased members of the family

Shay Farrell

 

 

Monday         Mass at 11.00am in the Nursing Home

 

Friday            Mass for all those on the Parish List of the Dead                  

 

Saturday        First Communion for Ratoath Junior National School 10.30am and 12.30pm

 

  Summary of the Income and Expenditure Accounts for the year ending 31st December 2016

 

Incoming resources                                                                                                 2016                                       2015

Gift to the Parish

10,000 

                      

Weekly Plate Collection

98,139 

91,745 

Envelope Collection

96,080 

94,500 

Special Collections (2016 - Jubilee of Mercy)

3,805 

950 

Meeting of Families

                               1,000

           -

Offerings for Priests

41,811 

39,022 

Tax Refunds

24,206 

24,159 

Diocesan Calendar

900 

925 

Baptismal Certificates

601 

Cemetery Income

8,470 

6,610 

Mass Intentions for Missions

1,000 

1,200 

Trócaire Collection

5,600 

6,200 

Mission Sunday Collection

2,350 

1,750 

Vocation Sunday

1,850 

1,700 

Peter's Pence Collection

1,800 

1,700 

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297,011 

271,062 

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Outgoing resources                                                                                                       2016                                     2015

Wages and salaries

40,937 

37,041 

Ministry/Liturgy Expenses (music, ministry, organist, sacristans)

19,838 

28,134 

Altar Bread, Wine & Liturgical Requisites

9,363 

6,216 

Support & Maintenance of Clergy

37,074 

44,108 

Social Services Supplies

228 

Cemetery Costs

1,585 

6,221 

Rates

828 

168 

Insurance

5,297 

5,236 

Light and heat

13,284 

15,650 

Repairs and maintenance (not capitalised)

12,729 

24,525 

Repairs and maintenance (capitalised)

52,732 

2,547 

Bulletins, Stationery & Office Supplies

9,803 

11,306 

Vocations Calendars

900 

925 

Telephone

1,770 

1,492 

Computer costs

100 

Legal and professional (Title Deeds)

7,631 

Accountancy

1,845 

1,968 

Bank charges

1,193 

1,133 

Bank Interest

Parish Donation for Retired Priests of the Diocese

5,586 

5,880 

Diocesan Office and Bishops' Conference

9,538 

10,156 

Meeting of Families

                                1,000

-

Ukraine

                                1,700

-

Depreciation

            13,720 

  13,695 

Special Collections (2016 - Jubilee of Mercy))

                               3,805

-

Mass Intentions for Missions

1,000 

1,200 

Trócaire Collection

5,600 

6,200 

Mission Sunday Collection

2,350 

1,750 

Vocation Sunday

1,850 

1,700 

Peter's Pence Collection

1,800 

1,700 

Charitable donations

5,550 

4,087 

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270,636 

233,039 

 

D.F. Dillon and Co. (diocesan accountants) prepared the reports and financial statement for Ratoath Parish for 2016. The parish is a registered charity and hence the report and results were presented in a form which complies with the requirements of the Charities Act 2009.  TheReports and financial statements were presented to the Parish Finance Committee who approved and signed the accounts at their meeting on 3rd April lastAbove is a summary sheet of the income and expenditure for 2016.  We would like to express our sincere gratitude to all our parishioners who contribute so generously to the upkeep of the parish. A special thanks to those who are involved in looking after the finances – the committee, the basket collectors, those who distribute and collect envelopes and those who cou

 

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