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Parish Bulletin 13May 2007

      Holy Trinity Church, Ratoath

13 May 2007


( 01 8256207


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




Congratulations to the boys and girls from Ratoath National School who received their First Holy Communion on Saturday.


Domenique Broasca, Erica Byrne, Niamh Costigan, Jessica Coyle, Saorlaith Delanty,

Danielle Drumm, Abbie Eiffe O’Toole, Aly Goggins, Cathal Healy, Thomas Holohan, Ivan Kelly, Alanna Lennon Fitzgerald, Sophie Lovett, Justine McCabe,             Ethan McCluskey, Cian McCormack,  Fionnuala McCormack, Alan McDonald, Rebecca McGovern, Aisling Murphy,  Aine Naughton, Shane Ralph,              Michael Staunton, Leigh Sullivan, Emily Witter-Nolan, Stephen Wright.


Emily Ashmore, Erica Blake, Conor Brady, James Branagan, Jack Byrne,         David Caffrey, Katie Courtney, Jack Cummins, Lorraine Daly, Hannah Donoghue, Rachael Eiffe, Amélie Gleeson, Aoife Harriman, Alison Hennessy, Marin Juric,  Chloe Lawlor, Ruairí Murphy, James O’Brien, Kate O’Brien, Holly O’Connor,       Sam O’Neill, Ciaran O’Toole, Shona Quigley, Louise Rice, Kellie Walsh,          Alanna Wray.


Jack Bolger, Chloe Browne, Niamh Doyle, Luke Eiffe, Fiachra Flynn, Ross Gorman, Darragh Kelly, Siobhan Keogh, Chloe Kiely, Brian Kiernan, Brian McCabe,        Freya McHugh, Aine McNerney, Jennifer Neenan, Lucy O’Doherty, Carly O’Neill, Rachel O’Reilly, Lorcain O’Shea, Conor O’Sullivan, Katie Patten, Aaron Rock, Stephen Smith, Sophie Sweeney, Patrick Sweeney, Luke Thompson, Katie Williams.    


Congratulations to Dylan Murphy (The Village Green), Ella Yeates (Moulden Bridge),        Connor Godkin (Jamestown Park), Bobby Smith (Jamestown Park),

Calam Marks ( Foxlodge Woods), Ava McMahon (Woodlands Manor) and

Aoife Murphy (Leigh Valley) who were baptised recently.



13 May   

Sixth Sunday of Easter

20 May

The Ascension of the Lord


Joseph Lawlor


Mick O’Mahony &

Mary & Patrick Wall




Margaret McGovern &

Mary, John, & Larry Mooney


Dan & Sarah Eiffe &

Thomas O’Flaherty


Padraic O’Malley &

Nancy Ryan


David Mulvaney


Dick Donnelly & Michael McMahon & John McIntyre




                   Tuesday               Kathleen & John Foy

              Wednesday         Jack Byrne & Billy Byrne     

              Saturday             Rathbeggan & Ratoath First Communion Day     




Eucharistic Adoration every Wednesday from 10.00am to 10.00pm in the Parish Church


Please pray for Sarah Moloney, aunt of Ann Tuffy (Foxlodge Woods) who died during the week. May she rest in peace.


Cemetery Sunday is on Sunday 27th May beginning with evening prayer for the dead at 5.00pm in the church, followed by rosary and blessing of the graves.


Standing Orders for April €6,467.95 Many thanks for your support and generosity.


A meeting of the Board of Management of Ratoath Senior National School will take place in the Parish Resource Centre on Tuesday evening 15th May at 8.00pm.


Grateful thanks to all who supported Tea Day in aid of the Alzheimer Society at Fox Lodge which raised €1,600.  Maire Ryan.


Pastoral Liturgy & Ministry Course, begins on Monday 24th September 2007 for 20 weeks 10.00am-12noon, 2.00pm-4.00pm The course in Pastoral Liturgy and Ministry will be of interest to those involve in parish liturgy and those who wish to learn more about the Church’s worship. Cost of course (80 hours) €450.00. For further information contact Rev Patrick Jones, Director, National Centre of liturgy, St Patrick’s College, Maynooth. Tel 7083478 email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Coming to The Venue Theatre:  The Livin’ Dred Theatre Co. present “The Tinkers Curse” featuring Mary McEvoy. Andy Irvine Friday 18th May. Dublin City Threatre present “Frank Pig Says Hello” on Saturday 19th May. Liam Lawton on Friday 25th May and Gala Variety Concert in aid of Down Syndrome Ireland on Sunday 20th May at 8.00pm. Tel: 6895600 for bookings


Ratoath Wine Club will meet in Ratoath Community centre On Wednesday 16th May at For further details contact Christopher at 01 8027831.



Bedding Plant Sale: In aid of Culmullen on Sunday 13th May from 10.00am to 6.00pm in Dunshaughlin Parish Hall. On sale will be a wide range of top quality, competitively prised Summer bedding plants in pots, trays, hanging baskets and window boxes. Potting demonstrations during the day. Everyone welcome and admission is free. There will be a free goodie bag fro “early bird” customers on the day.


Ratoath Active Age meet on Friday next 18th May in the Community Centre 11.00am-1.00pm


Dunshaughlin Community College: Now enrolling for full time post Leaving Cert Courses Fetac Level 5, commencing September 2007.


1.   Childcare (Including Module on Special Needs Assisting)

       2.  Applied Social Care (Community & Health Services)

            3.  Business Studies / Secretarial


·  Contact us for application form or general enquiry.

·  Fees information available upon request.

·  Students may be eligible for fee waiver and also grant assistance may be available.

·  Mature Students over 23 who do not hold a Leaving Certificate are welcome


For further details phone: 01 8259137   e mail  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it    Website:


Meath Adult Education Guidance Service: Dunboyne College of Further Education will be holding an Open Day on Wednesday, 16th May 07. All courses are open to mature students

(over 23) of all backgrounds. For further details contact the Information Officer, Eilis Coyne

at  046 9068249. Course details available on


Ratoath /Rathbeggan Community Games. Athletics are re scheduled for Wednesday 16th May at 6.30pm at the GAA pitch Brownstown.


































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