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Parish Bulletin 18th May 2008
 O   Holy Trinity Church, Ratoath18 May 2008
( 01 8256207

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

  There will be no morning Mass this coming week from Monday to Thursday, inclusive. For those wishing to attend Mass, Mass will be said in Skryne at 9.00am and Dunshaughlin at 10.00am. In case of emergency, please phone Dunshaughlin parish office on 8259114.There will be no Eucharistic Adoration this Wednesday. Cemetery Sunday is next Sunday 25th May beginning at 5.00pm with evening prayer for the dead in the church, followed by the rosary and blessing of the graves. A skip will be in the cemetery from this weekend to facilitate with the cleanup. The Legion of Mary will recite the Rosary at Our Lady’s Grotto (opposite the church) at 3.00pm during the month of May.    

Congratulations to Eoin Flanagan (Seagrave Hall), Eva Murray (Leigh Valley),

Zara Gaines (Mill Tree Park) and Peter McCloskey (Somerville) who were baptised recently.


Congratulations to Daniel Mc Namara (Mill Tree Park) who was confirmed last Sunday on the Feast of Pentecost.


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 Sunday 25th May from 3.00pm, with Mass at 5.00pm 


Please pray for Pam Gillespie (Cheeverstown) who died during the week. May she rest in peace.


Standing Orders for April €6,254.45 Many thanks for your continued support and generosity.

 Ratoath College Parents Association. An information talk for parents will be held on Wednesday 21st May at 8.30pm at the College. Speaker Mr. Owen Connolly, a Counsellor and Family Therapist. Topic : Coping with Teenagers. All parents welcome.

More Information – Contact Betty McDonnell on 086 0763718.


Bingo every Sunday Night in the GAA Clubhouse Brownstown at 8.30pm


During June and July, the Community Education Service of Co. Meath VEC is offering a wide variety of courses to local Community & Voluntary Groups and organisations. For more information contact 046- 9068288


Ratoath Active Age Group meet on Friday 23rd May 11.00am-1.00pm in the Community 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

                      Congratulations  Congratulations to the boys and girls from Ratoath National School who received their First Holy Communion on Saturday.  Annmarie O’Donnell’s Class           Jennifer Bradley                         Megan Browne                       Kate Byrne

Ronan Cahill                             Roisín Conlon                        Adam Connolly

Alicia Crawley                           Shauna Cusack                       Hannah DooleyAdam Dunne                             Lauren Kelly                           Lauren KellyBen Mahon                               Robbie Marks                        Jack McCluskeyBethany McIntyre                      Judy McQueen                      Séan MurphyCarlos O’Brien                          Rachel O’Meara                    Harry O’TooleLuke Sheppard                         David Tyrrell                                                                                                                             Sarah Brophy’s Class  Simon Barry                           Mark Brady                              Katie BrowneCormac Butler                        Pierce Butler                             Jade ConroyHannah Fitzroy                       Bríon Forde                             Troy Jackson                       Brendan Jobus                        Conor Kavanagh                      Hannah Laird           Aine Looney                           Sam Lovett                               Elle McAllister                                        Evan McBrinn                        Conor McCarry                        Colm O’Brien                                           Amy O’Connor                      Jack O’Haire                            Fiona O’Riordan               Sophie Smyth                         Lily Snowe                               Chloe Stockwell                                           Gytis Sukutis                          Ciara Williams  Denise King’s Class            Kira Bryan                          Laoise Corcoran                        Aaron CramptonJamie Donnelly                     Lua Henderson                           Emma KavanaghLaura Kavanagh                   Robyn Lynch-Sherry                 Breanne MaddenAilíse McDonnell                 Glenn McNally                          Evan MitchellAaron Mulvaney                   Katie Newe                               Clodagh O’FarrellAaron O’Flaherty                 Sean Peat                                  Eve ReillyStephen Rutherford              Kevin Ryan                               John WalshAnna Williams                      Paul Woods     ************************************************************************** 

18 May

Trinity Sunday

25 May

Corpus Christi



Padraig O’Malley

& Mary & Patrick Wall



Angela White & Ann Reilly

& Shevlin & Joyce family


John & Helena Donnelly


Christy, Johnnie & Ita Donnelly & Desmond & Julia Toole


John McIntyre

& Michael McMahon


Frank Mason


Hanna Ryan & Dick Donnelly


Tom Coyle & Joseph & Mary White


Friday                     Andrew Johnson & Charlie & Nancy Moore                    

Saturday                 First Communion for Rathbeggan National School at 10.30am

                               First Communion for Niamh O’Connor’s and Wilma Nicholl’s classes at 12.30pm             

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