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Parish Bulletin 13th September 2009

Holy Trinity Church, Ratoath

13 September 2009

( 01 8256207

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


Congratulations to Kean Moran (Steeplechase Green) Ryan Tinnelly (Dunshaughlin),

Gracie Cronin (Milltree Park), Darragh Brunton (Milltree Park), Lucy Doyle (Steepelchase Green), Rosie Doyle (Steeplechase Green) and Mia Ryan (Milltree Park) who were baptised at the weekend.


Please pray for Christine Wims (Birr) sister of Mary Pykett (Ratoath) who died during the week. May she rest in peace.


Dates for your Diary for 2010


First Confessions:           Monday 8th & Tuesday 9th March    Ratoath Junior National School

                                      Wednesday 9th March                    St. Paul’s National School

                                      Thursday 10th March                      Rathbeggan National School


First Communion           Saturday 24th April                         Rathbeggan National School

                                       Saturday 15th May                          Ratoath Junior National School

                                       Saturday 29th May                          St Paul’s National School


Confirmation:                 Saturday 22nd May




The Parish Choir: Rehearsals take place on Tuesday evenings at 8.30pm in the Parish Pastoral Centre and the choir sing at the 12.15pm Mass on Sundays and on the major liturgical events during the year. New members are always welcome.


Our Children’s choir will be resuming after the Summer break on Wednesday 16th September at 7.00pm. We ask parents to come to a short meeting in the Parish Church at 7.00pm before the choir resumes their practice.


A meeting of the Parish Liturgy Committee will be held on Wednesday 16th September at 8.00pm in the Parish Pastoral Centre.



13 Sept

Twenty  Forth Sunday in Ordinary Time

20 Sept

Twenty Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time



Patrick Beggy

& Jim & Lydia Everard



Peter Murray

& Ann Murphy


Eileen & Michael McSweeney




 Jack Donnelly

& Eddie Gannon




Pudsar Toole (Months Mind) & Deceased members of the Oakley family & Sean Connolly





            Tuesday           Mary Salama                      Thursday   Mary Lynch

            Friday              Joe & Celia Gilchrist         Saturday    Mass in Ratoath Nursing Home at 11.00am 


Community Notices....


The annual Get Together in Tattersalls for Senior Citizens is on Wednesday evening and will be invitation only, as places are restricted. If you would like to attend please phone

Anne on 01 8256 150


A Marriage Enrichment weekend. Why not invest in your marriage and book the next weekend at Emmaus conference centre in Swords on 9th – 11th October. Visit or contact 085166086



Irelands Biggest Coffee Morning - Thursday September 17th in Ratoath GAA Club from

9.30 to 12noon. Raffle and Cake sale on the day. Cake donations welcome on the morning. Please come and support this great cause. All monies go the Hospice Care in Meath


Do you know of anyone going to work on the Missions or a truck going that will take medical equipment with them? Please contact Jackie on 01 827 164


Bingo in Ratoath Community Centre every Sunday at 8.00pm, great prizes. For further information contact the community centre 01 6895600


Ratoath Clubs and Associations Information Day takes place in Ratoath Community Centre on Sunday 13th September from 12.00 – 3.00pm.


Meath Federation of ICA is having a recruitment night in the Ashbourne House Hotel on Wednesday 16th September at 8.00pm. Come and find out more about your local guild.



Ratoath Foroige Club seeks the assistance of person/persons in the collection and return of a large bicycle for fundraiser in the village on the 19/20th September. Would require a large trailer/van/truck to transport this bicycle. For further information please contact Deborah on

086-1708208. any help would be gratefully received."


Ratoath Senior Citizens Christmas Party Committee wish to thank all who contributed so generously to last week’s church gate collection which raised €1411.00. Many thanks. 


Ratoath Badminton Club: The new badminton season will commence in Ratoath College on Mondays, from 14th September (7pm – 10pm) and also in Ashbourne Community Centre on Wednesdays from 16th September (8.30-10.30pm). New members very welcome.

Contact Willie 087 2040470.


The Dunshaughlin Players drama group: Auditions for our winter production to be held on Thursday 17th September at 8.30 pm in upstairs in the Arch Bar, Dunshaughlin.  Contact Carol on 086 6054387 for details or just come along on the night.

Lismullin Hospitality Services Centre has places for this academic year for a Certificate in the  Hospitality Studies Programme (FETAC level 5  Major Award), for girls aged 18-23yrs.. Scholarships available. Contact: Noreen Quinn, 046-9025099 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for further information/application form.  Check out

Ashbourne Comhaltas starting on Friday 18th September in Gaelscoil na Cille 7.15pm-9.30pm. All welcome.

Ratoath Bridge Club: Play has resumed in the GAA Clubhouse Brownstown on Thursday’s at 7.30pm New members welcome.


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