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Parish Bulletin 30th May 2010

Holy Trinity Church, Ratoath

30 May 2010

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



Alpha: Continue to meet in the Parish Pastoral Centre on Monday evening at 8.00pm. All welcome.


The sick and housebound will be attended to in their homes on Friday.


Envelope Collection for the week ending 16th & 23rd May €1,738.99

Many thanks for your continued support and generosity.


World Youth Day Madrid 2011: The next World Youth Day for young adults (18-35) will take place  next year in Madrid. The preparations begin now. If you are interested in being part of the Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to this International Catholic Youth event check out  for more info. The count down has begun.



                                                Clear the Head

Continuing on from last year’s great success, this year’s Parish Retreat will take place on Friday evening 18th and concluding Saturday19th June. It will be held in the Church and Parish Pastoral Centre. Guest speaker will be Mr Martin Kennedy.  All are welcome to attend. No previous experience required !  More next week.




                                                Cemetery Sunday

Cemetery Sunday is this Sunday. Evening prayer of the Dead will begin in the church at 5.00pm. This will be followed by rosary and blessing of the graves in the cemetery. Many thanks to all our parishioners who have prepared their family plots for Sunday.














St Vincent De Paul: New Charity Shop opening in Dunshaughlin called “Worth a Glance” on the Main Street. Opening hours from the 4th June will be Tue, Fri & Sat 10.00am-3.30pm.  


Charity Clothes Sale (all items €5.00 or less) at Pat Foley’s House, Rackinstown on Tuesday 1st June 3.30pm.  All money raised is towards helping children in Kisozo ,Unganda who are partially blind or deaf and could be helped if there was money available. Donations of money can be left with Jane in Ratoath Junior National School.



Ratoath GAA presents “Stars in their Eyes” in aid of the Vincent De Paul on Saturday 26th June. Tickets €5.00 available from the G.A.A. Club on Wednesdays between 8.30 and 9pm. for more information Call Oonagh on 086 232 1268




The Irish Foster Care Association Meath Branch welcome Governor John Lonergan to a public meeting in the Ardboyne Hotel, Navan on Thursday 10th June at 8.30pm. He will speak on “Prevention Better than Cure: Protection Young People from Entering into Crime”. All welcome to attend. Mr. Philip O’Reilly, a foster parent from Dunboyne will respond as will a juvenile liaison office from the Navan area. All welcome.

Ratoath Chamber of Commerce is organising a Golf Classic on June 10th and would welcome anybody who would like to enter a team (€300 per team of 4) or perhaps just come to the evening part of the event (€35) which includes a buffet bbq, drink & entertainment. The Chamber would obviously like to see as many people as possible get involved. Full details can be seen on or if there are any further questions please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Congratulations to the boys and girls from St. Paul’s National School who were received their First Holy Communion on Saturday


Teacher :      Ms Hession


Piotr Baczkowski           Samantha Brady       Daragh Casey         Emma Coroner                      Sam Coughlan                Sean Delaney            Marc Donnelly        Hannah Dowling                 Nadine Fogarty             Erin Grand                Abby Hesse Mason       Zara Kane

Mollie Kennedy              Lee Lynch                 Adam McCabe         Max McGreevy

Emily Nannery               Lara Power               John Redmond         Tom Roddy

Sophie Scattergood     Luke Tynan               Kieran Tyrrell McPartlan


Teacher:       Ms Crowe


Leah Caffrey          Terry Crawley          Mia Cunningham             Aoife Dardis

Dylan Devine            Kim Dietrich            Rachel Doherty             Cain Fagan

Aaron Farrell          Jake Fox                  Jack Gleeson                 Adam Goggin

Sean Graydon          Luke Huynh Hurley  Sophie Inglis              Christopher Joyce

Nicole Kavanagh      Lauren Kelly             Jack Lanigan                 Luca Milne

Emma Moore           Conor O’Gorman        Reece Phelan                Hannah Roddy

Annia White           Abigail Williams        Sophia Wyer


Teacher: Ms Hickey


Lillian Brady         Matthew Buckley     Megan Clancy             Calum Conneely

Isla David            Nicole Gallagher Breslin                           Darragh Harte

Ella Hussey          Niamh Larkin           Jack O’Connor           Conor Phelan



Please pray for Alice Doran (Loughlinstown) and Bridget Dunne (Dublin) mother of

Marie Murphy (Mooretown) who died during the week. May they rest in peace.




30 May


Trinity Sunday


6 June


Corpus Christi



Angelo White & Ann & Bridget Reilly & Michael Brady



Colin McCann

& John O’Rourke


Des & Julia Toole

& Bobby Smithers


Special Intention


 Sarah & Daniel Eiffe

& Frank Mason


Andy Eiffe

Tom O’Flaherty


Rose Hickey & deceased members

of Hickey family

& Michael Bowe & Dympna  Murphy


 Harry, Gladys & George Campbell

& David Colfer



                      Monday       Special intention

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

                        Saturday      No morning Mass


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