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Parish Bulletin 8th August 2010

Holy Trinity Church, Ratoath

8 August 2010 

( 01 8256207

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




Congratulations to Daire Byrne (The Old Mill) who was baptised recently.
Congratulations to Olive Prior and Donal Corbett who were married during the week.
Please pray for Liam Mc Loughlin (Bodeen), Patsy Tracy (Whitehall) mother of Grainne Flynn (Clonkeen), Larry Allen (Ratoath Manor Nursing Home) and  Breege Sheeran (Mayo) niece of Aggie Donohoe (Fairyhouse Road) who died during the week. May they rest in peace.
Envelope Collection for the week ending 18th July, 25th July & 1st August €3,134.88
Many thanks for your continued support and generosity.

The baptismal meeting for parents who have children for baptism in the near future will take place on Wednesday 11th August in the Parish Pastoral Centre at 8.00pm.


Clomnacnoise Youth Festival 12th to 15th August.  Catholic youth event/16–35 yrs/Inspiring talks / Live music / Workshops/ Free buses / Bring a sleeping bag Donation only/ For info contact Youth 2000 Office: 01 675 3690 Mobile: 086 302 5442 N Ire: 0751 482 0572


St Oliver Plunkett Pilgrimage organises a private hire bus, departing from Parnell Square in Dublin and travelling directly to Lough Derg and back.  For further information contact Lise Alford, email: 
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 , phone 086 385 3027 or contact Teresa Clerkin at 01 8370987.  They are organising one more pilgrimage, which will be the final three day pilgrimage of the 2010 season, departing on Friday13th August 2010.  Collection points en route may be arranged.

Kathryn Smith Academy of Singing, Main St., Ratoath, enrolling for Sept. Age 8 upwards, beginners welcome at all stages. Adult Male Singing - Adult Female Singing - Junior & Leaving Cert preparation. Examinations purely optional & available at the Academy through the L.S.M.D. Griffith College, covering all Singing & Musical Theatre Grades up to Diploma level.  Tutors are Kathryn Smith, Miriam Mulrooney & Niamh McGarry. Tel 087 2519 771 - 01/63 03 062 - - email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


The Pastoral Centre Dunshaughlin will run a six week course in self defence for women .This is a six week course and will start on the 26th August at 10.30am. Bring yoga mat. This course will be run by a fully qualified trainer and a special offer is available. Train for €60 for six weeks. Train for €30 if you bring a friend that joins. Train for free if you bring 2 friends. This is an exclusive opportunity to learn a skill and gentle exercise at your own pace. Enquiries Ph.018024780.




8 88 Aug

NiNineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

15 15 Aug

Th The  Assumption of Our Lady



Eli  Elizabeth & John Padian

JoJ John & Elizabeth Boylan

Vi Vigil


Ma Martin Madden

&   Christy & Eddie Nulty




Jer Jerry Smyth


M  Mary & Owen Humpheries

&   George Doody


Gr Gretta Kelly

&  Christopher & Ann Donnelly


An Ann Kerrigan


Pu Pudsar Toole &Margaret Grimes


   Tuesday     Stephen Winters                                  Saturday      No morning Mass                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Saturday       No morning Mass


Give us a Sign, Lord !


The following signs were found outside various churches worldwide.

They bring a whole new meaning to the phrase “laughing in the aisles”



Now Open on Sundays!  Let us help you study for your final exams 


Over 2000 years old and still under the makers guarantee


God is perfect...

only man makes mistakes


As you pass this little Church be sure to pay a visit, so when at last you’re carried in, God won’t ask “who is it?”


Happy Easter to our Christian friends Happy Passover to our Jewish friends

to our Atheist Friends ....Good Luck


There are some questions that can’t be answered by Google


We are the Soul Agents in this area!


Adam blames Eve, Eve blamed the snake and the snake didn’t have a leg to stand on.


If your problem is long  standing, try kneeling.

                                                         Gambling is a Sin. Bet you can’t give it up!


Speak well of your enemies, after all you made them.


All services are different, we leave the repeats to T.V.


Down in the mouth? Come in for a faith lift.


Can’t sleep? Don’t count sheep. Talk to the shepherd


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