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Parish Bulletin 30th September 2012

Holy Trinity Church, Ratoath

30 September 2012

       01 8256207


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




Priest on Duty: Fr. Brendan   

Congratulations to Ava Rose McKinney (Navan), Isobel Bohane (Steeplechase Hill) and

Ehimwenna Owie (The Grange) who were baptised recently.  


Congratulations to Maria Sheehy & Declan Murray who were married during the week.


Please pray for Kiva Corr (Seagrave Park) who died during the week. May she rest in peace.


We welcome the boys and girls of Second Class as they enroll to receive the Sacraments of Confession and First Holy Communion as part of the “Do This In Memory of Me” programme. We welcome too their parents who will journey with them in faith this year.


A meeting for all child protection representatives of the Ratoath Deanery will be held in the Pastoral Centre in Dunshaughlin on Monday 1st October at 8.00p.m.


A Board of Management meeting of St Paul’s National School will be held in the school on Tuesday 2nd October at 6.30pm


The Parish Finance Committee will meet in Parish Pastoral Centre at 8.30pm on Tuesday 2nd October.


Thursday 4th October is the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. The blessing of animals will be held in the church grounds after the 9.45am Mass


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


Eucharistic Adoration on Wednesdays from 10.00am to 10.00pm in the church.





30 Sept

Twenty Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

7 Oct

Twenty Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time



Patricia Reilly

& Thomas Clarke

Vigil 7.00pm

Jack Foley (Months Mind)

& Francis C. Byrne

& Jim McNalley


Mary Nixon


Anthony & Michael Gaughan


Paddy, John & Margaret Cowley and deceased members of the family & Paddy Carroll


Charles & Elizabeth Keogh and deceased members of the family

& Michael McIntyre


Paddy White (Month Mind) &

Mary & Joseph White & John Grogan

& Kathleen McCormack


Tom Wheeler

& James, Kate, John & James Jr Donnelly


          Monday        May Clince                                 Tuesday        Special Intention                Wednesday  Matthew & Molly Duffy

          Friday           Mass for all those on the Parish list of the Dead

         Saturday     David McKinney (11.00am)


Sacred Heart Church, Laytown Life in the Spirit Seminars 7 Thursday evenings start 
6.30pm-Mass 7pm Music and Speakers October 4th-November 15th. All Welcome.


The Year of Faith: Parish Renewal in Dunshaughlin- Culmullen Parish. Tuesday Nights 
7.30pm-9.20pm. From 16th October to 27th November. All welcome.


Mount St. Anne's Retreat & Conference Centre :

Meditation every Tuesday night 8 - 9pm (all welcome - no charge, donations welcome)

Art and Craft Class every Thursday night 8 - 10pm - bring along your knitting, crochet, stitching, etc and meet like-minded people to share ideas and have a chat. For further information or bookings, contact Catherine on 057-8626153 or by email: Fax:  057 86 26700   


Access Ratoath is a recently launched website for the community - giving you direct access to information on local businesses, services and clubs in Ratoath. Includes calendar of local events, after school activities calendar, links to all businesses and services etc. plus lots more. Find what you want, when you want it!

Beginners Hatha Yoga in The Yoga Room Ratoath. Starts Thursday 4th October at 12pm. 
€40 for 4 classes. To book a place or any questions please call Peter Walsh on 087 2406005.
Adult Literacy Classes are available for free, for adults who either left school early or who find themselves unemployed, who may wish to update their own skills in maths, reading, writing or spelling techniques or to help their children with homework. Classes are available locally at times to suit. Contact 01-8011787
Enjoyed the success of Irish boxers at the Olympics? Well if you did why not help in reviving the boxing club in Ratoath?. Urgently seeking  people interested in getting  the club up and running whether it be as a boxer/coach/administrator to contact Fergus O'Riordan @ 0876472747.
Ratoath Active Age: Meeting on Friday 5th October in Ratoath Community Centre from 
11.00am -1.00pm. All welcome.
Table Quiz - Ratoath Tennis Club are holding a table Quiz on Friday Oct 5th, 8.30pm at Ratoath GAA Club, Everybody Welcome, Table of 4 €40

Navan Rotary Club: Rotary Youth Leadership & Development Competition. Closing date: 9th October. All young people between the age of over 15 and under 18 on the 31st March 2013 are eligible through their school or youth organisation. More information and nomination form from and click on ‘Youth Leadership Competition’ or contact 087-2357896.

Ratoath Lotto results: 9,16,19,23 No Jackpot Winner. Next week’s jackpot is €4,000
Rathbeggan Parents Association is having a Race Night on Friday 19th October in An Sibin, Dunshaughlin at 8.00pm. If you would like to advertise in our booklet or buy a horse please contact Suzanne O’Dwyer on 087 2382909.
James Scully is having a celebration in Ratoath College on Wednesday next at 8.00pm
The Pope’s Intentions for October
General: That the new evangelisation may progress in the oldest Christian counties.
Mission: That the celebration of World Mission Day may result in a renewed commitment to evangelisation.

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