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Parish Bulletin 1st February 2015

Holy Trinity Church, Ratoath

01 February2015

        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. Gerry   



Eucharistic Adoration on Wednesdays from 10.00am to 10.00pm


Congratulations to Chloe Murray (Somerville) and Amber’lee McKeever (Foxlodge Woods) who were

baptised recently.


Please pray for Jim Brady (Cavan), brother of Des Brady (Big Lagore) and Francis O’Brien (Leitrim), brother of Gabriel O’Brien (Ennistown) who died during the week. May they rest in peace.


The sick and the housebound will be attended to on Thursday and Friday of this week.


The blessing of throats on the Feast of St. Blaise will take place on Tuesday morning after the 9.45am Mass


Envelope Collection for weekending 16th & 25th January €1,991.01.

Many thanks for your continued support and generosity


A meeting of the Board of Management of Ratoath Junior National School will take place in the Parish Pastoral Centre on this Monday 2nd February at 7.30pm


A meeting of the Board of Management of St. Paul’s National School will take place on Tuesday 3rd February at 4.30pm.


The Priory Institute: Theology Matters. Join our enthusiastic student community and study theology from home or in class. Application deadline is 23rd February. Phone 01-4048124 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit


Medjugorje pilgrimages: 7 nights apartment B&B, airport transport, flight and pilgrimage programme for €550 per person sharing on 13th, 15th and 20th April 2015. Contact 01 44 34510 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to make your booking. Call for other dates in April, May & Sept




0  01 Feb

    Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

08 Feb

     Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

7. 7.00pm             

John Redmond

Hugh Muldoon & deceased members

of the family

7. 7.00pm

Louise Kelly

1  9.00am    

Ita Doran

1  9.00am

Eugene & Ronnie Brannigan

1 11.00am    

Winnie & Pud Mahon

Seamus Murphy

1  11.00am

John Brazil (Months Memory)

Al Maroney

1 12.15pm    

Pauline Lynch

Fergus Haverty

1  12.15pm

Michael Eiffe

Tom Everard

Patrick & Mazie Kennedy

Martin Kerrigan





Monday          Molloy Family                  Tuesday        Special Intention   

Wednesday    Vincent Barrett                  Thursday      Tommy McQuillen                                      Friday            Mass for all those on the Parish List of the Dead

Saturday        No morning Mass


               Dates for your Diary  -  February to May  2015


Third “Do This in Memory of Me” Masses          14th/15th February


Ash Wednesday – Lent begins                               18th February


First Confessions    Ratoath Junior National School   26th February and 5th March

                            Rathbeggan National School        11th March

                            St. Paul’s National School            12th March


Confirmation Preparation Masses                           7th/8th March


Fourth “Do This in Memory of Me” Masses          21st/ 22nd March


Holy Week begins on Palm Sunday                              29th March


Easter Triduum                                                2nd to 4th April


Easter Sunday                                                            5th April


Confirmation - Ceremonies at 11.00am and 3.00pm     24th April  


First Communion     St Paul’s National School             9th May


                                Ratoath Junior National School   16th May


                                Rathbeggan National School        23rd May


Cemetery Sunday – ceremony begins at 3.00pm         24th May


Ratoath Musical Society   "FIDDLER ON THE ROOF" rehearsals are starting!!

Rehearsals will start on Tuesday 3rd Feb at 8pm in the Venue Theatre.  New members are always welcome, particularly MEN. We rehearse twice a week, Tuesday and Thursday from 8-10pm and the show will be staged from April 28th – May 2nd 2015.  We hope to see you there.


Ratoath Community Centre in association with Louth/Meath Education Training Board will run Craft & Needlework courses in the Centre commencing on Mon 23rd February.   These are 8 week courses and cost €30 per person – places are limited.  For information on the courses contact the Community Centre on 01/6895600.

Our Daffodil Centres across Dublin (Beaumont, Mater Misericordiae, St. James, St. Vincents, Tallaght and The Hermitage Lucan) are currently recruiting new volunteers to add to their teams. This includes volunteers for our new centre which is due to open in St. Luke’s Rathgar after Easter 2015. We’re looking for volunteers to support the Daffodil Centre Nurse by welcoming visitors and showing them the range of information available. Cherine McGuinness  Daffodil CentreAdministrator Irish Cancer Society, 43/45 Northumberland Rd, Dublin This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  National Cancer Helpline Freefone 1800 200 700

Ratoath Men's Shed continues to meet every Tuesday morning at 11 am in Ratoath Parish Pastoral Centre. Call in for a chat and coffee. Guest  speakers. Tel 087-2596753 for further details.

Ratoath GAA presents its 2015 Cheltenham Preview Night on Tue. 24th Feb. in clubhouse In conjunction with Paddy Power we are pleased to announce a panel of Irish sports legends, Barry Geraghty, SharkHanlon, Gordon Elliott, along with a host of others Admission €20, includes 10€ free Paddy Power bet - complimentary Finger Food on the night, from 8pm.  GAA Lotto results  5,6,12 & 25. No Jackpot winner. Next week’s draw in Auld Stand on Monday next.

“Auschwitz cries out with the pain of immense suffering and pleads for a future of respect, peace and encounter among people”        Pope Francis tweet during the week


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