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Parish Bulletin 13th November 2016


Holy Trinity Church, Ratoath


13 November 16


        01 8256207


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Opening hours for the Parish Office: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 9.30a.m. – 4.00p.m.





Eucharistic Adoration: Every Wednesday 10:00 am. until 10.00 pm. All welcome. 



Holy Hour: In the Nursing Home Chapel on Monday and Friday evening at 7.30pm. All welcome




Please pray for Geraldine O’Reilly (Meadowbank Hill) who died during the week. May she rest in peace.



The Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy will conclude on Sunday 20th November with the closure of the Holy Door in Rome by Pope Francis. Holy Doors in local churches will close on this Sunday 13th November. Bishop Smith will celebrate the 11.00am Mass on that day in St. Mary's Church, to give thanks for the many graces of this Holy Year.



Advent Day of Recollection for young women age 18-35, on November 26th, 2pm to 8pm at the Dominican Priory, Glentworth St. Limerick. Join the Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia and Father John Walsh, O.P. for spiritual conferences, Eucharistic Adoration and confession.  Dinner & discussion.   Please RSVP by 20th November to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 061-311728. Donation €15 requested.



This week-end we welcome the boys and girls from Sixth Class who are preparing for Confirmation next May. As part of their Confirmation programme they will be accompanied by their parents at either the 7.00pm on Saturday or the 11.00am or 12.15 Mass on Sunday.





The sheets and envelopes for the Lists of the Dead are available at the back of the church Please return completed lists to the box at the back of the church as soon as possible.  All our dead are remembered in our Masses during the month of November and on the first Fridays of every month.







13 Nov

Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

20 Nov

The Feast of Christ the King

7. 7.00pm

John Mulvaney

Patrick & Mary Moore

Deceased members of Shevlin & Joyce Families

Louise Kelly & deceased members of Kelly

& O’ Reilly Families

Audrey Kearney

7.  7.00pm

Edward Murphy

Johnnie & Mary O’Brien

John McEnroe & deceased members of the family

Gerry Keogh

1   9.00am    

Anthony & Mary O’Boyle

Bras Volpi

1   9.00

Paddy Regan

1  11.00am   

Patrick, Brigid, Pat & Nancy Mulvaney

1  11.00am

Attracta Donnelly

Derek Walker & deceased members of the Walker & Kenny families


Jack & Maggie Donnelly

Michael & Alice Hatch

Margaret & Thomas Campbell & deceased members of the family

Deceased members of The Dehaene Family

1  12.15pm

Anthony Donohue

Mary White

Michael Ryder



Tuesday      Deceased members of the Legion of Mary           
Saturday    Michael McDonald  (Mass in the Nursing Home at 11.00am). 


Ashbourne and Donaghmore Bethany Bereavement Group Annual Remembrance Service on Sunday 20th November at 7.00pm in the Church of the Immaculate Conception Ashbourne. All welcome.



Annual SVP Christmas Collection 10th – 11th December at the weekend Masses.


If anyone needs help please call 087 987 5641 in strictest confidence



Anam Cara, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding its next monthly Parent Evening on Wednesday 16th of November from 19:30 to 21:00 in B.A.S.E, Brackenstown Road, Swords, Co. Dublin. This event is open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether the death was recent or not.




The Miscarriage Association of Ireland will hold it's Annual Service of Remembrance on Sunday the 13th November at 3pm in St Teresa's Church, Donore Avenue, off South Circular Road, Dublin 8.       All parents, siblings, grandparents & anyone affected by the loss of a baby are very welcome to attend


Free Aspersers Support Group & Youth Club. Every Saturday 11am - 1pm. Castleknock Community Centre. Tel: 0868204663. Web:



MGM - Maloney/Gallagher/Mulligan Academy of Irish dance. Classes resuming for children of all ages every Monday in Ratoath Scouts Club at 4.30pm. Contact Marcus Maloney for more details 086 3168792 or find us on Facebook - MGMAcademy. Children 4+ and all levels welcome.



Meath Archaeological and Historical Society lecture: “Daniel Beaufort - A Man of Many Parts" by Dr Robert O'Byrne (Irish Georgian Society). St Mary's Church of Ireland, Navan at 7.30pm on 17th November


All welcome. Inquiries to J. Clancy, PRO, tel 01 8259438;



Grounds Maintenance persons (2) required in Dunshaughlin. These are Community Employment positions where eligibility is generally confined to persons on an Irish Social Welfare payment for one year or more and over 25 years old.  For further information please contact Dunboyne Community Employment on 01-8252864 or 087-2626727 or email 
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Meath Later life Network wishes to invite you to a morning of information sharing and interaction for people aged 55 and over in Meath. The Venue Theatre Ratoath on Friday 25th  November at 11am. Find out about Meath Later life Network and discuss how to make Meath more age friendly.  Places are limited therefore booking is essential.  Contact Fiona on 046-9280790 for more information and to book your place. 
Dunshaughlin Players Drama Group will be presenting their 'Comedy at the Arch' in The Arch Bar, Dunshaughlin on Thursday 17th to Saturday 19th November at 8 pm. Phone or text for tickets on 085 8368873
It is proposed to set up a Special Olympics Club in Dunshaughlin. Volunteers/Athletes who would like to be involved should contact Nicky Hammil on  087-9453836.
Healthcare vacancies in Co. Meath: Are you over 21and on a Social Welfare payment for 12 months? You may be eligible to join Community Employment to work (19.5 hours per week) and train as a Care Assistant with Navan EDP CLG.  Enquiries: Danny @ 0469071938/ 0863470263’.
“Warrenstown Remembered”. A gathering and book launch commemorating the history of Warrenstown College (Colaiste na bhFiann) on Saturday 27th November beginning with Mass at 2.00pm followed by the launch and reception at 3.00pm. All are welcome to attend.




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