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Parish Bulletin 29th July 2018
Holy Trinity Church, Ratoath 29 July 2018 01 8256207 " * This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Opening hours for the Parish Office: 10.00am – 1.00pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday [[ Eucharistic Adoration on Wednesdays from 10.00am to 10.00pm. All are welcome. Holy Hour in the Nursing Home chapel on Monday and Friday evenings at 7.30pm. All Welcome Please pray for the Repose of the Souls of: Mae McKiernan (Aughavas, Co. Leitrim) sister of Josephine Reilly (Rathbeggan) who died during the week. May she rest in peace. Congratulations to Darren Ellis (Kilbrew), Rian Burke (Jamestown Park), Ella Arthur (Milltree Park), Cora Kelly (Rackenstown) and Daniel Donnelly (Glascarn Lane) who were baptised recently. The sick and the housebound will be attended to in their homes on Thursday and Friday this week. [[ The Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock takes place on 12th August. The Main Celebrant and Preacher will be Bishop Michael Smith and the choir taking part is the Meath Diocesan Choir. Confessions 11.00am to 5.00pm, Anointing of the Sick 2.30pm, Pilgrimage Mass at 3.00pm followed by Benediction, Rosary Procession to the Shrine and Blessing of Religious Objects. A bus to Knock will leave Dunshaughlin Church at 8.00 am and Dunboyne Church at 8.20 am. To book a seat on the bus, please contact May Tuite 087 133 4872 or Peggy Thornton 087 784 6455 Please pray for all those who will take part in the Croagh Patrick pilgrimage on this Reek Sunday. It has been undertaken for over 1500 years. Reek Sunday 2018 will be one of the last national Church events before the start of the World Meeting of Families 2018 in Ireland on 21 – 26 August next. On Sunday 26th August (the day Pope Francis celebrates Mass in the Phoenix Park) there will be no 11.00am or 12.15pm Mass. There will be a 9.00am Mass. Tickets for the Phoenix Park on 26th August: Would anyone who has unwanted tickets give them to May Tuite for distribution. 01- 8250139 or 087-1334872 Also organisers of the World Meeting of Families have appealed to parishes to return any unused tickets to celebrate Mass with Pope Francis in the Phoenix Park. It comes as unprecedented demand for places continues even after all tickets have been allocated. 29 July Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 5 Aug Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 7. 7.00pm Patrick & Wardie O’Sullivan 7. 7.00pm Jimmy Ralph Conor Fogarty Liam McLoughlin 1 9.00am 1 9.00am 1 11.00am Roddy Connolly (Month’s Memory) 1 11.00am Molly & Frank Maher 1 12.15pm Jackie O’Sullivan 1 12.15pm Monday Special Intention Tuesday Special Intention Wednesday Michael Connelly Thursday Special Intention Friday Mass for all those on the Parish List of the Dead Saturday No morning Mass Lough Derg 2018: The Three Day Pilgrimage continues until Monday 13th August. Advance booking is not necessary. The Lough Derg team can help you to co-ordinate public transport or link up with Pilgrimage Organisers in your locality, phone Lorraine on 071 9861518 (from NI +353) email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it GAA Lotto results....nos drawn: 2,12,13,20 no jackpot winner .... €50 winners: Patrick Malone, Syddan & Margaret Farrelly. Draw in Ratoath Inn next week on Monday 30th July ASK Group Ratoath are running a talk on Understanding Autism with guest speaker Adam Harris from at The Venue Theatre, Ratoath on Tuesday 11th September at 8pm. Tickets are €5 and are available from: Lorraine-086 8207691; Colette-087 7586646; Paula-087 9344161 OFFICIAL FAMILY PRAYER FOR WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES 2018 God, our Father, we are brothers and sisters in Jesus your Son, One family, in the Spirit of your love. Bless us with the joy of love. Make us patient and kind, gentle and generous, welcoming to those in need. Help us to live your forgiveness and peace. Protect all families with your loving care, Especially those for whom we now pray: [We pause and remember family members and others by name]. Increase our faith, Strengthen our hope, Keep us safe in your love, Make us always grateful for the gift of life that we share. This we ask, through Christ our Lord, Amen Mary, mother and guide, pray for us. Saint Joseph, father and protector, pray for us. Saints Joachim and Anne, pray for us. Saints Louis and Zélie Martin, pray for us. ***************************************************************************** It has been announced that Fairyhouse Racecourse will be one of a number of park-and- ride hubs set up for people who are to attend the Mass with Pope Francis on Sunday 26th August in the Phoenix Park. As a result there will be no 11.00am or 12.15pm Mass in the parish that day. Public transport to the Phoenix from Fairyhouse Racecourse will be free for people who have tickets for the Phoenix Park Mass. Lough Derg: One day retreat Saturday 1st Sept. No fasting or walking barefoot. For further information contact Stella at 0851677325 before 15th August

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