Today is Mission Sunday. Let us pray for Missionaries everywhere and do all we can to support and encourage them.
St Paul of the Cross, Founder of Passionists was beautifully honoured in Praise & Worship in the Church last Sunday afternoon. The total raised by donations was € 1,526.
SVdP Food & Clothes donations after Sunday morning Masses last Sunday morning fully filled a car and raised a wonderful €735.96
Parish Pastoral Council Mon. 16 Oct at 8 p.m. Full agenda occupied our time reviewing past events and the planning of future leading to acceptance of A PARISH GENERAL MEETING to be held in St Joseph’s Hall on Sunday, 28th January 2018 at 1.30 p.m. with a brown bag lunch suggested. At this a Parish Financial Report will be presented; funding of window replacements and work on the street ‘grille’ will need attention; with over 200 CCD students, we can examine use of available space; reduction to two Passionist priests at St Joseph’s since 2016; longer-term planning for our Mission; a committee is being formed to prepare 150th Anniversary (2019) marking the opening of St Joseph’s Church in 1869. Other items for General Meeting will be welcomed. Please put date into your agenda.
Marc-Frédéric Indorf, on 12th Nov after 12.30 p.m. Mass, will offer a music recital for 20 minutes. If possible, please be present to pay tribute to Marc after 10 years with us.
Men’s Spirituality Group on Sat 28 Oct. 9 am.
Marriage Course: Tues at 8 pm.
Collection 15th Oct.: € 1,991.39; ADP: € 257
Post-Confirmation Group, 19 Nov. 9.30 a.m.
Mon: St Joh Paul II; Sat: Ss. Simon & Jude.
2017–2018 Dates for your Calendar:
- Bible Study, Wed 25 Oct, 10.30 a.m.
- Pilgrimage to La Salette 27-29 Oct.
- Feast of All Saints, 1 Nov. Mass at 11 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.
- Feast of All Souls, 2 Nov. Mass at 8.30 a.m. 7.30 p.m. Altar List of Dead box from this weekend
- Visit to SVdP at Le Pecq, 25th
- Christmas Carol Service & Pageant at 3 pm on Sun 10 Dec.
- Confirmation Retreat, 27 Jan 2018. Enrolment Mass, 11 am, 28 Jan.
- Parish General Meeting: 28 Jan 1.30
- St Joseph’s Summer Fair 3 June, ‘18
Please remember Fr Brendan Ashe, C.P. who has died. In the past he served at St Joseph’s.
Parish Rosary each Sat. at 5.30 p.m.