Important Confirmation News: Mgr. Denis Jachiet, Auxiliary Bishop of Paris, will visit St Joseph’s for first time on Sat, 5th May to meet CCD & Marymount Candidates to review their letters. Due to School holidays this date is not ideal, but after the death of Mgr. Fleischmann, may we begin a long relationship with Bishop Denis. Parents of Candidates are asked to meet at St Joseph’s at 12.30 pm on 5 May to prepare for the Confirmation Ceremony, [Pentecost 20 May at 3 p.m.]
Saturday, 5th May:
10.00 a.m. Feed the Homeless
10.00 a.m. Confirmation Candidates
11.00 a.m. Mass
11.30 a.m. Baptism Preparation
11.30 a.m. Confirmation Candidates
12.30 p.m. Confirmation Parents
3.00 p.m. Holy Communion Rehearsal
5.00 p.m. Confessions
6.30 p.m. Vigil Mass
Sunday, 6th May: Mass: 9.30 a.m.; 11.00 a.m.; 12.30 p.m.; 6.30 p.m. Baptisms at 1.30 p.m.
Parish Office closed on Tues. 1st May
Festival of Worship, Adoration, Rejoicing, last Sunday was beautiful. Donations: €204.04
Collections 22 Apr.: Masses: €2,627.79; ADP €221. Thanks for your support of St Joseph’s.
Rosary each Sat at 5.30 p.m. at the Statue of Our Lady of Fatima. A Shrine of Our Lady of Sorrows now in St Joseph’s Garden.
Month of May Bible Study: Wed Mornings at 10.30 a.m. on 9th and 23rd May.
ACWO Potluck Lunch at St Joseph’s on Thurs. 26 Apr, 12 to 3 pm. was a social and culinary event that was appreciated by all present.
Summer Fair, Sun. 3 June for St Joseph’s. Tombola Tickets on sale this weekend. Thanks to all selling the tickets. Summer Fair is the annual fundraising event for St Joseph’s. A Summer Fair Tombola prize or donation for a prize, would be welcomed. Tickets so far: €387
Welcome back to CCD on 6th May.
Symposium of Pastors of English-speaking parishes in Europe will be hosted by St Joseph’s, 7 – 9 May. Pastoral Council will meet the group on Tues, 8th May at 5 pm.
Fatima Bring & Share on Sun, 13 May, 1.30 pm in Hall. Bring a dish for shared lunch; talk will be given on rosary; Rosary Procession to end.
YAM Shine Evening, Sat. 16 June after 6.30 Vigil Mass. More information will follow.
IMPORTANT DATE FOR YOUR DIARY:
Sunday May 27, you are invited to 12.30 pm Mass to celebrate the GOLDEN JUBILEE of FATHER FRANCIS, followed by a Hall reception.
Feast of Ascension, Thursday 10th May: Two Masses: 11 a.m. & 6.30 p.m.
Feasts this week: Mon: Pope St Pius V; Tues: St Joseph the Worker; Wed: St Athanasius; Thurs: St Philip and James.
Please pray for Passionist Provincial Chapter soon starting in USA. Fr Francis will attend.