CCD ‘Pop-Up’ office near front door is the weekend office. ‘Glass’ Reception Office is for CCD use on Sunday morning
Marriage Preparation Course began last Tuesday 8 pm. It is a great blessing to have couples preparing for Matrimony with such a serious intent and interest. The course continues this Tuesday, 16th Oct at 8 p.m.
RCIA 2018 – 2019 on Thurs welcomed Adult Candidates for Sacraments at the Easter Vigil 2019. This too reveals the action of the Holy Spirit in our midst.
Collections 30 Sept : € 3, 874.33;
ADP: € 208; La Quête: € 25.
Young Adult Ministry: Sun. 21 Oct at 1.30 p.m. in Hall on The Way [Compostela]
Feasts this week: Mon: St Thérèse of Avila Tues: St Margaret Mary; Wed: St Ignatius of Antioch; Thurs: St Luke; Friday: Saint Paul of the Cross, Founder of the Passionists. A blessing with his relic after 8.30 a.m. Mass.
Bible Study Wed. 17 Oct. at 10.30 am.
Baptism Preparation on Sat 3 Nov at 11 a.m.
Masses at St Joseph’s are online: click on ‘Follow Mass Here’ or ‘stjoeparis.com’ on YouTube to see live or recorded.
Bible Reading, 4- 6-year-olds today, at 9.30 am. Mass this Sunday.
Our Lady of Fatima Celebration 13 Oct.:
17.30 Rosary Procession to Garden
18.30 Vigil Mass
19.30 Bring and Share dinner in Hall
20.30 Talk by Fr Des Farren
21.30 Question and Answer session
22.00 Final Blessing and clean up.
During October the praying of the Rosary is encouraged as we honour Mary.
Pastoral Council Meets 22 Oct at 7.30 pm. All Ministries are asked to have at least one person present to assist with planning. The reduction in the Passionist Community opens up new possibilities. Next month I hope to begin “conversations” with parishioners on the present and the future of St Joseph’s, as we prepare for our 150 Anniversary in 2019.
Mission Sunday will be celebrated in all parishes next Sunday, 21st October.
Feast of All Saints, Thurs. 1st November: 11.00 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.
Feast of All Souls, Fri 2nd November: 8.30 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. A box for names for the Altar List of the Dead will be available next week.
Post-Confirmation Group this Sun at 9.30 a.m.
Passionist General Chapter continues in Rome.
CCD will not be with us during the Toussaint break – you will be missed on Sun mornings.