Lenten Project 2019 raised a magnificent €23,232.80. Thanks to all for this. On Thurs a L’Oeuvre d’Orient (1856) representative came to St Joseph’s to be presented with a €20,000 cheque. Pictures and other publicity of what your donations means to people of Iraq will be displayed. Remaining €3,232.80 is being kept for new hand-driers to be installed in the church toilets.
Pastoral Council on Mon 24 June 7.30 pm – all Ministries asked to have a rep present.
Parish Meeting: Sun 6 Oct, 1.30 pm in Hall
Summer Fair 23rd June: tombola tickets on sale again this weekend. Prizes received are excellent. See posters for a list of prizes. Tombola prizes are always welcome. This fundraising helps keep St Joseph’s going over the summer months. Ticket sellers deserved our thanks. Ticket Sales last week: €236.10
Notre Dame Cathedral: A fund for the restoration of Notre Dame after the fire on Monday of Holy Week has been opened at St Joseph’s.
Donations can still be made, and they will be forwarded to the Notre Dame. Total so far: €8,939.13
Collections 12 May : €3,345.93: ADP €221 ; La Quête : € 5 ; Lenten Project : €23,232.80
19 May Confirmation Food & Clothes Drive – ladies/Men/children’s clothes and shoes in good condition. Hygiene and non-perishable food items can be donated.
18th: YAM Shine Vigil Mass and Hall
Today, Post-Confirmation at 9.30 a.m.
Tues, 21st ACWO Spring Mass
Wed 22th Bible Study, 10.30 a.m.
Sun 26th Bible Reading 9.30 am– children
Sun 26th YAM Bible Challenge, 1.30 pm, Hall.
Tues 28th May ACWO Potluck 12 noon
Thurs 30 Ascension Mass: 11 am & 6.30 pm Exposition of Blessed Sacrament to 6.00 pm
Sat 1st CCD 1st Communion Rehearsal 3 p.m.
Sun 2nd Women’s Spirituality 1.30 pm in Hall
Sat 8th CCD 1st Communion, 11 am Mass
Sun 9th Confirmations, 3 p.m. Mass
Sun 9th CCD Thanksgiving Mass, 11 a.m.
Sun 23rd Summer Fair
Sun 23rd CCD Pre-Registration
Fri 28th Mass 7.30 pm: Feast of Sacred Heart. Thanksgiving for 150th Anniversary with Organ and Choir. Principal Thanksgiving Mass
September 22nd: Parish Information Day
Fatima Home Statue: During May, WAF [World Apostolate of Fatima] group ask that parishioners pray the Rosary at home with family and friends.
Fatima Home Statue may be booked on Sunday for one week, go to Bookstall in Reception area for collection and return. As Statue goes from home to home Mary’s request, “to pray a Rosary daily, especially for peace, while meditating on the Mysteries”, is being fulfilled.
Rosary is prayed each Saturday, 5.30 pm WAF meets on first Sat of each month.