Lenten Project 2018
Women’s Spirituality Ministry raised €260 from a Bake Sale. This was added to the total already raised. To bring the total to €27,000, a kind person donated the balance. What a blessed community effort and a blessing on all concerned at St Joseph’s and for St. Gemma’s School and Passionists in India.
Festival of Worship, Adoration, Rejoicing: today, Sun, 22nd April at 2 p.m. in Hall. Please come along and join in this spiritual event and enjoy also refreshments afterwards.
Confirmation News: Mgr. Denis Jachiet, Auxiliary Bishop of Paris, will meet CCD & Marymount Confirmation Candidates to review their letters, on Sat 5 May at 1O am at St Joseph’s. Parents of Candidates are asked to meet at St Joseph’s at 12.30 p.m. on 5th May to prepare for Confirmation Ceremony.
Collections 15th Apr: Masses: €3241.03 ADP €356. Lenten Project: €260; ADP €155.
Bible Study on Wed Mornings at 10.30 a.m.
Mass in Swahili, last Sunday raised €258.96 in a collection for St Joseph’s. Many thanks.
Baptism Preparation, 5th May at 11 a.m.
ACWO Potluck Lunch at St Joseph’s on Thurs. 26 Apr, 12 to 3 pm. Parishioners are invited.
Some Feasts this week: Wed: St Mark; Sat: St Louis de Montford.
Summer Fair, Sun. 3 June for St Joseph’s. Tombola Tickets go on sale at this weekend’s Masses. Thanks to all selling the tickets. Summer Fair is the annual fundraising event for St Joseph’s. This helps during the Summer when some are away and with one less weekend Mass. A Summer Fair Tombola prize or donation to purchase a prize, would be welcomed.
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. The event is held every two years and is a network of parishes catering for English-speaking people in European countries. The Pastoral Council will meet the group on Tues, 8th May at 5 pm.
CCD First Holy Communion REHEARSAL on Sat 5th May at 3.00 p.m.
Fatima Bring & Share on Sun, 13 May, 1.30 pm in Hall. Bring a dish for a shared lunch; talk will be given on rosary as a prayer for conversion of Russia. Rosary Procession will end session.
YAM Shine Evening, Sat. 16 June after 6.30 Vigil Mass. More information will follow.
IMPORTANT DATE IN MAY FOR YOUR DIARY:
On Sunday May 27 at 12.30 p.m. Mass you are invited to the GOLDEN JUBLLEE Mass of FATHER FRANCIS, followed by a reception in the Hall. Please join in this event, if possible.
Feast of Ascension, Thursday 10th May: Two Masses: 11 a.m. & 6.30 p.m.