150th Anniversary Thanksgiving Dates
On Ascension Thursday, 30th May, Exposition of Blessed Sacrament after 11 a.m. Mass until 6.30 pm Mass.
First Communion Mass, 8 June, children will pray together a beautiful prayer that has been specially prepared.
Confirmation Mass, 9 Jun, Thanksgiving petition of Prayer of Faithful.
Feast of Sacred Heart, 28 June, 7.30 pm Mass in Thanksgiving. Organ and choir.
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: €430
Notre Dame Cathedral: A fund for the restoration of Notre Dame Donations so far total: €8,939.13
Collections 12 May : €3,281.52 : ADP €742 ; La Quête : € 12.
19 May Confirmation Food & Clothes Drive – ladies/Men/children’s clothes and shoes as well as hygiene products had a great response. Many thanks to all concerned.
Breaking News: Negotiations begun to restore parvis ‘Grille’ to working order. Estimates will be published.
Sun 26th Bible Reading for children – 9.30 am
Sun 26th YAM Bible Challenge, 1.30 pm, Hall.
Wed 29th Bible Study at 10.30 a.m.
Thurs, 30th Ascension Thursday: 2 Masses 11 am & 6.30 pm [Holyday]
Exposition of Blessed Sacrament: from after 11 am Mass until 6.30 pm Evening Mass.
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 16th Post-Confirmation Group 9.30 a.m.
Sun 23rd Summer Fair & Food fest 10 am-3pm
Sun 23rd CCD Pre-Registration at Summer Fair
Mon 24th Pastoral Council 7.30 p.m.
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
Oct 6th Parish General Meeting, Hall, 1.30 pm
Oct 10th RCIA begins at 8.00 p.m.
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.