Friday, May 14, 2010

Some of the Lastest News of Our Parish

seeing your life through the lens of the gospels Luke 24:46-53
The Ascension of Jesus was an important growth point for the disciples. Jesus would be with them in a different way from now on. Painful though it was, it was necessary for them to let go of his physical presence and adjust to the new reality. Perhaps you have known similar transition points in your own life. In particular Jesus invited them to be witnesses to the good news of forgiveness. Recall people who have been witnesses to you of forgiveness and reconciliation. What effect did they have on your life? Have you been able to be a witness to the good news of forgiveness in your life? John Byrne OSA (Intercom)

The Gospel of Luke
You have got the Book—now come to know it better!
Join us for the quiet, informal and informative reflection on the Gospel of Luke every second Thursday.
Rathcoole Church at 7..30pm See Notice Board for the next date.

Today Sunday 16th May is the National Famine Commemoration Day Sunday 16th May: We pray for the millions who died or were forced to emigrate at the time of the Irish Famine. We also remember that almost one in six of the world’s people do not have enough food to eat today.

Holy Communion
Every good blessing go to those who are celebrating the sacraments of Confirmation and First Holy Communion during the month of May. Especially, we pray for the children of St. Mary’s N.S. Saggart this weekend

Commissioning of Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist for Saggart, Rathcoole and Brittas
We invite current extraordinary ministers of the Eucharist serving Saggart, Rathcoole and Brittas to a Re-commissioning Ceremony during the 12.15pm Mass in the Church of the Holy Family, Rathcoole on Pentecost Sunday 23rd May 2010. We are delighted that a number of new Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist will also be commissioned on that day.
If there are any Parishioners who would be interested in becoming
an Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist,
could they contact Sr. Margaret (086-3467425)
or Sean, our Parish Pastoral Worker (087-0540695)
as soon as possible.

The Blessing of the Graves
For your diary! The Blessing of the Graves will be as follows
Saggart on Sunday 4th July
Bohernabreena on Sunday 20th June
Newcastle on Sunday 13th June

Mass for the Deceased and Past Employees
of the Swiftbrook Papers Mills
Will be held on Sunday 23rd May 2010 at 11.00 am in Saggart Church.
Refreshments afterwards in the Heritage Centre. All are welcome.

COUNSELLING NEARBY
In need of a listening ear?
Perhaps talking to a Counsellor would help?
IACP Accredited Counsellors (male and female) are available
Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm at 3 Pairc Mhuire, Saggart, Co. Dublin.
Contact: 087 2824203.

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