Church Notices – St. Mary’s 17th December, 2017


Church Notices – St. Mary’s 17th December, 2017

Christmas Schedule

  • Today is the 3rd Sunday of Advent. Weekday Masses will be at 8.00 a.m. and 10.00 a.m.
  • We are looking for volunteers to deliver the Christmas Parish Schedule. Even if you can deliver to part of your Estate it would be most helpful. Please call into the Sacristy after Mass to collect a bundle. We are most grateful to all those who helped pack and distribute the envelopes.
  • The Society of St Vincent de Paul wish to thank all who contributed to their Annual Collection last week. The amount collected was €13,717. This money will go directly to helping those in need in Maynooth. Your generosity is very much appreciated.
  • Polish Carol Service will take place here in St Mary’s this afternoon at 3.00 p.m. All welcome.
  • St Joseph’s Young Priests Society will meet in the Parochial House on Wednesday evening at 8.00 p.m.
  • Bible Study Group will meet on Thursday next at 8.00 p.m. in the Parochial House.
  • School of the Word – Fr Kieran O’Mahony O.S.A will return to our Parish on Thursday, 25th January for an 8-week course on Paul’s Letter to Romans.
  • The 8 sessions on consecutive Thursday evenings will be held in our new Parish Centre, 7.30 – 9.00pm.
  • An Invitation to come and see our Live Crib!

The Crib will be constructed on Christmas Eve (next Sunday) and parishioners are invited to view the crib from 4.30pm until 7pm. All children attending the 5pm Children’s Mass on Christmas Eve are invited to come along as shepherds or angels. This year a special collection will take place to support the work of Brother Kevin who runs the Capuchin Day Centre for the Homeless in Dublin.

First Collection: €1,881          PARISH COLLECTIONS

(support of Diocesan Priests)    Family Envelope & Standing Orders: €2,289

St Vincent de Paul: €13,717