Sun. 2 – Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord in the Temple. This is also Candlemass Day when we remember Simeon in the Temple who recognided Christ as “a light to reveal God to the nations”. Candles will be blessed at all Masses.
Mon. 3 – Feast of St. Blaise Bishop and Martyr. St. Blaise is the Patron for sore throats. The blessing of throats will take place before and after the 8.00 Mass and after the 10.00 Mass.
Mon. 3 – 20.00 – Finance Committee Meeting – Parochial House.
Tues. 4 – 19.30 – Ceremony of Light for Gaelscoil Ui Fhiaich Confirmation Candidates in St. Mary’s Church
Wed. 5 – 11.00 – Confirmation Ceremony for Boys – Bishop Ray Field will confirm the boys from St. Mary’s Boys’ National School and Educate Together in St. Mary’s Church.
Thurs. 6 – 11.00 – Confirmation Ceremony for Girls – Bishop Ray Field will confirm the girls from the Presentation Girls’ School and Educate Together in St. Mary’s Church
Fri. 7 – First Friday – the 8.00 a.m. and 10.00 a.m. Masses will be offered for those whose names are entered on the Altar List of the Dead.
Tues. 11 – 10.00- World Day of Prayer for Sick which is celebrated each year on the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. The 10.00 Mass will be offered for the sick people in our parish.
Tues. 11 – 11.00 – Confirmation Ceremony for Gael Scoil Ui Fhiaich Fr. Donal Roche will confirm the children in St. Mary’s Church.
Sun. 16 – 10.00 – Do This in Memory Mass – for all the children of the schools of the Parish who are preparing for First Holy Communion this year. This mass will take place in St. Mary’s Church.
Sun. 16 – Accord is the Catholic Marriage Counselling Service. The Annual Collection for Accord will be taken up at all Masses today replacing the SHARE Collection.
Sun. 16 – After 18.00 Mass there will be a short meeting in the Church for anyone interested in developing the Sunday evening Mass as a young peoples Mass.