At a Glance …
EASTER OFFERING: Thank you to all of you who returned the Easter Offering envelope. The Easter Offering goes to support the priests of the Diocese (including the priests of our own parish) both working and retired. We are completely reliant on your kindness and generosity. A big thank you for your continued support of us through these difficult economic times. Easter Offering envelopes are available from the back of the church and can be returned to the sacristy or the parish office at any time.
EASTER THANKS: On behalf of all the parish a big thank you to all who have prepared and celebrated our liturgies from Ash Wednesday through to Easter Sunday.
COME HOLY SPIRIT – TOUCH OUR HEART: In thanksgiving for the Blessings of Easter and in preparation for Pentecost, a series of six Scripture Sessions will take place on Thursdays in Kilian House Family Centre 10:45 – 11:45am, starting 27th April and ending 1st June. Each session is based on a reading of the Gospel for the following Sunday, explanation, discussion and some suggestions for further prayer during the week. All are welcome.
FAMILY FUN DAY. Greystones Tidy Towns is holding it’s annual Family Fun Day on Bank Holiday Monday 1st May in Burnaby Park from 11:00am – 5:00 pm.
NEW CHRISTIANS We welcome anyone who joined our community through the waters of Baptism recently.
SPREAD THE WORD: A Thriving, Vibrant Community Matters – Support Our Advertisers on the back page of the newsletter! Thank you.
All this news and more, available and in detail on the Parish Information Sheet
Reflections On The Passion
Social, Hobby and Craft Afternoon
|May 7, 2017; 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm.|
Come and join in this initiative to share a skill, pick up a new hobby or simply find a friend.
Next gathering is on Sunday May 7th from 3-5.30pm, in Kilian House Family Centre. (Note extended duration!)
This is the last one for the season… so be sure to come along!
Bring your craft or hobby items and let’s see what can happen! A great afternoon is had by all with a cuppa in hand too!
Read on to see the list to date – this will grow as we gather together and explore and share our talents…
A great time was had by all at other sessions – see lots of photos here.
Children’s Liturgy of the Word
The Family Mass Choir sing at this mass except on the last Sunday of the month when Solstice the Gospel Choir sing.
Please encourage your younger family members to join in.
The Pope’s Prayer Intentions for 2017
Starting in 2017 the Pope will present only one prepared prayer intention per month, rather than the two presented before this year.
He plans, however, to add a second prayer intention each month related to current events or urgent needs, like disaster relief. The urgent prayer request will help mobilize prayer and action related to the urgent situation.
Read on to see those monthly prayer intentions.
Preparation Programme for Sacraments of First Communion and Confirmation 2016-17
Preparation for Baptism
The purpose of the preparation programme is to support parents in reflecting on the significant step they are taking in bring their child to be baptised into the Christian Community.
Want to Pray With Pope Francis? Now There’s an App for That!
The Pope now has a mobile application called Click To Pray for his worldwide prayer network.
The app invites you to pray together with millions of others around the world for the Pope’s monthly prayer intentions which address current challenges facing humanity.