At a Glance …

NEW CHRISTIANS: We welcome All who joined our community through the waters of Baptism recently.

REGISTRATION FOR PREPARATION FOR FIRST COMMUNION OR CONFIRMATION IN 2018: Registration for the preparation programme for these Sacraments in 2018 is now open on our website and closes on the 30th of September 2017.

ECUMENICAL ALPHA COURSE: We are running a joint course with the Church of Ireland in Newcastle. The course will be hosted by Fr. John Daly and the Rev. William Bennett.  It begins on September 20th in Church of Ireland Parish Centre in Newcastle at 8pm. See further details. ALL WELCOME.

PROCLAMING GOD’S WORD: We are looking for people from our parish to become proclaimers of God’s Word as we gather on a Sunday morning. Please contact the office.

Fr. SEAN MCGOVERN VISIT: will celebrate 11am mass on Sun 24th Sept.

PREPARATION FOR THE FEAST OF CHRIST THE KING OF THE UNIVERSE. A series of eight sessions to examining how Jesus Christ describes himself as recorded in St. John’s Gospel will take place in Kilian House Family Centre, starting on Tue. 26th Sept. from 10.40-12.00pm. All welcome.

THE HOLY ROSARY CHOIR is looking for new members to join them. Call musical Director Louise at 0858801466 or Chairman Tony at 0872442818. See further details here.

GREYSTONES FOLK CHOIR Practice takes place for Greystones Folk Choir on Tuesdays at 8.15 pm in Killian Family Centre. New members welcome. Further details from Jo Leonard. 086 6051294

SOUP AND SANDWICHES lunches resume on Tuesday, 19th September in St. Patrick’s Swann Hall at 12.30 until 2pm and HOLY ROSARY SOUP & SANDWICHES will be back in Kilian House Family Centre on Wed. 27 September between 12.15 & 2pm. Join us for good food and a friendly atmosphere. Donation €5. Proceeds go to local charities.

THE WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES has invited thousands of volunteers to join them for the once-in-a-generation event. There are various ways to become involved… check out their websiteRegistration for tickets to attend the event is open also. For more information on all aspects of the programme see

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 further detail on the Parish Information Sheet

Social, Hobby and Craft Afternoon

October 1, 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 Oct 1st from 3-5.30pm, in Kilian House Family Centre. (Note extended duration!)

This is the first one following the summer break… 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.

All Welcome!

Changes to Weekday Celebrations in Holy Rosary Church

As Fr. Denis is just back from a bout of ill health and Fr. Gerry is still unwell and unable to work in the parish at the moment there are a number of changes to weekday celebrations in Holy Rosary. These will be announced weekly.

  • Monday: there will be no celebrations
  • Tuesday and Thursday: a Service of Word celebrated at 10am.
  • Wednesday and Friday: Mass will be celebrated at 10am.

Thank you for your cooperation and support and please pray for speedy recovery of Fr. Denis and Fr. Gerry.

Looking forward to you joining us in prayer.

Weekday Mass Times in the Pastoral Area

Call for Volunteers to help with Irish Wheelchair Association Collection

We have our regular volunteers that help out every year but there is a shortage for some areas throughout Wicklow. We really need your help…

The dates we have a permit for collection in Wicklow is 26th and 27th of August.

Read more for contact details.

Thank you!

St. Patrick’s, Kilquade Conference of the SVP would like to say a special thank you to all those who supported their recent Garden Party in Trudder Grange.

It was a resounding success and we are grateful to bakers, donors, musicians, helpers, and, of course, our wonderful hosts for their warm welcome and for facilitiating us in every way.

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