St Agnes Parish Bulletin 9th December 2018

Parish News…

Last week’s Weekly Offertory Promise collection amounted to £2484.00

Thank you for your continued and generous support.

SVDP Wish to thank all the parishioners of St Agnes for their very generous response to the Christmas collection which amounted to £5901.00.

TROCAIRE GLOBAL/CHRISTMAS GIFTS Are available to purchase from the Sacristy from now until Christmas Eve

ST AGNES’ PARISH CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE Will take place on Sunday 16th December at 6pm. All welcome to come along and join in









SUN-9.30AM & 12.30PM

N.B (Commencement of these new Mass times will begin the weekend of 5th/6th January 2019 )



St Oliver Plunkett Parish- Tuesday 18th Dec at 7pm

St Michael the Archangel Parish - Wednesday 19th Dec at 7.30pm.

St Teresa of Avila Parish -Thursday 20th Dec 7- 8pm

Hannahstown Parish- Monday 17th Dec at 7pm

Remember in Prayer…

Recently Deceased: Thomas Meehan, Marie Barr

Those whose anniversaries occur at this time: Gabriel Davey, Sarah Gillen, Bridget & Jack Mc Cusker, Gerard Quinn, William & Margaret Burgoyne & family, Mary Mc Keown, Bill Clarke, Marie Standen, James & Ellen Mc Fall, Teresa Compston, Paddy Leonard, Thomas Lawlor, Margaret Patricia Ross, Joseph & Michael Mynes

May they rest in peace

What’s on Locally…

OPEN DAYS Holy Child Nursery School, 40 Slievegallion Drive. Wednesday 12th December 1pm-2.30pm. Tuesday 8th January 2019 2pm-3pm. All welcome.

The Live Crib Visit the Live Christmas Crib at St Mary’s Grotto, opening Thursday, 13 December 2018 until Sunday, 6 January 2019. Come along and meet Mary and Joseph, Shepherds and the Three wise men. This year animals are kindly provided by the Irish Donkey association and there will be a baby donkey in the crib this year. Carol singers daily at 2 pm. and 5 pm. Proceeds to the Mill Hill Missionaries working in Sudan.

NURSES! The Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes is currently seeking volunteers to join our nursing team to care for our pilgrims who will stay at the Accueil Notre Dame, during our 2019 Pilgrimage (10-15 July.) You will need to be a registered nurse, active on the NMC live register – newly registered nurses are welcome.  For more information or to register your interest please email us to with your contact details and we will get back to you.

DOWN & CONNOR DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA – 15th AUGUST 2019 Led by the Most Reverend Noel Treanor D.D. 7 nights full board, £715. Discount of £100 if paid in full by Dec 14th contact Joe Catney 90714001 or 07776425631.

LEGION OF MARY REGINA COELI HOSTEL 8-10 LAKE GLEN AVENUE – Would be very grateful if you could help with donations to provide each of their guests with a bag of gifts on Christmas morning. Any donations would be a great help towards making Christmas a more joyful occasion for guests. Suitable items: Hat, scarf, gloves, socks, nightwear, jewellery, Shower-gel, bath sets, make-up, slippers. All donations to be left into the Hostel thank you.

St Dominic’s Open Day Saturday January 12th 2019 9.30 – 1.00 pm

Principal’s Address – 9.30 and 11 am

Primary 6 and 7 pupils are welcome.

ST MARYS GRAMMAR SCHOOL OPEN NIGHT Transfer Pupils and their Parents are invited to attend our open Night on Thursday 17th Jan 2019 at 7.30pm. All enquiries to the Principal on 02890 294000

St Peter’s Cathedral Schola Cantorum would like to extend an invitation to attend Carols by Candlelight this Sunday 9th of December at 4.30 pm in St Peter’s Cathedral. The service is set in the very beautiful, candlelit St Peter’s, and features carols and readings that reflect the true meaning of Christmas. We are joined this year by special guests, the Winchester College Quiristers, and the evening is sure to be a very special treat for fans of Choral music. Entry is free with a collection in aid of the continued work of Schola and there will be festive refreshments served in the parish hall after the service. All welcome

















































































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