Mass with Anointing of the Sick Saggart, Saturday 7th June, 2.00pm
Pope Francis Prayer Intentions May 2014
The Sacrament of the Sick will be offered in Saggart Church on Saturday 7th June. There will be a celebration of Mass at 2.00pm, during which the Anointing of the Sick will be available. You can receive the Sacrament of the Sick: 1) if you have a medical diagnosis; 2) if you are going to hospital in the near future; or 3) if you are over 65 years of age. The sacrament may be received once a month.
Please pray for the Holy Father’s prayer intentions for the month of May:
Knock Pilgrimage, Sunday July 20th The Newcastle Pioneer Pilgrimage to Knock on Matt Talbot Pilgrimage day takes place on Sunday July 20th. Adults €20, Children €10. All welcome. Contact Maureen Kenny 01-4589977, Rita Doolan 01-4589481 ReNewcastle Community Group Tidy Towns Next Monthly Litter Pick: Wed 4th June 7.30-8.30pm Meeting points :
- Kelly’s Garage, - Gondola Car Park, - Shopping Centre Car Park
The Tidy Towns Group working towards improving our village have entered Newcastle in the 2014 SuperValu Tidy Towns competition. Judging begins from June 1st. Thanks to everyone who has worked to keep our village looking clean & tidy. We appreciate your efforts so far & hope that you can join us in our ReNew’d efforts. If you notice litter in the village, please dispose of it . As part of our Tidy Towns submission we are asking people to keep outside their homes litter free and grass trimmed. If you notice any litter, please dispose of it. Blessington Church Concert, Weds 4th June 8.00pm In Aid of Day Care Centre Free Grand Summer Concert featuring the Long Island University Post Chorus and String Ensemble New York, USA together with Blessington Youth Theatre in a programme of Choral Classics, Folk Songs, Spirituals, Irish Music and Show Tunes, Wednesday 4th June at 8.00pm in the Church of Our Lady Blessington. Admission Free. Collection in aid of the New Day Care Facility in the Coimin Centre which will meet stringent HSE standards. West Wicklow Day Care has worked strenuously to provide limited nursing, wellbeing and social servies out of St.Joseph's Hall where the infrastructure is inadequate. Work on the new centre has commenced and completion is scheduled for late Autumn 2014. St. Finian’s Cemetery Mass The Cemetery Mass for St. Finian’s Churchyard will be celebrated in St. Finian’s Church, Newcastle on Sunday 29th June at 10.30am. The blessing of the graves will follow after the celebration of Mass Saggart Cemetery Mass The Cemetery Mass for Saggart Cemetery will be celebrated in Saggart Church on Sunday 29th June at 11.30am. The blessing of the graves will follow at 12.30pm Remembrance Service: A Little Lifetime Foundation A Little Lifetime Foundation is holding their Annual Blessing of Remembrance in Glasnevin cemetery at the Old Angels OLD ANGELS MEMORY GARDEN only on Sunday, May 25th at 3.00 p.m. This special Service of Remembrance is for all parents, family members and friends who have had the experience of a baby’s death, whether through miscarriage, stillbirth, cot death or a baby who died shortly after birth. We extend a warm welcome to everyone and hope that they will find some comfort in coming together to remember their baby in a special way.
Universal Intention: That the media may be instruments in the service of truth and peace”. Evangelisation Intention: That Mary, Star of Evangelisation, may guide the Church in proclaiming Christ to all nations. Ecumenical Bible Week: June 8th-15th Starting on Pentecost Sunday, this new initiative, involving all the main churches, is a different kind of celebration. It is not a congress or an assembly but a series of events which will move around Dublin and the wider area. With a highly ecumenical engagement, this new initiative has great potential for the coming together of Christians from all backgrounds around the Word of God which we all share. The Ecumenical Bible Week is a direct fruit of the International Eucharistic Congress of 2012. If it proves a success, it may well become an annual happening. The churches and movements so far involved are: Scripture Union, the Evangelical Alliance, the Orthodox Church, the Church of Ireland, the Catholic Church, the Methodist Church and the Presbyterian Church. See the website: www.bibleweek.com Brittas Midsummer BBQ Brittas Midsummer BBQ takes place on Friday 20th June at 8pm. €10 per ticket. Marquee, Band, BBQ Food and Bar (Over 18’s only) Raffle prizes on the night. Proceeds in aid of the community centre annual running costs. Tickets available from committee members. St. Finian’s NS Newcastle Website St. Finian’s Primary School in Newcastle has launched a new website. To see this very impressive new website, visit: www.stfiniansprimaryschool.ie The Council for Marriage and the Family Annual Conference Saturday, 14th June, Clonliffe College, Dublin 3. Theme: Marriage and Family at the Heart of the Parish. For further information and booking contact: Ms Trish Conway by email: [email protected]
or (m) 087 6220349. Pilgrimage to Medjugorje 8th - 15th October 2014 Spiritual Director: Fr. Aidan Kieran. €589 pps. Call Pat 087-2238911 or Phil 086-2437653. (Note: this is open to all, but is not an actual parish pilgrimage.)
25th May 2014
Newsletter for the Parishes of Saggart - Rathcoole - Brittas & Newcastle Parish Team Fr. Enda Cunningham PP St Mary’s Parochial House Saggart. Tel: 4589209 Mob: 087-1380695 Fr. Aidan Kieran CC 1 The Glebe Peamount Road Newcastle. Tel: 4589230 Mob: 087-6397744 Fr. Aloysius Zuribo C.C. 2 Carrigmore Place Saggart, Co. Dublin Tel. 01-4589209 Parish Pastoral Worker Mr Sean O’Rourke c/o The Parish Office St. Mary’s Parochial House Tel: 4589209 Mob:087-0540695 Fr. Michael Shortall PC 87 Beechwood Lawns Rathcoole Tel: 4587187 Mob: 087 -2861765 Fr. Michael McGowan PC 7 St. Patrick’s Crescent, Rathcoole Tel: 4589210 Parish Secretary Martina Hopkins The Parish Office St. Mary’s Parochial House Opening Hours: 9.30-1.30 Monday to Friday Tel: 4589209 www.saggartparish.com [email protected]
Eucharistic Adoration Holy Family Church Rathcoole Every Friday 7.30 – 8.30pm Items for Newsletter If you have any items for the newsletter, please contact the Parish Office or email to the addresses given below. Please indicate clearly that the items are for inclusion in the Parish Newsletter. Many thanks. [email protected]
Crosscare Youth Services Collection This Weekend The Annual Collection for Crosscare Youth Services (Social Support Agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin) takes place at all Masses this weekend, May 24th & 25th. It will replace the normal SHARE Collection. Crosscare provides a wide range of focused supports and programmes aimed at empowering young people to fulfil their own potential. Newcastle Cemetery Mass The Cemetery Mass for Newcastle (Ballynakelly) Cemetery will be celebrated in the cemetery on Sunday 8th June at 2.00pm. The blessing of the graves will follow after the celebration of Mass Brownstown Cemetery Mass The Cemetery Mass for Brownstown Cemetery will be celebrated in the cemetery on Saturday 14th June at 2.00pm. The blessing of the graves will follow after the celebration of Mass. Upcoming Celebration of Confirmation Confirmations Holy Family NS
11am Tuesday 27th May
6th Sunday in Easter Crosscare Youth Sunday Mass Schedule Saggart: Sunday: 9 am & 11.30 am Weekday: 9.30 am Rathcoole: Saturday Vigil: 6.30 p.m. Sunday: 10 am & 12.00 pm Weekday: 9.30 am Saturday: 10.00 am Brittas: Sunday: 10.30 am Newcastle: Saturday Vigil: 7.00 p.m. Sunday: 10.30 am Weekday: 10.00am Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri. Confession Saggart: Friday, after 9.30am Mass
(Bishop Eamonn Walsh will celebrate all the above Confirmation)
Congratulations to all the boys and girls who will have received the sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation during the month of May. You are the future of our church, and we are proud to see you take the next step in your faith journey. Congratulations also to the parents of the boys and girls. Sincere thanks to the teachers and staff in the schools. The Catholic School is a vital part of our parish community, we are grateful for your service in teaching the Catholic Faith. Tuesday May 20th - 9.30am Rathcoole Mass Cancelled - Mass in Newcastle at 9.30am
Rathcoole: Saturday after 10.00am Mass Newcastle: Saturday after 7.00pm Mass Baptism Saggart 2.00pm Sunday Rathcoole 4.00 pm Saturday
Because of the celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation in Rathcoole on Tuesday 27th May at 11.00am, the 9.30am Mass in Rathcoole is cancelled. Also, Mass in Newcastle will be at 9.30am on Tuesday morning. Bishop Eamonn Walsh will celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation in Rathcoole.
Newcastle 2nd Saturday 4pm Last Sunday 2pm
Marriage Please contact the Parish Office
The parish returned Lenten Boxes to Trócaire, and they have gratefully acknowledged receipt of €615 in notes, cheques and postal orders from the parishioners of Saggart, Rathcoole, Brittas & Newcastle. When they have counted the coin they will acknowledge that separately. Holy Ghost Missions Acknowledgement Fr. Noel Murphy CSSp, Director of Promotions, has acknowledged receipt of €3523.99 from the parishioners of Saggart, Rathcoole, Brittas & Newcastle following their appeal during March. He wrote: “We are most grateful to your faithful parishioners for the generous contributions and wonderful support.”
Please contact the Parish Office
School of The Word Fr. Kieran O’Mahony is coming to St. Mark’s Junior National School, Springfield Parish for two more evenings of talks on St. Paul’s letters on Wednesdays, 4th and 18th of June at 7.30 p.m. All welcome.