29th March 2015
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 Thursday 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]
Saint Vincent de Paul Society Advocate Collection This Weekend 28/29 March This weekend, the Saint Vincent de Paul Society are holding their annual Advocate Collection outside all churches. This will be an outdoor collection. The proceeds will go to the Sunshine Fund which provides summer holidays for children who otherwise would not experience a good holiday. Please support generously. Brian O’Keeffe RIP - Newcastle Brian O’Keeffe, formerly of Main Street, Newcastle died in England recently. He will be specially remembered at Mass in Newcastle this weekend, on Saturday 28th March at 7.00pm. Brian’s mortal remains were cremated, and his ashes will be in St. Finian’s Church on the evening of March 28th. Coffee Morning in aid of Pieta House Lucan A coffee morning in aid of Pieta House in Lucan will be held in ‘The Boutique’ Rathcoole Shopping Centre on Thursday 2nd April from 10am onwards. Pieta House assists young people who may be at risk of depression, self-harm and suicide.
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
Divine Mercy Novena: Good Friday—Divine Mercy Sunday The Divine Mercy Novena begins on Good Friday and finishes on Divine Mercy Sunday (April 12th). To participate in the Divine Mercy Novena, pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet on the 9 days from Good Friday to Divine Mercy Sunday. You can pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet on a rosary beads as follows: A. Optional Opening Prayers You expired, Jesus, but the source of life gushed forth for souls, and the ocean of mercy opened up for the whole world. O Fount of Life, unfathomable Divine Mercy, envelop the whole world and empty Yourself out upon us. B. O Blood and Water, which gushed forth from the Heart of Jesus as a fountain of Mercy for us, I trust in You! (Repeat B three times) C. Recite the Our Father, the Hail Mary & the Apostle's Creed D. On the large bead of each decade recite the Eternal Father: ‘Eternal Father, I offer you the Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity of Your Dearly Beloved Son, Our Lord, Jesus Christ, in atonement for our sins and those of the whole world.’ On the Ten Small Beads of Each Decade recite: ‘For the sake of His sorrowful Passion, have mercy on us and on the whole world.’ Repeat D for the remaining four decades E. Recite this prayer three times: ‘Holy God, Holy Mighty One, Holy Immortal One, have mercy on us and on the whole world.’ F. Optional Closing Prayer Eternal God, in whom mercy is endless and the treasury of compassion — inexhaustible, look kindly upon us and increase Your mercy in us, that in difficult moments we might not despair nor become despondent, but with great confidence submit ourselves to Your holy will, which is Love and Mercy itself.
Saggart: Friday, after 9.30am Mass Rathcoole: Saturday after 10.00am Mass Newcastle: Saturday after 7.00pm Mass Baptism Saggart 2.00pm Sunday Rathcoole 4.00 pm Saturday Newcastle 2nd Saturday 4pm Last Sunday 2pm Please contact the Parish Office Marriage Please contact the Parish Office
Jesus, I Trust in You
Parish of Saggart / Rathcoole / Brittas Holy Week and Easter 2015 Schedule Tuesday 31st March, 7.30pm, Rathcoole Communal Penitential Service (with opportunity for individual confession) Holy Thursday (2nd April) Saggart Mass of the Lord's Supper Rathcoole
Mass of the Lord's Supper
8.00pm Followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 10.00pm 7.00pm Followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 9.30pm
Good Friday (3rd April) Saggart Solemn Commemoration of the Lord's Passion 3.00pm Followed by the Sacrament of Reconciliation Stations of the Cross 7.30pm Followed by the Sacrament of Reconciliation Rathcoole Outdoors Stations of the Cross 12 Noon Solemn Commemoration of the Lord's Passion 3.00pm Followed by the Sacrament of Reconciliation Brittas Stations of the Cross 6.00pm Followed by the Sacrament of Reconciliation Holy Saturday (4th April) Confessions
Saggart 12 Noon to 1.00pm.
Rathcoole 11.00 - 11.45am.
Swiecenie Wielkanocne Liturgy for the Polish Community Rathcoole 2.00pm Easter Vigil
Easter Sunday Masses (5th April) Saggart 9.00am, 11.30am.
Rathcoole 10.00am, 12 Noon.
Parish of Newcastle Holy Week and Easter 2015 Schedule Monday 30th March Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Confessions 7.00pm - 9.00pm Holy Thursday (2nd April) Mass of the Lord's Supper 8.00pm Followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 10.00pm Good Friday (3rd April) Ecumenical Way of the Cross
12 Noon Beginning in Newcastle Church of Ireland Solemn Commemoration of the Lord's Passion 3.00pm Followed by the Sacrament of Reconciliation Stations of the Cross 8.00pm Followed by the Sacrament of Reconciliation Holy Saturday (4th April) Confessions Easter Vigil Easter Sunday (5th April) Easter Sunday Mass
12 Noon - 1.00pm 9.00pm
6.00pm - 7.00pm