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Mission Sunday, 18 October 2015
Today vast numbers of people still do not know Jesus Christ. For this reason, mission work continues to be most urgent. All the members
of the Church are called to participate in mission work, for the
Church is missionary by her nature: she was born, “to go forth”…………….Pope Francis.
On next Sunday we are reminded to support our missionaries with our prayers and our financial help.
APPLICATIONS FOR FIRST PENANCE & HOLY COMMUNION &
THE SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION
Just a reminder to parents of students in 2nd and 6th Class, that all applications for children intending to make these sacraments in our parishes in 2016, was Friday, 9 October 2015.
All applications are to be sent to the parish Office, or either the sacristy or the parish office
As we mentioned at the meeting with the parents last week, if we do not receive the forms by then, we will assume that you do not wish your child to receive these sacraments at this time.
COME, GATHER, CELEBRATE”
Our first gathering at Mass for boys and girls making their First Holy Communion takes place this weekend Oct 10/11
The 7.30pm on Saturday we welcome the children from Holy Cross School and Sunday 12 noon Mass, children from Gaelscoil Philib Barún & Glór na Mara, will join us for our Masses.
We welcome them & their parents, & we wish them every good wish and blessing on their journey to meet Jesus at their First Holy Communion.
CONFIRMING OUR CHILDREN
Next weekend, we welcome the children who are making their confirmation next year, and their parents to the first Mass of our parish preparation programme.
At the Mass Sat 17 Oct 7.30pm we welcome the Children from Gaelscoil Philip Barún &
Glór na Mara.
On Sunday 18 Oct at 12.00 noon we welcome the children from Holy Cross School.
Please remember them in your prayers at this important time in their lives.