21 November 2017, Tuesday
Parish News

SUNDAY MASS TIMES

We will shortly be reviewing the new Mass times as promised. We thank you for your co-operation. The Sunday Mass schedule will continue as listed.

Saturday 6 p.m.   Dun Laoghaire, Dalkey, Monkstown, Kill-O-the-Grange

                6.30 p.m.   Glasthule, Sallynoggin

Sunday  8.30 a.m.   Sallynoggin

              8.45 a.m.    Dalkey

              9.00 a.m.    Monkstown (Bi-lingual), Kill-O-the-Grange

              9.15 a.m.    Dun Laoghaire

            10.00 a.m.    Sallynoggin (Irish), Dalkey, St. Michael's Hospital Chapel

            10.15 a.m.    Glasthule

            10.30 a.m.    Monkstown, Kill-O-the-Grange

            11.15 a.m.    Dalkey

            11.30 a.m.    Dun Laoghaire, Sallynoggin, Glasthule

            12.00 noon   Monkstown

            12.30 p.m.    Kill-O-the-Grange, Glasthule, Dalkey

             1.00 p.m.     Dun Laoghaire

             5.30 p.m.     Sallynoggin

             7.30 p.m.     Dalkey (Returning 3rd September)  

22 Sunday Masses + 6 Vigil Masses: 4 x 6.00 p.m., 2 x 6.30 p.m. = 28 Masses, 16 Time slots

A beautiful prayer for families to pray together at home today: Dear God, Our Father, As we remember the World Day of the Poor, We pray for our family and for all families who experience poverty around the world. When we eat, we thank you for our meal, and we remember families who do not have enough food. We do not waste what we have, and we share our food with others. When we play, we thank you for the gift of free time and safety and we pray especially for all the children around the world who are not able to play freely. When we pray, we thank you for our family and we pray for all families around the world who live in poverty. May you be with them, and help our family to always remember to reach out to them. Amen.

PARISH DEVELOPMENT FUND OUTDOOR COLLECTION

After all Masses this weekend Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th November 2017. Many thanks to all Collectors and Subscribers. This Collection is for our own Church.

ROSARY FOR LIFE AND FAITH SUNDAY 26TH NOVEMBER 2017

A rosary on the coasts for life and faith, takes place Sunday 26th November at 2.30 pm at over 140 locations around Ireland on the Feast of Christ the King (Ireland was the 1st country in the world to be consecrated to Christ the King in the 1930s). To all laity and consecrated please make a special effort to come or pray with us where you can at that time.

For all locations go to: www.coastalrosaryireland.ie or coastalrosaryireland@ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 0872786552. 

ST. JOSEPH’S YOUNG PRIESTS SOCIETY

The next Monthly Meeting is on Friday 24th November after 10 am Mass in the Boylan Centre, Dun Laoghaire All members are invited to attend this meeting. New members contact 087 769 1022 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

DUN LAOGHAIRE ACTIVE RETIREMENT

Monthly Meeting will be held on Friday 24th November at 2 p.m. in the Boylan Centre, Sussex Street. Early Christmas celebration with music and mincepies.

WEBSITE OF THE WEEK

The first World Day of the Poor will be observed in the universal Church on Sunday, 19 November 2017 at the request of Pope Francis. The message is “Let us love, not with words but with deeds”. Pope Francis invites “the whole Church, and men and women of good will everywhere, to turn their gaze on this day to all those who stretch out their hands and plead for our help and solidarity”. Read the full text of the message at www.newpilgrimpath.ie

J S BACH'S B MINOR MASS

In memory of Dr. Anne Leahy (1961-2007) Sunday 19th November at 8 pm in St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral, Dublin. Tickets €25 available from www.eventbrite.ie Your support would be appreciated.

PIPEWORKS COFFEE CONCERT

Join us for a concert of organ and choral music followed by afternoon tea on Saturday 25th November 2.30 pm in St. Brigid's Church, Cabinteely. Guest organist Patrice Keegan with St. Brigid's Parish Choir. Free admission with retiring collection. Supporting Pipeworks Festival www.pipeworks.ie

 

THANK YOU FROM ST. VINCENT DE PAUL

The local branch of the St. Vincent de Paul Society would like to thank all those who contributed to their monthly Church Gate Collection. If you are in need of help or support, please leave a note in our donation box in the Church. It is fixed to the wall near the main Church entrance and close by the Baptismal font. Or you can leave a message on their mobile at: 087 134 9488.

SCRIPTURE STUDY

Scripture Study Class on Monday 20th November 2017 at 7.30 p.m. in St. Michael's Hospital Chapel (entrance through main door of Hospital), Dun Laoghaire. Studying the Acts of the Apostles with Fr. Tom McDonald.Contact: 087 6123 675.

DIOCESAN SAFEGUARDING DAY SUNDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 2017

Safeguarding is all the things we do to ensure that children and vulnerable adults are protected from harm.

The Archdiocese of Dublin values and encourages the participation of children and young people in Parish Liturgies and in Diocesan activities. Each Parish has safeguarding representatives who ensure that diocesan safeguarding policies and practices are followed in this parish. Safeguarding is about creating an environment which facilitates such involvement so that all can grow strong in their faith as they experience the love of Jesus in his Church. Everyone who ministers in the Parish is a representative of the Church and must observe safeguarding practices and guidelines. This is now a legal requirement. We are at present continuing the Garda Vetting process, ensuring that all our volunteers are compliant with this law.

Pope Francis said: “Families need to know that the Church is making every effort to protect their children. They should also know that they have every right to turn to the Church with full confidence for it is a safe and secure home”.

We need to constantly remind ourselves of the importance of following safeguarding procedures and good practice guidelines. It is not an optional extra. Anyone concerned about the safety or welfare of children or vulnerable adults should contact the Diocesan Safeguarding and Protection Service, the H.S.E. or in an emergency, the Gardai. These details are displayed on the Notice boards in St. Michael’s Church.

 

OFFICIAL FAMILY PRAYER FOR WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES 2018

God, our Father, we are brothers and sisters in Jesus your Son, one family, in the Spirit of your love. Bless us with the joy of love. Make us patient and kind, gentle and generous, welcoming to those in need. Help us to live your forgiveness and peace. Protect all families with your loving care,   especially those for whom we now pray:

(We pause and remember family members and others by name.)

Increase our faith, strengthen our hope, keep us safe in your love, make us always grateful for the gift of life that we share. This we ask, through Christ our Lord, Amen.  Mary, Mother and guide, pray for us. Saint Joseph, father and protector, pray for us.  

Saints Joachim and Anne, pray for us. Saints Louis and Zélie Martin, pray for us.

 

ALTAR LIST OF THE DEAD

Envelopes and Lists for this purpose are available in the Church.

You are requested to kindly prepare them and return them to the safe in the Church or hand them in at the Parish Office or Sacristy. Mass on the First Friday of each month is offered for all those whose names are on the Altar List of the Dead.

“It is a Holy and a wholesome thought to pray for the dead that they may be loosed from their sins”.

Living links Suicide Bereavement Support Group 

1st Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. Dublin Central Mission, 9c Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1. Help is available. From more information or to attend a group Tel: 086 937 1030 / 087 243 3738

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION AND ROSARY INTENTION

In preparation for World Meeting of Families 2018 the Rosary Intention and Eucharistic Adoration after the 10 am Mass each morning will be for the family and for the protection of the unborn child. Booklets on the table beside the Adoration signing register. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will be held Tuesday to Friday from 10.30 to 11.30 a.m. Adorers unable to attend at this time may continue Adoration before the Tabernacle at their usual hour.

Please Note:

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LITURGICAL PUBLICATIONS OF IRELAND

Christine Daly (LPI) has been visiting these past weeks securing advertisers for our new format Newsletter beginning soon. We thank all of the new sponsors who have committed to the Newsletter for this year.

If you would be interested in sponsoring an ad for your business or on behalf of your favorite charity or organization there is still time. Please contact Christine Daly at 086-813 7924 to discuss placing your ad.

Please use the Newsletter as a resource whenever you are in need of products or services, supporting our advertisers. It is their generosity that will provide the Newsletter at no cost to our Church.

ST. MICHAEL’S PARISH

BAPTISMS From January 2016 Baptisms in St. Michael’s Parish will take place on the second Saturday of each month at 12 noon.

MONTH’S MIND MASSES

To facilitate the families of those who funerals take place in St. Michael’s Church, the 6 p.m. Mass on the first Saturday of each month will be offered for those who have died in the previous month.

Please contact the Parish Office at 01 280 4969 for further information.  

BETHANY BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP

If you were recently or long-time bereaved the Bethany Group are there to support you. Please contact the Parish Office on 01 280 4969 for further details.

AIFREANN 10 A.M. (SUNDAY IRISH MASS)

Fáilte roimh gach éinne, (óg, sean agus mean-aosta!) chun canadh agus chun ceol a dhéanamh leis an gcór, in onóir Dé. Siúl isteach! Fáilte romhat gach Domhnach ag 9.45 a.m. 

OUR LADY OF VICTORIES SALLYNOGGIN

Divine Mercy Devotions take place each Wednesday afternoon from 2.30 to 3.30 p.m. in Our Lady of Victories Church, Sallynoggin.

 POPE FRANCIS ENCYCLICAL 

A limited number of copies on sale in the Sacristy at €5. Companion and study guide to the encyclical by Pope Francis published by the Irish Catholic available to order. Tel: 01 687 4095. Cost: €12.99.

WEEKDAY MASS TIMES IN NEIGHBOURING PARISHES

Dun Laoghaire          10 a.m.

Cabinteely                10 a.m.  - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Blackrock                10 a.m. and 1.05 p.m.

Monkstown              10 a.m.

Dalkey                      10 a.m.

Sallynoggin             9 a.m. 

                                 Monday evenings only at 6.30 p.m.

Kill-o-the-Grange 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Glasthule                 10 a.m.

Booterstown            7.30 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Newtownpark          9.15 a.m. and 10 a.m.

 

EMMAUS VOCATION JOURNEY
The Emmaus Vocation Journey is designed to allow the participants to form a kind of faith-community, in which each person will be supported by the others in the process of discernment. For that reason, participants are invited to make a commitment to the whole programme. For more details contact: Fr. Eamonn Bourke at 086 834 6071 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

RECOVERY
Recovery, inc. you will learn how to manage Stress, Fears, Anxiety, Phobias, Depression and Panic Attacks. Meetings offer hope and reassurance and Techniques for getting well. Your local group meets at Holy Family Resource Centre, Kill Avenue (behind Baker’s Corner) every Tuesday at 8 pm. Tel: 626 0775 for further information.      

 
ACCORD DUN LAOGHAIRE
Counseling for couples and individuals experiencing difficulties in their relationship. Experienced Counsellors, confidential service, donation based. Tel: 01 2801682 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
     
ST. ANTHONY’S BLESSING
May the Lord Bless you and take you into His keeping; may He show you His countenance and take pity on you; may He turn His eyes towards you and give you His Peace.

        
THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND VUNERABLE ADULTS
The Pastoral Council of St. Michael’s published on 31/3/08 a policy for the protection of Children and Vunerable Adults. This policy is available on the Parish website (www.dunlaoghaireparish.ie).

The Child Protection Officers on the Parish Council are Mrs. Noreen Tierney and Sr. Margaret Brennan. Notices are displayed at the main and side entrances to the Church with further contact numbers.
 
JUST A REMINDER!
You are respectfully reminded not to forget to turn on your Mobile phone after you have left the Church.THANK YOU.
     
RESERVED SPACES
Once again you are asked to please ensure that the Car places marked for WHEELCHAIR users are reserved absolutely for their use only. Thank you.
  

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