Parish Notes 3rd June 2012
Feast of the Blessed Trinity
We celebrate the feast of the Father who created us, Jesus who redeemed us through his Death and Resurrection and the Holy Spirit who empowers and guides our Church and its people through the course of history. One God, three divine persons. Let us walk the road of life today, tomorrow and everyday confidently in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, Amen.
The Annual Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus commences on the 7th of June.
St John of God Carmona Services
There will be a Bring and Buy Sale in Dunmore House on Friday the 8th June from 10am-1pm. Lots of Plants & Hanging Baskets, Brick a Brack, cakes etc. Admission €2 includes Tea/Coffee.
Pilgrim Walk as we prepare to celebrate the Eucharistic Congress. Next Wednesday we meet at Glasthule Dart station at 12 noon and travel together into the city for a relaxing tour of some of the city churches.
BUS FOR CROKE PARK MASS
17th June for those who have given their names the bus is leaving St Joseph's at 11.30 Sharp and returning at 6pm. Cost €10. Pay at the Parish Office or on the Bus.
A"Special Events" ticket for the Eucharistic Congress is now available.
This 2 day ticket covers both the Opening Ceremony in the RDS and the closing Mass, Statis Orbis in Croke Park. The ticket costs €40.00. As both events are on Sundays this particular option may suit people who are working or have other commitments during the week of the Eucharistic Congress. Tickets can be booked on-line at www.iec2012.ie or over the phone at 01 2981122. On-line and telephone booking options will close on the 4th of June. Here you will find an interactive map of the "Dublin Camino"route.
Fr Kennedy's Book “Memories of the Biafran War” has been reprinted and is available in the Bookshop and the Parish Office. Official Eucharistic Congress Badges on sale in our Bookshop. Badges €2.
Our thanks for your support last week
Diocesan Priests: €1,338 Share: €800.
Parish Golf Outing:
Please support our golf day and in doing so support the parish of St. Joseph, Glasthule. Greystones Golf Club, Friday 22nd June 2012. First tee reserved from 12 noon to 5pm. Cost for the team of four is £375. It's a fun day. If you cannot attend, you may sponsor a team or a hole on the day. Entry forms from the parish office.
“Experience something life changing”:
The 2012 Lough Derg Pilgrimage Season has officially launched and we are proud to present another great season packed full of events. Whether you need a few days peace and quiet from modern life or a fun day away meeting new people at one of our specialised events, we are sure we have something for you. For further details check out our 2012 brochure on our website www.loughderg.org.
Pier Prayer and Praise :
Sunday June 24th. we enjoy another ecumenical service of music and song on Dun Laoghaire Pier at 3pm. The combined Churches of Dun Laoghaire and the surrounding area welcome you to sing by the sea !!
Come along to the Coffee Dock and see the many colourful pictures created by the pupils of The Harold School.
Sunflower Collection for St. Francis Hospice:
9th / 10th June
Ordination of Permanent Deacons
On Monday June 4th at 7pm, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin will ordain eight permanent deacons for ministry in the Archdiocese of Dublin. The eight candidates have been preparing for this voluntary ordained ministry for the past four years. Deacon Tony Schmitz, Director of the Diaconate Formation Programme of the Catholic Church in Scotland, will give two presentations on "Restoring the Permanent Diaconate". The presentation will take place : Thursday 14th June at the Iona Centre, Knocklyon Parish at 7.30 pm .All welcome.
Jesus said, “Who do men say that I am?” And his disciples answered and said, “Some say you are John the Baptist returned from the dead; others say Elias, or other of the old prophets.” And Jesus answered and said, “But who do you say that I am?” Peter answered and said, "Thou art the Logos the Father, the Son whom the Father loved from eternity and the Holy Spirit the eternal personification of the love between the Father and the Son”. And Jesus answering, said, "What?"