Masses this Weekend:
Saturday 4th March
6:15pm Jack Bergin
Gerry Lonergan (Month’s Mind)
Sunday 5th March
10:30am Lena Carey (Month’s Mind)
Mary Keating (Month’s Mind)
12:00noon Maura & Maurice Hoyne
‘Do this in Memory’ – First Communion preparation: A meeting of the Parents steering co-ordination group will meet next Tuesday night in the Pastoral Centre at 7.30pm.
First Confession: The children of St Mary’s and Presentation Primary Schools will celebrate their first Confession/Reconciliation next Wednesday night at 7.30pm in St Mary’s Church.
Lent in our Parish:As well as usual scheduled Masses 7.45am and 10am there will be evening Mass on Monday , Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 7pm.
Stations of the Cross and Benediction will be celebrated on Tuesday evenings at 7pm.
Morning Prayer will be prayed each day at 10am Mass.
Trocaire Boxes: Trocaire Boxes have been distributed and are available at Church doors. Trocaire is a great witness of the Irish Church’s response to the needs and care of the people on under developed countries.
Envelope Distributors: The Trocaire boxes/envelopes are now available from the Crying Room Office/Shop for all envelope distributors.
St Mary’s Lourdes Pilgrimage 2017: This year’s Pilgrimage takes place on 4th –10th August. Cost is €745pps. Costs includes return coach fare to Cork Airport, flights, city tax and accommodation. Anyone who would like to book a place, please see Jim Connolly after the 6.15pm Vigil on Saturday at the Crying Room at the back of the Church.
Welcome: We welcome into the Christian Faith Community of St Mary’s, Zoe Caoimhe Masey who was christened last week. We congratulate her parents Alan and Elaine. We also welcome Arthur Joshua Quigley. We congratulate his parents, Paul and Sandra. Welcome also to Tom Moore. We congratulate his parents, Clive and Bridget. And congratulations to all the godparents, grandparents and extended families.
Bingo: Every Sunday night there is Bingo in our Parish Hall. It has been running for well overt thirty years and is one of the main fundraising events in our Parish. It is a chance to win some cash. It is also a great social gathering. It’s future depends on your support. We thank you for your great support down through the years. We thank the very loyal and committed group of volunteers who run the Bingo every Sunday evening. Spread the word about our Bingo, tell your friends about it. All very welcome.