PARISH NEWSLETTER

15/16 December

3rd Sunday of Advent

We welcome the 2nd Class Children from Ballybrown & Patrickswell Schools to our mass .

Notices

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul: Boxes for the annual food appeal for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul have been collected.  St. Vincent de Paul is very grateful for your much needed support.

 

Advent Sundays at Glenstal Abbey  December 16th at 4.30; why not come and join us in exploring the great themes of Advent and our lives therein – ‘Tuning into Real Time’ from the Advent Gospels of St Luke. www.glenstal.org / 061 621005

 

Reflections for Christmas on Icons and Art: Nora Donnelly will be in the Ballybrown Community Centre on Friday next 21st at 7.30pm, and will reflect on Christmas through selected Icons and Art.  All welcome.

 

Christmas Carols: Ballybrown School Children will be in the Church on Thursday 20th at 10.00am and 11.15am.  All welcome.

Patrickswell school children on Thursday 20th at 11.30am with mass.

 

A Christmas Eve Family Mass will be held Monday 24th at 5p.m. in Ballybrown Church. There will be a practice for this Mass for those who wish to participate in the church on Monday 17th December from 6.30-7.45pm. All children are welcome to the practice or just come on Christmas Eve.

2019 Envelope Boxes: Weekly Envelopes boxes are available for distributors in the Sacristy of Patrickswell Church and from the Parish Office in the Ballybrown/Clarina Community Resource Centre. If you are not on the list of householders receiving a box and wish to receive one for your contributions, please contact Pauline in the Parish Office.  Christmas Dues envelopes are available in the Church for those who are not in receipt of the Weekly Envelopes.

CONFESSIONS FOR PASTORAL UNIT

Raheen Church : Priests from Area will attend.

Monday 17th               7.30pm to 8.15pm.

Patrickswell:

Thursday 20th            6.00pm – 7.00pm

Saturday 22nd            2.00pm – 3.00pm.

Ballybrown:  

Friday 21st                6.00pm – 7.00pm

Saturday 22nd            3.30pm – 4.30pm.

Confessions in Redemptorists Church and Augustinians O’Connell Street each day during the week.

Mass Intentions

 Sat 15th Colm & Teresa Coughlan.                   Sun 16th John Cissie & Paul Coughlan.

Wed 19th Des & Mary Kenny.                            Sat 22nd James Mary & Charlie McCarthy.      Sun 23rd PJ Curtin, Tom Costello & Nuala Griffin.

Patrickswell  Sun 16th Deceased Members of Patrickswell GAA. Maudie Carmody.

Sat 22nd Paddy & Mary Coughlan.

MAY THEY REST IN PEACE

Parish Masses this week

Patrickswell:  9.30am – Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday and Friday. Thursday  9.30am &11.30am.

 Saturday Mass –  6.30pm.      Sunday    11.30am.

Adoration:  Thursdays from 7.00 to 9.00pm & Saturdays 8.00am – 12noon.

Baptisms: 2nd & 4th weekends of the month on Sat at 5.00pm and Sun at 12.30pm.

Next Baptismal Gathering Tuesday 8th Jan in Church Meeting Room at 7.30pm.

Ballybrown:  9.30am – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Saturday   8.00pm.                  Sunday 10.00am

Wednesday 8.00pm. Adoration from 7.00pm to 8.00pm.

Baptisms: 1st & 3rdweekends of the month on Sat at 5.00pm and Sun at 12.30pm.

Next Baptismal Gathering is Monday 21st January at 7.30pm in the Church.

Baptisms to be booked one month in advance with Parish Office.

Baptisms:  We welcome into our Christian Community David O’Doherty,  Askeaton who was baptised recently.

Collection Last Week:      €1915.00.              Thank you.

Parish Office:  061 353454.    Website: pwbbparish.com

Fr Mike: 353711 MOB: 087 1279015