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Posted on: 9 July, 2010


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 The Good Samaritan

Today’s gospel asks the question of us. Which of us is the Good Samaritan? Do we cross the road being too busy with our own business, do we leave it to others or are we willing to put ourselves out for the sake of others?




Annual Peter’s Pence Collection

Thank you for your support to the Pope’s Pontifical Charities last weekend. €1321 was raised.




Please pray for those recently deceased

Betty Fagan, Crumlin

Geraldine Steadman, Cloverhill Rd

Geraldine Coppinger, Cork


Mass Intentions This Week

Sun:       (Sat 6.30 James Delaney)

9.00 People of the Parish

10.30 Stephen Gargan

12.00 Jacinta McCurtan-Farrell

6.30 NO EVENING MASS


Mon: Hannah Maher/ Bridget O Brien

Tue: Free/ NO EVENING MASS.

Wed: Free/ Bridget Higgins

Thur: Free/ NO EVENING MASS.

Fri: Free/ Madge & Matthew Egan

Sat: -----/ Angela & Rosaleen Kelly


Sun: 9.00 Pro Populo;

10.30 Margaret & Jim Clarke;

12.00 Michale O Connor;

6.30 NO EVENING MASS.

May they rest in peace.


Parish trip To Knock

Mini-Bus leaves St Matthew’s at 10.30 on Friday.




Certificate in Children and Loss

Thursday & Friday 15 & 16th July

This training course is run by the Irish Hospice Foundation and is certified by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI).

The course is approved for 12 CPD credits for members of the P.S.I AND HAS Category 1 approved by An Bord Altranais.

For further information please contact: Irish Murray, Irish Hospice Foundation, Morrison Chambers, 4th Floor, 32 Nassau Street, Dublin 2. Tel: (01) 679 3188 website: www.hospice-foundation.ie




Irish Catholic Newspaper

Our thanks to those who have experienced/ continued/ joined up in getting the Irish Catholic. It’s good that people can get a deeper view than some of our other Sunday newspapers present!


Ballyfermot Partnership - Cuppa

Tea /Coffee morning will take place in Parish centre on Thursday 17th July after morning Mass.

Come along and meet some of the members of the Ballyfermot Senior Citizens Forum. A great chance to find out what’s happening in your community.


Summer Fun in the Library

Caring for your dog: with Jillian Saunders of the Dog’s Trust. Monday 12th July @ 12pm

Catholic Girl Guides of Ireland, Thursday 15th @ 2pm.

Admission free - Booking essential!




Summer Youth Festival - Clonmacnois

You did not choose Me, no I chose you" John 15:16

Youth 2000 Annual Summer Youth Festival will take place in Clonmacnois. 12th-15th August 2010. For more information see www.yearofevangelisation.ie or www.youth2000.ie.




World Youth Day, Madrid 2011

16th - 21st August 2011. Check it out! Plenty of information online.

World Youth Day is a great meeting of young people from all over the world gathered around the Vicar of Christ. It is one of the primary means by which the Church proclaims the message of Christ to young people. 
WYD is an evangelical endeavor in which the Church manifests its constant concern for youth: “All young people should feel cared for by the Church: to do so, the whole Church, in union with the Successor of Peter, must feel increasingly committed at the global level, in favor of youth (…) to correspond to their expectations, communicating to them the certainty of Christ, the truth that is Christ, and the love that is Christ through adequate formation, which is a necessary and updated form of evangelization” John Paul II.

http://en.madrid11.com seems to be a good website with lots of info on its history and what is the plan for next year.




Take a Hike… for Arthritis Ireland

On Saturday 24th July over 50 teams all across Ireland will Pick a Peak to climb to support young people living with arthritis. The easiest hill on offer is Howth Hill and the most challenging is the highest mountain in Ireland, Carrauntoohil – but you can choose your own! All you have to do to be part of this fun day out is contact Arthritis Ireland on 01 6618188 or visit www.arthritisireland.ie  So come on! get outside to the great outdoors, have fun and raise money for a really great cause!

 


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