HOLY REDEEMER PARISH
Prayer Group: This Group meets in the Side Chapel every Monday at 8 p.m.
Scripture Group: The Group meets in the upper room of the Coffee Dock every Tuesday morning from 11 a.m. to 12 Noon.
Silent Holy Hour: This take place in the Side Chapel each Friday from 11 a.m. until 12 Noon.
Daily Mass: This is celebrated at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Trocaire Boxes: These are available at the doors of the Church after Mass. Please take one if you have not already received one through the schools
Lent 2010: Daily Mass will be 7.45
a.m., 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.; A booklet entitled ‘Called to be Holy’ containing daily reflections and prayers is available with the catholic papers at a cost of just €1.
Lenten Programme: This has been put together by the four Catholic parishes of Bray with the theme of “Praying with women in Luke”. The programme concludes next Monday March 22 with Taize in St. Fergal’s Church, Ballywaltrim at 7.30 p.m. and will finish with a cup of tea/coffee. All are welcome.
Youth Choir: The 7.30 p.m. Youth Choir is looking for new members. The age group of the choir is 15-25 years and practice takes place in the church before Mass. If you are interested and would like information you can contact Thomas on 085-1560006.
Free English Classes: These are given by voluntary teachers at Five Loaves on Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. Anyone wishing to learn English are welcome - contact Jim on 2867516. The classes have been organised by Failte Isteach in co-operation with Bray Partnership. For further information visit www.thirdagefoundation.ie.
St. Patrick’s Day: Masses will be celebrated on Tuesday at 7pm (Vigil) and on St. Patrick’s Day at 9am, 10.30am and 12 Noon. There will no Evening Mass.
Gospel Distribution: The parish has received 1500 copies of St. Luke’s Gospel. The Parish Pastoral Council has decided that this is a great opportunity to reach out to all our parishioners and it is hoped to deliver a copy to all households in the parish and to do this at least 100 volunteers are needed to go out in pairs to visit all areas of the parish as part of this once-off operation.
Those who are prepared to volunteer their services are invited to a short meeting which will take place after Saturday’s 10am Mass in the side chapel. The gospels will be available for volunteers to take after the meeting which can then delivered at a time suitable to each volunteer.
Gospel Blitz: A blitz on St, Luke’s Gospel will take place on Saturday March 27 from 9.30 a.m. to 12 Noon in the Little Flower Hall.
Collection for Habitat: Domhnall McGlacken-Byrne wishes to thank all those who contributed so generously to his recent church gate collection in aid of Habitat. The total amount raised was €2304. Thank you all for your generosity and also to those who supported the Table Quiz.
Folk group in Kilcoole: This Friday March 26 at 8 p.m. in St. Anthony’s Church Kilcoole, the Holy Redeemer Folk Group will present an evening of popular and inspirational music, featuring works from Elton John, U2, Take That, ABBA, Liam Lawton and many more.
Tickets are priced at €10, and children under 12 are free. Proceeds are in aid of St. Vincent de Paul, and the Kilcoole Music Festival. Tickets are available at the door, and also from Colette on 087 6833206, Miriam on 087 9778255, from Kilcoole Pharmacy, Main Street, or the Parish Office in Greystones or from Robert Nolan, Post Office, Newtown.
SVP: Members of the Holy Redeemer Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul can be contacted at the Parish Centre on Tuesday evenings from 8 p.m. to 8.45 p.m. or by calling 087-9724668.
Beata Nowicka, Marie Pender, Deirdre Bourke, Helena White and Anne Deegan celebrating International Women’s Day at the MS Shop in Bray.