SHANKILL

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ST. JAMES’, CRINKEN

Wor­ship: Ser­vices of Wor­ship this Sun­day in St. James’ Church, Crinken, lo­cated on the Dublin/Bray Road be­side Shanganagh Ceme­tery, are 11am Morn­ing Prayer and 7pm Evening Praise.

Other News: Ear­lier this year the Crinken Com­mu­nity Gospel Choir was formed, and is cur­rently re­hears­ing. The will make their de­but at the Good Fri­day ser­vice at 7.30pm on April 2. There will also be a per­for­mance of Mark the Drama, which Neil Dou­glas is pro­duc­ing and it is hoped that it be a great op­por­tu­nity to in­vite peo­ple from our lo­cal com­mu­nity.

Our church has been in­vited to be on the na­tional RTE ra­dio broad­cast on Easter Sun­day

ST. ANNE’S PARISH

Times of Masses: Mass is cel­e­brated in St. Anne’s Church at 10am and 7.30pm Mon­day to Satur­day. Week­end Mass times are 6.30pm Satur­day Vigil Mass and Sun­day at 8am, (9am in St. Colum­cille’s Hospi­tal), 10.30am (Fam­ily Mass), noon and 6pm. Con­fes­sions are heard on Satur­days af­ter the 10am Mass, be­tween 12.30pm and 1pm and af­ter the 6.30pm Mass.

Holy Week & Easter Cer­e­monies: Spy Wed­nes­day (To­day) – 8pm Pen­i­ten­tial Ser­vice (with vis­it­ing priests); To­mor­row ( Holy Thurs­day) – 5pm ‘Do this in mem­ory‘ Mass; 8pm Mass of the Lord’s Sup­per and 9pm Ado­ra­tion of the Blessed Sacra­ment in St. Anne’s Re­source Cen­tre; Good Fri­day – noon Out­door Sta­tions of the Cross be­side Shanganagh Park House, 3pm Com­mem­o­ra­tion of the Lord’s Pas­sion (With Holy Com­mu­nion); 7.30pm Prayer Around the Cross (With Taize Mu­sic); Holy Satur­day – 9pm Easter Vigil Mass. Easter Sun­day Masses are at 8am, (9am in St. Colum­cille’s Hospi­tal), 10am, noon and 6pm. From Easter Mon­day (April 5) to Fri­day April 9 daily Mass will be cel­e­brated at 10am – No Evening Mass.

Con­fes­sions: Th­ese will be heard af­ter to­day’s (Wed­nes­day) 10am Mass and at tonight’s 8pm Pen­i­ten­tial Ser­vice; to­mor­row (Holy Thurs­day) at noon, 5.45pm and 9pm; on Good Fri­day at 3.45pm and 8pm and on Holy Satur­day from 12 Noon to 1pm and 8pm to 8.30pm.

Mirac­u­lous Medal: Mirac­u­lous Medal De­vo­tions take place at the Mon­day 10am Mass.

Bap­tisms: Bap­tisms take place in St. Anne’s Church at 12.45pm on the 1st Sun­day of the Month and at 5pm on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Satur­days of the Month. A month’s no­tice is re­quired. Please con­tact the St. Anne’s Parish Of­fice lo­cated in St. Anne’s Re­source Cen­tre to make your ar­range­ments.

Parish Of­fice Hours: The Parish Of­fice is open 9am to 5pm Mon­day to Thurs­day and on Fri­day from 9am to 3pm. St. Anne’s Re­source Cen­tre is open 9am to 8.30pm Mon­day to Thurs­day and on Fri­day from 9am to 3pm.

House Bless­ing: If you would like a priest to call by and bless your home, Fr. Michael O’Dwyer is avail­able to do this. To make ar­range­ments, please call the Parish Of­fice at 282 2277.

Morn­ing Prayer: Morn­ing Prayer is said in the Church at 9.20am from Mon­day to Satur­day each week and is fol­lowed by the Rosary. Every­one is wel­come.

Child Pro­tec­tion Pol­icy in the Parish: St. Anne’s Parish is fully com­pli­ant with the Dioce­san Pol­icy on Child Pro­tec­tion with the Parish Child Pro­tec­tion State­ment dis­played promi­nently in the Church porches, Sac­risty, St. Anne’s Re­source Cen­tre and schools. This is re­viewed at ev­ery meet­ing of the Parish Pas­toral Coun­cil to en­sure that the parish in full com­pli­ance with the Dioce­san guide­lines.

Bethany Sup­port Group: Those who have been be­reaved and would like sup­port in the their grief, now or in the fu­ture, can con­tact the Bethany Be­reave­ment Sup­port by call­ing Rita at 282 5582 or the Parish Of­fice on 282 2277.

Youth 2000: Call­ing all 16 to 35 year olds. Have you ever won­dered what Youth 2000 is all about? – For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion call Gabriela on 0877669193.

Con­fir­ma­tion Dates: On Satur­day, April 17 stu­dents from St. Anne’s NS and Rath­michael will be con­firmed and stu­dents from Scoil Mhuire on the fol­low­ing Satur­day - April 24.

Holy Com­mu­nion: First Holy Com­mu­nion for St. Anne’s NS takes place on Satur­day, May 8; for Scoil Mhuire on Satur­day, May 15 and Rath­michael on Sun­day, May 16.

Parish Ra­dios: More parish ra­dios to re­ceive the parish ra­dio link have now ar­rived in St. Anne’s Re­source Cen­tre. If any­one would like to spon­sor a ra­dio for an el­derly or house­bound per­son their do­na­tion would be very wel­come. The ac­tual cost of a ra­dio is €35.

Parish Pil­grim­age: The 2010 Parish Pil­grim­age to Lour­des de­parts from Shankill on Au­gust 11 for 5 nights at the Ho­tel Jeanne d’Arc. The cost is €719 and Fr. Rory will ac­com­pany the pil­grim­age as Spir­i­tual Di­rec­tor. Please con­tact Cath­leen on 282 4195 or the Parish Of­fice.

Parish Pas­toral Coun­cil: The PPC in­vites and wel­comes sug­ges­tions and com­ments from parish­ioners which can be left into St. Anne’s Re­source Cen­tre. The April meet­ing of the PPC will take place at 8pm on Mon­day, April 19, in St. Anne’s Re­source Cen­tre at which a meet­ing held the pre­vi­ous Mon­day – April 12 in Johnston Parish to con­sider the clus­ter­ing of the parishes lo­cally will be dis­cussed.

The Easter Me­sasage: A Re­treat ex­plor­ing the Easter Mes­sage will be held in All Hal­lows Col­lege Drum­con­dra, on Holy Thurs­day, Good Fri­day and Holy Satur­day. There will be guided re­flec­tions, talks, med­i­ta­tions and tra­di­tional prayer as well as time for per­sonal re­flec­tion, and the chap­lain will be avail­able over the three days. The cost of this fully res­i­den­tial course is €260 but there are other price op­tions. Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion avail­able from All Hal­lows Col­lege on 01-852 0754.

A Day for Your­self: April’s ‘A Day for Your­self‘ at the Or­lagh Re­treat Cen­tre has as the theme ‘Know­ing how to trust and be trusted‘ and is based on the fact that re­la­tion­ships form an im­por­tant part of our lives and that if they are to be healthy we need to form re­la­tion­ships win which there is trust. The day will be led by Dr. Ber­nadette Toal and Fr. John Byrne and will take place on Satur­day April 10. It runs from 10am to 4.30pm with the op­por­tu­nity for stay­ing on for Mass af­ter­wards – the days costs €50 in­clud­ing lunch. Or­lagh Re­treat Cen­tre is based on the Old Court Road, Dublin 16. To book a place con­tact Fr. John Byrne on 01-495 8193 or email:info@or­lagh.ie.

RATH­MICHAEL C OF I

Holy Week Ser­vices: To­day (Wed­nes­day) – 8pm Ser­vice with Greg Fromholz and 3Rock Youth. To­mor­row (Maundy Thurs­day) – 7.30pm Seder Meal, the Ser­vice be­gins at 7.30pm sharp. Good Fri­day – 10.30am Morn­ing Ser­vice and 8pm Evening Ser­vice.

Easter Sun­day Ser­vices: Ser­vices of Wor­ship for Easter Day, the first Sun­day of Easter, are 8.30am Holy Com­mu­nion, 11am Holy Com­mu­nion and 7pm Evening Ser­vice – Lec­tor Avril Ward­law.

Mums and Tod­dlers: The Rath­michael Mums and Tod­dlers Group meets on Wed­nes­days be­tween 10.30am and 12.30pm in the Erck Hall be­side Rath­michael Church. All mums, ba­bies and tod­dlers are wel­come. Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion from San­dra Grif­fin at 087-6332133.

Al­pha/In-Be­tween Book Group: Last night (Tues­day) Chris and Susie Horn hosted the March meet­ing at the book club un­der dis­cus­sion was ‘We need to talk bout Kevin’ by Lionel Shriver.

The April meet­ing will take place on April 27 when the book un­der dis­cus­sion will be ’The Glass Cas­tle ‘ by Jean­nette Walls.

OLD DUBLIN SO­CI­ETY

Read­ers wish­ing to join The Old Dublin So­ci­ety which cov­ers the his­tory of Dublin City and County which in­cludes Shankill can ob­tain a mem­ber­ship ap­pli­ca­tion form from pub­lic li­braries in Shankill, Dalkey, Cabin­teely and Bray or by post from James Scan­nell, - Old Dublin So­ci­ety PRO, 19 Hazel­wood, Shankill, Dublin 18. SAE with in­quiries ap­pre­ci­ated.

The Spring Pro­gramme con­cludes tonight (Wed­nes­day) at 6.30pm in the Dublin City Li­brary and Archive, 138 – 144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2 with a lec­ture by Dr. Pa­tri­cia McCabe on ‘The Lord Chan­cel­lors’ Car­riage ‘. All wel­come, ad­mis­sion free.

SHANKILL ICA

Meet­ings of the Shankill Guild ICA takes place at 8pm on the sec­ond Mon­day of each month in the Shankill Old Folks As­so­ci­a­tion Day Cen­tre, Lower Road, Shankill.

The Guild’s Ac­tiv­ity Night takes place at 8 p.m. on the third Mon­day of each month in the Shankill Old Folks As­so­ci­a­tion Day Cen­tre.

The Craft Morn­ing takes place each Wed­nes­day from 10.30am to 1pm in St. Anne’s Re­source Cen­tre. New mem­bers wel­come - con­tact Ms. Betty Mur­ray at 2820069.

SUP­PORT GROUP

There is a con­fi­den­tial sup­port group in Shankill avail­able to any­one who suf­fers from anx­i­ety dis­or­der or panic at­tacks. Don­tact Kathy on 085-7386 736 to ob­tain fur­ther in­for­ma­tion.

S.A.R.A.

The Shankill Ac­tive Re­tire­ment is al­ways in­ter­ested in new mem­bers who will find that it op­er­ates a wide range of ac­tiv­i­ties.

Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion on SARA avail­able from Chair­per­son Clare Ka­vanagh at 2840170 or Ed Wilkins at 2820735.

BOOK SALE

The April First Satur­day Book Sale takes place this Satur­day from 10am and 1pm in the Shankill Old Folks As­so­ci­a­tion Cen­tre on Lower Road. There’s noth­ing to beat a good book and there will be books galore to suit all tastes.

All the pro­ceeds from the sales go to­wards en­hanc­ing the lives of our lo­cal se­niors who use the day cen­tre and the meals on wheels ser­vice. So make a point of call­ing in on Satur­day morn­ing – you never know what you might find.

HIS­TOR­I­CAL SO­CI­ETY

Next Wed­nes­day, April 7, the next meet­ing of the Rath­michael His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety takes place at 8pm in Rath­michael School, Stone­bridge Road (Dublin Road), at which John Len­non will present his lec­ture on ‘St. Naithi’s Church, Dun­drum‘.

All are wel­come to at­tend – mem­bers of other lo­cal his­tory so­ci­eties es­pe­cially wel­come.

OLD FOLKS

The Shankill Old Folks As­so­ci­a­tion is al­ways glad to wel­come new mem­bers to the Shankill Old Folks As­so­ci­a­tion Cen­tre on Lower Road ev­ery Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon from 2pm to 4pm which in­cludes tea and a raf­fle fol­lowed by bingo.

Trans­port can be ar­ranged, call 2826364.

Vol­un­tary helpers are al­ways wel­come too, ei­ther in the Day Cen­tre, on the Meals on Wheels ser­vice or help­ing with the monthly First Satur­day Book Sales.

USED MO­BILE PHONES

Re­cently, Scoil Mhuire in­stalled a new in­ter­ac­tive white­board which was made pos­si­ble through the do­na­tions of old mo­bile phones boosted with some cash do­na­tions.

Stu­dents and teach­ers of Scoil Mhiore have now em­barked on a cam­paign to col­lected a fur­ther 300 so that they can in­stall an­other white­board.

The con­ver­sion of old mo­bile phones into white­boards is pos­si­ble through the good offices of the Jack and Jill Foun­da­tion.

So if you, or any of your fam­ily and friends have old mo­bile phones ly­ing around the house, please do­nate them to this very good cause.

Old mo­bile phones can be left into St. Anne’s Parish Of­fice lo­cated in St. Anne’s Re­source Cen­tre or dropped into the school di­rectly af­ter Sun­day or at any time.

SPRING CLEAN DAY

This year’s Shankill Spring Clean Up Day will take place on Satur­day April 24 and the Shankill Tidy Towns Or­gan­i­sa­tion would ap­pre­ci­ate an hour of every­one’s time on this day to help clean up Shankill.

Bags, lit­ter pick­ets and gloves will be pro­vided. Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion from:www.shankill­mat­ters.com.

CLAS­SI­CAL MU­SIC CLUB

The next meet­ing of the Shankill Clas­si­cal Mu­sic Club will take place at 7.45pm on Wed­nes­day, April 7 in the Shankill Old Folk’s Cen­tre, Lower Road, and all are wel­come to at­tend.

Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion from www.shankill­clas­si­cal.org or call Sheila Thomp­son on 01-2822481 or Bernard Clarke at 01-2820644.

TA­BLE QUIZ

On Thurs­day April 15, the Shankill Tide Towns Or­ga­ni­za­tion will hold a ta­ble quiz to raise funds for its Spring ac­tiv­i­ties at 8pm in Brady’s Main Street, Shankill.

SHANKILL LI­BRARY

The Li­brary will be closed Good Fri­day, Holy Satur­day and Easter Mon­day.

Ti­mothy Clarke, Em­mett and Kayla Harten, Paula Hughes and Rory, Dy­lan and Adri­enne Hughes en­joy­ing the vin­tage plough­ing in Round­wood in aid of St. Cather­ine’s School.

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