SHANKILL

Bray People - - DISTRICT NEWS -

RATHMICHAEL COI

Ser­vices of Wor­ship for this Sun­day - The Third Sun­day af­ter the Epiphany: Ser­vices for this Sun­day are 8.30am Holy Com­mu­nion, 11am Morn­ing Prayer fol­lowed af­ter­wards by cof­fee in the Erck Hall, and 7pm Holy Com­mu­nion - Lec­tor Fiona McCarthy.

The Jan­uary Book Club: The Club will be read­ing two books for the Jan­uary 2013 meet­ing - ‘Tigers in Red Weather' by Liza Klauss­man or ‘The House­maid's Daugh­ter' by Bar­bara Mutch. ST. ANNE'S PAR­ISH

Re­source Cen­tre Hours: St. Anne's Re­source Cen­tre is open 9am to 8.30pm Mon­day to Thurs­day and on Fri­day from 9am to 3pm. Those re­quir­ing Bap­tism / Con­fir­ma­tion cer­tifi­cates or ap­pli­ca­tion forms for Bap­tism can ob­tain them dur­ing the above hours. Please note that the Par­ish Of­fice is the only place where cer­tifi­cates and ap­pli­ca­tion forms can be pro­cessed.

Par­ishOf­ficeHours: The Par­ish Of­fice is open from 9am to 5pm Mon­day to Thurs­day and Fri­day from 9am to 3pm.

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. Please note that when vis- it­ing the Par­ish Of­fice to ar­range a bap­tism, the child's birth cer­tifi­cate should be brought as it nec­es­sary to pho­to­copy it for the par­ish records but it will be re­turned im­me­di­ately.

Times of Masses: Mass is cel­e­brated in St. Anne's Church at 10am and 7.30pm Mon­day to Fri­day, (ex­cept dur­ing July & Au­gust). Week­end Mass times are Satur­day 6.30pm Vigil Mass and on Sun­day at 8am, (9am in St. Pa­trick's Church in St. Colum­cille's Hospi­tal), 10.30am (Fam­ily Mass), 12 Noon, and 6pm. Con­fes­sions are heard on Satur­days af­ter the 10am Mass, be­tween 12.30pm and 1pm and af­ter the 6.30pm Mass.

Bethany Be­reave­ment Group: The Bethany Be­reave­ment Group is a vol­un­tary par­ish-based min­istry who are trained to lis­ten and to help the be­reaved and griev­ing. The Group holds a Drop In Cen­tre on the First Fri­day of the Month at 10am in St, Anne's Re­source Cen­tre, and can be con­tacted via St. Anne's Re­source Cen­tre by call­ing 01-282 2704.

Par­ish Pas­toral Coun­cil Meet­ing: The St. Anne's PPC can be con­tacted via the Par­ish Of­fice in St. Anne's Re­source Cen­tre.

Faith Friends Meet­ing: To­mor­row night (Thurs­day) the third ses­sion of Faith Friends for the Con­fir­ma­tion .

Mas­son­line: Mass is now broad­cast on­line and can be viewed by log­ging onto the www.stannes­parishshankill.com and then click­ing onto video link.

Par­ishDatabase: If you would like to be in­cluded in this data­base so that you can be kept abreast of events and news in the par­ish, please fill in a form which is avail­able in St. Anne's Re­source Cen­tre.

Face­book: St. Anne's Par­ish is now on Face­book. Search for St. Anne's Par­ish, Shankill; click on “pages” (left hand side un­der All Re­sults); “like” the page; re­ceive up­dates di­rectly into your Face­book ac­count.

Par­ish Web­site: The par­ish web­site is www.stannes­parishshankill.com. SHANKILL ICA

Monthly meet­ings, ex­cept dur­ing the sum­mer months break, for the coming sea­son of the Shankill I.C.A. Guild. take place on the 2nd Mon­day of the month at 7.30pm in St. Anne's Re­source Cen­tre. New mem­bers wel­come - con­tact Ms. Betty Mur­ray at 2820069. Lo­cal his­to­rian James Scan­nell was the guest speaker for the Jan­uary meet­ing at which he gave mem­bers 'A Pic­ture of Shankill in Jan­uary 1913'. The Fe­bru­ary meet­ing will take place at 8pm on Mon­day Fe­bru­ary 11th in St. Anne's Re­source Cen­tre. AC­TIVE RE­TIRE­MENT

Any­one in­ter­ested in join­ing SARA - Shankill Ac­tive Re­tire­ment As­so­ci­a­tion - is asked to con­tact Pat O'Connor at 2820733. OLD FOLKS AS­SO­CI­A­TION

The Shankill Old Folks As­so­ci­a­tion is al­ways glad to wel­come new mem­bers to ' The Club ' which is held in 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. BOOK SALE

The Fe­bru­ary First Satur­day Book Sale, which sup­ports the Shankill Old Folks As­so­ci­a­tion and Meals on Wheels, will take place in the Shankill Old Folks As­so­ci­a­tion Cen­tre be­tween 10am and 1pm on Satur­day Fe­bru­ary 2nd so make a point of call­ing in some­time that morn­ing as you never know what you might find as there is al­ways a fan­tas­tic ar­ray of read­ing ma­te­rial on of­fer at bargain prices. Do­na­tions of books, other than school / text­books, wel­come and ap­pre­ci­ated. HIS­TOR­I­CAL SO­CI­ETY

On Wed­nes­day Fe­bru­ary 6th Tom Mo­ran will present his lec­ture 'The Ir­ish Cot­tage ' at 8pm to the Rathmichael His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety in Rathmichael School, Stone­bridge Road (Dublin Road end), Shankill, Co. Dublin - all wel­come. Mem­bers of the So­ci­ety are re­minded that an­nual mem­ber­ship sub­scrip­tions fell due for re­newal on Jan­uary 1st and can be re­newed at this meet­ing. Those wish­ing to join the So­ci­ety can do so at this meet­ing. SHANKILL LI­BRARY

The open­ing hours for Shankill Li­brary are 10am to 1pm and from to 5pm on Mon­days and Wed­nes­days and on al­ter­nate Fri­days and Satur­days. The li­brary is open on Tues­days and Thurs­days from 2pm to 8pm. To re­new or in­quire about a book call 01-2823801 or Email:shankil­l­lib@dl­r­coco.ie. EN­ROL­MENT

En­rol­ment for Septem­ber for the pre- school cen­tre lo­cated in St. Anne's Re­source Cen­tre for 2 ½ to 5 year olds, has now com­menced.

Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion from Sheena on 086-4066 308. TIDY TOWNS CAL­EN­DARS

The Tidy Towns Cal­en­dars are now on sale in St. Anne's Re­source Cen­tre for €8 each or two or more at €7.50 each. Thank you to all those who submitted pho­tos.

This cal­en­dar makes a great gift aide to send to fam­ily and friends. All the pro­ceeds from the cal­en­dar go to­wards im­prove­ment projects car­ried out by the Shankill Tidy Towns, work­ing with the com­mu­nity that Shankill re­mains a great place in which to live, work and visit. TOM DODD, R.I.P.

The death took plane last week of Tom, Dodd, Lower Road, a long time res­i­dent of Shankill and who pos­sessed a phe­nom­e­nal knowl­edge of the his­tory of Shankill.

Tom was one of the found­ing mem­bers of the Shankill Cam­era Club and pro­duced sev­eral very re­ceived au­dio-vis­ual pre­sen­ta­tions in­clud­ing 'The His­tory of Recorded Sound ' and ' The Eucharis­tic Congress'.

In re­cent years his panel ex­hi­bi­tion re­call­ing the 1932 Eucharis­tic Congress was dis­played in numer­ous lo­ca­tions. He was also ex­tremely an ex­pert on clas­si­cal or­na­men­tal plas­ter­work and skilled in the art of cal­lig­ra­phy pro­duc­ing cer­tifi­cates for many or­gan­i­sa­tions in­clud­ing the ti­tle art work for one Bray Cam­era Club 8mm film ' Mak­ing Ends Meet '.

He will be sadly missed by all those who knew him.

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