Services of Worship for This Sunday - The Fifth Sunday in Lent: 8.30am - Holy Communion; 11am - Holy Communion and 7pm - Evening Prayer.
Sunday Night' Bridge Night in Rathmichael School: This event takes place at 7.30pm this Sunday in Rathmichael School in aid of Debbie Appelbe who will be working with children as a SUAS volunteer in India this summer. Prizes, Raffle & Light Refreshments. Entrance €10 per person. For booking and further information contact Anne at 086-1675888. All welcome. 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.
Parish Office Hours: The Parish Office is open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and Friday from 9am to 3pm.
Mass Times: 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. Mass is now broadcast on-line and can be viewed by logging onto the parish website:www.stannesparishshankill.com and then clicking onto video link.
Baptisms: Baptisms take place in St. Anne's Church at 12.45pm on the 1st Sunday of the Month and at 5pm of 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 visiting 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.
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.
The Bethany Support Group is holding a five week support programme on Wednesday evenings which commenced last Wednesday night at 7.45pm. If you are feeling the pain of loss, this series of lectures may offer support and consolation. Come on the night, no booking needed. Each meeting will end with refreshments an a chat. Venue is the Church of the Apostles Meeting Room, Ballybrack, tonight (Wednesday) and Wednesdays / April 2nd , April 9th , and April 16th .
Easter Chicks: Easter Chicks are now available for purchase for €2 each in St. Anne's Resource Centre. All the proceeds will go towards helping to fund volunteers and sick people from the Parish, go to Lourdes later this year.
House Masses: If you would like to have Mass celebrated in your home with your neighbour, please contact the St. Anne's Parish Office.
Bridge Night On Sunday: This event, which is in aid of Debbie Appelbe who will be working with children as a SUAS volunteer in India this summer, will take place in Rathmichael National School at 7.30pm sharp on Sunday night. Prizes, Raffle & Light Refreshments. Entrance fee - €10 per person. For booking and further details contact Anne at 086-1675888. All welcome.
Unused Bus Ticket Credit: If you have paid more than the exact fare on a Dublin Bus service, the driver will have issuing a passenger change ticket for the amount of the overpayment. If you are not claiming this credit , please leave into St. Anne's Resource Centre as the Parish can claim the refund and send the money to the Missions in Africa.
Become a Volunteer: We already have a vibrant Parish Community but we always need more people to get involved in an active way. If you would like to offer some time as a Volunteer in our Parish, please speak with Elaine Hogan in the Parish Office.
SMA Appeal: A priest from the Society of African Missions will give a talk at all this weekends Masses. He will distribute envelopes for donations should you wish to contribute towards this very worthy cause.
St. Vincent de Paul Society: The members of the Parish Conference of St. Vincent de Paul Society wish to thank all those who contributed to their March collection which amounted to €2014.
First Friday: This Friday is the First Friday of the Month and the Blessed Sacrament Adoration Chapel will be open from 10.30am to 7.30pm. Priests will be available on tbhids day to visit the sick and housebound in the parish. Please contact the Parish office if you know of someone who would like a priest to visit them.
Youth Mass: Our April Youth Mass will be held this Saturday at 7.,30pm in St. Anne's Resource Centre. If you would like to get involved in the Youth Mass, please contact the St. Anne's Parish Office on 012822277. We need Readers, Musicians, Hospitality and Social Team. Come along, meet new people and make new friends.
Support Network for Separated, Divorced and Re-married People: A support network for separated, divorced and divorced-and-re-married people has been set up within the St. Anne's Parish Community and all are welcome to contact us by texting 087-3814213 or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pallottine 2014 Lourdes Pilgrimage: St. Anne's Parish, Shankill & St. Patrick's Parish, Corduff Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from August 23rd to August 28th. Staying in Hotel Louis de France, 5 nights full board €699 per person inclusive. Accompanied by Spiritual Director Fr. Liam McClarey, SAC. Further information available from St. Anne's Resource Centre, call 01-2822704 or Kathleen May 01-2824195.
Saturday's Lenten Walk: On Saturday there will be Lenten Walk in Glendalough led by Fr. Eamonn Monson, departing from Glendalough Visitors Centre at 11.30am. This year an alternative route will be used and will not be a strenuous as last year's route. After the walk participants will be returning to St. Anne's Resource Centre for soup and sandwiches. Please contact St. Anne's Resource Centre at 01-2822277 by today (Wednesday) to put your name down for the lunch.
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. BOOK SALE
On Saturday mor4ning The April First Saturday Book Sale will take place between 10am and 1 pm in the Shankill Old Folks Day Centre, Lower Road, Shankill, The First Saturday Book Sale supports the Shankill Old Folks Association and Meals on Wheels.
There is always an excellent array of books on offer to choose from so make a point of calling in during Saturday morning and avail of the opportunity to obtain some excellent reading material as you never know what you might find. All welcome. Donations of books, other than school/text books, appreciated and accept on the day. 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:email@example.com. HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Tonight (Wednesday) the April meeting of the Rathmichael Historical Society, Shankill's own local history society, takes place at 8pm in Rathmichael School, Stonebridge Road, Shankill, at which Patricia Butler will present her lecture ' Wicklow Through the Artist's Eye '.
This is the Society's final indoor meeting until August when the Society's week long Summer School of evening lectures on archaeology takes place.