Services of Worship for This Sunday - The Sixth Sunday in Lent - Palm Sunday: 8.30am - Holy Communion; 11am - Family Service followed afterwards by coffee in the Erck Hall, and 7pm - Holy Communion - Lector Kate McCauley.
Holy Week Services: Wednesday April 16th: 8pm - Evening Service; Maundy Thursday: 8pm - Celebration of the Eucharist; Good Friday: 10.30am - Morning Service; 8pm - Tenebrae Service; Easter Day - The First Sunday of Easter - : 8.30am - Holy Communion; 11am - Holy Communion; No Evening Service.
The Alpha In/Between Club: The Club will meet on April 29th at which the book for review and discussion will ' On Canaan's Side ' by Sebestian Barry. The book for the May meeting will be ' Blood on the Stones ' by Alan Grainger (of this parish). 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.
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 bap- tism, 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.
Holy Week and Easter Ceremonies: Monday April 14th to Wednesday April 16th: Mass at 10am and 7.30pm; Holy Thursday: 10 am - Chrism Mass in the Pro-Cathedral, Dublin; 8pm - Mass of the Lord's Supper followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 9pm to 10pm in St. Anne's Resource Centre. Good Friday: 12Noon - The Way of the Cross in St. Anne's Church; 3pm - Com- memoration of the Lord's Passion and Holy Communion; 7pm - Prayer around the Cross. Holy Saturday: 9pm - Easter Vigil Mass. Easter Sunday: Mass at 8am, 9am in the Hospital, 10.30am, 12 Noon and 6pm.
Confessions: Wednesday April 16th : Penitential Service at 8pm; Holy Thursday: 12 Noon to 12.30pm; Good Friday: 3.45pm; Holy Saturday: 12 Noon to 12.30pm; 8pm to 8.30pm.
St.Vincent de Paul Advocate Collection: This will take place this weekend. Asays,yoyur generosity is greatly appreciated.
Psychology Workshop: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Anxiety 9.15pm to 1.30pm on Tuesday April 15th ; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Depression 9.15am to 12.30pm on Tuesday April 29th. Cost €50 per workshop. To enquire or book call 01-2771440, St. John of God Hospital Outpatient Services, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin.
Alzheimer Cafe, South County Dublin: Tonight (Wednesday) at 7pm in Bloomfields Hospital, Dublin - Talk on ' Facilitating Conversations in Families following a diagnosis of Dementia/ Alzheimer's ' by Claire Kearney, Mediator, Later Life Mediation. 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.
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.
May Youth Mass: Our May Youth Mass will be held on Saturday May 3rd 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 01-2822277. 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 email@example.com.
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. BOOK SALE
The May First Saturday Book Sale will take place between 10am and 1 pm in the Shankill Old Folks Day Centre, Lower Road, Shankill, on Saturday May 3rd . 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:firstname.lastname@example.org. HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Last Wednesday night of the April meeting of the Rathmichael Historical Society, Shankill's own local history society, took place at 8pm in Rathmichael School, Stonebridge Road, Shankill, at which Patricia Butler presented her lecture ' Wicklow Through the Artist's Eye '.. This was the Society's final indoor meeting until August when the Society's week long Summer School of evening lectures on archaeology takes place.
Next Wednesday Rathmichael Historical Society member James Scannell will present his lecture ' Easter in Bray 100 Years Ago ( 1914) ' in Bray Library at 11.30am. All welcome - admission free.
Members of the Society have also been invited to attend Friday and Saturdays ' Clontarf 1014 - 2014 ' National conference to mark the millennium of the Battle of Clontarf, in the Edmund Burke Lecture Theatre in the Arts Building, Trinity College, Dublin. Further information from www.tcd.ie/history/clontarf; email email@example.com. For registration contact - clontarfconference.eventbrite.ie. CLEAN UP DAY
This Saturday Shankill Tidy Towns will hold its Annual Clean Up Day and is similar to the format used last year. Meetings points are 2pm at the top of Quinn's Road and outside the Garda Station. Different residential groups and sports clubs will be starting at different times. BBQ at 4pm at Cherrington Green for all those who take part. Shankill Tidy Towns will be providing equipment but volunteers are asked to bring along what they think may be useful- yard brushes,spades litter pickers etc. Further information from Shankill Tidy Towns - firstname.lastname@example.org. OLDER OF MALTA QUIZ
The Shankill Unit of the Order of Malta are organising a Table Quiz to raise much needed funds tomorrow night (Thursday) in the Graduate Pub, Rochestown Avenue. Subscription is €10 per person, maximum of 4 persons per table. Your support would be much appreciated.
Sean Ashworth pictured with his family on the occasion of his Confirmation at St. Anne’s Church, Shankill.
Liam Blackbyrne enjoying his Confirmation day at St Anne’s Shankill with Warren, Jamie, Conor and Orla Blackbyrne.