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Holy Week Timetable: To­day (Wed­nes­day) - Evening Prayer at 8pm; to­mor­row (Thurs­day) Thurs­day - Holy Com­mu­nion and Tene­brae Ser­vice at 8pm. Good Fri­day - 11.30am Hot Cross Bun Ser­vice in St. Andrew's Na­tional School , 2pm to 3pm Vigil Ser­vice in Christ Church Bray; 8pm - Hymns and Read­ings of The Pas­sion.

Easter Sun­day : 6am - Dawn Ser­vice at Bray Head Car park fol­lowed by Con­fir­ma­tion Break­fast in The Rec­tory; 8.30am - Holy Com­mu­nion 1 and 11am - Fam­ily Com­mu­nion.

Par­ish Fete: This takes place on Satur­day May 17th. HOLY REDEEMER PAR­ISH

Holy Week Timetable: To­day ( Wed­nes­day): Mass at 10am and 7pm; Holy Hour-si­lence, guided prayer & mu­sic at 9pm. To­mor­row (Holy Thurs­day) : 10am - Morn­ing Prayer and 7.30pm Mass of the Lord's Sup­per. The church will re­main open un­til 10pm for pri­vate prayer. Good Fri­day: 10am - Morn­ing Prayer. 10am - Out­door Sta­tions of the Cross to Bray Head com­menc­ing in Our Lady Queen of Peace Church; 3pm - The Lord's Pas­sion. 7pm Com­mu­nal Pen­i­ten­tial Ser­vice in St. Fer­gal's Church, Bal­ly­waltrim. Holy Satur­day: 10am - Morn­ing Prayer, 12 Noon-Com­mu­nal Pen­i­ten­tial Ser­vice, 1pm - Food Bless­ing - Pol­ish Easter Tra­di­tion. 4pm to 5pm - In­di­vid­ual Con­fes­sions.

Easter Sun­day: Holy Satur­day - 9pm Easter Vigil Mass. Easter Sun­day: 6am - Ec­u­meni­cal Dawn Ser­vice at Bray Head Car Park fol­lowed by break­fast in the Lit­tle Flower Hall, Masses at 9am, 10.30am and 12 Noon. No Evening Mass.

Easter Week Timetable: Easter Mon­day: 11am Mass. No Evening Mass. Tues­day April 22nd to Fri­day April 25th: Mass at 10am. No Evening Mass. Satur­day April 26th / Sun­day April 27th - Masses as usual. Week of Mon­day April 28th to Fri­day May 2nd : Mass at 10am. No Evening Mass.

Holy Redeemer Youth Cen­tre Up­date: Now that Der­mot is mov­ing on our Par­ish Youth Cen­tre is en­ter­ing a new phase. As an in­te­gral part of our out­reach to the youth of Bray, the Holy Redeemer Youth Cen­tre will con­tinue to be avail­able to our youth for many years to come. The Cen­tre does, how­ever, need some re­dec­o­rat­ing and re­fur­bish­ment so it will be tem­po­rar­ily un­avail­able from April 20th while this work is be­ing car­ried out.

Our plan is to re-open the Youth Cen­tre in mid-June with a pro­gramme of ac­tiv­i­ties for the Sum­mer months. We will up­date you on this plan over the com­ing weeks. Lour­des 2014 - 7th to 12th Septem­ber: The par­ish will again join the

Dioce­san Pil­grim­age to Lour­des in Septem­ber. The fully in­clu­sive price is €707pps. Book­ing forms are avail­able in the sac­risty or at the Par­ish Of­fice - re­turn the form with a de­posit of €100 to se­cure a place. ST. PETER'S PAR­ISH

Holy Week Timetable: To­day (Wed­nes­day) : Mass at 11am. To­mor­row - Holy Thurs­day: No Morn­ing Mass. Morn­ing Prayer at 11am. Mass of the Lord's Sup­per at 7.30pm fol­lowed by Ado­ra­tion at the Al­tar of Re­pose un­til 9.30pm. Good Fri­day: a day of Fast and Ab­sti­nence - Morn­ing Prayer at 11am; Sta­tions of the Cross at 12 Noon; Cel­e­bra­tion of Our Lord's Pas­sion at 3pm, and Prayer around the Cross at 8pm. Holy Satur­day: Morn­ing Prayer at 11am,

Easter Sun­day: Holy Satur­day - Easter Vigil Mass at 9pm. Easter Sun­day: Mass at 10am and 11.30pm.

Easter Week: Mon­day April 21st to Satur­day April 26th : Mass at 11am. ST. FER­GAL'S PAR­ISH

The Par­ish Of­fice: The Par­ish Of­fice will be closed on Good Fri­day & Easter Mon­day

Holy Week Cer­e­monies: To­day (Wed­nes­day): Masses at 7.30a.m. & 9.30am. To­mor­row - Holy Thurs­day: Morn­ing Prayer of the Church at 9.30am, Mass of the Lord's Sup­per at 7.30pm. Prayer be­fore the Al­tar of Re­pose 8.15-8.45pm fin­ish­ing with Night Prayer.

Good Fri­day: Morn­ing Prayer of the Church at 9.30am. Sta­tions of the Cross on Bray Head (Start­ing in Queen of Peace at 10.00am), Sta­tions of the Cross (for chil­dren etc.) at 12.00noon in St. Fer­gal's, Cel­e­bra­tion of the Lord's Pas­sion at 3.00pm. Rec­on­cil­i­a­tion Ser­vice at 7pm. Night Prayer 8.00pm - 8.30pm. Holy Satur­day: Morn­ing Prayer of the Church at 9.30am. Con­fes­sions 10.00am -11.00am. The church will close at 11.00am for Easter Vigil prepa­ra­tions.

Easter Sun­day: Holy Satur­day 0 Easter Vigil Mass at 9.00pm. Easter Sun­day: Masses 8.00am., 10.00am. & 11.30a.m. Ec­u­meni­cal Dawn Ser­vice at 6.00am. Bray Head on Easter Sun­day Morn­ing. Break­fast fol­low­ing the ser­vice in the Lit­tle Flower Hall, Holy Redeemer Par­ish.

Rec­on­cil­i­a­tion Ser­vices: Good Fri­day: St Fer­gal's at 7.00pm. (note time).

Easter Flow­ers: If you would like to of­fer a do­na­tion to­wards the Easter flow­ers in the Church please use the Easter flower do­na­tion en­velopes at the back of the church.

Grand Sum­mer Raf­fle: Tick­ets are now on sale and cost €1 each or €5 for a book of 6. The draw will take place at the Par­ish Fete in St. Fer­gal's Se­nior Na­tional School on Satur­day 14th June. OUR LADY QUEEN OF PEACE

Villa Pacis Room Book­ing: Call 012760045 or email­vil­lafas1@gmail.com.

Easter Hol­i­day Ar­range­ments: The Par­ish Sec­re­tary's of­fice will close to­mor­row (Holy Thurs­day) at 1pm and re-open next Tues­day . The Villa Pacis will be closed all day Good Fri­day and re-open next Tues­day at 9am

Lour­des 2014: Our an­nual Lour­des Pil­grim­age this year will take place from Septem­ber 7th to Septem­ber 12th , Price €707. Book­ings can be made through the Par­ish Of­fice on Mon­day, Tues­day, Thurs­day or Fri­day morn­ings. De­posit of €50 when book­ing.

Hos­pi­tal­ity Team: The team for this Sun­day is ' Team C '.

Holy Week Timetable: To­day (Wed­nes­day) : Mass at 10.30am. To­mor­row - Holy Thurs­day: 7pm - Mass of the Lord's Sup­per, fol­lowed by Ado­ra­tion at the Al­tar of Re­pose un­til mid­night. Good Fri­day - a day of Fast and Ab­sti­nence. Ec­u­meni­cal Sta­tions of the Cross to Bray Head com­menc­ing in the Church, also Sta­tions of the Cross in the Church at 10am. Solemn Cel­e­bra­tion of the Lord's Pas­sion at 3pm. Easter Sun­day: Holy Satur­day - Easter Vigil Mass at 9pm fol­lowed af­ter­wards by re­fresh­ments in the Villa Pacis. Per­pet­ual Ado­ra­tion continues af­ter the Vigil Mass. Easter Sun­day - Ec­u­meni­cal Dawn Ser­vice (Bray Head Car Park) at 6am.

Easter Sun­day Masses at 10.30am and 12 Noon. No Evening Mass. Bugisi: The out­door collection this weekend is in aid of our twin-par­ish Bugisi. We are most grate­ful for your con­tin­ued sup­port.

Easter Week: Mon­day April 21st to Satur­day April 26th - Mass at 10.30am. Weekend Masses as usual Draw­ing Course for Beginners: The du­ra­tion of this course is 6 weeks. Venue is the Villa Pacis (Par­ish Cen­tre). The start­ing date is Wed­nes­day April 30th from 2pm to 4pm. Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion avail­able from Ni­cola Sedg­wick at 085-7396219.

Cof­fee Dock: The Cof­fee Dock in the Villa Pacis is open Mon­day to Fri­day be­tween 9am to 12.30pm.

Par­ish Ra­dio: If you know of some­one who is house­bound and in need of a Par­ish Ra­dio, please con­tact the Par­ish Of­fice be­tween 9am and 1pm Mon­day/Tues­day/ Thurs­day/ Fri­day. The Par­ish Of­fice is closed on Wed­nes­days. Call 01-2745497. A nom­i­nal fee of €25 ap­plies.

Mu­sic and Move­ment for Ba­bies & Tod­dlers: Thurs­day morn­ings in the Villa Pacis - con­tact Emma on 086-309 4896.

Choice The­ory Fo­cus Group: Meets ev­ery 2nd Mon­day in the Villa Pacis from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Con­tact Mau­reen at 086-8756603.

Bingo: Ev­ery Mon­day in the Villa Pacis from 2pm to 4pm. All wel­come - come along and en­joy.

St. Vin­cent de Paul: The des­ig­nated con­tact num­ber for those in the par­ish seek­ing as­sis­tance is 086-256 7236. QOP YOUTH CLUB

Lead­ers in the Queen of Peace Ad­ven­ture Youth Club had a very suc­cess­ful weekend sem­i­nar. De­ci­sions made in­cluded set­ting up a train­ing and in­duc­tion course for new lead­ers, the or­gan­i­sa­tion of a par­ents meet­ing, and the in­tro­duc­tion of snorkelling to the Tues­day evenings wa­ter sports.

Next club events are beau­ti­cian night for the girls, and an over night camp out for the boys. ANX­I­ETY/PANIC SUP­PORT

The anx­i­ety and panic sup­port group meet on Wed­nes­day evenings in the Bal­ly­waltrim Com­mu­nity Cen­tre at 7.30 un­til 9.30pm. We pro­vide a sup­port ser­vice leading to re­cov­ery from all anx­i­ety dis­or­ders or panic at­tacks. All are wel­come. For cur­rent dates and time con­tact Michael Groves on 087 9144775 or 01 2868018. BRAY LI­BRARY

Nor­mal open­ing hours for Bray Li­brary, Eglin­ton Road, Bray, are 10am to 1pm & 2pm to 5pm Mon­day, Wed­nes­day, Fri­day and Satur­day and 1 p.m. to 8.30pm Tues­day and Thurs­day. En­quiries and re­newals: 01-286 2600 or email: brayli­brary@eir­com.net.

Bray Li­brary hosts 2 Book Clubs: The Fam­ily Book Club ages 8 - 12 and par­ents meets on a Satur­day at 2.45pm; The Adult Book Club meets on a Wed­nes­day at 11am. Please ask the li­brary staff for the next meet­ing date of each of these groups. Bor­row­ers are re­minded that books can be re­newed by phone.

To­day (Wed­nes­day) James Scan­nell will present a lec­ture in the li­brary at 11.30am re­call­ing ' Easter in Bray 100 Years Ago (1914) ' - all wel­come and ad­mis­sion free. Due to Easter the li­brary will be closed Good Fri­day, Holy Satur­day and Easter Mon­day. BAL­LY­WALTRIM LI­BRARY

Nor­mal branch open­ing hours are 10am to 1 pm and 2pm to 5pm on Tues­days, Thurs­days and Satur­days, 2pm to 5pm and 6pm to 8pm on Wed­nes­days.

The li­brary is closed on Mon­days and Fridays and Bank Hol­i­day Satur­days. To avail of the li­brary's news­pa­per on mi­cro­film, please phone 01-2723205 to re­serve time on the mi­cro­film viewer and printer. Bor­row­ers are re­minded that books can be re­newed by phone. Due to Easter the li­brary will be closed Good Fri­day, Holy Satur­day and Easter Mon­day. VE­VAY AC­TIVE RE­TIRE­MENT

Ve­vay Ac­tive Re­tire­ment As­so­ci­a­tion (VARA) are hav­ing their an­nual hol­i­day to West­port, Co. Mayo, from May 25th to May 29th. Book­ings can be made in the Villa Pacis on Fri­day morn­ings be­tween 11am and 12.30pm. De­posit re­quired (non re­fund­able). CUALANN SO­CI­ETY

Last Mon­day morn­ing Brian White, Chair­per­son of the Bray Cualann His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, the lo­cal his­tory so­ci­ety for Bray and North Wick­low was the guest speaker a meet­ing of the En­niskerry Old Folks As­so­ci­a­tion. To­day (Wed­nes­day) James Scan­nell, Vice-Chair­man & PRO of the Bray Cualann His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, , will present a free lec­ture in Bray Li­brary at 11.30am re­call­ing ' Easter in Bray 100 Years Ago (1914) ' and all are wel­come to at­tend.

Due to Easter the April meet­ing of the So­ci­ety pre­vi­ously sched­uled to take place to­mor­row, April 17th , which is Holy Thurs­day, has been put back by one week to Thurs­day April 24th, at 8pm in the Bray Cham­ber of Com­merce House 10 Prince of Wales Tce, Quins­boro Road, Bray, at which James Scan­nell will present his lec­ture ' Sav­ing the Drown­ing Sailors - the MV Ker­logue Bay of Bis­cay De­cem­ber 1943 Res­cue '. All wel­come to at­tend.

Book­ing will be taken for the So­ci­ety's an­nual one -day out­ing which this year takes place on Sun­day April 18th tak­ing in the Arigna Coal­field Min­ing Ex­pe­ri­ence and Kings House in Boyle, Co. Roscom­mon which houses the Con­naught Rangers mu­seum. Cost of coach and ad­mis­sions is €24. EN­DEAV­OUR AWARDS

Mon­day April 28th is the clos­ing date for nom­i­na­tions for this year's Bray Cham­ber of Com­merce En­deav­our Awards. Nom­i­na­tions can be made by email to info@bray­cham­ber.ie. BLOOD TRANS­FU­SION

The mo­bile unit will be in the Royal Ho­tel, Bray, on Thurs­day April 24th from 3pm to 5pm & 7pm to 9pm and on Sun­day April 27th from 12.30pm to 4pm.

Derek De­laney from Bray Wheel­ers tak­ing part in the Tour of Wick­low for Bray Cancer Sup­port.

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