CHRIST CHURCH COI
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.