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Holy Week Ser­vices: To­day (Wed­nes­day) 8pm - Evening Ser­vice; To­mor­row - 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.

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.stannes­ 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.

Holy Week and Easter Cer­e­monies: To­day (Wed­nes­day ): Mass at 10am and 7.30pm; To­mor­row - 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: 12 Noon - The Way of the Cross in St. Anne's Church; 3pm - Com­mem­o­ra­tion of the Lord's Pas­sion and Holy Com­mu­nion; 7pm - Prayer around the Cross.

Easter Sun­day: Holy Satur­day: 9pm - Easter Vigil Mass. Easter Sun­day: Mass at 8am, 9am in the Hospi­tal, 10.30am, 12 Noon and 6pm.

Con­fes­sions: To­day (Wed­nes­day ) : Pen­i­ten­tial Ser­vice at 8pm; To­mor­row - Holy Thurs­day: 12 Noon to 12.30pm; Good Fri­day: 3.45pm; Holy Satur­day: 12 Noon to 12.30pm; 8pm to 8.30pm.

The Way of the Cross: Re­hearsals will take place to­mor­row (Holy Thurs­day) and on Good Fri­day at 11am in St. Anne's Re­source Cen­tre.

House Masses: If you would like to have Mass cel­e­brated in your home with your neigh­bour, please con­tact the St. Anne's 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.

Not-So-Se­cret Choir: Once again the choir will as­sem­ble to re­hearse for our Mass on Sun­day June 8th - Pen­te­cost Sun­day, in cel­e­bra­tion of the vi­brant com­mu­nity in Shankill. All mu­si­cian and singers, who wish to be in­volved, are asked to meet for re­hearsal be­tween 8pm and 9pm in St. Anne's Church, each Tues­day night from April 29th. People from all ages are wel­come and can look for­ward to en­joy­ing a fun so­cial gath­er­ing.

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.

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 lis­

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.stannes­ 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:shankil­l­lib@dl­r­ The li­brary will be closed Good Fri­day, Holy Satur­day and Easter Mon­day due to Easter. HIS­TOR­I­CAL SO­CI­ETY

To­day (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. CLEAN UP DAY

Last Satur­day Shankill Tidy Towns held its An­nual Clean Up Day sim­i­lar to the for­mat used last year. Meet­ings points were at the top of Quinn's Road and out­side the Garda Sta­tion. Other res­i­den­tial groups and or­gan­i­sa­tions also held their work ac­tiv­i­ties at var­i­ous lo­ca­tions around the District. BLOOD DO­NA­TIONS

The mo­bile unit of the Ir­ish Blood Trans­fu­sion Ser­vice 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. FUNDRAIS­ING CAR WASH

On Fri­day April 25th the 52nd Dublin Scout Group will hold a fundrais­ing car wash fro9m 6.30pm to 9pm in St. Anne's Na­tional School, Shankill. €7 per car.

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