CHRIST CHURCH COI
This Sunday's Services of Workship - The Second Sunday of Easter: 8.30am - Holy Communion 2; 11am - Service of Baptism.
Parish Fete: This takes place on Saturday May 17.
Holy Redeemer Parish Notes Regular Prayer Opportunities: Prayer Group in the Side Chapel on Mondays at 8pm; Lectio Divinio Group in the Upper Room of the Coffee Dock on Tuesdays 11am to 12 Noon; Life in the Spirit Seminars on Wednesdays at 7.30pm in the Little Flower Hall; Adoration followed by Benediction in the Church on Thursdays after 7pm Mass until 8pm; Silent Holy Hour in the Side Chapel on Fridays 11am to 12 Noon.
Easter Week Timetable: Today (Wednesday) to Friday: Mass at 10am No Evening Mass. No Evening Mass. This Saturday / Sunday - Masses as usual. Week of Monday April 28th to Friday May 2nd : Mass at 10am. No Evening Mass.
Easter Magazine; Copies of the Easter Magazine are available on the tables of the church. Please take one home with you.
Trocaire Boxes: These can be returned to the Sacristy on to the Parish Office during the week.
Thank You: The recent church gate collection in aid of the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI) amounted to €968 - thank you for your generosity.
Coffee Dock: This will re-open on Sunday after the 10.30am Family Mass.
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. Medjugorgje 2014: Departing from Dublin October 15th . Price ?619 including return day flights from Dublin - 7 nights on half-board basis near St. James' Church. Full religious programme operated by Marian Pilgrimages. For details contact Margaret O'Brien on 086-3234751.
How to get in touch with the Holy Redeemer Conference of St. Vincent de Paul Society: Members of the Holy Redeemer Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul can be contacted by writing to the Conference c/o The Parish Centre, Herbert Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow, or by calling the confidential Help Line at 087- 9724668.
Use Your Net: The Holy Redeemer Parish web site is: www.holyredeemerbray.ie HOLY REDEEMER PARISH
Holy Week Timetable: Next Monday: Mass at 10am and 7pm. 7.30pm Communal Penitential Service in St. Peter's Church, Little Bray. Next Tuesday: Mass at 10am and 7pm. 7.30pm Communal Pen- itential Service in St. Mary's Church, Enniskerry. Next Wednesday: Mass at 10am and 7pm; Holy Hour- silence, guided prayer & music at 9pm. 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 Serice 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. 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.
ST. PETER'S PARISH
St. Peter's Parish, Little Bray - Parish Notes Parish Office: The Parish Office is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 1pm. Contact the Sacristan Carol Smith in the sacristy between 9.30am and 10.30am.
Mass Times: Monday to Friday at 11am; Saturday at 11am and Vigil at 7.30pm; Sunday at 10am and Family Mass at 11.30am.
Easter Week: Today (Wednesday) to Saturday: Mass at 11am. Weekend Masses as usual.
Christian Meditation: Christian Meditation has resumed in Fr. Ben's house at 9.45am on a Thursday morning. Also there is meditation group in the Sacristy on a Tuesday evening at 7pm. Please contact Sr. Patricia in the parish hall for details.
St. Peter's Parish Conference of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society: The Emergency Number for the local conference of Saint Vincent de Paul is 087 7772 132, please leave a message and somebody will return your call as soon as possible. Meetings take place on Tuesday evenings at 8 pm. Address: Unit 1 Sunnybank Industrial Estate (behind Costcutters), Dargle Road, Bray.
ST. FERGAL'S PARISH
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: This takes place every Friday from 10am to 1pm.
Novena to Anthony: This is said on Tuesday mornings during the 9.30am Mass.
Stations of the Cross in the Church: These are said each Friday in the Church at 3pm. All ages welcome. Easter Mass Bouquet Cards: The intentions of those receiving the cards will be remembered at the 9.30a.m. Mass on Easter Monday. Available from Phyllis and the Parish Office. Parish Trip to Bucharest: Final Meeting takes place on Wednesday 30th April at 7.00p.m. in the Church. A representative from Marathon Travel & the tour guide, who is from Bucharest, will answer any questions you may have regarding the trip. 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 June 14, 2014.
Thank You: The Sunshine Fund Advocate Collection which was held on Palm Sunday amounted to €1576.59.We thank everyone for their outstanding generosity in times of hardship. We also thank the pupils of 6th class in St. Fergal's National Senior School who took up the collection.
Family Summer Concert: Major Minors Junior Orchestra invite you to their Family Summer Concert on Wednesday 14th May at 7pm in St. Fergal's Church. Price: €3 for adults, €2 for children. Major Minors Junior Orchestra is a local community orchestra for primary school children in our area. Contact Aoife 0863848526 or Lisa 087-9194991; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or on Facebook: Major Minors Junior Orchestra.
Bray Community Helpers - Care for the Community: Shopping for what you need - Taking you to Church. Tea and Chat - Helping in the Garden. Take you for a drive - Preparing food for you. Sort out small repairs for you - Waling with you. Do you need help? Could you spare 1 hour a week to help? Do you know someone who needs help? If ' Yes ' contact Helen at 01-2860950 / 086-2700404 or Mary at 0122828693.
OUR LADY QUEEN OF PEACE
Villa Pacis: The Villa will closed today (Wednesday), tomorrow and Friday at 1pm.
Trocaire Boxes: These can be left into the Parish Office between 9am and 1pm this week.
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 D '. Cake Sale: A Cake Sale will take place this Sunday in the Villa Pacis in aid of Bray Bowling Club after the 10.30am and 12 Noon Masses.
Coffee Dock: Open 9am to 12.30pm Monday to Friday.
Easter Week: Today (Wednesday) to Saturday - 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.
AWARE: Support Group Meetings take place weekly on Wednesday nights from 7.30pm to 9pm in the Villa Pacis. We welcome people with experience of depression, stress and anxiety. For information call 01-6617211.
Vevay Active Retirement Association (VARA): 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).
Bingo: Every Monday in the Villa Pacis from 2pm to 4pm. All welcome - come along and enjoy.
Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish Conference of St. Vincent de Paul Society: The designated contact number for those in the parish seeking assistance is 086256 7236.
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. CUALANN SOCIETY
Last Wednesday James Scannell presented a free lecture in Bray Library at 11.30am recalling 'Easter in Bray 100 Years Ago (1914)’. Due to Easter, Tomorrow night (Thursday) the April meeting will take place April in Bray Chamber of Commerce House, 10 Prince of Wales Tce., Quinsboro Road, Bray, at 8pm at which James Scannell will present his illustrated talk 'Saving the drowning Sailors - The December 1943 MV Kerlogue Bay of Biscay Rescue.' The Thursday May 15 meeting will be held in Bray Methodist Church, Florence Road, Bray, and all members and supporters of the Society are asked to note this change in venue.
To mark the 150th Anniversary of the Methodist Church in Bray, The Methodist Community of Bray and the Bray Cualann Historical Society will hold a special talk by Rev. Dudley A. Levistone Cooney, Methodist Historian on 'A History of Methodism in Bray and North Wicklow' at 8pm.
All welcome to attend - admission free but a voluntary donation is requested.
The Bray Cualann Historical Society Summer Outing on Sunday May 18 will be to Arigina Coal Mine, Carrick-On-Shannon, and Kings House, Boyle ,Co. Roscommon. Cost €24.00 (admissions and Bus). Optional Lunch€18.95. Monies will be collected tomorrow night (Thursday) at our April meeting.
Bray & District Council of Trade Unions will hold the Bernard Connolly Memorial Lecture on Monday April 28 at 7.30pm in St Peter's Parish Centre, Little Bray, at which Fergus Whelan will present his lecture ' Dissent into Treason, The Role of the Protestant Dissenters in 1798 Rebellion', and all are welcome to attend. GIVE BLOOD
Visit by Irish Blood Transfusion Service The mobile unit will be in the Royal Hotel, Bray, on tomorrow (Thursday) from 3pm to 5pm & 7pm to 9pm and on Sunday from 12.30pm to 4pm.
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). 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 email@example.com.
Beth McHugh peeps in at chicks in Anvils, Bray.