Parish of Powerscourt with Kilbride Services of Worship in Powerscourt for Sunday, May 8: 8.30 a.m. Holy Communion (said); 11.30 a.m. Family Service Every Monday in Powerscourt: Open church and daily prayer at 10 a.m., midday, and 5 p.m. Every Thursday in Powerscourt: 10 a.m. – Holy Communion and Prayer for the Sick.
Services of Worship in Kilbride for Sunday, May 8, : 10 a.m. Family Service.
ST MARY’S CHURCH
Mass Times: Enniskerry: Sunday: Vigil Mass: Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 11 a.m. Weekday Mass at 10.15 a.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Prayer Service on Wednesday. Masses on Holy Days at 10.15 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Curtlestown: Sunday 10 a.m.; Glencree: 9 a.m. First Sunday of the month; Kilmacanogue: Sunday 10 a.m., Friday 10 a.m.
Start looking for your Stilettos and Stetsons and save the date as St Mary’s and St Gerard’s National School, Enniskerry, are holding a Barn Dance on Friday, May 27, at 8 p.m. in the Powerscourt Arms Hotel to raise funds for their school. This event was a lot of fun last year so don’t miss out. Tickets can be purchased directly from the school or at the Powerscourt Arms and Country House Hotel. Tickets are now on sale.
BLESSING OF GRAVES
In Killegar on Thursday, June 30, at 7.30 p.m.; Kil- macanogue on Sunday, August 21, at 3 p.m.; Curtlestown on Sunday, August 28, at 3 p.m.; and Glencree on Sunday, September 4, after 9 a.m. Mass.
The annual walk in aid of St Colman’s Patients Benefit Fund will be held on Whit Sunday (June 5) in the hospital grounds in Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow.
PILGRIMAGE TO WEXFORD
Visit to Our Lady’s Island on Monday, August 15: Bus will leave village at 11 a.m., and will return at approx 9.30 p.m. We arrive in time for light refreshments and to attend Mass. Dinner will be booked for 6 p.m. in Queen’s Quarter, Newcastle, on way home. Please book your place by phoning Lily Kavanagh on 2867192. Bus deposit of €10 must be paid on booking.
God’s Housekeepers are looking for help on Monday mornings for half an hour from 10.45 a.m. to 11.15 a.m. to clean St Mary’s Church, even if you cannot commit to every week, every second week, once a month, all help appreciated.
LEGION OF MARY
The Kilmacanogue Presidium neets at 3.30 p.m. every Tuesday in the sacristy of St Mochonog’s. New members are most welcome. Group recite the Rosary on the first Saturday of each month at midday at the Grotto in the Church grounds. Visit legionofmary.ie for more.
James Scannell, vice-chairperson of the Bray Cualann Historical and PRO of the Old Dublin Society, will be the guest speaker for the Thursday, May 12, 8.30 p.m. meeting of the Enniskerry History Society, which meets under the guidance of its president John Callan in the Powerscourt Arms and Country House Hotel. He will present his lecture ‘Some County Wicklow Railway Mishaps’. All welcome – contribution €4. Further information on the Enniskerry History Society and its activities available from John Callan at 01 2867853. at 5.30 p.m. for learners and 6.30 for the more advanced, and this will continue till September 20. Sports will include canoeing, body boarding, paddle boarding, coasteering, and snorkelling.