ST JAMES’ CHURCH OF IRELAND, CRINKEN.
Worship Service for Sunday, July 23, Trinity 6: 11 a.m. Sunday Praise.
RATHMICHAEL CHURCH OF IRELAND
Services of Worship on Sunday, July 23, The Sixth Sunday After Trinity: 8.30 a.m. Holy Communion; 11 a.m. Morning Prayer followed afterwards by coffee in the Erck Hall; 7 p.m. Holy Communion, Lector Ingrid Baugh.
Alpha/In-Between Book Club: There is no Book Club meeting in July or August. The three books for summer reading are: ‘ Once we were Sisters’, a memoir by Shiela Koehler; ‘Circling the Sun’. a novel by Paula McLain, and ‘The Stars are Fire’, by Anita Shreve. Meetings will re-commence Tuesday, September 26
The Thursday Group: We will not be meeting in July and August.
Date for your Diary: The Rathmichael Parish and School Fête will take place in the grounds of Rathmichael National School on Saturday, September 2, from midday to 4 p.m.
ST ANNE’S PARISH SHANKILL
St Anne’s Resource Centre Hours: St Anne’s Resource Centre is open 9 a.m. to 8.30 p.m. Monday to Thursday and on Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 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.
Mass Times: Mass is celebrated in St Anne’s Church at 10 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Monday to Friday (except July, August and September). Weekend Mass times are Saturday 6.30 p.m. Vigil Mass and on Sunday at 8 a.m., 10.30 a.m. (Family Mass), midday, and 6 p.m. Confessions are heard on Saturdays after the 10 a.m. Mass, between 12.30 p.m. and 1 p.m., and after the 6.30 p.m. Mass. Mass is now broadcast online and can be viewed by logging onto the parish website: stannesparishshankill.com and then clicking onto video link.
Evening Mass: Please note that there will be No Evening Masses for the months of July, August and September. Evening Mass will resume on Monday, October 2.
Summer Weekday Church Hours: St Anne’s Church will close at the following times over the summer months (July1st to October 1) Monday to Thursday at 4.45 p.m. and on Friday at 2.45 p.m.
St Patrick’s Chapel, Loughlinstown: The celebration of the Sunday 9 a.m. Mass has now ceased in the chapel and will not resume till essential maintenance has been completed.
Baptism Times: Baptisms take place in St Anne’s Church at 1 p.m. on the first Sunday of the month and at 5 p.m. on the second and fourth 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.
Pre-Baptism Meetings: PreBaptism Meetings are held on the last Thursday of every month for parents presenting their children for baptism the following month.
Room Hire – St Anne’s Resource Centre: At present we have availability in the centre for room hire. If you are interested in running your class or course please contact Melissa Tobin at 01 2822777 for further information. Facilities include Free car park, tea or coffee, Use of whiteboard and projector, Flipchart Stands, three rooms available with capacity for 80 people, 25 people, or 15 people.
Thank You.: Thank you to all who participated in the recent ‘ Save the eighth’ Rally. Your support means so much. thelifeinstitute.net.
East Africa Trócaire Appeal: In response to the recent appeal from the Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, an ‘emergency Church Appeal’ for East Africa on behalf of Trócaire will take place this Saturday and Sunday. This collection which will help Trócaire provide clean water, food and sanitation for those in need, will replace the weekly Share collection.
Skilled Woodworker: We need someone to make a ‘Baptismal Tree’. Could you volunteer a little of your time and talent to assist in a new project? We will place a symbol on the Baptismal Tree, for each child who is baptised in our parish during the year. If you are interested, please contact the parish office at 01 2822277.
Feast of St Joachim and St Anne: On Wednesday, July 26, we will celebrate the feast of St Joachim and St Anne. Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. in the church. The Novena to St Anne commenced last Monday. Prayer leaflets on tables.
Shankill Conference of St Vincent de Paul: The July monthly church door collection took place last Saturday and Sunday. Thank you for your support.
Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament: The UAC hold Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the 22nd of each month. This is a worldwide initiative by the Pallottine Family to pray for vocations to the Priesthood and the Religious Life. Please join in prayer with the Pallottine Union of Catholic Apostolate to pray for vocations to the priesthood and religious life. For further information contact Pat Maguire at 087 7532780. Please join in prayer with the Pallottine Union of Catholic Apostolate to pray for vocations to the priesthood and religious life. Adoration will take place in the church this Saturday directly after the 6.30 p.m. Mass.
Magnificat Prayer Book: Please note that the Magnificat Prayer Book now costs €6 per month. If you would like to be added to our list of subscribers, please ask at the parish office. The Magnificat Prayer Book contains the readings and prayers for daily Mass. It also contains meditations, lives of the Saints, prayer for Morning and Evening, based on the Liturgy of the Hours.
Annual Blessing of Graves: Kilmacanogue on Sunday, August 20, at 3 p.m.; Curtlestown on Sunday, August 27, at 3 p.m.
July Film Night: Takes place on Saturday, July 29, at 8 p.m. in St Anne’s Resource Centre. The film being screened is Cole Porter’s ‘High Society’ starring Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra with Louis Armstrong with his band. Admission free – all welcome.
Mary’s Dowry Course: This course continues immediately after 10 a.m. morning Mass each Wednesday at 10.30 a.m. in St Anne’s Resource Centre. These short films give the viewer an insight into the lives of English Martyrs.
Youth 2000 summer Festival: Will take place from Thursday, August 17, to Sunday, August 20, in the Cistercian College, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary. This is an opportunity to experience the Catholic faith and meet many new people. Over 1400 young people attended last year. The festival is donation only. Free buses travelling from all around Ireland. For further information and to book online: see youth2000.ie Or Tel: 01 6753690.
Ministry: We would like to encourage and appeal to parishioners to consider committing their time towards a Ministry in St Anne’s, beginning in September till June 2018. If interested contact the parish office to arrange Garda Vetting over the summer. Some examples are: Reader, Collector, Welcome Team, Hospitality Team, choir, Altar Society.
Volunteers Needed: It is the competition judging season, please help Shankill Tidy Towns to keep the village looking well. We need volunteers to water plants on a rota once a fortnight. We also need people to do litter picking in their own area. Please ring 087 6750720 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support Network for Separated, Divorced and Remarried People:: A support network for separated, divorced and divorced-and-re-married people has been set up by the St Anne’s Parish community and is open to people of all faiths and none. All communications guaranteed complete confidentiality. Text: 087 3814213 or email listeningear14@gmail. com.
Pallottine Pilgrimage to Lourdes August 23: five Nights Full Board, €729 per person sharing. Supplement for a Single room. Spiritual Director – Fr Jaimie Twohig, SAC. Please book your place early to avoid disappointment. Booking forms are available in St Anne’s Resource Centre and a deposit of €200 per person is required at time of booking.
Youth 2000 – Meeting for Youth: We invite all 16- to 35-yearolds to come to the church every Thursday from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. to gather for a time of Adoration, prayer, music, reflection and fellowship. Followed by a cup of tea and social from 9 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. in St Anne’s Resource Centre. youth2000.ie.
Shankill Tidy Towns: Come and join one of work teams on Saturday Mornings from 10 a.m. to midday and on Tuesday Mornings from 10 a.m. to midday. Meet outside Brady’s pub.
Altar Society: Thank you to all who contributed so generously to the recent church collection for the Altar Society. The amount raised was €1,280. The Altar Society comprises of parishioners who prepare and arrange floral displays for the church each week, working either singly or in pairs. The use of fresh flowers enhances the church space especially the sanctuary, and these floral displays also help to reflect the changing Seasons of both the calendar year and the church’s year. If you are interested in joining the Altar Society please call into the parish office.
Men’s coffee morning: The Men’s coffee morning takes place every Friday from 10.30 a.m. to 11.30 p.m. in St Anne’s Resource Centre. Please join us if you are free.
Local History Meetings Shankill and District readers wishing to join the Old Dublin Society, which covers the history of Dublin City and county including Shankill, can obtain a membership application form from public libraries in Shankill, Dalkey, Cabinteely, and Bray, or by post from James Scannell, Old Dublin Society PRO, 19 Hazelwood, Shankill, Dublin D18 ND 79.
FIRST SATURDAY BOOK SALE
The August First Saturday Book Sale, which supports the Shankill Old Folks Association and Meals on Wheels, will take place between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 5, in Shankill Old Folks Centre, Lower Road, Shankill, so make a point of calling into the book sale on that Saturday morning and avail of the opportunity to pick up some excellent reading material for the summer. Donations of books, other than school/text books, accepted on the day. Please note that photographs and memorial cards found in donated books can be collected at the book sale.
Opening hours for Shankill Library are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and on alternate Fridays and Saturdays. The library is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. The library will be closed this Friday and open this Saturday. To renew or inquire about a book call 01 2827801 or email email@example.com. The parents abd Toddler Group meets on Monday mornings (except the second Monday of the month) from 10.30 a.m. to 11.20 a.m.
RATHMICHAEL HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Members and supporters of the Rathmichael Historical Society, the local history society for Shankill, Ballybrack, and surrounding area, are asked to note that the Society’s 43rd summer series of Evening Lectures will take place in Rathmichael School, Stonebridge Road, Shankill, Co. Dublin (Junction of Dublin Road and Stonebridge Road, Shankill) from Monday, August 14, to Friday, August 18, nightly at 8 p.m. – the Leo Swan Memorial Lecture will take place on Wednesday, August 16.
The programme is as follows Monday, August 14: ‘Everything but the Apothecary Recent Excavations at Kevin Street, Dublin’ by Alan Hayden; Tuesday, August 15: ‘Tullagh and the burial grounds excavated at Mount Offaly and Cherrywood: social organisation on the cusp of Christianity’ by Gillian Boazman; Wednesday, August 16: The Leo Swan Memorial Lecture ‘Rath Melsig: The Anglo-Saxons in Ireland’ by An tOllamh Dáibhí Ó Cróiní; Thursday, August 17: ‘The Murder of a Tomb: Recent Discoveries at the Hellfire Club’ by Neil Jackman; Friday, August 18: ‘St Mary’s Abbey and its Medieval Grange farms, Co. Dublin’ by Geraldine Stout. Enquiries: Richard Ryan, email – firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01 2853960. Members are asked to note that Dun LaoghaireRathdown County has published its ‘ summer of Heritage 2017’ programme of tours which will run till September 3 Hardcopies are available from branches of the Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Library Services or downloaded from dlrevents.ie.
ICA SHANKILL GUILD
The guild meets on the second Monday of the month at 3.30 p.m. in St Anne’s Resource Centre. Craft Morning takes place in St Anne’s Resource Centre on Tuesday mornings from 10.30 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. Culture outings are held at different times throughout the year. New members always welcome contact Patricia O’Connor at 282 0733.
SHANKILL GAA CLUB
After a year of hard work our Academy sponsored by O’Donnell’s Pharmacy is taking a break for the summer holidays and will be back in action on Saturday, August 19, at 10 a.m. in Shanganagh Castle. Our older teams may have some friendly matches or blitz games over the summer your manager will be in contact. The club summer