Information evenings will be held in Clonliffe college 27th /28th June for representatives of parishes who are interested now in preparing for the World Meeting of Families 2018. These meetings will give a detailed outline of the resources available and a chance for parishes to think about what they might like to do after summer in preparation for this great event. If you are free and interested contact us in the sacristy or parish office for more information.
6.30am Wednesday 21st June 2017
There will be a special Dawn mass in OLV at 6.30 am Wednesday 21st June to celebrate and thank God for the gift of life and all creation. Fr Paul Hampson will be the celebrant. (Tea and toast afterwards)
All are welcome to celebrate and join in the festivities organised by the Liturgy Group in Our Lady of Victories Church, Ballymun Road.
The Do This In Memory Programme concludes this Sunday, Corpus Christi Sunday, (10.30 Mass Family Mass). Children who received their First Holy Communion this year, and their families, are especially invited to celebrate this Mass with us.
Reminder. All parents/guardians please note that children must be accompanied by an adult when using the toilet facilities in the Church.
Congratulations to the boys and girls from St Michael’s House who received their First Holy Communion recently. Kim, Katie, Dionne, Brody, Rocco, Kim, Christo and our own Morgan celebrated a special mass with their families and friends here in Ballygall. The boys from Sacred Heart school added to the occasion with their music. A special thank you to the staff and all associated with St. Michael’s House for their preparation.
Our special candle is lit at each Mass in Ballygall for all young people sitting their State Exams over the coming weeks. Names of students may also be placed in the petition basket on the table to be prayed for.
Glasnevin Grouping of Parishes are organising a week of Guided Prayer, commencing, here in Ballygall, on June 11th. This is a retreat with a difference, sometimes called ‘Retreat in Daily Life’ or a ‘Busy Person’s Retreat’. There will be individual and group sessions and Prayer Guides will be available. The prayer guides are lay men and women, religious sisters, brothers and priests who are trained and qualified in spiritual guidance and experienced at helping people in their prayer life.
Next weekend a speaker from the office of Evangelisation will be at Masses in Ballygall to speak with us and to answer questions. Places will be limited so immediate registration is essential.
Congratulations to the families of: Millie Caoimhe Cowan-Walsh; Ruby Emma Dunne; Daniel James Kenealy; Darcey Poppy Nolan and Evie Alice O’Regan who were baptised last Sunday.
Next Saturday 3rd June is the First Saturday of the month. Rosary and Fatima prayers will be recited after 10 a.m. Mass.