This Week: The End of the Alleluias!
The Alleluias were buried at 10.00 Mass on Sunday. The First Communion
children coloured Alleluias and placed them solemnly in the basket that was
then buried under the altar by the ‘Joseph of Arimathea’ team. No Alleluias
will be said sung or whispered in the whole parish during this wonderful
time of Lent which indicates our preparation for Easter and our desire to
follow Jesus into the desert.
The World Meeting of Families team prepared the special packs for those who
signed up for the “Lenten Family Fitness Pack”. It is a great way to live
Lent in family.
During the Week the Family Mass team had their meeting to organise the
Family Masses over the next few weeks of Lent while the Reader’s club had
their monthly meeting (and pizza … and chips) to prepare the first
The Fáilte Team were present on Sunday to welcome everyone into the coffee
dock especially the families of Mason and Daniil who were baptised after
the 12.45pm Mass.
We had a special visitor on Monday at the coffee Dock; Rev. Rob Clemens
from Church of Ireland Kilternan came to chat with the priests of the
Parish about some projects born from the Ecumenical meeting that we had for
the Week of Christian