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Sunday Bulletin June 25th 2017

MASS INTENTIONS for the week ahead:                                                             

Sat Vigil: Jackie Keogh, John Ryder                                

Sun 9am: J J Daly & Edward & Annie Mullen.                                    

Sun 11.30am: Kevin Carroll, Michael, & Anna Mc Govern                                                                

Sat Vigil: Mary Foy, Tom Kelly M.M.                    

Sun 9am: Frank Daly                                          

Sun 11.30am: Olive, Dick & Michael Rice

WEEKDAY MASS: Mon at 8am.                                                      

MINISTERS OF THE WORD for next weekends’ Masses are: Vigil (July 1st) Ita Mc Guigan 11.30am (July 2nd) Nancy Dardis                                                    

MINISTERS OF THE EUCHARIST for next weekends’ Masses are: Vigil (July 1st) Deirdre Mc Anarney, Madeline Bracken 11.30am: (July 2nd) Frances Walsh, Kathleen Nee, Rose Leavy, Paul Farrell & Don O’Doherty

ADORATION OF BLESSED SACRAMENT: on Friday from 9.30am and continuing throughout the day.                  

COLLECTIONS: Athboy €695, Rathmore €155, Rathcairn €135. Many thanks.

FEASTDAYS in the week ahead:     Mon June 26th- St Jose Maria Escriva                                

Tues June 27th – St Cyril of Alexandria      

Wed June 28th – St Irenaeus                             

Thurs June 29th- SS Peter and Paul                        

Fri June 30th – First Martyrs of the Holy Roman Church                                                         

Sat July 1st – St Oliver Plunkett

REST IN PEACE: Your prayers are requested for Joe Murphy, Meadowlands and late of Main St.

PRAYER ON VISITING A GRAVEYARD:                                           

May God bless all the company of souls here,                                                                       

May God and Mary bless you,                              

You too spent a while here just as we are now,                                                                       

 And we too will join you soon.                                        

May we all be adorned in the beauty of the bright King of heaven. Amen.

CEMETERY DEVOTIONS in Athboy take place today Sunday 25th June at 3pm and Old St. James’ at 2pm. Devotions in the Abbey in Rathmore on Thursday August 10th at 7.30pm.                                                                                                                                      

PETERS PENCE:  The Offertory  collection today is for Peter’s Pence. This funds the pastoral work of the Pope.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

DUMPING IN THE GRAVEYARD:  You are requested to bring home any rubbish with you from the graveyard.                                                                                                                   

CHY 4 FORMS: if you have received a CHY 4 form, we would appreciate if you would sign it and return it to the Parochial House before the end of the month. The Revenue Commissioners offer a tax rebate to charities for donations over €250 per year from any individual.                                                                                                       

BAPTISMAL MEETING: The next baptismal meeting for parents who wish to have their babies’ baptised during the months of July and August takes place Monday July 3rd 2017 at 8pm in the Parochial House. Please enrol in advance to the Parochial House.  The next baptismal meeting is scheduled for Mon 4th September.                                               

BINGO in aid of Church funds takes place on Sunday July 9th at 3pm in the Darnley Lodge Hotel. All welcome.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

THE PAROCHIAL HOUSE: At a meeting of the parishioners on the 28th June 1868, it was resolved to build a new residence. The foundation stone was laid on the 25th of the following month. The Parochial House bears the inscription: “BUILT 1868 BY THE GENEROUS SUBSCRIPTIONS OF THE PEOPLE OF ATHBOY AS A PERPETUAL RESIDENCE FOR THE OFFICIATING CATHOLIC CLERGY OF THE PARISH.” The roof of the Parochial House is now in an advanced state of disrepair and needs to be replaced, as the roof is leaking. The house is a listed building and the necessary permissions had to be received from Meath County Council before any repairs could begin. A consultant was appointed and the job was tendered. It has been awarded to Eirim Developments, Moygrehan, Athboy. Meath County Council Build Heritage Investment Scheme has approved a grant of €2,500 towards the cost of the work.                                                                      

WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES 21-26 AUGUST 2018: The volunteering process has opened for the World Meeting of Families on www.worldmeeting2018.ie/volunteer. In excess of 1,500 already have expressed an interest in volunteering. Everyone who has expressed an interest will need to complete a volunteer form. Applicants must be residents of Ireland and over 18 years of age.                                                                       

ALL IRELAND RALLY FOR LIFE:  Join the tens of thousands as we march to celebrate Life and in support of the 8th amendment on Saturday July 1st in Dublin City Centre. Starting at Parnell Square at 2pm. The keynote speaker is Ms Karen Gaffney who has captured global attention as a long distance swimmer who relay swam the English channel, a witty and impressive public speaker and the first living person with Down Syndrome to receive an honorary doctorate. “I believe that Down Syndrome is a life worth saying “yes” to. It is a life worth saving. Every life has value, every life matters, regardless of how many chromosomes you have,” she says.                                                                                              

MEATH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK takes place on Sunday 13th August.                   

ATHBOY RFC GOLF CLASSIC Sat July 1st in the Knightsbrook Golf Resort, Trim. 4 Ball Scramble €200. Time Sheets in the Sadler’s Well.                                                                                                  

DIGITAL SKILLS TRAINING: Free 5-week basic laptop, iPhone, smart phone or tablet classes available in all areas – Meath Partnership. Please phone Angela on 046 9280790.                                                                                                                           

GAELTACHT ON YOUR DOORSTEP- Gaeltacht Rath Chairn Irish language courses for teenagers (non-residential) starting 3rd July – 14th July & 17th July -28th 10am-3pm. Further details 046 9432381.                                                                                                    

UNIFORMS:  SVP Athboy welcome your unwanted good quality school uniforms. They can be dropped in at Athboy Vincents, Bridge St., Athboy Friday 10am-2pm, Saturday 11am -3pm. Uniform Sale will be held in the shop on July 12th at 7pm.                                     

ATHBOY ACTIVE RETIREMENT CLUB: Club meeting on Wed June 28th 2.45-5pm. Kurling on Thurs June 29th 2.30pm – 4.30pm in St James’ Hall. New members welcome.




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