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Céad Míle Fáilte to the Portmarnock Parish Website. We hope you find it useful for finding out more about our parish and for keeping you up to date with what’s happening.

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER MASS SCHEDULE
ST. ANNE’S CHURCH, PORTMARNOCK

Starting on the weekend of September 6/7 to October 25/26, inclusive
Saturday Vigil: 6:30 p.m.
Sunday Morning: 10:30 a.m. (Family Mass) & 12:00 noon
Click here for a full schedule of all Mass times in the cluster during the period September 6/October 26

WEBCAM

Welcome to St. Anne’s WebCam.
Please note that the cameras are only active when there are Liturgical Ceremonies taking place in the church.
Click here for access.

PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL

Two vacancies have arisen on the P.P.C. due to relocation of members. We are seeking to co-opt two new members willing to strive for the fulfilment of our Mission Statement for the remaining term of office (15 months). Those interested should forward their names to Seán Colgan at the Parish Office.

“LIFE AFTER LOSS”

A Public Talk on Loss & Bereavement
Organised by Portmarnock Bethany Bereavement Group.
Guest speaker:  Christy Kenneally
On Thursday, October 2nd at 8:00 p.m.
In St. Anne’s Church, Portmarnock
Refreshments afterwards in the Parish Centre
This talk will be transmitted LIVE via our Website – www.portmarnockparish.ie
All Welcome.

CONFIRMATION MASS

The Mass on Sunday, October 12th will celebrate the enrolment for candidates preparing for Confirmation. This year there are 100 candidates so they and their families will participate in this celebratory Mass. It will be at the usual time of 10:30 a.m.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

CCTV cameras are in operation at all times in St. Anne’s church and Web Cameras are in operation during liturgical services only.

JUST A THOUGHT

“If you look for the bad in people, expecting to find it, you surely will.” Abraham Lincoln

MASS CARDS/ GREETING CARDS

Mass Cards in
Irish & English are  available in the Parish Office.
FUNERAL MINISTRY
This Parish Group provides a vital service to the community at their time of loss. The team assist the presiding priest and family in their time of mourning, in a practical way. We would like to hear from parishioners who are interested in becoming  members of this ministry. If you would consider serving in this very important ministry, please leave your name and details in the Parish Office Ph. 846 1561.

PORTMARNOCK PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL 2012 – 2015

Chairperson:
Seán Colgan
Vice-Chairperson: David Sweeney
Secretary: Deirdre Ward
Members: Fr. Gary Darby, Fr. John Murphy, Sr. Noreen Vaughan, Gertrude Gill, Teresa McCabe, Deirdre Comer, Carol McNulty, Ned Byrne, Edwina McCabe, Margaret Browne-Linehan, Sarah Scott.

FAMILY MASS FOLK GROUP

Sundays at 10:30 a,m, If you are interested in joining the Folk Group either as a musician or singer, please contact Ken at 086 807 4211

PARKINSON’S GROUP (Portmarnock & District)

This group has established itself as a useful forum to help those suffering from Parkinson’s Disease and their carers and families. It is open to anyone in the wider area who are in any way affected by this condition. Check “Community Notices” in Progress or contact  Tony at 087 795 3302 for further information. The Group recommences on Tuesday, September 3rd. at 8:00 p.m. in Naomh Mearnóg G.A.A. Club.

E-MAIL ADDRESS – PARISH CENTRE/OFFICE

Please note that the correct e-mail address for the Parish Office & Parish Centre is stannes@portmarnockparish.ie

CARE & REPAIR
Portmarnock/Kinsealy/Malahide
This is a group of volunteers who carry out small repairs and minor tasks for people aged 60 plus, completely free of charge. If you, or anyone you know, would benefit from this service, please phone 086 865 3311

PARISH PRAYER MEETING

Every Thursday evening at 8:00p.m. in the Parish Centre.  All welcome.

SUNDAY NEWSLETTER
Please go to Sunday Newsletter Page to view current Newsletter

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

Parish Centre – Shalom Room

Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:50 p.m.
Monday to Thursday 7:00 p.m. – 9:50 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. John Main Group (All welcome)
Thursday 8:00 p.m. – 9:15 p.m. Prayer Group (All welcome)
3rd Friday Monthly 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. – 3 Hour Vigil – St. Anne’s Church
Kinsealy Church Mondays after Mass until 1:15 p.m.
No Adoration on Bank Holidays or Holydays

VOCATIONS TO THE PRIESTHOOD

Have you ever wondered if you are being called to be a Diocesan Priest? If you have ever considered a vocation to the priesthood, then you are not on your own. God is constantly calling people to ministry in the Church, but often His call gets drowned out by the care and busyness of life. If you are contemplating a vocation to priesthood, contact: Vocations Director, Archbishop’s House, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 E-mail: vocations@dublindiocese.ie Phone/Text: 086 834 6071 Web: www.priest.ie