posted on: 21-12-2014
4th Sun. Advent
21 Dec. 2014
Baptisms will take place in St. John’s Church, Cratloe on the following dates at 12.30 p.m.: 2014: Sunday Dec. 28th. 2015: Sunday January 25th, February 22nd, March 22nd Holy Saturday April 4th
Preparation Meetings will be held on Monday: Dec. 22nd January 19th, February 16th, March 16th & 30th in St. John’s Church at 7-30 p.m. Parents and Godparents are invited to these meetings. Please contact Fr. Enright 357196 to make arrangements for Baptisms.
No Adoration in St. John’s Church on Monday December 22nd and in the Little Church until further notice.
Adoration will resume on the Monday’s in January after the 9.30 a.m. Mass until 11.00 a.m. in St. John’s Church.
You are reminded to please return your Christmas Dues envelope as soon as possible. Your support of Fr. Enright is much appreciated.
Diocesan Needs Collection
The monthly Diocesan Needs Collection will be held on this weekend Dec. 20th & 21st
We invite you to write the names of any family and friends that cannot be home for Christmas on the gift tag provided. Then hang the tag on our Remembrance Tree. They will be remembered at Mass on Christmas Night and Christmas Day. Let them know that they are being remembered in this way. An Evergreen tree is a symbol of eternal life and love.
Communion to the Sick
Fr. Enright will take Communion to the Sick on Tuesday December 23rd between 11.00 a.m. and 12.30 p.m.
Confessions will be available St. John’s Cathedral, Wednesday, 24th December 10.30am to 1.00pm
Redemptorists, Mount St. Alphonsus, South Circular Road: Monday, 22nd December, 11.00am to 12.30pm and 3.00pm to 5.00pm in Monastery, Tuesday, 23rd December, after 10.00am Mass to 7.15pm in Church, Wednesday, 24th December, after 10.00am Mass to 8.00pm in Church
Augustinians, O’Connell Street: Saturday, 20th December, 10.00am to 4.00pm, Monday, 22nd, Tuesday, 23rd, Wednesday, 24th December, 10.00am to 4.00pm each day.
The Carers Association are providing QQI (FETAC) LEVEL 5 Healthcare Support Major Award Training in your area in January 2015. We are also providing Topic Specific workshops for Family Carers. For more info contact the training unit on 057 93 22920.
St. John’s Church: Cratloe
Little Church: Sixmilebridge
Vigil Masses For Christmas
Wednesday 24th December
Cratloe: 6.00 p.m. (Children’s Mass), and 9.00 p.m.
Sixmilebridge: 7.30 p.m.
Thursday 25th December: Christmas Day
Cratloe: 11.30 a.m.
Sixmilebridge: 10.00 a.m.
St. Stephen’s Day Friday 26/12 Mass will be at 10.30 a.m.
Nollaig faoi shéan is faoi mhaise do gach éinne
The Parents Council will hold a Coffee Morning in Cratloe School on Sunday Morning Dec. 21st after the 11.30 a.m. Mass. Funds raised will go towards technical equipment.
Clare Hospice Fundraiser
Clare Vintage Engine and Tractor Club are holding a fundraising Vintage Tractor run in aid of the Clare Hospice at Cahercalla.
This event takes place on Saturday 27th December 2014 in Sixmilebridge. Departing the square at 11.30am. All welcome.
- Saturday Evenings Cratloe - 7:30pm
- Sundays Cratloe - 11:30am
Sixmilebridge - 10am
- Eves of Holydays Sixmilebridge - 7:30pm
- Holydays Cratloe - 11:30am
- Weekdays (Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri) Cratloe - 9:30am
- First Fridays Cratloe - 9:30am Sixmilebridge - 10:30am