NEW BEGINNINGS – EMBRACING HOPE!

The key moments in our week here in the Faith Community of St Patrick and St Brigid, the home of the Roncalli Community, are: ( the five Rs! )

Rejoice in the Risen Lord at dawn, celebrating Eucharist, beginning a new week ( Sunday )

Reflect on the Sunday Eucharist and prepare for the next one ( Monday )

Renew and deepen our personal relationship with Jesus through a day of prayer ( Wednesday )

Remember the Cross. We fast in sorrow for our own sins, and the sins of the Church ( Friday )

Rediscover God’s Grace in our lives in the company of Mary, the Mother of Jesus ( Saturday )

Sunday 5.30 am Lauds followed by Dawn Mass ( N.B. for the moment on line only )

What better way to start our week than in the presence of the Risen Lord?( Other Masses on Sunday  9 am and 12 noon in St Patrick’s and 11 am in St Brigid’s )

Monday    Very important day in our week. Day of Recollection. We reflect on the Sunday liturgy – the highpoint of our week. What did we say sorry for? What did the Lord say to us? What did we say thanks for? What do we want to do differently? We begin our preparation for next Sunday’s Mass, reflecting on the readings, especially the Gospel.

Wednesday  Our busiest day!  Day of prayer.  10 am Mass   3 pm School of Prayer   7 pm Mass, 8 pm Talk:  ( Developing our personal relationship with Jesus )  9.30 pm Night Prayer

Friday    We focus on the Cross. We gather at 3 pm around the Crucified Lord conscious of our own sins and our communal sins, including the sins of the institutional church. We fast. After our School of Prayer at the foot of the Cross at 3 pm we have Mass at 7pm.               

STAYING TUNED TO JESUS!   On the First Friday of the month at 6.30 pm there will be an on line talk for those preparing for First Holy Communion and Confirmation.

Saturday   This is the day we spend with Mary, the Mother of Jesus.  Mass of the Blessed Virgin Mary at 10am and Scripture Rosary at 12 noon.

( In addition, Tuesdays & Thursdays  Mass in St Brigid’s at 9.15 am St Patrick’s at 10 am. )

Sacrament of Reconciliation available from 10.30 am Saturday in St Patrick’s.

First Holy Communion can be received at any public Mass, arranged through the Parish office.

Additional arrangements for First Holy Communion and Confirmation will be scheduled later in the year.

Baptisms and Weddings are arranged with the Parish Office.

How to contact us:    Sacristy: 01 6275942 Tuesday – Saturday 9am – 1pm (Mass Cards & Mass Intentions)

Parish Office 01 6288827 Tuesday – Friday 9am – 1pm

e mail: celbridgeparishoffice@gmail.com

Visit our websites: www.celstra.ie and roncalli.community

This schedule/ information will be revised September 2021

Booking to attend Mass on the 11th May and onwards can be done by logging on to Book A Pew (above) 

Mass and Talks can be viewed on line on either St. Brigid’s Church or St. Patrick’s Church Main Cameras or Mobile Camera. Please check all three.

 

 

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