St.Catherine’s Dominican Church TELE. 028 302 62178
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LECTIO CENTRE: Lectio.newrydominican.com
NEXT SUNDAY 31st. MARCH 2019.
We expect Father COLM MANNION O.P. to speak about Vocations at all Masses.
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For any Parents requesting a Baptism in MAY, the Pre-Baptism Meeting will take place in the Parish Centre on TUESDAY 2nd. APRIL @ 7-30pm.
Baptisms in June – Meeting Tuesday 7th.MAY @ 7-30pm.
Baptism in July – Meeting Tuesday 2nd. July @ 7-30pm.
All Meetings in the Parish Centre.
LECTIO CENTRE NEWS.
INTRODUCTION TO LECTIO FOR “NEWCOMERS”CONTINUES THIS WEEK ON WEDNESDAY @ 11-30am and THURSDAY @ 8-15pm. ALL OUR ESTABLISHED COMMUNITIES WILL CONTINUE TO MEET THIS WEEK.
FOR THOSE INTERESTED YOU WILL FIND A “LECTIO RESOURCE LEAFLET” IN THE RECEPTACLE ON THE WALL AS YOU LEAVE THE MAIN DOOR OF THE CHURCH.
THE LECTIO TEAM HAS ALSO PUBLISHED A SMSLL BOOKLET “JOURNEYING WITH THE WORD OF GOD IN LENT, YEAR C”, IT IS AVAILABLE IN THE LECTIO CENTRE @ A COST OF £5-00.
NEW SUNDAY OPENING HOURS for the LECTIO CENTRE.
From now on the Lectio Centre will also open each Sunday from 10-00am. to 1-30pm. the Centre provides a well stocked Library of spiritual books from which members of the congregation are welcome to borrow.
Information on upcoming Lectio Divina programmes, Lectio for beginners etc. Retreats etc. available at the reception.
The new opening hours also provides a convenient opportunity to book Anniversary Masses etc.
Week day opening times are still Monday to Saturday 10-00am. to 5-00pm daily, all are welcome to come in to view the extensive range of Gifts.
OUR ANNUAL APPEAL for our hungry sisters and brothers will take place on “SOLIDARITY SUNDAY” the 14th.April, PALM SUNDAY.
WHEN we will serve soup and bread after each Mass (Saturday Vigil) and Palm Sunday in the Dominican Hall as a replacement for dinner for those who wish may make a donation to help alleviate poverty. We always welcome new soup makers, so if you can make a pot of soup and have a slow cooker to serve it from please leave your name and telephone number in the Sacristy or Lectio Centre.
LAST YEAR WE RAISED AN AMAZING £4,000, THANKS TO YOUR GENEROSITY AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT.
SOLITUDE SATURDAY- AN OPPORTUNITY TO REFRESH BODY, MIND and SPIRIT in ST.CLARES CONVENT GLENVALE on SATURDAY 30th.MARCH.
MASS 9-30am. RETREAT 10-30am. – 3-30pm. Contact 0283025 2778
LIGHT LUNCH PROVIDED, Suggested donation £20-00.
STUDY THEOLOGY ONLINE.
THIS SPRING HAS COME AND JOIN OUR SUPPORTIVE STUDENT COMMUNITY AND STUDY THEOLOGY BY DISTANCE LEARNING,
STATIONS OF THE CROSS.
DURING THE SEASON OF LENT STATIONS OF THE CROSS WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY NIGHTS AFTER THE 7-30pm. MASS.
SAINT CATHERINE’S urgently require new volunteer collectors at all Masses both Sunday, Saturday Vigil, Feast Day’s and the Charity collections at both the 11-00am and the 7-30pm Monday’s Saint Martin Novena Masses.
NOTE ::: THE RESPONSE TO THIS REQUEST TO DATE HAS BEEN VERY POOR, PLEASE CONSIDER OFFERING YOUR SERVICE AT ANY OF THESE MASSES, YOUR HELP WILL BE APPRECIATED, THANKS.
Should you wish to help could you please leave your Name and Contact details at the Reception in the Lectio Centre or after any Mass in the Vestery for the attention of MARTIN DOCHERTY, Thanks.
———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————APPLICATIONS FOR SICK PILGRIMS.
Newry Lourdes committee welcome applications from any person who wishes to be considered as a sick pilgrim with the Dromore Diocese from May 21st – 26th.
Anyone interested should contact Martha McEvoy on 028 3026 7441 or Deirdre Quinn on 028 3026 0893 as soon as possible.
KNOCKADOON YOUTH WEEK.
KNOCKADOON DOMINICAN CAMP CO.CORK, PLACES AVAILABLE FOR 15th -22nd JUNE 2019, PRICE 180 euro’s, INCLUDES TRANSPORT, ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD. BOOKING AND FURTHER INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON www.knockadoonyouthweek.com