Celebrating 80 Years


Minutes of Pastoral Council Meeting of Tuesday 28th September 2010



St Mary’s Church 80th Anniversary



Primary School Children to make up posters for Parish 80th Celebrations for interior of Church


Weekend 23/24th Oct End of Vigil and Sunday Mass: Catherine Montgomery will make appeal for youth to come to celebration on 28th October


Thurs 28th Oct 7.30pm, Youth celebration in St Mary’s conducted by Stephen Doherty (Lumen Christi).


Friday 29th October: 7.30pm for 8pm Parish Dinner/Dance in Pastoral Centre for all parish volunteers who have assisted the parish.


Saturday 30th October– Pictoral Record of Parish Life in Pastoral Centre 2pm-4pm and after Vigil and Sunday Masses, in Pastoral Centre (If you have any photos or old video tapes of parish life please let us know so that they can be seen on the day in the Pastoral Centre)


Sunday 31st October– Screening of 1970s Parish events (6mins) in St Mary’s Church after the Vigil and Sunday Mass.


Sunday 31st October– 6pm Triduum Opening Celebration with the Carmelite Fathers from Termonbacca.


Monday 1st November (All Saints) Morning and evening Mass and talk by Carmelite Fathers. Sacred Heart Statue to be blessed at 7.30pm Mass and placed at new position. tea in Pastoral Centre after each Mass.


Tuesday 2nd November (All Souls) 80th Anniversary Day Morning and evening Mass, talk by Carmelite Fathers.


Wednesday 3rd 9.30am -Morning Mass and talk by Carmelite Fathers


Wednesday 3rd Nov 8pm Ceili Mor in Pastoral Centre


Thursday 4thNov 7.30pm Family Mass and tea in Pastoral Centre


Friday 5th Nov Mass for deceased


Parish Bazaar and Rickety Wheel Sunday 14th November at 3.30pm


Parish retreat Early May 2011


Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes rescheduled for 2012

Marriage and Family Life Meeting Monday 4th October 7pm in Pastoral Centre.