Sr Rosarii invites you to join her for an Hour of Quiet Prayer and Reflection on the Tuesday nights of Lent from 8.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. each night in the Prayer Room in St Mary’s Church, Passage West, starting this Tuesday 20th February 2018.  All are welcome.

A Time of Quiet Prayer for the Sick takes place each Monday morning in the Prayer Room from after morning Mass until 11.00 a.m.  Come and pray for anyone you know who is unwell at present.

The Stations of the Cross will be prayed after Mass each Wednesday and Friday morning during Lent.

Take time out to reflect, renew and find stillness for Lent… Reflective, Input, Guided Meditation etc. at Ennismore Retreat Centre on Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th February 2018. You can attend the full weekend Friday – Sunday lunchtime or attend one day Saturday 10.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.  This Retreat is led by Martina Lehane-Sheehan.  Bookings: 021 45025220 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Passage, Glenbrook & Monkstown Grow It Yourself  group will host a vegetable seed swap night and related talk on Thursday 22nd February 2018 at 7.30 p.m. in the Church of Ireland Hall, Passage West.  This will be insightful for gardeners of any standard and is timely as vegetable patches are being prepared for the year ahead. Cost €5.  All welcome. Contact 086 2405573 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Owenabue Garden and Flower Club, Carrigaline will hold their February meeting on Monday 26th February 2018 at 8.00 p.m.in the Church of Ireland School Hall, Carrigaline. John McNamara, Rose Nursery Midleton will give a talk. Enquiries to 086 3222615.

Marriage Encounter is a weekend getaway experience for all married couples who want to rediscover the joy of Marriage.  This weekend begins on Friday 13th April at 7.30 p.m. and ends on Sunday 15th April 2018 at 4.00 p.m. at the Cork Airport International Hotel.  

Contact 021 4381511 or 086 6095168, www.marriageencounter.ie

Ada O’Sullivan extends a big thank you to all who contributed and attended the coffee morning last Thursday 8th February 2018 in Monkstown Golf Club. Thanks to all the local businesses who gave their support and the many sponsors of the wonderful raffle prizes.  €6,335.00 was raised for Marymount Hospice which is very much appreciated.

On Friday 23rd February 2018 the Cameo Club will meet for their usual get together in Monkstown Bay Sailing Club, 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.  Contact Hazel, 021 4841383 or Liz, 021 4841496.

Gluten Free Communion Hosts approved by the Coeliac Society of Ireland are also available at all our Masses.  Simply ask the priest or minister when you are about to receive Holy Communion.

We hope that these small steps help everyone in our community to be able to participate more fully in our celebrations.  If there are other measures that you feel we need to take to make our parish more welcoming and inclusive please do not hesitate to mention them to us.                                            Fr Seán

On Friday 23rd February 2018 the Cameo Club will meet for their usual get together in Monkstown Bay Sailing Club, 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.  Contact Hazel, 021 4841383 or Liz, 021 4841496.

The Loop System for the Hearing Impaired was recently installed in the Church of the Sacred Hearts in Monkstown which means that the system is now operational in all four of our Churches in the Harbour Parishes.  Those who are hearing impaired are asked to switch their hearing aid to the ‘T’ position when they come to Church to avail of this support.

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