3rd July 2016 – 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time (C)

Cork and Ross Pastoral Development Office will hold an evening Vigil and Mass in Saint Columba’s Church and Parish Centre in Douglas,  on Saturday 30th July from 8pm to Midnight to coincide with the World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland with Pope Francis.  Music, inspiring talks, prayer, food, confession, adoration, discussion groups and live links to Krakow throughout the evening.  The event will conclude with Concelebrated Mass at 11pm.  Open to young adults 18-40 and young people 16-18 accompanied by parish group leaders.  A contribution of €10 per participant is asked and registration is essential –registration forms available from the Pastoral Development Office telephone 021 4537601.

“God, merciful Father,
in your Son, Jesus Christ, you have revealed your love
and poured it out upon us in the Holy Spirit, the Comforter,
We entrust to you today the destiny of the world and of every man and woman”.
We entrust to you in a special way
young people of every language, people and nation:
guide and protect them as they walk the complex paths
of the world today and give them the grace to reap abundant fruits from their experience of the Krakow World Youth Day.
Heavenly Father,
grant that we may bear witness to your mercy.
Teach us how to convey the faith to those in doubt,
hope to those who are discouraged,
love to those who feel indifferent,
forgiveness to those who have done wrong
and joy to those who are unhappy.
Allow the spark of merciful love
that you have enkindled within us
become a fire that can transform hearts
and renew the face of the earth.
Mary, Mother of Mercy, pray for us.
Saint John Paul II, pray for us.
Saint Faustina, pray for us.

imagesThanks & Farewell:   Our good wishes and thanks to Elma O’Connor, John Fahy and T.J. Coakley  on the occasion of their retirement from Bunscoil Chriost Ri. after 128 years of service. We wish them them health, happiness and fulfillment in their retirement.

Catholic Papers: are on sale at the back of the Church every weekend.  The Irish Catholic, The Universe and The Catholic Times.

Radio Maria – Ireland’s dedicated Catholic radio station – broadcasts twenty four hours a day, seven days a week. Mass, Rosary, Morning and Evening Prayer also programmes of Catechism, Human Development, News and Music.    Listeners can choose from the following listening options:
1.  Dial 01 437 3277 (included in free local calls)
2.  Click Listen Live on our website
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in Dublin and Cork cities
4.  “Radio Maria Ireland” on Internet radio
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