31 March 2012

Parish Announcements for Sunday, April 1st 2012

Palm Sunday

  • Morning Mass on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday will be at 10am as usual. Tuesday Mass is offered for the sick of the parish.
  • The Mass of the Chrism will take place in Galway Cathedral on Holy Thursday, April 5th 2012 at 11am. The priests of the diocese will gather around Bishop Martin Drennan to concelebrate the Mass. It is a chance to support and pray for the priests. The Holy Oils for use in the sacraments throughout the diocese  during the year ahead will be blessed at this Mass.
  • Easter Triduum times in Sacred Heart Church:
         Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord's Supper - 8pm
                                 Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at Altar of Repose after until 11pm

         Good Friday: Celebration of the Lord's Passion - 3pm
                             Stations of the Cross - 8pm

         Holy Saturday: The Easter Vigil - 8pm

         Easter Sunday: Masses at 9.30am, 11.00am and 12.15pm
                                 No evening Mass on Easter Sunday

  • Confession times during the Triduum:
           Holy Thursday: 9pm - 10pm
           Good Friday: 4pm - 5pm
           Holy Saturday: 6pm - 7pm
  • There will be a preparation meeting for the Holy Week ceremonies next Wednesday evening, April 4th 2012 at 8pm in the Church meeting room. All who have been involved in previous years and anybody else, young or old, who would like to be involved, please come to this meeting.
  • The Easter offering envelopes for the priests of the parish are available at the doors of the Church.
  • Please pray for those who have died recently:
           - Martin Joe Whelan, Coogan Park and Tulach Ard
           - Maureen Fahy, Corrib Park
           - Cyril Quinn, late of College Road, who died in New York
           - Sean (John) Higgins, Corrib Park. (See funeral arrangements in post below.)