Around the districts: Bray, Enniskerry, Kilcoole
Bray. Christ Church COI. Service for today (Wednesday): 11 a.m. - Holy Communion one. Next Wednesday (April 17): 8 p.m. - Evening Prayer.
Services of Worship for this Sunday - Palm Sunday: 8.30 a.m. - Holy Communion 2; 11 a.m. - Palm Sunday Service; 3 p.m. - Confirmation Service.
Holy Week and Easter Timetable: Wednesday, April 17: 8 p.m. - Evening Prayer. Maundy Thursday - April 18: 8 p.m. - Holy Communion and Tenebrae. Good Friday - April 19: 10 a.m. - Bray Head Way of the Cross ((commences at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church); 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. - Vigil Service; 8 p.m. - A service of the Passion. Easter Sunday - April 21: 6 a.m. - Bray Churches Together Easter Sunrise Service; 8.30 a.m. - Holy Communion 1; 11 a.m. - Family Holy Communion.
Holy Redeemer Parish
Holy Week Timetable: Palm/Passion Sunday, April 14: The blessing of Palms will take place at all Masses. Monday of Holy Week April 15: 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. 7.30 p.m. - Communal Penitential Service in Our Lady Queen of Peace Church. Tuesday, April 16: 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Mass. Wednesday, April 17: 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Mass. 7.30 p.m. - Communal Penitential Service in St Mary's Church, Enniskerry. Thursday, April 18 (Holy Thursday).10 a.m. - Morning Prayer; 7 p.m. - Mass of the Lord's Supper. The church will remain open till 9 p.m. - afterwards for private prayer. Good Friday (April 19): 10 a.m. - Morning Prayer and 10 a.m. - Outdoor Stations of the Cross to Bray Head (commencing in Our Lady Queen of Peace Church at 10 a.m.); midday - Children's Stations of the Cross; 3 p.m. - The Lord's Passion; 7.30 p.m. - Communal Penitential Service in St Fergal's Church, Ballywaltrim; 9 p.m. - Prayer around the Cross. Holy Saturday (April 20): 10 a.m. - Morning Prayer; midday - Communal Penitential Service in the Church of the Most Redeemer; 1 p.m. - Food Blessing/Błogosławieństwo Żywności; 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. - Individual Confessions in the Church of the Most Holy Redeemer; 9 p.m. - Easter Vigil. Easter Sunday (April 21): 6 a.m. - Ecumenical Dawn Service at Bray Head car park. Masses at 9 a.m., 10.30 a.m. and midday. No Evening Mass. Easter Week: Easter Monday (April 22): 11 a.m. Mass. No Evening Mass. Tuesday, April 23, to Friday, April 26: 10 a.m. Mass. No Evening Mass. Sunday, April 28: Masses as usual.
Lent Mass Times In Holy Redeemer: Sundays - 9 a.m. Irish language Mass, 10.30 a.m., midday, and 6 p.m. Monday to Friday - 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday - 10 a.m.
First Communion 2019: We will welcome all children making their First Holy Communion at the 10.30 a.m. Mass this Sunday.
St Peter's Parish
Confirmation Masses: Ravenswell - tomorrow (Thursday) at 11 a.m.; St Peter's - Friday at 11 a.m.
Holy Week Timetable: This Sunday - Palm Sunday: 10 a.m. - Blessing of Palms; 11.30 a.m. - Do this in memory Mass (Short Gospel). Holy Thursday (April 18): 7.30 p.m. - Solemn Mass of the Lord's Supper followed by Adoration at the Altar of Repose till 9 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Good Friday (April 19): midday - Stations of the Cross; 3 p.m. - Solemn Celebration of Our Lord's Passion; 7.30 p.m. - Prayer around the Cross (Parish Hall). Holy Saturday (April 20): 9 p.m. - Easter Vigil. Easter Sunday (April 21): 10 a.m. and 11.30 a.m. Mass.
Our Lady Queen of Peace
Vacancy for parish secretary: There is a vacancy for the position of parish secretary in Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish Bray. Letters of application with attached Curriculum Vitas should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Closing date for applications is 5 p.m. this Sunday. Full job description is available from the Queen of Peace parish website on queenofpeace.ie. Letters of application with attached Curriculum Vitas should be emailed to email@example.com.
Holy Week Timetable: Palm Sunday: April 14 - Vigil Mass at 6.30 p.m. Saturday and on Sunday at 10.30 a.m., midday. Holy Thursday: April 18 to April 7 p.m. Mass of the Lord's Supper, followed by Adoration at the Altar of Repose till midnight. Good Friday: April 19 - A day of Fast and Abstinence. Stations of the Cross to Bray Head will commence in the church at 10 a.m. Stations will continue in the church for those unable to go to Bray Head; Solemn Celebration of the Lords Passion at 3 p.m. Holy Saturday: April 20 Easter Vigil Mass at 9 p.m. Easter Sunday: Ecumenical Dawn Service at 6 a.m. at Bray Head car park. Masses at 10.30 a.m., midday. Easter Week Masses: 10.30 a.m.
Confessions: A Communal Penitential Service will take place in Our Lady Queen of Peace Church on Monday, April 15, at 7.30 p.m.; Wednesday, April 17: 7.30 p.m. - Communal Penitential Service in St Mary's Church, Enniskerry, and in St Fergal's Church, Ballywaltrim on Good Friday at 7.30 p.m. Individual Confessions will be heard in Our Lady Queen of Peace Church on Holy Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; midday - Communal Penitential Service in the Church of the Most Redeemer; 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. - Individual Confessions in the Church of the Most Holy Redeemer.
Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes: Takes place from September 3 to September 9 to September 6 Nights - Full Board - in the Hotel Solitude. Fully Inclusive Price €809 - Single room available at a supplement of €36 per night. Bookings are now being taken in the Villa (weekdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.).
QOP youth club
Perhaps some people fell down on resolutions for Lent and would like the opportunity to catch up by doing something good for the community. Well this could be done and appreciated by the Queen of Peace Adventure Youth Club, who is always on the look-out for more leaders to help deliver their expanded and exciting programme of interesting activities. To get involved call Albert at 087 6756439, and your adventure could begin immediately.
Congratulations to David Speicher, who has had his first scuba dive, and to Khrishna O'Riain, who has had his first snorkel dive with Bray Divers (Wicklow Aquanauts) Sub-Aqua Club. The club has the most up to date club premises in Greystones Harbour. Training courses for this season have now been completed and new courses will commence in September. For information about the club call 01 2860837.
This Friday, James Scannell, Bray Cualann Historical Society, will give a free talk recalling 'Easter 1919 in Bray, Co. Wicklow' at 11.30 a.m. in the library - all welcome, admission free.
The library will be closed Friday, April 19, Saturday, April 20, and Monday, April 22, due to Easter.
Tomorrow (Thursday) James Scannell, Bray Cualann Historical Society, will give a free talk recalling 'Easter 1944 in Bray, Co. Wicklow' at 11.30 a.m. in the library - admission free.
An Easter Craft Session will take place at 11.30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 16 - suitable for four years+. Booking essential as places are limited - call 2723205.
The library will be closed Friday, April 19, Saturday, April 20, and Monday, April 22, due to Easter.
University of Liverpool lecturer Bryce Evans will be the guest speaker for tomorrow (Thursday) night's April Meeting of the Bray Cualann Historical Society, the local history society for the Bray and North Wicklow Area, which takes place at 8 p.m. in the Royal Hotel, Bray, at which he will recall 'The Emergency in Ireland, 1939-45' and is making a special one-night visit to Ireland to present this lecture. All welcome - admission €5. Please note that the April meeting of the Bray Cualann Historical Society is taking place a week earlier than usual due to the usual meeting night, Thursday, April 18, being Holy Thursday. Earlier tomorrow at 11.30 a.m., James Scannell, PRO of the Bray Cualann Historical Society will recall 'Easter 1944 in Bray, Co. Wicklow' in Ballywaltrim Library, Boghall Road, Bray, and all are welcome to attend this presentation.
On Friday, April 12, James Scannell will recall 'Easter 1919 in Bray, Co. Wicklow' at 11.30 a.m. in Bray Library, Eglinton Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow, and all are welcome to attend.
Comdt. Pat Rochford RIP.
The death took place recently after a brief illness of Comdt. Paddy Rochford, formerly of B Coy. 21 Former members of the 21 Inf Bn FCA attended his funeral Mass last Tuesday week in St Laurence's Church, Kilmacud.
The junior footballers had a good win over an understrength Hollywood team on Sunday morning at home in Enniskerry. The next fixture is on Saturday next away to Ashford at 5 p.m.
The Powerscourt Arms darts team have two busy weeks ahead with the visit of league winners at home and then it's onto the Semi and Finals of the Cup on Saturday week.
Powerscourt Church Tomorrow (Thursday): 10 a.m. - Holy Communion.
Services of Worship in Powerscourt for this Sunday - Palm Sunday: 8.30 a.m. - Holy Communion Two (Said); 11.30 a.m. - Services of Worship in Kilbride for this Sunday - Palm Sunday: 10 a.m. - Liturgy of the Palms and Reading of the Passion.
St Mary's Church
St Mary's This Week: The Rosary will be said at 9.55 a.m. before Mass each morning in St Mary's Prayer Room. Mass - Tomorrow (Thursday) and Saturday at 10.15 a.m. Prayer Service - Today (Wednesday) and Friday at 10.15 a.m. Exposition of Blessed Sacrament after Prayer Service on Friday mornings in St Mary's. Mass on First Friday of the month in St Mary's at 10.15 a.m.
Anointing of the sick - after Mass on First Friday of the month. St Mochonog's - Mass on second, third and fourth Friday of the month at 10.15 a.m.
Holy Week Timetable 2019: Wednesday, April 17: 7.30 p.m. - Easter Penance Service in St Mary's Church. Holy Thursday (April 17) in St Mary's Church: - 7.30 p.m. Mass of the Lord's Supper followed by Adoration to 9 p.m.; Night Prayer - 9.15 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.; in St Mochonog's Church: 7.30 p.m. - Mass of the Lord's Supper. Good Friday (April 19): 11 a.m. - Way of the Cross commencing in St Mary's Church, processing through the village to Powerscourt Church; midday - Stations of the Cross in St Mochonog's led by Legion of Mary and Choir; 3 p.m. - Liturgy of the Lord's Passion in St Mary's Church; 8 p.m. - Stations of the Cross in St Mary's Church. Holy Saturday (April 20): 9 p.m. Vigil Mass in St Mary's Church. Easter Sunday (April 21): 9 a.m. Mass in St Kevin's; 10 a.m. Mass in St Patrick's and St Mochonog's; 11 a.m. Mass in St Mary's Church.
New Website: The parish of the Immaculate Heart of Mary is updating its website. It will be launched this Sunday, Palm Sunday. Please check out 'Enniskerryparish.ie' for the latest information in our parish.
Meetings of the Enniskerry History Society will resume in the autumn when the next series of monthly lectures will take place, planning of which is now under way.
In the meantime other events which may be of interest to members and supporters of the Enniskerry History Society include tonight's (Wednesday) 6 p.m. lecture by Finnian Ó Cionnaith on 'John Brownrigg's 1799 Map Series of Dublin' to the Old Dublin Society in the Conference Room of Dublin City Library and Archive, 138 - 144 Pearse Street, Dublin two. All welcome - admission free; the 7.45 p.m. talk by Ita Beausang on 'The Rhythmic Journey of Percy French' to the Knocklyon History Society in the Iona Centre beside St Colmcille's Church. Knocklyon - admission charge; tomorrow's (Thursday) 11.30 a.m. talk by James Scannell, Bray Cualann Historical Society, recalling 'Easter 1944 in Bray, Co. Wicklow' in Ballywaltrim Library, Boghall Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow - all welcome, admission free; the 8 p.m. lecture by Bryce Evans to the Bray Cualann Historical Society recalling 'The Emergency in Ireland, 1939-45' in the Royal Hotel, Main Street, Bray - all welcome, visitors €5; Fridays 11.30 a.m. talk by James Scannell, Bray Cualann Historical Society, recalling 'Easter 1919 in Bray, Co. Wicklow' in Bray Library, Eglinton Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow - all welcome, admission free; and next Tuesday night's 8 p.m. meeting of the Foxrock Local History Club in the Foxrock Parish Pastoral Centre, rere Foxrock R. C Church at which Myles Reid will present the main talk on' Cherrywood - Past, Present, and Future' while Pádraig Laffan will give the short talk on 'Large Public Gatherings in our Area' - all welcome, admission free.
Win a Kool house
The deadline for purchasing tickets has now been extended till June 30 and includes further prizes including a Royal Caribbean Cruise. The final draw will take place on July 6 at 7.30 p.m. at Coláiste Chraobh Abhann. For further information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jack and Jill foundation fundraiser
The children of Little Green Giants Creche, helped by adults, will be selling tea, coffee and homemade cakes to raise funds from April 15 to April 18. The event will run all day each day from 7.30 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will also be a large draw. Please come and support.
Kilcoole indoor bowls
Bowls has now returned on Tuesday evenings as well as Thursday evenings at 8 p.m. in St Patrick's/Forrester's Hall. New members are welcome.
Come join us for Monday Night Bingo in St Patrick's Hall, Kilcoole. First game at 8 p.m. €10 per book (to include loose sheet and jackpot game). Extra loose sheet €1. Raffle Tickets on sale on the night. All welcome to attend.
All are welcome to come along to the parent and toddler group at the community centre from 10.30 p.m. to midday every Wednesday. €2 per child.
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