Our “AMORIS” Six-Session Parish Conversation in preparation for the World Meeting Of Families due to start on Wed. 28th March has been postponed to next week Wed.7th March due to bad weather.
The Annual Collection for ACCORD the Diocesan Agency for Marriage and the Family, will be taken up at all Masses this weekend, 17th & 18th February 2018. This will replace the usual Share Collection.
On Wed. & Thur. Next, 21st & 22nd Feb., Bishop Raymond Field will confer The Sacrament of Confirmation on the Girls & Boys of Scoil Eoin Phoil, Schoil Bhride & Scoil Mhuire.
We ask all parishioners to keep the Boys & Girls in your prayers.
LENT 2018 begins on Wednesday next 14h February, Ash Wednesday- A Day of Fast & Abstinence. Masses will be at 7.25am, 9.30am & 7.30pm Ashes will be blessed and distributed after the Gospel and at the conclusion of the 3 Masses.
OUR LADY’S NATIVITY CHURCH LEIXLIP
LENTEN WEEKDAY MASSES – MONDAY TO FRIDAY – 7.25 am, 9.30 am & 7.30 pm
TROCAIRE LENTEN BOXES— Since 1973 your generous support of the Lenten Campaign has enabled Trocaire to fund many hundreds of projects through Africa, Asia & Latin America. If you would like to translate your Lenten sacrifice into a practical expressions of support for the poorest countries of the world, please pick up a Trocaire Lenten Box from the window sills of the church
SUNDAY 7TH JANUARY 2018
Feast of the Baptism of the Lord.
Our parish Baptism Team have invited all babies/children (with their parents and family) who have been baptised in this parish to a special celebration on Sunday 7th January at 3 p.m. in the church. If you wish to bring your child to this ceremony though not baptised in the parish, you are most welcome to do so and we would love to see you. Light refreshments will be served afterwards in the parish centre/
SATURDAY 6TH JANUARY
Solemnity of the Epiphany – Holy Day of Obligation
Masses at 7.30 p.m. (Vigil Friday),
8.30 a.m., 9.45, 11 a.m. &
6 p.m. (which fulfils the obligation of the Holy Day or Sunday Mass but not both.)
The 11 a.m. Mass is offered for Mary Dempsey (A) & the
6 p.m. Mass is for Christina Bridgeman 1st (a)
FRIDAY 8th DECEMBER –
The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Masses in our church are
Thurs. Vigil 7.30pm
Fri. 7.25am, 9.45am, 11.00am, & 7.30pm.
Please Note; There is NO 12.15pm Mass
Archbishop Martin is seeking practical support for a Parish Food Appeal next week December 2nd and 3rd for the Crosscare Foodbanks.
- Crosscare work with many individuals and families throughout the Archdiocese who are struggling to make ends meet.
- The Food Banks provide support with essential food and household items.
- This collection be held on one weekend only.
- This will allow us to distribute hampers in good time for Christmas, to hundreds of families.
- We have identified items that are most needed at this time.
These include: Shampoo & Hygiene Products, Soups, Tinned meats, Seasonal Biscuits and Cleaning Products. Your support for this very worthy appeal will be much appreciated. Food can be left at the sides of the Altar before and after Masses or to the Sacristy.
Parish “Christmas Masses” Cards –
Bringing Christ Back Into Christmas –
Cards (€1.00) are available in our Parish Shop –
Proceeds from the Mass contributions will be shared between
Bro. Kevin’s & Bro. Sean’s Capuchin Day Care Centre For the Homeless &
Crumlin Hospital Children’s Medical Research Foundation (CMRF)
The Inscription inside the card reads –
Masses on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Our Lady’s Nativity Church Leixlip will be offered for all your intentions,
remembering family and friends living and deceased