A member of the Baptism Team is always available and happy to do the necessary preparation for the celebration of the Sacrament with the parent/s of a baby/ child to be baptised. It will be appreciated if a month’s notice is given to the
CO-ORDINATOR: Mary Meehan, who can be contacted at 086 1621875
BAPTISM TEAM MEMBERS:
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The members of the parish Bereavement Team are available to help the family of the deceased as they plan the church services for their loved one and during the ceremonies in the cathedral. This assistance can be obtained by contacting the COORDINATOR: Mary Gallagher Tel: 9141543
BEREAVEMENT TEAM MEMBERS: Kathleen Keogh Tel: 9160509, Mary Gallagher Tel: 9141543, Sr. Desmond Tel: 9162330, Dermot Layden Tel: 9160162, Helen Watters Tel: 9141773, Marian Keaney Tel: 9154696/ 087 6404910.
WAY OF GENTLENESS: Lent & Advent – Each Tuesday evening at 8.00 p.m. an hour of guided prayer, followed by Benediction in the presence of the Most Blessed Sacrament, is held in the Cathedral. All are most welcome to join as a Christian Community at prayer.
MINISTRY OF THE WORD
The Cathedral Parish is privileged to have approx seventy Readers on its Sunday Rota and fourteen on its Weekday Rota. Two people read at each Mass and the rota rotates on an eight week basis. There is a separate rota for our Children’s Liturgy for the 10.30 a.m. Sunday Morning Mass which is traditionally the Family Mass.
New Readers are always welcome – please contact the Parish Office – Tel: 9162670.
Lord God, Source of all goodness and light. You sent your only Son, the Word of Life, to reveal to all the mystery of your love. Bless me as I undertake the Ministry of Reader. Grant that as I mediate constantly on your Word, I may grow in its wisdom and faithfully proclaim it to your people, I ask this thorugh Christ our Lord. Amen
O’GOD OUR FATHER, we ask you to send your Spirit into our hearts. Help us to lead our people in worship. May we truly believe in what we do and so inspire our community in new faith. We ask this, Father, through Jesus Christ our Son who is present in our midst now, who will soon speak to us through your Word. Amen
MINISTRY OF THE EUCHARIST
The Cathedral Parish is privileged to have approx eighty Ministers of the Eucharist on its rota. The schedule rotates every three weeks i.e., every person ministers at one Mass in each three week cycle.
New members are always welcome – please contact Parish Office – Tel: 9162670 if you would like to become a Minister of the Eucharist.
Jesus, bless these hands You have chosen as your instruments. Jesus, always keep us aware and in awe of our sacred mission. Jesus, make us worthy of this great ministry we have humbly accepted. Jesus, send us out into the world to distribute your love. Amen
O’GOD OUR FATHER, we ask you to send your Spirit into our hearts. Help us to lead our people in worship. May we truly believe in what we do and so inspire our community in new faith. We ask this, Father, through Jesus Christ our Son who is present in our midst now, who will soon speak to us in the Word and who comes to us in a special way at Holy Communion. Amen