TODAY – 14th OCTOBER 2012
TWENTY EIGHTH SUNDAY ORDINARY TIME
He who seeks wisdom and eternal life, is reminded, that no earthly value can be compared to them. We may agree that all gold is but a little sand before the realities of God, but are we able to follow through this image with the reality of our living? Are we really ready, to sell what ever we have and give it to the poor, so as to follow Christ?
CATHOLIC(SM “A REFRESHER COURSE ON THE BASICS”
FIVE TUESDAY NIGHTS
Gillooly Hall from 8.00pm – 9.25pm, starting 30th October
1. GOD BECAME MAN
2. WHAT JESUS TAUGHT
3. MYSTERY OF GOD
4. SO WHAT IS THE CHURCH?
5. THE EUCHARIST
For more details visit wordonfire.org
Each night:- Video Presentation 45 min
Tea Break 15 min
Discussion 15 min
Prayer 10 min
IDEAL FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN PREPARING FOR SACRAMENTS
Further details available from Fr Tom or Fr Pat.
YEAR OF FAITH – WHAT IT IS
The Year of Faith is intended to contribute to a renewed conversion to the Lord Jesus and to the rediscovery of faith, so that the members of the Church will be credible and joy-filled witnesses to the Risen Lord in the world of today – capable of leading those many people who are seeking it to the “door of faith.” This “door” opens wide man’s gaze to Jesus Christ, present among us “always, until the end of the age” (Mt 28:20). He shows us how “the art of living” is learned “in an intense relationship with him.” “Through his love, Jesus Christ attracts to himself the people of every generation: in every age he convokes the Church, entrusting her with the proclamation of the Gospel by a mandate that is ever new. Today too, there is a need for stronger ecclesial commitment to new evangelization in order to rediscover the joy of believing and the enthusiasm for communicating the faith.”
ACTIVITIES TO UDERTAKE FOR THE YEAR OF FATIH
Read the life of a saint;
Go on a pilgrimage;
Choose a section of the Catechism to study;
Go to confession more often;
Read one of the main documents of Vatican II;
Join a prayer group in your parish;
Learn the Creed by heart;
Say a prayer to the Virgin Mary every day;
Devote greater attention to the Mass and homily;
Get involved in a parish mission.
WORLD MISSION SUNDAY OCTOBER 21ST.
The celebration of World Mission Day has a very special meaning for 2012. The 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Second Vatican Council and of the opening of the Year of Faith and of the Synod of Bishops on the theme of the New Evangelization contribute to reaffirming the Church’s desire to engage with greater courage and zeal in the mission to bring the Gospel to the very ends of the earth. (Pope Benedict XV1). Please support the Mission Sunday collection on the weekend of October 27-28.
READINGS FOR SUNDAY OCTOBER 21ST
1st: – Is. 53: 10-11. 2nd: – Heb. 4: 14-16. Gospel: – Mk. 10: 45.
PRAYER FOR THE WEEK
Lord, help me to be fully alive to your holy presence. Enfold me in your love. Let my heart become one with yours. Amen.
FEAST DAYS THIS WEEK
Mon 15th: St Teresa of Avila;
Tues 16th: St Hedwig, St Margaret Mary Alscoque, St Gall;
Weds 17th: St Ignatius of Antioch;
Thurs 18th: St Luke;
Fri 19th: St John Brébeif, Isaac Jogues.
Congratulations and best wishes to
ELAINE TRUMBLE and PATRICK LANG
who were married recently in the Cathedral.
We welcome into God’s family
HELEN BRIODY and
recently baptised in the Cathedral.
ANNIVERSARIES & REMEMBERANCES
MON. OCT 15
TUES. OCT 16
WEDS. OCT 17
THURS. OCT 18
JOHN & KATE LYONS
& Deceased Family Members
FRI. OCT 19
SAT. OCT. 20
ANNIVERSARIES & REMEMBERANCES
MON. OCT 15 : 8.00 am LEO LYDON
TUES. OCT 16: 10.30am MATTIE KEEGAN
WEDS. OCT 17: 10.30am DONEGAL ASSOCIATION
THURS. OCT 18: 8am JOHN & KATE LYONS & Deceased Family Members; 10.30am MARGARET FOY
FRI. OCT 19: 8am JAMES McCRORY
SAT. OCT. 20: 8am BESSIE GILLEN
REST IN PEACE YOUR PRAYERS ARE ASKED FOR THE REPOSE OF THE SOULS OF:
PÁDRAIC CONWAY Dublin, son of Maura, John St.;
PATRICIA SHERIDAN late of Radharc na Mara, Strandhill;
DELLA CARLEY, Nazareth House and late of Circular Road and
JOSEPHINE KENNY, 32 Treacy Avenue.
MAY GOD GRANT THEM ETERNAL REST AND COMFORT AND CONSOLE THEIR BEREAVED FAMILIES AND FRIENDS.
INTERESTED IN BECOMING A PERMANENT DEACON IN THE DIOCESE OF ELPHIN?
The Diocese of Elphin is now accepting final applications from married / single men who may feel called to ministry as Permanent Deacons. The 4 year part time training programme begins in Nov. Please contact the Director of the Permanent Diaconate, St Mary’s Sligo on 9162670 or visit, www.elphindiocese under the “Vocations” section. Applications closing date is Fri Oct 19.~
BINGO – GILLOOLY HALL TONIGHT OCT 14 – 9PM
Pool prize included with refreshments available at interval.
Busses will stop at the following pick up points:
8.00pm ST JOHN’S HOSPITAL
8.05pm CARROLL’S SHOP
8.15pm GILMARTIN’S SHOP
8.20pm CRANMORE COMMUNITY PARK
8.25pm SHOP AT CALTRAGH
8.30pm COMMUNITY CENTRE MAIL COACH ROAD
8.35pm MOONEY’S BAR, MAUGHERABOY
8.40pm JINK’S AVENUE, OLD POST OFFICE.
ALTAR SOCIETY CAKE SALE
Please note that the Cathedral Altar Society will be holding a Cake Sale in the Gillooly Hall on Sunday October 28 after the 10.30 am Mass. Donations of cakes, buns and jams would be much appreciated. Please contact Teresa on 9160579 or Helen at 9162003 for further information.
THE ALPHA COURSE
Alpha is a widely used faith formation course that encourages those whose faith has got a bit rusty. Depending on interest the course will be either during the day or evening. For details call 9146513 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DATES TO REMEMBER
PRAYERS FOR THE CANONISATION OF THE VENERABLE MATT TALBOT will take place in the Chapel of Adoration, Missionaries of Charity, Temple Street on Thursday October 18th at 7.15pm to 8.15pm. All welcome.
SCRIPTURE COURSE Galilee Community, Tintagh, Boyle entitled ‘Continued Exploration & Reflection on John’s Gospel’ presented by Moya Hegarty OSU. Every Tues from Oct 16 to Nov 6 8-9.45pm. To book call 9664101.
LECTURE “Blessed Charles Meehan (1645-1679) Franciscan martyr from Rossinver Co Leitrim. Speaker: Fr Pat Conlon Franciscan House of Studies in Killiney Bush Hotel Carrick-on-Shannon Wednesday October 17th 2012 …8.30pm All welcome!
ESKER – UPCOMING EVENTS Oct 19-21 Celebrating our Human Embodiment: A weekend of gentle reflection by Sr. Colette Cullinan, R.S.M. Oct 20-21: “Life after Loss” A weekend of reflection, prayer, discusion, ritual, to help us in living through losses and grief. Nov 30-Dec 2:Advent Retreat- God’s breath in the common places: the meaning of Advent. Contact Esker Retreat House 091-844007 / 091- 844549 or //email@example.com/“>firstname.lastname@example.org
FOCUS IRELAND are seeking volunteers for a few hours this November 16-18 to take part in the Key to a Home Collections to make a difference in the lives of people who are homeless throughout Ireland. Please visit www.focusireland.ie or call Dervla on 1850 204 205 or email email@example.com. Thank you.
MEDJUGORJE WEEKEND RETREAT Knock Shrine Nov 2-4 led by Fr Danko Perutina of Medjugorje Parish. Registration takes place in Knock House Hotel Fri 2 Nov from 5-7pm & St John’s Rest & Care on Sat morning. All welcome.
N.C.B.I, JOHN ST. SLIGO – working for people with sight loss, would welcome donations of clothing, bric-a-brac, C.D.s, DVD, books, shoes, boots, ladies & gents gloves & scarves & bed linen. Contact Christy Foy on 086 893 9682. Collections can be made in Sligo area. All donations gratefully received. Thank you.
TABLE QUIZ in The Harp Tavern, Sligo on Wednesday October 17th at 9.30pm in aid of Barnardos. €20 for table of 4, please support this worthy cause.
ST. MICHAEL’S FLC. CHURCH HILL Tel: 9170329
PARENTING WHEN SEPARATED – Starting, MONDAY, OCT 15 – 7.30pm.
BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT – Starting, THURSDAY, OCT. 18 at 8.00 pm.