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Mass Intentions - 1/2 August 2020

Saturday 6.00pm:

Carol Carolan nee Tracey - 10th Anniversary.
Pearl Smith - 31st Anniversary.

Sunday 10.00am:

Sunday 11.30am:

Fiona Day - Months Memory Mass.
John & Margaret Cluskey & their son John - Anniv.
Kevin & May Heeney - Anniversary

Sunday 11.30am:

List of the Dead

Mass Intentions -   8/9 August 2020

Saturday 6.00pm:

Tom & Rita McArdle & Angela McCann - Anniversary.

Sunday 10.00am:

May Faulkner - Anniversary.

Sunday 11.30am:

Veronica Ryan - Months Memory Mass.

R.I.P.:  Please pray for  Tommy Queally, Donegal, brother-in-law of Margaret O'Brien   and   Nano Brennan, aunt of Mike Stapleton  who died during the week.

Eucharistic Adoration
Suspended until further notice
Wednesdays from 9am to 6pm

on Request.

Dates for Your Diary

Monday 3rd August:  There will be no morning Mass.  Bank Holiday.

First Holy Communion

Le Chéile School:  
Saturday 8th August at 11.00am.

Due to current Covid-19 restrictions only the Child for First Communion, their parents & siblings allowed at these ceremonies.  However it is not recommended to bring young children to indoor gatherings.

Public Mass Times

Weekday Mass Times while Covid-19 restrictions are still in place will be:  
Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 8.45am and
Tuesday & Thursday at 10.00am.  
Weekend Masses:  Saturday at 6.00pm and Sunday at 10.00am & 11.30am.

Morning Mass on weekdays will facilitate those who have dispensation from Sunday Mass and who wish to attend Mass.

Volunteers Needed

To ensure that Sunday Masses can resume on 4th July and continue thereafter, we need volunteers to steward and sanitise the Church at each Mass.  
Please leave your name, address & phone no. under the Sacristy door or in the Presbytery.


Please do not let your dog loose in the Church grounds and more importantly PLEASE clean up after it.

Blessing of Graves 2020

Cemetery Sunday has been postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions. We await clarification from the State as to whether we can reschedule for later in the year.

We ask parishioners :-

  • To tidy your graves,

  • As an act of kindness think of those who do not have family & tidy their graves and ...

  • Please bring all your rubbish etc. home.

St. Vincent de Paul  For Assistance Ring 1800 677 777

If you wish to make a financial contribution please ring 087-2542408.

Your Trócaire Box can make a Big Difference

Trócaire have launched a campaign urging people to return their Trócaire box donations.  Travel restrictions and the closure of schools and churches have meant that many people have been unable to return their boxes in the usual way.  Tens of thousands of Trócaire boxes are in homes all over Ireland.  We urgently need them to be returned.
You can return your Trócaire box / Envelope to the Presbytery in Mornington.  Please make cheques payable to ‘Mornington Church’.

As part of the Government response to the COVID-19 crisis, Meath County Council has established a COVID-19 Community Call Forum which works with State agencies and community and voluntary groups to provide supports or services to any vulnerable person who needs them.  Contact:  1800808809,

St. Colmcilles GAA Club Assistance Facility
Volunteers from St. Colmcilles and the local area can help get your groceries, prescriptions and fuel during  this uncertain time.  
Contact Brian on 087-1141150 or Ciara 087-6560343.

COVID-19 Support Line for Older People
ALONE has launched a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am - 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024.


Funeral services in the current situation

Funeral services in the current situation - Statement from the Government

In summary the public health authority advice states:

  • Up to 25 immediate family and close friends may attend funeral services, burials and cremations, provided that social distancing rules are enforced.

  • This relates to all funerals including those arising out of COVID-19 deaths.

  • The number not exceeding 25 persons applies to places of worship and at the graveside.

  • The number may be restricted in smaller enclosed spaces and churches may put in place restrictions which respond to specific local circumstances.


Your Parish Needs You

Parish Volunteers:  Would you consider helping in our parish as a volunteer?  
We are looking for additional parishioners for when the restrictions are lifted to join the following groups:- Parish Pastoral Council , Liturgy Group, Music Ministry, Baptismal Team, Children’s Liturgy Group, Readers, Ministers of the Eucharist, Altar Servers, Grandparents Association, Church Cleaning and Church Grounds Maintenance. If you can help or require further information please contact the Parish Office on  Mon/Wed/Fri 9.30am-1pm Tel: 041-9827384.


Community Notices

Church Grounds Maintenance Team
Meet Every Saturday morning at 9.30am.  More volunteers required.  If you can help in any way please come along on Saturday morning .  Any help will be really appreciated.

Church Cleaning
If you can volunteer to become a member of the Church Cleaning Team, please leave your name and contact details  into the Parish Office.
All volunteers welcome.

East Meath Meals on Wheels  -  085-7570810
Hot Meals are delivered to your home  between 12.30pm and 1.30pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week throughout the year, excluding bank holidays in the areas of Laytown, Bettystown, Mornington, Donacarney and Colpe.  The charge is €4 per person per meal.
If you would like to avail of this service or know of anyone who might benefit from this service, please contact us on the above number.

East Meath Bridge Club - Cancelled until further notice
Continues each Tuesday, upstairs in the History Room, in L&B Golf Club.  Everybody to be sitting for 7.30pm.

Laytown/Bettystown Bridge Club - Cancelled until further notice
Continues on Mondays and Thursdays at 7.30pm.  
New Members Welcome

Knit 'n' Knatter at Sunflower Cafe at Riverside, Mornington - Cancelled until further notice
Come along and join us every Friday morning from 10a.m. to 12p.m.
for a morning of knitting or crocheting in the newly opened Sunflower Cafe at Riverside Home & Gift Shop, Mornington.
Admission is free and is open to all ages and levels.
Please note this is not a class but members are willing to offer advice.
Contact Eileen 086-7347789 for enquiries.

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