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Mass Intentions weekend 17/18 April 2021

Saturday:

Sunday:

Leanne McCloskey - 8th Anniversary.
Jaxon & Matilda McCloskey - 3rd Anniversary.

Monday:

Tuesday:

Wednesday:

Thursday:

Friday:

Mass Intentions commencing weekend 24/25 April 2021

Saturday:

Sunday:

R.I.P.:  Please pray for Nora MacAdam, mother of Alistair MacAdam who died recently,   Bridget Grady, mother of Brendan Grady who died on Monday   and   Geraldine Hanan, Colpe East, who died on Wednesday.

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

Confessions
on Request

 

Thank You for your Contributions   (09/03/21-12/04/21):
Envelopes/Donations:  €3,690.00
Shrine:  €960.00
Easter Offerings for Priest:  €1,465.00 (to date).  
Trócaire:  €2,009.00 (to date).
Please make cheques for Envelopes & Dues payable to ‘Mornington Church’
You can drop your donations into the Parish office on Mon/Wed/Fri  10am-2pm.

Sunday Mass in Mornington is available to view live on Facebook at 10am.  
It will also be available on Youtube from 11am (search for Mornington Church).


Church Envelopes ,Priests Easter Dues & Trócaire
Easter is a special time to support your Church and Priest.  
Please drop your Church Envelopes, Easter Dues for the Priest and your Trócaire Box/Envelope into the Parish Office
on Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 10am - 2pm.    

If you haven’t received your Church envelopes you can place your donation in an envelope with your name & phone no. and drop it into the Parish Office / Presbytery letterbox.


Fr. Pat Corcoran celebrated his Golden Jubilee on Easter Sunday

Fifty Years of Missionary Service !
Fr. Pat Corcoran, from Saint Mary’s Villas, was born and raised among us.  Educated by the Sisters of Mercy and Saint Joseph’s Christian Brother Schools,
Pat went on, in 1963, to pursue his studies for the priesthood with Saint Patrick’s Missionary Society, Kiltegan, Co.Wicklow.  Fr. Pat was ordained to the priesthood, in Kiltegan, on Easter Sunday 1971, and presided over his First Mass at Saint Mary’s on Easter Monday (Mornington was part of St. Mary’s Parish at this time.).  Saint Patrick’s Parish, Ikot Ansa, Calabar, and the extended community, are joyfully celebrating Father Pat’s 50th Anniversary of Ordination, and his lifetime of missionary service in Nigeria.  Shortly, God willing, Pat plans to retire home to Drogheda. Pat is ever grateful for the grace of priesthood, and for the privilege and blessing of seeing tremendous growth and challenge in the young church of Nigeria - all of it made possible by the continued prayer and support of so many.   All of us in Mornington wish Fr. Pat a healthy and happy retirement and look forward to his return to Drogheda shortly.


Mass Intentions

Fr. Joseph will continue to say Mass each morning privately.  

If you have an intention please write it out & place in an envelope with your donation.   Please drop your envelope into the Parish Office or in the Presbytery letterbox.  

Church Cleaning

Thank you to all who came to help with the ‘BIG CLEAN’ on Friday and Saturday.



Church Grounds Maintenance Team

Meet every Saturday morning at 9.30am - Socially distanced.  
More volunteers Welcome.  
If you can help in any way please come along on Saturday morning.  
Any help would be greatly appreciated.


 
 

Trócaire

Every year Trócaire asks for your help during Lent to fund lifesaving programmes around the world.  
Families like Awut and Ajak’s in South Sudan (on this years Trócaire box) need your support  now more than ever.
Trócaire are appealing to you to continue your support this Lent.  
Resources, prayers and videos are available on www.trocaire.org.
Trócaire Boxes are being delivered to each house and are also available in the Church.  
The contents of each and every Trócaire box, no matter how small, come together to make a significant difference.
This virus knows no borders, but neither does our compassion.

Please drop your Trócaire Box, Trócaire Envelope, Church Envelopes and Easter Dues for the Priest into the Parish Office on Monday, Wednesday or Friday  from 10am - 2pm.

Suspension of Public Masses

All public Masses have been suspended until further notice.  
Mornington Church is still open to the public for private (non organized) prayer from 11.00am to 6.00pm.  
Feel free to drop in to spend some time with the Lord.

 
 

FACE MASKS:  
People are asked to wear a face mask when visiting the Church.
Remember, also, to keep a 2 metre distance when leaving the Church and please do not congregate outside the doors of the Church.

Please ring 1800 677 777 (freephone) for assistance.
If you wish to make a financial contribution please ring 087-2542408.

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

THE COMMUNITY CALL
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, covidsupport@meathcoco.ie

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.

 

Community Notices

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.

 
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