Parish of Sts. Columbanus & Gall, Milltown, Dublin
Sunday, January 10th 2021
The Baptism of the Lord
January 10th, 2021
“You are my Son, the beloved; my favour rests on you” Mark 1
The parishioners of Sts. Columbanus and Gall wish to express warm appreciation and gratitude to Fr. Peter, Fr. Alan and the parish team for the very prayerful Liturgies we have experienced throughout the Christmas season. We pray God’s continued Blessings on all during 2021.
Thank you for your donations to last week’s Offertory and Share Collections. Donations to these collections can be made online from this Parish Website.
We thank those of you who have already returned your Christmas Dues. Dues envelopes may be posted to 67 Ramleh Park, Milltown, Dublin 6, or placed in the parish post box which is located on the railing beside the Parish Office.
We offer our condolences to the family and friends of the late Mgr. Tom Stack whose funeral recently took place here.
Congratulations to Rachel and Fionn who were recently married in our church.
This Week’s Feast Days
Wed. 13th: St. Hilary, bishop and doctor of the Church.
Friday 15th: St. Ita, virgin
Saturday 16th, St. Fursa, abbot and missionary
All Masses in Milltown Parish will be online only until further notice. These Masses are livestreamed and can be viewed on: http://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/milltown-parish
Daily on line Mass is at 10am and also at 11.30am on Sundays.
The church is open for private prayer on Monday – Saturday from 10.45 to 5.30pm and on Sunday from 12,30pm to 5.30pm.
The Parish Pastoral Centre and Parish Office will remain closed until further notice.
Please note that an automatic switch is installed on the side door into the church. To enter or exit the church please always use the silver, square button with the word “Press” on it.
COVID-19 Support Line for Older People
ALONE manage a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to 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. Calls to the ALONE National Support Line cost no more than a local call to a landline.
The Young Church Dublin – Young Adult Alpha Course
The Young Church Dublin team would like to invite you to join us for our Young Adult Alpha online course which we will start from Monday, 18th January, from 7.00-8:15pm. The course will be run from the comfort of your own home over Zoom for 11 weeks until March 29th. This Alpha course with YCD is an opportunity for you to grow in your own faith. Alpha is also a wonderful opportunity for friends, family or community members to explore the Christian faith together. Taking part might even encourage you to run Alpha yourself in the future!
All participants must register by emailing your name and contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org*Please note that numbers are limited.
Priory Institute Online Open Day 23 January
Is this for you? Why not join us on January 23 from 11:30am-1:30pm. Take the opportunity to visit and learn about what it would be like to study with us during our online Open Day this January.
For More Information
Tel: +353 (0)1 4048124.
All are welcome
Accord Dublin continues to provide a Marriage and Relationship Counselling service. Accord continues to offer preparation courses for the Sacrament of Marriage. These courses are conducted via zoom during the current lockdown. Contact details for Accord Dublin are on their website: www.accorddublin.ie
Aware – Support & Self Care Groups
If you, or those with whom you work wish to connect with people in relation to your mental wellbeing, please consider using the Phone In and Zoom Support & Self Care Groups, the Support Line or Support Mail, now and throughout the holiday season. These services provide support, coping skills and information – and most importantly help people who are in distress to know and feel that they are not alone in their experience. For more information about the groups https://www.aware.ie/support/support-groups/ and all of our services on www.aware.ie
The Irish Cancer Society is looking for volunteers to drive patients to and from their chemotherapy treatments. Drivers with a free weekday availability and who can commit to driving twice a month. Please email Gail at email@example.com or call 01 2310 566 for an application form.
The Irish Hospice Foundation Bereavement Support Line is 1800 80 70 77 and is open from 10am – 1pm from Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays). If the line is busy when you call, they can call you back if you leave your contact details.
The Mary Aikenhead Centre in Donnybrook operates a ‘Meals on Wheels Service’ for our area. This service provides a healthy meal delivered direct to elderly and housebound person’s homes five days a week Monday to Friday. If you are an elderly person from this area and would like to avail of this service, please contact the Centre at 01 2698995