Easter Sunday, April 12th – Weekly Bulletin

The Church of the Assumption and Ss. Columbanus & Gall, Milltown, Dublin

Easter Sunday, April 12th

Mass in Milltown Parish Church is suspended until further notice.

The obligation for Sunday Mass attendance is not applicable during this time.

The Parish Church is open from 9.30am – 5.30pm.

The Parish Pastoral Centre will remain closed.

For further information, please call the Parish Office at: 2680041, 2196740 or 087, 9500334.

Fr. Peter Briscoe can be contacted at 01, 2196600.

For further updates please see our parish website at:

www. milltownparish.ie

Supports for Older and Vulnerable People

COVID-19 community supports are now in place to ensure vulnerable members of the community are reached and helped at this time. These comprise the local authority, Health Service Executive, County Champions, An Post, Community Welfare Service, An Garda Síochána, other State organisations, charities and other stakeholders.

Dedicated helplines are focused specifically on ensuring that the cocooning elderly, vulnerable members of the community or those living alone can access deliveries of groceries, medicine and fuels. We have also included of support services for women and families who may be at risk in the home at this difficult time as well as mental health on line support services on:

To facilitate parishioners’ continued support for the Church through the Common Fund and Share Collections at this time of restricted access to churches, the diocese has arranged a Donate button on their website where donation to the Share and Offertory Collections can be made.

Parishioners are asked to hold onto their Trócaire boxes until it is possible for them to be returned to the parish. Donations to Trócaire can be made on line or by phone. The on line address is: https://www.trocaire.org/donate/make-a-donation

Copies of the Diocesan Prayer Book ‘I Am with You’, are on the Parish Book Stand. This publication is suitable for use with those who experience illness, carers and for personal prayer.

In the event of difficulty in accessing Confession making an act of perfect contrition with the desire to receive the sacrament is sufficient for the forgiveness of all sins.

During these challenging times, Wilde & Green are providing a free home delivery / collection service for the most vulnerable in our community,
Please contact Wilde & Green If you need your shopping delivered, or if you know anyone who would like to avail of this service. Wilde & Green can be contacted by phone at 01 268 3333 or by email on sales@wildeandgreen.com.
Wilde & Green will deliver within the local area. If you wish to collect your order they will have it ready to put straight into your car when you arrive at their shop.

A Prayer in the Time of the Coronavirus

Almighty and All–loving God,
Father, Son and Holy Spirit,
we pray to you through Christ the Healer
for those who suffer from the Coronavirus Covid–19
in Ireland and across the world.

We pray too for all who reach out to those who mourn the loss
of each and every person who has died as a result of contracting the disease.

Give wisdom to policymakers,
skill to healthcare professionals and researchers,
comfort to everyone in distress
and a sense of calm to us all in these days of uncertainty and distress.

This we ask in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord
who showed compassion to the outcast,
acceptance to the rejected
and love to those to whom no love was shown.