Parish of The Assumption and Sts. Columbanus & Gall, Milltown, Dublin
January 24th, 2021 – Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
Sunday of the Word of God
Thank you for your donations to last week’s Offertory and Share Collections.
Donations to these collections can be made online from our Parish Website at www.milltownparish.ie.
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.
Masses in Milltown Parish will be online only until further notice. Daily on line Mass is at 10am and also at 11.30am on Sundays. All of these Masses are livestreamed and can be viewed on the Parish Webcam.
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.
A short Christian Unity Service via Zoom will take place on this Thursday 28th January at 7pm. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to attend this on line service. A zoom link will be forwarded to those who wish to participate.
This Week’s Feast Days
Monday 25th: The Conversion of St. Paul, Apostle
Tuesday 26th: Ss Timothy and Titus, bishops
Thursday 28th: St. Thomas Aquinas
Saturday 30th: St. Aidan, bishop
In place of their Annual Winter/Spring Seminar the Dublin Diocesan Liturgical Resource Centre invite you to join them for 3 Online Liturgy Tuesdays with presentations and chats where ideas can be shared. For further information on these online presentations please see the Parish Website or the Parish Notice Boards.
Information on the Alone COVID-19 Support Line for Older People is available on the Parish Website and on the Weekly Bulletin which are on display on the Church Notice Boards.
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.
Accord Dublin continues to provide a Marriage and Relationship Counselling service. It also 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.
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 operate 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. _____________________________________________________