Parish Notices Sunday 29th October 2017

Live Crib and nativity pageant :

We are hiring a much larger marquee and we are also upgrading the sound system for this year’s live crib. The estimated combined cost is  €2000. We are looking for sponsorship, corporate or private. If you can help us please contact either Rowland Newenham (0872522541)

The Nativity Pageant which is to be the focus of the day complete with live animals is also short five participants. It promises to be very enjoyable so please come forward to help in this venture.  For further details just contact  Olna Trotter on 4373069 or Mary Murphy on 4374605.


We need volunteers to clean St Mary’s Church and Hall. If you are willing to add your name to a weekly cleaning  rota please contact the parish office.

The more volunteers we have, the better!




Saturday 11th is sold out  but there are still a few tickets available for Thursday 9th and Friday 10th. Please get in touch with the Parish Office if you want to see our Drama Group along with Douglas Drama Group at this wonderful Fundraiser.


TABLE TENNIS If anyone-young (or not so young!) would be interested in playing table  tennis socially in the Parish then please contact Jan Walsh 086-0840216.

Job Vacancy Carrigaline Community Employment Scheme has a Vacancy for a Cleaner for St Mary’s Church and Parish hall.  Applicants must be in receipt of a Department of Social Protection payment. CV to Room 2, Community Complex Carrigaline, Phone 4375191 .

Anam Cara, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding its next monthly Parent Evening on Wednesday 1st of November from 19:30 to 21:00 in the Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork. This event is open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether the death was recent or not.


1 Nov            Holy Communion 10:30am in St Mary’s Church

6th Nov      Toddlers Plus One 10am until 12 noon Parish Hall

Monday Club 3pm until 5pm Parish Hall

9th, 10th & 11th November   Theatre Supper Nights in Douglas

26th Nov    Gift Day : 12 noon till 3pm in the Rectory

2nd & 3rd December   Carrigaline Craft Fayre GAA Hall.

9th & 10th December      Live Crib Carrigaline


Random Notes No. CCLI

“Monkstown Ladies Guild held a committee meeting at Drumglass on Monday December 2nd 1963. Mrs Johnson was in the chair, also present Mrs Gibson, Mrs Ellis, Mrs Vickers and Mrs Irwin. Apologies were received from Mrs Garde, Mrs Harte, Mrs Dixon and Mrs Bird.

The children’s Christmas tree and party were discussed and as Passage had decided to hold their Christmas tree party as usual, it was proposed by Mrs Gibson and seconded by Mrs Ellis that one party was sufficient for the two parishes and it was quite unnecessary for Monkstown to hold one this year. This was passed.

Mrs Ellis proposed and Mrs Johnson seconded that covers could be bought for the Choir Hymn books, out of the Ladies Guild Fund. This was passed and the secretary was instructed to purchase them and let the treasurer know the cost.

Jumble sale was provisionally fixed for April 3rd 1964.

It was proposed by Mrs Irwin and seconded by Mrs Vickers that a social evening with whist drive should be held for Monkstown and Passage. This was passed and January 17th 1964 was fixed for same. The Ladies Guild Committee members to supply prizes and to have a scratch tea. No entrance fee.

The next Committee meeting to be held on Friday January 3rd to make arrangements for Social evening.




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