The Rector writes ‘Tonight(4th February) at 8pm , in St Mary’s Church, the Carrigaline Choral Group, Dan Twomey Tenor Soloist and the Men’s Shed Choir Carrigaline, will be performing their best for a wonderful cause. ‘Give us a Song’ Cancer Research Recital was held in our church last year too and a lot of people in the parish said they would have come along had they known about it.. so here is your chance! Come along this evening and support this fundraising Recital. There is no entry charge but there will be a retiring collection after the Recital’
CONFIRMATION 2018 If you would like to be confirmed this year, please let the Rector know before Wednesday as the weekly Confirmation Classes (Thursdays 5-6:30pm) begin on Thursday 8th February.
Diocesan Magazine Subscriptions (€25) are now due. Please pay Rowland Newenham or the Wardens.
Monkstown home group next meeting will take place on Tuesday, 6 February at 8pm Hilary Warren-Perry has kindly agreed to lead and it will take place at the home of Edward Ellis. All welcome and enquiries to John Sweeney. 087-0656290.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Joy Keefe is looking for new volunteers for bell ringing and flower rotas in St Mary’s. Any new people would be put with an experienced person so there’s no need to be shy about expressing an interest! Contact the Parish office or Joy Keefe 087-2559844.
Anam Cara the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Bereavement Information Evening on Wednesday 7th February at 7:30pm in the Clayton Hotel, Silver Springs, Tivoli, Cork. This is a free event and open to all bereaved parents. As Anam Cara will need to confirm numbers for teas, coffees, etc, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org before Tuesday 6th February or call the Information Line on 085 2888 888.
4th Feb Give us a Song! Recital 8pm St Mary’s Church
5th Feb Toddlers Plus One 10am until 12 noon Parish Hall Monday Club 3pm until 5pm Parish Hall
6th Feb Monkstown Home Group. 8pm. Edward Ellis’s home.
7th Feb Holy Communion 10:30am in St Mary’s Church
8th Feb Friendship Club 11am Rectory
8th Feb Confirmation Classes begin. 5-6:30pm Rectory
11th Feb Sunday Club 11am Parish Hall
14th Feb Ash Wednesday 10:30 & 7:30 Holy Communion in St Mary’s
16th Feb Youth Club 7:30-9:30 Parish Hall
21st Feb Lenten Bible Study 8pm Parish Hall after 7:30 Evening Prayer
23rd Feb CAMEO Monkstown Bay Sailing Club 1030am
25th Feb Fair Trade All Age Service 11am in St Mary’s followed by Mothers’ Union ‘Famine Lunch’ for MU Overseas Fund in the Parish Hall.
26th Feb Annual update of the Register of Vestry People 7:30pm Parish Hall.