People of all ages are invited to attend the lighting of the first candle on the advent wreath at the 10.30am service on the First Sunday of Advent, November 30th. There will also be a gift for each young person to help with their preparations for Christmas. After the service, the Badminton Club will be serving coffee and goodies in aid of the Blackrock Hospice and all donations would be much appreciated.
Meanwhile…. does the thought of Christmas stir a slight sense of panic? You’re invited to join us for an Advent Quiet Morning, on Saturday, November 29th, from 10 am-noon in the Parish Centre. There will be reflection on Advent themes as well as space for quiet prayer and discussion. We’ll even have some live harp music. If you would like to attend please contact Abigail, firstname.lastname@example.org or 083 454 8519.
Application forms for Junior Infants 2015 in Glenageary Killiney National School are now available for collection in person from the school office until this Friday, November 14th, between 8.30am and 2.30pm. The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Monday, November 17th by 2.15pm.
In this the centenary year of the start of the First World War, our Service of Remembrance at 10.30am this Sunday, November 9th, will include a focus on the 17 young men who worshipped in St Paul’s before going off to a war from which they never returned. There will be special music with a brass quintet and the choir and the speaker will be Major General David O’Morchoe.
There will be a WWI commemorative exhibition in the church, which will be open from 2pm-5pm and all are welcome to drop in.
There will be a retreat for St Paul’s, along with the parishes of Holy Trinity Killiney, Christ Church Dun Laoghaire, St Patrick’s Dalkey and St Matthias Killiney this Saturday, November 8th, in Christ Church, Dun Laoghaire from 12.30pm-5pm. Rev Garth Bunting will lead the retreat on the theme of “Prayer”. Cost (including lunch) €20 per person. Booking forms at back of church, please return to Rector with fee by this Wednesday, November 5th.