Countdown to Easter…

The five Church of Ireland parishes from this area will worship together on the evenings of Holy Week, from tonight, Monday, March 21st, at 8 pm. Different guest speakers will give an address on a particular topic each night.
There will also be a 7.15 am service of Holy Communion daily in St Paul’s, Monday-Thursday. Here is the full schedule of services (in St Paul’s unless otherwise stated):
Today:   7.15 am Holy Communion
8 pm St Matthias, Ballybrack 
Speaker: Dr Sabina Brennan, TCD: “Positive ageing, valuing elderly people and combatting ageism”

Tues 22nd 7.15 am Holy Communion
8 pm Holy Trinity, Killiney
Speaker: Trevor Sargent: “The Church and the Environment”

Wed 23rd 7.15 am Holy Communion
11 am Holy Communion
8 pm  Christ Church, Dun Laoghaire
Speaker: Patsy McGarry: “The Church and the Media”

Thurs 24th  7.15 am  Holy Communion
8 pm  St Patrick’s, Dalkey The Lord’s Supper

Good Friday (Please note change to pattern of recent years)
12 Noon One Hour at the Cross
8 pm John Stainer’s The Crucifixion   A meditation on the Sacred Passion of the Holy Redeemer with Andrew Irwin (Tenor) Padraic Rowan (Bass) Nathan Barrett (Conductor) Matthew Breen (Organ) and featuring the combined parish choirs from St Patrick’s, Holy Trinity and St Paul’s.

Easter Day
7 am SonRise Service on Killiney Hill
8.15 am Holy Communion
10.30 am Parish Communion followed by an egg hunt in the church grounds