There will be a coffee morning and raffle held in conjunction with the Irish Cancer Society’s 40th Annual Daffodil Day, this Friday, March 24th, from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm in St Paul’s Parish Centre. Do join us if you can to support this worthy cause. Donations of raffle prizes and home-baking would be most welcome.
All are welcome to mark St Patrick’s Day this Friday, March 17th, at a service of Holy Communion in St Paul‘s at 11am. Meanwhile, as the season of Lent continues, there will be an extra 7.15am service of Holy Communion this Wednesday, March 15th, in addition to the regular 11am midweek service.
Every Monday in Lent, St Paul’s and Holy Trinity Parish Killiney are joining forces for a Lenten Discussion Group in St Paul’s Parish Centre (Minor Hall upstairs) at 8 pm. The discussion will be based on the book Something More by John Pritchard (books will be available on the first evening). All are welcome.
Meanwhile, this Wednesday, March 8th, and each Wednesday throughout Lent there will be a short service of Holy Communion at 7.15am in addition to the regular 11am Communion service.
The Archbishop of Dublin, the Most Rev Michael Jackson, will conduct a Service of Confirmation in St Paul’s this Saturday, March 4th, at 7pm. The following are being confirmed: David Baker; Robbie Bowers; Naoise Cautley; Michael Finney; Anne McEvoy; Christopher McEvoy; Sam Mitchell; Dylan Murray; Clodagh Nash; Matthew O’Brien Holohan; Clara Ponsonby and Jennifer Quirke. Eric Kendrick will be confirmed in St Brigid’s Stillorgan on Sunday, March 12th.
Of course you know its iconic, titular song-and-dance routine, but there’s a lot more to the musical and romantic comedy Singing in the Rain. It will be shown at our next Parish Film Night, introduced by Philip Molloy of Newstalk, onThursday, February 23rd, at 8pm in the Parish Centre. Please sign up on the list at the back of the church or email email@example.com
Save the date. There will also be a parish film night on Thursday, March 23rd –more information to follow.
The theme for our activities at Sunday Club this Sunday, during the 10.30am service is Living in peace and harmony. The New Testament lesson for the day is Matthew 5.21-37, in which Matthew shows how Jesus helps us to make peace with anyone we have hurt and to live the way that Jesus shows us. All children welcome.
The Select Vestry will revise the Register of Vestry members at its meeting this Thursday, February 2nd, as it is required to do annually under the Constitution of the Church of Ireland. If you are not already registered, are over 18 years of age, and would like to become a registered vestry person you must obtain, complete and return the necessary form, available from either the churchwardens or the Rector.
If you are registered this entitles you to vote at the Easter General Vestry (AGM), which this year is after the 10.30am service on Sunday, April 23rd, and to become eligible for election to the Select Vestry.
Considered one of Woody Allen’s finest films, “Manhattan” is a wry portrait of modern relationships played out against a background of urban alientation. It stars Allen, Diane Keaton, Mariel Hemingway and Meryl Streep. The showing in the Parish Centre this Thursday, at 8pm, will be introduced by Philip Molloy of Newstalk’s “The Picture Show”.
Admission is free (although small donations welcome on the night) but make sure there is a seat for you by emailling firstname.lastname@example.org
At its next meeting, on February 2nd, the Select Vestry will revise the Register of Vestry members as it is required to do annually under the Constitution of the Church of Ireland. If you are not already registered, are over 18 years of age, and would like to become a registered vestryperson please obtain, complete and return the necessary form which can be obtained from either the churchwardens or the Rector.
If you are registered this entitles you to vote at the Easter General Vestry (AGM) and to become eligible for election to the Select Vestry.
By all accounts it is a pantomime not to be missed – performances of the St Paul’s Theatre Group’s production of Sleeping Beauty continue this week. The remaining show times are:
- Wednesday 11th January 8pm
- Thursday 12th January 8pm
- Friday 13th January 8pm
- Saturday 14th January 3pm & 8pm
Booking office: 083 825 4033. Adults €10; Child/Concessions €8