Monthly Archives: November 2015

Countdown to Christmas begins

There will be All Age Worship at 10.30am  in the Parish Centre this Sunday, November 29th, for the first Sunday in Advent.  The following week, the popular, traditional Christingle Service will be held in the Parish Centre on Sunday, December 6th at 6pm, followed by a light supper of sausages and potato wedges.
Other services during the Advent and Christmas season include:
Sunday, December 20th  Service of Nine Lessons with Carols by Candlelight 7 pm
Thursday, December 24th  First Eucharist of Christmas 11.30 pm
Friday December 25th  8.15 am Holy Communion (One) 10.30 am Family Service 11.45 am. Holy Communion (Two) said
Sunday December 27th 11 am (note time) Service of Carols, Canticles and Readings and NO services at 8.15 am or 7 pm
Thursday December 31st 11.45 pm Ringing in the New Year  A Short Service to welcome the New Year followed by ringing of the bells at midnight and drinks

Film Night this Thursday, Nov 19th

Philip Molloy of Newstalk will introduce a showing of the mystery drama Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood, in the Parish Centre this Thursday, November 19th at 8pm.  Its stellar cast includes Sean Penn(below), Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon and Laura Linney. All welcome but seats must be booked by emailling


Deadlines for 2016 school entry applications

Application forms  for places in Junior Infants for September 2016 at Glenageary Killiney National School (GKNS) are available for collection in person from the school office until this Friday, November 13th, between 8.30 am and 2.30 pm. The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Monday, November 16th by 2.15pm.  The current admissions policy is available on
Meanwhile, this Wednesday, November 11th is the deadline for the Bag2School fund-raising drive for the school. They are collecting clothes, shoes, handbags, soft toys.  But not: end of life clothing, bedding, curtains etc. An additional 10% will be donated to LauraLynn House, the children’s hospice.


Service to remember war dead

Our 10.30am service this Remembrance Sunday, November 8th, will be Parish Communion with an Act of Remembrance to honour all those killed in wars. There will also be  Sunday Club. After church, the Badminton Club will be providing the coffee, in aid of the Blackrock Hospice. Please support generously.
Then at 6pm there will be the more informal Worship & Wedges for all ages in the Parish Centre, with the usual 7pm evening service, A Service of the Word, in the church.