3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time 23rd January 2022 – Sunday of the Word of God. Catholic Schools Week.
Jesus preached with power that the kingdom of God has come. This kingdom is seen, not in prestige and wealth, but in justice, peace, reconciliation and love. The gospel invites us to share in working for that kingdom.
Mass intentions this week: Marion Redmond (RD) Blessington & Ballymore Eustace, Nicky Kenny (RD) Kilkenny, Jerome Beihl (RD) USA, Breedge McBrearty (RD) Donegal
Saturday 15th January 6pm: Anna Bergin (1st A), Peter Bergin (Rem), Peter Fennell (A), Denis Ryall (A), Ann Devine (A), Sr Ellen McNally (A)
Sunday 16th January 10am: Peggy Howlin (A), Sean & Betty Tutty (A), Noel Tisdall (RD), Lou Myers (RD), Kath O’Connor (RD), Robert Hennessy (Birthday Rem)
We also Remember: Tom Carroll, John O’Connor, James & Imelda Plummer
Monday: Mass for Blessington List of the Sick
Tuesday: Tom Tyrrell (RD), Carmel Nolan (RD)
Wednesday: Bronwyn Jackson (RD), Shane O’Neill (RD)
Thursday: Mass offered for the Blessington Deceased Mass Card List
Friday: Special Intentions, Get Well Intentions
►Saturday 22nd January: Blessington: 6pm, Lacken: 7.30pm
►Sunday 23rd January: Blessington: 10am, Manor Kilbride: 11am, Valleymount: 11.15am, Crosschapel: 11.30am,
►Tuesday 25th January: Holy Hour and Adoration for the intentions of families from 7pm to 8pm. All welcome to join & spend some quiet time with the Lord. This can also be accessed via webcam: https://blessingtonparish.ie/about/parish-webcam/
The Office Shop – A Gift card was found in The Office Shop. Owner can reclaim it by calling into shop or phoning 045 865878 during work hours.
St Mary’s Schools & Blessington Parish Lotto. Numbers drawn on 13th January: 7, 13, 21, 25 €25WINNER: Anne-Marie Clarke. Numbers drawn on 20th January: 1, 10, 11, 14 €25 WINNER: Ann Moran. Next week’s jackpot is €825. www.blessingtonparish.ie https://www.ourparishfundraiser.ie/parish/blessington
Good dry Kindling for sale in the Men’s Shed. For full details contact John Flynn:087 297 7678. All money raised goes to the upkeep of the Men’s Shed.
Rugby at Russborough for age groups U6, U7, U8, U9, U10, U11, U12, U13, boys & girls! Tuesday 7pm to 8pm and Sat 11am to 12:30pm. All Welcome to Blessington Mini-Rugby! email@example.com
MEDJUGORJE IRISH CENTRE PILGRIMAGES APRIL – OCT 2022: 7 Nights Apartment B&B and return Airport transfer from Dubrovnik or Split from €315 per person sharing. Guaranteed Airport transfer price for any flight. Contact us for details and book the dates that suit you. Call: 01 443 4510 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.med-irishcentre.com
Courses Starting at the Further Education & Training Centre Blessington. We are now recruiting for courses starting in January 2022. If you are interested in up-skilling or learning something new, we have the course for you! Full time courses in the following: Bookkeeping & Payroll Level 6. Back to Work Level 4. Part time courses in the following: Childcare Level 5 & 6 (2 evenings a week) Healthcare Level 5 (2 evenings a week)E Business Level 5 (2 mornings a week) Business with Tourism Level 5 (2 mornings a week) Office Skills Level 4 (2 mornings a week) Horticulture (2 mornings a week) For more information on any of the above please contact us email@example.com or 086 806 1569 or 086 850 3833
Study Theology Online is this for you? The Priory Institute provides online Theology courses to degree level. Attend Saturday lectures in Tallaght or from the comfort of your own home. Register before 8th February for Spring 2022. Find out more on our website, www.prioryinstitute.com
Fully Escorted Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine on 21st February €549 per person sharing. Price includes return bus transfer from Dublin, 4 nights in Knock House Hotel with Full Board. All entertainment and excursions. Wheelchair accessible rooms. Single supplement €60. Contact Patricia on 087 1890 236 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
St Vincent de Paul Blessington, local number 087 181 1579
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Castle Canine Cuts – Dog Grooming Service. 1 to 1 Grooming for small to large breeds. Tues – Saturday by appointment only. Revolut & Card now accepted. Call Gillian 087 764 1911. Find us on Facebook
SEETHRU Solution – Your local trustworthy cleaning service for: Windows, Gutters, Fascia, Pressure Washing, Softwash, Carpet & Upholstery. Greg: 085 858 1850
Embankment Plastics Ltd – Vacancies. General Operators 15 – 18 hrs per week. Flexible hours. Permanent positions. Please email cv to HR@Embankment.ie or call 045 858090
VACANCY: COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER ARCHDIOCESE OF DUBLIN. It is an exciting time in the Archdiocese, with a new Archbishop in post, many pastoral initiatives being undertaken, restructuring plans being developed, and hope-filled ministries and services being delivered every day of the year. We are looking for a Communications Officer to lead our internal communications within the Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin & external communication with the wider society. For more information, please visit: www.activelink.ie/node/87384 Closing date for applications 21st January
Paragon Bathrooms. Full Bathroom Renovations. Showroom Open, Main Street, Blessington. Call Aiden 085 137 8770
Wide arrange of Mobility Aids and Mobility Scooters available at Method Physio. We cater for all mobility needs and stock items from grab rails, raised toilet seats, walkers to bath lifts and shower stools. Visit our website www.methodphysiotherapy.ie or if you can’t find what you are looking for or would like to book an appointment to view our Mobility Scooters contact us at the clinic on 045 857 444 or email@example.com
Bathroom Upgrades, Plumbing & Heating, Showers,Roofing, Windows, & Doors. Internal & External Insulation. Call Paul 086 309 1829.
Gardening – For Hedge clipping, Beds overhauled, Strimming, etc Phone Mark 085 133 7714
NutriQuick is Expanding and is now looking for General Operatives to join their team: You will be working on a food production line and carrying out processing and packing duties as required.Previous experience in the food industry is an advantage but not essential. The rate of pay is €11.00 per hour. For further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org. NutriQuick Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Blessington Roofing and Guttering. All Roof Repairs Slate Tiles Chimneys Guttering Fully Insured Free Quotations 24/7 Emergency call-out. 25 Year Guaranteed Roof Installation and Roof Repairs. Call Today for a free no-obligation quote. 087 379 4038 www.roofrepairsandguttering.ie
Interior Designs by Elizabeth – Creative, Unique, Personal Please phone: 086 088 1806. Email: email@example.com
Blessington Airport Taxi: Standard Taxi €83 – One Way. Large Seven-Seater €93 – One Way. Minimum Charge €30 for other Taxi Journeys. Call Richard: 087 255 7993
Eagle Cleaning Solutions – Chimney Cleaning, Exterior Power Washing, Window Cleaning, Gutter Cleaning and Repairs. Call for appointment: 087 247 4388. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Find us on Facebook
German Autoworks – Service Specialist VW/Audi, Mercedes, Skoda, Seat, Opel. Call 087 286 3997 www.germanautoworks.ie
Clarkes Funeral Directors I.A.F.D. Funeral Home & Office, Burgage, Blessington. All areas serviced. Phone: Tony or Regina: 087 273 9048 / 087 659 6426 www.funeraldirectorsblessington.ie
HEADSTONES – McEvoy Monumental Works, Blessington. Headstones, Inscriptions, Renovations. Serving the people of Blessington for over 40 years. Call to our workshop at Millbank Blessington or phone: Mick 045 865 487 or 086 843 8832 or Gary 087 933 3487 www.mcevoymonumentalworks.com
Newsletter Advertising Rates, For just 50c per word per week you can reach a large, local audience. Cut-off for receiving adverts is Wed 10am. You can email the copy to email@example.com and pay in the Parish Office, or via the Donate button on our website or by bank transfer. Call the Parish Office: 045 865 327
- PARISH INFORMATION
Church of Our Lady, Blessington – Mass Times: Saturday 6.00pm. Sunday 10.00am
Weekdays: Monday to Friday 9.30am – Fr. Richard Behan PP. Tel: 045 865327
Church of Our Lady of Mercy, Crosschapel – Mass Times: Sundays 11.30am
Weekdays: Monday to Saturday 10.00am – Archdeacon Kevin Lyon. Tel: 045 865215
St. Brigid’s Church, Manor Kilbride – Mass Times: Sundays 11.00am
Weekdays: Monday to Friday 9am – Fr. Paraic McDermott C.S. Sp., Tel: 01 4582154
St. Joseph’s Church, Valleymount – Mass Times: Sunday 11.15am.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Lacken – Mass Time: Saturdays 7.30pm
Parish Office: 9am to 1pm Monday to Friday Tel: 045 865 327