Posts from May 2020

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Opening Hours of the Church

by Donal Bergin

The parish church remains open for private prayer and reflection from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. every day with prayer resources available.  It is great that the Parish Team has been able to do this and to provide parishioners and friends of St Teresa’s and passers-by out for a walk, with a quiet space to […]

Mass in St. Teresa’s

by Donal Bergin

The roadmap for the easing of restrictions points to Public Celebration of Masses returning in July.  All parishes have been asked to prepare a plan for the safe opening of the churches when the time arrives.

Planning for the Re-opening of the Church for Public Mass

by Donal Bergin

As you know from the previous Pastoral Parcels you received over these weeks, the parish church has been open daily from 2-5 p.m. for private prayer and reflection.  The parish church, while devoid of public celebrations remained a centre of prayer for the local community during the “cocooning” weeks, beforehand and since.  The local community […]

Weekly Parish Envelopes

by Donal Bergin

The Parish Team is extremely grateful for the thoughtfulness and generosity of you as parishioners and friends of St. Teresa’s for thinking of the finances of the parish in the midst of this pandemic, its restrictions and all your other concerns; and for making various arrangements for your weekly envelopes to be delivered to the […]

Donate Button on Diocesan Website for Church Collections

by Donal Bergin

With no public masses, the First and SHARE collections for the Dublin Diocese do not happen.  These are the funds for salaries, nursing home care for priests, solidarity in the diocese and the wider needs of the diocese in general.  The Diocese asks for donations on-line if possible using the ‘DONATE’ button on the front page of […]

Easter Dues

by Donal Bergin

Easter Dues (for the diocese) Envelopes are available at the back of the church and can be returned to the parish house or given to one of the Parish Team.  The amount donated to date is: €2,175.

Trócaire

by Donal Bergin

Any Trócaire donations can be returned to the parish house or a member of Parish Team and we will forward on to Trócaire.  The amount donated to date is €1,578.

St. Vincent de Paul Society

by Donal Bergin

With there being no public Masses, the collections for the Society of the St Vincent de Paul have not being taking place.  The work of the Society, however, goes on.  Thank you for you for your contributions over these weeks.  The Parish Team has forwarded them on to the Society on your behalf.

Pastoral Parcel 5

by Donal Bergin

The Parish Team has prepared and distributed to parishioners Pastoral Parcel 5, our fifth issue since the Covid 19 restrictions on public gatherings came into place.  If you know someone who also would like to receive it, please pass on the details to the Parish Team and we will deliver it!  Thank you for your feedback […]

Parish Committees

by Donal Bergin

The Parish Team and the Committees (Parish Pastoral Council (PPC), Parish Liturgy Group and Finance Committee) are continuing their work on behalf of the parish via e-mail, phone and other social media.