Posts from January 2021

110 of 19 items

Pastoral Parcel 11

by Donal Bergin

The new Pastoral Parcel (Number 11) has been distributed to parishioners and friends of St. Teresa’s. If you haven’t received a copy, please let us know by ringing the Parish Office at 01-4542425 and we will deliver one to you. This Pastoral Parcel covers the time up to 20th February – and includes the Mass […]

Forms of (not only) Friday Penance

by Donal Bergin

Some forms of (not only) Friday Penance are as follows:- Abstaining from meat or some other food; Abstaining from alcoholic drink or smoking; Making a special effort at involvement in family prayer; Making the Stations of the Cross; Helping the poor, sick, old or lonely.

Pope Francis: The Double Direction of Lent

by Donal Bergin

We may think that we give glory to God only by our worship and prayer, or simply by following certain ethical norms. It is true that the primacy belongs to our relationship with God, but we cannot forget that the ultimate criterion on which our lives will be judged is what we have done for […]

Annual Collection for ACCORD Dublin

by Donal Bergin

The annual collection for ACCORD Dublin, the Diocesan Agency for Marriage and the Family, was to have been taken up at all Masses on the weekend of Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th February 2021.  It cannot happen that way this year. Accord Dublin throughout the Diocese offers: Marriage Preparation Courses Counselling for couples and individuals […]

Update on Health Restrictions and Parish Life

by Donal Bergin

All Masses will continue to be celebrated via webcam only at 10am each weekday morning and also on Monday evening at 7.30pm. Sunday Mass will be celebrated via webcam only at 6.30pm (Vigil), 10am, 11am and 12.30pm. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will continue each day from Tuesday to Saturday from 3pm to 4pm via […]

Those Baptised in 2020

by Donal Bergin

Normally, we would invite the parents of those baptised over the last year for a special Mass and reception. We cannot do this this year. Still, congratulations again and best wishes to all! We will acknowledge this by sending a card to each family on behalf of the parish.

Weekly Envelopes 2020

by Donal Bergin

Due to the closure of the church, please retain your weekly envelopes for delivery at a later date or they can be put through the letter box of the parish house. Thank you!

Weekly Envelopes 2021

by Donal Bergin

The Weekly Envelopes for 2021 have arrived and are ready for distribution. We thank all of you who have already agreed to take a box. We are unable to distribute them in our usual manner at the back of the church after Mass. We are reluctant to invite people to collect them as we are […]

Pastoral Parcel 11

by Donal Bergin

In the two previous lockdowns when it was not possible to have public Mass in the parish church, we distributed every 2/3 weeks what we called a pastoral parcel.  Next Saturday, 30th January, we will deliver Pastoral Parcel number 11. It will cover the three weeks up to 19th February, Mass intentions and information on […]

Parish Pastoral Council

by Donal Bergin

The Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) met on-line on Tuesday 19th January at 7pm. The PPC reviewed how things had gone in the parish over Christmas (including the ticketing for the Masses), the Level 5 restrictions which were introduced on 26th December and the added restrictions in the parish due to the Parish Team having to […]