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Parish Notices Sunday 28 November ~First Sunday of Advent~

The Parish Office will be closed Wednesday 1st to Monday 6th December.  It will re-open on Tuesday 7 December at 9.30 am.

 If you would like to learn more about the Dublin Diocesan Synodal Pathway have a look at the online booklet called Simply Synod. The details are on our website on the Dublin Diocesan Synodal Pathway page.

We are delighted to welcome people back to our Churches.  We do ask that you continue to Sanitise your hands on entering the Church, wear masks and spread out as much as possible to maintain social distancing.  You may bring a blanket/shawl to keep warm as the church doors will be open to allow the air to circulate throughout the church.

Christmas Mass Bouquet Cards depicting the three churches are available from the Parish Office and the Mass intentions will be remembered at all our Christmas Masses.  They make a beautiful Christmas gift and the cost per card is €5.

Something Different for Advent – Starts this Sunday 28th Nov! – we invite you to gift yourself some quiet time and join us each Sunday of Advent, starting this Sunday, between 5pm and 6pm in St. Patrick’s Church where we will have 30min of gentle reflection, followed by 30min of Adoration. Pop in for as much or as little as suits. You can also join us on the webcam ( https://churchmedia.tv/camera/st-patricks-church-donabate ).

Maranatha – our December Maranatha hour of song, reflection and prayers in the presence of the blessed sacrament, will take place on Friday next, 3rd  Dec, from 7:30pm to 8:30pm in St. Patrick’s Church and will also be broadcast on our parish webcam ( https://churchmedia.tv/camera/st-patricks-church-donabate ). As at every Maranatha we remember in a special way all our young people. If there are any young people you would like remembered at Maranatha this month, please email the names to myam.admin@gmail.com by next Thursday if possible

We thank you for placing photographs of your loved ones on our Altar during the month of November.  As they are very special to you and to ensure that they are not lost, we ask you to come along during the coming week to take your photographs home.

Wednesday the 8th December we celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.  Mass will be celebrated in Donabate Church at 10am.

St. Patrick’s Boys National School Enrolment for the new school year is now open, more information can be seen on the school website, www.stpatsbns.ie.

Youth Group – Donabate parish youth group are currently welcoming new members. We meet on Friday evenings via the parish Zoom and there’s also the opportunity to take part in the monthly Maranatha events on First Fridays. Open to teens aged 13-17. To find out more contact the parish youth leaders via the email address: myam.admin@gmail.com

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament has recommenced in St. Patrick’s Church every Friday from 12 noon to 4.30pm. We invite you to spend some quiet time in the company of Jesus.

The Dublin Diocese have supplied us with new Tap & Go machines in Donabate Church to help with the First and Second Basket collections.  The machines are placed at the back of the church and you are welcome to make a donation by using the tap and go and your donation will go straight to the Dublin Diocese Account.  Your support will be very much appreciated.

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