LENT 2017



"Come away and rest a while"
(Matt. 14:1, 2, 12, 13; Mark 6:30-32; Luke 9:7-10)
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LENT 2017

The season of Lent begins on 1st March and continues until the celebration of Easter at the Triduum.
Lent is the opportune time to renew our relationship with God.
You will find our Mass times each week on our bulletin. 
Confessions take place after 11am and 7pm Masses on Saturdays and on request.

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THINGS TO DO FOR LENT


Trócaire:

Lent is a time when we offer both prayerful and financial support to those who live in poverty. 
Trócaire boxes are available at the church. Please take one home with you and place it in a prominent place in your home. Bring your offerings back to the Church on Holy Thursday or over Easter Week. 


Lectio Divina:

Lectio Divina takes place at the Parochial House each Thursday. 
During the Season of Lent there will be a choice of two sessions.
Starting 23rd February a session will take place at 10am and 7.30pm
Lectio is a fitting preparation for Easter. Newcomers are always welcome


Home Retreat:

A non-residential retreat will take place at St. Colmcilles, Laytown
Enquiries to Sr. Joan at 041-9887904



Adoration

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament takes place at Sacred Heart Church at the following times: 
Tuesdays from 6pm to 6.50pm
Wednesdays from 10.45am to 8.30pm
Thursdays from 9am to 6.50pm and from 7.30pm to 8.30pm
Why not come and spend an hour with the Lord.

Christian Meditation

Christian meditation takes place on Wednesday evenings from 7.30pm to 8.15pm A short reflection is read followed by silent prayer. All are welcome to come along. Please contact Sr. Joan at 086-3213577 for details.

Legion of Mary

The Legion of Mary meets in the Upper Room at the Parochial House each Monday at 7.30pm New members are always welcome. 

Palm Sunday Reflection
“Stay with me; remain here with me”.  
  
All are welcome to spend some time in Prayer around the Cross with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction.   
Sacred Heart Church choir will be joined by the church choirs from Fieldstown (Monasterboice) and Drumconrath for meditations, hymns and silence - a lovely way to move into a deeper celebration of Holy Week. 
Date: Sunday 9th April 
Time: 7.00 pm – 8.00 pm.


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