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ST PETER’S PARISH, DROGHEDA

ALTAR NOTICES – 9 MAY 2021 – SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

  1. It is with great joy that after more than four months we are permitted once again to celebrate public Mass from tomorrow, Monday, 10th

  2. Mass times are as they were in December prior to the cancellation of public Mass:

Sunday

St Peter’s                         6.15pm (Vigil), 8.00am and 11.00am

Our Lady of Lourdes      7.30pm (Vigil), 9.00am, 10.30am and 12.00 noon.

Weekday

St Peter’s                        Monday to Friday, 8.30am, 10.30am. Tuesday, also 7.30pm

                                        Saturday, 10.30am,

Our Lady of Lourdes      Monday to Saturday, 10.00am

All Masses will continue to be broadcast live by webcam on the parish website, saintpetersdrogheda.ie, and also on churchservices.tv

  1. The Sunday obligation continues to be suspended. Not everyone will yet feel ready to return to public Mass and this is understandable.

  2. The stewarding, social distancing and hand sanitising measures which obtained last year during the public worship times will continue. The restrictions on numbers at Mass will continue as before. The sanitising of the churches will be a priority.

  3. In line with Government directives, all adult parishioners are asked to wear a face mask at Mass, unless medically prohibited from doing so.

  4. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will take place in St Peter’s Church in the main body of the Church during Church opening hours, except when Mass is being celebrated, and may also be viewed by webcam. Adoration also takes place each Sunday in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 1.00pm – 5.00pm.

  5. Confessions, observing social distancing and the wearing of face masks, will be held as follows: St Peter’s Church, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 12.30–1.00pm; Saturday evening in both churches 30 minutes before the Vigil Mass.

  6. Baptisms recommence immediately and will be conducted according to best public health practice. Parents should please contact the sacristies to rearrange dates or to register.

Our Lady of Lourdes Church every Saturday at 5.00pm. Register at Our Lady of Lourdes Church Sacristy, Thursday – Saturday, 9.30am – 12 noon. Tel 041 983 1973.

St Peter’s Church every Sunday at 1.00pm. Register at St Peter’s Church Sacristy, Monday – Saturday, 9.00am -1.00pm. Tel 041 984 5355.

  1. Anniversaries and Month’s Minds may be telephoned to St Peter’s Church Sacristy, 041 984 5355, Monday – Saturday, 9.00am -1.00pm or Our Lady of Lourdes Church Sacristy, 041 983 1973, Monday – Saturday, before, during or after 10.00am Mass. Mass Stipend may be given via credit / debit card by telephone.

  2. St Peter’s Church Shop reopens tomorrow (Monday to Thursday, 11.00am – 2.00pm, Friday – Saturday, 11.00am – 3.00pm). Signed shared Mass Cards & Mass Bouquets available, and also in both sacristies.

  3. Funerals and Weddings will take place with a maximum number of 50 people in accordance with Government directives.

  4. Rosary, Exposition and Benediction streamed live this Sunday evening from St Peter’s Church at 5.00pm.

  5. The Sunday collection last week amounted to €1,025. Many thanks for your great generosity and your use of the parish envelope. Parish envelopes may be dropped into the secure boxes in either church.  Donations may also be made by credit/debit card via the parish website or by standing

  6. The Armagh Diocesan Virtual Lourdes Pilgrimage 2021 will continue until Wednesday, 12th May. The programme will be broadcast from the Armagh Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes Facebook page each day with Mass at 12.00 noon, rosary at 5.00pm and Holy Hour at 7.00pm. Bishop Michael will celebrate Mass from Dundalk today, Sunday, 9th May at 12.00 noon. A Healing Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Barry from Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Drogheda tomorrow, Monday, 10th May at 12 noon.  The final Mass will be broadcast with Archbishop Eamon from Armagh at 7.30pm on Wednesday 12th May. All these Masses and liturgies are by Facebook only.

  7. Pope Francis has nominated this month of May as one of prayer for an end to the Covid-19 pandemic, each day being led from one of the Marian shrines throughout the world. Tomorrow, Monday, at 5.00pm, the rosary will be led from Knock Basilica with a special emphasis on people with a disability.  knockshrine.ie.

  8. Drogheda River Rescue Emergency is happy to reach out to all those who need help at this time. Tel 089 250 5562. St Vincent de Paul is also ready to help.

  9. Full details in the Parish Newsletter available in the churches throughout the week. Also see church noticeboards, parish website, and Facebook page.

 

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Masses open to public and also by Webcam

St. Peter's Church

Sunday 8:00am, 11:00am
Monday to Friday 8:30am, 10:30am
St. Anthony's Novena Tuesdays 10:30am, 7:30pm
Exposition & Benediction Sunday 5:00pm

Our Lady of Lourdes Church

Saturday Vigil 7:30pm
Sunday 9:00am, 10:30, 12noon
Monday to Saturday 10:00am

Weekly Notices

Devotions to St. Joseph

January 31, 2021

Pope Francis’ Prayer for the Year of Saint Joseph:

Hail, Guardian of the Redeemer, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary. To you God entrusted his only Son; in you Mary placed her trust; with you Christ became man. Blessed Joseph, to us too, show yourself a father and guide us in the path of life.…

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