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Welcome to our Parish Website

Hello all.

On the advice of health authorities the government have reimposed a 50 person limit on all indoor gatherings..INCLUDING churches.
So for the moment we will only be able to accommodate 50 people at any Mass..this includes priest,sacristan,stewards etc,so in practice we will have a limit of about 43/4 people.
With these considerations it is important that we remember that people can fulfill their Sunday obligation on ANY DAY.
please remember also that there will be 10am Mass in Brookfield on mon/wed and Fri and in Jobstown on tues and thurs at 10am .

Lets continue to pray for one another and our parish communities.God Bless.

Fr.Pat

 

A message from Fr. Pat McKinley on the Reopening of our Churches:

Dear parishoner,hope this note finds you and all you love well and happy.
We are working hard towards opening our doors to welcome parishoners once again, begining next Monday 29th June.
unfortunately we still have major restrictions on the numbers who will be allowed in the churches (50 Max at the moment).

We particularly need stewards for each of our 4 churches and hope to do some training for them this Saturday at 10am.

If you or someone you know (over 18) is willing to help, please come along to St Marks church.
we will do ALL THE initial training there for all our churches.

I also hope to do some training for Eucharistic ministers and readers from all our parishes on Saturday at 11am in st marks.please spread the word.

Please pray for our mission of making disciples of all nations.
god bless.


Fr.pat and parish team.

 

 

 

 

Godly Play

The Godly Play stories continues in St. Thomas' parish centre to reach you where you are!..

 

Godly Play teaches children the art of using Christian language - parable, sacred story, silence and liturgical action – to help them understand the mystery of God’s presence in their lives.

 

SCRIPTURE UNION IS HERE FOR YOU! Find out how...  

The Scripture Union Team have been working hard in developing and adapting some of their excellent faith development resources and creatively designing some very engaging and interactive quality, engaging and fun resources for children and young people.

We invite you to check it out totally free resources online at https://scriptureunion.ie/su-plus/coming-soo

“The work of the Church is essential. The work of caring for the lonely, the marginalised, and the oppressed is essential. The work of speaking truth to power and seeking justice is essential. The work of being a loving liberating and life-giving presence in the world is essential. The work of welcoming the stranger, the refugee and the undocumented is essential. The work of reconciliation and healing and caring is essential. The church does not need to “open” because the church never “closed”. We who make up the body of Christ, the Church, love our God, pour neighbours and ourselves so much that we will stay away from our buildings until it is safe. We are the Church.”

Bishop elect Deon K Johnson of Missouri in response to President Trump’s urging the Churches to open.

May 23rd 2020.

 

 

Hope you are enjoying our new website which we are still developing.  If you have any comments or suggestions please send us an email at jobstownparish@gmail.com