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Parish Matters July & August 2018

The Rector writes…… Recently I came across a survey which demonstrated that people who attend church are also more likely to be involved as volunteers in other community-based activities. I know this to be true in Douglas Union with Frankfield. Many of you reading this, raise money for charity, serve on boards and committees that do much good work locally and volunteer your time in a host of practical ways that make a difference to individuals

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Pew News 24th June, 2018

Today Peter Buttimer, son of Damian and Lisa Buttimer will be baptised in Frankfield and Zoe Hofler, daughter of Rory and Karen Hofler will be baptised in Douglas. We welcome both children into the fellowship of Christ’s Church.   The Parish Office will close for the month of July and August and will reopen on Friday, 7th September at 9am.  For hall bookings or any other matters please contact the Rectory at 4891539.  Please keep up to date

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Pew News 17th June, 2018

Today we welcome and pray for the family of Theia Catherine Smith, daughter of Lyndon and Sinead Smith who will be baptised in St. Luke’s Church, Douglas.   Tuesday              Badminton – Marmullane @ 8pm   Wednesday          Parish Prayers final meeting for Summer @ 8pm in home of Kieran Hogan, following it we will have some food and fellowship.  All welcome! Please contact the Curate for further details.

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Pew News 10th June 2018

Sunday   Visiting Speaker from CMS Ireland We are grateful that Jenny Smith, Mission Director from CMS Ireland, will be attending services in Passage and Douglas today. She will also be giving the address. St. Michael’s School Fete – School Grounds at 12 noon – 3pm. Everyone welcome.  All proceeds will go to school funds. Tuesday Badminton – Marmullane @ 8pm Wednesday Frankfield Vestry Meeting – Sunday School Room, Frankfield @ 8pm  

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A prayer for all those sitting Leaving and Junior Certificate Examinations

God stay close to me today Guide my study and light my way. Ease my nerves and comfort me With peace and love so tenderly. May I remember all the things I need And understand all I study and read. May I strive to give my best And do myself justice in each test. May the topics I know and like to appear On the exam paper to lessen my fear. And during the moments I may feel stressed I'll try to remember the ways I'm blessed. And if there are times that

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Pew News 3rd June, 2018

Tuesday Badminton – Marmullane @ 8pm Wednesday Holy Communion – St. Luke’s Church, Douglas @ 11am Saturday The Diocesan Synod is being held at the Cork International Airport Hotel. The Eucharist will be celebrated in Holy Trinity Church, Frankfield at 9.30am to start off the day’s proceedings. Parishioners, who are not members of the Diocesan Synod, are also welcome to attend this service.   Visiting Speaker from CMS Ireland We are grateful

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Parish Matters June 2018

The Rector writes…… In recent years we have all become much more aware of how important it is to know what personal data is held by organisations such as Facebook and Google, as well as by local service providers such as solicitors, doctors, the HSE, and Department of Social Welfare. The highly publicised EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25. Under these regulations, we all have a right to ownership of our personal

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Pew News 27th May, 2018

Tuesday Badminton – Marmullane @ 8pm Wednesday Old School House Lunch – Old School House, Blackrock @ 12.30pm.  The lunches will break for the summer months of June, July and August and we look forward to welcoming everyone back on Wed 26th Sept @12.30 pm Thursday Douglas Union Select Vestry Meeting – CPH @ 8pm   Charting a Future with Confidence: This important report on the life of our Diocese is circulating. Please borrow a copy from the

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Pew News 20th May, 2018

Please pray for Luke Barry, Elizabeth Cotter, Georgia Curtin, Sam Dale, Hugo Doherty, Amy Donovan, Rebecca Ferguson, Jake Hanafin, Ben Heas, Debbie McCarthy, Felix Pujade, Rebecca Ryan and Isaac Sutton who will be confirmed by the Bishop to-day in St. Luke’s Church @ 11.15am.   Sunday Prayer for Christian Unity Service – St. Luke’s Church @ 7.30pm.  All welcome. Tuesday Badminton – Marmullane @ 8pm Thursday 1st Cork Company The Boys’

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Pew News 13th May, 2018

Sunday Service & Sausages – St. Luke’s Church @ 6pm Tuesday Badminton – Marmullane @ 8pm Wednesday Confirmation Rehearsal – St. Luke’s Church @ 6.45pm.  At 7.30pm there will be a short service of preparation for all the candidates and their parents. It is important that at least one parent is at this service as they will have a small role to play in supporting their child. This service will last about 20 mins. Thursday Annie Bloch

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