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17th June 2018

Today is Fathers’ Day. We pray in a special way for all Fathers, that they may be loving and kind and enjoy the support of the Christian Community.

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Holy Hour change to 22nd June

Holy  Hour which normally takes place on Thursday evening 21st June in Eadestown will bow be on Friday evening 22nd June from 8.00 to 9.00  (due to the Concert).

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School Mass

End of School Year Mass in Rathmore School 11.30 Friday 22nd. All are welcome.

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Parish Office

Blessington Parish Office hours Monday to Friday 9.00am to 1.00p

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Pope’s Visit

Tickets for the mass in the Phoenix Park will be available from Blessington Parish office from 25th June.

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First Holy Communion

Congratulations to our First Holy Communicants who had their big celebration on Saturday 12th May. We thank Ms. Lancaster and the School for the wonderful preparation and the ” Do This in Memory ” team for all  their hard work. Biggest thanks to their parents.

May they enjoy many blessings with their precious children.

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8th Amendment

1000 Medical Practitioners have stated the following, “As experienced practitioners and researchers in obstetrics and gynaecology we affirm that direct abortion – the purposeful destruction of the unborn child  – is not medically necessary to save the life of a woman . We confirm that the prohibition of abortion does not affect in any way the optimal care to pregnant women.”

Pope Benedict has stated  ” The fundamental human right, the presupposition  of every other right, is the right to life itself. Abortion consequently cannot be a human right.”

Pope Francis says ” among the vulnerable for whom the Church wishes to care with particular love and concern are  unborn children, the most defenseless and innocent among us. It is not “progressive” to try to resolve problems by eliminating a human life.”

Peter Kreeft, writer  “Birth does not change what you are, only where you are and how you take your oxygen. “

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