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*Saturday 17th July*

 

from 2.00pm

 

featuring

St. George’s Brass Band

 

Cakes and Bakes, plants and veggies,

strawberries and raspberries,

pony rides, bric-a-brac, Simon’s Burger Bar,

and a whole raft of kiddie things as well.

 

See you there!

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FlowersFlower Collection – Easter Sunday
Don’t forget this annual retiring collection in St. Columba’s Church, Swords, on Easter Day.
It goes towards the furnishing of flowers at the major services of Easter, Harvest Thanksgiving, Christmas and Confirmation, and at some funeral services.
Your generous contribution will help greatly.
 

The Pews in Donabate
Donabate Select Vestry want to provide seat cushions in all the pews in St. Patrick’s Church, Donabate. If any family would like to donate a cushion or cushions, maybe out of generosity or in memory of a loved one, please contact Jean on 89013751.

Women’s World Day of Prayer
Women’s World Day of Prayer, now known as World Day of Prayer, will be held on Friday 7th March at 8.00pm in St. Cronan’s Roman Catholic Church, Brackenstown, Swords. The Service this year was prepared by the Women of Guyana.  All are very welcome to come along.
 
Easter General Vestry Meetings
Swords: Tues, 1st April  – 8.00pm   

Donabate: Wed, 2nd April – 8.00pm

Volunteers needed
Swords needs your help to run the following fundraising events over the coming months:

  • Parish Sale on May 10th
  • Barbeque on May 24th
  • Car Boot Sales (4th Sat each month Apr – Sept)

These fundraising events are essential for the day to day running of the parish and in order for them to be successful your assistance is vital. To volunteer, please contact Eleanor (8402582) or any member of the Select Vestry. As always, donations of Raffle Prizes are need for these events. There’ll be a basket at the back of the Church for your contributions.
Many thanks in advance for your support.

    Who Wants To Be A Thousandaire?
    Swords Select Vestry is considering the possibility of organising ‘Who wants to be a Thousandaire’ in aid of parish funds. This would be a major event, possibly raising in the region of €30,000. It would probably be staged around this time next year with serious work on the project beginning in September. At this stage we are looking for volunteers to form a committee so that we can approach the Marketing Company which oversees this event. The main task of this committee would be to sell tickets and advertising in advance of the show. If you think this is your forte, then please offer your services as soon as possible to Billy (8354755) or to any member of the Select Vestry.
     
     
    Ladies Tuesday Club
    Tues 11th March, 8.15pm “Make-up demo” Tues15th April, 8.15pm – AGM – with Taste and Swap Supper
    (Bring a dish and copies of the recipe)

    Select Vestry Meetings:
    Swords: Tues, 11th March 8.00pm, in 5th and 6th Classroom