WEEKLY NOVENA: Every Tuesday at the 10am and 5.45pm Mass there will be a novena celebrated in honour of St Anthony. All are very welcome to attend. Also petition leaflets are available at the statue of St Anthony. You can leave your petitions there to be included during the novena Masses.
ADORATION: Adoration is held here in the Cathedral from Monday to Saturday. Morning prayer is offered for various needs; Monday is for the dead, Tuesday is Eucharistic Congress, Wednesday and Thursday is private intention, Friday is Victims of Abuse, Saturday is Forgiveness for the sins of the Church. Adoration is from 9am to 10am.
BAPTISMS: Baptisms takes place on Saturday evenings at 4.30pm only. When booking a baptism please call in to St John’s Parish Office and please bring with you the birth certificate of the child. For parents who are not living in St John=92s parish you will need a note of permission from one of the priests in your own parish. The baptism preparation meeting will take place the first and third Tuesday of each month in the Parish Centre. Both parents must attend the baptism preparation meeting, this prep meeting must be attended before the baptism can take place, the Godparents are invited to this meeting also. St John’s Parish Office telephone 061 414624.
MASS TIMES: Weekdays at 10am and 5.45pm. Saturday at 10am and Vigil at 6pm. Sunday at 8am, 10.30am, 12noon & 7pm. Holy Days of obligation Vigil Mass will be at 5.45pm the previous day (except weekends), on the feast day at 10am, 12noon and 5.45pm.=20
MARRIAGE PREPARATION: The Accord marriage preparation course is the only one which is officially approved the Limerick Diocese. None of the other courses have official approval even though some of them claim in their advertisement that they have.
TAKE CARE: Just a reminder when visiting or attending the cathedral for Mass never leave personal items or your handbag unattended at any time.
CONFESSION: Confession is available every Saturday morning from 10.30am to 11.30am and before the Vigil Mass from 5.30pm. A priest is also available on request.
YOUTH CHOIR: St Johns Catherdal Youth Choir Looking for new members. The Choir sing every second Sunday at 10.30am mass.If your interested contact Kieran at the Catherdal 061 414624.
PARISH LOTTO:The results of the Parish Lotto for January 11 were 5, 10, 20, 31.
There was no winner. The lucky dip winners are 1 Eileen Molloy , 2 Gillian, 3 Nuala Kelly, 4 Grace Carter.
Next week jackpot will be €8,010 and will take place on January 18.