Saint Kevin’s Way

GlendaloughPilgrimage has always been an important part of the Christian tradition and of that sense of journeying together in faith. As part of the fundraising efforts for the Saint Bartholomew’s Church Restoration Appeal we will be running a sponsored walk of part of the ancient Irish pilgrim route of Saint Kevin’s Way and anyone is welcome to join us. To take part you will need a sponsorship sheet with all of the necessary information (including maps and safety information) which you can get by contacting the parish office (01 668 8522) or by email (admin@stbartholomews.ie). The event takes place on Saturday 21 May and we will gather at the upper car park at the summit of the Wicklow Gap at 10.30am. The whole walk at an easy pace should take around three hours to complete, including a break for lunch. For those with fitness concerns, the walk is all down hill! Do come and join us if you can for this event.

Visit to Castletown House

A trip to Castletown House is being organised for 20 June. The cost is €20 per person payable in advance and will include a full tour of the house and grounds. This event part of our Fundraising Programme for the Church Restoration Fund

If you would like further information please contact the Parish Office on 6688522 or contact Barbara at Bartsfundraising@gmail.com

 

Vokalensemble St Lorenz Concert

One of Nuremberg’s leading chamber choirs will be performing a wide variety of music when it visits Ireland in the first week of June. On Friday 5 June at 8pm, the Vokalensemble will present a concert at Saint Bartholomew’s with works by J.S. Bach, F. Martin, W. Burkhard, Stanford and others. Entry to the concert is free, however, there will be a retiring collection, some of which will go towards the Church Restoration Fund. Please come along and support this event if you can!

Parish Lunch for Christian Aid

The parish lunch for Christian Aid will be held this year on Sunday 10 May after the 11am service. The usual coffee and tea will be served together with a light lunch to raise funds for Christian Aid. This event was very well supported in the past and we hope that many parishioners will be able to join us this year again. Contributions towards the lunch will be most gratefully received. Please let Traudi know if you can help in any way. Finger food like buns, cakes, sandwiches, sausages and savoury tartlets would be most welcome.

Easter Bonnet Winner

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The Winner of our Easter Bonnet Competition was Mary Heffernan and the Runner-up was Judith Barden.

The Judge was Margaret Considine.

Margaret Considine and Mary Heffernan

Margaret Considine and Mary Heffernan

Thanks for your participation