Confirmation dates 2024

These are the dates for the Sacrament of Confirmation in 2024:

St Joseph’s N.S.: 11am,  Friday 19th April

Doorus N.S. & Northampton N.S.: 3pm,  Friday 19th April

Ballinderreen N.S.: 11am,  Thursday 2nd May

May the months ahead be a time when the sixth class students grow in faith and benefit from the support of family, parish, and school, in preparation for this Sacrament of the strengthening power of the Holy Spirit.

Mass times and intentions for the week from 25th November 2023

Saturday 25th November, 7pm, St Joseph’s, Kinvara: Michael John Keane, Cartron, anniversary;

Mike Naughton, Shanclough, 5th anniversary.

Sunday 26th November:

9am, Doorus: Those named on the parish November lists of the deceased. (9th of 9 Masses)

10.30am, Ballinderreen: John and Barbara Day, Ballinderreen, 9th and 2nd anniversary;

Stephen Ryan, Kilcolgan, anniversary;

Mary & Michael O’Toole, Aran, and deceased members of the O’Toole family, anniversary.

12 noon, St Colman’s, Kinvara: Deceased members of the Nolan family, Crushoa, anniversary;

Róisín Moylan Hayes, Dunguaire and Limerick, 3rd anniversary;

John Toomey, Patrickswell, anniversary.

Tuesday 28th November: No Mass in Ballinderreen this Tuesday evening. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at the usual time from 6pm to 7pm.

Wednesday 29th November, 9.15am, Ballinderreen: Thanksgiving intention.

Thursday 30th November, 10am, St Joseph’s, Kinvara: Special intention.

Friday 1st December, 10am, St Joseph’s, Kinvara: Special intention.

Saturday 2nd December, 7pm, St Joseph’s, Kinvara: Mass.

Sunday 3rd December:

9am, Doorus: Eamonn Hynes, Parkmore, 1st anniversary, and his mother Sarah Hynes, Parkmore, and deceased members of the Hynes family, anniversary;

Mick Curtin, Newtownlynch, anniversary.

10.30am, Ballinderreen: Mass.

12 noon, St Colman’s, Kinvara: People of Kinvara and Ballinderreen Parishes.

 

Mass times and intentions for the week from 18th November 2023

Saturday 18th November:

12 noon, Ballinderreen: Local funeral of Patrick (Paddy) Greaney, Dublin and formerly Caheradoo.

7pm, St Joseph’s, Kinvara: Teresa Deeley, Loughcurra, 1st anniversary;

Tom McCormack, Northampton, Kinvara, 9th anniversary;

David Callanan, Caherglissane, 20th anniversary.

Sunday 19th November:

9am, Doorus: Mass.

10.30am, Ballinderreen: Those named on the parish November lists of the deceased. (6th of 9 Masses)

12 noon, St Colman’s, Kinvara: Deceased members of the Kilkelly family, Crushoa, anniversary;

John and Bridget Quinn, Ballybuck, anniversary;

Thomas and Mary Kelly, Cahermore, and deceased family members, anniversary.

Tuesday 21st November, 7pm, Ballinderreen: Mass for those whose funerals took place in Ballinderreen Church over the past year.

Wednesday 22nd November, 9.15am, Ballinderreen: Those named on the parish November lists of the deceased. (7th of 9 Masses)

Thursday 23rd November, 10am, St Joseph’s, Kinvara: People of Kinvara and Ballinderreen Parishes.

Friday 24th November, 10am, St Joseph’s, Kinvara: Those named on the parish November lists of the deceased. (8th of 9 Masses)

Saturday 25th November, 7pm, St Joseph’s, Kinvara: Michael John Keane, Cartron, anniversary;

Mike Naughton, Shanclough, 5th anniversary.

Sunday 26th November:

9am, Doorus: Those named on the parish November lists of the deceased. (9th of 9 Masses)

10.30am, Ballinderreen: John and Barbara Day, Ballinderreen, 9th and 2nd anniversary;

Stephen Ryan, Kilcolgan, anniversary;

Mary & Michael O’Toole, Aran, and deceased members of the O’Toole family, anniversary.

12 noon, St Colman’s, Kinvara: Deceased members of the Nolan family, Crushoa, anniversary;

Róisín Moylan Hayes, Dunguaire and Limerick, 3rd anniversary;

John Toomey, Patrickswell, anniversary.

Mass times and intentions for the week from 11th November 2023

Saturday 11th November, 7pm, St Joseph’s, Kinvara: Martin Forde, Killina, and deceased family members, anniversary.

Sunday 12th November:

9am, Doorus: Those named on the parish November lists of the deceased. (3rd of 9 Masses)

10.30am, Ballinderreen: Gerald Quinn, Mulroog East, 10th anniversary.

12 noon, St Colman’s, Kinvara: Mary and Philip O’Dea, Mountscribe, and deceased members of the O’Dea family, Kinvara.

Tuesday 14th November, 7pm, Ballinderreen: Those named on the parish November lists of the deceased. (4th of 9 Masses)

Wednesday 15th November, 9.15am, Ballinderreen: Edward and Marion Bermingham, Liskevin, anniversary;

Patrick Forde, Toureen West, 30th anniversary.

Thursday 16th November, 10am, St Joseph’s, Kinvara: People of Kinvara and Ballinderreen Parishes.

Friday 17th November:

10am, St Joseph’s, Kinvara: Those named on the parish November lists of the deceased. (5th of 9 Masses)

7pm, St Joseph’s, Kinvara: Mass for those whose funerals took place in the Churches of Kinvara Parish over the past year.

Saturday 18th November:

12 noon, Ballinderreen: Local funeral of Patrick (Paddy) Greaney, Dublin and formerly Caheradoo.

7pm, St Joseph’s, Kinvara: Teresa Deeley, Loughcurra, 1st anniversary;

Tom McCormack, Northampton, Kinvara, 9th anniversary;

David Callanan, Caherglissane, 20th anniversary.

Sunday 19th November:

9am, Doorus: Mass.

10.30am, Ballinderreen: Those named on the parish November lists of the deceased. (6th of 9 Masses)

12 noon, St Colman’s, Kinvara: Deceased members of the Kilkelly family, Crushoa, anniversary;

John and Bridget Quinn, Ballybuck, anniversary;

Thomas and Mary Kelly, Cahermore, and deceased family members, anniversary.

Masses for those whose funerals took place in the Churches of Ballinderreen and Kinvara Parishes during the past year

The families of those whose funerals took place in the Churches of these parishes since November of last year are invited back for a special Mass to pray together again for them. There will be tea and refreshments and a chance to chat, in the meeting room after the Mass.
 
Kinvara Parish: Friday 17th November 2023 at 7pm in St Joseph’s Church, Kinvara.
 
Ballinderreen Parish: Tuesday 21st November 2023 at 7pm in St Colman’s Church, Ballinderreen.
 
May their souls, and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

First Holy Communion Dates 2024

These are the dates for the First Holy Communion ceremonies in 2024. All dates are Saturdays at 11am.

20th April 2024: Ballinderreen N.S. in St Colman’s Church, Ballinderreen.

27th April 2024: Doorus N.S. in St Kieran’s Church, Doorus.

11th May 2024: Northampton N.S. in St Joseph’s Church, Kinvara.

25th May 2024: St Joseph’s N.S., Kinvara, in St Joseph’s Church, Kinvara.

Dates for weekend Masses during the year when the families will be invited to be together at Mass in preparation for the Sacrament will be announced later. All parents are encouraged to help the First Communion children to learn about the Mass and the meaning of receiving Jesus in Holy Communion, over the course of this school year, as home, parish, and school cooperate together in the preparation.

Mass times and intentions for the week from 4th November 2023

* Please note that there will not be weekday Masses this week, but Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament continues at usual times. *

Saturday 4th November, 7pm, St Joseph’s, Kinvara: Mass.

Sunday 5th November:

9am, Doorus: Carmel Flaherty, Parkmore, months mind;

Maureen Coy, Aille Cross, Loughrea, 26th anniversary;

Bridie Linnane, Nogra, anniversary;

Miko Fahy, Nogra, Ambrose McNulty, Nogra, and deceased members of the Fahy and Quinn families, anniversary.

10.30am, Ballinderreen: Micheál Flannery, Killeenaran, anniversary;

Sarah Fordham, Tyrone, Kilcolgan, anniversary;

Gerald Martyn, Mulrook, anniversary;

Micheál Linnane, Ballyclera, 2nd anniversary.

12 noon, St Colman’s, Kinvara: Those named on the parish November lists of the deceased. (2nd of 9 Masses)

Tuesday, 7th November: No Tuesday evening Mass in Ballinderreen this week. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will take place as usual from 6pm to 7pm.

Wednesday 8th November: No Wednesday morning Mass in Ballinderreen this week.

Thursday 9th November: No Thursday morning Mass in Kinvara this week. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will take place in the Adoration Chapel as usual from 10.30am to 7.30pm.

Friday 10th November: No Friday morning Mass in Kinvara this week.

Saturday 11th November, 7pm, St Joseph’s, Kinvara: Martin Forde, Killina, and deceased family members, anniversary.

Sunday 12th November:

9am, Doorus: Those named on the parish November lists of the deceased. (3rd of 9 Masses)

10.30am, Ballinderreen: Gerald Quinn, Mulroog East, 10th anniversary.

12 noon, St Colman’s, Kinvara: Mary and Philip O’Dea, Mountscribe, and deceased members of the O’Dea family, Kinvara.