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Funeral of Monica Forde, Cartron, Kinvara:

Reposing at Corless Funeral Home, Kinvara on Thursday, 20th February 2020 from 5pm until 7pm, with removal to St Joseph’s Church, Kinvara. Funeral Mass on Friday at 12 noon. Burial after in Killina Cemetery.
May her soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

Funeral of Micheál MacMahon, Moy Road, Kinvara

Reposing at his home, on Wednesday, 19th February 2020 from 4pm until 8pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 12 noon in St Colman’s Church, Kinvara. (Arriving to the Church before the Mass that morning.) Burial after in Mount Cross Cemetery.
May perpetual light shine upon him.

Funeral of Stephen Warde, R.I.P., Kinvara

Reposing at home at Ballybuck South, on Friday, 31st January 2020 from 3pm until 7pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11am in St Joseph’s Church, Kinvara. (Arriving to the Church before the Mass that morning.) Burial after in Mount Cross Cemetery.

May his soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

Christmas 2019 Mass Times in Ballinderreen and Kinvara Parishes

The crib in St Joseph’s Church, Kinvara

Christmas Eve, Tuesday 24th December

5pm – Children’s Mass – St Joseph’s, Kinvara

7pm – Christmas Vigil Mass – St Joseph’s, Kinvara

9.15pm – Christmas Vigil Mass – Ballinderreen

Christmas Day, Wednesday 25th December

9am – Doorus

10.30am – Ballinderreen

12 noon – St Colman’s, Kinvara

A very happy and holy Christmas to all parishioners and friends!

Penitential Service

The pre-Christmas Penitential Service for the South Galway parishes will take place on, Monday 16th December 2019 at 7.30pm in Gort Church. A chance for Christmas Confession, with the priests of the local parishes present to hear the Confessions. Make your Advent preparations complete with the Sacrament of God’s mercy.

Fr Martin Keane, R.I.P., former Curate of Kinvara Parish

The death has occurred of Fr Martin Keane, who was Curate of Kinvara Parish from 1984 to 1989.

May his soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

Funeral arrangements: Reposing at Conneely’s Funeral Home, Flood Street on Friday 8th November 2019 from 5pm with removal at 7pm to Galway Cathedral. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 12 noon followed by burial in Ballinacourty Cemetery, Maree, Oranmore, Co. Galway.

Funeral of Lily Crosse, R.I.P., Convent Park, Kinvara

Reposing at the Corless Funeral Home, Kinvara on Tuesday, 5th November 2019 from 5pm until 8pm. Funeral Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Kinvara on Wednesday at 10.30am. (Removal to the Church in the morning.) After, Lilly will be taken to St. Thomas’s Church, Rosemount, Co. Westmeath in her home Parish for a Prayer Service with interment after in the adjoining cemetery.

Eternal rest, grant unto her, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her.

Fr Anthony Minniter, R.I.P., former Parish Priest of Ballinderreen

Ballinderreen Parish mourns the death of former Parish Priest, Fr Anthony Minniter after a tragic accident. Fr Tony was Parish Priest of Ballinderreen from 2006 to 2015.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis. 

Funeral arrangements: Reposing at the Corless Funeral Home, Kinvara on Monday, 4th November 2019 from 5pm to 8pm, with removal then to Ballinderreen Church. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 12 noon. Burial after in Craggagh Cemetery, Fanore, Co. Clare.

Solemnity of All Saints 2019

‘The Forerunners of Christ with Saints and Martyrs’ by Blessed Fra Angelico (1387-1455), now in the National Gallery, London.

Solemnity of All Saints, 1st November 2019 (Holy day of obligation): Mass times:

Thurs 31st October: Vigil Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Kinvara at 7pm.
Friday 1st November: St Joseph’s Church, Kinvara at 10am, and Ballinderreen Church at 7pm.