13/03/2016 :: 5th Sunday of Lent

Mass Times for St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick's Day Masses
St. Patrick’s Day Masses

Mass as follows:

Parade in Kinvara at 1pm

No Vigil Mass.

9am: Doorus [St. Kieran’s]

10:30am: Ballinderreen [St. Colman’s]

12pm: Kinvara [St. Colman’s]

Easter Services
Holy Wednesday Wed March 23rd
7:30pm Penitential Service

St. Colman’s Church, Gort 

Maundy Thursday Thur. March 24th
7pm The Last Supper ::  Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
Good Friday Fri. March 25th
10.30am Stations of the Cross :: Ballinderreen [St. Colman’s]
Starting at Blake Manor Nursing Home
(weather permitting)
12pm The Passion :: Ballinderreen [St. Colman’s]
2.30pm Stations of the Cross :: Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
3pm The Passion :: Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
Holy Saturday Sat. March 26th
7pm Easter Vigil :: Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
9pm Easter Vigil :: Ballinderreen [St. Colman’s]
Easter Sunday Sun. March 26th
9am Doorus [St. Kieran’s]
10.30am Ballinderreen [St. Colman’s]
12pm Kinvara [St. Colman’s]

Rest In Peace

Rest In Peace

We Pray for

Páid Linnane

who died recently.

Sincere sympathy to his family.

May he rest in peace.

Anniversaries & Intentions
Please pray for the following for whom Mass will be offered
March 2016
Sat 12th 7pm
Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
Michael, Ethel & Julie McMahon, Kinvara, [Anniversary]
Teresa Ford (Cahill) [Anniversary]
Sun 13th 9am Doorus Pake & Babe Curtin, Teresa & Mick Roban & Bridget Nicholas
No 10.30am Mass
12 noon
Kinvara [St. Colman’s]
People of the Parish
Tues 15th 7pm
Tom & Bridget Helbert & James Bindon, Caherpeak
Special Intention
Wed 16th 9am
Holy Souls
Special Intention
Thurs 17th 9am
St. Patricks Day
Peter & Lena Huban & deceased Family members
Maureen & Bob Sharpe
Thurs 17th 10.30am
St. Patricks Day
People of the Parish
Kinvara [St. Colman’s]
PJ Mara, [Months Mind]
Fri 18th No Mass Wedding
Sat 19th 7pm
Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
John Joe Ryder, Cahercon, [Anniversary]
Miko Waites, Killina, 1st [Anniversary]
Sun 20th 9am Doorus People of the Parish
Sun 20th10.30am Ballinderreen Margaret & Michael Hynes & their daughter Mary Kinnane, Mulrook
Kathleen, Patrick & Michael Fahy, Mulrook, [Anniversary]
Margaret & Jeremiah Crowley, Cork. [Anniversary]
Agnes O’ Connor & her parents, Thomas & Ellie, Ballinderreen, [Anniversary]
12 noon
Kinvara [St. Colman’s]
Peter Flanagan, [Anniversary]
Martin & Mary Linnane, Inishrue, [Anniversary]
Last Sunday’s Collection

Kinvara: €1,720
Ballinderreen: €860.97

A sincere ‘Thank you’ for your generosity and support.

The Spiritual Lenten Programme …

… continues on Tuesday March 15th. Acorn Centre: 7.30— 9pm approx.
‘A Journey to the Cross’ A series of images with words and music of Christ’s journey to the Cross. Each station shows a picture with reflective words scripture references, a short prayer and one verse of a hymn. All are welcome.

Dawn Mass

Kilmacduagh Cemetry, Easter Sunday at 6.30am. Blessing of holy water and lighting of Easter fire. Come join us welcome the arrival of the dawn with our early Christian ancestors.

No Adoration

until Thurs. 7th April

Féileacáin’s 3rd Spring Service

Church of the Holy Family, Mervue, Galway on Sun.  March 13th at 3pm.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

at Blake Manor Nursing Home: Wed. March 16th, 3pm—5pm. Music by Dave Hogan


Some homes in parishes around the country are receiving Trócaire boxes delivered to the door with instructions that they will be collected after Lent.  This is not a genuine. Please report any such activity to the Gardai and make us aware also please. 

Congratulations !

Scoil Chiarain Naofa,
Doorus N.S.
who won
Galway County Olympic Handball Under 12

Kinvara Centenary Commemoration

29th March 2016 starting with Mass in St. Colman’s Church at 12 noon. All welcome

Doorus Community Montessori School Ltd.

Enrolling for Sept. 2016 a few places still available. Phone 091-638927.

Ballinderreen Community Centre

will hold a Tea Dance Sunday 13th March at 5:30 pm with Shindig. Admission €8.00 and all are welcome.

Book Launch

‘Rebellion in Galway Easter Rising 1916’ by Kevin Jordan. Paddy Burke’s, Wed. March 16th at 7.30pm.

Doorus NS Open Afternoon

April 22nd at 2:20pm. Tea & a chat with parents & children hoping to enrol in Junior Infants Sept. 2016.

Ballinderreen Activity Camp

Takes place from Mon. 21st March until Thurs. 24th March. Junior Infants- 6th class. Contact Niamh 0838018005 or email ballinderreeneastercamp@hotmail.com..

Doorus NS – Enrolment Morning

June 22nd 10am.-12:30pm. New children Infants- 6th class get to spend time in their new classes.

New I.C.A. Guild Kinvara

Calling all ladies of Kinvara and surrounds who are interested in social outings/interactive activities & upskilling your hidden creative talents and/or if you feel you have any contribution to make in your community, come along on Tue.15th March at 8.00pm. to Community Centre & share a cuppa & make new friends.

Kinvara  Camogie club registration day

Sun. 13th March at the clubhouse from 12:30 to 2:00 pm.

Ballinderreen Lotto No’s

No winner..
2 match 3’s Caitlin Forde & Maeve Keane.
This weeks-jackpot is €7,800 & draw will take place in Rafterys Sat. 12th

Kinvara Lotto no’s

6,12,24 30
no jackpot winner.
7 match 3s Mary Counihan,Sharon O’Hara, Pat Finnerty, Tracey Farren, Tommy Mc Guire, David Linnane, Enda Kelly €25 each.
Sellers prize, pub squad.
Promoters prize Elaine Fahy.
Next weeks draw in Nogra for €9900.




Please walk up on the right and down on the left to ease congestion

Parking, St. Colman’s Church Kinvara

For Health & Safety reasons, please do not park along the wall to the left hand side of the barrier. Thank You.

Please Note

Church gate collections are to be taken up after Mass.

Parish Office

Parish Office Opening Hours:

Tuesday & Wednesday Ballinderreen 9.30am—12.30pm
Thursday & Friday Kinvara 9.30am—12.30pm

Phone no. 086-8577644

The Online Resource for Kinvara & Ballinderreen Parishoners