20/10/2019 :: 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Rest In Peace
We Pray for
Sarah Moloney, Traught, Kinvara,
Paddy Lane, Pollough, Ballinderreen
Mattie Kavanaghbrother of Willie Kavanagh, Mountscribe
brother of Willie Kavanagh, Mountscribe.
May Mattie, Paddy and Sarah Rest In Peace
and may Perpetual Light shine upon them.
Sincere sympathy to their families.
Go dtuga Dia suaimhneas síoraí díobh.
Feast of All Saints
Friday 1st November is a Holy Day of Obligation, the Solemnity of All Saints. There will be a Vigil Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Kinvara on Thursday 31st October at 7pm, and Masses on the Friday will be at 10am in St Joseph’s, Kinvara, and 7pm in Ballinderreen Church.
Ballinderreen First Communion Preparation
Fr Hugh will meet the parents of the children of Ballinderreen N.S. preparing for First Holy Communion this academic year, in the Acorn Centre behind Ballinderreen Church, this coming Wednesday, 23rd October at 7pm. There will be some input on the Sacrament, with a chance to discuss the preparations over the months ahead. At least one parent for each child is asked to attend.
St Colman’s Anniversary leaflets
Some parishioners have asked if they could have any left over leaflets from the Mass to celebrate the 200th anniversary of St Colman’s Church, Kinvara, as souvenirs. Some are now available and can be collected in the sacristy before or after 12 noon Mass. Thanks to Doireann De Courcy Mac Donnell for producing the leaflet for the occasion.
Anniversaries & Intentions
|Please pray for the following for whom Mass will be offered|
|Joe McCormack, Parkroe [Months Mind]
Joe Corless, Kinvara [Anniversary]
|9.00am||Doorus||Paddy Costello, Aughinish South [Anniversary] & deceased members of the Costello family, Aughinish & America.
Michael & Maureen Collins, Geeha [Anniversary]
|10.30am||Ballinderreen||Sarah Fordham, Tyrone [Anniversary]
Patrick Linnane, Drumacoo [Anniversary]
Suzanne Stafford, Dublin [Anniversary]
|People of the Parish|
|7.00pm||Ballinderreen||Peter & Bridie Kealy & their sons & grandson, Ballycleara [Anniversary]|
|9.00am||Ballinderreen||People of the Parish|
|Saturday 26th October|
|Michael Staunton, Loughcurra, [2nd Anniversary]
Raymond & May Monahan, Kinvara [Anniversary] & deceased members of the Monahan & McLynn families.
Martin & Nora Connolly & Delia Hansbury, Shesseragh [Anniversary]
|9.00am||Doorus||Thomas Fahy, Cregboy [Anniversary]
Mary & Martin Delaney, Mountmellick [Anniversary] & deceased family.
Pat Keane, Aughnish & deceased family members.
|10.30am||Ballinderreen||Margaret & Pat Bermingham [Anniversary]
Paddy Joe & Agnes Flanagan [Anniversary] & deceased family members.
Jim & Mary Quinn, John & James Quinn and deceased members of the Quinn family, Aran Quay.
Christy Kavanagh, London & Carlow, [1st Anniversary]
|People of the Parish.|
Last Sunday’s Collection
Kinvara: € 1,162.67
Ballinderreen: € 686.97
A sincere ‘Thank you’ for your kindness, generosity and support.
All the money collected in the weekend collections goes towards the maintenance and upkeep our Parish and Churches.
Mission Sunday 2020
Today is Mission Sunday. Pope Francis had designated October this year as an Extraordinary Missionary Month, with the theme “Baptized and Sent: The Church of Christ on Mission in the World”. The month aims to awaken the awareness of the mission to all peoples, and to reinvigorate the sense of responsibility for proclaiming the Gospel with new enthusiasm. Those using the parish envelope box will find an envelope for this week for the propagation of the faith collection. The proceeds support the work of missionaries around the world.
November Masses for the Dead
The November Altar Lists of the Dead and envelopes are now available at the entrances to the Churches. A Novena of Masses will be offered, between Kinvara and Ballinderreen, in early November, for those named on the lists. Please return them to the Churches for the beginning of November.
Young At Heart
This Monday 21st, 2pm – 4pm, Pastoral Centre, Kinvara. New members welcome.
Ballinderreen GAA Lotto
No’s: 11, 13, 17, 32. No winner. Two lucky dips: Martin Mc Inerney & Robert Bermingham. Jackpot €9,700. Draw will take place in Raftery’s, Sat 19th.
There are 360 jobs in (this town) in remote companies that let you live and work locally. Contact www.growremote.ie for free advice on accessing this work.
Galway Centre for Independent Living
Are hosting a free public talk/workshop on creative development & mindfulness topics as a step along the journey of self-advocacy. Timed to coincide with National Social Inclusion week. The Merriman Hotel Thurs 24th Oct at 7pm. Disabled and elderly people are especially encouraged to attend.
Thank you From Epilepsy Ireland
For your very generous contribution to our recent collection. A total of €363.08 was collected in Kinvara and €260.00 in Ballinderreen.
The Sacred Heart Messenger Magazine
If you would like to subscribe to this magazine, please contact 087-2999142. Subscription €24 per annum.
Seamount Parents Council
Would like to sincerely thank all parishioners who supported our “Cash for Clobber” and “Afternoon Tea” fundraisers over the last year. Thanks to your support, a cheque for €4000 was presented to Principal Maighréad Mhic Dhomhnaill at our recent AGM. The money has been used for the refurbishment of the Pastoral Care/Learning Support area of the school.
International Youth Conference
Clongowes Wood College, from 2pm on Fri 27th December to 4pm, Mon 30th. Speakers include Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo and Bishop Phonsie Cullinan. Details: www.afcmteamireland.org
A Day of Spiritual Healing
Saturday, November 9th, Loughrea. Contact Marguerite Brady 086 0356970 to book.
Burrenbeo Members’ Walk
With Pius Murray, 1pm, 3rd November, Oughtmama, Bellharbour.
Irish Heart Foundation
Free training courses in CPR and patient moving and lifting, Monday 21st Oct, Croí House, Newcastle, H91 FF68, 9am—5pm, lunch included. Call Tracy 087-2920956 or email@example.com
The last Thursday of every month, free bus leaves St. Joseph’s Church Kinvara at 7pm and Ballinderreen Church at 7.15pm, to travel to Knocknacarra Church.
Gort and South Galway Social Services
Applications are sought (with CV and covering letter) for the position of coordinator for Gort Social Services/ Day Centre to the Secretary, Gort Social Services/ Day Centre, Queen Street, Gort by 1st November.
Dates for your Diary for 2020
Ballinderreen N.S.: Tuesday, 3rd March at 11am
Kinvara St. Joseph’s N.S.: Wednesday 1st April, in St. Joseph’s Church at 1pm
Doorus N.S. & Northampton N.S.: Tuesday Wednesday, 1st April at 3pm in St. Joseph’s Church
Northampton N.S.: Saturday 25th April
Doorus N.S.:. Saturday 9th May
Ballinderreen N.S.: Saturday 16th May
St. Joseph’s N.S.: Saturday 23d May
(All ceremonies at 11am)
Kinvara Prayer Meeting
Every Wednesday, 7pm—8pm in the Chapel of Adoration, St. Joseph’s Church Kinvara. All Welcome.
With the schools back in action, some parents might like to be aware that you would be very welcome at the morning weekday Masses. Parents leaving children to school in Ballinderreen N.S. might find the 9am Wednesday Mass in Ballinderreen Church a suitable time (except for the last Wednesday of each month when Mass is in Blake Manor Nursing Home at 11.45 am instead). Mass is at 10am in St. Joseph’s Church, Kinvara on Thursdays and Fridays.
Medjugorje Mass, Knocknacarra
On the last Thursday of every month, a free bus will leave St. Joseph’s Church at 7pm and St. Colman’s Church, Ballinderreen at 7.15pm. Contact Mary Farrell on 065 7078009 or 087 2104829.
Advises couples getting married to book their pre-marriage course at least a year before their wedding date. The course can be booked online www.accord.ie Contact number – 091 562331.
Receiving Holy Communion
For those of you who need to receive Communion from your seat, please sit on the outside of the pew and indicate to the Eucharistic Minister.
Ministers of the Word
Is pleased to announce that you can now listen to it on the internet every Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon to 8pm. The Saturday Vigil Mass from St Joseph’s Church can now be heard every Sunday at 12 noon on 92.4 FM. Please pass on this news to those in the community who are unable to attend Mass.
Items at the back of Church
You are welcome to take, free of charge, the prayer cards and religious magazines etc. left at the back of the Churches (except the Irish Catholic, which has to be paid for).
Please indicate to Priest or Minister of Holy Communion as you receive.
Car Parking in Ballinderreen Church grounds
Please do not block the exits in the Church Car Park
Loop Hearing Aid System
This system is now installed in St. Colman’s Church, Ballinderreen, St. Colman’s Church, Kinvara and St. Joseph’s Church, Kinvara. However, this system will not be available in St. Kieran’s Church, Doorus as the Church is too small for it to be effective.
In order to avail of this facility please switch your Hearing Aid to the ‘T’ position.
Induction loop systems are invaluable in assisting hearing aid users to understand spoken language, particularly in situations where there is background noise. Hopefully, this will be of great benefit to all hearing aid users.
Notices for the Parish Newsletter
The deadline for notices for the Parish Newsletter is 12 noon on Thursday. Community notices are welcome when there is space, and if suitable for a Church newsletter. Please try to keep them as brief as possible. Notices of a commercial nature cannot be included in the Newsletter.
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.
Church gate collections are to be taken up after Mass.
Parish Office Opening Hours:
|Tuesday & Wednesday||Ballinderreen||9.30am—12.30pm|
|Thursday & Friday||Kinvara||9.30am—12.30pm|
Parish office phone no. 086-8577644