Parish Newsletter 21st of June 2015


  • Sat.  7.30pm:      Michael McCarthy, Guiney’s Tce.
  • Sun 10.00am:     Dan McAuliffe, Glash Bridge.
  • Sun 11.30am:     Pat Joe Jones, Curraduff.
  • Sat.  7.30pm:      Joe O’Connor, High Street.
  • Sun 10.00am:
  • Sun 11.30am:     Christina Sandell nee Flaherty, London & late of Duarigle, recently deceased.
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday – Mass at 10am.
  • Thursday – NO 10am Mass or Liturgy of the Word.

LAST WEEKEND’S COLLECTION: OFFERTORY: €1,734.00. SHRINES: €241.00. DIOCESAN FUND : €000.00. SPECIAL COLLECTION: €000.00. Sincere thanks for your generosity.

Baptisms: Welcome into our Christian community, Bartholomew Anthony O’Callaghan and Liam Daniel O’ Brien.

PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK: The annual M.S. Pilgrimage to Knock will take place   on 8th, 9th & 10th July. A few seats are still available. Contact Maura on 029-60565 or 087-9183981.

MEDJUGORJE PILGRIMAGE: From September 2nd to September 9th. Pilgrimage accompanied by Spiritual directors. Contact Pat on   029-60221 or 087-2505528 for more details.

THANK YOU GOD, FOR FATHERS: Dear God, I give thanks for fathers. I recognise the dedication and patience it takes to be a source of compassion and understanding when helping to shape a young life. Bless all fathers especially those who are new into this sacred role,  I pray they feel your presence with them. May they know that your strength and wisdom are within them, providing all they need to guide and support their children with kindness and love

SICK PRIESTS’ BENEVOLANT FUND: Will be taken up at all masses this weekend, 20th & 21st June. Please support.

TAUR CEMETERY MASS: Will take place on Tuesday, 7th July at 7.30pm. Please inform family members who now live outside the parish and would like to attend.

ORDINATION: Bishop William Crean will ordain Deacon Eamon Roche (Imogeela Parish) to the priesthood in St. Coleman’s Cathedral, Cobh on Sunday, 5th July at 2.30pm. This event is a joyous celebration for all of the Cloyne Diocese and all are invited to attend.

ST. JOHN’S WELL MASS: The annual mass on the slopes of Mushera mountain takes place at St. John Well on Wednesday, 24th June at 7.30pm. All welcome.

CAMP CELEBRATE: Bookings now being taken for camps which will take place in the CYMS hall on July 13th to 17th and July 27th to 31st. Suitable for primary school children these camps are jam packed with activities including baking, drams, arts & crafts and more. To book phone 086-1235928 or

SUMMER OUTING: Newmarket Summer Outing will take place on Sunday, 19th July. Visiting Ballymaloe Shop & Gardens, Shanagarry, Garryvoe Beach & Mahon  Point for a bit of shopping – it’s guaranteed to be a great day out. Dinner will be served at the Wild Goose, Mallow. Contact Mary Stack on 029-60444 or Bridie Allen on 029-60425.

GLENLARA GAA: Cork GAA Club’s Draw for the month of June will  be held at  Glash community centre on Thursday 25th June at 9pm. People are welcome to attend.

2016 CRUISE: A meeting will be held in Castlecourt  on Wednesday, June 24th at 7.30pm regarding the May 2016 cruise. More details on the night.

SHORT BUT SWEET: After bringing their first baby home from the hospital, the wife suggested to her husband that he try his hand at changing nappies. “I’m busy,” he said. “I’ll do the next one.” The next time the baby was wet, she asked if he was ready to learn how to change nappies. He gave her a puzzled look, then said finally, “I didn’t mean the next diaper; I meant the next baby!”

SOME THOUGHTS FOR THE WEEK: “To share your weakness is to make yourself      vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.” Criss Jami

“To be alive, to be able to see, to walk, to have   houses, music, paintings – it’s all a miracle. I have adopted the technique of living life miracle to miracle.”Arthur Rubinstein

“Half of the troubles of this life can be traced to saying yes too quickly and not saying no soon enough.”Josh Billings

“The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Randy Pausch

“I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher’s mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.” Maya Angelou

“I used to want to change the world. Now I just want to leave the room with a little dignity.” Lotus Weinstock

“People inspire you, or they drain you – pick them wisely.” Hans F Hansen

ONE SENTENCE SERMON: If you’re depressed, you’re living in the past; if anxious, in the future; if at peace, in the present; and if you’re stressed, then well – you’re just living!

WEBSITE OF THE WEEK: This website written from a Christian perspective contains many parenting resources that will help you in your home as you strive to become a blessed father and husband.

What is a Dad?

A Dad is someone who
wants to catch you before you fall
but instead picks you up,
brushes you off,
and lets you try again.

A Dad is someone who
wants to keep you from making mistakes but instead lets you find your own way,
even though his heart breaks in silence
when you get hurt.

A Dad is someone who
holds you when you cry,
scolds you when you break the rules,
shines with pride when you succeed, and has faith in you even when you fail…