Parish Newsletter 11th of October 2015


  • Sat.  7.30pm:      Jim Fitzgerald, Park.
  • Sun 10.00am:     Hannah Browne, Glenamuckla.
  • Sun 11.30am:     Kitty Corbett, Rosacon
  • Sat.  7.30pm:      Michael Daly, Inchintotane.
  • Sun 10.00am:     Paddy O’ Callaghan, Glenamuckla.
  • Sun 11.30am:     Mary O’Callaghan, Duarigle.
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday &   Saturday – Mass at 10am.
  • Thursday – No 10am Mass or Liturgy .

LAST WEEKEND’S COLLECTION: OFFERTORY: €2,047.00. SHRINES: €170.00. DIOCESAN FUND : €348.00. SPECIAL COLLECTION: €000.00. Sincere thanks for your generosity.

Baptisms: Welcome into our Christian community, Leah Nora Murphy and Mia Lily Drumm.

Death: We offer our sincere sympathy & prayers to the family of the late Ted Murphy, Coolagh  who died recently. May he rest in peace.

CHARISMATIC RENEWAL CONFERENCE: For the Cork & Kerry Region will be held on   Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th October in Cork International Airport Hotel. Please see Church Notice Board for full details.

ACTION BREAST CANCER: The Guiney family, Killowen would like to thank everyone who recently supported their afternoon tea fundraiser in aid of Action Breast Cancer. A total of €1,620 was raised for this very worthy cause.

BLESSING OF ROSARY BEADS: Will take place at all masses next weekend, 17th & 18th October.

ALTAR SERVERS: Thanks to the new Altar Servers and their parents for attending the     meeting recently. We will be in touch shortly.

AUTUMN STATION MASSES: COUNTRY STATIONS: Friday 16th October @ 8pm: Killowen, Priory and Barleyhill Lower at the home of Ollie & Deirdre Clifford. Saturday 17th October @ 10am in St. Mary’s Inchintotane & Toureendarby. Blueford, Barnacurra, Ballyduane & Lisdangan West. Commons, Meens & Mount Lake Scarteen Upper & Lower. Duarigle,Knockatullera & Gurranawarrig. Tuesday 20th October @ 7.30pm:   In Taur Taur, Glenamuckla & Glountane McElligott. Friday 23rd October @8pm: The Island and Liscongil at the home of Josephine O’ Keeffe.  Tuesday 27th October @ 7.30pm: Mountkeeffe and Knockduff at the home of    Tom & Mary Cussen. Friday 20th November @ 8pm: Gooseberry Hill, Meenishal & Barleyhill Lower at the home of Michael & Olive O’Flynn.

HALLOWEEN CAMP: Celebrate will host a Spooktacular Halloween Camp in the CYMS from Wednesday 28th October to Friday 30th October. 10am to 2pm  daily . For bookings contact 086-1235928.

THE IRISH BLOOD TRANSFUSION: Will hold their blood clinic in the The Green Glens, Millstreet. (School entrance) from 5pm - 8.30pm on Monday 12th October. Log onto for more details.

THANK YOU:  The Irish Heart Foundation would like to thank everyone who contributed and helped at their recent Church gate collection. €825 was collected.

NEWMARKET PIPE BAND: Practice every Friday night at 8pm in the band house, Kerry Road. New members welcome. To book the Pipe band for any occasion please contact Karen O’ Sullivan on 087-7174857 or email

SHORT BUT SWEET: Confessor: I have stolen a fat goose from a poultry yard! Priest: That is very wrong. Confessor: Would you like to accept it, Father? Priest: Certainly not- return it to the man whom you stole it from.
Confessor: But I have offered it to him and he won’t have it. Priest: In that case you may keep it yourself. Confessor: Thank you, Father. The Priest arrived home to find one of his geese had been stolen…


“To alcohol! The cause of…… and solution to….. all of life’s problems.”  Homer Simpson

“There’s always another level up. There’s    always another ascension. More grace, more light, more generosity, more compassion, more to shed, more to grow.” Elizabeth Gilbert

“Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.  Newt Gingrich

“Too many Christians are no longer fishers of men but keepers of the aquarium.” P. Harvey

“God brings men into deep waters, not to drown them, but to cleanse them.” John Aughney

“You think you’re the only one? Everyone has scars. We just don’t all wear them on the outside.” Natasha Friend

“Every moment is an invitation to live out of your weakness or to live out of your strength.” Marianne Williamson

ONE SENTENCE SERMON: Don’t be a part- time Christian who demands a full-time God!

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