Parish Newsletter 18th of October 2015


  • Sat.  7.30pm:      Michael Daly, Inchintotane.
  • Sun 10.00am:     Paddy O’ Callaghan, Glenamuckla.
  • Sun 11.30am:     Mary O’Callaghan, Duarigle.
  • Sat.  7.30pm:      Jim Fleming, Lower Road.
  • Sun 10.00am:     Billy O’Keeffe, Glenamuckla.
  • Sun 11.30am:     Hannah Maria Murphy, Castlemcauliffe.
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday &   Saturday – Mass at 10am.
  • Thursday – Liturgy of the Word @ 10am.

LAST WEEKENDS COLLECTIONS: OFFERTORY: €2,264.00. SHRINES:€186.00. DIOCESAN FUND : €000.00.  SPECIAL COLLECTION: €000.00.  Sincere thanks for your generosity.

AUTUMN STATION MASSES: COUNTRY STATIONS: 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. Friday 27th November @ 8pm: Clonfert , Curraduff, Castlemcauliffe & Lisdangan East at the home of Sheila O’Sullivan.

HOLY SOULS MONTH: Sunday 1st November – Feast of All Saints. Vigil Mass @ 7.30pm. Mass @10am in Taur & 11.30am in Newmarket. Also, the annual November visit to Clonfert cemetery will be at 3pm. All parishioners are invited to attend. Please inform family members now living outside of the parish who would like to attend. Also, Rosary in Taur cemetery after 10am mass. Monday 2nd November – Mass for the commemoration of all the faithful departed. Mass @ 9am in Taur & in Newmarket @ 10am. Parishioners are invited to submit a full list of their deceased family members in the envelopes provided in the porch or on the altar rails. The 9am Mass in Taur and 10am in Newmarket will be offered on each First Friday for the next 12 months. Friday 13th November - Remembrance mass for those who died over the past 12 months will be offered in St. Mary’s Church. During the mass a family member will be invited to come forward to light a memorial candle. If a member of your family died outside the parish and you would like them included please contact the Parish Office on 029-22679.

NEWMARKET CHRISTMAS FAIR:  Will be held on Sunday 8th November from 12pm to 5pm at the Hi Land. Contact Jane on 029-60661 to book a stand.

THANK YOU : To everyone who supported and volunteered at the recent Scrap Metal collection. The great support will help raise funds for the local GAA.

CRIME PREVENTION SEMINAR: Will be held in the James O’ Keeffe Institute on Tuesday 3rd November at 7.30pm with Sgt. John Kelly & Diarmuid Cronin Community Alert Officer in attendance. Contact 029-60633.

AFTERNOON TEA PARTY: In aid of Marymount Hospice and the Irish Cancer Society will be held in Glash Community centre on Sunday 25th October from 2pm to 6pm. Donations greatly appreciated.

SECRET GARDEN: Will celebrate all things apple on annual Apple Day, Sunday 18th October from 1-5pm. All welcome.


“A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything. Neil Patel

“The cure for infatuation: get to know them better.” Alain De Botton

“Love is the best school, but the tuition is high and the homework can be painful.” Diane Ackerman

“Sometimes things happen to us that we just don’t understand. These things sometimes  become the doors and windows to our destiny.” Andrea Nugent

“If you think dogs can’t count, try putting   three dog biscuits in your pocket and then give him only two of them.’ Phil Pastoret

“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up.  Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” Michael Jordan

“Remember that this experience of life is tidal. That some days we are invincible and others, fragile. And that both are always true.” Jesh De Rox

“The way to love someone is to lightly run your finger over that person’s soul until you find a crack, and then gently pour your love into that crack.” Keith Miller

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