Parish Newsletter 4th of October 2015


  • Sat.  7.30pm:      Margaret O’ Donoghue, Charleville Road.
  • Sun 10.00am:     Sheila Cronin, Glenamuckla.
  • Sun 11.30am:     Special Intention.
  • Sat.  7.30pm:      Jim Fitzgerald, Park.
  • Sun 10.00am:     Hannah Browne, Glenamuckla.
  • Sun 11.30am:
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday &   Saturday – Mass at 10am.
  • Thursday – Liturgy of the Word.

LAST WEEKEND’S COLLECTION: OFFERTORY: €2,217.00. SHRINES:€263.00. DIOCESAN FUND : €000.00. SPECIAL COLLECTION: €000.00. Sincere thanks for your generosity.

Death: We offer our sincere sympathy and prayers to the family of the late Dan Joe Daly, High Street who died recently. May he rest in peace.

TAIZE MASS: Will take place in St. Mary’s Church next Saturday night 10th October at 7.30pm.

GROW: Is a 12 step progam which enables individuals to develop coping strategies to help with life’s problems i.e. Worry, Anxiety, Depression, Stress. Meetings are held on Monday nights at 8pm in the Duhallow Day Centre, Kanturk . Contact Noreen on 086-1726004 or log

CORK N.W. BRANCH OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS: Will host a social evening on Sunday 11th October at 1.30pm in Meelin Community Centre to celebrate their 30th Anniversary. Please join us on the day.

IRISH CATHOLIC NEWSPAPER: Is available to purchase after weekend masses from the hut at a cost of €1.80 each.

AUTUMN STATION MASSES: COUNTRY STATIONS: Monday 5th October @ 7.30pm: Glenlara and Relahan at the home of Tony & Joan O’Keeffe. Friday 16th October @ 8pm:  Killowen, Priory and Barleyhill Lower at the home of Ollie & Deirdre Clifford. Tuesday 20th October @ 7.30pm: In Taur Church : Taur, Glenamuckla & Glountane McElligott. Friday 23rd October @8pm: The Island and Liscongil at the home of Josephine O’ Keeffe. TOWN STATIONS: In St. Mary’s at 10am. Monday, 5th October :  Main Street, Kerry Road, Island Road, Castlecourt, Orchard &   Demense Avenue , New Street & West End. Tuesday, 6th October:  High Street, Scarteen Street, Scarteen Road, Cill Ard, Guiney’s Terrace, Barry’s, Murphy’s & Verling Places, Clanaulie Close & Charleville Road. Wed. 7th October :  Church Street, Emmet Place, Pound Hill, Priory Park & Lower Road.

NEWMARKET DRAMA GROUP: Will hold a meeting at Hourigans, High Street   on Tuesday 6th October at 8pm. All welcome.

CRAFT CLASS: Starting in Glash School on Thursday 15th October for 8 weeks. Contact Eileen on 087 6770943 or Marian 087 6860556.

GIRLS’ SCHOOL 90th ANNIVERSARY: Celebrations will take place on Friday 9th October with mass at 7.30pm in St. Mary’s Church followed by a gathering in the Hiland. Tickets on sale in all local shops.

CLONFERT CEMETERY CLEANUP: Will take place on Saturday 10th October from 10am to 1pm. Your help would be appreciated.

FRANK MOYNIHAN COOKERY SCHOOL: Will conduct a 5 week cookery demonstration class at Glash Community Centre commencing 14th October. Cost €100. To book please contact Jer on 087-2783781.

HALLOWEEN CAMP: Celebrate will host a Spooktacular Halloween Camp in the CYMS from Wednesday 28th October to Friday 30th October 10am to 2pm  daily with lots of Creepy, Ghoulish, Spooky activities. €50 per child. For bookings contact 0861235928 or

NEWMARKET HORSE FAIR: Will take place on Sunday 11th October. Judging will commence at 12.30pm sharp.

SHORT BUT SWEET: A big-time sports fan was watching a football match with his grandchildren. He had just turned 75 and was feeling a little wistful. “You know,” he said to his grandson, “it’s not easy getting old. I guess I’m in the second half now.” Don’t worry, Grandpa,” Nick said cheerily. “Maybe you’ll go into overtime!”

ONE SENTENCE SERMON: It’s better to lose one minute in life – than to lose your life in one minute !

WEBSITE OF THE WEEK: Improve your reading, writing and maths.


“It is wise to direct your anger towards problems, not people; and to focus your energies on answers, not excuses.”  William AWard

“Words are like arrows. Once loosed, you cannot call them back.” George R. Martin

“Be kind. Be friendly. Be likable. But don’t worry if somebody doesn’t like you. You won’t be everybody’s cup of tea, and that’s okay. You can be somebody’s cup of coffee, instead, and coffee is awesome.” L.R. Knost

“Criticism, like rain, should be gentle enough to nourish a man’s growth without destroying his roots.” Frank A. Clark

“I like video games, but they’re really violent. I’d like to play a video game where you help the people who were shot in all the other games. It’d be called ‘Really Busy Hospital’” Demetri Martin