Parish Newsletter 22nd November 2015


  • Sat.  7.30pm:     Sonny Collins, Boherbue.
  • Sun 10.00am:    Dan and Peg O’ Connor, Barnacurra & deceased members of the O’ Connor family.
  • Sun 11.30am:    Dan & Nellie Daly, Duarigle.
  • Sat.  7.30pm:     Paddy O’ Connor, Duarigle.
  • Sun 10.00am:
  • Sun 11.30am:    Months mind mass for the late Dan Joe Daly, High Street.
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday &   Saturday – Mass at 10am.
  • Thursday – Liturgy of the Word at 10am.

LAST WEEKEND’S COLLECTION: OFFERTORY: €2,628.00. SHRINES: €232.00. DIOCESAN FUND : €000.00. SPECIAL COLLECTION: €000.00. Sincere thanks for your generosity.

BAPTISM: Welcome into our Christian community, Baby Shonagh Kathleen Daly.

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

THE ADVENT PRAYER TREE: This Advent & Christmas, the community wish to remember in their prayers those who will not be able to make it home for Christmas. A tree will be placed in the Church next week where people can write the name of those they would like to be remembered on the cards provided.

PRO LIFE CAMPAIGN: Will hold a public information meeting on Tuesday 24th November at 7.30pm in the Metropole Hotel, Cork. All welcome.

THE THREE TENORS: Will perform at the Holy Cross Church, Charleville on Saturday 5th December at 7.45pm. Tickets €25 are available from The Forge and St. Joseph’s foundation.

LADIES FOOTBALL CLUB: Will hold ‘A Taste of Christmas’ fundraising cookery demonstration on Friday 4th December in the Hi-land with chef Frank Moynihan. Tickets €10 each are available from Twomey’s Butchers and Hannons shop.

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS OUTING: Takes place on Sunday November 29th to Griffins Garden Centre, Dripsey, Blarney Woollen Mills, Blackpool Shopping Centre and dinner later at the Hibernian Hotel in Mallow. Cost €35. Bus will leave Meelin at 9.15am, Newmarket at 9.30am and Kanturk at 9.45am. Contact Mary on 60444 or Bridie on 60425.

CONCERT & CHRISTMAS MARKET: Will take place in Boherbue on Sunday 22nd November commencing at 11am with Dordan, a male choral choir, in the Church. This will be followed by an afternoon of Christmas treats on offer in the local hall. All welcome.

NEWMARKET JUVENILE GAA: Will hold their annual AGM on Sunday 22nd November at 8pm in Clubhouse. It is important that one parent/guardian from each family attend

NEWMARKET GAA ADULT AGM: Will be held on Saturday 28th November at 8.15pm. All members urged to attend. New members welcome.

OPEN AND ENROLMENT EVENING: For First Year pupils will take place in Boherbue Comprehensive School on Tuesday night 1st December from 7.30 to 9.30 p.m.

CORK SIMON COMMUNITY: Would like to thank the people of Newmarket & Taur for your generosity at their recent Church Gate Collection. Cork Simon works with men & women who are homeless in Cork where they offer housing and support.

SHORT BUT SWEET: A priest who had spent a fruitless day fishing picked out three fat fish in the market. “Before you wrap them,” he said to the store manager,” toss them to me, one by one. That way I’ll be able to tell the monsignor I caught them and  I’ll be speaking the truth.”


“None of us get out of life alive, so be gallant, be gracious, and be grateful for the opportunities you have.  Jake Bailey [18 year old New Zealand boy battling cancer]

“Yesterday I was clever so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise so I want to change myself.”  Rumi

“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.”  Haruki Murakami

“The only devils in the world are those running in our own heart. That is where the battle should be fought.” Mahatma Gandhi

“Every son should have a chance to know his father, not as a child knows his protector, but as a man knows another man.” Brian Staveley

“Contemplation often makes life miserable. We should act more, think less, and stop watching ourselves live.” Sebastien Nicolas

“Sometimes the best people have the worst experiences, because they are the most ready to learn.” Elder Maxwell

“A wall is a very big weapon. It’s one of the nastiest things you can hit somebody with.” Banksy

ONE SENTENCE SERMON: Say your ABC’s every day….. I am Alive, I am Blessed, I am Content.

WEBSITE OF THE WEEK: Support The Irish Hospice Foundation’s Never Forgotten Appeal by leaving a message and making a donation.