Parish Newsletter 25th Of October 2015


  • Sat.  7.30pm:      Jim Fleming, Lower Road.
  • Sun 10.00am:     Billy O’Keeffe, Glenamuckla.
  • Sun 11.30am:     Hannah Maria Murphy, Castlemcauliffe.
  • Sat.  7.30pm:      Mary Murphy, Scarteen St.
  • Sun 10.00am:     Willie & Molly Buckley, Knocktoosh
  • Sun 11.30am:     Eileen O’ Neill, Gooseberry Hill.
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday &   Saturday – Mass at 10am.
  • Thursday – Liturgy of the Word @ 10am.

LAST WEEKEND’S COLLECTION: OFFERTORY: €2,209.00. SHRINES: €136.00. DIOCESAN FUND : €000.00. MISSION SUNDAY: €710.00. Sincere thanks for your generosity.

AUTUMN COUNTRY STATIONS MASSES: 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.

WORLD YOUTH DAY 2016:  Cloyne Young Adult Pilgrimage to Krakow – 18 to 25 years old. From 26th July to 2nd August ex Cork. Join young people from all over the world in celebrating our faith with Pope Francis. Contact Fr. McDermott on 086-1615216 or email Cost €700

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.

PARISH OFFICE: Please note the parish office will be closed on bank holiday Monday 26th October.

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. Music and dance on the day.

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.

HALLOWEEN FANCY DRESS DISCO: Will be held in the CYMS hall on Saturday   31st October from 7pm to 9pm. €3 per child. Proceeds to Temple Street Hospital. Please support.

CORK GAA CLUBS DRAW: Has a huge prize fund of €450,000 including cars, cash, holidays etc. to be won in the monthly draws commencing shortly. Supporting this will  benefit the Newmarket Club. Cost €10   monthly or €100 annually. Contact Neilie McCarthy on 087-6407123 for details.

WINTER TIME: Clocks go back by one hour this weekend.

SHORT BUT SWEET: Two cows were grazing in a field when they saw a milk truck pass. On the side of the truck were the words, “Pasteurized, homogenized, standardized, vitamin A added.” One cow sighed and said to the other, “Makes you feel sort of inadequate, doesn’t it?”


“Who is more hurtful: the person who wronged you once or you for reliving it over and over in your head? Byron Katie

“The road to success is not a super highway….not even close. It’s a long and windy bumpy dirt road.” Peter Mayer

“Enjoy the little things in life for one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things.” Kurt Vonnegut

“Our view of the world is very child like in many ways, like in a movie, good guys and bad guys and how things workout in the long run. Joe Rogan

“He who limps is still walking.” Stanislaw Lec

“What is most important almost always involves the people around us.” Thomas Monson

“Please don’t judge people. You don’t know what it took someone to get out of bed, look and feel as presentable as possible and face the day. You never truly know the daily struggles of others.”Karen Salmansohn

WEBSITE OF THE WEEK: Is a new spiritual support service designed for those who have experienced sexual, physical, emotional or spiritual abuse by Catholic Church personnel.

ONE SENTENCE SERMON: Laughter is like a windshield wiper; it doesn’t stop the rain but allows us to keep going!