Fógraí / Newsletter 19th May 2013

Bliain an Chreidimh
Domhnach Cincíse – 19ú Bealtaine 2013
Pray for Mary Agnes Lowther, (nee Fitzpatrick) Knocknaheeny, Cork. Solas síoraí dá h-anam.
Priest on Call for the Corca Dhuibhne Pastoral Area is: Fr. Eoghan Ó Cadhla – 066-9156131.
Sat/Sath 18ú 8.00pm Maurice ‘Mossy’ Walsh, Gurrane, 1ú CB.
Sun 19ú 11.30am Missa Pro Populo.
Luain 20ú 4.00pm Coláiste Íde.
Máirt 21ú 10.00am May and Timothy Donnelly, Green St., CB.
Wed 22ú 7.30pm Bill Dillon, Green Street, CB.
Déard 23ú 7:30pm No 10am Mass – Neighbourhood Station Mass for Cúilín, Emilough and Mail Road at 7.30pm in the Oratory of West Kerry Community Hospital.
Fri 24úMulti-Intentional 7.30pm (1) John Hennessy, Knocknahow, CB.(2) Billy Fitzgerald, Clochán Dubh, CB.(3) James & Mary Browne, Burnham, CB.(4) Helen & Ita Griffin, Strand Street and Oldcastle, Co. Meath, CB.
Sat/Sath 25ú 8.00pm Tommy agus Síle de hÓra, Baile Riabhach, CB.
Domh 26ú 11.30am Missa Pro Populo.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Dingle Hospital Oratory: Monday 10.30am – 11.30am.
St Mary’s: Tues and Wed 10.30am – 10pm.
Thurs 10.30 – 11.30am except when it is a First Friday,
it will be on that Friday. “Come and See” says the Lord.
Confessions: Sat. 10.30am – 11.00am & after Vigil Masses.
Domh/Sun 19ú 10.00am Céad Comaoine.
Sat/Sath. 25ú 6.15i.n. Thomas Keane and deceased members of the Keane family and Tim and Margaret Galvin, Doonties, CB.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Déardaoin / Thursday 11 am – 12 noon
Satharn 18ú 6.15i.n. Muiris Ó Murchú, Cillirith, CB
Domh. 26ú 10.00r.n Céad Comaoine.
Adhradh na Naomh Shacraiminte
Déardaoin / Thursday 11 r.n. – 12i.n.
An Deireadh Seachtaine seo chugainn:
(25ú/26ú Bealtaine 2013)
DINGLE: Euch. Ministers’ Team 1: Theresa Ashe, Blandina O’Connor, Maura Evans, Marian O’Sullivan, Máire Uí Shíthigh and Ann O’Connor. 11:30am Sr. de Sales, Patricia Williams, Bridie Fitzgerald and Madge Fitzgerald. Collectors’ Team 1; Church Cleaners’ Team 1. Readers: Vigil: Liz Higgins. 11.30a.m.: Tommy McCarthy. LIOS PÓIL: Ministéirí Eoc.: Anne Prendiville and Bridget Prendiville. Léitheoir: Áine Uí Mhuircheartaigh. FIONN TRÁ: Ministéir Eoc.: Brenda Ní Shúilleabháin. Léitheoir: Céad Comaoine.
Offertory Collection
Weekly Env.: €1,010; Cash: €1,168; Total: €2,178.
Trócaire Boxes and Easter Dues Envelopes
Please return your Trócaire Boxes by next weekend if you have not do so already. Buíochas ó chroí for your great generosity. Amount received to date: €4,903.
Go méadaí Dhia bhur stór.

Aifreann Raidió na Gaeltachta – Lá Cincíse
We welcome Raidió na Gaeltachta to broadcast our 11.30am Mass this morning. Dingle Parish Pastoral Council and Liturgy Group encourage you to occupy the front seats. Please take and use the specially prepared leaflet as Gaeilge to ensure an excellent broadcast. Keep in mind, that in the main, our listeners will be the housebound elderly and sick nationwide, particularly in Gaeltacht communities.
Ní luach go hAifreann d’ éisteacht.
Corpus Christi 2013 / Neighbourhood Station Masses
In preparation for our annual Corpus Christi procession on June 2nd 2013 you are invited to the Neighbourhood Station Mass for the residents of Cúilín, Emilough and Mail Road on this Thursday May 23rd at 7.30pm in the Oratory of West Kerry Community Hospital. Consequently, there will be no Mass in St. Mary’s Church, as these Masses are open to all parishioners in preparation for Corpus Christi Sunday June 2nd.
A visiting US Parish Choir will join us in this year’s Corpus Christi Procession through the town.
Dramatisation of Mark’s Gospel – Wed. & Thurs. 8.00pm in The Convent Hall, Lixnaw, performed by Mike O’Mahony. Book: 087-9467755 /087-1604628. Tickets €10.
Reducing Household fuel & energy bills. The cost of electricity, gas and home heating oil has risen considerably over the last couple of years. You are welcome to attend a talk on Reducing Household Energy Bills and Water Usage in the Home Thursday May 23rd at 7pm in Áiseanna na hÓige, Dingle. North and East Kerry Dev (NEKD: 066-7142788)
Vigil for Life – on Saturday June 8th, Merrion Sq, Dublin 3pm to 4pm. The Government intends to legalise abortion in July and a large attendance in Merrion Square is essential to oppose this. The vigil will send a clear, positive message about safeguarding the lives of mothers and babies in pregnancy. For bus details telephone 087-2668702.
Kerry Respite Care and Niall Mellon Township Trust – A Country and Irish Night Fundraiser will be held in The Hillgrove Hotel, Dingle on Friday, 24th May 2013. Appearing: Johnny Reidy Band, Noreen Ashe, Danny & Mary O’Leary, Eddie Lee and Mike Condon. Adm: €10.00. Doors open 9 p.m., dance starts 10 p.m. sharp. Noreen Ashe, Helen Ferris and Fidelma Long would appreciate your support. A great night guaranteed!
Ardfert Retreat Centre: Saturday 8th June 2 – 6 pm, Afternoon with Eddie Stones, Emmanuel House, Clonfert.Booking essential – places limited.
Tel. 066-7134276. E.mail: ardfertretreat@eircom.net
Aifrinntí Deireadh Seachtain 25ú/26ú Bealtaine
Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil: 6:15pm Vigil Mass Saturday 25th. (no 10am Mass Sunday).
Séipéal Naomh Caitlín, Fionn Trá: 10.00r.n. Dé Domhnach 26ú. (Ní beidh aon Aifreann Bigile Dé Sath.)
Course in Pastoral Ministry 2013-2014
The Diocese has decided to run the Pastoral Ministry Course again, beginning on September 30th. It will be held over 20 nights, 10 during Autumn 2013 and Spring 2014. If you are interested, please contact the Parish office on 066-9151208 for details or check the Diocesan website. www.dioceseofkerry.ie
Dingle Parish Liturgy Group meeting, Tuesday May 21st at 8pm in St. Mary’s Sacristy.

Bliain an Chreidimh – Our Patron Saints
Laochra an Chreidimh No.42.
St. James, son of Zebedee was born in the first century in Bethsaida, Galilee. James journeyed further west than any of the other apostles. He came west as far as Spain and maybe Portugal which was the end of the known world at that time. Saint James was one of the twelve apostles and is the brother of John who was also an apostle. Saint James is the Patron Saint of Spain and according to legend, his remains were held in Santiago de Compostella in Galicia, Spain after he died in 44A.D. Saint James’ feast day is on the 25th of July.
St James has a special connection with Dingle. In the middle ages people left Dingle to go on pilgrimage to Compostella. They sailed by sailing ship to France or Spain and walked the rest of the way. The Parish Priest of Dingle could stamp your passport before you left. The only other place you could begin this pilgrimage in Ireland was at St. James’ Gate in Dublin. St. James’ Church is still used in Dingle today and there is a beautiful graveyard around it with graves from 1500 still marked. One day when James was walking on seashore with John and his father Jesus called them to come and follow him.
I have chosen the name James because my granddad’s name is Seamus, which is the Irish for James, he is always very nice to me. I have also chosen the name James because of my granduncle James, who has passed away now. James holds a very special meaning to me and that is why I have chosen the name.
(Seán – Scoil Iognáid Rís.)

Pentecost – Reflection
Do not let yourselves be guided
by the spirit of self-indulgence.
Look at the legacy self-indulgence produces:
bad temper, fighting, jealously, cruelty, meanness,
revenge, fornication, idolatry and drunkenness.
These are ugly things, and make life miserable.
Rather, let yourself be guided by the Spirit of God.
Look at the legacy the Spirit brings:
love, joy, peace, patience, kindness,
goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.
These are beautiful things, and make life joyful.
They are a foretaste of the joy of heaven.
Spirit of the living God, fall afresh on us.
(Fr. Flor McCarthy SDB)

You are invited to study the art on display in our churches and prepared by our National School pupils. Please take special note of the Confirmation Tree in St. Mary’s Sanctuary symbolizing the 9 Fruits of the Holy Spirit as reflected upon so well by Fr. Flor McCarthy of Kilgarvan in the above machnamh.
Múin Bhealtaine
Mary of Pentecost,
When the Church was still poor and
free as the wind of the Spirit.
Mary of Pentecost,
When the fire of the Spirit
Was the Church’s law.
Mary of Pentecost,
When the Twelve had nought to show
But the power of their witness.
Mary of Pentecost,
When the Church was all proclamation,
Proclamation of the Risen One.
(Dom Pedro Casaldaliga, Brazil)

Déanaigí É Seo i gCuimhne 2012 – 2013
We remind all families to be in their assigned seating at least 15 minutes before the First Communion Mass in Séipéal Naomh Eoin Baiste on Sunday. We again remind all in church to switch off all Mobile Phones and of the Diocesan rule: “that photography and videoing is prohibited during the ceremony”.
Our special thanks to all our teachers and children for their creative and inspiring work.
“Comaoine le Críost agus le chéile”.
Corpus Christi Procession Sunday June 2nd 11.30am for the whole Parish Community.
Comhghairdeas to the 27 boys and girls of Scoil an Ghleanna, Iognáid Rís agus an Chlochair who received their First Communion last Sunday.
Children’s Prayer before Communion
Lord Jesus, come to me.
Lord Jesus, give me your love.
Lord Jesus, come to me and give me yourself.
Lord Jesus, friend of children, come to me.
Lord Jesus you are my Lord and my God.
Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ.
Children’s Prayer after Communion
Lord Jesus I love and adore you.
You are a special friend to me.
Welcome Lord Jesus, O welcome,
Thank you for coming to me.
Thank your, Lord Jesus, O thank you,
For giving yourself to me.
Make me strong to show your love
Where ever I may be.
Be near me, Lord Jesus, I ask you to stay.
Close by me forever and love me I pray.
Bless all of us children in your loving care,
And bring us to heaven to live with you there.
I’m ready now Lord Jesus,
To show how much I care.
I’m ready now to give your love
At home and everywhere.
First Communion Dates
N. Caitlín, Fionn Trá 10.00r.n. – Domh Bealtaine 26ú.
NB: Please note that Mass in Séipéal Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil on the weekend of May 25th/26th will be at 6:15pm on Saturday May 25th.
“Children Helping Children” Mission Appeal
Bishop Liam Ó Murchú and our Diocesan Mission Committee have decided to extend this appeal to all this year’s First Communicants. Children are encouraged to offer a donation towards the education and support of their peers in Africa just as our Confirmation candidates do every year. You are reminded that a donation of 20 cents can provide a good meal for 6 African children so we invite you to keep this act of charity and missionary outreach in mind.
We ask the Do This in Memory Parent Leaders to help collect and forward your cash gifts to the Kerry Diocesan Project Fund through our Dingle Parish Office.
Field Outing
The Field Outing to Kinard and Dingle Town will be led by Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society member Tim Collins this Sunday, May 19th. Meeting at the Wildlife and Seal Sanctuary, Lispole at 2:30pm. Fáilte roimh cách.


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