Fógraí / Newsletter April 1st 2018



An Easter Prayer

God, give us eyes to see
the beauty of the Spring,
and to behold your majesty
in every living thing –
and may we see in lacy leaves
and every budding flower
the hand that rules the universe
with gentleness and power –
and may this Easter grandeur
that Spring lavishly imparts
awaken faded flowers of faith
lying dormant in our hearts,
and give us ears to hear, dear God,
the Springtime song of birds
with messages more meaningful
than man’s often empty words
telling harried human beings
who are lost in dark despair –
‘Be like us and do not worry
For God has you in his care.’

Change of Mass Time – Lios Póil
Mass next weekend will be on Saturday April 7th at 8pm. No Sunday morning mass in Lios Póil due to Stages of the Rally of Kerry.


We can’t appreciate the greatness of Jesus’ resurrection unless we acknowledge the full reality of his death. Jesus died in darkness. But he trusted enough in God to face the darkness, and to wait for the resurrection. His leap of faith was not in vain. God raised Jesus from the dead. Jesus too had to make that leap of faith which we will one day be called upon to make. He has won his victory – he conquered death. But that victory has to work its way through and become a reality in us, his disciples. The surprise and gift of Easter is that the resurrection is for us.


Pray for John O’Connor, New York and late of Barr na Sráide; Sr. Mary Patrick, Dublin: Derry Crowley, Calheim, Dunkineely, Co. Donegal and late of Bandon, Co. Cork; Canon Charles Antony (Tony) Dorran, Salford .
Suaimhneas síoraí dá h-anamacha.
St. Mary’s Church
Sat 31ú 8.00pm Michael and Mary O’Callaghan, Marian Park.
Sun 1ú 11.30am Máire Pháid Manning, Killelane.
Mon 2ú An Díseart – NO MASS.
Tue 3ú 10.00am
Céad 4ú 7.30pm Kitty Kennedy, Annascaul
Thur 5ú 8.00pm Paróisteánaigh.
Friday 6ú 10.00am Eamonn Fitzgerald, Conor Pass Road
7.30pm John O’Connor, New York and late of Barr na Sráide, R.I.P.
Sat 7ú 8.00pm 1. Kathleen Lynch, Kilfountain and deceased members of The Lynch and Bowler Families.
2. Tommy Galvin, Leamerlea and deceased members of the Galvin Family.
Sun 8ú 11.30am Bridie Collins, Garfiney, 1ú CB.
Naomh Caitlín, Fionn Trá
Domh 1ú 10.00r.n. Domhnach na Cásca.
Sath 7ú 6.15i.n. Msgr. Pádraig Ó Fiannachta.
Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil
Sun 1ú 10.00am Paddy Joe Brosnan, Goulin and Dublin and deceased members of the Brosnan Family, Goulin.
Sath 7ú 8.00pm
St. Mary’s Confessions: Sat. 10.30am – 11.00am & after Vigil Masses.
Adoration: St Mary’s: Tues 10.30am – 10pm; Wed 5.30 – 7.30pm. First Friday: 10.30 – 11.30am. Adoration: Naomh Eoin Baiste: Thursday 11 am – 12 noon.
Offertory Collection
Weekly Envelopes: €1,035; Cash: €702. Total: €1,737. Míle

Dingle Readers’ List: New list is available in the Sacristy.
An tSeachtaine seo chugainn: 7ú/8ú Aibreán
DINGLE: Euch. Ministers’ 3: Vigil: Joan Uí Mhoráin, Betty Hand, Marie Moriarty, Bernie Bowler and Gobnait Uí Chonchúir. 11:30am Kitty O’Flaherty, Clár Uí Loingsigh Ann O’Connor and James Devane. Collectors’ Team 3; Church Cleaners’ Team 3. READERS: Vigil: Tadhg Ó Coiléain; 11.30am. Barbara Prendergash.
LIOS PÓIL: MINISTÉIRÍ EOC.: Máire Uí Shé agus Teresa Uí Chearbhaill. LÉITHEOIR: Theresa Uí Mhuircheartaigh.
FIONN TRÁ: MINISTÉIR EOC. Breandán Ó Ciobháin. LÉITHEOIR: Muintir Uí Fhiannachta.

Annual Easter Dues
Easter Dues will be taken up as a second collection after Communion at all Masses on Easter Saturday Vigil and Easter Sunday. If you have not received an envelope, please take one from the back of our three churches and return for the Easter Masses. This collection is to support the priest’s salary. Thank you for your generosity. Míle buíochas to all who have already returned them.
NB: If paying by cheque, please make it payable to Teach na Sagart.
Trócaire – Please return your Trócaire Boxes over Easter. Spare Boxes are available at the back of the three Parish Churches.
Divine Mercy Sunday April 8th, in St. Mary’s Church at 2.45pm. Devotions, prayers and blessing of the picture will take place.
Fuinneog Mgsr Pádraig Ó Fiannachta
Nochtfar fuinneog i gcuimhne ar an Mgsr. Pádraig Ó Fiannachta tar éis Aifreann 6.15i.n i Séipéal Naomh Caitlín ar an Satharn 7ú Aibreán.

Kerry Right to Life (1) information meeting in An Díseart on Wednesday April 4th at 8pm. (2) Mass will be celebrated in the Killeen, Ballintaggart on Thursday, April 12th at 8pm. Fáilte roimh cách.
Icon of the Holy Family will be in the Kerry Diocese as follows: In Listowel Monday – Wednesday April 9th – 11th; In Kenmare Wednesday – Friday April 11th – 13th; In Killarney Friday – Tuesday April 13th – 17th and in Tralee Tuesday – Friday April 17th – 20th.
Youth Pilgrimage to Taizé: The Diocese of Kerry will take a group of 15 young pilgrims to Taizé, France from Sunday, July 1st – July 8th 2018. Taizé is a place of pilgrimage with a special welcome for young people. The group will be accommodated in dormitories in Taizé. Meals will also be provided. Cost is €500.00. Contact tomaskenny@dioceseofkerry.ie Tomás Kenny on 086 3683778 or your parish priest.
Díolacháin Cístí to benefit Kerry Branch Irish Kidney Association i nGáirdín Mhuire, Green Street, Domhnach Cásca, 1ú Aibreán 2018 11.00am – 2.00 pm. Bheimis an bhuíoch as bhur dtacaíocht. Any home baking would be gratefully appreciated. Fáilte romhaibh go léir. Come along and enjoy!
Anam Cara Kerry, is holding a Parent Evening on Tuesday 10th of April from 19:30 to 21:00 in Recovery Haven 5 Haig’s Terrace, Killierisk, Tralee, Co. Kerry. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents.
Focal Buíochais
We appreciate the dedication and commitment from everyone involved in the Holy Week/Easter Ceremonies and to all who help us throughout the year.
May the peace and joy of the Risen Christ grace us in our journey these Easter days.
Cáisc Shona.

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