Fógraí / Newsletter April 26th 2015

Bliain B – 26ú Aibreán 2015
Good Shepherd / Vocation Sunday
Year of Consecrated Life
Pray for Joe Hadnett, Mallow; John Patrick Hollaender, Cill Mhic a’ Domhnaigh agus Cologne; Michael Cunningham, Castletroy, Limerick; Chrissie Wright, (nee Flannery), London and late of the Colony; Nora Marren, (nee Curran) Boston and late of Upper Green Street.
Solas síoraí dá n-anamacha.
Priest on Call for the Corca Dhuibhne Pastoral Area is: Fr. Tomás Ó Luanaigh – 066-9151208.
Sat/Sath 25ú 8.00pm 1. Michael O’Connor, Cluais, MM.
2. Mary Prendiville, Aglish, MM.
3. Máire Páid Manning, Killelane, MM.
4. Patrick Lynch, Doonshean, MM.
5. Jimmy and Ellen Fitzgerald and Rose and James Moriarty, Tigh na hAbhainn, CB.
6. Michael Collins, Garfiney, 1ú CB.
Sun 26ú 11.30am Missa Pro Populo.
Luain 27ú 10.00am An Díseart.
4.00pm Coláiste Íde.
Máirt 28ú 10.00am
Wed 29ú 7.30pm Jim O’Sullivan, Flemingstown, CB.
Déard 30ú No 10.00am Mass – Neighbourhood Station Mass in Marglann an Daingean at 7.30pm for Baile an Ásaigh, Cuileannach, Spa Road, Conor Pass Road, Cois Cnoic.
Friday 1ú 10.00am Michael & Monica Griffin and John Griffin, Monaree, CB. Followed by Holy Hour.
7.30pm Feast of St. Joseph the Worker.
Sat/Sath 2ú 8.00pm 1. Kathleen O’Donoghue, Baile na Buaile, MM
2. Tommy & Mamie Flahive and their son Thomas, Holyground, CB.
3. Pauline Healy, Ashmount Terrace, 1ú CB.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Dingle Hospital Oratory: Monday 10.30am – 11.30am.
St Mary’s: Tuesday and Wednesday 10.30am – 10pm.
Every First Friday 10.30 – 11.30am. “Come and See” says the Lord.
NB: In the event of a Funeral, adoration will begin after the Mass.
Confessions: Sat. 10.30am – 11.00am & after Vigil Masses.
Domh. 26ú 10.00am Peter and Peggy Devane, Ballymacelligott and their daughter Sheila Tangney, and
Dan & Sheila Drew, Mallow, CB.
Domh. 3ú

Multi-Intention 10.00am 1. John Moriarty, Deerpark, MM.
2. Pat, Bridie and Kathleen Garvey, Deerpark, CB.
3. Johnny & Sheila Dorgan, Minard W., CB
4. Bridie O’Sullivan, Reenbee, CB.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Déardaoin / Thursday 11 am – 12 noon
Satharn 25ú 6.15i.n. Kate Lynch, Baile an tSléibhe, CB.
Satharn 2ú 6.15i.n. John Patrick Hollaender R.I.P. Cill Mhic a’ Domhnaigh agus Cologne Funeral Mass.
Adhradh na Naomh Shacraiminte
Déardaoin / Thursday 11 r.n. – 12i.n.
The First Friday – Fr. Tomás will visit the house- bound in Dingle town this Friday May 1st. Ministers of the Eucharist will visit the housebound sick in Ceann Trá and Lios Póil Areas at their customary times.
Offertory Collection
Envelopes: €1,035; Cash: €961. Total: €1,996.
Míle buíochas. Diocesan Collection for Education of Clergy will be taken up next 1eekend May 2nd/3rd as a second collection after Communion.
Trócaire and Dues Envelopes 2015
Please return the Easter Dues Envelopes and Trócaire boxes in the Sunday collection if you have not done so already. NB: If paying by cheque please make it payable to Teach na Sagart for the Dues and Dingle Parish for Trócaire. Trócaire received to date: €3,926.
Míle buíochas to all for your contributions to date.
“Go méadaí Dia bhúr stór”
An Deireadh Seachtaine seo chugainn
2ú/3ú Bealtaine 2015
DINGLE: Euch. Ministers’ 2: Vigil Gene Courtney, Veronica Houlihan, Ann Scanlon, Patricia Flannery, Margaret Sheehy, Eileen Courtney. 11:30am Máire Uí Chonchúir, Tracey Sheehy, Ann Begley, Nora Curran. Collectors’ Team 2; Church Cleaners’ Team 2.
Readers: Vigil: Marian O’Sullivan. 11.30a.m.: Bernie Budhlaeir.
LIOS PÓIL: Ministéirí Eoc.: Mary Devane agus Máiréad Uí Ghairbhí. Léitheoir: Cathy Ní Ghrifín.
FIONN TRÁ: Ministéir Eoc.: Breandán Ó Ciobháin. Léitheoir: Clann Hollaender.
Oilithreacht na Gaeltachta
West Kerry Pilgrimage to Lourdes
Ceithre oíche i Lourdes – ag fágaint Aerphort Chiarraí 2ú – 6ú Deireadh Fómhair 2015. 4 Nights, staying in the Hotel Agena, departing from Kerry Airport. All in price is €685. Eolas ó Galvin’s Travel Agency, John St., 066-9151409 nó Siobhán Uí Shé, Margaret Sheehy, Áine Uí Chathasaigh nó Marian O’Sullivan.
A Cake Sale will be held Gáirdín Mhuire on Saturday May 2nd from 10.30am in aid of the Lourdes Pilgrimage to help with expenses for our special needs pilgrims. Please support.
Lectio Divina continues on Tuesdays, 7.00 – 8.00pm in Fr. Jim’s office in An Díseart (through the red door at the right of the main entrance). All are welcome.
Dingle Darkness into Light Walk/Run: Final registration dates and t-shirt collection: Please Register for Darkness into Light walk/run or those already registered can collect their T-Shirt in Strawberry Beds across from St. Mary’s Church Friday May 1st 4-6 pm, Saturday May 2nd 12-2,Friday May 8th 4-6.Please bring your registration receipt to collect your t-shirt. We recommend you bring a torch.
Introduction to PARENT PLUS ‘Early Years’ Programme Dingle. A practical & positive guide to parenting young children 1-6 years of age.- 7th & 14th May 2015, 7-9pm in Áiseanna na hÓige. Info: Áiseanna na hÓige 066-9152889 / Castlemaine FRC 066 9767833/086 0580019.
Ardfert Retreat Centre
1. Dreams Workshop with Fr Eugene McCaffrey OCD Sat 2nd May 10am – 5.30pm. Cost €30 and bring packed lunch. Tea/coffee provided.
2. ‘At Home with the Bible’ an opportunity to become familiar with the Bible. May 5th, 12th & 19th 7 – 8.30pm.
3. Preached Retreat: July 6th – 12th ‘The Human Journey – a way of relating to oneself, other and God’ with Fr Michael Rodgers at www.ardfertretreatcentre.org or phone 066 7134276.

Laochra an Chreidimh II – Patrons
Naomh de Mazzarella: Rugadh í san Iodáil i 1837 bhí a clan bocht. Chuaigh sí isteach sa chlochair nuair a bhí sí 15. Fuair sí bás i 1881 – aois 44. Deineadh Naomh di i 1938. Tá a lá féile ar an 13ú Bealtaine.
I chose this name because my Nan wanted it to be that name and my aunty also took it as her confirmation name. She was born in Marnese in what is now the province of Alessandria, northern Italy, to a peasant family who worked in a vineyard. When she was fifteen she joined the Association of the Daughters of Mary Immaculate, run by her Parish Priest Father Peslarina, it was a precursor to the founding of the Salesian Sisters. When she was 23 a typhoid epidemic hit Marnese and villagers started rapidly dying. Soon her uncle and aunt were taken ill and Maria volunteered to care for them and their many children. Her full name was Maria Domenica Mazzarello and she was born May 9th 1837 and she died on May 14th 1881. She was beatified on November 20th 1938.
(Íde – Bunscoil an Chlochair)
Corpus Christi 2015
Neighbourhood Station Masses
In preparation for our annual Corpus Christi procession on June 7th 2015 the Neighbourhood Station Masses will take place as follows:
(1) Mass for the residents of Cuileannach, Cois Cnoic, Baile an Ásaigh, Com, Conor Pass Road on Thursday April 30th at 7.30pm in Marglann an Daingean.
(2) Mass for the residents of John Street and Marian Park on Thursday May 7th at 7.30pm at the Grotto in Marian Park.
(3) Mass for the residents of Strand St, An Choill and Ard na Mara on Thursday May 14th at 7.30pm in Fish at the Marina Restaurant.
(4) Mass for the residents of Carn Ard, Ashmount Terrace, Fearann Redmond and Barr na Coille on Thursday May 21st at 7.30pm in Dingle Oceanworld.
(5) Mass for the residents of Cúilín, Emilough and Mail Road on Thursday May 28th at 7.30pm in the Oratory of West Kerry Community Hospital.
(6) Mass in Gort a’ Chairn Famine Cemetery at 10am on Thursday June 4th; Assemble at the Holy Stone at 9.30am for procession along Chapel Lane.
(7) Mass for the residents of Green Street, Holy Ground and Bridge Street on Thursday June 4th at 7.30pm in Gáirdín Muire.
(8) Mass for the residents of Avondale, Dykegate Street and Grey’s Lane in The Phoenix Cinema on Saturday June 6th at 10am.
NB: Consequently, there will be no Mass on these Thursdays in St. Mary’s Church, as these Masses are open to all parishioners in preparation for Corpus Christi Mass and Parish Procession on Sunday June 7th at 11.30am.
Prayers for Migrants
For those who have died seeking a better life especially the thousands who have died in the waters of the Mediterranean. May the Lord welcome them into his house and give comfort to their families. Lord, hear us.
For those who have to leave their homes because of violence, poverty, corruption or war, may they find acceptance and understanding on their journey and be welcomed with Christian hospitality. Lord, hear us.
First Communion / Céad Comaoine
11.30am: Séipéal Naomh Muire Sunday May 10th.
10.00am: Séipéal Naomh Eoin Baiste, Bealtaine 17ú.
10.00r.n.: Séipéal Naomh Caitlín, Bealtaine 24ú.
Corpus Christi Mass & Procession June 7th 11.30am.
St. Joseph the Worker – May 1st
Dingle Liturgy group invites you to come along and take part in our annual liturgy honouring St. Joseph the Worker on Friday next May 1st at 7.30pm. We aim to offer all our endeavours to the Lord in particular the human work of all who care for St. Mary’s Church in this its 150th Jubilee together with the achievements of our youth.
“Work was the daily expression of love in the life of the Family of Nazareth. The Gospel specifies the kind of work Joseph did in order to support his family: he was a carpenter. This simple word sums up Joseph’s entire life… If the Family of Nazareth is an example and model for human families, in the order of salvation and holiness, so too, by analogy, is Jesus’ work at the side of Joseph the carpenter. In our own day, the Church has emphasized this by instituting the liturgical memorial of St. Joseph the Worker on 1 May. Human work, and especially manual labour, receive special prominence in the Gospel. At the workbench where he plied his trade together with Jesus, Joseph brought human work closer to the mystery of the Redemption.” (St. John Paul II)
Some Changes in Our May Masses
A Phobal na Páirte,
You are asked to take special note of the following alterations of some weekend Mass schedules due to First Communion and Commemorative Event.
Bealtaine / May 2015
Dé Domh. Bealtaine 17ú 10am S. Caitlín, Fionn Trá.
(N.B. Ní bheidh Aifreann Bigile ar an Sathairn i Séipéal Caitlín.)
Dé Sath 23ú 6.15pm Vigil Mass S. Eoin Baiste, LiosPóil
Dé Domhnach 24ú 10r.n. Séipéal Caitlín, Fionn Trá – Céad Comaoine.
(N.B. We thank you for passing on the details of these necessary changes to all acquaintances visiting our Parish).
Holy Hour For Vocations on First Friday
A special “Holy Hour for Vocations” will be hosted in St. Mary’s Church, Dingle on First Friday next, May 1st following our 10am Mass. Parishioners of Corca Dhuibhne Pastoral Area are especially invited to “watch and pray” for this special intention from 10.30am – 11.30am concluding with Benediction.
The Marriage Referendum
Information meeting on the Marriage Referendum for Corca Dhuibne will be held on Monday May 11th in the Dingle Skellig Hotel at 8pm. Fáilte roimh cách. There will be a short presentation followed by Q&A, hosted by Mothers and Fathers Matter Kerry. Information from mfmkerry@gmail.com
“The effects of the referendum of 22 May will be far reaching for this and for future generations. Catholic bishops are concerned that, should the amendment be passed, it will become increasingly difficult:
• To speak any longer in public about marriage as being between a man and a woman;
• To teach children in school about marriage;
• For those who sincerely continue to believe that marriage is between a man and a woman as they may be forced to act against their conscience.
Can a way be found to protect the civil rights of gay people without undermining the fundamental meaning of marriage as commonly understood across cultures, faiths and down the ages?
We respect the views of people who think differently to us, trusting that our sincerely held views, grounded in faith, will also be heard and respected.”
(Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference – copies available at the back of the Churches – please take a copy.)

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