Fógraí / Newsletter August 20th 2017


Fómhar na Feirme

“Praise the Lord, Jerusalem;
He feeds you with the finest wheat”. (Psalm 147)

Let the wealthy and great
Roll in splendour and state
I envy them not, I declare it.
I eat my own lamb,
My chickens and ham,
I shear my own fleece and I wear it.
I have lawns, I have bowers,
I have fruit, I have flowers,
The lark is my morning alarmer.
So jolly boys now,
Here’s God speed the plough,
Long life and success to the Farmer.

“They go out, they go out full of tears,
Bearing seed for the sowing.
They come back, they come back with joyful shouts,
Bringing into the barns their harvested sheaves.” (Psalm 126)







Every day we make decisions. Some are straightfoward and done without much thought. More can be difficult especially when we are pulled in different directions. It is good advice not to rush into any important decision, but there always comes a point when we have to decide. Sometimes our decisions are not always the correct ones, but all we can do is our best and what we think is right at that particular moment. We ask God’s guidance and
direction with difficult and brave decisions.
Pray for: Pray for Frank Partington, Beenbawn , Joe Biggins, Galway and UK , Jozef Loz, Poland and Joan Cremin, Brisbane, Australia. . Suaimhneas síoraí dá n-anamacha.
St. Mary’s Church
Sat 19ú 8.00pm 1. Seán Tom, MM and Delia Fitzgearld, Cloghane, Dubh.
2. Kathleen Farrell, Dykegate Street, Dingle.
Sun 20ú 11.30am Fómhar na Feirme.
Mon 21ú 10.00am An Díseart.
Tue 22ú 10.00am Edward, Ellen, Maureen, Bridie, Eamonn, Jack and Hannie O’Connor, Lower Green St.
Céad 23ú 7.30pm Margaret O’ Sullivan, Flemmingstown.
Thur 24ú 10.00am Intinn Príobháideach.
Friday 25ú 7.30pm Séamas Kennedy, Baile na bPoc. MM
Sat 26ú 8.00pm 1. Hannah and Patrick Leahy and their son Michael, Beenbawn.
2. Hannah Moriarty, Inch.
Sun 27ú 11.30am Mary O’Sullivan, The Quay.
Naomh Caitlín, Fionn Trá
Sath 19ú 6.15i.n. Siobhán, Johnny and Joe Ó Ceilleacháir, Cathair Bó Síne.
Sath 26ú 6.15i.n. Intinn Príobháideach.
Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil
Sun 20ú 10.00am 1. John Moriarty, Lisdorgan.
2. Maura Brosnan (nee Devane), Watford, England and Ardamore.
Sun 27ú 10.00am Pádraig and Mary Begley, Ballinasare.
St. Mary’s Confessions: Sat. 10.30am – 11.00am & after Vigil Masses.
St Mary’s: Tues 10.30am – 10pm; Wed 5.30 – 7.30pm. First Friday: 10.30 – 11.30am.
Naomh Eoin Baiste: Thursday 11 am – 12 noon.
An tSeachtaine seo chugainn: 26ú/27ú Lúnasa
DINGLE: Euch. Ministers’ 3: Vigil Joan Uí Mhoráin, Betty Hand, Marie Moriarty, Bernie Bowler, Gobnait Uí Chonchúir . 11:30am: Kitty O’Flaherty, Clár Uí Loingsigh, Ann Ó Connor, James Devane. Collectors’ Team 3; Church Cleaners’ Team 3. Readers 8.00pm Marian O’Sullivan. 11.30am Margaret Graham. LIOS PÓIL: Ministéirí Eoc.:Anne Prendeville and Bridget Prendeville. Léitheoir:Anne Uí Mhuircheartaigh . FIONN TRÁ: Ministéirí Eoc. Marion Uí Lúing. Léitheoir: Pádraig Firtéir.


Ardteist 2017
Comhghairdeachas lenár scoláirí go léir a fuair torthaí na hArdteiste i rith na seachtaine. Go dtreoraí an Spiorad Naomh a n’aistear sa saol atá rompu.


Pattern Mass 2017
7.30pm Dé Máirt 29ú Lúnasa – Patrún na Minairde.

Offertory Collection
13th Aug Weekly Envelopes: €930; Cash: €1,939. Total: €2,869.
15th Aug: Weekly Envelopes: €512; Cash: €863. Total: €1,375.
Collection for the Sick and Retired Priests amount received to date: €8,074. Diocesan Collection for Pastoral & Retreat Centres: €1600. Míle buíochas.

Baptisms: We welcome Zoe and Mia Murin-Flannery, Dingle who were baptised recently, into the Catholic Church.
Ardfert Retreat Centre: (1) Ballyheigue Pattern Day – Adoration at Ardfert Retreat Centre: Fri. Sept. 8th, 1.00pm – 4.00pm. (2) Gathering for Parish Contact People: Bishop Ray Browne, Mon. Sept. 18Th, 7.00pm-9.30pm. (3) Human and Religious Development as Catholic Christians: Fr. Sean Sheehy, (8 weeks) each Wednesday starting Sept. 20th, 7.00pm – 8.30pm. (4) The Practice of Lectio Divina: Fr. Brendan Clifford, (2 weeks) Thurs. Sept. 20th and Thurs. Oct. 5th, 7.00pm – 9.30pm. Contact 0667134276
Beginning Experience is a support programme for men and women who have suffered the loss of a spouse by death, separation or divorce to work through the grief process, and to discover for themselves that merely ‘existing’ in life can be transformed into ‘living’ a new life, though a different none. The next weekend is in Ennismore Retreat Centre, Cork from Fri. Oct 6th to Sun. Oct 8th. Application forms and info contact 087 9886480 or email beginningexperience@gmail.com.
Kerry Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes led by Bishop Ray Browne 2nd – 7th Sept. ex Kerry Airport.
Some seats available. Contact Janice 064 7758219 email: joskdp@eircom.net”
Mary Immaculate College Alumni Reunion 2017 – 7 October 2017
Did you graduate from MIC in 1957, 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012? Then this is the event for you! MIC is welcoming back its Alumni on Saturday 7 October 2017 from 1.30pm – 5pm. This is the perfect opportunity to meet up with old friends, and reacquaint yourself with the College.
Should you wish to attend, please advise us in advance alumni@mic.ul.ie and put
“Class Reunion” in the subject line. More details www.friends.mic.ie
Al-non meeting every Saturday @ 8.30pm in Ré Nua, Goat Street, Dingle.
Irish Cancer Society would like to thank all who contributed to their recent church gate collection in St. John the Baptist Church, Lispole. €385 was collected.
Kerry Parents and Friends Association Annual Church gate collection will be held next week, August 26th/27th.
Naíonra Lios Póil ag ath- oscailt ar an Luan 28ú Lúnasa.
Liturgy Group Meeting Wednesday Aug. 30th in the sacristy.

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