Fógraí / Newsletter August 24th 2014

Bliain A – 24ú Lúnasa 2014
An t-Aonú Domhnach Fichead Saor.
Pray for Joe O’Shea, Cois Chnoic; Zita McCabe, (nee Scanlon), Baile na nGall; Helen O’Sullivan, (nee Lynch), Springfield, Massachussetts and late of Milltown; Mary Hussey, Ballyheigue; Josephine Godley, Ballymacelligott; Iar-Taoiseach Albert Reynolds; Bridge Grummell, (nee O’Neill), Cathair Scoilbín. Solas síoraí da n-anamacha.
Priest on Call for the Corca Dhuibhne Pastoral Area is: Fr. Michael Hussey – 066-7139145.
Sat/Sath 23ú 8.00pm 1. John Farrell, Peamount Health Care, Newcastle, Dublin and Garrynadur, MM.
2. Peter and Breda Hand, Kinard, CB.
3. Anne Walsh, Gurrane, CB.
4. Paudie and Annie Curran, CB and Clarissa Hussey.
Sun 24ú 11.30am Missa Pro Populo.
Luain 25ú 10.00am An Díseart.
Máirt 26ú 10.00am Mike and Catherine O’Sullivan, Beenbawn, CB
Wed 27ú 7.30pm Patrick and Hannah Leahy and son Michael, Beenbawn, CB.
Déard 28ú 10.00am
Fri 29ú 10.00am
7.30pm NO 7:30pm MASS – Patrún na Minairde.
Sat/Sath 30ú 8.00pm 1. Delia Fitzgerald and her son Billy, Clochán Dubh, CB.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Dingle Hospital Oratory: Monday 10.30am – 11.30am.
St Mary’s: Tuesday & Wednesday 10.30am – 10pm.
Every First Friday 10.30 – 11.30am. “Come and See” says the Lord.
Confessions: Sat. 10.30am – 11.00am & after Vigil Masses.
Dé Domh 24ú 10.00am John Moriarty, Lisdorgan, 1ú CB.
Dé Domh 31ú 10.00am Kathleen Evans, Tubber, CB and deceased members of the Evans and Manning Families.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Déardaoin / Thursday 11 am – 12 noon
Satharn 23ú 6.15i.n Denis Devane, Tralee and Baile Treasna, CB
Satharn 30ú 6.15i.n.
Adhradh na Naomh Shacraiminte
Déardaoin / Thursday 11 r.n. – 12i.n.
Offertory Collection
15th Aug: Weekly Envelopes: €494; Cash: €655. Total: €1,149.
17th Aug: Weekly Envelopes: €1,038; Cash: €1,708. Total: €2,746. Míle buíochas.
Diocesan Collection for the Sick & Retired Priests €3,030 received to date.
Diocesan Collection for Pastoral and Retreat Centres €1,278.
NB: All fógraí to be considered for inclusion in the newsletter should be submitted in writing to Teach na Sagart by 5pm Thursday, dated, signed & including phone number of designated contact person. Fógraí can also be submitted via e-mail – tighnasagart@gmail.com
Posters should not be displayed in the church porches without first contacting Teach na Sagart.
An Deireadh Seachtaine seo chugainn
30ú/31ú Lúnasa 2014
DINGLE: Euch. Ministers’ 3: Vigil: Joan Uí Mhoráin, Betty Hand, Marie Moriarty, Bernie Bowler, Gobnait Uí Chonchúir and Mary Diony O’Connor. 11:30am Kitty O’Flaherty and Clár Uí Loingsigh. Collectors’ Team 3; Church Cleaners’ Team 3.
Readers: Vigil: Marian O’Sullivan. 11.30a.m.: Margaret Sheehy. LIOS PÓIL: Ministéirí Eoc.: Mary Devane and Máiréad Uí Ghairbhí. Léitheoir: Cathy Ní Ghrifín. FIONN TRÁ: Ministéir Eoc.: Marion Uí Lúing. Léitheoir: Liam Ó Rocháin.
Kerry Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2nd – 7th September ex Kerry Airport led by Bishop Ray Browne.
There are a small number of seats available on the Pilgrimage for Hotel Pilgrims due to cancellations.
Contact Janice 064 7758219 email: joskdp@eircom.net”
Catholic Grandparents’ Association Pilgrimage to Knock takes place Sunday 14th September 2014. Bookings for the Diocese of Kerry Pilgrimage can be made from the 1st Sept. at John Paul II Pastoral Centre, Rock Road, Killarney, Phone: 064 6632644.
Al-anon Meeting, Fridays @ 8:30p.m. in ‘Ré Nua’, John Street, Dingle. Al-anon is a support group for those affected by another person’s drinking.
Caint Chiarraí – Mons. Padraig Ó Fiannachta joins local journalist Marian O’Flaherty on Radio Kerry this Sunday Aug 24th 8-9pm to discuss his life from attending primary school in Baile an Ghoilín to becoming a Professor at Maynooth and Canon of Dingle Parish and his work in An Díseart as well as meeting John Paul II and his imminent audience with Pope Francis.
Dingle Historical Society – Barbecue and Talk
at Danno’s Bar and Restaurant, Strand St Mon Aug 5th 7pm. Talk by Joe O’Toole on ‘The TD, The Terrorist, The Hangman and the Blueshirt – told in Four Acts:
Act 1. Kerry in the 1930’s. A street in Tralee. County Final O’Rahillys v Dingle. Act 2. Dublin 1940’s – Dail Chamber and a house in Rathfarnham. Act 3. Collins Barracks Military Tribunal. Act 4. Mountjoy Condemned Cell.
Ticket price (barbecue and talk) €10. Numbers limited,
Tickets available from O’Keefe’s Pharmacy, 066 9151310.
Dingle Historical Society lecture by Dr. Pádraig Ó Héalaí ‘Children’s Funerary Rites in Ireland – Yesterday and Today’ in the Dingle Library, Green St. on Thursday, 28th August, 7.30pm. All welcome – Fáilte roimh chách.
Gráig na hÓige: Afterschool facility available for new school term. Special discount rates available – gach eolas ó 085-2094445 (7 to 9pm).
Seachtain Oidhreachta i mBaile an Fheirtéaraigh
24ú Lúnasa, 10.00 – 5.00 Free entry to Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne, 2.00 – 5.00 Léargas ar Potadóireacht Réamhstairiúil, le Billy Mag Fhloinn, Seandálaí, oirúnach do leanaí. 27ú Lúnasa, Dé Cead 2.00 – 5.00 Heritage Walk, teacht le chéile ag Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne. 31ú Lúnasa, Dé Domh 10.00 – 5.00 Saorchead isteach go Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne. www.heritageweek.ie (nó 066-9156333 nóinfo@westkerrymuseum.com).
Craobh na hÉireann
Gach rath ar pheileadóirí Sóisir i gcluiche ceannais i bPortlaoise Dé Satharn agus ar pheileadóirí Mionúir agus Sinsir agus lucht leanúna na Ríochta i bPáirc an Chrócaigh Dé Domhnaigh i gcluichí leath cheannais. Go n-éirí go geal le peileadóirí mná Chiarraí ar an Satharn comh maith.
Beir Bua ‘s Beannacht.
Parish Jubilee Pilgrimage
Lough Derg and Knock
September 14th – 16th 2014
Dingle Parish Pastoral Council is organising a two-day pilgrim journey to both Lough Derg and Knock as part of our 150th Jubilee of St. Mary’s led by Fr. Jim Sheehy and Fr. Tomás Ó Luanaigh S.P. You are invited to book by contacting the Presbytery Office on 066-91851208. The pilgrims will depart Dingle at midnight on Sunday September 14th to travel to Lough Derg for the One Day Retreat there.
The pilgrim group will overnight in the Knock Hostel and participate in Mass at the Shrine on Tuesday 16th September. En route home the party hope to visit Ballintubber Abbey. As final costs depend on the numbers travelling, we welcome your enquires as soon as possible. Further details later.
Tá Dia láidir agus tá máthair maith aige.
Treoraí agus Laochra Chreidimh
Dingle Parish Directory and Patrons
To highlight the 150th Jubilee of St. Mary’s Church, Dingle Parish Pastoral Council has published a colourful Directory including all Faith-based groups and pastoral services as well as the lives and witness of 107 heroes and heroines of the Faith.
All seven churches and oratories are well described together with interesting facts relating to ten cemeteries across the Parish landscape. The contact details of 15 Parish committees and 8 local schools are comprehensively outlined. The generous everyday Parish service of more than 500 volunteer parishioners is hailed in Treoraí 7 Laochra an Chreidimh / Dingle Parish Directory and Patrons in celebration of St. Mary’s 150 Fé Bhlath.
The Directory is available for sale in the Parish Churches and from the Parish Office as well as in the following outlets in the Parish for €5. It makes for a beautiful gift.
Siopa Uí Shé, Árd a’ Bhóthair, Fionn Trá.
An Díseart, Sráid an Dóirín.
Oifig an Phoist, Siopa Uí Lúing, Ceann Trá.
Ionad Oideachas, Green Street, Dingle.
Nora Murphy’s Shop, Green Street, Dingle.
Walter Sheehy’s Gift Shop, Strand Street, Dingle.
Siopa Uí Chatháin, Lios Póil.
Kate’s Cross Shop, Garrynadur, Li0s Póil.
The Parish Finance Committee are most grateful to Parishioners who have returned the Tax back form. We would be most grateful if those who have not yet sent it back could do so as soon as possible.
Completing the form will cost you nothing, but will greatly benefit our parish.
Tax claims for 2013 will be sent to all donors who have paid €250 or over as soon as they are completed. Please note all donors (both PAYE and SELF ASSESSED) are eligible following changes introduced in budget 2013, with the tax relief being repaid to the Parish is ALL CASES. Also, the refund will now be given, for all donors at the rate of 31% irrespective of whether you pay 20% or 41%.
Go méadaí Dia bhúr stór.
Bunscoil an Chlochair
NB: Please note that Bunscoil an Chlochair will be re-opening on Monday September 1st and not August 28th as originally advertised. Beidh Bunscoil an Chlochair ag ath-oscailt Dé Luain 1ú Meán Fómhair.
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (The RCIA)
After the summer break we are hoping, early in October, to resume the RCIA meetings. The meetings will be held in the Díseart 7.00pm to 8.30pm on Monday evenings and will be open to anybody, not brought up in the Catholic faith but interested in learning more about it and about what it means to become a full member of the Catholic Church.
The meetings will be relaxed and informal and will consist of a brief presentation on the subject or topic of the evening given by a member of the RCIA team, which will be followed by time for discussion and sharing; then there will be a short period of quiet reflection and sharing on a passage of Sacred Scripture and will finish with a brief prayer service. At the end there will be time for light refreshments and a chat.
If you are interested, or if you know somebody who may be interested in joining the group please get in touch with the Parish Priest in your local parish or area who will be very happy to answer any queries you may have and will put you in touch with a member of the RCIA team. (Fr. Jim Sheehy of the Chorca Dhuibhne RCIA team).
New Irish Catechism for Adults
Beginning on Monday Sept 1st for ten sessions, 7.30pm to 9.00pm (Adult Religious Education) a study of the new Irish Catechism for Adults will take place in the Clubrooms, Castlegregory. All welcome and the sessions are free of charge. Those attending must obtain a copy of the Catechism. If you wish to order a copy, please contact the parish office Castlegregory 7139145. There will be a cup of tea afterwards. For further details contact, Bernie 066 7139145 or 087 9759737.
Pope Francis – Top 10 secrets to happiness
1. “Live and let live” – “Move forward and let others do the same”.
2. “Be giving of yourself to others” – People need to be open and generous toward others.
3. “Proceed calmly” in life.
4. “A healthy sense of leisure.”
5. Sundays should be holidays – “Sunday is for family”.
6. Find innovative ways to create dignified jobs for young people. 7. Respect and take care of nature.
8. Stop being negative – “Letting go of negative things quickly is healthy.”
9. Don’t proselytise; respect others’ beliefs.
10. Work for peace.
Pattern Masses 2014
7.30p.m. Dé hAoine 29ú Lúnasa – Patrún na Mináirde.
7.30p.m. Dé Luain 8th September – Lady Day Dingle.
Mass, Marian Procession and Annual Parish Function.
4.00p.m. Dé Luain 29ú Meán Fómhair Tobar Mhichíl.
11.00a.m. Dé Máirt 25ú Samhain – Lá Chaitlíona.
Please notify former Parishioners now resident outside our Parish who may wish to participate.
Ag Tobar Naoimh
Go mbeannaí Dia duit, a Eoin Baiste Naofa,
Go mbeannaí Muire duit, agus beannaím féin duit.
Is chugat a tháinig mé ag gearrán mo phéin’ duit,
Is ag iarraidh carthanachta as ucht Dé ort.
May God bless you, St. John the Baptist,
May Mary bless you, and I bless you myself.
To you I have come to complain of my trouble
And to ask your charity for the love of God.
Fómhar na Feirme 2014
Míle buíochas to all who decorated the Church, organised and took part in our Fómhar na Feirme liturgy last weekend.

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