Fógraí / Newsletter August 31st 2014

Bliain A – 31ú Lúnasa 2014
An Dara Domhnach Fichead Saor.
Priest on Call for the Corca Dhuibhne Pastoral Area is: Fr. John Buckley – 066-9157103.
Sat/Sath 30ú 8.00pm 1. Delia Fitzgerald and her son Billy, Clochán Dubh, CB.
Sun 31ú 11.30am Missa Pro Populo.
Luain 1ú 10.00am An Díseart.
Máirt 2ú 10.00am Mike and Catherine O’Sullivan, Beenbawn, CB
Wed 3ú 7.30pm Nora Hanafin, Baile Beag, CB.
Déard 4ú 10.00am
Fri 5ú 10.00am Hannah Moriarty, Inch, CB.
7.30pm Hugh O’Callaghan, The Mall, CB.
Sat/Sath 6ú 8.00pm 1. Hannah and Johnny Quinn, The Wood, CB.
2. Johanna and James Moriarty, CB.
3. Mary Hand, Chapel Lane, CB.
4. For the intentions of all who attended the funeral of Vincent Houlihan, sympathised or sent Mass cards.
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 31ú 10.00am Kathleen Evans, Tubber, CB and deceased members of the Evans and Manning Families.
Dé Domh 7ú 10.00am Mary Devane Manning, Emilough, CB.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Déardaoin / Thursday 11 am – 12 noon
Satharn 30ú 6.15i.n Intinn Speisialta.
Satharn 7ú 6.15i.n.
Adhradh na Naomh Shacraiminte
Déardaoin / Thursday 11 r.n. – 12i.n.
Offertory Collection
Weekly Envelopes: €832; Cash: €1,360. Total: €2,192. Míle buíochas.
Diocesan collection for Diocesan Needs will be taken up as a second collection after Communion next weekend September 6th/7th.
An Deireadh Seachtaine seo chugainn
6ú/7ú Meán Fómhar 2014
DINGLE: Euch. Ministers’ 4: Vigil: Pauline Sheehy, Christine O’Connor, Elaine O’Connor, Mary Devane, Kathleen Sheehy and Maura Flahive. 11:30am Anne Curran, Elaine Hillard, Helen Ferris and Barbara Prendergast. Collectors’ Team 4; Church Cleaners’ Team 4. Readers: Vigil: Noel O’Neill . 11.30a.m.: Cláir Uí Loingsigh. LIOS PÓIL: Ministéirí Eoc.: Máire Uí Ghealbháin agus Máire Uí Chinnéide. Léitheoir: Marie Uí Ghrifín. FIONN TRÁ: Ministéir Eoc.: Breandáin Ó Ciobháin. Léitheoir: Breandáin Ó Ciobháin.
First Friday: Canon Looney will visit the housebound sick in Ceann Trá and Lios Póil areas while Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist will visit the housebound sick in the Dingle Area. Please contact the Parish Office on 066-9151208 to be included in these Pastoral visits.
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.
Catholic Grandparents’ Association: Dingle branch will meet at 8pm on the first Wednesday of every month in Gairdin Mhuire, Green St. All welcome! The next meeting is on September 3rd.
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.
Seachtain Oidhreachta i mBaile an Fheirtéaraigh
31ú Lúnasa, Dé Domh 10.00 – 5.00 Saorchead isteach go Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne. www.heritageweek.ie (nó 066-9156333 nóinfo@westkerrymuseum.com).
Castleisland Day Care Centre Annual Cycle is on Sunday September 7th @ 10.00 a.m. Registration at Castleisland Day Care Centre from 9 a.m. Please support this cycle aimed at all ages and abilities – 066 7143865.
The Dingle Marathon will take place on Saturday, 6th September with the Ultra Marathon (50 Miles) commencing at 7am from outside Camp going via the Conor Pass to Dingle and then looping around Slea Head. The Full and Half Marathon will commence at 9am from Strand Street, Dingle and loop around Slea Head. Please follow the directions of the Gardaí and Stewards. Road Closures will be in place. Info – email ken@dinglemarathon.ie
3 day Occupational First Aid Course Fetac level 5
10th, 11th and 12th September. Ballyroe Heights Hotel Tralee
Full details www.getready.ie
Ballyheigue Pattern Day 8th September, feast of the birthday of Our Lady. Mass at the Grotto 11am celebrated by Bishop Ray Browne. Parking available.
Diocese of Kerry Earth Week 2014 will be celebrated from the 21st to the 28th of September.
Craobh na hÉireann
Gach rath ar pheileadóirí agus lucht leanúna na Ríochta i bPáirc nGael, Luimnigh Dé Satharn i gcluiche Leath Cheannais na hEireann.
Beir Bua ‘s Beannacht.
Lispole Readers – if anybody is interested in joining the list of readers, please give their names to Marie Uí Ghrifín or into the Sacristy.
Dingle Readers – New Readers’ Rota is available in the Sacristy.
Dingle Parish Pastoral Council meeting Tuesday September 2nd at 8pm in the Presbytery.
Pattern Masses 2014
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.
Lady Day Dingle Mon Sept 8th 7:30pm
You are invited to take part in our annual Pattern celebration when all students, whose work on their Confirmation Patron Saint as published in our Parish Directory, will be presented as a gift from Dingle Parish Pastoral Council to each student.
Following Mass and our Marian Procession all our Parish volunteers are invited to the Temperance Hall for our Annual Social Get-together.
NB: Meeting of Dingle Parish Liturgy Group in the Sacristy on Tuesday Sept 2nd at 7:30pm to co-ordinate.
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.
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 066-9151208. The pilgrims will depart Dingle at midnight on Sun Sept 14th to travel to Lough Derg for the One Day Retreat. The pilgrim group will overnight in the Knock Hostel and participate in Mass at the Shrine on Tuesday 16th Sept. 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.
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.
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 any person, 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.
Machnamh: For the Parish we live in
Let us pray
For the Parish we live in
And for all our fellow parishioners,
That it may become for all of us
A really human community, a place of peace.

Let us pray
For all who live near us,
For our neighbours and acquaintances,
For our friends, and also
For those who are not well disposed toward us,
For all who surround us with affection
And also for those who give us trouble.

Let us pray
For safety in our Parish,
That no one’s life should be endangered
By another’s carelessness
And that our children may not meet with accidents.
Let us also pray
For peace and tranquillity
For all who are harassed,
For a sound and healthy atmosphere
And an open, human climate among people.

Let us pray
For everyone who works here –
For our factory workers,
Our artists and scholars,
Our teachers and social workers
and for all who work in our hospitals
and let us also pray for all our ministers and priests and for all who represent the Church that they may work together
For the happiness of this Parish.
To be cont’d
(Your Word is Near – Huub Oosterhuis)

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