Fógraí / Newsletter February 21st 2016


Tel. (066) 91 51 208 / 087-7087600
E-mail: dingle@dioceseofkerry.ie
Website: www.naomhmuire.wordpress.com
Priest on Call: Fr. Seosamh Ó Beaglaoí

Pray for Michael Griffin, Foherough; Michael Madden, Greystones, Co. Wicklow; Mary Ellen O’Shea, Chicago. Suaimhneas síoraí dá n-anamacha.
MASSES/AIFRINN – First Sunday of Lent.
St. Mary’s Church
Sat 20ú 8.00pm 1. Dr. Finbarr O’Shea, Main Street, Dingle.
2. Patrick O’Connor, Cnoc na hAbha and Br. Thomas O’Connor, Dublin and late of Cnoc na hAbha.
Sun 21ú 11.30am Bridie O’Shea, Glens, MM.
Monday 22nd 4.00pm Coláiste Íde.
Dé Máirt 23ú 10.00am Paróisteánaigh.
Wed 24ú 7.30pm Bridie O’Sullivan, Liosdeargáin.
Déard 25ú 10.00am
Friday 26ú 7.30pm John and Eileen Devane, Station Row.
Sat 27ú 8.00pm
Sun 28ú 11.30am
Naomh Caitlín, Fionn Trá
Sath 20ú 6.15i.n. Maureen O’Connor and her son Nicholas, Maum na Gaoithe.
Sath 27ú 6.15i.n. Jerry Flaherty, Tiorabhán agus Com a Liaig.
Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil
Domh 21ú 10.00am Micheál Devane, Ardamore.
Domh 28ú 10.00am Brendie Moriarty, Liosdeargáin and Dublin and his father Batt and brother Tom, Liosdeargáin.
St. Mary’s Confessions: Sat. 10.30am – 11.00am & after Vigil Masses.
Adoration: Dingle Hospital Oratory: Monday 10.30am – 11.30am.
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
Offertory Collection:
Weekly Envelopes: €1,127; Cash: €728. Total: €1,855. Míle buíochas.
An Deireadh Seachtaine –27ú/28ú Feabhra
DINGLE: Euch. Ministers’ Team 1: Vigil: Theresa Ashe, Blandina O’Connor, Maura Evans, Marian O’Sullivan, Máire Nic a’ tSíthigh and Ann O’Connor. 11:30am Sr. de Sales, Patricia Williams, Bridie Fitzgerald and Madge Fitzgerald. Collectors’ Team 1; Church Cleaners’ Team 1. Readers: Vigil: Marian O’Sullivan. 11.30a.m.: Margaret Graham.
LIOS PÓIL: Min Eoc.: Máire Uí Shé agus Treasa Uí Chearbháill.
Léitheoir: Marie Uí Ghrifín agus Rang 6 – Cóineartú. FIONN TRÁ: Min. Eoc.: Breandán Ó Ciobháin. Léitheoir: Rang 6 agus Breandán Ó Ciobháin.
Trócaire and Dues Envelopes 2016
The Spring and Easter Dues Envelopes and Trócaire Boxes will be distributed to each house in the Parish over the next week. Buíochas to the Contact People who distribute them on behalf of the Parish. Spare envelopes and Trócaire Boxes will be available at the back of the three Parish Churches. NB: If paying by cheque please make it payable to Teach na Sagart for the Dues and Dingle Parish for Trócaire.
Dingle Parish Pastoral Council Meeting next Thursday, February 25th, in The Presbytery at 8pm.
Baptisms: We welcome into the Catholic Church Tom Joseph Moriarty, Ballycaneen, Glens; Ciara Eileen O’Dowd, Garfinney.
Course in Pastoral Ministry – Corca Dhuibhne Pastoral Area 2016 – 2017. Anybody interested in doing this course are asked to contact the Presbytery. The course will be held 5 Saturdays next Autumn and 5 Saturdays next Spring. It is open to all but especially members of the Pastoral Council, Liturgy Group, finance Committee and other Church groups.
Kerry Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land led by Bishop Ray Browne 30th October 2016, 8 nights. Direct from Shannon, coach transfers from Kerry. Cost €1,575 sharing. Enquiries: Janice O’Sullivan 064-7758219 email joskdp@eircom.net
Kerry Diocesan Pilgrimage to Fatima: Depart from Cork Airport May 11th -18th 2016. 7 nights in Fatima or Fatima 4 nights/3 nights Lisbon coast. Enquiries to Maureen Harty 066-7131328 or Premier Travel 021-4277700.
General Election: A statement from Bishop Raymond on next Friday’s General Election is available on the Diocesan website www.dioceseofkerry.ie
Irish Catholic & Reality Magazine are on sale at the back of St. Mary’s Church.
The first ever Munster Rally for Life will take place on Saturday February 27th, assembling on The Grand Parade, Cork at 2pm. Join us to protect mothers & save babies from abortion. See www.munsterrallyforlife.com. Tel: 085 8555095.
Fr. Seamus O’Connell and Luke’s Gospel: On Friday Feb 26th, he will explore Jesus as Mediator of Mercy in the Gospel of Luke in St. Brendan’s Pastoral Centre, Upper Rock St. Tralee. Starting at 7.30pm and finishing by 9.30pm, the cost is €5 per night, and places may be booked at 064 6632644.
Enable Ireland Kerry Services need volunteers to help with their annual Church Gate collection which takes place on 27th & 28th February. Please contact Sean at 066 712 8220. In Kerry Enable Ireland support children and adults with disabilities.”
Knock Shrine a weekend event on March 12th and 13th to celebrate the Jubilee Year of Mercy. Further information from Frances at Knock Shrine, (094) 9388100.
NEWKD Smart Farming Smartphone Course will be held in Tralee Community Development Project, Rock St., Tralee on 23rd February. 7.30pm– 9.30pm. Cost €20.00. Contact: 066 7120877 to book.
31 Card Drive: In O’Sullivan’s, Garrynadur for Lios Póil After School on Sunday February 28th at 6pm. Fáilte roimh cách.
Féile na Bealtaine: Buíochas to all who supported the recent 31 Card Game. Siad na buaiteoirí ná: Tomás Ó Cinnéide & John Ó Conchúir; Mickey & Hannah Ferriter.
Lecture – ‘Some Treasures of the Kerry Church’, 7.30pm
A lecture entitled ‘Some Treasures of the Kerry Church’ by Prof. Salvador Ryan, Theologian and Author, St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, will take place in Killarney Library on Tuesday 23rd February. Please note that this lecture was originally scheduled for Tralee Library but is now taking place in Killarney Library.
Bingo Mór i bPobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne Dé Domhnaigh 28ú Feabhra 2016 ag 7.30 i.n. Fáilte roimh cách.
Dingle Business Chamber invite you to a Public Meeting in Benner’s Hotel on Tuesday next, February 23rd at 8pm to discuss the possibility of forming a Neighbourhood Watch/Business Watch scheme in Dingle town and it’s environs.

Just a Thought / Smaoineamh
Stations – Invitation
Down through the years many homes have hosted the Station Mass in our parish. Station masses provide an opportunity to welcome Christ into our homes and celebrate our faith with our family neighbours and friends. It is also an occasion for people to meet and have a chat. I invite you to consider hosting a station mass for your area this season. You are welcome to contact the Presbytery at (066) 9151208 to arrange a date.

Dingle Parish Retreat
The Annual Dingle Parish Retreat will be held in Ardfert on February 21st from 2pm – 6pm. Bus leaving Moran’s at 12.30pm. All in price is €40. Please give names as soon as possible to Nora Curran – 066-9151924; Margaret Sheehy – 066-9151819 / 086-2453060 or Kathleen Sheehy – 066-9151201 / 087-6643152.
Liturgy Group Meeting Wednesday, February 24th, in The Sacristy at 8pm.

Machnamh / Reflection

Lent is a time to learn to travel light,
To clear the clutter
From our crowded lives and
Find a space, a desert.

Deserts are bleak; no creature
Comforts, only a vast expanse of
Stillness, sharpening awareness of
Ourselves and God.

Suggestions for Lent 2016
• Visit someone who may be living alone
• Come to Mass every weekend
• Become a volunteer in the Parish
• Fast and Pray
• Support Trócaire’s Lenten campaign
• Join us for the Stations of the Cross every Friday evening at 7:05pm
• Celebrate the Sacrament of Confession
• Pray and reflect at the Adoration on Tuesdays

Stations of the Cross
Every Friday of Lent at 7.05pm, followed by Mass at 7.30pm.



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