Fógraí / Newsletter January 20th 2019

Machnamh / Reflection

We invite you to pray the official prayer for World Youth Day 2019 for the intentions of all those who will participate in Panama or here at home:

Merciful Father,
You call us to live our lives as a way of salvation.
Help us to recall the past with gratitude,
to embrace the present with courage and
to build the future with hope.
Lord Jesus, our friend and brother,
thank you for looking upon us with love.
Let us listen to your voice
as it resonates in the hearts of each one
with the strength and light of the Holy Spirit.
Grant us the grace of being a Church
that goes forth with vibrant faith
and a youthful face to communicate the joy of the Gospel.
May we help to build up the kind of society we long for,
one where there is fairness and fellowship.
We pray for the Pope and the bishops;
for young people;
for all those who will take part in World Youth Day in Panama
and for those who are preparing to welcome them.
Our Lady of Antigua, Patroness of Panama,
help us to pray and live with generosity like yours:
“I am the servant of the Lord.
May it be done to me according to your word” (Lk 1:38). Amen

Aifreann ar Ráidió na Gaeltachta
Aifreann á chraoladh ar Ráidió na Gaeltachta, Dé Domhnaigh 27ú Eanáir 11.30r.n. ó Séipéal Naomh Mhuire.

Diocese of Kerry and World Meeting of Families Newsletter, copies are available at the back of the Churches.
Ár mBuíochas
We are very grateful to Fr. Anthony O’Sullivan who ministered in our parish. We wish him every success as he takes up his appointment in Rathmore Parish covering for Fr. Pat O’Donnell who has begun his Sabbatical leave. Gach dea-ghuí.
What Jesus did at Cana was not a once-off thing. It pointed to what would happen all through his ministry. The changing of water into wine is a symbol for what he was about. Everywhere he went the old was made new. His presence could change beyond recognition the lives of those with whom he came into contact. And he continues to do this for those who believe in him and follow him. He transforms our lives into something wonderful. He offers us something that we pine for but can’t achieve on our own. He offers us a share in the divine life.
Pray for Eamonn Fitzmaurice, Ballyclogher, Lixnaw.
Suaimhneas síoraí dá anam.
St. Mary’s Church
Sat 19ú 8.00pm 1. Ita McCarthy, Upper Main Street, MM.
Sun 20ú 11.30am Bridie O’Shea, Glens.
Mon 21ú 10.00am An Díseart.
Tue 22ú 10.00am John and Josie Eade, Goat Street.
Céad 23ú 7.30pm Private Intention.
Déar 24ú 10.00am Paróisteánaigh.
Fri 25ú 7.30pm
Sat 26ú 8.00pm 1. Michael and Joan O’Connor, The Wood.
Sun 27ú 11.30am Jed Budhlaeir and deceased member of the Bowler Family.
Naomh Caitlín, Fionn Trá
Sath 19ú 6.15i.n.
Sath 26ú 6.15i.n. John T. Ó Sé, Springfield and his brother Joseph Ó Sé, Cathair an Treantaigh.
Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil
Sun 20ú 10.00am Mikeen Hilliard, Aughacashla.
Sun 27ú 10.00am Johnny Murphy, Aughacarrible, MM.
St. Mary’s Confessions: Sat. 10.30am – 11.00am & after Vigil Masses.
Adoration: St Mary’s: Tues 10.30am – 10pm; Wed 5.30 – 7.30pm. First Friday: 10.30 – 11.30am.
Adoration: Naomh Eoin Baiste: Thursday 11 am – 12 noon.
26ú/27ú Eanáir 2019
DINGLE: Euch. Ministers’ Team 1: Vigil: Theresa Ashe, Blandina O’Connor, Marian O’Sullivan, Máire Uí Shíthigh and Ann O’Connor. 11:30am Patricia Williams, Bridie Fitzgerald and Madge Fitzgerald. Collectors’ Team 1; Church Cleaners’ Team 1. Readers: 8.00pm. Marian O’Sullivan.
11.30am Pat O’Connor agus Gobnait Uí Chonchúir.
LIOS PÓIL: MINISTÉIRÍ EOC.: Marie Uí Ghrifín agus Máire Uí Ghealbháin. LÉITHEOIR: Muintir Uí Mhurchú. FIONN TRÁ: MINISTÉIR EOC. Pádraig Firtéar. LÉITHEOIR: Dónal Ó Ciobháin.
Christmas Crib Appeal
This year your Crib donations will go to the Order of Malta Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem and to Arlington Lodge, Tralee, Kerry’s only temporary supported homeless facility. Your support for these 2 very worthy causes would be greatly appreciated. Received to date: €2,425.
Catholic Schools Week takes place from Sunday January 27th to Sunday February 3rd. This year’s theme is “CELEBRATING THE WORK OF OUR OWN CATHOLIC SCHOOL”. All schools are encouraged to take part.

World Youth Day – January 22nd – 27th 2019
World Youth Day events will be broadcast live from Panama in English and Spanish on Shalom World Television on its website (shalomworld.org/wyd).
You can also follow up dates of events on Twitter, @jmj_pt or on Facebook page, World Youth Day and on Instagram @panama2019. The official hashtag for WYD2019 is #Panama2019. Pope Francis will be attending.
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, January 18th – 25th. The theme for this year is: ‘Justice and only justice you shall pursue’.
“Come and See”, Vocations Afternoon, 9th Feb., 2 – 4.30pm at the Poor Clare Monastery, College Rd., Cork. God reward you, and assuring you of our prayers.
Ardfert Retreat Centre: (1) Christian Spiritual Development Course – The Beatitudes, with Fr. Seán Sheehy – Wednesdays, 7.30- 9.00pm. (2)Be Still and Know, with Fr. Louis Hughes O.P., Sat Feb 9th, 10.00am – 4.00pm. (3) Life in the Spirit: Moss & Janice Carrig, Tuesdays – starts February 19th. 7.30pm to 9.00pm.
Bookings: Call 0667134276
A Weekend of Praise Worship and Healing in the Charleville Park Hotel, Charleville, Co. Cork, Sat and Sun Feb. 2nd and 3rd 2019. Holy Mass and Confessions both days. Speakers include Sr. Josephine Walsh UK, Fr. John Keane Macroom, Fr. Tony Emeka Nigeria, Canon Michael Fitzgerald Mitchelstown, Msgr. Finbarr O Leary Ecuador and more. Admission is free but do book your place on 087 2405568
Men’s Rites of Passage, Kiltegan, July 24th – 28th 2019, 5-day spiritual experience. For more information, see www.makejourney.ie or phone 087-0919959. Cost €495, full board. See posters at the back of the Churches.
31 Card Drives, Tables of 8: (1) O’Sullivan Pub, Garrynadur, January 20th at 6pm, ar mhaithe le Coiste na nÓg Lios Póil. (2) Tigh Uí Mhurchú, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh, Feabhra 3ú, 6pm ar mhaithe le Cumann Caide na Gaeltacht.
(3) The Dingle Pub, February 10th at 6pm, ar mhaithe le Féile na Bealtaine.
The recent 31 Card Drive and Raffle at An Bóthar Pub in aid of St. Mary of the Angels, Beaufort raised €1,300. A huge thank you goes to all who supported it, the organizers, the card players, all who gave spot prizes, money donations, An Bóthar Pub for hosting it and to West Kerry Live. Míle buíochas for all your generosity.
Progressive Pathways Fair 2019: Have you a disability, illness or additional support needs. Would you like information about Employment, Education, Training and Support options available to you? Come along to the free Event – Progressive Pathways Fair, Rose Hotel Tralee, Wednesday January 30th 12 -6pm. Free transport to the event available –booking information on www.locallinkkerry.ie
The Dingle New-Music Choir and Orchestra are welcoming new members for the coming term from January to May this year. The Choir and Orchestra perform original music and pieces arranged from a variety of classical music eras. Theory classes will also commence in January to help beginners. For more information please contact the music director: Gábor on 0862204598.
Al-Anon Meetings in Ré Nua cancelled until further notice.
Offertory Collection
Weekly Envelopes: €1,257; Cash: €724. Total: €1,981. Míle buíochas.

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