Fógraí / Newsletter January 21st 2018

Machnamh / Reflection


God, our Father,
We are brothers and sisters in Jesus your Son,
One family, in the Spirit of your love.
Bless us with the joy of love.
Make us patient and kind,
gentle and generous,
welcoming to those in need.
Help us to live your forgiveness and peace.
Protect all families with your loving care,
Especially those for whom we now pray:

Increase our faith,
Strengthen our hope,
Keep us safe in your love,
Make us always grateful for the gift of life that we share.
This we ask, through Christ our Lord,





























Repentance is something essentially positive. True, to repent is to admit that all is not well with oneself. But it is also to discove something wonderful about oneself, namely, that one has potentialities which one didn’t know one had. It means acquiring a new vision, taking a new direction, setting oneself more worthwhile goals, living by better values. In a word, it means a new life.


Pray for Raymond O’Sullivan, John St.
Suaimhneas Síoraí dá anam.
St. Mary’s Church
Sat 20ú 8.00pm Jed Budhlaeir, The Grove.
Sun 21ú 11.30am Bridie O’Shea, Glens.
Mon 22ú 10.00am An Díseart
Tue 23ú 10.00am Paróisteánaigh.
Céad 24ú 7.30pm John, Kathleen and Denis Curran, Cnoc a’ Bróigín.
Thur 25ú 10.00am
Friday 26ú 7.30pm Michael and Joan O’Connor, The Wood.
Sat 27ú 8.00pm 1. Mary Hanafin, MM and her husband John, Beenbawn.
2. Mary and Herbert O’Sullivan, The Mall.
Sun 28ú 11.30am Jim Nolan, Dingle and Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny and his sister Nelly Rowan, Castlecomer.
Naomh Caitlín, Fionn Trá
Sath 20ú 6.15i.n. John Shea, Springfield, Mass and late of Cathair an Treantaigh and Joseph O’Shea, Cathair an Treantaigh.
Sath 27ú 6.15i.n. Tommy agus Maureen Uí Shé, Cathair an Treantaigh agus Muintir Uí Shé agus Muintir Uí Chiobháin atá imithe ar Slí na Fírínne.
Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil
Sun 21ú 10.00am Caroline O’Sullivan, Cluain na Fhiaidh.
Sun 28ú 10.00am Andrew Saunders, Acres.
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.
Christmas Crib Appeal
This year your Crib donations will go to Br. Kevin Crowley Capuchin Day Centre for Homeless people in Dublin and the African Unit of the Presentation Sisters in Zambia and Zimbabwe who provide primary and secondary education to children. It will go towards building a new school in Kaoma in Zambia. Amount received to date €2,520.
An tSeachtaine seo chugainn: 27ú/28ú Eanáir
DINGLE: DINGLE: DINGLE: Euch. Ministers’ Team 1: Vigil: Theresa Ashe, Blandina O’Connor, Marian O’Sullivan, Máire Uí Shíthigh and Ann O’Connor. 11:30am Sr. de Sales, Patricia Williams, Bridie Fitzgerald and Madge Fitzgerald. Collectors’ Team 1; Church Cleaners’ Team 1.
Readers: 8.00pm. Joe Ó Súilleabháin. 11.30am Margaret Graham.
LIOS PÓIL: Ministéirí Eoc.: Máire Uí Shé agus Treasa Uí Chearbhaill. Léitheoir: Donnacha Ó Súilleabháin.
FIONN TRÁ: Min. Eoc. Máirín Uí Shé. Léitheoir: Máirín Uí Shé.

Kerry Diocesan Pilgrimage to Fatima, led by Fr. Noel Spring, will take place from 11th – 18th of May 2018. 7 Nights in Fatima or option of 5 Nights in Fatima and 2 Nights in Lisbon Coast. Enquiries to Maureen Harty 066-7131328 or Premier Travel 021-4277700 / email norardy@premiertravel.ie
Senior Citizens’ Annual Social takes place in the Dingle Skellig Hotel on Sunday 4th February 2018 at 2pm. Dinner and refreshment served, music by Noreen Ashe. Tickets: €20. Fáilte roimh cách.
Ardfert Retreat Centre: – 066-7134276. (1) Desert Spiritulaity: “Taking Time Out – Slowing the Pace” by Anne Alcock, Saturday, 10th Feb. 10.00am-4.00pm.
(2) The Jesus Prayer by Bishop Brendan Comiskey, Sat. 17th Feb. (Open to All) and Sun. 18th Feb. (This is a Special Day for those in AA/Recovery). (3) Ministry in the Church by Bishop (Emeritus) Bill Murphy, Gathering for All Parish Readers, Eucharistic Ministers & Parish personnel in the Kerry Diocese, Thurs. 22nd Feb. 7.00pm-9.30pm.
Day of Recollection at St. Benedict’s Priory, Cobh, Co.Cork. The theme is “Seeking God in Family/Community Life with the Servant of God, Marie Adele Garnier, through her writings” Saturday 27th January. 9am-3.30pm. Lunch provided. Cost: Donation. Contact: 021 4811354 cobhtyburnconvent@gmail.com
Cluiche Leath-Cheannais Chlub na hÉireann: Gach rath ar pheileadóirí agus lucht leanúna An Ghaeltacht ag taisteal go dtí Páirc Uí Mhórdha, Port Laoise Dé Domhnaigh ar son Cluiche Leath-Cheannais Chlub na hEireann v Maigh (Tír Eoghain), atá at siúl ag 2pm.
31 Card Game in aid of Coiste na nÓg, Lios Póil will take place in O’Sullivan’s, Garrynadur on Sunday, January 28th at 6pm. Tables of 8.
NEWKD office in Listowel is managing the Senior Alert Scheme in North, East and West Kerry. Users no longer have to be living alone to qualify. First year is free. Service can also work with mobile phone. Contact Siobhan or Dympna at 087 3579515/068 23429 to learn more about the scheme in your area.
NEWKD – Free 3 day Step Course – Steps To Excellence & Personal Success will be run on January 30th, 31st and Feb 1st. Venue to be confirmed. For details and more information contact mariedanaher@newkd.ie or Tara O’Dowd taraodowd@newkd.ie or phone 066-7142788.
Ranganna Oíche – Eanáir 2018: Spásanna Fós ar Fáil Sna Cúrsaí seo a Leanas / Spaces available in the Following Courses: Potaireacht/Ceramics;
Fraincís/French; Spáinnis/Spanish; Déanamh Troscáin/Furniture Making; All 8 weeks @ €100 each. Teagmháil: Séamus Firtéar 087 7951743, sf@pcd07.ie
Castlegregory Amateur Dramatic Society staging of ‘Captain Hook Fights Back’ continues at the Community Centre on 21st January 2018 on Sunday matinee at 3.00pm. Captain Hook is a two hour show. Tickets are available from the Visitor Centre Castlegregory. Phone 066-7139422 9:30 to 4:30.
Offertory Collection
Weekly Envelopes: €1,086; Cash: €679. Total: €1,765. Míle buíochas.

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