Fógraí / Newsletter July 10th 2016

Beatitudes of Life
Blessed are the faithful:
They are like safe anchors in a world of broken moorings.
Blessed are the just:
They are to society what leaven is to bread.
Blessed are the generous:
They keep alive our faith in the essential goodness of people.
Blessed are the caring:
They shine like beacons in a world darkened by indifference.
Blessed are the genuine:
They glow like gems in a world of falseness.
Blessed are those who are not afraid of sacrifice:
On the day of the harvest they will sing for joy.
And blessed are those who refuse to look back:
They will be found worthy of the Kingdom of Heaven.

Fómhar na Farraige / Fómhar na Feirme
11.30am Sunday July 17th – Fómhar na Farraige. (If anybody would like to participate in this Mass, we would appreciate if you would contact the Presbytery on 066-9151208 by Tuesday next.)
11.30am Sunday August 14th – Fómhar na Feirme. (If, anybody who would like to participate in this Mass, please contact the Presbytery as soon as possible.)

Dingle Parish Liturgy Group Meeting in The Presbytery, Tuesday July 12th at 8pm.

Mass in Carraig an Aifrinn, Emilough, Lios Póil next Friday, July 15th at 7.30pm. NB: No 7.30pm Mass in St. Mary’s Church.

The highest state we can attain is when goodness becomes an easy flow of grace, uncalculating and natural. When it falls from us without our notice, as a leaf from a tree. We are dealing with an act of spontaneous goodness. So too in the case of the Samaritan. It’s obvious that for the Samaritan goodness had become habitual, spontaneous, second nature. The nice thing about people like that is that they don’t think they have done anything special. For some, generosity consists in a few sporadic acts; for others, it is a way of life.

MASSES/AIFRINN – Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
St. Mary’s Church
Sat 9ú 8.00pm 1. Paddy McNamara, Marian Park.
2. Margaret O’Farrell, Stand Street.
Sun 10ú 11.30am Michael Fitzgerald, Green Street, MM.
Dé Luain 11ú 10.00am An Díseart.
Dé Máirt 12ú 10.00am Paróisteánaigh.
Wed 13ú 7.30pm Private Intention.
Déard 14ú 10.00am Intinn Príobháideach.
Friday 15ú 7.30pm NO 7.30pm MASS – Mass in Carrig an Aifreann.
Sat 16ú 8.00pm 1. Eileen and James O’Connor, Station Row.
2. Pat Hennessy, Knocknahow.
3. Mossie and Anne Walsh, Gurrane.
Sun 17ú 11.30am Ella Devane O’Shea. (Fómhair na Farraige)
Naomh Caitlín, Fionn Trá
Sath 9ú 6.15i.n. Michael and Eileen Long and their daughter Nuala O’Reilly, Co. Cavan.
Sath 16ú 6.15i.n. John O’Connor, Com a’ Liaig.
Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil
Domh 10ú 10.00am Mary and Pádraig Begley, Ballinasare.
Domh 17ú 10.00am Mary Manning, Emilough.
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.
Kerry Diocesan Pilgrimages
Lourdes led by Bishop Ray Browne September 2nd – 7th from Kerry Airport. Contact Janice on 064-7758219 / joskdp@eircom.net
Holy Land led by Bishop Ray Browne 30th October 2016, 8 nights. Direct flight from Shannon Airport, with coach transfers from Kerry. Cost €1,575 per person sharing. Enquiries: Janice O’Sullivan 064-7758219 or email joskdp@eircom.net
An tSeachtain seo chugainn: 16ú/17ú Iúil
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: 8.00pm Paddy Browne. 11.30am Fómhair na Farraige.
LIOS PÓIL: Ministéirí Eoc.: Mary Devane agus Máiréad Uí Ghairbhí.
Léitheoir: Cathy Ní Ghrifín.
FIONN TRÁ: Ministéirí Eoc: Eibhlín Uí Lúing. Léitheoir: Dónal Ó Ciobháin.
Offertory Collection:
Weekly Env: €951; Cash: €1,317. Total: €2,268. Diocesan Collection for the Sick and Retired Priests received to date: €3,495. Míle buíochas.
Corca Dhuibhne Pastoral Area Mass
Mass for the Corca Dhuibhne Pastoral Area will take place in the grounds of Coláiste Íde, Baile Ghóilín on Friday 22nd July. Beginning with a pilgrim walk from the Lodge to the grounds of Coláiste Íde at 7.00pm, followed by Mass celebrated by an t-Easpag Réamonn de Brún.
Parish Visitations: Fr. Joe will continue his Parish Visitations in Clochán agus Baile Móir in the coming weeks.
Baptisms: We welcome into the Catholic Church Isabelle Grace Brosnan, Ballyhea and Anthony Millar Hughes, Ard na Gréine who was baptised in our Parish recently.
Wedding: Congratulations to Cliodhna Ní Fhoghlú, Inch agus Paul Stassen, Leeson Park, Dublin; Eoin O’Donovan, Ballyard, Trá Lí and Aoife Sexton, Adare, Co. Limerick; who were married in our Parish recently.
Creative summer workshops for teenagers in Dingle, July 18th – 22nd: Upcycling; July 25th – 29th: Write/illustrate children’s book. Registration required, please ring 0879111793 for more info.
Catholic Grandparents Association celebrates its 10th anniversary at The Shrine of our Lady of Knock on Sunday the 11th of September 2016, together with our Patron Archbishop Michael Neary. All are welcome.
Dingle Historical Society lecture on ‘The Digital Mapping of Ireland’s Eighteenth-Century Barracks: The Munster Story’ by Dr Ivar McGrath, UCD in Dingle Benner’s Hotel on Thursday, 14th July, 8.00pm. Fáilte roimh cách.
History Outing to ‘Annagh, Derrymore, Derryquay’ led by Liam Sayers, Sunday 17th July. Meet at Annagh Graveyard Carpark at 2.30pm. All are welcome.
Kerry Hospice Foundation annual Church Gate Collection will be held next weekend, July 16th/17th of July. Many thanks for your ongoing support.
3 day Pilgrimage to Knock and Lough Derg, August 22nd – 24th. All in Package includes visit to Knock, day retreat on Lough Derg, coach for 3 days, breakfasts, evening meals and accommodation in Bundoran. Contact Ken O Day 087-2048677. Agriculture Show: Gach rath ar Taispeántas 2016 sa Mart. Fáilte Uí Cheallaigh roimh chách and especially to all our visitors who can enjoy another wonderful display of “the fruits of the earth and the work of human hands.”
Cemetery Masses 2016
8.00pm Dé Máirt 19ú Iúil – Reilig Cinn Áird.
8.00pm Déardaoin 21ú Iúil – Reilig Killdrum.
8.00pm Dé Máirt 26ú Iúil – Reilig na hEaglaise
8.00pm Dé hAoine 29ú Iúil – Reilig Milltown.
8.00pm Dé Máirt 2ú Lúnasa – Reilig Garfinney.
8.00pm Déardaoin 4ú Lúnasa – Reilig Ráithín Thuaidh.
8.00pm Dé Máirt 9ú Lúnasa – Reilig Chaitlíona.
8.00om Déardaoin 11ú Lúnasa – Reilig Nua, Lios Póil.
Volunteers are invited to help organise the upcoming cemetery Masses – arranging Readings/Prayer of the Faithful/Singing/Music. Two or three volunteers for each cemetery would be appreciated. If you can help, please contact the Presbytery as soon as possible.

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