Fógraí / Newsletter July 16th 2017



The word of God is to the human heart
what a seed is to the earth.
However, just as a seed needs soil,
so the word needs a receptive heart.
The earth responds to the rain and sun
so that even the desert blooms.
But the arid human heart has the power to resist so that it remains barren.
Lord, soften our hearts with your grace,
open them with your gentle love,
so that the precious seed of your word
may take root in our hearts,
and bear fruit in our lives.


Cemetery Masses 2017
8.00pm Dé Máirt 25ú Iúil – Reilig Cinn Áird.
8.00pm Déardaoin 27ú Iúil – Ráithín Thuaidh.
8.00pm Dé hAoine 28ú Iúil – Reilig na hEaglaise
8.00pm Dé Máirt 1ú Lúnasa – Reilig Garraí na dTor.
8.00pm Déardaoin 3ú Lúnasa – Reilig Chaitlíona.
8.00om Dé hAoine 4ú Lúnasa – Milltown.
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.















God’s word comforts, guides inspires and challenges us in turn. It is like precious seed. The sower sowed the seed haphazardly: on the path, on the rocks, among the thorns, and on good ground. He was extremely generous with the seed. He wanted to give every part of the field a chance to produce something. God keeps on sowing his word in our hearts. The seed of God’s word, once dropped into the human heart, never dies. It’s never too late to act on the word of God.


Pray for Seán Fitzgerald, Clochán Dubh, Baile na nGall; Timothy (Tim) Horgan, Ballyhorgan, Lixnaw. Suaimhneas síoraí dá n-anamacha.
St. Mary’s Church
Sat 15ú 8.00pm 1. Msgr. Pádraig Ó Fiannachta, 1ú CB.
2. Ella Devane O’Shea.
3. Abbie and James O’Dowd, Knockavrogeen and deceased members of the O’Dowd and Curran Families.
Sun 16ú 11.30am Pat Hennessy, Knocknahow.
Mon 17ú
An Díseart 10.00am 1. Msgr. Pádraig Ó Fiannachta, 1ú CB.
2. Danny Mac a’ tSíthigh, Baile Eaglaise, MM.
Tue 18ú 10.00am Paróisteánaigh.
Céad 19ú 7.30pm Intinn Príobháideach.
Thur 20ú 10.00am Intinn Príobháideach.
Friday 21ú 7.30pm
Sat 22ú 8.00pm 1. John Browne, Ladies Cross, Milltown, 1ú CB.
2. James and Nora Quinn, Doonshean.
Sun 23ú 11.30am Fómhar na Farraige.
Naomh Caitlín, Fionn Trá
Sath 15ú 6.15i.n. John O’Connor, Com a’ Liaigh.
Sath 22ú 6.15i.n. Intinn Príobháideach.
Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil
Sun 16ú 10.00am Bernie and Carmel Galvin, Aglish and their daughter Kathleen.
Sun 23ú 10.00am 1. Jack and Kitty Curran, Minard East.
2. Paddy O’Sullivan, Tubber, MM.
3. Danny and Mary Griffin and sons Johnny and Jim and deceased members of the Ashe and Griffin Families, Kinard
St. Mary’s Confessions: Sat. 10.30am – 11.00am & after Vigil Masses.
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.

An tSeachtaine seo chugainn: 22ú/23ú Iúil
DINGLE: Euch. Ministers’ 2: Vigil Joan Rohan, Veronica Houlihan, Patricia Flannery and Micheál O’Connor. 11:30am Ann Begley, Máire Uí Chonchúir, Tracey Sheehy and Nora Curran. Collectors’ Team 2; Church Cleaners’ Team 2. Readers: 8.00pm Carmel Fitzgerald. 11.30am Fómhair na Farraige.
LIOS PÓIL: Ministéirí Eoc.: Anne Prendeville and Bridget Prendeville Léitheoir: Muintir Uí Shúilleabháin.
FIONN TRÁ: Ministéirí Eoc.: Eibhlín Uí Lúing. Léitheoir: Eibhlín Uí Lúing.

Offertory Collection
Weekly Envelopes: €1,072; Cash: €1,233. Total: €2,305.
Diocesan Collection for the Sick and Retired Priests amount received to date: €7,782. Míle buíochas.
Special Trócaire Collection will be taken up next weekend, July 22nd / 23rd, after Communion for the emergency assistance with the famine in South Sudan, Kenya and Ethiopia. Trócaire, on behalf of the faithful of Ireland, is reaching out to approximately 150,000 people.
Baptism: We welcome Cian Dónal Devitt, Burlington Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin, who was baptised recently in our Parish, into the Catholic Church.
World Meeting of Families: In preparation for the World Meeting of Families, members of Parish Pastoral Councils will gather for a Diocesan Assembly to explore how parish can support family life. The Diocesan assembly will take place on Sunday October 15th in the Brandon Hotel, Tralee. More details to follow.
Course in Youth Ministry 2017-2018 will take place in St. John’s Pastoral Centre, Tralee on Tuesday nights from 8:00pm – 10:00pm, beginning on Sept 26th. Contact Tomás Kenny on 086 3683778 or tomaskenny@dioceseofkerry.ie
Ardfert Retreat Centre: Growing Old Gracefully: Welcome to a Guided Participative Experience facilitated by John Dunne & Kathy Cunningham, Fri 28th-Sun 30th July. Contact 066-7134276. Enrich your Faith: Foyer of Light, Charity and Love. Preached by Fr. Kilian Byrne, Aug 7th-13th. Contact Helen 0861678027.
Lough Derg 2017: You may begin the Three Day Pilgrimage on any day up to and including Sunday 13th August. Advance booking is not necessary. There are various travel options available countrywide. The Lough Derg team can help you to co-ordinate public transport or link up with Pilgrimage Organisers in your locality.
Telephone Maureen or Lorraine on 071 9851518 Email: info@loughderg.org Citizens Information will be available at The Monastery, John Street, Dingle on Tuesday 18th July from 10 – 2.
Al-non meeting every Saturday @ 8.30pm in Ré Nua, Goat Street, Dingle.
Scéim Fostaíochta Pobail Chorca Dhuibhne: Tá folúntais againn faoi láthair / Corca Dhuibhne Community Employment Scheme has vacancies at present. Breis eolais ó: www.jobsireland.ie / j.uishuilleabhain@udaras.ie nó 066 9153980.
Tá folúntais ar Scéim Sóisialta Tuaithe Chorca Dhuibhne faoi láthair Corca Dhuibhne Rural Social Scheme has vacancies at present. Más Iascaire nó Feirmeoir thú agus má tá spéis agat nó ag do chéile dul ar an Scéim Sóisialta Tuaithe (Rural Social Scheme) ní mhór foirm iarratais a líonadh chun a chinntiú go bhfuil tú incháilaithe. Eolais ó: sstcorcadhuibhne@gmail.com nó 087 2982284.
Kerry/Cork Link Bus Fundraising dance at River Island Hotel Castleisland,
Sunday 16th July @ 2.30pm. Music by Eddie Lee & James Kelliher. Tickets €10.
Golf Classic in aid of St Mary of the Angels, Beaufort & St. John of God Kerry Services (Teams of 4 €200) Any combination – Ladies & Gents Prizes on Friday 11th August in O’Mahony’s Point, Killarney Golf and Fishing Club. All your support would be greatly appreciated. Please contact Helen 087 1338702.

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