Fógraí / Newsletter July 22nd 2018

Lord, look upon us and take pity on us,
For at times we too are like sheep.
Save us from a blind following of the herd.
Help us to listen to your voice,
to trust you and to follow you,
even if it means leaving the crowd
and walking a lonely path.
Lead us from fear to trust,
from error to truth,
From hate to love, from war to peace,
From despair to hope,
and from death to life. Amen.

Corca Dhuibhne Bus to Knock for Papal Visit
We would ask all those who have booked seats, but have not yet paid for them, to forward their payment to the parish office by Friday next, July 27th.
The bus will be leaving at approximately 12am as the Pope will be in Knock at 9.45am for over an hour. For more information, please contact the parish office on 066-9151208.

Festival of Families
Each parish will receive 10 tickets for the Festival of Families in Croke Park on Saturday evening 25th August. Should you and your family like to participate, please leave your name and contact details with the parish secretary asap. This is a free event. Ticket holders are responsible for their own transport arrangements. Photo ID will need to match the name on the ticket.


Jesus was no detached healer. He showed care and compassion for those who suffered. And he wasn’t afraid to let the sufferers know that he cared about them. There is a fine example of this in today’s Gospel. On stepping ashore, he was met by a large crowd. But he didn’t see them as a crowd with problems and worries. He had compassion on them, precisely because they were wounded and in need.
Pray for Tom Griffin, Doonties; Josie Gillespie, (Nee McKenna), Auckland, New Zealand and late of Lisdorgan; Beattie Uí Chéilleachair, Ballinana.
Suaimhneas síoraí dá n-anamacha.
St. Mary’s Church
Sat 21ú 8.00pm 1. Jack Farrell, Ardamore, MM.
2. John Browne, Ladies Cross, Milltown.
3. Nellie O’Sullivan, Chapel Lane.
Sun 22ú 11.30am Séamus Kennedy, Ballygaw, 1ú CB – Fómhar na Farraige Mass.
Mon 23ú 10.00am An Díseart.
Tue 24ú 10.00am
Céad 25ú 7.30pm Nora and Paddy Hanafin, Baile Beag.
Déard 26ú 10.00am Paróisteánaigh.
Friday 27ú 7.30pm No 7.30pm Mass. (Reilig Garrynadur 8.00pm).
Sat 28ú 8.00pm John Herbert, Ballinaboula, MM.
Sun 29ú 11.30am For the Intentions of Fr. Gerard Byrne, Corby.
Halla Cheann Trá
Sath 21ú 6.15i.n.
Sath 28ú 6.15i.n. Michael Field, Swords and Baile an tSléibhe.
Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil
Sun 22ú 10.00am Kitty and Jack Curran, Minard East.
Sun 29ú 10.00am Joan Griffin, her husband Michael, her sister Breda Brosnan and deceased members of the Brosnan Family. Foherough.
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.
An tSeachtaine seo chugainn: 28ú/29ú Iúil
DINGLE Euch. Ministers’ 3: Vigil: Joan Uí Mhoráin, Betty Hand, Marie Moriarty, Bernie Bowler and Gobnait Uí Chonchúir. 11:30am Kitty O’Flaherty, Clár Uí Loingsigh Ann O’Connor and James Devane. Collectors’ Team 3; Church Cleaners’ Team 3.
READERS: Vigil: Maurice O’Connor. 11.30am. Liz Higgins. LIOS PÓIL: MINISTÉIRÍ EOC.: Rose O’Sullivan and Donnacha O’Sullivan. LÉITHEOIR: Muintir Uí Ghrifín. FIONN TRÁ: MINISTÉIR EOC. Máirín Uí Shé. LÉITHEOIR: Pádraig Firtéar.
Séipéal Naomh Caitlín
If anybody has an outside photograph of Séipéal Naomh Caitlín taken prior to 1980, could you please give it to Fr. Joe in The Presbytery. It will be returned.
Offertory Collection
Weekly Envelopes: €1,022; Cash: €1,314. Total: €2,336. Diocesan Collection for the Sick and Retired Priests, received to date: €2,949. Please return your envelopes as soon as possible. Míle buíochas.
Praying for Families – Families facing poverty
As we prepare to welcome Pope Francis to Ireland in August, we continue our prayer for families. This week our focus is on Praying for families in the pain of death and loss. To get the prayer leaflet, click onto www.dioceseofkerry.ie
Corca Dhuibhne Pilgrimage to Medjugorje 12th – 19th September, 2018. Costas €709. Breis eolais Hannah Mae de Brún 087-8560040.
Ardfert Retreat Centre: (1) Foyer de Charite: Fr. Kilian Byrne, 6 Day Silent Retreat. Mon. 13th to Sun. 19th Aug. Information/booking contact: Helen – 0861678027 hellywilliams@gmail.com
Lough Derg 2018: The Three Day Pilgrimage is currently open. You may begin on any day until Monday 13th August. Advance booking is not necessaryphone Lorraine on 071 9861518 (from NI +353) email: info@loughderg.org
Catholic Summer Youth Festival for 16-35 year olds will take place August 16th – 19th at the Cistercian College, Roscrea. Contact 01-6759690 or email office@youth2000.ie for further information or to book.
Kerry Hospice Foundation Church Gate Collection will be held at all masses in West Kerry this weekend, July 21st/22nd. Thank you for your ongoing support.
Online Theology Course: Study theology by distance learning, attend Saturday lectures in Tallaght or from your own home – why not join us this autumn. Course run by The Priory Institute, enquires to 01-4048124 or equiries@prioryinstitute.ie
Macra Club: If you would like to be involved in the setting up of a Macra Club, contact John Martin Carroll County Development Officer on 087 1233251.
Coach to Knock Shrine for the Visit of Briege McKenna Monday 6th August from Tralee Bus Station at 7:30am. Contact: O’Shea’s on 066-7180123.
Days of Recollection with the Servant of God, Mother Marie Adele Garnier (1838-1924), Foundress of the Adorers of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of Montmartre, OSB. Sat. 28th July – Mercy; Sat. 25th August – Faithfulness; Sat 29th September –Spiritual Combat; St. Benedict’s Priory, The Mount, Cobh, Co.Cork. Begins at 9am with Holy Mass and Adoration. 1st talk at 11.00am. Day ends with tea at 3.30. Lunch provided. Donations welcome to cover costs
To book contact: 021-4811 354 / cobhtyburnconvent@gmail.com

Cemetery Masses
Reilig Killdrum 8.00pm ………………….……………….. Dé Máirt 24ú Iúil.

Reilig Garfiney 8.00pm .…………………………………… Déardaoin 26ú Iúil.

Reilig Garraí na dTor 8.00pm ………….……………….. Dé hAoine 27ú Iúil.

Reilig Caitlín 8.00pm ……………………….……………… Déardaoin 2ú Lúnasa.

Reilig Milltown 8.00pm …………………………………… Dé hAoine 3ú Lúnasa.

NB: We invite volunteers to participate in the Cemetery Masses by reading, prayer of the faithful and providing music/singing. Please contact the Presbytery if you are available 066-9151208.

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