Fógraí / Newsletter June 9th 2013

Bliain an Chreidimh
An Deichiú Domhnach Saor – 9ú Meitheamh 2013
Pray for Tom Fitzgerald, Dingle Heights; Nell O’Shea, Comeen; Michael Jim O’Donoghue, Muckross, Killarney.
Solas síoraí dá n- anamacha.
Priest on Call for the Corca Dhuibhne Pastoral Area is: Fr. John Buckley – 066-9157103.
Sat/Sath 8ú 8.00pm Michéal Kennedy, Baile na bPuc, CB.
Sun 9ú 11.30am Funeral Mass for Tom Fitzgerald, R.I.P.
Máirt 11ú 10.00am Intinn Pearsanta am scrúdú.
Wed 12ú 7.30pm Private Intention – Exam Student.
Déard 13ú 10.00am Intinn Pearsanta am scrúdú.
Fri 14ú 7.30pm (1) John Sheehy, Spa Road, MM and his nephew John Sheehy, 10ú CB.(2) Tom Lynch, Kilfountain, CB, and deceased members of the Lynch Family.
Sat/Sath 15ú 8.00pm Colette and Peter Ashe, The Mall, CB.
Domh 16ú 11.30am Missa Pro Populo.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Dingle Hospital Oratory: Monday 10.30am – 11.30am.
St Mary’s: Tues and Wed 10.30am – 10pm.
Thurs 10.30 – 11.30am except when it is a First Friday,
it will be on that Friday. “Come and See” says the Lord.
Confessions: Sat. 10.30am – 11.00am & after Vigil Masses.
Domh/Sun 9ú 10.00am Gerard and Joan Clifford, Ballinasare, CB
Domh/Sun 16ú 10.00am Mary and John Griffin and sons Maurice and Jim Griffin, Tubber, CB.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Déardaoin / Thursday 11 am – 12 noon
Satharn 8ú 6.15i.n. Missa Pro Populo.
Satharn 15ú 6.15i.n. Micheál Ó Sé, Tommy & Beatrice Uí Shé, CB agus Paudie Ó Sé, Ard a’ Bhóthair.
Adhradh na Naomh Shacraiminte
Déardaoin / Thursday 11 r.n. – 12i.n.
An Deireadh Seachtaine seo chugainn:
(15ú/16ú Meitheamh 2013)
DINGLE: Euch. Ministers’ Team 4: Vigil Pauline Sheehy, Christine O’Connor, Elaine O’Connor, Mary Devane, Kathleen Sheehy and Maura Flahive. 11:30am Anne Curran, Elaine Hilliard, Helen Ferris and Barbara Prendergast. Collectors’ Team 4; Church Cleaners’ Team 4. Readers: Vigil: Bernie Budhlaeir. 11.30a.m.: Micheál Ó Conchúir.
LIOS PÓIL: Ministéirí Eoc.: Máire Uí Shé agus Treasa Uí Chearbhaill. Léitheoir: Scoláirí Samhraidh.
FIONN TRÁ: Ministéir Eoc.: Marion Uí Lúing.
Léitheoir: Scoláirí Samhraidh.
Offertory Collection
Weekly Env.: €1,136; Cash: €1,383; Total: €2,519.
Diocesan Collection for Accord will be taken up this weekend, June 8th/9th as a second collection after Communion. It will provides assistance to the Tralee and Killarney Accord centres which serve the entire Diocese. They offer courses for couples preparing for Marriage and also a Counselling service. Funds are needed for initial training of Counsellors and Pre-Marriage Facilitators, for on-going Professional Development and for the staffing and running of the Centres.
Trócaire Boxes and Easter Dues Envelopes
Please return your Trócaire Boxes as soon as possible. Buíochas ó chroí for your great generosity.
Amount rec’d to date: €5,087.
Dramatisation of Mark’s Gospel – Wed. & Thurs. 8.00pm in The Convent Hall, Lixnaw, performed by Mike O’Mahony. Book: 087-9467755 /087-1604628. Tickets €10.
Medjugorje 32nd Anniversary Mass in St. Brendan’s Church, Tralee, Monday June 17th at 7:30pm.
National Charismatic Renewal Conference 2013 will be held June 29th – 30th in the Citywest Hotel, Dublin. Enquiries to Sr. Bridget Dunne, The Haven, Bachelor’s Quay, Cork /021-4251100; email: bridgetdunne@eircom.net
Sunflower Day – collection for the Dingle branch of Kerry Hospice will be held on Friday next June 14th in Dingle.
Irish Cancer Society would like to thank all who contributed to their recent Church gate collection.
Meala Bereavement Awareness Conference: Sat 15th June in Tralee (Solas Bld, I.T.). Reg. 9.30 – 10am. Conf. 10am – 4pm. (a light lunch) Fee €10 for waged €5 for unwaged. Info: email: mealaruah@gmail.com / 068-24012.
Camino de Santiago: There are still some places left on Third Age’s trip on the Camino de Santiago which takes place on the first week of September. All proceeds will go to our Senior Help Line, a listening service for older people. Contact Neil on nbruton@thirdageireland.ie or 0834260081 to receive more information or book a place.’
Course in Pastoral Ministry 2013-2014
The Diocese has decided to run the Pastoral Ministry Course again, beginning on September 30th. It will be held over 20 nights, 10 during Autumn 2013 and Spring 2014. If you are interested, please contact the Parish office on 066-9151208 for details or check the Diocesan website. www.dioceseofkerry.ie
Dingle Parish Pastoral Council and Liturgy Group pay sincere tribute to all who participated in all our celebrations leading up to Corpus Christi and on the Feast Day itself. Despite last Sunday’s inclement weather we held our Annual Eucharistic Procession indoors and salute all parishioners and helpers who decorated and prepared shrines and altars in the town and Town Park. The presence of our First Communicants, Altar Servers, Girl Guides, St. Mary’s Parish Choir and Mississippi Ocean Spring Chorale added colour to the pageantry of the occasion. “Moladh go deo le Dia”
Ocean Spring Choir
The Ocean Springs Chorale, Mississippi Gulf Coast, USA is an interdenominational ensemble whose mission is to share the good news of God’s love through choral music. We were honoured as they shared in our Corpus Christi liturgies in Lios Póil and St. Mary’s. Their parting message to us all reads:
“Thank You for your gracious hospitality. We have enjoyed our visit to your beautiful country.”
Special Eucharistic Adoration Hour
Míle buíochas to all who attended the Eucharistic Adoration on Friday evening May 31st and on Sunday last in Séipéal Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil in response to our Holy Father Pope Francis’ special appeal to spend this hour in adoration and prayers as part of The Year of Faith. “Watch and Pray”
Bliain an Chreidimh – Our Patron Saints
Laochra an Chreidimh No.45.
St. Michael The Archangel – Michael means “who is like God”. Michael is mentioned three times in the Book of Daniel. Daniel was once a great prince who stood up for the children of his people.
The idea that Michael was the advocate of the Jews became so prevalent that in spite of the rabbinical prohibition against appealing to angels as intermediates between God and his people. Michael came to occupy a certain place in the Jewish liturgy.
In the New Testament Michael leads God’s army against Satan’s forces. This is in the Book of Revelation, where during the war in heaven he defeats Satan. In the Epistle of Jude Michael is specifically referred to as an “archangel”. Christian sanctuaries to Michael appeared in the fourth century, when he was first seen as a healing angel, and over time as a protector and the leader of the army of God against the forces of evil. By the sixth century, devotions to Archangel Michael were widespread both in the Eastern and Western Churches. Over times, teaching on Michael began to vary among Christians denominations. His feast day Michaelmas Day September 29th also commemorates the archangels Gabriel and Raphael.
Michael is special to me because my Mom’s Dan was called Michael. He was my grandfather. He died of cancer before I was born and I was told that I would have got along very well with him and that’s the main reason why I picked St. Michael. Another reason I picked St. Michael was because St. Michael pushed Satan down to where he belongs and saved heaven and I like that story. I picked St. Michael as my saint and I choose his name for confirmation because he is great hero of mine. (Séamus – Scoil Iognáid Rís)
Aifrinntí Scoile
Guímis rath Dé ar ghach dalta ó Rang VI ag tosnú saol nua sa Mheán Scoil ar ball..
Ceiliúrfar Aifreann Dé i mbunscoileanna an Pharóiste mar seo leanas:
Dé hAoine 14ú 9.15r.n. Naíonra Lios Póil.
Dé hAoine 14ú 11.00r.n. Scoil Iognáid Rís.
Dé Máirt 18ú 11.00r.n. Scoil Naomh Eoin Baiste.
Dé Máirt 18ú 12.00i.n. Scoil Ceann Trá.
Déardaoin 20ú 10.00r.n. Scoil an Chlochair i Séipéal Naomh Mhuire.
Déardaoin 20ú 11.00r.n. Scoil an Ghleanna.
Dé Máirt 25ú 1:30i.n. Scoil Caitlín Naofa, Cill Mhic a’ Domhnaigh.

Our Parish on the Internet
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Parish website http://naomhmuire.wordpress.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/DingleParish

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Guí an Phobail
Priest: Lord Jesus, you are the source and lover of life. Reawaken in us respect for your gift of creation.
1. For Pope Francis, for Bishop Liam, in thanksgiving for his leadership of the diocese and our Bishop-Elect Raymond that the Lord may guide him in his ministry among us. Lord, hear us.
2. We ask the Lord of the Harvest to give us favourable weather for all our farmers.
3. Help us to see in each child the marvellous work of our Creator. Open our hearts to welcome every child as a unique and wonderful gift.
4. Guide the work of doctors, nurses and midwives. May the life of a mother and her baby in the womb be equally cherished and respected.
5. Help those who make our laws to uphold the uniqueness and sacredness of every human life, from the first moment of conception to natural death.
6. Those who trusted in the Lord now sleep in the Lord. Give refreshment, rest and peace to all whose faith is known to you alone.
Paidreacha roimh na Scrúduithe
I ask You to help me at this stressful time. I feel that so much depends on these exams. I feel that in addition to carrying my own burdens, I am carrying the expectations of so many others – family, friends, society.
Help me to keep calm at this time, so that I can think straight and apply myself to the best of my ability. Let Your Spirit help and inspire me, so that I can remember all that I have studied and put together my answers in the best way. Guide me in all my ways, so that I will find fulfilment in You. Amen.
(Calm the Soul – The Poor Clares, Galway)
Mass Rock at Coumduff
The Corca Dhuibhne Pastoral Area Mass in Coumduff, Annascaul will take place on Friday July 26th at 7:30pm. All parishioners are invited to pass on the word about this Year of Faith gathering. Please notify family and friends who may be holidaying at this time as they might take the opportunity to join with us in pilgrim prayer at a revered holy place in our West Kerry landscape.
Móradh duit, a rí na cruinne,
Maidin Domhnaigh inár ndáil.
Móradh duit, a Dhia is a dhuine,
Moladh is glóire duit go brách.

Saor sinn ó gach uile olc, a Rí na Cruinne,
Saor an gort is na beithígh ó gach olc
Tabhair dúinn aimsear fabharach do na feirmeoirí agus na iascairí.
Go gcuire Dia toradh agus bláth ar an síol atá curtha.

Is beannaithe thú, a Athair bheannaithe,
Is beannaithe thú a Mhic an Athar beannaithe.
Is beannaithe thú, a theampaill an Spiorad Naoimh.
Is beannaithe thú, a eaglais na Tríonóide.

Spiorad Dé ionainn, Spiorad Dé tharainn, Spiorad Dé ionainn,
Go molaimid an tAthair Mór, an Slánaitheoir, an Cabhróir, Spiorad Dé ionainn.

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