Fógraí / Newsletter May 12th 2019

Blessed Trinity, Father, Son and Spirit.
We Worship and praise You,
Creator and Lord of all.

Risen Lord, make us generous people
more considerate towards other,
more honest with ourselves,
more faithful to you.

Through the Holy Spirit you give
to every Christian a unique calling
through which you provide
for the needs of your people.

You ask us to live lives of service
in our homes, in our work,
in our communities and in the Church.

A specific calling is to serve
in ministry in your Church.
Hear our prayers for all our needs as a Church. We pray especially for vocations to the
religious life and the diocesan priesthood.

Lord, in our diocese and in all our parishes
give to each person the grace needed
to discern, follow and fulfil their calling.

“Once we come to realise how much God has given us, a life of self-sacrifice, of working for him and for others, becomes a privileged way of responding to his great love.” – Pope Francis. Perhaps God is calling you to be a Diocesan Priest. A Come and See vocations retreat will be held in St Patrick’s College Maynooth on 18th/19th May. For details contact Fr Michael Moynihan at 0876551902.


Jesus is no hireling. The hireling doesn’t own the sheep, and runs away as soon as he sees a wolf approaching. Jesus is the Good shepherd. The sheep belong to him, and he is ready to die for them. Jesus made the most wonderful promises to those who belong to him. He said that none of them would ever be lost. No one would succeed in snatching from his care the sheep the Father has entrusted to him. The sheep that belong to him will be safe with him because the Father’s power is in him. He and the Father are one. And he will lead them to the pastures of eternal life.
St. Mary’s Church
Sat 11ú 8.00pm Tommy agus Síle de hÓra, Baile Riabhach.
Sun 12ú 11.30am Jimmy Murphy, Strand St., 1ú CB.
Mon 13ú 10.00am An Díseart.
Tue 14ú 10.00am Paróistéanaigh.
Céad 15ú 10.00am No 7.30pm Mass.
Déar 16ú 11.00am Cóineartú.
Fri 17ú 7.30pm Mary and Tom Lynch, Kilfountain.
Sat 18ú 8.00pm 1. Bridie Rohan, Main St.
2. Paddy O’Connor, Ballybrack.
3. Brenda Farrell, Dykegate St.
4. Norm Stacey, Adelaide, Australia.
Sun 19ú 11.30am Bill Dillon, Green Street
Naomh Caitlín, Fionn Trá
Sath 11ú 6.15i.n. Jerry Ó Mathúna, Baile an Chóta.
Domh 19ú 11.00rn Céad Comaoine.
Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil
Sun 12ú 10.00am Bridie O’Connor, Ballybog.
Sun 19ú 10.00am Maura O’Sullivan, her parents Michael and Catherine O’Sullivan, Glen Minard.
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.
18ú/19ú Bealtaine 2019
DINGLE: Euch. Ministers’ Team 1: Vigil: Theresa Ashe, Blandina O’Connor, Marian O’Sullivan, Máire Uí Shíthigh and Ann O’Connor. 11:30am Patricia Williams, Bridie Fitzgerald and Madge Fitzgerald. Collectors’ Team 1; Church Cleaners’ Team 1.
Readers: 8.00pm. Hanora Hanifin. 11.30am Breandán Fitzgerald.
LIOS PÓIL: MINISTÉIRÍ EOC.: Rose O’Sullivan and Donnacha Ó Súilleabháin. LÉITHEOIR: Donnacha Ó Súilleabháin.
FIONN TRÁ: MINISTÉIR EOC. Nóirín Uí Rocháin. LÉITHEOIR: Céad Comaoine.
Offertory Collection
Weekly Envelopes: €994; Cash: €1,341. Total: €2,335. Míle buíochas. Diocesan Collection for the Education of Priests will be taken up next weekend, May 18th/19th as a second collection after Communion.
Aifreann Beannú Séipéal Chaitlín Naofa – Lámh Chúnta
Éinne a mhaith leis/leí cabhrú le hullmhú ceapairí/císte a dhéanamh / nó freastal ar bhoird tar éis searmanas beannú Séipéal Chaitlín Naofa cuir glaoch an Thigh an tSagairt roimh an Aoine 17ú Bealtaine.
Céad Comaoine 2019
St. Mary’s: Sunday, Bealtaine 12ú at 11.30am.
Séipéal Chaitlín Naofa: Dé Domhnaigh, Bealtaine 19ú 11.00r.n.

Cóineartú 2019
Séipéal Naomh Muire: Déardaoin 16ú Bealtaine 11.oor.n.
Trócaire – Thanks to all who have returned their Trócaire Boxes to date. We appreciate the return of any outstanding boxes as soon as possible. Amount received to date: €6,141.
Rosary at The Grottos: For the month of May, The Rosary will be said at Lispole Grotto on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday at 8pm and on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at The Fatima Grotto in Dingle at 8pm. What a beautiful gift to give our Blessed Lady this May. Please support.
Pilgrimage to San Giovanni, Pietrelcina and Naples departing from Cork Airport 17th – 24th July 2019. Spiritual director Fr. Eoghan Ó Cadhla. More information from Ann Fehan: 087-2738103 see also www.marian.ie website.
Venerable Edel Quinn: To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the death of Edel Quinn in Nairobi, the Legion of Mary are organising Holy Mass on Monday 13th May at 7.30 p.m. in the Church of the Resurrection, Park Road, Killarney. We would be delighted if you would come and join us.
Ardfert Retreat Centre: (1) Overview of the Catechism of the Catholic Church: Fr. Sean Sheehy, Wednesdays 7.00pm-8.30pm. (2) Weekly Prayer Meetings: Led by Ben Perkins, Mondays 8.00pm-9.30pm starts on 6th May.
(3) Diocesan Adoration Eucharistic Retreat: Thurs. 30th May, 9.30am-3.30pm. Contact Eileen 0874575278 Margaret 0872976304. Summer Retreat: Fr. Philip Baxter, OFM Cap., Fri. 7th to Thurs.13th June. Bookings: Phone 0667134276.
Coiste Áiseanna na hÓige are seeking applications for a Manager. Further information on www.aiseannanahoige.ie. See notice in porch.
Marie Keating Foundation is taking their annual trip to the Camino Sept 7th to 14th. We will walk the La Vía de la Plata route to the tomb of St. James in Santiago De Compostela. Trip cost €2,100 pp includes, Flights, Accommodation, breakfast and evening meal. We will walk approx. 20km per day.
St. Brendan’s Church, Cloghane: On Wednesday May 15, Cantoral, an all female vocal ensemble from the Univ of Limerick, will perform their programme ‘Navigatio’ in St Brendan’s Church on the eve of the feast of St Brendan. Prior to their performance, Isabel Bennett, Archaeologist, will give a presentation on the archaeology related to St Brendan; this will set the context for the choral work.
St. Benedict’s Priory, Cobh: Day of Recollection. Talks, Adoration, Holy Mass at 9.00am (Priory), or 10.00am in Cobh Cathedral. Lunch provided. 25th May, 11.00am-3.30pm. Overnight accomodation available. For information contact Mother Prioress: 021 4811354, cobhtyburnconvent@gmail.com
St. Mary’s Church New Readers’ list available in the Sacristy.

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