Fógraí / Newsletter May 15th 2022

Dingle Parish
Fr Michael Moynihan PP
Tel (066) 9151208/087-6551902
May 15th, 2022
Fifth Sunday of Easter
Pray for Larry O’Brien, New York and Kinard. Suaimhneas síoraí dá anam.

St Mary’s Church, Dingle.
Sat 14ú 6.15pm 1. Mary Donegan, The Wood, MM 2. Peggy and Pádraig O’Sullivan, Cluais. 3. Patrick and Eileen Ashe, Kinard. 4. Bridie Rohan, Main Street. 5. Tommy and Sheila de hÓra, Baile Riabhach and deceased members of the Hoare and McKenna Families.
Sun 15ú 11.30am Tom Hand, High Road, Ballinvounig, 1ú CB.
Mon 16ú 10.00am Sa Díseart.
Tues 17ú 10.00am Special Intention.
Céad 18ú 10.00am Paróisteánaigh.
Déard 19ú 10.00am Bill Dillon, Green St.
Fri 20ú 6.15pm Special Intention.
Sat 21ú 6.15pm 1. Nora and Paddy Curran, Main Street, MM. 2. Nóra agus Seán Ó Súilleabháin, Cathairboshina. 3. Brenda Farrell, Dykegate Lane. 4. Helena and John Deady, Milltown.
Sun 22ú 11.30am Paddy O’Connor, Ballybrack.

To join Masses on Webcam click on picture of sanctuary on our website dingleparish.ie

Confessions: Friday after the 6.15pm Mass.

Rotas: Next Week: St Mary’s: Euch.
Mins: 6.15pm Bernie Budhlaeir, Gobnait Uí Chonchúir and Marie Moriarty 11:30am: Ann O’Connor and Ann Curran. Readers: 6.15pm Barbara Prendergast. 11.30am Liz Uí hUiginn. Cleaners 4.

Naomh Caitlín, Fionn Trá
Sat 14ú 7.30in. Caitlín Ní Ghairbhia, Chill Mhic a’Domhnaigh.

Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil
Domh. 22ú 10.00am. Joan and Gerard Clifford, Ballinasare.

Rota: Next Week: Min. Eoc. Máire Uí Chinnéide. Léitheoir: Cathy Ní Ghrifín.

Thought for the day: According to the song, “the greatest thing you’ll ever learn is to love and be loved in return.” In our better moments, we all know this to be the truth about our human being. For believers, it is no surprise that the very thing we need most stands at the centre of the Christian faith: God is love. The match between our need and God’s disclosure is perfect. If we took that really to heart, many things would change: our practice of prayer, our relationships, our joy in believing, our way of sharing our faith, our living of discipleship. All we need is love. The astonishing servant love of God in Jesus is exactly what we most need. Prayer: You are love itself and yet we hesitate. Open our inner selves to your gracious loving, that we may see ourselves as beloved and being loved, we may learn to love in return. Amen.

Offertory Collection: Total: €1,665.00.
Trócaire Received to Date: €6,107.

Diocesan Collection for the Education of Clergy will be taken up this weekend, May 14th/15th. There will be a separate box at the back of the Church.

Trócaire and Dues Envelopes 2022
Envelopes can be placed in the Building Fund Boxes at the back of the 3 parish Churches. NB: If paying dues by cheque please make it payable to Tigh an tSagairt. If you’re giving to Trócaire by cheque, make it payable to Dingle Parish in an envelope marked ‘Trócaire’. Míle buíochas for your continued support of the Parish and its Priest.

Pope Francis – Tweet: We should not fear the crises of life and faith. Crises help us recognize that we need God and thus allow us to return to the Lord, to experience his love anew.
Priest on duty this Sunday:
Fr. Eoghan Ó Cadhla 087-6951318.

The Feast Day of St Brendan falls on May 16th and our traditions of St Brendan (484-577) is a wonderful heritage reaching back fifteen centuries. His passion was to share the Good News of Jesus Christ with everyone. Let us be mindful of those who recently received the Sacrament of Confirmation; those youths in education and our young adults moving from education into the world of work. All young people need a share of the Christian hope and courage of St Brendan. God bless all young people throughout the diocese. May the example of St Brendan inspire them as they progress step by step towards adulthood. +Bishop Ray Browne
Prayer of St Brendan the Navigator
Help me to journey beyond the familiar
and into the unknown.
Give me the faith to leave old ways
and break fresh ground with You.
Christ of the mysteries, I trust in you
to be stronger than each storm within me.
I will trust in the darkness and know
that my times, even now, are in Your hand.
Tune my spirit to the music of heaven,
and somehow, make my obedience count for You. Amen.

ALONE is an organisation that supports older people to live independently and are are urgently looking for volunteers to make support calls to older people. They will provide training and match the volunteer with the older person. For more info and to sign up visit www.alone.ie. If you would like to receive Alone’s support services, contact Alone on 0818 222 024 from 8.00am – 8.00pm, seven days a week.

The Pro-Life Campaign is holding a “March for Life”. The march will have excellent speakers, be family friendly and be very focussed on delivering results. Cork City – Friday, May 20th, Gather at Sacred Heart Church, Western Rd @ 5.45pm.
Parish Masses: You are welcome to attend Mass again. It is no longer be necessary to wear facemasks at Mass. However, people are welcome to continue to do so. The following measures will remain in place:
(i) Communion can only be received in the hand for the moment.
(ii) hand sanitisation is advised.
(iii) You can place your offering for the offertory collection in the building fund boxes at the back of the churches.
Your co-operation is very much appreciated. Parishioners are encouraged to attend Mass in a nearby Church if there is no Mass in your nearest Church.

The Diocese of Kerry has launched the new volunteer Ministry of the Lay Pastoral Leader as a response to the changing needs of parish communities. The lay pastoral leaders will work alongside the clergy. Their role will be to lead, co-ordinate and support different aspects of parish life. Visit dioceseofkerry.ie for more information.

The diocese is recruiting for the Youth Pilgrimage to Taizé 2022 (June 26th to July 3rd ). They are taking young people between 18 and 30 years. Cost is €600. For info contact Tomás Kenny on 086 3683778 or by email to tomaskenny@dioceseofkerry.ie

During the month of May, the Rosary will be said every evening at Our Lady of Lourdes grotto, in the grounds of An Díseart at 8.00pm and at 7pm on Saturdays.

Mass Cards are available from the Parish
Office 066-9151208.

The Legion of Mary Centenary Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Ray Browne Sat May 21st at 3 p.m. in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Killarney. All are invited to attend. Refreshment in St. Brendan’s College after.

Office Hours: Tuesday: 9.30am-12.30pm. Wednesday: 9.30am-12.30pm.
Thursday: 9.30am-12.30pm.
Parish Office: Tel.:066 9151208.

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