Fógraí / Newsletter November 18th 2018

Prayer For The Dead

Life is but a stopping place,
a pause in what’s to be,
a resting place along the road,
to sweet eternity.

We all have different journeys,
different paths along the way,
we all were meant to learn some things,
but never meant to stay…

Our destination is a place,
far greater than we know.
For some the journey is quicker,
for some the journey is slow.

And when the journey finally ends,
We hope to claim a great reward,
and find an everlasting peace,
together with the lord.

Holy Souls – November Masses will continue to be celebrated in our Parish churches remembering all those named by you in our Parish November Lists. You will find the purple coloured list in the envelope delivered to your homes recently. Spare envelopes and blank lists are available at the back of the 3 Churches.
A triduum of Masses will be celebrated for those on the lists:

Séipéal Eoin Baiste – at 7.30pm. November 20th, 21st and 22nd.

November Offerings
Sincere thanks to all who have returned the November Offerings and list. If you have not done so, we would appreciate your returning them as soon as possible. Your list of the dead can be placed with the offering in the envelope provided. Le Mór-Bhuíochas.
Lá Chaitlíona – Samhain 25ú
Ní beidh aon Aifreann na Bigile Dé Satharn seo chughainn, 24ú Samhain. Aifreann Dé Domhnaigh, 25ú Samhain, do Lá Chaitlíona ag 11rn i Halla Cheann Trá.
Reflection for the 2nd World Day of the Poor
“The poor evangelize us and help us each day to discover the beauty of the Gospel. Let us not squander this grace-filled opportunity. On this day, may all of us feel that we are in debt to the poor, because, in hands outstretched to one another, a salvific encounter can take place to strengthen our faith, inspire our charity and enable our hope to advance securely on our path towards the Lord who is to come.”
Message of his holiness Pope Francis

Eucharistic Adoration in St. Mary’s Church from 5.00p.m. – 7.00pm on Sunday November 25th, the Feast day of Christ the King.

Pray for Edna Uí Chinnéide, Baile an Mhúraigh; Seán Ó Sé, Trá Lí agus Cathair an Treantaigh; Micheál Ó Lúing, Na Cluainte agus Amsterdam (Aifreann Cuimhneacháin, i Séipéal Naomh Uinseann, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh, ar an Aoine, 23ú Samhain ag 7.30 i.n.) Suaimhneas síoraí dá n-anamacha.
St. Mary’s Church
Sat 17ú 8.00pm 1. Michael Francie Guiheen, The Grove.
2. Bob and Martin Rohan, The Mall and Stevie Kelliher, Milltown.
3. Seán Farrell, Dykegate St.
4. Geraldine O’Connor, Mail Road.
5. Máire Ní Cheilleachair agus a h-áthair Donnacha, Baile na nÁth.
6. Liam Higgins.
7. Fr. Micheál O’Leary, Dingle and Glasgow, 1ú CB.
8. Diony O’Connor and his wife Noreen, Ballyhea.
Sun 18ú 11.30am
Mon 19ú 10.00am An Díseart
Tue 20ú 10.00am Paróisteánaigh.
Céad 21ú 7.30pm No 7.30pm Mass – Mass in Lios Póil.
Déard 22ú 10.00am
Friday 23ú 7.30pm Elizabeth Bowler, Ballingrane and deceased members of The Bowler and Barrett Families.
Sat 24ú 8.00pm 1. Eugene O’Connor, Gortanora, Conor Pass Rd, 1ú CB.
2. John and Bridie O’Connor and their daughter Ann, John St.
3. Bridie and Tommy Devane, Main St.
4. Seán Begley, An Gurran.
5. Jim Sheeran, Garfiney and his son Jim, Waterford.
6. Seán Ruiséal, Cathair Bó Shine.
7. Deceased members of Staff of Fitzgeralds Hardward over the last 50 years.
Sun 25ú 11.30am Brigid White, An Doirín.
Halla Cheann Trá
Sath 17ú 6.15i.n. Bridie O’Connor and her husband John and her brother Jerry O’Flaherty, Com a’ Liaig.
Domh 25ú 11.00r.n. Joseph and Maguerite Sheehan.
Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil
Sun 18ú 10.00am Liza and Tim Brosnan, Ballybog.
Sun 25ú 10.00am
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: 24ú/25ú Samhain
Eucharistic Ministers’ 4: Vigil: Pauline Sheehy, Christine O’Connor, Elaine O’Connor, Mary Devane, Kathleen Sheehy and Maura Flahive. 11:30am Anne Curran, Elaine Hillard, Helen Ferris and Barbara Prendergast. Collectors’ Team 4; Church Cleaners’ Team 4. Readers: 8.00pm Joe O’Sullivan. 11.30am Liz Higgins. LIOS PÓIL: MINISTÉIRÍ EOC.: Marie Uí Ghrifín agus Máiréad Uí Ghairbhí. LÉITHEOIR: Céad Comaoine. FIONN TRÁ: MINISTÉIR EOC. Breandán Ó Ciobháin. LÉITHEOIR: Breandán Ó Ciobháin.
Parish Volunteers Night
Parish Volunteers are invited to an evening of appreciation on Thursday Dec 6th in Benner’s Hotel, Mass at 7.30pm, followed by refreshments. Please keep the night free and please inform the parish office on 066-9151208 or by text to 086-0520915 if you will be attending by Monday Dec 3rd.
Focal Buíochais
Míle buíochas to all who helped organise and participate in the Special Wedding Anniversary Celebrations and Masses for the Holy Souls.
Parish Envelopes 2018
If there are any additional Parishioners who would like to be included in our Parish Envelopes Scheme for 2019 please contact the Presbytery on 066-9151208 as soon as possible.
Ardfert Retreat Centre: (1) Celebrate your Faith: Elizabeth Gilmartin, Mon. 19th & 26th November 7.30-9.00pm. (2) Profaith: Thady O’Connor, The 7 Powerful Characteristics on Passing on the Faith, Wednesday 21st and 28th November 7.30pm-9.00pm.
Mórchuaird Tarracóra Chorca Dhuibhne/West Kerry Tractor Run will take place on Sunday the 25th November to raise awareness and funds for Gáirdín Mhuire Day Care Centre and The Irish Lung Fibrosis Association (ILFA). Volunteers will hold a bucket collection at locations in Dingle on Saturday 24th of November and there will be an auction and raffle with some very covetable prizes in The Marina Inn that night.
31 Card Drive ar maithe le Scoil Cheann Trá i dTigh Uí Chúinn Dé Domhnaigh 25ú Samhain ag 6.00in. Tables of 8.
Cuan Mhuire, Bruree: Srs. Consilio and Agnes Fitzgerald would sincerely like to thank the parishioners of Dingle, Ventry and Lispole for their very generous contributions in our recent church gate collection.
Offertory Collection
Weekly Envelopes: €1,114; Cash: €798. Total: €1,912.
Diocesan Collection for Irish Church Commissions and Agencies €949. Míle buíochas. The Final National Collection for The World Meeting of Families will be taken up this weekend, November 17th/18th as a second collection after Communion. Bishop Ray appeals for your generosity towards this collection.

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