Fógraí / Newsletter November 30th 2014

Bliain A 30ú Samhain 2014
An Chéad Domhnach Den Aidbhint
Pray Cyril O’Hanlon, Marian Park; Kitty Coakley (Nee Long), Mallow and late of Holy Ground; Pearl Murphy (Nee Lynch), Cork and late of Kilfountain; Micheál O’Connor, Claregalway and Spiddal and late of Minard; Kathleen O’Shea (Nee O’Sullivan), London and late of Baile Uí Shé; Moira Orton / Máirín Ní Mhaoileoin ó Mhám na Gaoithe, Fionntrá, a fuair bás i Florida, USA; Mary Ferber (Ní O’Dowd), Burnham and New York and late of Baile an Lochaigh; Kathleen Keane, Lixnaw.
Solas síoraí dá n-anamacha.
Priest on Call for the Corca Dhuibhne Pastoral Area is: Fr. Eoghan Ó Cadhla – 066-9156131.
Sat/Sath 29ú 8.00pm 1. Patsy Uí Cléirigh, CB, Baile Móir agus Múintir Cleirigh ata imithe ar slí na fírinne,
2. Jerry and Eileen Hanafin, Puckisland, CB.
3. Deceased members of The Kennedy Family, CB.
4. Jurgis Biveinis, Lithuania, 1ú CB.
5. For all who sympathised and attended the funeral of David Donegan and sent Mass Cards.
Sun 30ú 11.30am Missa Pro Populo
Luain 1ú 10.00am An Díseart.
4.00pm Coláiste Íde.
Máirt 2ú 10.00am Michael O’Sullivan, Woodville, CB and his sister Mary Cleary, New York, CB.
Wed 3ú 7.30pm Noreen and Patrick Ashe, Baile Móir, CB.
Déard 4ú 10.00am Eileen Dillon, Green Street, CB.
Friday 5ú 10.00am
7.30pm Maureen Geaney, Cluais Móir, CB.
Sat/Sath 6ú 8.00pm 1. Paudie Garvey, and deceased members of The Garvey Family and Nellie, Tommy and Jack Evans, Minard, CB.
2. Mary O’Donoghue, Ballinaboula, CB.
3. John and Bridie O’Connor and their daughter Ann, John Street, CB.
4. Catherine Manning, Killelane, CB.
5. Herbert and Mary O’Sullivan, The Mall, CB.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Dingle Hospital Oratory: Monday 10.30am – 11.30am.
St Mary’s: Tuesday & Wednesday 10.30am – 10pm.
Every First Friday 10.30 – 11.30am. “Come and See” says the Lord.
Confessions: Sat. 10.30am – 11.00am & after Vigil Masses.
Dé Domh
30ú 10.00am Tim Devane, Glen Minard, CB.
Dé Domh 7ú 10.00am Liza and Tim Brosnan, Ballybog, CB.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Déardaoin / Thursday 11 am – 12 noon
Satharn 29ú 6.15i.n. Máire Áine Uí Ghearailt McCárthaigh, Átha Cliath agus Baile an tSléibhe, CB.
Satharn 6ú 6.15i.n.
Adhradh na Naomh Shacraiminte
Déardaoin / Thursday 11 r.n. – 12i.n.
Planned Giving Envelopes 2015
If there are any Parishioners who would like to be included in our Parish Envelopes Scheme for 2015, please contact the Presbytery on 066-9151208 as soon as possible. Míle buíochas to the Teagmhálaí who distribute them on behalf of the Parish. Buíochas ó chroí for your great generosity.
Stations in Marie and Tomás Ó Muircheartaigh for Glens South and Ballyhea West on Friday December 5th at 8pm.
An Deireadh Seachtaine seo chugainn
6ú / 7ú Nollaig 2014
DINGLE: Euch. Ministers’ Team 1: Vigil: Theresa Ashe, Blandina O’Connor, Maura Evans, Marian O’Sullivan, Máire Nic a’ tSíthigh and Ann O’Connor. 11:30am Sr. de Sales, Patricia Williams, Bridie Fitzgerald and Madge Fitzgerald. Collectors’ Team 1; Church Cleaners’ Team 1. Readers: Vigil: Noel O’Neill. 11.30a.m.: Micheál Ó Conchúir. LIOS PÓIL: Ministéirí Eoc.: Máire Uí Ghealbháin agus Máire Uí Chinnéide.
Léitheoir: Donnacha Ó Súilleabháin.
FIONN TRÁ: Ministéir Eoc.: Siobhán Uí Shé.
Léitheoir: Breandán Ó Ciobháin.
Offertory Collection
Envelopes: €1,149; Cash: €965. Total: €2,114.
Míle buíochas. Diocesan Collection for the Kerry Youth Services will be taken up next weekend, Dec 6th/7th as a 2nd collection after Communion. The organisation operates 5 youth centres, a variety of projects and supports over 40 youth clubs. Supporting the KDYS is supporting young people and it’s vital that our young people receive the support they deserve.
Lectio Divina continues on Tuesdays, 7.00 – 8.00pm in Fr. Jim’s office in An Díseart. All are welcome.
Ardfert Retreat Centre: Retreat: Fri Dec 5th – Sun 7th, led by Adrian Farrelly OP. Residential and Non-residential places available. Bookings and info: Tel: 066-7134276.
Catholic Grandparents’ Association meeting Wednesday December 3rd in Gairdin Mhuire at 8pm.
Youth 2000 Ireland annual Christmas Retreat in Newbridge College, Newbridge, Co. Kildare, Friday 12th to Sunday 14th December 2014. Many young people from across Ireland (aged 16-35) are expected at this donation only event. Online booking only www.youth2000.ie or phone 01 6753690. All welcome.
Robert Fisk in conversation with Gerry O’Sullivan (of Radio Kerry) Seminar, in The Malton Hotel, Killarney this Sun Nov. 31st at 6.30pm. Entrance Fee €20/€25.
Aonach Ceardaíochta – Craft Fair & Bazaar Dé Domh 30ú Samhain 11r.n. – 4.00i.n. i Halla Cheann Trá.
Cake Sale in Gáirdín Mhuire on Saturday December 6th at 11am in aid of Pobalscoil Girl’s basketball. Your support would be gratefully appreciated.
31 card game Christmas Hamper: Sunday December 7th at 6pm sharp in The Brewery Gate, Tables of 8.
Anam Cara monthly Parent Evening, Tuesday Dec. 9th 7:30pm to 9pm inRecovery Haven, 5 Haigs Terrace, Killerisk, Tralee, Co. Kerry. Info www.anamcara.ie or email info@anamcara.ie or call 01 4045378.
The First Friday – Fr. Tomás will make his calls to the homes in the Dingle Area. Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist will visit the homes in Lios Póil and Fionn Trá. Parishioners who wish to be included, can contact the Parish Office 066-9151208.
Ideal Christmas Gift For All
“Treoraí 7 Laochra an Chreidimh” the “Dingle Parish Directory and Patrons”. We offer you 3 copies for €10 for a publication full of colourful and detailed history and information together with the life story of Patrons as written by our teenagers.
St. Mary’s – 150 Fé Bhláth 1865 -2015
Lenten Jubilee Programme
To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the opening of St. Mary Church on Easter Sunday 1865, Dingle Parish Pastoral Council have put together the following programme.
(1) Monday February 16th – Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh and panel on ‘Temperance’. Mass and Pledge ceremony for all our Confirmation candidates directed by Bishop Liam Ó Murchú in Séipéal Caitlín, Fionn Trá at 7.30pm. (As Gaeilge).

(2) Monday February 23rd – Sr. Stanislaus Kennedy on ‘Homeless and Community’ in Séipéal Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil, at 7.30pm.

(3) Thursday February 26th – Fr. Bernard Healy – Service of Light for Confirmandi in St. Mary’s Church at 7.30pm.

(4) Monday March 2nd – Fr. Peter McVerry S.J. on ‘Youth on The Margins’ in Séipéal Naomh Muire, Dingle at 7.30pm.

(5) Wednesday March 4th – Lá an Easpaig, St. Mary’s Church, Dingle at 2.00pm. Confirmation ceremony with Bishop Réamoinn de Brún.

(6) Monday March 9th – Fr. Harry Bohan PP on ‘Challenges to Faith in a Changing Rural Ireland’ in Séipéal Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil at 7.30pm.

(7) Monday March 16th – Fr. Pat Moore PP on ‘Irish Spirituality and our Patrician Tradition’ in Séipéal Naomh Muire, Dingle at 8.00pm Vigil Mass.

(8) Monday March 23rd – Dr. Brendan Leahy DD, Bishop of Limerick (as Gaeilge) – Aifreann Dé in Séipéal Caitlín, Fionn Trá at 7.30pm.

(9) Tuesday March 24th – First Confessions at 7.30pm in Séipéal N. Eoin Baiste agus N. Caitlín. Wednesday March 25th – First Confession at 7.30pm in St. Mary’s.

(10) Thursday 26th – Saturday March 28th – Dingle Parish Triduum/Mission conducted by The Redemptorist Team in St. Mary’s Church.

(11) Sunday April 5th – Easter Sunday
(a) Teampall Gheal – Aifreann Dé as Gaeilge 6am. Annual outdoor Pattern Mass at Dawn.
(b) Easter Sunday Jubilee Liturgy at 11.30am in St. Mary’s Church, Dingle “150 Fé Bláth” (1865 -2015) Chief Celebrant His Excellency Most Rev. Charles John Brown, Apostolic Nuncio. Concelebrants will include Bishop Raymond de Brún.
(c) Proposed Parish Concert on Easter Sunday
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception December 8th – Holyday of Obligation
Monday, December 8th is a Holyday of Obligation, Masses will be held on the Monday only as follows:
10.00am – Séipéal Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil.
11.30am – St. Mary’s Church, Dingle.
6.15in – Séipéal Naomh Caitlín, Fionn Trá.
8.00pm – St. Mary’s Church, Dingle.
NB: Monday December 8th is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception – there will be an All Night Vigil, beginning at 9pm, Sunday the 7th. Adoration will be exposed on the Main Altar until 10pm when it will be moved to the side Chapel (Nun’s Chapel) of St. Mary’s. Please include your name on the list at the back of the Church if you are able to attend. Fáilte roimh cách.
Courtyard of St. Mary’s Church
In response to concerns expressed by parishioners re Health and Safety matters relating to the Courtyard’s surface area the necessary reparation work will commence on Monday December 1st now that the main tourist season is coming to a close. Under the direction of Kerry Diocesan Property Committee local firm Ó Muircheartaigh 7 Ó Bambaire Teo., Innealtóirí Sibhialta 7 Comhlairleoirí Pleanála have been appointed to survey, plan and oversee the project.
A salient section of their study reports “that all new works carried out after 2011 have to comply with Technical Guidance Document Part M (Access and Use) of the building regulations”. Consequently, “there is only one number parking space in the entire concrete area – under the 2010 regulations – taking into account pedestrian access to the Church, An Díseart and Gáirdín Mhuire, it was not practicable to have any more parking spaces.” Heretofore, therefore, that one space is to be reserved for an emergency vehicle only and in the event of a Parish funeral, the hearse.
During the work, access to St. Mary’s Church will be by the main door and access to An Díseart via the Presbytery grounds. Parishioners and visitors can as ever avail of the parking facilities of Cárchlós an Pharóiste, our Parish carpark, Green Street (2nd entrance below St. Mary’s) and Teach na Sagart. We regret any inconvenience during the course of these works imposed by Health and Safety regulations and sincerely thank your all for your co-operation and understanding.
O Come, O Come Emmanuel
O come, O come Emmanuel,
and free your captive Israel
that mourns in lonely exile here
until the Son of God appear.

Rejoice, rejoice O Israel
to you shall come Emmanuel.

O royal branch of Jesse’ tree,
redeem us all from tyranny
From pain of hell your people free,
and over death win victory.

O come, great daystar, radiance bright,
And heal us with your glorious light.
Disperse the gloomy clouds of night,
And death’s dark shadows put to flight.
The Advent Wreath
Placing four candles on green fronds has become a symbol of Advent in may Christian homes, especially in Germanic countries and in North America.
The Advent wreath, with the progressive lighting of its four candles, Sunday after Sunday, until the Solemnity of Christmas, is a recollection of the various stages of salvation history prior to Christ’s coming and a symbol of the prophetic light gradually illuminating the long night prior to the rising of the Sun of justice.
Beannú Fleasc Aidbhinte
Beannaímid fleasc an tséasúir beannaithe seo, ciorcal gan briseadh de láithreacht Dé. Is geall le lámh é sínte amach go fáilteach chúinne agus chun an chine daonna. Solas é don saol go léir. Go labhra an fhleasc seo linn i gcónaí faoi Dhia atá farainn gach lá. Go n-osclaímid doirse ár gcroí do Dhia gach lá dar shaol. Go mbeannaí Dia uilechumhachtach sinn go léir, anois agus i gcaitheamh na hAidbhinte.
Ár gCóineartú / Confirmation 2014-2015
Pupils of our 6 Primary Schools will dress the Jesse Trees in our three Parish Churches at Mass this weekend. Explanations will be given for each part.
Rejoice, rejoice, O Israel! To you shall come Emmanuel.
Ardaigh do chroí, a Iosráél, Chugat thiocfaidh Emanúél.

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