Fógraí / Newsletter October 20th 2013

Bliain an Chreidimh
An Naoú Domhnach Fichead Saor
20ú Deireadh Fómhar 2013
Pray for Muiris Ó Laoithe, Na Gorta Dubha agus Baile Átha Cliath; Michael ‘Dan’ O’Sullivan, London and late of Ballyhea; Jimmy Ó Rúiséal, Ard na Gréine and late of Cóimín. Solas síoraí dá n-anamacha.
Priest on Call for the Corca Dhuibhne Pastoral Area is: Fr. Michael Hussey – 066-7139145.
Sat/Sath 19ú 8.00pm Bridie O’Sullivan, England, CB.
Sun 20ú 11.30am Missa Pro Populo.
Luain 21ú 10.00am An Díseart.
4.00pm Coláiste Íde.
Máirt 22ú 10.00am Intinn Pearsanta.
Wed 23ú 7.30pm Paddy Sweeney, Moycullen, Co. Galway MM
Déard 24ú 10.00am Intinn Pearsanta.
Fri 25úMulti-Intentional 7:30pm 1. Mary O’Sullivan, Burnham, CB2. Máire Ní Cheilleacháir agus Donnacha Ó Ceilleacháir, Baile na Átha, CB.3. Seán Farrell, Dykegate St., CB.4. Oweny O’Flaherty, Milltown, CB.
Sat/Sath 26ú 8.00pm Michael and Mary Rayel and their son Patrick, Garfinney, CB.
Domh 27ú 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.
Domhnach 20ú 10.00am Molly and John Garvey, Ballinasare, CB; and Michael ‘Dan’ O’Sullivan, London and late of Ballyhea R.I.P.
Domh/Sun 27ú 10.00am Hannah & Tommy Cronin, Beenbawn CB
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Déardaoin / Thursday 11 am – 12 noon
Satharn 19ú 6.15i.n. Maura Bresnihan, (nee Lynch) Caherdavin, Co. Luimneach agus Baile an tSléibhe, MM.
Satharn 26ú 6.15i.n. Múintir Uí Chatháin, Chill Mhic an Domhnaigh, CB.
Adhradh na Naomh Shacraiminte
Déardaoin / Thursday 11 r.n. – 12i.n.
(26ú/27ú Deireadh Fómhair)
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: Dónal Ó Ciobháin. 11.30a.m.: Margaret Graham.
LIOS PÓIL: Ministéirí Eoc.: Marie Griffin and Eric Mitchell. Léitheoir: Cathy Griffin. FIONN TRÁ: Ministéir Eoc.: Máirín Uí Shé. Léitheoir: Máirín Uí Shé.
NB: Eucharistic Ministers please note: If you are unable to attend, please arrange a replacement.
Offertory Collection
Weekly Env.: €933; Cash: €932; Total: €1,865.
Míle buíochas.
Ardfert Retreat Centre: Thurs. 24th, 8 pm Tommy O’Connor will present further musings on the Crosbie Estate (Note change of date). All inquiries and bookings to 066-7134276. Email: ardfertretreat@eircom.net
Coláiste Íde – laethanta oscailte i gColáiste Íde sa Daingean ar an 19ú agus 20ú Deireadh Fómhair idir 12 – 5.00i.n. Breis eolas ó 066-9151211 nó info@colaisteide.com
Start your Sunday morning with Horizons on Radio Kerry at 9.00am. If you feel there is someone with something to contribute to Horizons from your area contact: maryfagan@dioceseofkerry.ie
Br. Pádraig McIntyre OSB will present a Workshop for Choirs with music for Advent & Christmas at Church of The Resurrection, Killarney on Tuesday October 22nd, 8-10pm. Bookings: 064-6632644 / francesrowland@dioceseofkerry.ie
Bailiúchán na Scol Folklore Collection – Ceiliúradh 75 bliain. Beidh oíche i Scoil Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil ar an 24ú Deireadh Fómhair ar 8.00i.n. chun ceiliúradh a dhéanamh ar Bhailiúchán na Scol a deineadh i Scoil Chaisleán na Minairde agus Scoil Chluain Chumhra. Labharfaidh Mícheál Ó Móráin agus Marie Uí Ghrifín. Déanfaidh daltaí scoile roinnt scéalta a bailíodh i Minaird agus Lios Póil idir 1937 -1938 a athrais. Cuirfear sóláistí ar fáil. Fáilte roimh chách.
Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne – beidh Bingo ar siúl i bPobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne, 20ú Deireadh Fómhair 2013. Fáilte roimh gach éinne.
Fundraising Concert: A Celebration of life in Music, Aine Nic Ghabhann Memorial Concert on Friday 8th November 2013, INEC Killarney 8pm. Proceeds to SouthWest Counselling Centre, Killarney and Kerry Rape Crisis Centre. Tickets and information call 064-6636416.
Marriage Encounter Weekend – Killarney 15th – 17th of November; Cork 28 – 30th March 2014. Contact: 064-6644319 or visit www.marriageencounter.ie for details.
Pattern Masses 2013
11.00a.m. Dé Luain 25ú Samhain – Lá Chaitlíona.
Aifreann Stáisiún i dtigh Pádraig agus Caitlín Uí Mhurchú, Ceathair an Treantaigh, Deireadh Fómhair 29ú Máirt ar 7:30pm.
Dues Envelopes
The Autumn Station and November Offering Envelopes have now been distributed to homes in the Parish. Included is the purple sheet for your List of Dead whom you wish to have remembered in the November Masses. Please return your completed List with the November Offering enclosed in the November Offering Envelope.
Míle buíochas to the Teagmhálaí who distribute them on behalf of the Parish. Buíochas ó chroí for your great generosity. Go méadaí Dia bhur stór.
Junior Entrepreneur Programme
The Junior Entrepreneur Programme(JEP), is available to 5th and 6th class Primary School classes in Kerry. The programme is free of charge courtesy of Jerry Kennelly’s Company Tweak.com and has been created with the help of Mary I., Limerick. The closing date for schools to sign up is Friday October 25th. Contact: 066-9791437.
NB: All fógraí to be considered for inclusion in the newsletter should be submitted in writing to Teach na Sagart by 5pm Thursday, dated, signed & including phone number of designated contact person. Fógraí can also be submitted via e-mail – tighnasagart@gmail.com
Posters should not be displayed in the church porches without first contacting Teach na Sagart.
NB: Winter Time begins next weekend October 26th/27th, clocks go back 1 hour. “Fall Back”.
Bliain an Chreidimh – Our Patron Saints Laochra an Chreidimh No.65.
Blessed Thaddeus Moriarty was born in Castledrum near Castlemaine during the Penal Days and was ordained a priest of the Dominican Order of Preachers following studies in Spain and Portugal. He was appointed Prior of Holy Cross (alias St. Mary’s) Tralee. During the Cromwellian persecution he was arrested while celebrating Holy Mass on the Keelacloghane Mass Rock in Milltown Parish. He was imprisoned in Ross Castle, Killarney where he was tortured and then brought to Cnoc na Martírigh, Fair Hill where he was hanged on 15th October 1653.
Bishop David Moriarty restored the martyr’s Chalice to Holy Cross whose Prior entrusted it for display in the Kerry County Museum, Trá Lí. Papal Nuncio Dr. Charles Brown will be chief celebrant at the Annual Mass at Poll an Aifrinn, Keelacloghane Wood this Mission Sunday 20th October at 3.30pm. Rosary at 3.10pm.
October is Rosary Month and the spread of the Rosary is attributed to the preaching of St. Dominic. The Rosary has for centuries been at the heart of the Dominican Order. Pope Paul VI stated that: “The Rosary of Mary is the compendium of our Faith.”
For centuries, Dominicans have been instrumental in spreading the Rosary and emphasizing the Catholic belief in the power of the Rosary.
Praying the Rosary – Part I
1. Make the Sign of the Cross;
2. Say the Apostles’ Creed;
3. Say the Our Father;
4. Say three Hail Marys and the Glory Be.
5. Name the 1st mystery, and your intention then say the Our Father, 10 Hail Marys and 1 Glory Be.
6. Optional – After each decade – Fatima Prayer: “O my Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of Hell; lead all souls to Heaven especially those who are in most need of Your Mercy.”
7. Name the 2nd Mystery and your intention, then say the next Decade. Repeat 5, 6, and 7.
8. Say the Hail Holy Queen, when the 5 decades are completed.
Hail, holy Queen, Mother of mercy, Hail our life, our sweetness and our hope! To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve, to thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley of tears. Turn then, most gracious advocate, thine eyes of mercy towards us, and after this, our exile, show unto us the blessed fruit of thy womb, Jesus. O clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary! Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God.
Joyful Mysteries:
1. The Annunciation – The Angel Gabriel came to Mary. She said Yes to God, to become the Mother of Jesus.
2. The Visitation – Mary went to visit Elizabeth, who is waiting for her Son John to be born.
3. The Nativity – Mary gave birth to Jesus in a stable in Bethlehem.
4. The Presentation of Our Lord – Mary and Joseph brought Jesus to the temple of Jerusalem.
5. Finding of Jesus in the temple – Jesus was lost in Jerusalem, but Mary and Joseph found Him preaching in the temple.
Sorrowful Mysteries:
1. Agony in the Garden – Jesus suffered in the Garden of Gethsemane, the night before He died.
2. Scourging at the Pillar – Jesus was laughed at, scourged and suffered for us.
3. Crowning with thorns – They put a crown of thorns on Jesus’ head, which pierced and hurt him.
4. Carrying of the Cross – Jesus fell three times, carrying His heavy cross to Calvary.
5. Crucifixion – Jesus suffered and died on the cross. He gave His life for us. (To be continued next week)
Ár gCóineartú / Confirmation 2014
Candidates together with their parents / guardians are asked to sit in the front seats please. Candidates will present our Mission Sunday Prayers of the Faithful. We welcome and thank them for leading our congregations at prayer this weekend and adults who present the gifts.
Dear Candidates, we remind you that Halloween is not a festival of witches at all but our annual Church feast of All Saints. The Church Holyday falls on Nov 1st every year. Therefore, it is timely to ask you to take time to reflect, take time to study the life and witness of the Saint you will choose to be your own Confirmation Patron Saint. You will identify your chosen Patron as a person of prayer, of deep Faith and Christian action. As we continue our Year of Faith “Laochra an Chreidimh” series in our newsletter we invite you to write and publish your personal account in the language of your choice.
Cóineartú – Confirmation 2014
Confirmation will take place on Wednesday March 19th , 2014 at 2.00pm in St. Mary’s Church.
Lectio Divina (Divine Reading)
Lectio Divina offers us a way of praying the Scriptures that has come down to us from the early Church and in the 5th century became the main prayer practice of the Order of St Benedict. Lectio Divina, as the prayer practice of the people, has played an important part in the spiritual formation of the laity and in preparing them to play their rightful role in the life of the Church and of their society.
This I believe is what Pope Benedict XVI had in mind when in reference to the documents of Vatican II he made the following statement in 2005: “In this context, I would like in particular to recall and recommend the ancient tradition of “Lectio Divina”: “the diligent reading of Sacred Scripture accompanied by prayer brings about that intimate dialogue in which the person reading hears God who is speaking, and in praying, responds to him with trusting openness of heart”.
If you would like to know more about the practice of Lectio Divina you are invited to a meeting at the Diseart on Tuesday evening October 22nd, 7.00pm to 8.00pm. All are welcome.
If there is sufficient interest we could discuss the possibility of coming together once a week (1 hour) to share in the practice of Lectio Divina. If you have any queries you can contact me at: 086 262 5498. (Fr. Jim Sheehy)
Holy Souls – November Masses will be celebrated in our 3 Parish churches, in West Kerry Community Hospital agus Coláiste Íde 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 during the week. Please fill in this list and return with your customary November Offering at your earliest convenience. Extra envelopes and lists are available at the back of the three Parish Churches.
Masses will be celebrated for those on the lists during November as follows:
Séipéal Naomh Caitlín: Dé Máirt – 7.30pm.
St. Mary’s Church: Wednesdays – 7.30pm.
Séipéal Naomh Eoin Baiste: Thursday – 7.30pm.

NB: We will remember especially all those who died since last November at the Masses celebrated on
Tues Nov 5th, Wed Nov 6th and Thurs Nov 7th.

The list of all who died will be published in next weekend’s newsletter. If anybody wishes to have a deceased relative or friend who has died over the past 12 months remembered at these Masses, contact the Parish Office on 066-9151208; email: tighnasagart@gmail.com

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