Fógraí / Newsletter September 3rd 2017


When your heart is sad and lonely,
And your friends seem far away,
Turn to Him Who is all holy,
And He’ll drive your cares away.

He will soothe your lonely spirit,
He will love and bless and say,
“Come to Me and I will comfort
You, today and every day.”

Lady Day – Petition / Thanksgiving Box
You are invited to place your petitions / thanksgiving in a special box at the back of St. Mary’s Church. This box will be brought to the altar at the 7.30pm Mass on Friday September 8th. Fáilte roimh chách chuig an Aifreann.
Ar Lá Breithe na Maighdine Muire
A Mhuire a Mhaighdean, níor chualathas riamh
éinne a cuireadh faoi do chúram fial nach
bhfuair sólás is nach bhfuair síth.
Is tú réalt na mara,
is tú réalt na maidine
is tú réalt na hoíche,
is tú réalt na n-aingeal,
is tú bláthfhleasc na bhFlaitheas.
Dé do bheatha, a Mhuire na ngrásta,
agus dé do bheatha, a Bhanríon ghrámhar,
Is beannaithe thú thar na mnáibh
is is beannaither Íosa, do NaomhPháiste.
(Ár bPaidreacha Dúchais – Diarmuid Ó Laoighaire)

Invitation / Cuireadh
You are invited to join us in celebrating the birth of Mary this Friday, September 8th at 7:30pm. Mass and Marian Procession.







Our following of Christ can be in small steps. God is patient. His challenge is invitation. What does following Christ mean in practice? It means faithfulness to one’s way of life, concern for others in whatever manner, the caring gesture, the kind word – these add up. The Lord does not overlook the painful decision, the unspoken sorrow, the secret suffering. There can be much heroism in ordinary life.

Pray for: Theresa Kennedy, (nee Wallace), Annascaul and John Knightly, Annascaul. Suaimhneas síoraí dá n-anamacha.
MASSES/AIFRINN – Twenty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
St. Mary’s Church
Sat 2ú 8.00pm 1. Úna O’Callaghan, The Mall.
2. Michael, Hannah, Paddy, Mary and Mossie O’Connor, Bridge House, John Street.
3. Catherine Fitzgearld, Lative Meanach.
4. Anthony Manning, Killelane.
Sun 3ú 11.30am J.P Duane, Ballinhassig, Cork.
Mon 4ú 10.00am An Díseart.
Tue 5ú 10.00am Intinn Príobháideach.
Céad 6ú 7.30pm Intinn Príobháideach.
Thur 7ú 10.00am Intinn Príobháideach.
Friday 8ú 7.30pm Kitty Brosnan, Spa Rd.
Sat 9ú 8.00pm 1. Hannah and Johnny Quinn, The Wood.
2. Frank O’Sullivan, Baile an Ghóilín.
Sun 10ú 11.30am Kathleen Lynch, Reenbee / Tralee, and deceased members of the Lynch and Kennedy families.
Naomh Caitlín, Fionn Trá
Sath 2ú 6.15i.n. Bríd Garvey (Ní Mhainín) & Peter Garvey, Baile an Chóta.
Sath 9ú 6.15i.n. Patrick and Máire Houlihan, Gleann Fán.
Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil
Sun 3ú 10.00am 1. Mary Devane – Manning, Emilough.
2. Donal Lovett, Goulane Ard.
3. Kathleen Evans, Tubber.
4. Breda and Connie Brosnan, Minard West.
Sun 10ú 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: 9ú/10ú Meán Fómhair
DINGLE: Euch. Ministers’ 1: Theresa Ashe, Blandina O’Connor, Marion O’Sullivan, Máire Nic a’tSíthigh . 11:30am:Sr de Sales, Patricia Williams, Bridie Fitzgearld, Madge Fitzgearld. Collectors’ Team 1; Church Cleaners’ Team 1. Readers: 8.00pm Carmel Fitzgearld. 11.30am Barbara Prendergast. LIOS PÓIL: Ministéirí Eoc.: Marie Uí Ghrifín agus Máire Uí Ghealbháin. Léitheoir: Donnacha Ó Súilleabháin. FIONN TRÁ: Ministéir Eoc. Brenda Ní Shúilleabháin. Léitheoir: Máirín Uí Shé.
Sunday Funerals
As announced by the Diocese of Kerry earlier this year, no Funeral Mass or burial will take place on Sundays from September 1st 2017. Removals to church are permitted on Sunday evenings.
Offertory Collection
Weekly Envelopes: €1,005; Cash: €1,299. Total: €2,304.
Collection for the Sick and Retired Priests amount received to date: €8,136. Míle buíochas. Diocesan Collection for Diocesan Needs will be taken up as a second collection this weekend September 2nd/3rd.

Blessing of school bags: Pupils along with their parents are invited to a blessing of malaí scoile at our week end masses of Sept 9th/10th Sept in our parish. It would be nice if you could be seated towards the front of the church for this blessing which will take place in all three churches.
Date for your diary: Prayers/Reflection with candlelight at Our Lady of Fatima
Grotto on Wed 18th Oct.
Pastoral Ministry Course: We wish all participants every success as the course
commences on Saturday Sept 19th i bPobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne.
Ardfert Retreat Centre: (1) Ballyheigue Pattern Day – Adoration at Ardfert Retreat Centre: Fri. Sept. 8th, 1.00pm – 4.00pm. (2) Gathering for Parish Contact People: Bishop Ray Browne, Mon. Sept. 18th, 7.00pm-9.30pm. (3) Human and Religious Development as Catholic Christians: Fr. Sean Sheehy, (8 weeks) each Wednesday starting Sept. 20th, 7.00pm – 8.30pm. Contact 066-7134276.
Study Theology by Distance Learning: The courses are aimed at those who wish to study their Christian faith at an academic level with the intention of deepening their understanding of the central themes in Christian theology. For more information contact 01-4048124 or email enquiries@prioryinstitute.com or www.prioryinstitute.com
Al-non meeting every Saturday @ 8.30pm in Ré Nua, Goat Street, Dingle.
Meeting for Returned Lay Missionaries and Volunteers: Have you ever worked overseas as a volunteer or lay missionary in Africa, Asia or South America? Join us for our first meeting which takes place on Wednesday, Sep 13th @ 7.30 p.m. in the John Paul 11 Pastoral Centre, Rock Rd, Killarney. For more info email jim.farrell@amri.ie or 083 8422468 to confirm attendance.
Vocations Afternoon: Poor Clare Monastery, College Road, Cork. Saturday Sept. 16th 2 – 4.30 pm For young women considering a vocation. Email: vocationspoorclarescork@gmail.com www.poorclarescork.ie
Anam Cara, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding its next monthly Parent Evening on Tuesday 12th of September from 19:30 to 21:00 in Recovery Haven, 5 Haig’s Terrace, Killierisk, Tralee.
Scoilbhliain Nua
Guímid gach rath ar shaothar ár múinteoirí is ár scoláirí ag filleadh ar scoil tar éis an tsamhraidh. Tús maith leath na hoibre.

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