Posted by: naomhmuire | 04/01/2014

Fógraí / Newsletter January 5th 2014

Bliain A – 5ú / 6ú Eanáir 2014
An Dara Domhnach Tar Éis na Nollag
Sollúntas Éipeafáine an Tiarna
Pray for Michael Brosnan, Garrynadur; Esther Moriarty, (nee O’Sullivan), Dublin, Doonshean and Killarney; Stevie Kelliher, Milltown; Jer Fitzgerald, late of Goulane Beag, who died in Roscrea, Co. Tipperary.
Solas síoraí dá n-anamacha.
Priest on Call for the Corca Dhuibhne Pastoral Area is: Fr. Tomás Ó Luanaigh – 066-9151208.
MASSES/AIFRINN
ST. MARY’S CHURCH
Sat/Sath 4ú

Multi-Intentional
8.00pm 1. Jed Budhlaeir, The Grove, CB.
2. Maidhc agus Eibhlín Uí Mhoráin, Baile Riabhach, CB.
3. Thomas Walsh, Burnham and his brother Vincent Walsh, CB.
4. Gerry and Margaret Lee, CB and John Collins, CB, Garfiney.
Sun 5ú 11.30am Funeral Mass for Stevie Kelliher, R.I.P.
Luain 6ú 11.30am M.P.P.
8.00pm Feast of the Epiphany.
Máirt 7ú 10.00am Deceased members of the Sheehy Family, Glens.
Wed 8ú 7.30pm Faye O’Halloran, CB.
Déard 9ú 10.00am
Fri 10ú 7:30pm Eileen Cleary, CB and her husband Paddy, Baile Móir,
Sat/Sath 11ú
Multi-Intentional
8.00pm 1. Bridget Grandfield, late of Ballinaboula and Farran Flaherty and deceased members of the Grandfield and Griffin Families, CB.
2. Kieran Bambury, Bridge St., CB.
Domh 12ú 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.
NAOMH EOIN BAISTE, LIOS PÓIL
Domh/Sun 29ú 10.00am Barbara Mankowskoi, Poland, CB.
Luain/Mon 6ú 10.00am Special Intention.
Domh/Sun 12ú 10.00am Eileen Lovett, Goulane Árd, MM.
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Déardaoin / Thursday 11 am – 12 noon
NAOMH CAITLÍN, FIONN TRÁ
Satharn 28ú 6.15i.n. Jack Ó Conchúir, Maum na Gaoithe, CB.
Dé Luain 6ú 6.15i.n. Sollúntas Éipeafáine an Tiarna.
Satharn 4ú 6.15i.n.
Adhradh na Naomh Shacraiminte
Déardaoin / Thursday 11 r.n. – 12i.n.

Offertory Collection
Weekly Env.: €1,172; Cash: €976. Total: €2,148. Míle buíochas.
Diocesan Collection for Needs of the Holy Land will be taken up as a second collection this weekend Jan. 4th/5th after Communion.

Dingle Parish Pastoral Council Meeting, Thursday January 9th at 8pm in the Presbytery.

Dé Luain 6ú Eanáir
DINGLE: Euch. Ministers’ 1: 8pm 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. Readers: 8pm: Bernie Budhlaeir. 11.30a.m.: Barbara Prendergast.
LIOS PÓIL: Ministéirí Eoc.: Marie Uí Ghrifín agus Máire Uí Chinnéide. Léitheoir: Cathy Ní Ghrifín
FIONN TRÁ: Ministéir Eoc.: Eibhlín Uí Lúing. Léitheoir: Eibhlín Uí Lúing.
An Deireadh Seachtaine seo chugainn:
11ú/12ú Eánair
DINGLE: Euch. Ministers’ 2: Vigil Gene Courtney, Veronica Houlihan, Ann Scanlon, Patricia Flannery, Margaret Sheehy, Eileen Courtney. 11:30am Máire Uí Chonchúir, Tracey Sheehy, Ann Begley, Nora Curran. Collectors’ Team 2; Church Cleaners’ Team 2.
Readers: Vigil: Marian O’Sullivan. 11.30a.m.: Margaret Graham. LIOS PÓIL: Ministéirí Eoc.: Máire Uí Shé agus Treasa Uí Chearbhaill. Léitheoir: Marie Uí Ghrifín. FIONN TRÁ: Ministéir Eoc.: Siobhán Uí Shé. Léitheoir: Dáithí Ó Sé.
Our 3 Christmas Cribs
Dingle Parish Pastoral Council took the decision at our December meeting to share and forward your Crib donations towards the work of GIVE Ireland (The Gambia Ireland Volunteers in Education) founded by Joe Griffin of Lispole and to Mercy Sr. Sara O’Connor of Castlemaine who continues to serve in the Carmen Shanty Town Parish, Trujillo, Peru where Fr. Tomás Ó Luanaigh worked with her (1975-81).
GIVE Ireland was founded in 2009 to enable retired teachers to offer voluntary educational support to children in Gambia.
Mission to Peru: Sr. Sara is one of 7 Kerry Sisters of the Bon Secours(2) and Mercy Orders(5) who served in the Cork Mission to Peru set up in 1965 together with 6 priests from the Diocese of Kerry.
Contribution Received to Date: €794.
FÓGRAÍ
Ardfert Retreat Centre: Sat. 25th January 10.30 am – 5.00pm Day of Reflection with Brendan Comiskey SS.CC – “To be baptized is to be called by God into a special place …”. Booking 066-7134276/ardfertretreat@eircom.net
Haven Cancer Support House will host a talk by Christy Kenneally “From Heartbreak to Hope: Coping with Cancer, Illness and Loss” in Ballygarry House Hotel on January 8th at 8pm.
Cinder Eile: Cuirfidh Aisteoirí Bhréanainn an gheamaireacht CINDER EILE ar stáitse i Halla na Feothanaí ar an Domhnach seo ar 2.30 san iarnóin 5ú Eanáir 2014.Cead isteach: €8.00 agus €4.00.
Public Lecture
The Diocese of Kerry will host a public talk by Mary Kenny in The Gleneagle Hotel, Muckross Road, Killarney on Wednesday January 8th 2014, beginning at 8.00 pm. Mary Kenny is a well-known journalist, whose columns appear regularly in the Irish Catholic. There is no charge for the talk and all are welcome.
Bunscoileanna
Tá bunscoileanna an Pharóiste ag ath-oscailt Dé Máirt seo chughainn an 7ú Eanáir.
The 6 Parish Primary Schools re-open on Tuesday next, January 7th.
Bliain an Chreidimh – Our Patron Saints Laochra an Chreidimh No. 76.
Saint Kevin. I have chosen St. Kevin as my Confirmation Saint because he was brilliant with all sorts of animals and I would love if my Confirmation saint could help me be better with animals. Also, Saint Kevin showed his love in God when he forgot his life in the urban world. He reshaped his life in a rural place called Glendalough where he built his monastery. There are many stories based on St. Kevin. One such story is when he was standing in a lake and a bird landed in his hand, the bird laid an egg and St Kevin stayed in that very spot until the egg hatched. (Ben – Scoil Iognáid Rís)
Ár gCóineartú / Confirmation 2014
All Confirmation candidates together with their parents / guardians are reminded to sit in the front seats at our Parish Confirmation Programme Masses on Saturday and Sunday, January 11th/12th next.
Naomh Caitlín, Fionn Trá – Dé Satharn 6.15i.n.
Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil – Sunday 10am.
St. Mary’s, Dingle – Saturday 8.00pm.
We invite Confirmation candidates and their families to provide readers and parents to help with Guí an Phobail and the Offertory Procession at our 3 Confirmation Masses next weekend.
Cóineartú – Confirmation 2014
Confirmation will take place on Wednesday March 19th , 2014 at 2.00pm in St. Mary’s Church.
Marriages: We congratulate the following who were married in our Parish June – Dec. 2013:
Marian Larkin, Ardagh, Lk. / Peter O’Dea. Rathkeale.
Léan Firtéar, Fán / Micheál Ó Moráin, Baile Riabhach.
Edel O’Kelly, Rathkeale / Eoin Condron, Ballingarry.
Jane Cunningham, Blanchardstown / Alan Daly, Dub 15.
Neoma Fanning, Drogheda / Andrew O’Connor, Glin.
Krystal Mulvey, Kent / Richard Brady, Dartford, Kent.
Sinead O’Sullivan, Minard E / John Dromey, Mullingar.
Eimear McKenna, Cooleen / Michael Flynn, Celbridge.
Bernadette Keane, Graigue / Martin Connolly, Ballinlough
Clare McSweeney, Garfiney / Joe Kavanagh, Com a’ Liaigh, Ceann Trá.
Seán Pól Ó Conchúir, Kilcooley, Baile na nGall / Lenka Bardakova, Slovakia.
Roisin Curtin, Cobh / Seamus Claffey, Douglas, Cork.
Stacey Weiler, Levittstown, New York / Pat Treacy, Scarriff, Co. Clare.
Robert Kennedy, New York / Katie Gagnon, New York.
Sharon Scanlon, Raheen, Lk. / Mark Nolan, Raheen.
Catherine Delaney, White’s Cross, Cork / Maurice Cogan, Little Island, Cork.
Olga Byrne, Sanyford / Tony Kernan, Greenhills, Dublin.
Christine McGrattan,Cluain Coille / Cormac O’Sullivan, Glen Minard.
Helen Griffin, Foxrock, Dub / Aidan Murphy, Strand St.
Doreen Kelly, Oakpark, Tralee / Michael Mangan, Belmullet, Co. Mayo.
Emma Barry, Tramore, / Kiernan Duane, Clondalkin.
Kim McGann, Kilmaley, Clare / David Casey, Loughrea.
Amy Devlin and Colm Fox
Eimear O’Connor, Ballyhea / Pádraig Garvey, Baile an Cnocán.
Colette O’Donnell, / Petrus Serfontein, South Africa.
Christina Mirarche / Timothy Wojs, Wisconsin, USA.
Marie Kennedy / Matthew Lenihan, London.
Sinead Lucey, Dundrum / Fiachra Baynes, Ennis.
Catherine McKeown, Douglas / Alan Tobin, Clonakilty.
Evelyn Walsh, Burnham / Patrick Whelehan, Mullingar.
Kristin Abbott / Joseph Giant, Minneapolis, USA.
Lynn Hamilton, / Wayne O’Connor, Dundrum, Dublin.
Feast of The Epiphany – Church Holyday
Mass Times
Naomh Eoin Baiste: ……… 10.00am January 6th.
Naomh Muire …………….. 11.30am 6ú Eánair.
Naomh Caitlín: ……………. 6.15i.n. 6ú Eánair.
Naomh Muire …………….. 8.00pm 6ú Eánair.

NB: Please note that the Vigil Masses will be held on the evening of Monday Jan 6th and not on Sunday evening.
Nollaig na mBan – Women’s Christmas
Nollaig na mBan – Women’s Christmas is sometimes called Women’s Little Christmas or Small Christmas. The tradition, still very strong in Cork and Kerry is so called because of the Irish men taking on all the household duties for the day. Most women hold parties or go out to celebrate the day with their friends, sisters, mothers, and aunts. Bars and restaurants serve mostly women and girls on this night. Children often buy presents for their mothers and grandmothers. The tradition honours all women within the 12 Days of Christmas.
Guímis go raibh suáilcí Mháthair Dé mar lón anama, chun misneach agus chun dóchas a thabhairt do mhná an domhain ina n-iarrachtaí cothrom na Féinne a bhaint amach. Amen
20+C+M+B+14 – Blessing Our Home
There is a lovely custom practised in Central Europe on the eve of 6 January. This involves writing in chalk above the front doors of houses the letters C, M, and B enclosed by the numerals of the New Year. For 2014, then, the inscriptions would look like 20+C+M+B+14. The letters themselves have a double meaning. They stand for the traditional names of the Magi, or three wise men, who visited the Christ Child – Caspar, Melchior and Balthasar – but they also function as the initials of a blessing for the home: ‘Christus Mansionem Benedicat’ (May Christ Bless this House). (Salvador Ryan, N.U.I. Maynooth)
Gospel Reflection For Youth
This Sunday’s Gospel is from John. It is the first Sunday Gospel of the Year 2014 and it tells us about the beginning! At the beginning of a New Year we read about the beginning of Christianity and how John came to shine a light on Jesus and how Jesus came and shone a light on all of us. Jesus came to allow us the opportunity to let our light shine. How do you think you can do this? Have you let your beauty and goodness shine this Christmas? Can you do anything today to connect you to the real love in your heart for the people around you, for yourself, for the world in general and for God. Think about those connections and spend some time thinking about how you can stay connected! Happy New Year. (Intercom Magazine)
Parish Envelope Scheme & Calendar 2014
Spare Féilire Eaglasta 2014 are available at the back of the 3 Parish Churches, please take one if you have not already received it
Any person or family, who have not received a Box of Envelopes for your offertory contribution, and would like to have one, please advise the Parish Office and we will arrange it.
The offertory collection funds all running costs and maintenance in our Parish, including insurance, staffing and Diocesan Levy.
The Dues Envelopes, of which there are 5 each year, help make up the Parish Priest’s salary, are also available at the back of the three Parish Churches.
Go méadaí Dia bhúr stór.


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