The second collection on Christmas Day will be the Christmas Dues Collection (Clergy Income). You may return your Christmas Dues Envelope to this collection or you may also give a contribution without using an envelope. Your generous support of the clergy collections during the year is very much appreciated.
Dues envelopes & parish calendars are being distributed to households in the Parish at present.
for sale at the Parish Office. The Vouchers vary from €5, €8, €15, €20 & €50.
priesthood through their prayers and financial support. If you would like to make a donation towards their work please take one of the envelopes at the church doors and return it at Mass next weekend. We have two students for Kerry Diocese studying in Maynooth at present: Seán Murphy who was on placement with us last January and Mark Moriarty who will be with us until Easter. Many thanks for your support.
Mark Moriarty from Killarney is a Seminarian in Maynooth. He is with us until Easter on pastoral placement. We hoped he enjoys his stay with us.
Our Diary is now open. The 10am Mass each Sunday will be offered for the people of the Parish. Sunday Masses at 11.15am & 12.30pm will be available for Anniversary and other bookings. It would be helpful if you have provisionally booked a Mass to confirm the booking in the Parish Office with the Mass Offering: otherwise we can offer the Mass to another family.
with the prayer to the Guardian Angel are again in stock and can be acquired at our Pastoral Centre or Sacristy. Cost €1.
was a great success last week. We had 210 Transition Year students from Tralee in the Ballyroe Hotel. We had inputs from the SMA Team on Climate Justice, the Tralee Youth Ministry Group and Elma Walsh speaking about Donal Walsh and his message. The SMA Team spoke about their Thumb-Print campaign (picture below). Well done to all who were invloved.
Bishop Ray Browne has announced a number of clerical changes.
|Fr. Patsy who has been in this parish for 10 years has been appointed to Ballinskelligs Parish as Parish Priest. We have been enriched by his ministry and we wish him well in his new appointment.|
|Fr Niall Geaney, a native of Castleisland and ordained with the Kiltegan Fathers. He was ordained in 1974 and has worked in a few countries in Africa including Nigeria, Sudan, Uganda and Kenya. He returned to Ireland in 2016 and was appointed as curate in our parish in July 2017.|
People often experience that the Word of God in the bible comes to life for them when it is ‘broken open’ and shared in a group setting. This Lent let God surprise us as we open ourselves and reflect together on the Sunday Gospel. We will use the simple Lenten Resource outlined in ‘Hearing, Happening, Hoping’ available to download on www.killaloediocese.ie Join us on Wednesday mornings this Lent from 10am-11am in St. Brendan’s Pastoral Centre.
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