A Warm welcome to
Fr. Gearóid
who is with us for the weekend.
Fr Gearóid

Newsletter for 25/01/2015

ANNIVERSARIES: Please pray for the following for whom Mass will be offered
Sat 24th 7pm Patrick, Mary, Pete, Sean + Bridget Naughton (Funchin)
Sun 25th 12 noon Noel O’Shaughnessy (Castleview)
Julia Keane (Kinvara West)
Fr 30th 10am Kathleen Brogan
Sat 31st 7pm Paddy, Tom & Gerry Donohue
Mary, Owen , Paddy & Bridget Fallon
Maggie Piggot
Parish Youth Choir Meeting

A meeting to discuss the arrangements for a new Parish Youth Choir (3rd class-Leaving Cert.) will take place on Wednesday 28th January at 8pm in the Pastoral Centre meeting room (old convent). All are welcome.

Diocesan Pastoral Centre Collection

This weekend: there will be a second collection at all masses to support the Diocesan Pastoral Centre. This collection funds initiatives and expert ministries’ promoting parenting and family life. It also provides resources for ministries’ in support of people who work to promote the faith life of the parishes.
Information about the centre can be accessed www.pastoralcentre.ie


Sunday 1st of February: blessing of the candles also known as Candlemas.
Candles will be blessed after Sunday morning masses.

Galway Novena

The Galway Solemn Novena takes places

Monday 9th-Tuesday 17th of February.

There are six sessions each day as follows:

Monday-Saturday: 7.45, 11:00, 13.10, 15.30, 19.30, 21.00.
Sunday: 9:00, 10.30, 12.30, 16.30, 18.30, 20.00.
Kinvara Defibrillator project

The AGM of Kinvara Defibrillator project will take  place on Thurs the 29th of January at 8pm in Parish Office Meeting Room (beside St Josephs Church, Kinvara).
All Cardiac first responders past, present and interested in joining are requested to attend as this is an important meeting in which we will be discussing the discontinuation of the on-call phone and adopting a new approach.
It is hoped that by ending the on call roster that there will be a greater uptake in training courses and recertification and that all previously trained volunteers will come back on board.

Parish Website

There is a parish website being designed at the moment. If you have any good pictures or photographs of the parish that you think might be suitable please give them to Fr. David or email to kinvaraparish@gmail.com

Congratulations to Seamount College

Congratulations to Seamount College Senior Camogie team who are now Connacht Senior A Champions after their victory against St. Brigid’s Loughrea in Ballindereen on Tuesday last. Well done to all involved. We wish them the best of luck in the semi final on Saturday February 14th against the Ulster Champions and this match will be held in Kinvara. Please support if you can!

Family Communications

A free 8 week course: on family communications commences on Thursday 29th of January from 7.30pm-9.30pm in the Gort Resource Centre. Contact: 091 630902 or 085 2022066 for more information.

The Online Resource for Kinvara & Ballinderreen Parishoners