Easter Services
Holy Tuesday Tue Mar. 31st
7pm Mass :: Ballinderreen [St. Colman’s]
Holy Wednesday Wed Apr. 1st
9am Mass :: Ballinderreen [St. Colman’s]
7:30pm Mass followed by The Sacrament of Reconciliation :: Gort
Maundy Thursday Thur. Apr. 2nd
7pm The Last Supper :: Ballinderreen [St. Colman’s]
Good Friday Fri. Apr. 3rd
10.30am Stations of the Cross :: Ballinderreen [St. Colman’s]
Starting at Blake Manor Nursing Home
(weather permitting)
12pm The Passion :: Ballinderreen [St. Colman’s]
2.30pm Stations of the Cross :: Kinvara [St. Colman’s]
3pm The Passion :: Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
Holy Saturday Sat. April 4th
7pm Easter Vigil :: Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
9pm Easter Vigil :: Ballinderreen [St. Colman’s]
Easter Sunday Sun. April 5th
9am Doorus [St. Kieran’s]
10.30am Ballinderreen [St. Colman’s]
12pm Kinvara [St. Colman’s]

05/04/2015 Newsletter :: Easter Sunday

ANNIVERSARIES: Please pray for the following for whom Mass will be offered
Sat. Apr. 4th 7pm Cal Kelly [1st Anniversary]
Michael O’Connor & deceased relatives & friends
Mike & Mary Lynch, Ballybuck
Deceased Connolly Family, Dunguaire
Sun. Apr. 5th 9am People of the Parish
12pm Toddie Byrne [Anniversary]
Michael & Mary McInerney [Anniversary]
John Kilroy, Cloonsee
Sat. Apr. 11th 7pm John, Ellen & Sr. Rosario Donoghue & deceased family members
Sun. Apr. 12th 9am People of the parish
Sun. Apr. 12th Noon Patrick Bermingham [Anniversary]
Stephen & Margaret Donoghue, Gortnaclough
Jimmy & Mary O’Donohue, Cappamore, [Anniversary]
Last Sunday’s Collection

€1,155: A sincere ‘Thank you’ for your generosity and support. All the money collected in the weekend collections goes towards the maintenance and upkeep our Parish and Churches.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

No Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament — Thurs.9th April.

Parish Office

Please note that the parish office will be closed on Tuesday 7th April

Youth Choir

Please note that there will be no Youth Choir practice next Wed. 8th April


Congratulations to Ronan Michael Murray who was baptised recently.


As we are coming to the end of Lent 2015, it would be appreciated if Trocaire Boxes could be returned as soon as possible. If all small coins could be changed to €1 & €2 coins it would be a great help when counting.

Lough Derg Pilgrimage

Lough Derg Pilgrimage Season opens Saturday 2nd May with One Day Retreats which continue on 3, 4, 9, 10, 12, 16, 17, 19, 23, 25, of May. Advance booking is essential. The Three Day Pilgrimage season begins on Friday 29th May. You can begin the Three Day Pilgrimage any day between 29th May and 13thAugust. Pre-booking not required. Contact Lough Derg 071 9861518 or email. info@loughderg.org

Galway Branch of Down Syndrome Ireland

The  Galway Branch of Down Syndrome Ireland thank all who generously supported our recent church gate collection.

Kinvara Bay Sailing Club

TABLE QUIZ – to help raise funds for a new safety boat. Raffle, spot prizes & finger food. Friday 17th April @ 8.30pm in Keoghs Bar.  Pre-book your table in DIY Pursuits (€40 per table/€10 per person).

New Quay National School

Easter Sunday Cake Sale at New Quay National School – Easter Sunday 5th April
There will be fun activities & free Easter Eggs given out. A raffle will also take place & tickets can be purchased ahead of time. Contact Karen Roland on 086 3947826.

Coláiste Néifinn Athenry

Coláiste Néifinn Athenry is currently enrolling for a Cúrsa Gaeilge for 12-18 year olds. Course will run from July 6th-17th from 10am – 5pm daily in The Pres Athenry.  A new Dianchúrsa Gaeilge has also been introduced for Senior Cycle Students (places are limited).  Enrolment night  in The Raheen Woods Hotel Fri April 10th @ 6pm. Please email colaisteneifinn@gmail.com or phone 087-3903994 for more details.

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