13/12/2015 :: 3rd Sunday of Advent


Congratulations on your marriageCongratulations to
Karina Cooley
Michael Glynn
who were married recently in Kinvara.

Rest In Peace

Rest In Peace

We pray for

Marie Patricia O’ Shaughnessy, Dublin
Patricia Manning, England & Doorus
Patrick Kilkelly, Seanclough

who died recently.

May they rest in peace.

Please pray for the following for whom Mass will be offered
Sat. 12th 7pm Frances Keane & Deceased family members
Sun. 13th 9am Bridie Linnane, Nogra, [Months Mind]
Alf & Eileen Mahon & Patrick Halvy
12 noon Jack & Nora Conole, Crushoa, [Anniversary]
10.30am Ballinderreen Paul Connolly, Parkroe [Anniversary]
Shane and David Bishop, Drumacoo [Anniversary]
12 noon St. Colman’s, Kinvara Jack and Nora Conole, Crushoe [Anniversary]
Mon. 14th No Mass
Tues 15th Ballinderreen, 7pm Kathleen Staunton [Anniversary]
Wed 16th Ballinderreen. 9am Bridget & Martin Roache, Castlebar [Anniversary]
Thurs 17th Kinvara, 10am Special Eucharistic Adoration Mass
Friday 18th No Mass—Funeral of Patricia Manning in Doorus
Sat 19th 7pm St. Joseph’s, Kinvara Tom McCormack [1st Anniversary]
Tom Burke, Moy [14th Anniversary]
Padraig & Kathleen Naughton & John & Bridget McInerney, Shanclough
Sun 20th 9am ,Doorus People of the Parish
10.30am, Ballinderreen Pete & Mary Quinn, Lower Ballinderreen
John Martyn, Mulrook [Anniversary]
12 noon. St. Colman’s, Kinvara Mattie Noone, Carnamadra [1st Anniversary]
Last Sunday’s Collection

Ballinderreen: €709.08
Kinvara: €1,430.00

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.

Doorus Church

Cleaning on Tuesday evening at 7.30pm All welcome!!


Will finish next Thursday 17th December for the Christmas break.

Seamount College Students

Many Thanks to Seamount Students who generously donated proceeds of their no uniform day in November.
€350 to “Young at Heart” Social Club.
Greatly Appreciated

Ballinderreen Community Centre

Dec. 16th – Wed. Brothers of Charity Christmas Party.
11:00 am. A special party for local residents.

Feel free to drop in and participate.

Dec. 30th – Wed. Sean Keane & Jim Rooney in Concert, 8:00pm.
Also featuring Arty McGlynn, Nollaig Casey & Mick Daly.
Support by Blue Grass Duo of Paul & Cian Mulligan.

Tickets €15/€12 on www.ballinderreen.com or on 085 1743916.

Let it Snow!

A seasonal celebration in aid of Cope Galway. Sat. Dec. 12th at 7.45pm. In St. Joseph’s Church. Presenting The Quay Singers, Sonic Strings, Maeve Cairney & The Kinvara Youth Choir. Adm. Free. Donations to Cope, Galway.

COPE Galway

invite landlords to consider making a house available  to a homeless family or person. The landlord would receive rent at the levels available from the state supplement schemes. For more info. contact Jacquie Horan or Martin O Connor at 091 778750.

A Speaker

will give a Presentation For The Renewal Of Adoration Of The Blessed Eucharist In This Parish next weekend 12th & 13th Of November 2015. 

Christmas concert

with Liam Lawton, Jesuit Church, Sea Road, Tue. 15th Dec. Doors open at 7:30pm, concert begins at 8pm. Tickets €20 with proceeds to COPE Galway. Ticket, 086 877 6537, 091 569715 or online at www.messenger.ie.  

Ardrahan Church of Ireland

Carol Service, 5 p.m. Sunday December 20th, Ardrahan Church of Ireland. All welcome.

2016 Offertory

Envelopes will be distributed over the coming weeks.


Please walk up on the right and down on the left to ease congestion

Parking, St. Colman’s Church Kinvara

For Health & Safety reasons, please do not park along the wall to the left hand side of the barrier. Thank You.

Please Note

Church gate collections are to be taken up after Mass.

Loose change / coppers

A basket will be left at the front of the altar in all Churches at all Masses next weekend for your loose change / coppers, if you wish to contribute. All proceeds will go to St. Vincent de Paul & Trocaire.

Parish Office

Parish Office Opening Hours:

Tuesday & Wednesday Ballinderreen 9.30am—12.30pm
Thursday & Friday Kinvara 9.30am—12.30pm

Phone no. 086-8577644

The Online Resource for Kinvara & Ballinderreen Parishoners