Mass Times for St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick's Day Masses
St. Patrick’s Day Masses

Mon. 7pm : Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
Tue. 9am: Doorus [St. Kieran’s]
Sun 10:30am: Ballinderreen [St. Colman’s]


Congratulations to Eileen Murphy and Damien Conaty, Kinvara & Westmeath who were married recently


The Sacrament of Confirmation ceremony will take place on Friday 13th March at 11am in St, Joseph’s Church, Kinvara.

Spiritual Programme for Lent


Session 3
‘Woman washes the feet of Jesus’
A guided Meditation – with Sr. Mary Glennon

Acorn Centre,
Tue. 10th March at 7.30pm

There will be tea /coffee after the 7pm Mass and the session will last about an hour

Please Note: No session on Tuesday March 17th St. Patrick’s Day.The programme will resume on Tuesday March 24th

All are Welcome

Calling all young adults aged 16-35
Youth 2000
youth 2000

Youth 2000 Ireland invites all young adults aged 16-35 to a Catholic weekend retreat taking place from 6th-8th March at Galway Community College, Moneenageisha, Galway City. This will be an exciting weekend attracting over 100 young people from all over the country.

What to: expect? Good craic, excellent speakers, inspiring talks and workshops, prayer, great music, group activities, Youth Masses, Adoration, a Healing Service, games, lots of time to chill out, meet new people and a reluctance to go home!! For more details, see or call 086-2150607.

The weekend is being organised by young people for young people. Parental consent is essential for all those under 18. All meals are provided and accommodation is on site! Don’t let money be an obstacle; just bring any donation and a sleeping bag. Newcomers very welcome!

Newsletter for 01/03/2015

Our Condolences to the Family of John Forde, Killina who died last week, may he rest in peace.
ANNIVERSARIES: Please pray for the following for whom Mass will be offered
Sat. Mar. 7th 7pm Vincent Keane & Angela Callinan
Teresa Cahill (Forde) Kinvara
Sun. Mar. 8th 9am Joan Kavanagh, Mountscribe
Sun. Mar. 8th Noon Adrian, Margaret & John Joe Flaherty, Cappamore
Thur. Mar. 12th 10am John Killeen, Roo Demesne [Anniversary]
Fri. Mar. 13th No Mass
Sat. Mar. 14th Colum Corless [Months Mind]
Sun. Mar. 15th 9am Nora & Tom Curtin [Anniversary]
Sun. Mar. 15th 12pm People of the Parish
Theatre Night in Kinvara

Clann Machua Drama Group, Kiltimagh present “Conversations on a Homecoming” by Tom Murphy in Kinvara Community Centre on Saturday March 14th. This play was by Tom Murphy in 1985, and is set in a pub in a small town in east Galway. Doors open at 7.30pm with curtain up 8.30pm. Tickets at €10 will be available on the door or from Amelia C Boutique, Kinvara. Proceeds to Kinvara Twinning Association.

Down Syndrome Ireland – Galway

The Galway branch of Down Syndrome Ireland—annual church gate collection Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th March 2015 Kinvara and Durus church. All monies raised will support services to our branch members living in the greater Galway area, including Kinvara and Doorus.

Last Sunday’s Collection

€1,240: A sincere ‘Thank you’ for you generosity and support. All the money collected in the weekend collections goes towards the maintenance and upkeep our Parish and Churches.

Parish Youth Choir Meeting

New Youth Choir … a great success.
Practice every Wed. 7-8pm Pastoral meeting room.
All are welcome.

The Mobile Library

The Mobile Library will visit Kinvara on March 9th and 23rd between 11am – 12.30pm.

Healthy Eating Support Group

Fri. 6th March 10am to 12.00pm – Parish Pastoral Centre Meeting Room, Kinvara. Meeting will be led by a qualified dietary counsellor . All welcome. No charge,. For more information call Melanie 091-638777 / 087 7099644

SERVE Church Gate Collection

Mar. 8th Doorus. SERVE works in partnership with the Irish Redemptorists to provide eductation & skills training to vunerable communities in Africa & Asia. For further info. 091 781231 /

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