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 Katie Waters ( Cahercon ) who was baptised recently.


Congratulation to all the children who received the Sacrament of Confirmation here in Kinvara on Friday 13th March.

To Mothers, Grandmothers, All Mothers everywhere…

May love hold you, Peace enfold you and may you be held in the palm of God’s hand.

Spiritual Programme for Lent


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

Newsletter for 15/03/2015 :: 4th Sunday of Lent

ANNIVERSARIES: Please pray for the following for whom Mass will be offered
Sat. Mar. 14th Colum Corless [Months Mind]
Sun. Mar. 15th 9am Nora & Tom Curtin [Anniversary]
Nora Keane, Aughinish [Anniversary]
Sun. Mar. 15th 12pm People of the Parish
Mon. Mar. 16th 7pm Paddy Quinn, Caheravoneen [Months Mind]
John Joe Ryder
Julie, Michael and Ethel McMahon
Tue. Mar. 17th 9am Peter & Lena Huban & deceased family members
Maureen & Bob Sharpe
Thur. Mar. 19th No Mass
Fri. Mar. 20th No Mass
Sat. Mar. 21st 7pm Maureen & Tom Fahy & deceased family members
Sun. Mar. 22nd 9am Mary Costello, wife of Michael, Aughnish, died in N.Y.
Last Sunday’s Collection

€1,037: 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.

Emigrant Collection

The “Emigrant Collection” will be taken up at all Masses on St. Patrick’s Day.

Seamount College

Congratulations to Seamount College Girls who won the All Ireland Senior A Schools Camogie Championship.

Kinvara St. Patricks Day Parade

Kinvara St. Patricks Day Parade Begins at 1pm. All Welcome.

Gort St. Patricks Day Parade

Sun. 22nd Mar. 12.30pm.

Novelty, Community, Clubs, Schools and Commercial participants from South Galway and North Clare welcome. Live music, dancing and vintage display on The Square. Tug-O-War.

PREDA GALWAY 5k Run for Freedom

PREDA is a Philippines based children’s charity which strives to free children from adult prisons and rescue them from exploitation. Our fourth annual PREDA GALWAY 5k Run for Freedom takes place

on 12noon on Saturday March 21st 2015
at Ballybrit Racecourse in Galway.

Fr. Shay Cullen, PREDA founder will be there. All profits from the run go directly towards the work of PREDA in the Philippines.

On-line registration at
Entry fee: Adults: €15. Students: €10.

Kinvara Community Alert

Annual General Meeting  
Thurs. 26th Mar. 8pm
Parish Meeting Room at St. Joseph’s Church.
The meeting will include the launch of Community Text Alert for the area. All are welcome.

HOPE Foundation in Calcutta

Ennis medical students volunteering and raising funds for HOPE Foundation in Calcutta.

Table quiz
Fri. 20th 8pm 
Eire Og Clubhouse.

Contact Doireann Hennessy, or Ciaran MacMathuna  0873157407. All are welcome


Thank You. Church Gate Collection last weekend amounted to €338.42 (Ballinderreen €200.15; Doorus €138.27). Sincere thanks for your support.

Kinvara Community Children’s Centre

Kinvara Community Children’s Centre are now taking bookings for their Easter Camp which will run from Mon. 30th Mar.—Fri. 10th April with the exception of Easter Monday. For more info. Contact. Edelle at 091-638552 or

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.
All welcome. No charge.

Meeting will be led by a qualified dietary counsellor. For more information call Melanie 091-638777 / 087 7099644

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