Congratulations to Conor Kennedy & Sadbh Kavanagh who were baptised recently.

Spiritual Programme for Lent
Session 2
‘Peter walking on water’
a guided meditation with Sr. Mary Glennon

Acorn Centre,
Tue. 3rd March at 7.30pm

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

ANNIVERSARIES: Please pray for the following for whom Mass will be offered
Sat. Feb. 28th 7pm John Paul O’Connor & deceased family members, Leeha South
Tommy & Mai Forde & deceased family members, Killina
Sun. Mar. 1st 9am Pake, Babe, Bridie, Teresa, Tom & Michael Curtin, Doorus
Jimmy, Patrick & Peggy McInerney
Sun. Mar. 1st 12 noon Ann O’Connor [Months Mind]
Thomas, Mary-Ann, Paddy & Martin Kelly & deceased family members, Cappamore.
Gerry & Teresa Sweeney, Kinvara, [Anniversary]
Thur. Mar. 5th 10am People of the parish
Fri. Mar. 6th 10am Mass
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
Last Sunday’s Collection

€1,062: 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.
Next practice Wed. 4th Mar. 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.

Seamount College

Table Quiz Fundraiser will be held in Keogh’s Kinvara on Thurs. Mar. 5th  at 8:00pm. To book a table please contact Annie Nolan 086-3002523.

Beginning Experience Weekend in Esker

Beginning Experience Weekend in Esker, Athenry Friday 6th – Sunday 8th March 2015. For people suffering the loss of a spouse/partner through death, separation or divorce. Contact Sean Kelly 086-1647970 or Mary Richardson 087-9384445 for more information

Feileacain (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Association of Ireland)

Feileacain (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Association of Ireland) will host a Service of Remembrance for all babies who died around the time of birth, Sun. March 1st at 3.00 pm in The Church of the Holy Family, Mervue, Galway. Anyone affected by the death of a baby is welcome to attend.

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 /

Kinvara Tidy Towns Meeting

In conjunction with Galway Co. Council, information on Household Hazardous Waste Prevention. Wednesday 4th Mar. Kinvara Community Centre 7:30pm. Guest speaker Sinéad Ní Mhainnín, Environment Section,. All welcome.

Cash for Clobber

Wed. 4th Mar. Bags of old clothes , shoes, bed clothes, towels etc. Can be donated at the school gate between 3 – 6pm &  again on Thur. 5th March  from 8:30- 10 am & from 1:30 – 4pm . All money raised to Seamount pitch development fund.

Yeats 2015 at the Coole Music Orchestra Festival Concerts

Young Orchestras and Choirs from around the country will celebrate Yeats 2015 at the Coole Music Orchestra Festival Concerts, Sat., Mar. 7, Gort Community Centre, 1pm and 6pm.  Tickets available at Gort Educational World or at the door.  See

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