Congratulations on your marriage

Congratulations to Marian Kenny and James Hastings who were married recently

First Holy Communion

First Holy Communion

Congratulations to All the girls and boys in Northampton National School who made their First Holy Communion recently.

The Meaning of Marriage

Meaning of Marriage Newsletter Issue 5 19 April 2015

17/05/2015 :: The Ascension of the Lord

ANNIVERSARIES: Please pray for the following for whom Mass will be offered
Sat. 16th 7pm Michael O’Shaughnessy [Months Mind]
P.J., Mary & Mick Burke, Killina
Sun. 17th 9am Bertie Kavanagh [Months Mind] Father of Marie Bamber & brother of Willie Kavanagh
12pm People of the Parish
Tue. 19th 7pm Mass Ballinderreen , at the Grotto in the grounds of Blake Manor (weather permitting) otherwise it will be held in the Church
Wed. 20th 9am Ballinderreen
Thu. 21st No morning Mass.
7pm Seamount Graduation Mass ::St. Joseph’s
Fri. 22nd Thomas & Kate Kavanagh, Clonasee
Sat. 23rd 10.30am First Holy Communion Ballinderreen at 10.30am
Sat. 23rd 12.30pm First Holy Communion Kinvara at 12.30pm
7pm Patricia & Patrick Madden
Pakie & Maureen Flaherty, Killina
Sun. 24th 9am People of the Parish
10.30am People of the Parish
12pm Eileen Sullivan, Kinvara West, [1st Anniversary]
John & Mary, Paddy & Mary & Mattie Noone, Carnamadra
Paddy Kelly, Crushoa, [Anniversary]
Last Sunday’s Collection

€1,010 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.


Under certain circumstances special arrangements can be made to facilitate a student with migraine when taking state examinations. Full details are available on our website  or by following the link 

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock

Bishop Martin Drennan
will lead the pilgrimage on
Sun. 24th May.
Anointing of the sick will take place in the
Basilica at 2.30pm and the
Pilgrimage Mass will take place at 3pm.

Lough Derg

Bus Leaving Renmore Church Fri. 5th June, returning Sun. 7th June.
Dept. Maldron Hotel, Oranmore at 7.35am on 5th June.
Cost approx. €100 for Island and Bus.
Contact Renmore Parish: 091 769338 / 091 753763 / 086 4073192

Social Dancing

Social Dancing returns
in Ballinderreen Community Centre
on Sunday May 17th at 7:00 pm
with Outback. Waltz, Jive, Foxtrots, etc.
Adm €8.00 to include Tea/Coffee/Refreshments. 
Extra special guest Eamonn Cunniss from 6:00pm – 7.00pm
5 times All-Ireland Social Dancing Champion
will go through all the steps that you need to know beforehand – at no extra cost!

Kinvara Camogie Club

are in the process of ordering Training Tops for all its club members.  If anyone is interested in sponsorship, please contact Mary Callanan (087)3280672, any contribution would be most gratefully received.

Teach English in Italy for the Summer

Teachers required for a short term voluntary work placement with an Italian voluntary organisation called CVM (Comunità Volontari per il Mondo – Community Volunteers for the World) to teach English to Italian children and adults on Italy’s Adriatic coast. All funds raised for the teaching classes will go to assisting the poorest of the poor in Ethiopia and Tanzania. The two charities who will benefit this fundraiser are CVM and an Irish charity organisation APA (A Partnership with Africa).  Accommodation and meals will be provided with a host family as well as transport to and from the airport. Positions available for interested Teachers for June/July and August. Contact Jacinta Whelan on 0879615792 or

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