22/11/2015 :: 34th Sunday in Ordinary Time



Congratulations to :

Kara Bond

who was baptised recently.

We welcome Kara into the Christian Community

Please pray for the following for whom Mass will be offered
Sat. 21st 7pm Joe Corless, [Months Mind]
David Callanan [12th Anniversary]
Tom McCormack, [1st Anniversary]
Teresa Flannery who died recently.
Sun. 22nd 9am Sr. Catherine Glynn, Traught, [1st Anniversary]
12 noon Thomas & Margaret Kavanagh & their daughter Marie [Anniversary]
Tue. 24th 7pm Ballinderreen
Wed. 25th 11.45am Blake Manor Nursing Home Ballinderreen, All welcome
Thurs. 26th 10am People of the Parish
Fri. 27th 10am Mass
Sat. 28th 7pm Michael John Keane
Deceased members of the Tannian family, Killina
Maureen Quinn Caheravoneen, [Anniversary]
Sun. 29th 9am Tom Fahy and deceased family members, [Anniversary]
Last Sunday’s Collection

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.


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.

Loose change / coppers

A special collection of loose change / coppers will be organised towards the end of Nov.
Proceeds will go to St. Vincent de Paul & Trocaire.


Seamount College Parents Council will hold their annual table quiz at the Merriman Hotel, Kinvara on Thursday 26th November 2015 at 8pm. First prize €100 and spot prizes on the night also! Table of 4 – €40

Kinvara Social Club

Meeting Wed. 25th Nov. at 8pm. In the Merriman

The New Kinvara Social Club

will be opening on Mon. 30th Nov. 2pm-4pm in the parish meeting room at St. Joseph’s Church.

Coole Music Autumn Recital

Sun., Nov. 22nd, 7.30pm, Lady Gregory Hotel.  Adm free,

The Poor Clares in Galway

are hosting a Monastic Experience Day on Sat. 5th Dec.,10am to 5pm.  The day is designed to help women between 21 & 40 to find out more about the Poor Clare way of life. To book, contactpoorclaresgalwayvocations@gmail.com

Fundraising Style and Dine afternoon

Merriman 29th Nov. 12.30pm in support of Breast Cancer Research. Champagne, 4 course lunch, wine, fashion show Millinery showcase presented by Marietta Doran, Music after.. Tickets €55 available AmeliaC Boutique Kinvara 


Community Text Alert

This has just gone live in the Kinvara area. Anyone wishing to become a member please contact the committee or email kinvaracommunityalert@gmail.com . Alternatively, simply put a €5 donation towards text costs in an envelope, write your name and mobile phone number on the outside and drop it into the letterbox at Kinvara Garda Station.

Men’s Awareness Night

Thurs. 26th Nov. 5pm The Ardilaun Hotel, Galway. Dinner& guest consultant speakers. Tickets €70 available from Ardilaun Hotel 091-521546

Tidy Towns

Thank you for supporting our recent collection. €351.00 was raised.

“Galway Pro Life

Talk by Paddy Manning and Kate Bopp of Family & Life in the Westwood Hotel, Galway on Mon. Nov. 30th at 7:30pm in the Harriet suite. All welcome!”

“Hup” a traditional music series for TG4

will be shooting their Christmas special in Kinvara on 23rd & 24th November. The programme will feature a host of well-known Irish musicians & personalities including Declan O’Rourke, Pat Shortt, Mairtín O’Connor & Bela Fleck and will be broadcast to a large audience on Christmas night at 21.30. It will be filmed on Tues. 24th Nov. from 11am – 6pm in Dunguaire Castle. They are hoping for a small audience who would like to be a part of the filming on the day. Phone Edel on 01-4013646 for more information.


Annual Christmas Celebration of Light: remembering loved ones lost to suicide. Sun. 29th Nov. at 3.30pm St. Augustines Church, Galway

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