04/10/2015 :: Harvest Mass

Please pray for the following for whom Mass will be offered
Sat. 3rd 7pm P.J. Burke, [1st Anniversary]
Gerry, Tom & Paddy Donohue
Special Intention: Mary Kate & Jack Quinn, Moy
Sun. 4th 9am Tom Carr, [Anniversary]
12pm John Fahy, Kinvara West, [2nd Anniversaary]
Deceased members of the O’Connor Family, Newline
Tue. 6th 7pm Ballinderreen
Wed. 7th 9am Ballinderreen
Thurs. 8th 10am People of the Parish
Fri. 9th 10am Mass
Sat. 10th 7pm People of the Parish
Sun. 11th 9am Mass
12pm Mass
Last Sunday’s Collection

€1,525.00 and the Trocaire collection was €1,945.
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.

Attention All Parents

Do you have a child interested in singing or being part of a choir? If so, maybe the Kinvara Parish Youth Choir is the activity for them. The choir is open to boys and girls from 4th Class up to Leaving Cert. Practice takes place  7-8pm on Wednesdays in the Parish Centre (beside St.Joseph’s Church) If you would like to know more, please text Maeve on 087-6685775.

Adoration Chapel

If you have a little time to spare and would like to stay in the
presence of the Blessed Sacrament, please contact Bina on 087-7950048 / 091-638138

Tracht 2015

The Community Council are currently planning a new edition of the Community magazine, Tracht, which was last published in 2008. The aim of Tracht is to create a snapshot of community life in Kinvara. The editorial team are currently seeking articles from the community for publication consideration. All thoughts, suggestions & enquiries can be sent to kcc.tracht@gmail.com  or directly to any member of the Community Council.

Free Waste Electrical Goods

Collection – St Colman’s Church Car Park, between 4pm and 7pm Thurs 8th  Oct. Anything with a plug or battery will be accepted.

Gort Community School

Autumn Adult Evening Classes, enrolment Tue. 6th Oct. Farmers: Paul Mullins from Teagasc will be giving a series of free talks on internet & websites.

Assistant Required in Gort Social Services

To assist the manager in the day to day running of the Social Services Centre. No experience is necessary. Eligible candidates must be 25 or over and in receipt of an Irish Social Welfare payment. Contact Margaret 091 631522


Thanks to all who contributed at the Churchgate collection.  €443.98 was raised.  If you wish to talk to the Samaritans call free phone 116123 any time. 

Adult Swimming

Kinvara Swimming club is organising a three-week course for adult beginners and improvers 7th – 21st Oct. (Wednesdays) at 9.00pm in Kilcornan Pool.  Fee: €20.  Phone 087 6910195 to confirm your place.

Seamount College, Kinvara

Information evening for prospective 2016 First Year Students and their Parents, Mon. Oct. 5th, 2015. Principal’s Speech 4:30pm .

Kinvara Tidy Towns Award

Congratulations to Kinvara Tidy Town’s Committee who won an endeavour award of €500 for the biggest improvement by an entrant in Co.Galway from the previous year. Kinvara Tidy Towns increased our points by more than 11% on last year .

Gort Community School Open Day

Sat. 10th Oct. 10am—2pm Principal’s address at 10.30am. For more information log onto www.gortcs.com.

Thank You

to all who returned their harvest dues, your generosity is really appreciated

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