28/02/2016 :: 3rd Sunday of Lent

Cermony of Light for Confirmation

Cermony of Light for Confirmation

Kinvara Parish—3 schools—Wed. 2nd March—7.30pm

Ballinderreen—Wed. 24th Feb.—7pm



Congratulations to :

Séamus Mullin and & Sean Jordan who were Baptised recently.

We welcome Sean and Séamus into the Christian Community

Rest In Peace

Rest In Peace

We Pray for

Sheila Madden,
Dunkellin & Cheltenham,
Sister of Ann Quinn, & Nora Linnane,

Sr. Martha Donohue,
late of Funchin who died in Navan and

Geraldine Burke,
who died during the week.

Sincere sympathy to their families.

May they rest in peace.

Anniversaries & Intentions
Please pray for the following for whom Mass will be offered
February 2016
Sat 27th 7pm
Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
John Forde, Killina, 1st [Anniversary]
Tommy & Mai Forde, Killina & deceased family members
We also remember Teresa Ford (Cahill), her 2nd Anv. occurs around now.
Sun 28th 9am
People of the Parish
Sun 28th 10.30am
Mary Sullivan (nee Hall), Ballycleary & London, sister to Bridget Waites & Kathleen Ryder & Patrick Hall (deceased) who died recently in London
Kinvara [St. Colman’s]
Bridget O’Halloran, [Months Mind]
Thomas & Mary Kelly & Paddy & Martin Kelly, Cappamore & deceased family members.
Gerry & Teresa Sweeney, Main St. [Anniversary]
Tues 1st 7pm
Special Intention
Wed 2nd 9am
Sun 6th 10.30am
PJ & Kathleen Larkin
Michael Corless & deceased family members, Ballycleara
Michael Barry, Cartron, [Anniversary]
Anna Quinn, [2nd Anniversary]
Thurs 3rd 10am
Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
Get well Special Intention
Fri 4th 10am
Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
Special Intention
Sat 5th 7pm
Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
Cliona Keaveney, [Months Mind]
Vincent Keane, Cartron & Angela Callanan, [Anniversary]
Sun 6th 9am
Tommy Kavanagh, [Months Mind]
Jimmy, Peggy & Patrick McInerney
Joan Kavanagh, [Anniversary]
Kinvara [St. Colman’s]
Adrian, Margaret & John Joe Flaherty, [Anniversary]
Last Sunday’s Collection

Kinvara: €1,490
Ballinderreen: €802.55

A sincere ‘Thank you’ for your generosity and support.

Seamount College Kinvara

are delighted to have Celebrity Chef Neven Maguire & an Artisan Food Fair on Wed. 9th  March in the Lady Gregory Hotel Gort.  Doors open 6.30pm. (Demonstration 8pm sharp). Tickets available from the School office (091 -637362) or the Parents Council.

Lenten Programme

7.30pm– 9pm Acorn Centre Ballinderreen
Tea and coffee after 7 pm Mass.
Everyone welcome
Mar. 1st. “A Journey in Prayer”
A series of images, with words and music leading the group through various experiences and reflections using Scripture as the key and a prayer to conclude each meditation. Images by Sr. Mary Stephen CRSS.
Words by Sr. Petra Boex OSB.


All ladies over 18. Would you like discover new interests, enjoy outings and make new friends if so come along to Kinvara community centre  Tue. 6th March 8pm & discover what the ICA is all about. This is an informal information night. Contact Galway federation president Sharon Kelly for further information 0856780562

‘Juno and the Paycock’

by Sean O’Casey will be staged in Ballinderreen Community Centre Sat. March 12th at 8.00pm. Doors open  7.00pm curtain up 8.00pm. Tickets €10 available on the door or from Amelia C Boutique and the Credit Union in Kinvara. In aid of Kinvara Twinning Association.

Confirmation St. Joseph’s Church

Thursday 10th March at 11am

Ballinderreen Confirmation

Sunday 13th March at 11am.

Please note:

No 10.30am Mass on Sunday 13th

Doorus Parents Association

Will host a First Aid Course provided by The Red Cross. Thurs. 3rd. March, Doorus N.S. 7pm—9.30pm. Contact Amanda 087-7698558. All welcome

Lotto No’s

No winner. One match 3 Joan Madden.

This weeks jackpot is €7,600 & draw will take place Sat 27th in Jordan’s

Ballinderreen Pastoral Council

Meeting Mon. 29th Feb. at 7.30pm

Ballinderreen Camogie Club: Fashion Show!

Lady Gregory on Fri March 4th at 7:00pm. Clothes will be modelled by local stars!! Wide variety of pop up stalls open for business on the night.
Details & Tickets: Laura Sheehan 085 789 3385.

Ballinderreen I.F.A.

Tractor Spraying Course: will take place 19th & 26th April, Acorn Centre. Fee €120. To book call John—087-2720625

Ballinderreen First Confessions

Monday 7th March at 7pm

Monthly House Calls

Please note: due to upcoming Confirmation preparation, Fr. David will not visit the sick & housebound this month. However, if you really need to see him, contact Catherine at the parish office during office hours.

The Alzheimer Café

Free monthly gathering. This month will be an information session on “Communication in Dementia”. Flannery’s Hotel Galway, Thur. 3rd March, 2pm – 4pm. More infor. contact: Maureen Mannion 086 8211540.

Dr Fergus Heffernan

A renowned psychologist and psychotherapist: will give a talk in Seamount College on Thurs. March 3rd at 7pm, on anxiety and stress management. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Ballinderreen Community Centre Presents

Máirtín O’Connor, Brendan O’Regan & Guests, Saturday 5th March, 8.00pm. Adm. €15 (concession €12). Early booking advised on 085-1743916 or online at www.ballinderreen.com.

The Youth 2000 Connaught retreat

Moneenageisha Community College, Galway, from Fri. 4th March to Sun. 6th. It is an opportunity for young people (16-35 yrs) to take some time out of their regular routine and have an experience like no other! For more info. visit www.youth2000.ie or contact 086-2150607 (on-line booking recommended).

Inter-diocesan Vocations Workshop

Sat. 5th March. Find out more about the life of a priest. For further information, contact Fr. Ian O’Neill on 091 798741 or email galwaypriesthood@gmail.com

Home Instead

are looking for carers to provide homecare services to clients in this area – F/T, P/T and Flexi hours available – please call 091 384 160 or mail info@hiscgalway.ie

Sage needs volunteers

to help speak up for older people across all care settings.

Sage will provide QQI accredited training & ongoing support.

Call 086 183 1428, email michelle.rooney@sage.thirdageireland.ie or see  www.sage.thirdageireland.ie




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.

Please Note

Church gate collections are to be taken up after Mass.

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