Congratulations to :

Zara Kavanagh, Sasha Burke and Elise Richie

who were baptised recently in Kinvara.

We welcome Elise, Sasha and Zara into the Christian Community

Rest In Peace

Rest In Peace

We Pray for

Mary Ann Gill,
Keamsella, Ballinderreen,
Joe Barrett,
Brothers of Charity, Mulrook and Loughrea
who died recently.

We also Pray for
P.J O’Meara,
father of John, The Quay.
Burial, Mount Cross Cemetery on Sunday 17th January.

May they rest in peace.

Sincere sympathy to their families.

Please pray for the following for whom Mass will be offered
January 2016
Saturday 16th 7pm St. Joseph’s Sean & Christina Connolly, The Quay
Sunday 17th 9am Doorus People of the Parish
Sunday 17th 10.30am Aggie Murphy, Caheradoo
Frank O’Reilly, Dublin 11th [Anniversary] (father of Vivienne Molloy)
Jack, Kate, Seamus & Christopher St. George, Newtown, [Anniversary]
12 noon St. Colman’s Keelin Frawley, [Anniversary]
Tuesday 19th 7pm Thomas & Celia Sweeney & deceased members of the Sweeney Family, Aran
Wednesday 20th 9am People of the Parish
Thursday 10am St. Joseph’s People of the Parish
Friday 10am St. Joseph’s Mass
Saturday 23rd 7pm St. Joseph’s People of the Parish
Sunday 24th 9am Doorus People of the Parish
Sunday 24th 10.30am Mark Fordham, [Months Mind]
12 noon St. Colman’s Ann O’Connor Dunford, [1st Anniversary]
Julie Keane, Kinvara West, [Anniversary]
Thomas & Ita Leech, Kinvara, [Anniversary]
Last Sunday’s Collection

Ballinderreen: €1,065
Kinvara: €1,785

Recent copper Collection

Ballinderreen: €343
Kinvara: €501

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.

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Ballinderreen Family Mass

Ballinderreen Family Mass
Anyone interested in taking part,
please contact Fr. David or Catherine.


Words of Wisdom

Doorus National School

Have you heard the Annual Family Fundraising 5km fun run/walk is happening from Doorus National School this year on Sunday 10th January 2016.  Registration from the NS at 
12 noon, event starts at 1.30 p.m. with a cuppa and some goodies afterwards.  Adults €10, free entry for children. 
Organised by Run Kinvara and Kinvara GAA


Lotto results as follows:
 10 – 12 – 27 – 32.
No Jackpot Winner, 1 x Match 3

Church gate collections are to be taken up after Mass.

Ballinderreen Parish Dinner and Party.

Ballinderreen Social Services will hold their annual Parish Dinner and Party on Sunday the 31st of January in Ballinderreen Community Centre at 1pm.
Anyone wishing to attend please put your name on the list in Ballinderreen Church Porch or phone Aileen to reserve a place at 087 2612029.

Young at Heart Social Club Kinvara

resumes on Monday 25th January from 2-4pm in the Pastoral Centre Kinvara.
Please come along for tea, chat and music. Enquiries: Anne Smith 087-9786217, Kitty Shaughnessy 087-2864217, Sharon Phelan 087-9943539

New Quay National School

Pub Quiz
Linnane’s Pub in New Quay, 
Fri. Jan. 29th at 8 p.m. 
€10 per/person and tables of 4.

To book please contact 0863947826.

€100 plus 4 bottles of wine to the winning table and
4 bottles of wine to the runners-up.

A raffle will be held on the night.
All proceeds will go towards 6 weeks swimming tuition for all children of New Quay National School.

Kinvara Swimming Club:

who organised the Christmas Day Swim event collected €1,854 and they would like to thank everyone who participated. 
If you missed the swim and would like to donate, please call into Kinvara Credit Union – every little bit helps.

Ballinderreen Community Centre

Check out The New Ballinderreen Community Centre Class Timetable

Lost & Found

A sum of money was found in Kinvara Church grounds Wed. 6th January. Please contact Catherine at the Parish Office 086-8577644

Special Mass for Hope and Healing

Bishop Martin Drennan will preside at a Special Mass for Hope and Healing on Wed. 20th Jan. 7.30pm. We invite you to join us for this Mass to show your solidarity with the People of South Galway who were affected by the recent flooding. Members of the Choirs from the Deanery will sing at the Mass. Refreshments will be serve in O’Grady’s after the Mass as an opportunity to meet one another.

Support Services for Victims of Flooding

Counselling SUPPORT SERVICES for Victims of Flooding IN GALWAY, MAYO & ROSCOMMON 2015
The HSE Psychology Department are providing a counselling support service for members of the public who have been affected by the flooding. If you or members of your family are feeling distressed or emotionally overwhelmed as a result of the flooding, you can contact the H.S.E. Counselling Helpline for Flooding Freephone 1800 245 600 from 9.30am to 5.00pm weekdays

Kinvara Community Radio

Kinvara Community Radio to hold public meeting: in the Community Centre, Kinvara. Mon. 18th Jan. 8pm. Those with an interest in community development, news, music or the technical side to broadcasting are invited to attend.

Ballinderreen Community Centre 

Today, Sun. Jan. 17th 2:30pm, Ballinderreen Community Centre will present a Concert of music, song and dance to celebrate Ballinderreen’s recent Social Inclusion Award.  Refreshments served. Admission free and all welcome to attend.


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Classes every Tuesday in the Lady Gregory Hotel, Gort at 8.15pm. Contact: Catherine 086-2058463




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

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