24/01/2016 :: Third Sunday in Ordinary Time :: Catholic Schools Week



Congratulations to :

Luke Forde, Kinvara

who was baptised recently.

We welcome Luke into the Christian Community

Rest In Peace

Rest In Peace

We Pray for

Patrick Walsh,

who died during the week.

Patrick was the father of Cathy O’Dowd, Caoin Dara, Ballinderreen.

May he rest in peace.

Sincere sympathy to Cathy and all the family.

Please pray for the following for whom Mass will be offered
January 2016
Saturday 23rd 7pm
Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
People of the Parish
Sunday 24th 9am
Doorus [St. Kieran’s]
People of the Parish
Sunday 24th 10.30am
Ballinderreen [St. Colman’s]
Mark Fordham, [Months Mind]
12 noon
Kinvara [St. Colman’s]
Ann O’Conor Dunford 1st [Anniversary]
Julia Keane, Kinvara West, [Anniversary]
Thomas & Ita Leech , Kinvara, [Anniversary]
Patrick Donnellan, [Anniversary]
Tuesday 26th 7pm
Ballinderreen [St. Colman’s]
Tommy Corless
Wednesday 27th No Mass Priests Conference
Thursday 28th No Mass Priests Conference
Friday 29th No Mass Priests Conference
Saturday 30th 7pm
Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
Michael Hynes, Leeha South, Months Mind
Bernie, Michael & Birdie Leech, Crushoe & deceased Family members
Paddy & Bridget Fallon, Boherbee, [Anniversary]
Sunday 31st 9am Doorus
Doorus [St. Kieran’s]
Tommy & Kate Linnane and deceased family members
Sunday 31st 10.30am
Ballinderreen [St. Colman’s]
Detta Murphy, Newtown [Anniversary]
Mary O’Toole, [Anniversary]
John Killoran, Ballinderreen, [Anniversary]
Margaret, Thomas & John O’Connor, [Anniversary]
12 noon St. Colman’s
Kinvara [St. Colman’s]
Michael & Leana Greene, [Anniversary]
Tomo, Lily, Mattie Joe & Bernie Connolly & deceased Family members
Betty & Paddy Joe Griffin, [Anniversary]
Last Sunday’s Collection

Ballinderreen: €675
Kinvara: €1,435

Recent copper Collection

Ballinderreen: €780
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.

Check it Out!

Check it Out
Amazing Truck Driving Skills Primarch
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Every Job Requires Skill

Ballinderreen Family Mass

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


Words of Wisdom


Lotto 16/1/16 results as follows:
 1 – 4 – 7 – 26.
No Jackpot Winner, 3 x Match 3
Noel Gallagher,
Paud Murphy &
Cian Crotty

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.
Contact Aileen 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

Grandparents Day at Ballinderreen NS

This year the school community will celebrate and pay tribute to grandparents and the role they play in in their grandchildren’s life. We are delighted to invite all grandparents to the school hall 11am Feb. 3rd for a short ceremony, followed by classroom visits from 11.15am-12.30pm. The Parents Association will provide refreshments for visitors.

Refugee Crisis

A small group from Kinvara are returning to the Greek island of Lesvos to help with the refugee crisis. To find out more please listen to the interview available at https://www.mixcloud.com/fajhall/interview-with-lesvos-volunteers-maeve-kelly-peter-brazier-for-kinvara-community-radio/   and if moved to assist go to  https://chuffed.org/project/road-to-hope

New Pilates Classes

at Ballinderreen Community Centre, Tuesday’s at 11am.  First class is a free trial. Contact Áine Bailey on 083 0044767 to reserve your free trial. More info here:

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.

Town Twinning Trip 2016

A delegation from Kinvara has been formally invited to visit Locoal-Mendon for their 30th Trophée Ronsed Mor on the 2nd weekend of May. A meeting has been arranged to discuss this Tue.26th Jan. Kinvara Community Centre 8pm. A fundraising event is planned to help defray costs. All welcome.

Ballinderreen Juvenile Hurlers …

… are on the lookout for managers for U14 and U 16 for the forthcoming season which begins shortly. If you are interested or know anyone who may be, please revert to bleahy15@gmail.com or call Pat Burke 087 988 2596 or Brian Leahy 086 6866736

Cystic Fibrosis

Thank You for supporting our recent Church Gate Collection, €486.71 raised.


GALWAY CATHEDRAL 15th — 23rd February 2016
Weekday Times: 7.45 am 11.00 am 1.10 pm 3.30 pm 7.30 pm 9.00 pm
Sunday Times: 9.00 am 10.30 am 12.30 pm 4.30 pm 6.30 pm 8.00 pm

Offertory Envelopes

If you have not received an offertory envelope and would like to do so, please contact Catherine at the Parish Office 086-8577644 during office hours.

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

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


NEW SmartPoints programme. Lose 10lbs in 8 weeks and win €50 to spend online.
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

The Online Resource for Kinvara & Ballinderreen Parishoners