31/01/2016 :: Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Rest In Peace

Rest In Peace

We Pray for

Michael Kelly,
Newtown & London,

who died recently.

Michael was brother of Mary Dwyer, Ballinderreen

May he rest in peace.



Please pray for the following for whom Mass will be offered
January 2016
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
Kinvara [St. Colman’s]
Michael & Leana Greene, [Anniversary]
Tomo, Lily, Mattie Joe & Bernie Connolly & deceased Family members
Betty & Paddy Joe Griffin, [Anniversary]
February 2016
Tuesday 2nd 7pm
Candlemas Day
Blessing of Candles
Wednesday 3rd 9.10am
St. Blaise—Blessing of Throats
Sarah, Michael and Anthony Conlon [Anniversary]
Thursday 4th 10am
Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
People of the Parish
Friday 5th 10am
Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
Saturday 6th 7pm
Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
Colm Corlesss, 1st [Anniversary]
Molly & Jack Quinn, Moy, [Anniversary]
Paddy, Tom & Gerry Donohue, [Anniversary]
Sunday 7th—9am
People of the Parish
Sunday 7th 10.30am
Bertie Flannery, [Anniversary]
Thomas Shiels, Killeenhugh, [Anniversary]
Finbarr Dwyer, [Anniversary]
12 noon
Kinvara [St. Colman’s]
Deceased members of the Curtin Family, Roo Demense
Last Sunday’s Collection

Ballinderreen: €1,095
Kinvara: €1,480

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.

Young At Heart Social Club Kinvara

Next meeting Mon. 8th Feb.  2pm – 4pm, Pastoral Centre. Please come along for tea chat & music. Volunteers needed to provide lifts. Contact Sharon 087-9943539 Ann 087-9786217. 

Lenten Spiritual Programme

Tuesdays after evening Mass Feb. 16th to March 15th
(more details in the following weeks)


SEAMOUNT COLLEGE CASH FOR CLOTHING will take place at the school on Thurs. the 11th Feb. Unwanted Clothes, Bedding, towels etc… can be dropped off at the back gate of the school between 8:30am to 3:45pm.

Ballinderreen Parish Dinner and Party

Ballinderreen Social Services Annual Parish Dinner & Party Today in Ballinderreen Community Centre at 1pm. Contact: Aileen 087 2612029

Doorus Community Montessori

Fundraiser: We are looking for donations of clean unwanted clothes (dry & reusable), paired shoes, handbags & Belts. Items can be dropped to Doorus School/Montessori anytime until 15th Feb.

Grandparents Day

Grandparents Day at Ballinderreen NS
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.

Kinvara Juvenile GAA

Registration Day Sunday 31st January at 1pm at Kinvara Gaa pitch after 12 noon Mass for all juvenile players for 2016. Reduced rates for more than1 player per family. Free Kinvara socks and shorts for players registering today!

Pilates Classes

Ballinderreen Community Centre. Tuesday’s 11am. 1st Class free trial www.facebook.comainebaileypilates/

Social Dance Classes

Ballinderreen Community Centre – Social Dance Classes beginning Sun. Feb. 7th 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Community Centre, followed by tea and biscuits! No partner required. All are welcome. Adm. €10.00. Further details from Maria Murphy on 085 7039709

Holy Land Pilgrimage 2016

Fr. Benny McHale has organised a pilgrimage to the Holy Land from June 7th to June 17th 2016. Contact him A.S.A.P. to avoid disappointment on 091-244881. The Holy Land is very safe and pilgrims have no need to worry about security.

7pm Mass

7pm Mass Tue February 9th will be offered for those who are unwell in our parish. Anointing of the sick and elderly will take place during the Mass.

Film Night

Film Night February 9th: The film ‘The Debaters’ is based on a true story from 1930’s America. Tea and biscuits served beforehand. All are welcome.


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

Croí Specialist Dietitian

Learn to manage your health, weight & lifestyle: with the Croí My Balanceprogramme, starting Mon. 1st Feb   11am-12pm and Tue. 2nd Feb 6:30-7:30pm at Croí Heart and Stroke Centre. Delivered by a Croí Specialist Dietitian over 8 weeks. To book phone 091544310 or visit www.croi.ie’

Community Employment

Community Employment positions available in Clarenbridge area: 1) Support for tidy towns 2) social care support with Brothers of Charity & 3) administrative assistant.  Eligibility is minimum 12 months in receipt of a social welfare payment or certain training allowances.  For further information ring Bridget on 0879253837 or email cv to bocangairdin@gmail.com”

The Alzheimer Café

The Alzheimer Café is a safe and relaxed place where people with dementia, their families and health care professionals can come together to talk, share and learn. It is a free monthly gathering and anyone affected by dementia is welcome to attend. This month Patrick Browne will give an information session on “Sleep Disorders”. Flannery’s Hotel, Thur. 4th Feb. 2pm – 4pm. Contact Maureen Mannion 086 8211540.




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