06/03/2016 :: 4th Sunday of Lent

Mass Times for St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick's Day Masses
St. Patrick’s Day Masses

Mass as follows:

Parade in Kinvara at 1pm

No Vigil Mass.

9am: Doorus [St. Kieran’s]

10:30am: Ballinderreen [St. Colman’s]

12pm: Kinvara [St. Colman’s]



Congratulations to :

Cian Mahon who was Baptised recently.

We welcome Cian into the Christian Community

Rest In Peace

Rest In Peace

We Pray for

Annie Gray,


William Dooley,
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
March 2016
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]
PJ & Kathleen Larkin
Michael Corless & deceased family members, Ballycleara
Michael Barry, Cartron, [Anniversary]
Anna Quinn, [2nd Anniversary]
Kinvara [St. Colman’s]
Adrian, Margaret & John Joe Flaherty, [Anniversary]
John Killeen, Roo Demesne
Nora Keane, Aughnish, [Anniversary]
Tuesday 8th 7pm
Special Intention
Wednesday 9th 9am
Holy Souls
Thursday 10th 11am
Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
Friday 11th
Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
No Mass
Saturday 12th 7pm
Kinvara [St. Joseph’s]
Michael, Ethel & Julie McMahon, Kinvara, Anv.
Teresa Ford (Cahill) Anv.
Sunday 13th 9am Doorus Pake & Babe Curtin, Teresa & Mick Roban & Bridget Nicholas
No 10.30am Mass
12 noon
Kinvara [St. Colman’s]
People of the Parish
Last Sunday’s Collection

Kinvara: €1,345
Ballinderreen: €475

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

The Spiritual Lenten Programme

continues on Tuesday March 8th.
Acorn Centre: 7.30— 9pm approx.
The Celtic Cross stands in the background of the Irish pyche’.
Presentation and discussion led by Sr. Mary Lee
Tea & Coffee. All are welcome.

Doorus, Kinvara, Northampton 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

First Confessions

Monday 7th March at 7pm

Doorus Community Montessori

Enrolling for Sept. 2016 & have a few places available. Phone 091-638927.

Young at Heart Social Club

Next meeting Monday 7th March 2-4 pm in Kinvara Pastoral Centre.

Active Retirement—Daffodil Day

Fri. 11th March,
Volunteers required.
Contact Eilish 087-2554611 / Eileen 087-6679050

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.  Tickets available from the School office (091 -637362) or the Parents Council.  

Blake Manor Nursing Home, Bake Party

to raise funds for Concern Worldwide. Residents & Staff will be baking cakes & serving them with Tea/Coffee on Tuesday 8th March at 3pm. All Welcome!


“Féileacáin’s 3rd Spring Service: will take place at the Church of the Holy Family, Mervue, Galway on Sun.  March 13th at 3pm. All are welcome; there will be tea and sandwiches afterwards. Féileacáin (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Association of Ireland – SANDAI) is a  not for profit organisation ( CHY – 19635) that aims to offer support to anyone affected by the death of a baby during pregnancy or shortly after”.

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. 8th 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.

St. Brigid Talk

A sincere thank: you for all those who attended the St. Brigid’s talk for charity. €450 was raised for Irish Charity  A Partnership For Africa who support orphaned children and communities in Ethiopia to live dignified safe lives.  

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.

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 email 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 www.sage.thirdageireland.ie

Kinvara Lotto

No jackpot winner.
No match 3’s.
3 lucky dips €50 each – Ruth Sexton, Yvonne Curtin, Martin Jennings.
Sellers prize Juvenile Club.
Promoters prize Paul O’Shaughnessy.
Next weeks draw 08/03/16 in Greene’s Bar. Jackpot €9,800…..

Kinvara  Camogie club

registration day Sun. 13th March at the clubhouse from 12:30 to 2:00 pm.


Some homes in parishes around the country are receiving Trócaire boxes delivered to the door with instructions that they will be collected after Lent.  This is not a genuine. Please report any such activity to the Gardai and make us aware also please. 

Ballinderreen Lotto

No’s 13,26,29,30.. No winner ..4 match 3’s ..
Philip Lynch, Martina Lane, Martin Kavanagh &
Mike Finnegan. This weeks jackpot is €7,700 & draw will take place in O Donoghues Sat 5th..




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