A sincere word of thanks to all the people of the Diocese for their continuing support over many years for the sick and retired priests of the Diocese. A special word of thanks to those who contribute monthly by standing order to the fund. This support is both invaluable and appreciated. Next weekend, July 2nd and 3rd is the occasion of our Annual Collection throughout the Diocese for sick and retired priests. Envelopes are available at the back of the church and are also included in the Capital Fund box distributed to the home. May the Lord generously reward your goodness.
Next Friday, July 1st is the first Friday of the month. CONFESSIONS – Thursday 4.30pm – 5.30pm
to all those who participated in the Parish Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage which this year followed the Portugese route.
The group ready to set out on their journey.
Mass at the Cathedral in Santiago on completion of the pilgrimage.
As part of Tralee 800 Celebrations 10.30am Mass on Sunday June 19th, was celebrated by Fr. Seán in the Town Park.
on the Golden Jubilee of his Ordination to the priesthood. We will honour Fr. Pat on next Saturday, June 25th, at the 6.10pm Mass in St. John’s Church, followed by a reception in the Parish Centre. All are welcome.
Communities interested in organising an Area Mass for their neighbourhood are asked to contact their local priest through the Parish Centre (7122522) to make the necessary arrangements.
The following Masses have already been scheduled:
St John's Park: Friday 24th June at 7.30pm
Cillín, Derrymore: Monday June 27th at 7.00pm
Knockmoyle: Monday June 27th at 7.30pm
Ballinorig Close/Estate: Mon June 27th at 7.30pm
Railway Terrace: Friday July 1st at 7.30pm.
Manor Village: Monday July 4th at 7.30pm.
Tobar Naofa: Wednesday July 6th at 7.30pm
Lohercannon/Blennerville: Thursday July 7th at 7.30pm in Lohercannon.
O’Rahilly’s Villas: Friday July 15th at 7.30pm.
Ashgrove: Monday July 18th at 7pm.
Fountain Court: Wednesday July 20th at 7.30pm.
Group at the recent Area Mass for Cois Laoi, Caheranne and Springfield, celebrated by Fr. Bernard.
will be celebrated on Wednesday July 13th at 7.30pm.
When life starts to get you down take refuge in God. After all, Christ freed us from the bonds of slavery with his death on the cross. His death will not shield us from pain and suffering but it does offer solace and consolation, assurance that better things are to come.....
Margaret Theresa Naughton