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The Twenty third Sunday in ordinary time Sunday September 9th 2012
I have really enjoyed the last three weeks in your beautiful and vibrant parish. It has been a wonderful opportunity for very valuable practical experience, enabling me to put into practice much of what I have learned in seminary.
As many of you know, I am studying for our diocese in the
Irish College in ,
with about 10 other Irish students. I will soon begin, God willing, my fifth
year of training. You get a real feel for how truly global our Church is in
this Rome . Even our college is a microcosm;
where we have men from Africa, Asia, South America and Eternal City Europe.
Sadly only a few years ago Fr Ragheed Ganni, who had been a student, was
martyred along with four deacons after Sunday Mass in . Iraq
A typical day – after early rising we head to
the chapel for Morning Prayer, followed by
It really is a great privilege to be able to
Until next week, Marius O'Reilly
We congratulate Oonagh Reynolds (Rathmines,
who were married in St. Finbarr’s Church, Bantry on Saturday, 1st September last.
We wish Oonagh & John long and happy lives together.
Recent Parish Baptisms:
Seán Michael Harrington (Cahernacrin, Kealkil)
We welcome him into our Christian Community
Beginning Experience is a specially designed programme which gives widowed, separated and divorced people help and support to deal with the grief process, and to discover for themselves that merely “existing” in life can be transformed into “living” a new life, though a different one.
The next weekend is being held in Ennismore Retreat Centre,
from Friday Oct 12th to
Sunday October 14th, 2012. Cork
To Apply & further information, please contact 087 9886480 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Fri.21st Sept @ 11am – Paddy & Betty Murray – Ballylickey, Lahern, Gortagraee, Reendonegan, Goreemore, Dromdaniel, Crossoge, Dromloughlin, Dromaclarig
Fri. 28th Sept. @ 11am – Justin & Mary McCarthy – Cappabui Nth, Leachareigh, Derryfada, Lacavane,
Sat. 6th Oct.@ 11.30am – Eileen & John O’Mahony – Carriganass, Ahil, Gearagh
We ask those parishioners who are thinking of hosting the Autumn Stations this year to please contact the parish office (56398) or one of the priests. Thank you.