Friday, 27 March 2015


Palm Sunday of the lords’ Passion
sunday  29th  March 2015   

 Calendar: Mass Times and Intentions :–

Mon. 30th March: Monday in Holy Week:
Bantry: 10am –  Joan Kelleher – Cappabue, Kealkil

Tues. 31st March: Tuesday in Holy Week:
Bantry:       10am Stephen Coughlan - Seskin.
Bantry:   7.30pm  Rita O’Shea – Reenrour East
Wed. 1st April: Wednesday in Holy Week:
Bantry: 10am Donnacha O’Donoghue – Caherdaniel –
                         5th anniversary
Hospital: 5.30pm  – Johnny O’Leary - Caherdaniel 
Thurs. 2nd April: Holy Thursday – Evening Mass of
the Lord’s Supper: See overleaf for Service details                                      
Friday 3rd April: Good Friday – Celebration of the Lord’s Passion: See overleaf for Service details
Sat. 4th April: Holy Saturday:
See overleaf for Service details

Sun. 5th April: Easter Day of the Lord’s Resurrection:
Hospital:  8am:  People of the Parish
Bantry:    9am  People of the Parish
Coomhola: 10am:Finbarr Cronin – Coorloum East
Kealkil:11am  Sean Murphy – Breenybeg, Kealkil
Bantry:    12noon  People of the Parish

Lenten Petitions
As next Wednesday is the last day of Lent the Lenten Petitions from the 3 Churches in the Parish will be presented at the Offertory Procession at the 10am Mass in St. Finbarr’s Church

Recent Parish Weddings:
We congratulate Noreen Murnane (Kealkil) & James O’Grady (Adrigole) who were married in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kealkil, on Friday 20th March 2015.   We wish Noreen & James long & happy lives together

Recent Parish Baptisms:
Fionn Patrick Concannon
(Slip Lawn, Bantry),
Billy Triggs Sharkey
(Goureemore, Ballylickey, Bantry)
We welcome them into our Christian Community

Spring Stations
Wednesday 15th April @ 8pm – Brendan & Helen O’Keeffe: Gorteen, Beach, Cappanaloha, Dromreig, Dunbittern, Shanavalla, Dromacusane, Dromcloch, Ardihoulihane, Aghahogeen,

First Friday Communion Calls
Fr. Martin & Fr. Seán will make their calls during the coming week 

The Offertory Collection:
at the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday & on Easter Sunday in all Churches forms part of the income of the Priests of the Parish. We thank you for your continuing support & generosity.

Offertory Collection: Bantry Church weekend of 21st/22nd March: €2055. St. Patrick’s Day collection: Bantry Parish: €2085. Special collection for Holy Places takes place on April 3rd.

CANCER SURVIVORSan informal gathering in a relaxed setting for anyone who has had a cancer diagnosis.   The next meeting will be on Tuesday 31 March 2015 in the Maritime Hotel, Bantry, from 11.00am – 12.30.  Come for tea, coffee and peer group discussion.  Free of charge. 

BANTRY BLUES LADIES GAA – EASTER PEIL CAMP: Bantry Blues Ladies are running an Easter Peil Camp from Tuesday 7th April to Friday 10th April.  The camp runs from 10a.m. to 1p.m. each day and is suitable for children aged 4 years and upwards.   The cost is €40 for first child and €35 for each subsequent child.  All proceeds go towards Bantry Blues Pitch Development. Your support would be greatly appreciated. Enquiries to Anne O’Grady at

 Cappabue National School: CAKE Sale and RaffleSunday April 19th at 11.30am. Collins’ Bar, Kealkil. Proceeds go to Cappabue  Parent’s Association.

Cancer Research: The recent fundraiser in aid of the Cork Cancer Research Centre was a wonderful success. Many thanks to the Deasy Family for the use of the premises, to the people who donated items for sale, to those who bought the donated items and to all who helped in any way to raise a whopping total of €10,053 for this very worthy cause.

Bantry Cardiac Support Group monthly meeting on Tues March 31st at Family Resourse Centre Main Street at 8pm.with a showing of dvd on suitable exercises. Details from: Catherine Cahalane 086-7871552

Bantry Parish & Friends  Pilgrimage to Lourdes 22nd – 27th September 2015
Accompanied by Spiritual Director:
Fr. Martin Keohane P.P. Ex-Cork. Accommodation at the Agena Hotel
Please see Church Porches for details
& Parish Office for booking forms

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