Parish of Glounthaune Newsletter

Monday 8th November – Sunday 14th November

Mass Intentions for the week ahead

Monday @ 10am, Glounthaune – Novena

Tuesday @ 10am, Glounthaune – Novena

Wednesday @ 10am, Glounthaune – Novena

Thursday @ 10am, Little Island – Eamon Colbert, Seán, Nora, Conor, Dan, & Tim O’Connell R.I.P.

Friday @ 10am, Little Island – Mass for the Forgotten Souls & private intentions of someone who is ill. and Margaret Carroll R.I.P.

Saturday 13th November @ 6pm, Glounthaune – Bridie O’Sullivan, John Dunne, Sheila McCarthy, Michael Heelen, Maura Tobin R.I.P.

Sunday 14th November @ 9am, Knockraha – Michael Daly, Margaret Gleeson, Paul Cotter, John Hayes R.I.P.

Sunday 14th November @ 10.30am, Little Island – Gerard Kingsley, Gerard Cummins, James & Fr Tim Guinee R.I.P.

Sunday 14th November @ 12 noon, Glounthaune – Kathleen Fennell, Paul Soden, Nellie Fitzpartick RIP

Holy Hour takes place every Wednesday and Friday from 3pm to 4pm in the Sacred Heart Church, Glounthaune.

Blessing of Graves:

Kilquane after 9am Mass on Sunday 7th November.

Caherlag after 12 noon Mass also on Sunday 7th November.

St Joseph’s, Little Island after 10.30am on Sunday 14th November followed by a blessing in St. Lappan’s, Wallingstown.

Ballyluchra, Glanmire at 1pm on Sunday 14th November.

Bereavement Mass for the families of those who died in the parish over the last 12 months will take place on Saturday 13th November at 7.30pm in the Sacred Heart Church, Glounthaune. We have written to the next of kin of the those whose funerals took place in the 3 churches in our parish over the past 12 months. Please let us know if you have not heard from us.

Bishop Fintan has asked the priests of the diocese to keep 14th – 18th November free to attend planning talks as the need for pastoral restructuring becomes more evident and urgent. The priests of the diocese will spend this time working together to plan how best to support each other as they move towards closer collaboration in Families of Parishes. Therefore, weekday Masses are cancelled from 15th to 18th November.

Bishop Fintan will be paying a pastoral visit to this parish on the weekend on 4th/5th December. He will celebrate all of the weekend Masses in out three Churches. More information about this will follow in the coming weeks.

Priest on call – 089 261 5630; Parish Office 021 4353366; Email office@glounthauneparish.ie

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