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BULLETIN ARCHIVE 2014

KILBRITTAIN PARISH

ARCHIVE OF WEEKLY BULLETINS 2014


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January 05 12 19 26
February 02 09 16 23
March 03 09 16 23 30
April 06 13 20 27
May 05 11 18 25
June 01 08 15 22 29
July 06 13 20 27
August 03 10 17 24 31
September 07 14 21 28
October 05 12 19 26
November 02 09 16 23 30
December 07 14 21 28


5th January 2014 -- Second Sunday after Christmas
DEATHS
Aidan Phelan, The Village who died in Dublin recently
Jim Ahern, Kilmurry, brother of our late PP, Canon William.

Feast of the Epiphany
This Monday, 6th January, is the Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord. Vigil Mass Sun evening at 8.00 pm, Mass of the Feast Monday 10.30 am.

WEEKDAY MASSES
.Tue morning: no Mass
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am
Saturday 10.00 am.

Eucharistic Adoration
Eucharistic Adoration resumes on Wed next, Jan 8th.
Mondays 9.00 am to 1.00 pm
Wednesdays 2.00 to 8.00 pm

Stations
Fri 17th Jan at 8.00 pm for Granfeen in the home of Marian Moloney
Fri 24th Jan at 8.00 pm for Bawnea and Clonbogue in the home of the late Gerard and Mary Twomey

Children’s Mass
The next Children’s Mass will be on next Sunday, Jan 12th. We will have authorised adults with suitable teaching aids in the ‘Spraoí’ building (old school). At the very start of Mass children will be guided to go out there, with a parent if preferred. Activity will involve learning something associated with the theme of the Mass and will include activity for the children like colouring a picture. This will take 15 minutes and children will be led back to the church at Offertory time and returned to their families, usually bringing whatever they have been working with.

Tractor Run
A heartfelt thanks from Board of Management of Kilbrittain NS to all who were involved in the spectacular and very successful Tractor Run in aid of Kilbrittain National School Autism Unit last Sunday – organisers, sponsors, donors, tractor drivers, Gardai, stewards, caterers, supporters and spectators.

Synod Questionnaire
Many thanks to those who are taking the time and effort to fill in the questionnaire. A reminder tht all questionnaires to be returned by this Monday, Jan 6th, in the box provided in the Church

GAA Notes
Thanks to everyone who took part in the Puc Fada. The results were 16-40: David Desmond 27 (shots), U16: Patrick O'Mahony 29, Over 40: Dan O'Connell & Brendan Fogarty both 31, Ladies: Rose Hayes & Miriam Deasy both 34."
LOTTO:€7,400 jackpot not wonWinning numbers: 1 2 8 23
€40 went to Tony Hurley, Sharon McSweeney, Elmarie Sage, Kathleen Twomey and Pa Brennan. Extra prizes of bottles of whiskey went to Mary O, John Madden, Kevin Quinn, Marie Foolks and Peter Brennan.

Kilbrittain Photo Project
Ed Godsell, Kilbrittain Village is looking for support from village residents for a Photo Project which will attempt to create a unique photographic collection of the village as it is today.
There will be a temporary studio in the Hall on next Sat and Sun 11th and 12th January and Ed is appealing for everybody to drop in during these hours and have their photo taken.
A website will be created where the photos will be uploaded and there may be other media coverage.
Ed is looking for feedback on how people feel about the idea or for any questions or objections. projectkilbrittain@gmail.com or phone 023-8849007

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12th January 2014 -- Feast of the Baptism of the Lord
DEATHS
Nora McCarthy, Farnagark died on Friday.

WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon: 9.00 am
Tue: No Mass
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am
Saturday 10.00 am.

Stations
Fri 17th Jan at 8.00 pm for Granfeen in the home of Marian Moloney
Fri 24th Jan at 8.00 pm for Bawnea and Clonbogue in the home of the late Gerard and Mary Twomey

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina held every Thursday for the month of January, at 8:00pm in Ardacrow.
All are welcome to join us for an hour of searching in the Scriptures.
For more information contact Sergio and Karon on 0870650253.

St Joseph’s Young Priests’ Society
St. Joseph's Young Priests Sociedy AGM, Mass and tea,in the Hall on Thursday 23rd January at 8. 00 pm. All welcome. Meeting in Sacristy at 8.00pm on Tuesday 14th January.

Get Together
All involved, in any way, in Kilbrittain School Development Fundraiser,during 2013 are invited to a ‘thank you’ in Hall on Saturday 18th January at 8.45 pm. We have collected €31,625 thus far between Ploughing Match, Ticket Sales and Tractor Run.

Scór
Semi-final for Scór na bPáistí (Primary School age) to be held in Rossmore Hall on Sunday January 2nd. at 3 p.m.
All interested contact Noreen O Brien (086/8224469)

GAA Notes
"MEMBERS/PLAYERS: There will be a full Club meeting this Sat 11th in the hall at 8:30 PM. This is an important meeting as we will be discussing: U21 Grading, Gumshields and Football Rule changes, Selectors for the coming year, Dinner Dance.
LOTTO:Jackpot not wonWinning numbers: 8 11 16 18
€40 winners were Adrian Kearney, Imelda O'Mahony, Tony Hurley, Siobhain Kearney and Jess O'Leary. This weekends Jackpot will be €7,800

Kilbrittain Photo Project
Villagers, dont’ be left out
!Remember to turn up a the Parish Hall this Sunday, 12th Jan, anytime between 11am and 6pm to make sure you are part of the Kilbrittain photo project.


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19th January 2014 -- Second Sunday of Ordinary Time
WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon: 9.00 am
Tue: No Mass
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am
Saturday 10.00 am.

Station
Fri 24th Jan at 8.00 pm for Bawnea and Clonbogue in the home of the late Gerard and Mary Twomey

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina held every Thursday for the month of January, at 8:00pm in Ardacrow.
All are welcome to join us for an hour of searching in the Scriptures.
For more information contact Sergio and Karon on 0870650253.

St Joseph’s Young Priests’ Society
St. Joseph's Young Priests Society AGM, Mass and tea,in the Hall on Thursday 23rd January at 8. 00 pm. All welcome.

Get Together
All involved, in any way, in Kilbrittain School Development Fundraiser,during 2013 are invited to a ‘thank you’ in Hall on Saturday 18th January at 8.45 pm. We have collected €31,625 thus far between Ploughing Match,
Ticket Sales and Tractor Run.

GAA Notes
Jackpot not wonWinning numbers: 11 21 23 32
€40 prizes went to Ger Crowley, Marie Claire Walsh, Martin Lehane, Eileen Brennan, Des McCarthy. The jackpot for this weekend will be €8,000

Directory
A new Parish Directory is in the process of being prepared. If there is anybody who is not already on the current Festival Calendar please let us know so we can include you. Entries should be in by Feb 1st at the very latest to the usual Bulletin email addresses or to roisinsarah@yahoo.com

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26th January 2014 -- Third Sunday of Ordinary Time

WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon: 9.00 am
Tue: No Mass
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am
Saturday 10.00 am.
Fr Cremin will be away from the parish from Monday to Friday of this week. We welcome Fr Liam Crowley who will be offering the daily Masses in Kilbrittain.


SICK CALLS
From Mon to Friday of this week Bandon priests are on duty for sick calls to Kilbrittain
Fr John Kingston: 8854666
Fr. Anthony O’Mahony: 8865067

Candlemas
Sunday next, Feb 2nd, is the feast of the Presentation of the Lord (Candlemas). Candles will be blessed before Masses on Sat night and Sunday.

St Blaise
Monday week, 3rd Feb, is the feast of St Blaise. Throats will be blessed after Masses on Sat, Sunday and Monday, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Jan.
“Through the intercession of St Blaise, bishop and martyr, may the Lord protect you from all harm of the throat and from every evil.”

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina held in Ardacrow this last Thursday of January, at 8:00pm.All are welcome to join us for an hour of searching in the Scriptures.
For more information contact Sergio and Karon on 0870650253.

Directory
A new Parish Directory is in the process of being prepared. We intend to include details of businesses, trades and services based in Kilbrittain parish. We will be copying the list on the current Festival Calendar and if there is anybody who is not already on the current Festival Calendar please let us know so we can include you. Entries should be in by Sat next, Feb 1st, at the very latest to the usual Bulletin email addresses or to roisinsarah@yahoo.com

Red Cross AGM, Monday February 3rd at 8PM in Kilbrittain Health Centre. All are welcome

GAA Notes
The lotto Jackpot of €8,000 was not won.
The numbers drawn were: 3 13 14 23
€40 went to Ann Holland Hodge, Frank O'Brien, Dan Collins, 023 8849818, Martin McSweeney.The jackpot for next weekend will be €8,200 and the draw takes place on Sunday night.
Kilbrittain have been drawn against Cloyne in the first round of the Liam Breathneach Cup. The game is fixed for 9th of February in Kilbrittain with time to be confirmed.

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2nd February 2014 -- Feast of the Presentation of the Lord
WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon: 9.00 am
Tue: No Mass
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am
Saturday 10.00 am.

First Friday
Next Friday, Feb 7th, is the First Friday. Usual calls to the sick and housebound will be made.

Station
For Farnagark and Rathclaren in the home of Tim and Majella McCarthy, Farnakark on Fri next, Feb 7th at 8.00 pm.

Candlemas / St Blaise
2nd Feb is the Feast of Candlemas, 3rd Feb is tne Feast of St Blaise. Candles will be blessed before Sat and Sunday Mass. Throats will be blessed after Mass on Sat, Sun and Mon.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina held in Barleyfield for the month of February, every Thursday at 8:00pm.Everyone is welcome to come and experience The Lord's life in the Scriptures.For more information contact Jim Moore on 0868306312

Red Cross AGM, Monday February 3rd at 8PM in Kilbrittain Health Centre. All are welcome

Camogie
Congratulations to Kathleen O'Neill who received Club Person of the Year 2013 from Kilbrittain/Timoleague Camogie Club. Well done Kathleen.

GAA Notes
The Liam Breathneach Cup game against Cloyne takes place in Harbour View on Sunday at 3:30pm
The lotto Jackpot of €8,200 was not won. The numbers drawn were: 2 5 6 15
€40 went to Brian O'Connell, N Tyner, E T & K & gang, Denis Murphy, Nina & Aya Healy. The jackpot for this weekend will be €8,400.

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9th February 2014 -- Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon: 9.00 am
Tue: No Mass
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am
Saturday 10.00 am.

Diocesan Directory
The new Diocesan Directory for 2014 is available in the sacristy now priced €5. Mass times, parish contact numbers, church details and directory of priests for the whole Dioceses.

Irish Catholic
Owing to the rising cost of paper the price of The Irish Catholic will increase by 10c to €1.60 from March 1st.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina held in Barleyfield for the month of February, every Thursday at 8:00pm.Everyone is welcome to come and experience The Lord's life in the Scriptures.For more information contact Jim Moore on 0868306312

Evangelii Gaudium
‘The Joy of the Gospel’ is the Apostolic Exhortation issued by Pope Francis. What does it mean for us and our parishes? Fr Kevin O’Gorman, SMA, Lecturer in Moral Theology in Maynooth, will explore the contents of this document, offering his insights and an opportunity for discussion and questions. Two chances to catch this session:
Fri 28th Feb Clonakilty Parish Centre 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Fri 7th March Blackrock Parish Centre 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm
To book places tel 021-4537474 (Cork and Ross Pastoral Development Office)
There is no charge to attend.

Child Protection
Our thanks to outgoing Child Safeguarding Representatives Dr Elmarie Sage and Mrs Teresa Ahern whose second term of office is concluding in March and who are consequently obliged to step down. I am now asking for at least two volunteers to take up the responsibility as a matter of urgency because there is a training day on 1st March. The task will probably involve at most two Diocesan meetings per year and occasional parish meetings.

Liturgical Concert
There will be a TeenSoul Concert in Courtmacsherry Church next Friday night at 8pm. Five girls from the parish will be taking part: Alice Quinlan, Niamh Ahern, Marie McCarthy, Eadaoin O'Riordan and Emily Collins. Support from the parish would be very much appreciated.

Open Night
Kilbrittain National School will hold an Open Night and Enrolment of new pupils for September 2014 on Tuesday February 18th 7pm-8pm. Parents and children are invited to view the facilities. Please bring your child's birth cert.
Enquiries 023 8849890

GAA Notes
Kilbrittain GAA will hold an 'Open Evening' in the community hall on this Saturday, 8th Feb, at 8:30pm. A 3D model of the proposed new development will be on display for all to view and more information regarding costs etc will be available. In conjunction with the open evening, there will be a membership promotion with the following offers: €350 for 10 Years, €200 for 5 Years,€130 for 3 Years and €60 for 1 Year (Players).
LOTTO:
The lotto Jackpot of €8,400 was not won.
The numbers drawn were: 1 8 10 15
€40 went to Catherine Harrington, Shane Healy, B.R.E.C.T., Chris Ahern, Padraig/Sean/Conor & Cathal. The Jackpot for this weekend will be €8,600

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16th February 2014 -- Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon: 9.00 am
Tue: No Mass
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am
Saturday 10.00 am.

Diocesan Directory
The new Diocesan Directory for 2014 is available in the sacristy now, priced €5.

Irish Catholic
Owing to the rising cost of paper the price of The Irish Catholic will increase by 10c to €1.60 from March 1st.

St Joseph’s Young Priests’ Society
St. Joseph's Young Priests Soc., meeting in Sacristy on Tuesday 18th February at 8.00pm

Ploughing Match Postponed
Kilbrittain Plouging Match, which was to be held this Sunday, has been postponed until a later date owing to wet conditions.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina held in Barleyfield for the month of February, every Thursday at 8:00pm.Everyone is welcome to come and experience The Lord's life in the Scriptures.For more information contact Jim Moore on 0868306312

Evangelii Gaudium
‘The Joy of the Gospel’ is the Apostolic Exhortation issued by Pope Francis. What does it mean for us and our parishes? Fr Kevin O’Gorman, SMA, Lecturer in Moral Theology in Maynooth, will explore the contents of this document, offering his insights and an opportunity for discussion and questions. Two chances to catch this session:
Fri 28th Feb Clonakilty Parish Centre 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Fri 7th March Blackrock Parish Centre 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm
To book places tel 021-4537474 (Cork and Ross Pastoral Development Office)
There is no charge to attend
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Child Protection
Our outgoing Child Safeguarding Representatives are coming to the end of their term of office in March. I still need at least one volunteer to take up the responsibility as a matter of urgency because there is a training day on 1st March. The task will probably involve at most two Diocesan meetings per year and occasional parish meetings.

Coffee Day
An all-day (9am to 9pm) Coffee Day in aid of Marymount Hospice will be held in the home of Eileen and Mikey Hayes, Kilbrittain Village on Tuesday 25th February. Your support would be much appreciated.

St Vincent de Paul Society
Would appreciate donations of good quality clothes to the V .de P. shop in Bandon Opening hours:9.30-1.30; 2.30-4.30 Mon-Fri; 10.30 -1.30 Sat.

Open Night
Kilbrittain National School will hold an Open Night and Enrolment of new pupils for September 2014 on Tuesday February 18th 7pm-8pm. Parents and children are invited to view the facilities. Please bring your child's birth cert. Enquiries 023 8849890

Doodle 4 Google Competition.
Congratulations to one of Gurraneasig NS 2nd class students – Rohan Crowley - whose entry has been selected for the public voting stage of the Doodle 4 Google Competition. You can view his doodle online at http://www.google.ie/doodle4google/ Voting opens on Monday 17th February, so please get family & friends to visit website and vote for Rohan!

Young at Heart
Young at Heart, joined by members of Foróige, are hosting a fund-raising afternoon for “Make A Wish Foundation” on next Thursday, 20th February, from 2.30 to 4.30 pm. Please come and join us and support this worthy cause.

Cancer Fundraiser
Arigideen Threshing Committee are holding a Social/Dance in Harrington’s Inn on Monday next, Feb 17thl in aid of Cancer Research. Music by Charlie and Mike. All are welcome.

GAA Notes
The 2014 sportsprophet league is open for registration. The closing date is early March. Join online or paper entry forms can be obtained from club officers
LOTTO:
The lotto Jackpot of €8,600 was not won.
The numbers drawn were: 2 3 9 13
€40 went to Nellie Madden, Martin Lehane, Louis Sexton, Paudie Leahy, Catherine Whelton.
The Jackpot for this weekend will be €8,800

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23rd February 2014 -- Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
RECENTLY DECEASED:
Pray for
Nellie Madden, Glaunavaud
died last Sunday, 16th Feb
Mrs Johanna O’Sullivan, Innishannon,
mother of Betty O’Connor, Burren, died on Sat 22nd Feb. Funeral Mass on Tue next, 25th at 12.00 noon in Innishannon.

WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon: 9.00 am
Tue: No Mass
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am
Saturday 10.00 am.

Irish Catholic
Owing to the rising cost of paper the price of The Irish Catholic will increase by 10c to €1.60 from March 1st.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina will be closed for the next few weeks, members attending Scripture Study Group in Dunmanway (others welcome) and will re-start first Thursday in May, in Granreigh, at 8pm. For further detail contact Bernie Lyons on 087 7722673

Teen Soul Concert
The concert fixed for Courtmacsherry church on Fri 14th Feb had to be cancelled owing to adverse weather conditions. That Concert is now going ahead in Courtmacsherrry church on Fri next, 28th Feb, at 8.00 pm. Your support would be appreciated.

Evangelii Gaudium‘
The Joy of the Gospel’ is the Apostolic Exhortation issued by Pope Francis. What does it mean for us and our parishes? Fr Kevin O’Gorman, SMA, Lecturer in Moral Theology in Maynooth, will explore the contents of this document, offering his insights and an opportunity for discussion and questions. Two chances to catch this session:
Fri 28th Feb Clonakilty Parish Centre 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Fri 7th March Blackrock Parish Centre 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm
To book places tel 021-4537474 (Cork and Ross Pastoral Development Office)
There is no charge to attend.

Child Protection
Our outgoing Child Safeguarding Representatives are coming to the end of their term of office in March. I still need at least one volunteer to take up the responsibility as a matter of urgency because there is a training day on 1st March. The task will probably involve at most two Diocesan meetings per year and occasional parish meetings.

Coffee Day
An all-day (9am to 9pm) Coffee Day in aid of Marymount Hospice will be held in the home of Eileen and Mikey Hayes, Kilbrittain Village on Tuesday next, 25th February. Your support would be much appreciated.

St Vincent de Paul Society
Would appreciate donations of good quality clothes to the V .de P. shop in Bandon Opening hours:9.30-1.30; 2.30-4.30 Mon-Fri; 10.30 -1.30 Sat.

GAA Notes
The semi-final of the 2014 Micheal Holland cup against Barryroe is fixed for Friday next (28th February) at 8pm in Barryroe.
LOTTO:
The lotto Jackpot of €8,800 was not won.
The numbers drawn were: 7 8 21 29
€40 went to Niamh McCarthy, Timmy Moloney, Norma &Kayla, Denise Lehane, Padraig/Sean/Conor & Cathal.
Jackpot for this weekend will be €9,000

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2nd March 2014 -- Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time
ASH WEDNESDAY
Next Wednesday, 5th March, is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. It will be a day of Fast and Abstinence. Mass with blessing and distribution of Ashes at 9.00 am and 8.00 pm

WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon: 9.00 am
Tue: No Mass
Wednesday: 9.00 am and 8.00 pmThursday and Friday 9.00am
Saturday 10.00 am.

Trocaire Boxes for this year’s Lenten Fast are available in the church porches.

Confirmations
On Wed, April 2nd, forty-two children from Gurraneassig and Kilbrittain National Schools will be Confirmed in Kilbrittain church by Bishop Pádraig O’Donoghue. This Sunday we welcome the candidates and their families for the Enrolment Ceremony, in which the children commit themselves to receiving the Sacrament and in which their families and their community commit themselves to helping them prepare.

Children's Mass
Next Sunday, 9th March, is the monthly Children's Mass. Children up to 2nd Class are invited to spend the first half of the Mass in the Spraoi building where they will receive age-appropriate help in understanding the theme of the Mass.


.GAA Notes
The club would like to thank those who took up the special offer membership recently and remind everyone the closing date for payment of membership is the end of March.
LOTTO:
The lotto jackpot of €9,000 was not won. The numbers drawn were 3 6 21 31
€40 went to Bob Burns, 0238849615, Patrick O'Mahony, Timothy Moloney, Ger O'Brien. Jackpot for this weekend will be €9,200

Marriage
Congratulations to Caroline Walsh Ratharoon and Jim Smith Clonmel who were married in St. Patrick's Church, Kilbrittain on New Year's Day

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9th March 2014 -- First Sunday in Lent
WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon: 9.00 am
Tue: No Mass
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am
Saturday 10.00 am.



STATIONS OF THE CROSS
Stations of the Cross each Sunday night during Lent, except for Sunday 16th March, at 8.00 pm.

St Patrick’s Day
Monday week is St Patrick’s Day. There will be Vigil Mass next Sunday, 16th March, at 8.00 pm and Mass of the Feast on Monday at 10.30 am.

Trocaire Boxes for this year’s Lenten Fast are available in the church porches.

Children's Mass
This Sunday is the monthly Children's Mass. Children up to 2nd Class are invited to spend the first half of the Mass in the Spraoi building where they will receive age-appropriate help in understanding the theme of the Mass.

Irish Catholic
Due to the rising cost of paper the price of The Irish Catholic will increase by 10c to €1.60 from this weekend.

Lenten Talks
A series of 3 talks and reflections for the Season of Lent will take place in Frankfield Parish Centre, 8 - 9.30pm. Beginning on Tuesday 18th March with the theme 'Lent, our journey to Baptism'. The talks will be led by Fr. Christy Fitzgerald P.P. Diocesan Director of Liturgy.

Parent and Toddler Group
Kilbrittain parent and toddler group continues ever Monday morning, 9.45am till 11.45am in community hall during school term. All welcome.

Camogie Club Silver Jubilee
Kilbrittain and Timoleague Camogie Club will celebrate its 25th birthday on Saturday the 15th March.The venue is The Munster Arms Bandon at 8 pm. If you would like to come along make contact with any member.
GAA NotesWell done to the U21 C footballers who had a convincing win in the first round of the championship last weekend, beating Glengarriffe.
LOTTO:
The lotto jackpot of €9,200 was not won. The numbers drawn were 3 15 27 30
€40 winners were Sharon & Natashia, Damien Desmond, Mary P O'Brien, Mary Quinlan, Pat & Helen Walsh. This weekend’s Jackpot will be €9,400

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16th March 2014 -- Second Sunday in Lent
ST PATRICK’S DAY
Vigil Mass Sun 16th at 8.00 pmMass Mon 10.30 am

WEEKDAY MASSES
Tue: No Mass
Wednesday,Thursday and Friday 9.00am
Saturday 10.00 am.

Station
For Ballymore, Ballybeg and Knoppogue in the home of Aidan and Annette Walsh, Knoppogue on Sat 29th March at 11.30 am.

Stations of the Cross
Every Sunday night during Lent at 8.00 pm.

Ministers of the Eucharist
New rota for March and April is available in the sacristy now.

Trocaire Boxes for this year’s Lenten Fast are available in the church porches.

St Joseph's Young Priests Society
Meeting in Sacristy on Tuesday 25th March at 8.00pm. Note change of day this Month.
Myross Wood retreat Sunday 13th April at 3.00pm

Easter Preparation
Sharing of God’s word to prepare ourselves for Easter. Each Monday night from March 24th in Parish Hall at 8.00 pm. Everybody welcome.

Bandon School Fundraiser
Coláiste na Toirbhirthe Bandon Parents Association are holding a Fundraising Tea Party on Friday April 11th at 8pm in Bandon GAA Pavilion. For further information contact Susan O'Donovan 086 3385553 and see notices in the local shops.

Knock Pilgrimage
Organised by Apostolate of Eucharistic Adoration on Corpus Christi, Sunday June 22nd. Chief Celebrant Archbishop Michael Neary of Tuam. Email: info@eucharisticadoration.ieArthritis Ireland Lecture by Prof. Gerry Wilson, UCD; “Working on a Cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis” : Rochestown Park Hotel on Wed 26th March 7.30pm.
Admission free. Booking essential:- Book online: arthritisireland.ie or Call 1890 252 846 Organised by Cork Branch Arthritis Ireland

GAA Notes
The Micheal Holland Cup game v Barryroe is scheduled for Kilbrittain on Monday at 12 noon.
LOTTO:
The lotto jackpot of €9,000 was not won. The numbers drawn were 7 13 15 31
€40 winners were Mary O'Donovan, Philip Ward, Eileen Brennan, Ger Crowley and Patricia Collins. This weekend’s jackpot will be €9,600

Parochial House
Work has now been completed on the refurbishment of the kitchen. House will be open after Masses this Saturday, Sunday and Monday (St Patrick’s weekend) and your are invited to view the transformation which has been brought about.

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23rd March 2014 -- Third Sunday in Lent

Recently Deceased
Pray for:
Hannah Deasy, Ballycatten
died on Fri 21st March

WEEKDAY MASSES
Monday: 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00am
Saturday 10.00 am.

Station
For Ballymore, Ballybeg and Knoppogue in the home of Aidan and Annette Walsh, Knoppogue on Sat 29th March at 11.30 am.

Children’s Mass
Next Sunday, March 30th, Mother’s Day. (Let us take care of the small ones for a while!)

Mother’s Day
Next Sunday, 30th March. Masses on Sat and Sunday will include a special blessing for mothers.

Parish Directories
The new Parish Directory is its second printing. Copies available throughout the church and in the sacristy now.

St Joseph's Young Priests Society
Meeting in Sacristy on Tuesday 25th March at 8.00pm. Note change of day this Month.
Myross Wood retreat Sunday 13th April at 3.00pm

Easter Preparation
Sharing of God’s word to prepare ourselves for Easter. Each Monday night from this Monday, March 24th, in Parish Hall at 8.00 pm. Everybody welcome.

Confirmation
A reminder that the Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered by Bishop Pádraig O’Donoghue to 42 pupils from Kilbrittain and Granassig National Schools on Wed week, April 2nd, at 10.30 am Mass. Pray for the candidates, who are now coming to the end of their preparation in school and with their parents through the ‘You Shall Be My Witnesses’ programme..

Arthritis Ireland
Lecture by Prof. Gerry Wilson, UCD; “Working on a Cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis” : Rochestown Park Hotel on Wed 26th March 7.30pm.
Admission free. Booking essential:- Book online: arthritisireland.ie or Call 1890 252 846 Organised by Cork Branch Arthritis Ireland

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30th March 2014 -- Fourth Sunday in Lent
CONFIRMATION DAY
On Wednesday next, April 2nd, we will be welcoming Bishop Pádraig O’Donoghue to the parish to administer the Sacrament of Confirmation to 42 children from Kilbrittain and Granassing National Schools. Confirmation Mass will begin at 10.30 am.

WEEKDAY MASSES

Monday: 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wednesday No 9.00 am Mass; Confirmation Mass 10.30 am
Thursday and Friday 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am.

First Friday
Friday next is the First Friday of April. Calls to the sick and housebound will be made at the usual times on Thursday and Friday.
Please contact Fr Cremin if you, or somebody you know, would like to be added to the list, even temporarily, or to receive a call at any other time.

Station
For Burren in the home of Pádraig and Siobhán Kearney, on Sat 12th April at 11.00 am.

Parish Directories
The new Parish Directory is in its second printing. Copies available throughout the church and in the sacristy now.

Easter Preparation
Sharing of God’s word to prepare ourselves for Easter. Each Monday night from this Monday, March 24th, in Parish Hall at 8.00 pm. Everybody welcome.

GAA NOTES
Well done to the U21 footballers who qualified for the semi-final after a good win over St Colums last weekend, with one group game to play against St Oliver Plunkets.
LOTTOThe lotto jackpot of €9,800 was not won. The numbers drawn were
3 27 30 32.
Elemarie Sage, John McCarthy, 8849818, Matthew Healy and J/H won €40. The jackpot for the coming weekend will be €10,000.

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6th April 2014 -- Fifth Sunday in Lent
Recently Deceased
Pray for Marie Gho (neé O’Rourke), Castle Viewwho died during the week.

WEEKDAY MASSES
Monday: 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am.

Stations of the Cross
This Sunday and next Sunday at 8.00 pm.

Station
For Burren in the home of Pádraig and Siobhán Kearney, on Sat next, 12th April, at 11.00 am.

Lenten Penance Service
Penance Service next Wednesday night, April 9th, at 8.00 pm. There will be outside priests in attendance.

Easter Collection
Envelopes are available now in the sacristy for distribution by the collectors, please.

Parish Directories
The new Parish Directory is in its second printing. Copies available throughout the church and in the sacristy now.

Easter Preparation
Final night of Sharing of God’s word to prepare ourselves for Easter this Monday, April 7th, in Parish Hall at 8.00 pm. Everybody welcome.

Myross Wood Retreat
Bus leaving the village at 1:45pm on Sunday next, 13th of April, to Myross Wood Retreat. To book a seat contact Cormac O’Connor on (023) 8849596 or any member of the St Joseph’s Young Priests’ Society. Names must be in no later than 4pm on Friday next, April 11th.

Health and Wellness Open Day
Health and Wellness Open Day at Munster Arms, Bandon Sunday April 6th 12 - 5 PM. Admission is free and some Kilbrittain therapists will be in attendance.

GAA NOTES
The Junior A football championship first round against St Colums is currently fixed for Saturday 26th April at 7pm in Newcestown.
LOTTO
The lotto jackpot of €10,000 was not won. The numbers drawn were
7 20 23 28.
€40 winners were Frank & Vera, Edward McSweeney, Mary Moloney (Cork), Donal Og, Sean Sexton.Next weekend's Jackpot will be €10,100

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13th April 2014 -- Passion (Palm) Sunday

HOLY WEEK 2014
St Patrick’s Church, Kilbrittain

Monday 14th

9.00 am Mass
7.30 pm Penitential Service

Tuesday 15th    

No Mass

Wednesday 16th

9.00 am Mass

Thursday 17th
HOLY THURSDAY

8.00 pm
Mass of the Lord’s Supper .Concluding with procession to the Altar of Repose.
9.00 to 10.00 pm.Holy Hour

Trócaire Boxes may be returned for collection at this Mass.

Confessions 7.00 pm

Friday 18th
GOOD FRIDAY

Day of Fast and Abstinence

Collection for the Holy Places at this Liturgy

10.00 am
Stations of the Cross through the village.

3.00 pm
Solemn Celebration of the Lord’s Passion – Passion Reading, Solemn Intercessions, Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion.

Confessions 12.00 noon and after Passion Liturgy.

Saturday 19th
HOLY SATURDAY

9.00 pm
Easter Vigil (Candles will be provided)
Lighting of the Paschal flame; Easter Proclamation (Exsultet); Liturgy of the Word; Blessing of Baptism water and Renewal of Baptismal promises; Liturgy of the Eucharist.

Confessions 2.00 pm and 8.00 pm.

Sunday 20th
EASTER SUNDAY

10.30 am
Mass of the Resurrection


Recently Deceased
Pray for
Maura Crolwey, 6 New Terrace who died during the week.Stations of the CrossThis Sunday at 8.00 pm.

Easter Collection
Envelopes are available now in the sacristy for distribution by the collectors, please.Weekday Ministers of the WordNew rota is available for collection in the sacristy now.

Spring Clean Up
Kilbrittain Tidy Towns and Kilbrittain Foróige are joining up for a spring clean up of the Village and approach roads on Monday 14th April at 7pm. Anyone interested can meet at the community hall. Any extra help very welcome.

Ladies’ Social Club
The monthly meeting of the Kilbrittain Ladies’ Social Club will take place on Monday night the 14th April at 8 30 pm in the parish hall.A guest speaker will attend.Everyone welcome to come along.

Marymount Coffee Day
Eileen and Mikie Hayes and family would like to thank all those who supported their coffee day on February 16th which raised €4100 for Marymount hospice.

GAA NOTES
The U21 C footballers reached the semi-final of the championship following their last game in group 2. They beat St Oliver Plunkets 2-16 to 0-1 in Harbour View last Saturday evening.
LOTTO NUMBERS14, 18, 19, 25. No winner.
Next Jackpot: €10,200 €40 winners were JoJo Dwyer, Margo Crowley, David Moloney, J/H, and Tony Hurley

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20th April 2014 -- EASTER SUNDAY

Recently Deceased
Pray for Paul O’Brien, Kilbrittain Village who died during the week.

WEEKDAY MASSES
Monday (Bank Holiday): 10.00 am
Tuesday to Thursday: NO MASS.; Liturgy of the Word 9.00 am
Friday; 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am.

Station
For Ardacrow and Clounderreen in the home of Kevin and Marion Quinn, Clounderreen on Fri night next at 8.00 pm

Ministers of the Eucharist
New rota for Ministers of the Eucharist is available in the sacristy now.

Social and Dance
Argideen Threshing Committee are a holding a Social and Dance on this Bank Holiday Monday, April 21st in Timoleague Community Hall. Music by Declan Aungier. Proceeds to Cancer Research. PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE.

Home Share
Home Share is an initiative that provides short breaks for children and adults who attend COPE Foundation. Home Sharers are recruited from the community and the respite care/short break is provided in their family’s home. These short breaks can be for a couple of hours, overnights, week-ends or even longer. Many families take great joy in caring for their loved ones, however providing this care on an ongoing basis can be extremely tiring and stressful. Having a short break from this care giving can be of huge benefit to the care giver, their family and the person being cared for. Home Sharers can be working, retired, or unemployed with or without children, single or with a partner.Training, support and an allowance will be provided to Home Sharers.Interested? If you would like more information or if you are interested in becoming a Home Sharer please ring Philip Grant on 021 4643238 or e-mail grantp@cope-foundation.ie

Special Mass for People with Parkinson’s Disease
Mass Of Intercession to Saint John Paul II for People with Parkinson's in St Patricks Church, Rochestown, Cork On Tuesday 29th April 2014 at 7.00 pm, with Sacrament Of Anointing of The Sick. People with Parkinson's and Similar Conditions and their families, are
especially welcome to participate in this special Mass.
Pope John Paul II will be canonised on 27th April next. He is credited with at least 2 miracles, the healing of a French nun, Sr. Marie Simon-Pierre who inexplicably recovered from Parkinson¹s disease in 2005. A second miracle involved a Costa Rican woman who was cured of brain aneurysm the very day of John Paul II¹s beatification.

GAA NOTES
The U21 C footballers beat St Marys 2-8 to 0-3 to reach the championship final where they will play St James. The date and venue has yet to be fixed
LOTTOThe lotto jackpot of €10,200 was not won. The numbers drawn were
14 16 17 24.
€40 winners were Shane Healy, Con Harrington, O'Donovans, Andrew Deane, Peggy O'Brien.The Jackpot for next weekend will be €10,300

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27th April 2014 -- Second Sunday of Easter Time

WEEKDAY MASSES
Monday: 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am.

First Friday
Next Friday is the First Friday of May. Usual calls to the sick and housebound will be made on Thurs and Friday.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina, a study of the scriptures, will start again this coming Thursday at 8:00pm, and will be held every Thursday for the month of May in Granreigh. For further detail, please contact Bernie on 0877722673. Everyone is welcome.

Young at Heart
Please support our Alzheimer’s Tea Day on next Thursday, May 1st 3-4.30 p.m. Enjoy some music and a cup of tea with us while helping to support this worthy cause.

GAA NOTES
The U21 C football final against St James will be played on Sunday 4th May in Ballinscarthy at 12:00. We wish the team the very best of luck!
LOTTO
The lotto jackpot of €10,300 was not won. The numbers drawn were
8 9 11 21.
€40 winners were Joan Sexton, Tom/Dec/Jess, Jim Moore, Bob Burns, Joni Hogan.Next weekends Jackpot will be €10,400

Home Share
Home Share is an initiative that provides short breaks for children and adults who attend COPE Foundation. Home Sharers are recruited from the community and the respite care/short break is provided in their family’s home. These short breaks can be for a couple of hours, overnights, week-ends or even longer. Many families take great joy in caring for their loved ones, however providing this care on an ongoing basis can be extremely tiring and stressful. Having a short break from this care giving can be of huge benefit to the care giver, their family and the person being cared for. Home Sharers can be working, retired, or unemployed with or without children, single or with a partner.Training, support and an allowance will be provided to Home Sharers.Interested? If you would like more information or if you are interested in becoming a Home Sharer please ring Philip Grant on 021 4643238 or e-mail grantp@cope-foundation.ie

Special Mass for People with Parkinson’s Disease
Mass Of Intercession to Saint John Paul II for People with Parkinson's in St Patricks Church, Rochestown, Cork On Tuesday 29th April 2014 at 7.00 pm, with Sacrament Of Anointing of The Sick. People with Parkinson's and Similar Conditions and their families, are
especially welcome to participate in this special Mass.
Pope John Paul II will be canonised on 27th April next. He is credited with at least 2 miracles, the healing of a French nun, Sr. Marie Simon-Pierre who inexplicably recovered from Parkinson¹s disease in 2005. A second miracle involved a Costa Rican woman who was cured of brain aneurysm the very day of John Paul II¹s beatification.

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4th May 2014 -- Third Sunday of Easter Time
WEEKDAY MASSES
Monday, Bank Holiday: 10.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am.

Station
For Knockbrown & Baurleigh in the home of Norman and Colette Tuthill, Baurleigh on Fri next, May 9th at 8.00 pm.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina held in Granreigh during the month of May, every Thursday at 8:00pm.Everyone is welcome to come and experience the Lord's life in the Scriptures.For more information contact Bernie Lyons on 087 7722673.

Pilgrimage to Knock
Day Pilgrimage to Knock on Saturday June 28th. Contact Cormac O’Connor 023/8849596 or any member of St Joseph's Young Priests’ Soc. before Monday 23rd June Cost €55. Breakfast & evening meal included.

Free Transport to Hospitals
The Irish Cancer Society is offering a free transport service to patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments in Cork University Hospital & the Mercy Hospital. For more information, patients can contact their treatment team in the hospital or call Gail on 01 2310 566. The Care to Drive service first began in 2008 in partnership with St. Vincent’s Hospitals, Dublin and since then has grown from strength to strength. It’s free to both the hospital and the patient with the Irish Cancer Society incurring all costs. The link for the website is available here http://www.cancer.ie/how-we-can-help/transport/care-to-drive

Sponsored Walk
Kilbrittain Welfare Annual Sponsored Walk, in aid of Irish Heart Foundation, on Sun June 8th at 2.00 pm. Sponsorship cards now available from any member of the Welfare Commttee. Please support by walking, sponsoring or coming along.

Rosary at the Grotto
The Legion of Mary will recite the Rosary at the grotto on each Monday evening at 8.30 during the month of May. We would appreciate if you could join us.

GAA NOTES
Best of luck to the U21 C footballers who meet St James in the West Cork final on Sunday at 12:00 in Ballinascarthy.
LOTTOThe lotto jackpot of €10,400 was not won. The numbers drawn were
13 17 19 21.
€40 winners were Joan Sexton, Kieran Madden, Mary Brennan, Nellie Moloney, Captain Ciano. The Jackpot for this weekend will be €10,500

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11th May 2014 -- Fourth Sunday of Easter Time

WEEKDAY MASSES
Monday, 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am and 11.00 am (First Holy Communion).

First Holy Communion
Next Saturday, May 17th, the children from Kilbrittain and Gurraneasig National Schools will receive First Holy Communion at 11.00 am Mass.

Rosary
 The Rosary is being recited before weekday Masses during the month of May. The rota for those leading these rosaries is displayed in the church porches.
 The Legion of Mary will recite the Rosary at the grotto on each Monday evening at 8.30 during the month of May. We would appreciate if you could join us.

Clashavanna Cemetery Mass
Clashavanna Cemetery Mass will take place on Wednesday next, May 14th, at 8pm.

Station
For Glenduff in the home of Brendan and Helen Butler on Fri week, May 23rd at 8.00 pm.

Gurraneasig National School
For children commencing school in September 2014 Gurraneasig NS will host a ‘Meet & Greet’ afternoon for parents & children on Thursday 22nd May 2014 from 1:15 to 2:10 pm.

Pilgrimage to Knock
Day Pilgrimage to Knock on Saturday June 28th. Contact Cormac O’Connor 023/8849596 or any member of St Joseph's Young Priests’ Soc. before Monday 23rd June Cost €55. Breakfast & evening meal included.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina held in Granreigh during the month of May, every Thursday at 8:00pm.Everyone is welcome to come and experience the Lord's life in the Scriptures.For more information contact Bernie Lyons on 087 7722673.

Playground Fundraiser
Coffee morning and jumble sale after mass on Sunday the 18th. We are raising much needed funds in order to complete the car park and create a safe pedestrian entrance. Contact Mary on 087 6506907. All support is greatly appreciated.

GAA NOTES
Well done to the U21 C footballers who won the West Cork championship beating St James 3-12 to 1-7 in the final last weekend.
LOTTOThe lotto jackpot of €10,500 was not won. The numbers drawn were
5 11 20 29.
€40 winners were, David Brennan, Albert O'Donoghue, Peadar Murphy, Sharon & Natashia, Lilly May.
Courcey Chronicle
Copies of this publication (Easter Edition), which is published quarterly, are available in Kilbrittain Post Office and Kilbrittain Foodstore. This edition features an article and photos which should be of interest to Kilbrittain readers.

Ice Cream Fun Days
Down Syndrome Ireland: HB Ice cream fundays will take place during May and June. If you are interested in hosting a party please call 1890 373737

Sponsored Walk
Kilbrittain Welfare Annual Sponsored Walk, in aid of Irish Heart Foundation, on Sun June 8th at 2.00 pm. Sponsorship cards now available from any member of the Welfare Commttee. Please support by walking, sponsoring or coming along.

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18th May 2014 -- Fifth Sunday of Easter Time

WEEKDAY MASSES
Monday, 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am

First Holy Communion
Congratulations to the pupils from Kilbrittain and Gurraneasig National Schools who received their First Holy Communion on Sat last.

Station
For Glenduff in the home of Brendan and Helen Butler on this Fri, May 23rd at 8.00 pm.

Rosary
 The Rosary is being recited before weekday Masses during the month of May. The rota for those leading these rosaries is displayed in the church porches.
 The Legion of Mary are reciting the Rosary at the grotto on each Monday evening at 8.30 during the month of May. We would appreciate if you could join us.

Gurraneasig National School
For children commencing school in Sept 2014 Gurraneasig NS will host a ‘Meet & Greet’ afternoon for parents & children on Thurs 22nd May 2014 from 1:15 to 2:10 pm.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina held in Granreigh during the month of May, every Thursday at 8:00pm.Everyone is welcome to come and experience the Lord's life in the Scriptures.For more information contact Bernie Lyons on 087 7722673.

Pilgrimage to Knock
Day Pilgrimage to Knock on Saturday June 28th. Contact Cormac O’Connor 023/8849596 or any member of St Joseph's Young Priests’ Soc. before Monday 23rd June Cost €55. Breakfast & evening meal included.

Social and Dance
Argideen Threshing CommitteeSocial and Dance in Timoleague Community Hall on Mon night next, May 19th. Music by Peter Burke.

Playground Fundraiser
Coffee morning and jumble sale after mass on Sunday the 18th. We are raising much needed funds in order to complete the car park and create a safe pedestrian entrance. Contact Mary on 087 6506907. All support is greatly appreciated.

Young at Heart
Kilbrittain Young at Heart group is going on a mystery trip on Thursday May 22nd leaving Kilbrittain at 9.30am.
For more details contact Christine 086 8708071.

Ladies’ Social Group
Kilbrittain Ladies’ Social Group will visit The Pavilion Garden Centre, Country Store and Cafe on Monday evening May 19th. The charge is €10 which includes tea scone and a speaker. Anyone interested is very welcome to come along. Assemble at hall at 6.30pm. Contact Mary or Kathleen at Kilbrittain Foodstore as soon as possible

St. Joseph Young Priests Society
St. Joseph Young Priests’ Society Meeting on Tues. May 20th at 8.30pm in the sacristy.

Rural Bus
Lotto Tickets to support the Rural Bus available from Eileen Hayes

Children’s Mass
The final Children’s Mass for this school year will be on Sunday, June 15th.

GAA NOTES
Congratulations to the U21 C footballers, recent West Cork champions, who have been named as the 'Buckley Financial Team of the Month' for May.
LOTTOThe lotto jackpot of €10,600 was not won. The numbers drawn were
6 21 30 31.
€40 winners were M.Collins, Mick & Pat, Jim Footman, Mary Moloney, 0872776587. The jackpot for this weekend will be €10,700

Sponsored Walk
Kilbrittain Welfare Annual Sponsored Walk, in aid of Irish Heart Foundation, on Sun June 8th at 2.00 pm. Sponsorship cards now available from any member of the Welfare Commttee. Please support by walking, sponsoring or coming along.

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25th May 2014 -- Sixth Sunday of Easter Time
WEEKDAY MASSES
Monday, 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am

Rosary
 The Rosary is being recited before weekday Masses during the month of May. The rota for those leading these rosaries is displayed in the church porches.
 The Legion of Mary are reciting the Rosary at the grotto on each Monday evening at 8.30 during the month of May. We would appreciate if you could join us.

Exam Mass
Mass for the intentions of all who are doing exams and preparing for exams next Thurs night, May 29th at 8.00 pm.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina held in Granreigh during the month of May, every Thursday at 8:00pm.Everyone is welcome to come and experience the Lord's life in the Scriptures.For more information contact Bernie Lyons on 087 7722673.

Pilgrimage to Knock
Day Pilgrimage to Knock on Saturday June 28th. Contact Cormac O’Connor 023/8849596 or any member of St Joseph's Young Priests’ Soc. before Monday 23rd June Cost €55. Breakfast & evening meal included.

Rural Bus
Lotto Tickets to support the Rural Bus available from Eileen Hayes

Stations
There will be a general Station and collecting of Dues on Thursday week next, June 6th at 8.30 pm in Kilbrittain church for all the areas which have not had an Autumn station. I would be most grateful if volunteers would distribute envelopes in these areas:
 Barleyfield
 Clashavanna, etc
 Clashrea, etc.
 Coolmain, etc
 Cripple Hill, etc
 Garranereagh, Glaunavaud
 Kilshinnihan, Ballycatten
 Cloncalla Beg and More
 Ratharoon
 Kilbrittain Village

GAA NOTES
LOTTOThere was no winner of the lotto jackpot of €10,700. The numbers drawn were
11 13 29 30.
€40 winners were Mairead Walsh, Padraig Brennan, Twohig Family, Teresa O'Driscoll, Oisin O'Regan. The jackpot for this weekend will be €10,800

Sponsored Walk
Kilbrittain Welfare Annual Sponsored Walk, in aid of Irish Heart Foundation, on Sun June 8th at 2.00 pm. Sponsorship cards now available from any member of the Welfare Commttee. Please support by walking, sponsoring or coming along.

Old Head Walk
Kilbrittain Ladies Social Group will meet in the car park near the Speckled Door on Monday June 9th for a walk at the Old Head. Anyone interested please contact Bernie or Patsy as soon as possible. New members very welcome.

School Fundraiser
Barn Dance and Steak BBQ at Carey's Cross Bandon on Sat. June 7th at 7pm, in conjunction with ABP Bandon and benefitting Kilbrittain National School Autism Unit. For tickets contact Michael O'Mahony @ 023 8841184 or Kilbrittain National School
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1st June 2014 -- Feast of the Ascension of the Lord
WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon BANK HOLIDAY, 10.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am

Pilgrimage to Knock
A day pilgrimage to Knock will be held on Saturday June 28th. Contact Cormac O'Connor at 023 8849596 or any member of the St. Joseph's Young Priests’ Society before Monday June 23rd for more information. The total cost is €55. Breakfast and Evening Meal included

Rural Bus
Lotto Tickets to support the Rural Bus available from Eileen Hayes

Stations
There will be a general Station and collecting of Dues on Thursday week next, June 5th at 8.30 pm in Kilbrittain church for all the areas which have not had an Autumn station. I would be most grateful if volunteers would distribute envelopes in these areas:
 Barleyfield
 Clashavanna, etc
 Clashrea, etc.
 Coolmain, etc
 Cripple Hill, etc
 Garranereagh, Glaunavaud
 Garryandruig
 Kilshinnihan, Ballycatten
 Cloncalla Beg and More
 Ratharoon
 Kilbrittain Village

Arigideen Social
Argideen Threshing Committee is holding a Social and dance in Timoleague Community Hall on this Bank Holiday Monday June 2nd. Music by Finbarr Dennehy. All are welcome. Great night assured

Youth 2000 Retreat
Youth 2000 Ireland will be hosting a youth day retreat in Colaiste Chriost Rí, Turner's Cross, Cork City on Saturday 7th June 2014 from 10.30am to 6.30pm. The day will consist of inspirational talks, testimonies, prayer, music and a lot more. This is a great opportunity to find out what your faith is all about in a friendly, chilled out atmosphere. For young people aged 16-35. For more information see www.youth2000.ie or call 086 3049843

Children’s Mass
The next Children’s Mass will be on Sun June 15th at 10.30.

GAA NOTES
The premier Intermediate hurlers were beaten in the first round of the championship by Newcestown last Saturday evening and now await the losers of Valley Rovers and Cloyne in round 2 which should go ahead on the 14 June.
LOTTO
There was no winner of the lotto jackpot of €10,800. The numbers drawn were
2 15 17 29.
The €40 winners were Jeremy McSweeney, Ann Harrington, Ann O'Connor, Nellie Moloney and Paddy McCarthy. The jackpot for this weekend will be €10,900 and the draw will take place on Monday night

Sponsored Walk
Kilbrittain Welfare Annual Sponsored Walk, in aid of Irish Heart Foundation, on Sun June 8th at 2.00 pm. Sponsorship cards now available from any member of the Welfare Commttee. Please support by walking, sponsoring or coming along.
Old Head WalkKilbrittain Ladies Social Group will meet in the car park near the Speckled Door on Monday June 9th for a walk at the Old Head. Anyone interested please contact Bernie or Patsy as soon as possible. New members very welcome.School FundraiserA Barn dance and steak barbeque will be held at Carey's Cross Bandon on Sat. June 7th at 7pm in conjunction with ABP Bandon and benefitting Kilbrittain Autism Unit. For tickets contact Michael O'Mahony at 023 8841184 or Kilbrittain National School.

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8th June 2014 -- Pentecost Sunday

WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon BANK HOLIDAY, 10.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am

Cemetery Mass
The annual cemeterey Mass in Rathclaren cemetery will be celebrated on Wed next, June 11th, at 8.00 pm;

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina will continue every Thurs. evening at 8pm for the month of June in Ardnacrow. Come be blessed by the Scriptures. Everybody welcome. Contact Sergio & Karon 087 0650253.

Pilgrimage to Knock
A day pilgrimage to Knock will be held on Saturday June 28th. Contact Cormac O'Connor at 023 8849596 or any member of the St. Joseph's Young Priests’ Society before Monday June 23rd for more information. The total cost is €55. Breakfast and Evening Meal included

Rural Bus
Lotto Tickets to support the Rural Bus available from Eileen Hayes

Fund-raising Coffee Day
In aid of orphanage and schools in Nairobi, Kenya in Phil Deasy’s house on Tue 17th June from 9.30 until 3.00pm. Phil will be travelling with a local voluntar group called ‘Kinsale Support and Nurture’ to do voluntary work for three weeks in orphanage, school and health centre. All money raised will be taken directly by her to the needy situations. Kerrin and Sofie Relja, Baurleigh Schoolhouse, are also travelling with Phil.

Bus Tour to Ballymaloe
A bus tour will be held on June 26th to Ballymaloe with morning coffee/lunch/bus for €40. Evening meal not included.

Tea/Coffee evening for Heart Research
Brendan & May Kearney invite you to a Tea/Coffee Evening on Friday June 20th from 7pm in memory of their son Justin. All proceeds to the Heart Education & Research Trust at Cork University Hospital.

Walk at the Old Head
Kilbrittain Ladies’ Social Group is walking at the Old Head on Monday next June 9th. They are meeting in the car park near the Speckled Door at 7.30pm. Refreshments afterwards in The Speckled Door. Anyone interested contact Bernie, Patsy, Mary or Kathleen as soon as possible.

Children’s Mass
The next Children’s Mass will be on Sun next, June 15th, at 10.30. Teen Spirit, our local young Liturgical Singers, will be taking part.

GAA NOTES
LOTTOThere was no winner of the lotto jackpot of €10,900. The numbers drawn were
8 15 17 32
The €40 winners were D Arundale, 8848165, Alan Healy, Frank Kearney and Una McCarthy. The jackpot for this weekend will be €11,000 and the draw will take place on Monday night.
Sponsored Walk
Kilbrittain Welfare Annual Sponsored Walk, in aid of Irish Heart Foundation, on Sun June 8th at 2.00 pm from the church. Sponsorship cards now available from any member of the Welfare Commttee. Please support by walking, sponsoring or coming along.

Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Mrs Karen Morrison, Principal of Kilbrittain NS, who received the award of Teacher of the Year at the inaugural Pride of Ireland Awards in the Mansion House, Dublin, on Tuesday last, June 3rd.

Parish Picnic Postponed
The Parish Picnic, which was fixed for next Sunday, June 15th, has been postponed until further notice.

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15th June 2014 -- Trinity Sunday

WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wed, Thurs and Fri 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am

Rosary at Trinity Well
This Trinity Sunday, June 15th, rodary at Trinity Well, Farnagark.

Corpus Christi Procession
Next Sunday, June 22nd, Corpus Christi procession immediatley after Msss.

St Joseph’s Young Priests’ Society
St Joseph's Young Priests Society Meeting in the sacristy on Tues. June 17th at 8.30pm

Lectio Divina
For the next few weeks this Summer, we will have Lectio Divina every Thursday Evening at 8:30pm (instead of 8:00) and for June it'll be in Ardacrow. Come be refreshed by the Scriptures. Contact Sergio & Karon on 0870650253.

Pilgrimage to Knock
A day pilgrimage to Knock will be held on Saturday June 28th. Contact Cormac O'Connor at 023 8849596 or any member of the St. Joseph's Young Priests’ Society before Monday June 23rd for more information. The total cost is €55. Breakfast and Evening Meal included

Rural Bus
Lotto Tickets available from Eileen Hayes. Please support this worthy service.

Fund-raising Coffee Day
In aid of orphanage and schools in Nairobi, Kenya in Phil Deasy’s house on Tue next, 17th June from 9.30 until 3.00pm. Phil will be travelling to Nigeria next month and all money raised will be taken directly by her to the needy situations.

Bus Tour to Ballymaloe
Bus Tour will be held on June 26th to Ballymaloe area with morning coffee/lunch/bus. Cost €40. Evening meal not included in price. Contact Patsy 023 8849611/ 6 2355317.

Tea/Coffee evening for Heart Research
Brendan & May Kearney invite you to a Tea/Coffee Evening on Friday June 20th from 7pm in memory of their son Justin. All proceeds to the Heart Education & Research Trust at Cork University Hospital.

GAA NOTES
The Premier Intermediate hurling championship 2nd round against Valley Rovers has been fixed for Saturday 28th June at 7:30pm in Ballinspittle.
LOTTO
There was no winner of the lotto jackpot of €11,000. The numbers drawn were
12 21 24 26
€40 winners were Rosemary Gabrial, Tom O'Donoghue, Bob Burns, Kieran Madden, Mary P O'Brien. The jackpot for the coming weekend will be €11,100 Congratulations to Kieran Madden who won a €100 voucher in the Cork County Clubs draw for May

Kilbrittain People Photo Exhibition.
Parish Hall, Tue next, June 17th, at 7.30 pm. Exhibition revealing the results of the Photography session held last January. There will be three books on exhibition, one large group photograph of the village for the Pairish Hall and a 20-minute short film about the day. You are all cordially invited.

Parish Picnic
Kilbrittain Parish Family Picnic has been rescheduled for Sun. June 29th 2-5pm. Everyone is invited to bring and share.

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22nd June 2014 -- Corpus Christi
WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wed, Thurs and Fri 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am

Corpus Christi Procession
This Sunday, June 22nd, Corpus Christi procession immediatley after Msss.

Eucharistic Adoration
This Sunday, Corpus Christi, from after the procession, finishing wth Benediction at 8.00 pm.

Lectio Divina
For the next few weeks this Summer, we will have Lectio Divina every Thursday Evening at 8:30pm (instead of 8:00) and for June it'll be in Ardacrow. Come be refreshed by the Scriptures. Contact Sergio & Karon on 0870650253.

Pilgrimage to Knock
A day pilgrimage to Knock will be held on Saturday June 28th. Contact Cormac O'Connor at 023 8849596 or any member of the St. Joseph's Young Priests’ Society before next Monday June 23rd for more information. The total cost is €55. Breakfast and Evening Meal included

Parish Picnic
Kilbrttain Parish Picnic will be held on Sunday June 29th from 2-5pm. Everyone is welcome to bring and share.

Rural Bus
Lotto Tickets available from Eileen Hayes. Please support this worthy service.

Social and Dance
Social/Dance will be held by Argideen Threshing Committee in Timoleague Hall on Monday night, June 23rd. Music by Catriona, John and High Country.

Bus Tour to Ballymaloe
Bus Tour will be held on June 26th to Ballymaloe area with morning coffee/lunch/bus. Cost €40. Evening meal not included in price. Contact Patsy 023 8849611/ 6 2355317.

Vintage and Tractor Run
Argideen Threshing Committee are holding a vintage and tractor run on Sunday July 13th. Registration at community grounds Timoleague from 10am. Proceeds to Cancer Research and Local Charities.

GAA NOTES
Well done to Ross Cashman, Jamie Wall and Peter Brennan who were involved with the Cork Intermediate hurlers who have reached the Munster final. Well done to Mark Hickey who lined out with the Cork primary schools’ team last Sunday in Thurles. Best of luck to the Premier Intermediate hurlers who meet Valley Rovers in the 2nd round of the championship in Ballinaspittle next Saturday night (28th) at 7:30pm
LOTTOThere was no winner of the lotto jackpot of €11,100. The numbers drawn were
3 18 23 31
€40 winners were Et-KON & gang, Elemarie Sage, Eileen Brennan, Brendan Ahern, Margaret O'Connell.
The jackpot for the weekend will be €11,200

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29th June 2014 -- Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wed, Thurs and Fri 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am

First Friday
Friday nex is the First Friday of July. Usual calls to the sick and housebound will be made on Thurs and Fri.

Parish Picnic
Kilbrttain Parish Picnic will be held on this Sunday June 29th from 2-5pm. Everyone is welcome to bring and share.

River Run
102nd Kilbrittain Scouts are hosting the Bandon River Run 2014 on Saturday July 5th. Kilmacsimon to Kinsale 10K. Canoes and Kayaks welcome - Fitness, Food and Fun. Register @ Kilmacsimon from 10. (Return Shuttle provided). Cost €25.00. All proceeds going to 102nd Kilbrittain Scouts. Barbeque and Raffle for all participants.

Lectio Divina
For the next few weeks this Summer, we will have Lectio Divina every Thursday Evening at 8:30pm (instead of 8:00) and for June it'll be in Ardacrow. Come be refreshed by the Scriptures. Contact Sergio & Karon on 0870650253.

Vintage and Tractor Run
Argideen Threshing Committee vintage run will be held on Sunday, July 13th for cars, tractors, lorries etc. Vintage cars will travel via Clonakilty and Dunmore with a pit stop at the Mountain Bar, Ardfield. Tractors, lorries and vintage motorbikes will take the coast road with a pit stop in Kilbrittain. All monies raised to Cancer Research and local charities.

Rural Bus
Lotto Tickets available from Eileen Hayes. Please support this worthy service.

GAA NOTES
'Well done to the Junior A hurlers who advanced to the 3rd round after beating St Marys 2-13 to 2-11 last weekend. Best of luck to the Premier intermediate hurlers who meet Valley Rovers in Ballinspittle this Saturday evening at 7:30pm
LOTTOThere was no winner of the lotto jackpot of €11,200. The numbers drawn were
4 9 11 31
€40 winners were K/C, Barbara McDonagh, Finbar Sheehy, David Desmond, Steven Galvin. The jackpot for the coming weekend will be €11,300

Cemetery Mass
The July cemetery Mass will be in Currurane cemetery on Wed 16th July

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6th July 2014 -- 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time
WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wed, Thurs and Fri 9.00 am
Saturday NO MASS

GAA Mass
Mass at the request of Kilbritain GAA Club on Mon night next, 7th July at 8.00 pm, for the intentions of players, members, supporters and benefactors.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina is every Thursday night at 8:30 in Farnagark for the month of July. All welcome to come and be refreshed by the Word. For further details, contact Tim or Majella on 884-9842.

Vintage and Tractor Run
Argideen Threshing Committee vintage run will be held on Sunday, July 13th for cars, tractors, lorries etc. Vintage cars will travel via Clonakilty and Dunmore with a pit stop at the Mountain Bar, Ardfield. Tractors, lorries and vintage motorbikes will take the coast road with a pit stop in Kilbrittain. All monies raised to Cancer Research and local charities.

Rural Bus
Lotto Tickets available from Eileen Hayes. Please support this worthy service.

GAA NOTES
The Premier Intermediate hurlers were beaten by Valley Rovers last weekend and now meet Kilworth in the 3rd round. The date is to be confirmed. Best of luck to the Junior A footballers who meet St Marys in the 2nd round in Newcestown this Saturday evening at 7:30pm.
LOTTOThere was no winner of the lotto jackpot of €11,300. The numbers drawn were
14 17 24 25
€40 winners were Lorna O'Sullivan, Maura McAuliffe, Eugene Sheehy, H Straub, Tom Brennan. The jackpot for the coming weekend will be €11,400

Cemetery Mass
The July cemetery Mass will be in Currurane cemetery on Wed week, 16th July, at 8.00 pm.

Arts Camp
Oodles of Doodles Art Camp is running a series of five day camps in Bandon and Clonakilty this summer. A wide variety of arts and craft activities will be conducted by a local qualified teacher for children aged 8-12yrs. The Bandon camps 21st-25th July and 28th July to 1st August. Clonakilty 5th-9th August and 11th -15th August. 10am-2.30pm daily. €80 per child with €10 family discount. For booking details contact Gemma O'Shea 087 9522494 or gemstone147@gmail.com.

Health Presentation
A Health and wellness presentation will be held in the hall on Mon July 7th 8pm-9pm. All are welcome.

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13th July 2014 -- 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time
WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wed, Thurs and Fri 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am

Recently Deceased
Pray for Seanie Barry, Kilshiniahan who died on Firday 11th July.

Cemetery Mass
Cururane cemetery Mass will be celebrated on next Wed, 16th July, at 8.00 pm.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina is every Thursday night at 8:30 in Farnagark for the month of July. All welcome to come and be refreshed by the Word. For further details, contact Tim or Majella on 884-9842.

Vintage and Tractor Run
Argideen Threshing Committee vintage run will be held on Sunday, July 13th for cars, tractors, lorries etc. Vintage cars will travel via Clonakilty and Dunmore with a pit stop at the Mountain Bar, Ardfield. Tractors, lorries and vintage motorbikes will take the coast road with a pit stop in Kilbrittain. All monies raised to Cancer Research and local charities.

Rural Bus
Lotto Tickets available from Eileen Hayes. Please support this worthy service.

GAA NOTES
The 3rd round of the Premier Intermediate hurling championship against Kilworth is fixed for Saturday 19th in Caherlag at 7:30pm.
LOTTOThere was no winner of the lotto jackpot of €11,400. The numbers drawn were
7 11 13 30
€40 winners were Catherine Whelton, Ger Crowley, Ted Moloney, Donnacha O'Sullivan, Kieran Madden
The jackpot for the coming weekend will be €11,500

Arts Camp
Oodles of Doodles Art Camp is running a series of five day camps in Bandon and Clonakilty this summer. A wide variety of arts and craft activities will be conducted by a local qualified teacher for children aged 8-12yrs. The Bandon camps 21st-25th July and 28th July to 1st August. Clonakilty 5th-9th August and 11th -15th August. 10am-2.30pm daily. €80 per child with €10 family discount. For booking details contact Gemma O'Shea 087 9522494 or gemstone147@gmail.com.

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20th July 2014 -- 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time
WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wed, Thurs and Fri 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina is every Thursday night at 8:30 in Farnagark for the month of July. All welcome to come and be refreshed by the Word. For further details, contact Tim or Majella on 884-9842.

Macra Barbeque
Kilbrittain Macra are hosting a "Know your Neighbour" Barbeque in the Kilbrittain Inn on Sunday July 27th starting at 4pm till late. There will be food and music provided. Everybody welcome for a great evening.

Rural Bus
Lotto tickets available for the Rural Bus. Contact Eileen Hayes 8849878

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27th July 2014 -- 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wed, Thurs and Fri 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am

First Friday
Friday next, August 1st, is the First Friday. Usual calls to the sick and housebound will be made on Thurs and Fri.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina is every Thursday night at 8:30 in Farnagark for the month of July. All welcome to come and be refreshed by the Word. For further details, contact Tim or Majella on 884-9842.

Macra Barbeque
Kilbrittain Macra are hosting a Know Your Neighbour evening this Sunday July 27th in the Kilbrittain Inn starting at 4pm. It will be held till late with food and music provided. Everybody welcome for a great evening.

Bus Tour
On Thursday August 14th there will be a bus leaving the hall at 8.30am on a trip to Dunbrody Famine Ship, J.F.K. Park and Ballyseedy Garden Centre. Cost €55 including morning coffee, lunch, entry fee, bus and evening meal. Contact Patsy 023 8849611 or 086 2355317.

Festival
Kilbrittain Festival takes place from Sat. August 2nd to Sunday August 10th. All are welcome to join in. There is something for everybody. For more details please see the Festival programme available in local outlets or find us on Facebook.

Social and Dance
Argideen Threshing committee social /dance will be held in Timoleague hall on Bank holiday Monday night, August 4th. Music will be provided by Patrick O'Sullivan. Great night assured. All proceeds donated to local charities and cancer research.

GAA NOTES
The Premier Intermediate hurlers were beaten by Kilworth last weekend and now face Watergrasshill in a relegation decider. This game has yet to be fixed. The Junior A Hurlers continue in the championship this weekend. They meet Dohenys in Newcestown on Sunday at 2:15pm. best of luck to all concerned.
LOTTOThere was no winner of the lotto jackpot of €11,600. The numbers drawn were
7 10 14 17
€40 prize winners were Shane O'Donnell, Oliver Butler, Ger Crowley, Shannon O'Donovan, Finbar Sheehy. the jackpot for this weekend will be €11,700

Rural Bus
Lotto tickets available for the Rural Bus. Contact Eileen Hayes 8849878

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3rd August 2014 -- 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Recently Deceased
Pray for Peggy Walsh, Raharoon who died during the week.

WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : (BANK HOLIDAY) 10.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wed, Thurs and Fri 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am

Lectio Divina
Lection Divina held every Thursday evening for the month of August at 8:30, in Granreigh."The Word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path"... be refreshed by the Scriptures. All welcome. For further detail, call Bernie on 0877722673

Bus Tour
On Thursday August 14th there will be a bus leaving the hall at 8.30am on a trip to Dunbrody Famine Ship, J.F.K. Park and Ballyseedy Garden Centre. Cost €55 including morning coffee, lunch, entry fee, bus and evening meal. Contact Patsy 023 8849611 or 086 2355317.

Festival
Kilbrittain Festival takes place from Sat. August 2nd to Sunday August 10th. All are welcome to join in. There is something for everybody. For more details please see the Festival programme available in local outlets or find us on Facebook.

Social and Dance
Argideen Threshing committee social /dance will be held in Timoleague hall on Bank holiday Monday night, August 4th. Music will be provided by Patrick O'Sullivan. Great night assured. All proceeds donated to local charities and cancer research.

GAA NOTES
The Junior A hurlers exited the championship following a narrow 1-11 to 0-10 defeat to Dohenys in Newcestown last Sunday.
LOTTOThere was no winner of the lotto jackpot of €11,700. The numbers drawn were
6 12 16 31
The €40 winners were Paudie Hurley, Bernard Madden, Peggy O'Brien, Agnes O'Brien, Mary Wilmot. The jackpot for the coming weekend will be €11,800

Rural Bus
Lotto tickets available for the Rural Bus. Contact Eileen Hayes 8849878

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10th August 2014 -- 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time
FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION
Next Friday, August 15th, is the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Vigil Mass on Thursday at 8.00 pm and Mass of the Feast on Friday at 10.30 am.

WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wed and Thurs 9.00 am
Saturday NO 10.00 am Mass; funeral Mass at 12.00 noon.

Aidan Phelan, RIP
Aidan Phelan, Kilbrittain died in Dublin last Christmas and was cremated. His funeral Mass will be in St Patrick’s Church, Kilbrittain on next Saturday, August 16th, at 12.00 noon followed by internment of ashes in Kilbrittain Cemetery.

Lectio Divina
Lection Divina held every Thursday evening for the month of August at 8:30, in Granreigh."The Word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path"... be refreshed by the Scriptures. All welcome. For further detail, call Bernie on 0877722673

Cemetery Mass
Annual Mass in Kilbrittain Cemetery will be celebrated on Wed week, 20th August, at 8.00 pm.

Bus Tour
On Thursday August 14th there will be a bus leaving the hall at 8.30am on a trip to Dunbrody Famine Ship, J.F.K. Park and Ballyseedy Garden Centre. Cost €55 including morning coffee, lunch, entry fee, bus and evening meal. Contact Patsy 023 8849611 or 086 2355317.

GAA NOTES
Kilbrittin GAA are looking for ticket sellers over the next two months before their Big Draw. We would appreciate if you can contribute one or two nights a week Contact Paudie Leahy 087 6733819, Denis Ryan 086 1241824, Helen Cashman 087 9384682. This major project will benefit this generation and generations to come.

Best of luck to the U21 hurlers who meet Clonakilty in Timoleague in the semi-final on Tuesday night at 7pm. The Premier Intermediate relegation play-off against Watergrasshill is fixed for Saturday next 16th. The venue must be confirmed
LOTTOThere was no winner of the lotto jackpot of €11,800. The numbers drawn were
5 9 14 16
€40 winners were Linda Gerlyn, Mary Lynch, Fiona Hurley, John Joe O'Regan, Hannah O'Neill. The jackpot for this weekend will be €11,900

Rural Bus
Lotto tickets available for the Rural Bus. Contact Eileen Hayes 8849878

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17th August 2014 -- 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Cemetery Mass
Annual Mass in Kilbrittain Cemetery will be celebrated on this Wed, 20th August, at 8.00 pm.

All are welcome to share refreshments afterwards in the Parish Hall.

Relic of Pope St John Paul II
Kilbrittain is privileged to host a reliquary containing a First Class Relic of Pope St John Paul, which normally is kept in Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s chapel in Rome. There will be a special Mass at 7,00 pm next Friday, Aug 22nd., Feast of the Qeenship of Mary, with the relic being available for veneration afterwards. Everybody welcome.

WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wed and Thurs 9.00 amFriday 7.00 pm.
Saturday 10.00 am.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina held every Thursday evening for the month of August at 8:30, in Granreigh."The Word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path"... be refreshed by the Scriptures. All welcome. For further detail, call Bernie on 0877722673

Organ Recital
I n conjunction with National Heritage Week theer will be an organ recital, organist in St Finn Barre’s Cathedral, in St Patrick’s Church, Bandon on Wed 27th August at 7.30 pm. Admission Free.

Blood Donor Clinics
At Bandon GAA Pavilion on Tue and Wed next, 19th and 20th August.
Times: Tue 5 to 830 pm; Wed. 3 to 5 pm and 7 to 9 pm

GAA NOTES
Kilbrittin GAA are looking for ticket sellers over the next two months before their Big Draw. We would appreciate if you can contribute one or two nights a week Contact Paudie Leahy 087 6733819, Denis Ryan 086 1241824, Helen Cashman 087 9384682. This major project will benefit this generation and generations to come.

Rural Bus
Lotto tickets available for the Rural Bus. Contact Eileen Hayes 8849878


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24th August 2014 -- 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wed and Thurs and Friday 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina held every Thursday evening for the month of August at 8:30, in Granreigh."The Word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path"... be refreshed by the Scriptures. All welcome. For further detail, call Bernie on 0877722673

Organ Recital
In conjunction with National Heritage Week there will be an organ recital by Colin Nicholls, former organist in St Finn Barre’s Cathedral, in St Patrick’s Church, Bandon on Wed 27th August at 7.30 pm. Admission Free.

GAA NOTES
The premier intermediate hurlers will play at Intermediate grade next year following the relegation play-off defeat to Watergrasshill last weekend in Riverstown. Kilbrittain 1-16 Watergrasshil 1-22. The minor hurlers defeated Carbery Rangers in the championship in Barryroe winning on a score of 3-10 to 3-5.
LOTTO
8 17 29 32There was no winner of the €12,000 lotto jackpot. €40 winners were 'Hannah', Ger Ahern, David Moloney, Peggy Walsh, Micheal Harrington. The jackpot this weekend will be €12,100

Rural Bus
Lotto tickets available for the Rural Bus. Contact Eileen Hayes 8849878


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31st August 2014 -- 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wed and Thurs and Friday 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am.

Recently deceased
Pray for Seán McSweeney, Ring South and late of Garrendruig who died during the week.

Stations
 For Ballymore, Ballybeg and Knopogue in the home of Finbarr and Imelda O’Mahony on Saturday morning next, Sept 6th, at 11.30am
 For Ballycatten and Kilshinihan in the home of Myles and Ann Marie Desmond McSwiney on Fri night week, Sept 12th, at 8.00 pm.

First Friday
Friday next is the First Friday of September. Usual calls will be made to the sick and housbound.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina held every Thursday evening for the month of September at 8.30 in Barleyfield. "The Word of the Lord is strength to our bones" All welcome. For further details call Jim on 086-8306312

Masterchef Cookery Demo
Kilbrittain parents association are hosting a Cookery Demo facilitated by Masterchef Winner 2014- Diane Dodog -on Friday 10th October at 8pm in the School Halla. Included on the night : Cheese & Wine Reception , mini Fashion Show and Best Dressed Person competition sponsored by Dressed Bandon. One lucky person will take home Diane Dodog's delicious meal on the night as well as lots more raffle prizes. Great night guaranteed. Tickets 15 euro - enquiries to Valerie Griffin @ 087-7847927. Proceeds raised will go to the ASD Spraoi unit in the school and school development fund. Many thanks to our sponsors ICP New tech and Flogas

GAA NOTES
Well done to Josh O'Donovan and Patrick O'Mahony who played for Carbery minor hurlers in their win over Charleville. They next meet Courcey Rovers in the semi final.
LOTTO
4 10 20 32There was no winner of the €12,100 lotto jackpot. €40 winners were Fionn McDermott, John Wilmot, K/C, Kieran Madden, Patricia Collins. The jackpot for this weekend will be €12, 200

Courcey Chronicle
Copies of the autumn edition of the Courcey Chronicle are now on sale in both shops in the village. This edition includes an article and photographs that would be of interest to Kilbrittain folk.

Rural Bus
Lotto tickets available for the Rural Bus. Contact Eileen Hayes 8849878

Computer Course
Morning computer course for beginners at St Brogan’s College. Covers two Nationally-recognised certificates; Office Administration at FETAC level 5 and ECDL. Starts mid-September. Further information and application forms from school 023-8841120 or Irene Houlihan, Course Co-Ordinator at 086-8312195


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7th September 2014 -- 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Recently deceased:
Pray for Maureen Moloney, Boxtown who died during the week.

WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wed, Thurs and Fri 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am.

Station
For Ballycatten and Kilshinihan in the home of Myles and Ann Marie Desmond McSwiney on Fri night next, Sept 12th, at 8.00 pm.

Kilbrittain Ladies Social Group will hold a meeting in the community hall on Monday, September 8th at 8.30pm. A guest speaker will attend. New members are always welcome.

Kilbrittain ‘Young at Heart’ will resume on next Thursday – 11th Sept. at 2.30 p.m. New members very welcome. A friendly and sociable afternoon assured with a mixture of fun, exercises, short talks, music, days out, throughout the year.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina held every Thursday evening for the month of September at 8.30 in Barleyfield. "The Word of the Lord is strength to our bones" All welcome. For further details call Jim on 086-8306312

Kilbrittain Festival AGM takes place next Friday Sept. 12th at 8pm in the Community hall. All committee members are asked to attend

First Aid Course
The Red Cross are planning on running a First Aid course in Kilbrittain soon and would like to find out how much interest there is. You can contact Kitty O'Sullivan on 023 8846364

Masterchef Cookery Demo
Kilbrittain Parents’ Association are hosting a Cookery Demo facilitated by Masterchef Winner 2014, Diane Dodog, on Friday 10th October at 8pm in the School Halla. Included on the night: Cheese & Wine Reception, mini Fashion Show and Best Dressed Person competition sponsored by Dressed Bandon. One lucky person will take home Diane Dodog's delicious meal on the night as well as lots more raffle prizes. Great night guaranteed. Tickets 15 euro - enquiries to Valerie Griffin @ 087-7847927. Proceeds raised will go to the ASD Spraoi unit in the school and school development fund. Many thanks to our sponsors, ICP New Tech and Flogas

Kilbrittain Toddler Group is open on Monday morning from 9.45 am to 11.45 am during the school term at Kilbrittain Hall. Snacks/drinks provided at €2 each per adult and €1 per child.

Rural Bus
Lotto tickets available for the Rural Bus. Contact Eileen Hayes 8849878

Computer Course
Morning computer course for beginners at St Brogan’s College. Covers two Nationally-recognised certificates; Office Administration at FETAC level 5 and ECDL. Starts mid-September. Further information and application forms from school 023-8841120 or Irene Houlihan, Course Co-Ordinator at 086-8312195


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14th September 2014 -- Exaltation of the Holy Cross
WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wed, Thurs and Fri 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am.

St Joseph’s Young Priests’ Society meeting in the sacristy at 8.30 pm on Tue next, Sept 16th.

Folk Group
Folk group will resume practice on Tues. Next, Sept.16th, in the church from 8 to 9 pm. New members very welcome.

Pilgrimage to Knock
The annuan Legion of Mary Pilgrimage to Knock takes place on the 28th September (last Sunday in September), leaving outside Kelleher’s Bandon at 6.30 am. Cost €55 inlusive of breakfast and evening meal in Ennis. Contact Mai on 086-3030195 or and member of the Legion of Mary. Further details are in the church Porches.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina held every Thursday evening for the month of September at 8.30 in Barleyfield. "The Word of the Lord is strength to our bones" All welcome. For further details call Jim on 086-8306312

First Aid Course
The Red Cross are planning on running a First Aid course in Kilbrittain soon and would like to find out how much interest there is. You can contact Kitty O'Sullivan on 023 8846364 or Kay O'Brien 8849846

Masterchef Cookery Demo
Kilbrittain Parents’ Association are hosting a Cookery Demo facilitated by Masterchef Winner 2014, Diane Dodog, on Friday 10th October at 8pm in the School Halla. Included on the night: Cheese & Wine Reception, mini Fashion Show and Best Dressed Person competition sponsored by Dressed Bandon. One lucky person will take home Diane Dodog's delicious meal on the night as well as lots more raffle prizes. Great night guaranteed. Tickets 15 euro - enquiries to Valerie Griffin @ 087-7847927. Proceeds raised will go to the ASD Spraoi unit in the school and school development fund. Many thanks to our sponsors, ICP New Tech and Flogas

Kilbrittain Toddler Group is open on Monday morning from 9.45 am to 11.45 am during the school term at Kilbrittain Hall. Snacks/drinks provided at €2 each per adult and €1 per child.

Rural Bus
Lotto tickets available for the Rural Bus. Contact Eileen Hayes 8849878

Events in Parish Hall
○ Disco Dancing: Razzle Dazzle School of Dance every Tues. evening from 4 to 6pm. Contact Veronica 087 6392964.
○ Irish dancing classes: Children of all ages. Monday 7.30-8.30.
○ Fun Fitness continues with Miriam on Thursdays from 7.15.


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21st September 2014 -- 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wed, Thurs and Fri 9.00 amSaturday 10.00 am.

Rosary Procession
Rosary Sunday will be celebrated in parishes on Sunday week, 5th October 2014, which is also the Day for Life 2014. It is the Sunday closest to the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary (7 October) and it coincides with the 60th anniversary of the Rosary Rally of Father Peyton, as well as the Marian Year of 1954.In common with mary parishes we intend to mark this occasion locally. There will be a candlelight rosary procession from the Grotto at 7.00 pm to the church, finishing with Benediction in the church.

Pilgrimage to Knock
The annual Legion of Mary Pilgrimage to Knock takes place next Sunday. 28th September Cost €55 inlusive of breakfast and evening meal. Contact Mai on 086-3030195 or and member of the Legion of Mary. Further details are in the church Porches.

Adult Choir
The Adult Choir will resume Choir Practice on Wednesday next Sept 24th at 8pm.
New Members very welcome.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina held every Thursday evening for the month of September at the NEW TIME OF 8.00 in Barleyfield. "The Word of the Lord is strength to our bones" All welcome. For further details call Jim on 086-8306312

Nano Nagle Mass in Bandon
Nano Nagle was declared Venerable by Pope Francis in October 2013. A Mass of Thanksgiving will be offered in Bandon Parish Church on Tues October 7th at 7.00 pm.

First Aid Course
 The Red Cross are planning on running a First Aid course in Kilbrittain soon and would like to find out how much interest there is. You can contact Kitty O'Sullivan on 023 8846364 or Kay O'Brien 8849846
 The Irish Red Cross have launched an appeal in aid of the Gaza Crisis. For more information 1850 50 70 70

Masterchef Cookery Demo
Cookery Demo facilitated by Masterchef Winner 2014, Diane Dodog, on Friday 10th October at 8pm in the School Halla. Great night guaranteed. Tickets 15 euro - enquiries to Valerie Griffin @ 087-7847927. Proceeds raised will go to the ASD Spraoi unit and school development fund.

GAA NOTES
Well done to Fergal Keohane, Josh O'Donovan, Patrick O'Mahony, Ian Hodge, Dylan Twohig and Darragh Moore who were involved with the Carbery Premier Minor 2 hurlers who won the county final on Monday night beating Aghabullougue 4-17 to 1-16'
LOTTO NOS 14 -16 - 18 - 29'The lotto jackpot of €12,400 was not won. €40 winners were Annie, Miah & Theresa O'Neill, Mary Hayes, Catriona O'Neill, Finbar O'Brien, Humphrey Hennessey. The jackpot for this weekend will be €12,500

Events in Parish Hall.
○ Pam Golden's speech and drama classes on Mondays from 3.30pm-4.30pm. Contact Pam 087-2465118 for details
○ Tae Kwon Do classes every Thurs. 5-6 pm. Contact 086 8649271

Art Class in Bandon
Oodles of Doodles Art Camp is holding an Art Class in Bandon Rugby Club on Sat. 27th Sept for 8-12 year olds from 2.30pm-5.30pm. For further information or booking details contact Gemma O'Shea 087 9522494 or
gemstone 147@gmail .com


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28th September 2014 -- 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time
WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wed, Thurs and Fri 9.00 amSaturday 10.00 am.

First Friday
Friday next is the First Friday of October. Usual calls to the sick and housebound will be made at the end of the week. If you, or anybody you know, would like to be put on the First Friday list now, or at any time, contact Fr Cremin.

Station
For Garranefeen in the home of Donal and Therese McCormack on Fri night next at 8.00 pm.

Rosary Procession
Rosary Sunday will be celebrated in parishes next Sunday, 5th October, which is also the Day for Life 2014. It is the Sunday closest to the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary (7 October) and it coincides with the 60th anniversary of the Rosary Rally of Father Peyton, as well as the Marian Year of 1954.In common with mary parishes we intend to mark this occasion locally. You are invited to gather at the Grotto at 7.00 pm for a candlelight Rosary Procession to the church, finishing with Benediction in the church.

Open Evening St Brogan’s
For all Sixth Class Primary students and their parents. Thurs Oct 2nd 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm. Principal’s address at 8.00 pm.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina held every Thursday evening for the month of September at the NEW TIME OF 8.00 in Barleyfield. "The Word of the Lord is strength to our bones" All welcome. For further details call Jim on 086-8306312

Nano Nagle Mass in Bandon
Nano Nagle, founder of the Presentation Sisters, who was born at Ballygriffin near Mallow, was declared Venerable by Pope Francis in October 2013. This is the second step to sainthood.
In recognition of this honour a Mass of Thanksgiving will be offered in Bandon Parish Church on Tues October 7th at 7.00 pm.
You are invited to join in this great celebration of thanks to God for a great Corkwoman

‘Jesus Youth’ in Opera House
International Catholic Youth Movement commended by Bishop Buckley. It is an initiative of young people who try to reach out to other young people. Their band, Rexband (taking its name from Christus Rex, Christ the King), with its vibrant eclectic music and dynamic message celebrating the presence of Jesus, the King of Kings. Opera House Fri Oct 10th at 7.00 pm. For passes contact Fr Cremin.or see http://ireland.jesusyouth.org/

Children’s Mass
Returning Sun 12th October for children up to and including 2nd Class.

Masterchef Cookery Demo
Kilbrittain parents' association are hosting a Cookery Demo facilitated by Masterchef Winner 2014- Diane Dodog -on Friday 10th October at 8pm in the School Halla. Included on the night : Cheese & Wine Reception , mini Fashion Show and Best Dressed Person competition sponsored by Dressed Bandon. One lucky person will take home Diane Dodog's delicious meal on the night as well as lots more raffle prizes. Great night guaranteed. Tickets 15 euro - enquiries to Valerie Griffin @ 087-7847927. Proceeds raised will go to the ASD Spraoi unit in the school and school development fund. Many thanks to our sponsors ICP New tech and Flogas

GAA NOTES
Best of luck to the Junior A footballers who meet Dohenys in the relegation play-off in Clonakilty on Sunday afternoon at 2:30pm.
LOTTO NOs 5 -24 - 26 - 27There was no winner of the €12,500 jackpot. The numbers drawn were 5, 24, 26, 27. €40 winners were Mary P O'Brien, Agnes O'Brien, Barry Cronin, Humphrey Hennessey, Batty Hourihan. The jackpot for this weekend will be €12,600

Guide Dog Fundraiser
Afternoon Tea Dance in Parish Hall on Sunday 12th October in aid of Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind. Dancing 2.30 to 5.30, music by Kevin Mac. Everbody welcome.


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5th October 2014 -- 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time
WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wed, Thurs and Fri 9.00 amSaturday 10.00 am.

Rosary Procession
Rosary Sunday will be celebrated in parishes next Sunday, 5th October, which is also the Day for Life 2014. It is the Sunday closest to the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary (7 October) and it coincides with the 60th anniversary of the Rosary Rally of Father Peyton, as well as the Marian Year of 1954.In common with mary parishes we intend to mark this occasion locally. You are invited to gather at the Grotto at 7.00 pm for a candlelight Rosary Procession to the church, finishing with Benediction in the church.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina held every Thursday evening for the month of September at the NEW TIME OF 8.00 in Barleyfield. "The Word of the Lord is strength to our bones" All welcome. For further details call Jim on 086-8306312

Timoleague Mission
St Patrick's Community, who led the last Mission in Kilbrittain, are beginning a Mission in Timoleague this Monday, 6th Oct. Mass every morning at 7.30 am, Mission every evening at 7.30 pm. Their leader, John Pridmore, ex-gangster and author of book 'From Gangland to the Promised Land', will be speaking on Monday night.

St Joseph's Young Priests' Society
COFFEE MORNING Sunday week, Oct 19th in the Hall after 10.00 Mass for the support of students for the priesthood.
MEETING Tue week, Oct 14th, at 8.30 pm in the sacristy
THANKS to all who donate financially and pray for our student priests

Nano Nagle Mass in Bandon
Nano Nagle, founder of the Presentation Sisters, who was born at Ballygriffin near Mallow, was declared Venerable by Pope Francis in October 2013. This is the second step to sainthood.
In recognition of this honour a Mass of Thanksgiving will be offered in Bandon Parish Church on Tues October 7th at 7.00 pm.
You are invited to join in this great celebration of thanks to God for a great Corkwoman

‘Jesus Youth’ in Opera House
International Catholic Youth Movement commended by Bishop Buckley. It is an initiative of young people who try to reach out to other young people. Their band, Rexband (taking its name from Christus Rex, Christ the King), with its vibrant eclectic music and dynamic message celebrating the presence of Jesus, the King of Kings. Opera House Fri Oct 10th at 7.00 pm. For passes contact Fr Cremin.or see http://ireland.jesusyouth.org/

Children’s Mass
Returning Sun 12th October for children up to and including 2nd Class.

Masterchef Cookery Demo
Kilbrittain parents' association are hosting a Cookery Demo facilitated by Masterchef Winner 2014- Diane Dodog -on Friday 10th October at 8pm in the School Halla. Included on the night : Cheese & Wine Reception , mini Fashion Show and Best Dressed Person competition sponsored by Dressed Bandon. One lucky person will take home Diane Dodog's delicious meal on the night as well as lots more raffle prizes. Great night guaranteed. Tickets 15 euro - enquiries to Valerie Griffin @ 087-7847927. Proceeds raised will go to the ASD Spraoi unit in the school and school development fund. Many thanks to our sponsors ICP New tech and Flogas

GAA NOTES
Sellers are currently out around the Kilbrittain area selling tickets for the Development Draw. Please support the draw.
LOTTO NOs 5 -10 - 19 - 29. There was no winner of the €12,600 jackpot. €40 winners were 'The Harrington Boys', Joesphine O'Leary, Carol Morgan, 'The Harrington Boys', Marion O'Mahony. The jackpot for this weekend will be €12,700

Guide Dog Fundraiser
Afternoon Tea Dance in Parish Hall on Sunday 12th October in aid of Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind. Dancing 2.30 to 5.30, music by Kevin Mac. Everbody welcome.


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12th October 2014 -- 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Death
We commend to the Lord’s care Michael Twohig, Canada and late of Baltinakin who died in Canada during the week.

WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : 9.00 am
Tuesday: No Mass
Wed, Thurs and Fri 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am.

Children’s Mass
Returning today for children up to and including 2nd Class. Children are invited to accompany adult leaders to ‘Spraoi’ building at the start of Mass where they will hear what Jesus is teaching them in today’s Mass. They will return during Mass with a prayer to say.

Guide Dog Fundraiser
Afternoon Tea Dance in Parish Hall on this Sunday 12th October in aid of Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind. Dancing 2.30 to 5.30, music by Kevin Mac. Everbody welcome.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina will break from October 9 until November 20. All members will attend a Scripture Study, in Dunmanway, held by the Diocese, every Thursday evening from 7:30 to 9:30. Everyone will be welcome in Dunmanway. Lectio Divina will resume November 27th at 8:00. For more information, please contact Sergio at 0870650253

St Joseph's Young Priests' Society
COFFEE MORNING Sunday week, Oct 19th in the Hall after 10.00 Mass for the support of students for the priesthood.
MEETING Tue week, Oct 14th, at 8.30 pm in the sacristy
THANKS to all who donate financially and pray for our student priests

Official Opening of Playground
The New Playground will be officially opened on next Sat evening, Oct 18th, at 4.00 pm. All welcome, refreshments and entertainment for kids.

Red Cross
First aid course will be held in Kilbrittain on weekend of October 18th. Anyone interested contact Kay O'Brien 8849846 as soon as possible

Talks on Eucaristic Adoration
Lay Evangelist Frances Hogan will speak at all the Masses in Clonakilty on the weekend of 11th and 12th of October 2014 on the importance of Eucharistic Adoration. All Welcome.Mass times are as follows:Sat vigil Mass @ 7.30pm Clon Parish ChurchSun Mass @ 8.30 am Clon Parish Church;350 10.00 am Darrara Church; 11.30 am Clon Parish ChurchThen at 2.30 pm she will talk on The Divine Will in the Parish Centre, next to the Parish Church.All Welcome here as well.

Kilbrittain Foróige Club
The AGM was held on Friday night 03/10/14. The following members were selected : Pro 'Ryan Lombard' , Treasurer 'Oisin Dewey' , Secretary 'Sam Shorten' and Chairman 'Dylan Twohig' . The vices were , Morgan Madden , Bertie Butler , Ciaran Byrne and Kate Wall. We are all looking forward to another successful year at Kilbrittain Foroige Club.

Arigideen Threshing
The Argideen Threshing and Dog Show will take place on Sunday Oct. 12th at Timoleague Community Centre. Official opening at 3pm by Briege Corkery, Cork ladies football winning captain and dual player. Dog show at 3.30pm . Sideshows will include set dancing, waltzing competition, country market,and there will be dancing in the hall for the afternoon . Admission Free. Music by Charlie and Michael .
Your support would be greatly appreciated.

GAA NOTES
LOTTO NOs 3 - 9 - 13 - 14There was no winner of the €12,700 jackpot. The numbers drawn were 5, 24, 26, 27. €40 winners were Mary O'Mahony (Knockpogue), Sean Quinlan, Mary Lynch, Teresa O'Neill, Siya & Nina Healy. The Jackpot for this weekend will be €12,800

November Envelopes
Envelopes for Novena intentions and offering are available now for distribution by collectors. We are very grateful to those who undetake this task year after year.

Stations
A gentle appeal to people to consider taking a station, particularly in areas which have had none for some time. Still not too late for an Autumn station.

Ministers of theWord
New rotas in sacristy now.


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19th October 2014 -- 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

MISSION SUNDAY
Death
We commend to the Lord’s care Maureen McCarthy, Maryboro who died on Sat 18th Oct. Rosary in her home in Maryboro on Sun at 8.00 pm. Reposing in her home from 4.00 pm Mon, removal at 8.00 pm to Kilbrittain church. Funeral Mass 12.00 Tuesday to local cemetery.

WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : 9.00 am
Tuesday: No 9.00 Mass (Funeral)
Wed, Thurs and Fri 9.00 am
Saturday 10.00 am.

Station
For Ardacrow and Cloundereen at the home of Laurence and Judy Sexton, Ardacrow on Thursday night week, Oct 30th at 8.00 pm.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina will break from October 9 until November 20. All members will attend a Scripture Study, in Dunmanway, held by the Diocese, every Thursday evening from 7:30 to 9:30. Everyone will be welcome in Dunmanway. Lectio Divina will resume November 27th at 8:00. For more information, please contact Sergio at 0870650253.

GAA NOTES
There is only one week left to the Development Draw. Anyone who was missed and would like to buy a ticket, are asked to contact club officers. The Cork Clubs GAA draw is also up for renewal. Anyone interested in joining are asked to contact Oliver O'Brien at 0863855059
LOTTO Nos: 2 - 18 - 25 - 32€40 winners were Joan Sexton, Liam Power, Joe O'Leary, Joan Sexton, Kitty O'Regan. The jackpot for this weekend will be €12,900

November Envelopes
Envelopes for Novena intentions and offering are available now for distribution by collectors. We are very grateful to those who undetake this task year after year.

Stations
A gentle appeal to people to consider taking a station, particularly in areas which have had none for some time. Still not too late for an Autumn station.

Ministers of theWord
New rotas in sacristy now.

Irish Confraternity of Catholic Clergy
I recently joined the ICCC. The aims of the Confraternity are:
1. To give glory and honour to the Most Blessed Trinity.
2. To further the holiness of its members, in particular by assisting them to be faithful to the clerical life and ministry as set forth in Canons.
3. To foster unity among the clergy and with the Bishops, in loyalty to the Pope and his Supreme Magisterium. http://confraternity.ie/
Fr Cremin


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26th October 2014 -- 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Death
Philomena Power, Wilton and late of Teacher’s Residence, Ratharoon, died during the week and was interred in Kilbrittain on Wed last.

WEEKDAY MASSES
Mon : BANK HOLIDAY 10.00 am
Tuesday: No 9.00 Mass
Wed, and Thurs 9.00 am
Fri 9.00 am and 8.00 pm Vigil
Saturday HOLYDAY 10.30 am.

Winter Time
Clocks go BACK this Sat night...

Station
For Ardacrow and Cloundereen at the home of Laurence and Judy Sexton, Ardacrow on Thursday night next, Oct 30th at 8.00 pm.

Novena for the Holy Souls
Starts on Sun next 2nd November and ends on Mon 10th. There will be two Masses each weekday, at 9.00 am and 8.00 pm, as well as the scheduled weekend Masses.
Envelopes are available in the sacristy now for distribution.
The 8.00 pm Novena Mass on Fri week, Nov 7th,, will be commemorating those who died during the past 12 months and praying for bereaved families.

Confessions for Holy Souls Novena
Sat (All Saints); After 10.30 Mass
Sun (All Souls); After 10.30 Mass
Before and after evening Masses during the Novena.

2nd November – Norms for Indulgences at the Commemoration of All Souls
From 12 o’clock noon on Sat1st November until midnight on Sun 2nd November, all who have confessed, received Holy Communion, and prayed for the Pope’s intentions (one Our Father and Hail Mary, or any other prayer of one’s choice) can gain one plenary indulgence by visiting a church or oratory, and there reciting one Our Father and the Apostle’s Creed.
This indulgence is applicable only to the souls of the departed. Confession may be made at any time within the week preceding or the week following 1st November. Holy Communion may be received on any day from 1st November to 8th November.
The faithful who visit a cemetery and pray for the dead may gain a plenary indulgence applicable only to the Holy Souls on the usual conditions once per day from 1st to 8th November. The conditions mentioned above apply also for this.

Red Cross Fundraiser
Cookery demonstration with Celina Crowley in aid of the Kilbrittain Red Cross takes place in the community hall, Tuesday November 18th at 8PM

Argideen Threshing Social
Argideen Threshing Committee are holding a social and dance in Timoleague Community Hall on bank holiday Monday night 27th with music by Declan Aungier.
Vintage and Tractor Run will now take place on Sunday 16th Nov. Please note change of date

Bingo
Bingo in aid of Kilbrittain Tidy Towns takes place on Wednesday 29th next at 8pm in the Community Hall.

Are You Grieving?
Clonakilty Bereavement Group are holding a six week support group starting 6th November .It will be held in the parish hall Clonakilty 7.30pm to 9.30pmTo book a place contact: Pat : 086 8047701 or Alve :087 6723597

GAA NOTES
The Development Draw takes place in the community hall on Sunday evening at 8pm. All are welcome.
The final of the Micheal Holland cup takes place this Sunday. Holders Kilbrittain meet Bandon in Kilbrittain throw in is at 2pm.
LOTTO Nos: 7 - 10 - 11- 12
There was no winner of the lotto jackpot of €12,900.
€40 winners were Mary Wilmot, Shane Healy, Brendan Ahern, Josephine Dineen, Pat Miles. The Jackpot for this weekend will be €13,000

Ministers of the Eucharist and Ministers of the Word.
New rotas in sacristy now and on my website www.frcremin.com

Eucharistic Adoration
We are appealing for people who could come Wed. 7.00 to 8.00 because of a shortage of adorers for this hour.

Stations
A gentle appeal to people to consider taking a station in areas which have had none lately..


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2nd November 2014 --

Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed


Recent Death

Br Patrick Titus Coffey, Ballineen and Dublin died during the week.

Novena for the Holy Souls
Starts today, 2nd November and ends on Mon 10th. There will be two Masses Monday to Friday at 9.00 am and 8.00 pm and at 10.00 am on Saturday, as well as the scheduled weekend Masses.
Envelopes are available in the sacristy now for distribution.
The 8.00 pm Novena Mass on Fri week, Nov 7th,, will be commemorating those who died during the past 12 months and praying for bereaved families.Confessions for Holy Souls NovenaSat (All Saints); After 10.30 MassSun (All Souls); After 10.30 MassBefore and after evening Masses during the Novena.

2nd November – Norms for Indulgences at the Commemoration of All Souls
From 12 o’clock noon on Sat 1st November until midnight on Sun 2nd November, all who have confessed, received Holy Communion, and prayed for the Pope’s intentions (one Our Father and Hail Mary, or any other prayer of one’s choice) can gain one plenary indulgence by visiting a church or oratory, and there reciting one Our Father and the Apostle’s Creed.
This indulgence is applicable only to the souls of the departed. Confession may be made at any time within the week preceding or the week following 1st November. Holy Communion may be received on any day from 1st November to 8th November.
The faithful who visit a cemetery and pray for the dead may gain a plenary indulgence applicable only to the Holy Souls on the usual conditions once per day from 1st to 8th November. The conditions mentioned above apply also for this.

Hall Fundraiser
Kilbrittain Hall Committee Social and Dance, Tea and Cakes, Fri next, November 7th. Music by Dermot Lyons.

Argideen Vintage and Tractor Run
Argideen Threshing Committee Vintage and Tractor Run will now take place on Sunday 16th Nov. Please note change of date

Are You Grieving?
Clonakilty Bereavement Group are holding a six week support group starting 6th November .It will be held in the parish hall Clonakilty 7.30pm to 9.30pmTo book a place contact: Pat : 086 8047701 or Alve :087 6723597

GAA NOTES
Congratulations to Brian Hayes, Coosheen, Schull who won the €20,000 first prize in the development draw last Sunday night. Denis Walsh, Ballynoe won €5,000. The full list of winners can be seen on the club website. The club would like to thank everyone who supported this draw.
The Annual General meeting will be held in the community hall on Saturday 8th November at 8:30pm
LOTTO Nos: 14 - 27 - 28 - 31The €13,000 lotto jackpot was not won. The numbers drawn were 14, 27, 28, 31. €40 winners were Mick & Pat, Mary & Karen, Timmy Moloney, 'Evening Click', Ger Ahern. The jackpot for this weekend will be €13,100

Ministers of the Eucharist and Ministers of the Word.
New rotas in sacristy now and on my website www.frcremin.com

Eucharistic Adoration
We are appealing for people who could come Wed. 7.00 to 8.00 because of a shortage of adorers for this hour.

Station Appeal
A gentle appeal to people to consider taking a station in areas which have had none lately.


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9th November 2014 --

Dedication of the Basilica of St John Lateran

Recent Death
Angela McCarthy (neé Murphy), Blackrock and Kilbrittain, died during the week.

Masses during the Week
MONDAY (Final Day of the Novena); 9.00 am and 8.00 pm
TUESDAY No Mass
WED, THURS AND FRI 9;00 am
SATURDAY: 10.00 am.

Station
For Burren, in the home of Raymond and Caitriona Hurley on Saturday next, November 15th at 11.00 am.Eucharistic Adoration MeetingThursday night next, Nov 13th, at 7.30 pm in Parish House.

Ladies’ Group
Kilbrittain Ladies’ Social Group will hold a meeting in the hall on Monday Nov 10th at 8.30pm. Guest speaker will attend. New members always welcome.

Presentation of Funds
Brendan and May Kearney are presenting the money raised from their coffee evening, held in memory of Justin, to the heart cardiologists Dr. Peter Kearney and Dr. Ronan Curtin, in aid of heart education on Thurs. Night next, Nov.13th, at 7.30 pm at their home. They would like to thank everyone for their support. The amount raised was €2325.00. Everybody welcome.

Cookery Demonstration
Red Cross Cookery demonstration with Celine Crowley on Tuesday week, November 18th, at 8PM in the hall

Book Fair
Kilbrittain Parents Association are holding their annual Book Fair in the School Halla on Tues 18th Nov from 2-4pm and 7-9pm, Wed 19th Nov from 2-4pm and 7-9pm and Thurs 20th Nov from 7-9pm. Everyone enjoys a book and they make a great Christmas present.

St Brogan’s Mass
Mass for deceased pupils and past pupils of St Brogan’s College will be celebrated on Wed night next, Nov 12th, at 7.00 pm in St Patrick’s Church, Bandon. All welcome.

Argideen Vintage and Tractor Run
Argideen Threshing Committee is holding a vintage run (cars, lorries,tractors etc.all ages) on Sunday next, Nov. 16th. It is in aid of Marymount Hospice and local charities.

GAA NOTES
The Annual General meeting of Kilbrittain GAA will take place this Saturday night, Nov 8th, at 8:30pm in the community hall. Best of luck and well done to all who will take part in the ‘Run in the Dark’ for Team Jamie on Wednesday night.
LOTTO Nos: 3 - 5- 9 - 29There was no winner of the €13,100 lotto jackpot. There numbers drawn were 3, 5, 9, 29. €40 winners were Frank Kearney, Chris Ahern, Mick & Pat, Nellie Moloney, Esther Lovell. The jackpot for this weekend will be €13,200

Rotas
Rotas available in sacristy now for all groups: Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist, Sunday Ministers of the Word and Weekday Ministers of the Word. These rotas are also published line: www.frcremin.com/rotas.html

Eucharistic Adoration
We are appealing for people who could come Wed. 7.00 to 8.00 because of a shortage of adorers for this hour.

Station Appeal
A gentle appeal to people to consider taking a station in areas which have had none lately..


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16th November 2014 --

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time


Recently deceased

Kathleen Roche, The Village, died in Liverpool during the week.

Masses during the Week
MONDAY 9.00 am
TUESDAY No Mass
WED, THURS AND FRI 9;00 am
SATURDAY: 10.00 am.

St. Joseph's Young Priests’ Society
St. Joseph's Young Priests’ Soc meeting in Sacristy at 8.00 pm on Tuesday 25th Nov. Note change of date. A huge Thanks to all who supported our Coffee Morning.

Cookery Demonstration
Kilbrittain Red Cross is holding a cookery demonstration which will be given by Celine Crowley in Kilbrittain Community Hall on Tues next, Nov 18th, at 8pm sharp. Great night assured. Please support..

Book Fair
Kilbrittain Parents' Association are holding their annual Scholastic Book Fair in the School Halla this week, on
 Tues 18th Nov from 2-4pm and 7-9pm
 Wed 19th Nov from 2-4pm and 7-9pm
 Thurs 20th Nov from 7-9pm.
Please support. Everyone enjoys a book and they make a great Christmas present.

Christmas Craft Fair
Kilbrittain scout group are holding a Christmas Craft Fair and Santa Grotto on Sat 6th Dec. If anybody wants a stall to contact Imelda Hurley at 086 2769733 or any member of the committee.

Argideen Vintage and Tractor Run
Argideen Threshing Committee is holding a vintage run (cars, lorries,tractors etc.all ages) on this Sunday, Nov. 16th. It is in aid of Marymount Hospice and local charities.

GAA NOTES
John Madden was elected as President of the club at the AGM last Saturday night. Outgoing President Frank O'Brien stepped back to vice president. We wish the incoming committee the very best for 2015.
LOTTO Nos: 1 - 10 - 11 - 13'The lotto Jackpot of €13,200 was not won. The numbers drawn were 1, 10, 11, 13. €40 winners were Pat Whelton, DanJoe Holland, Ethel McSweeney, Martina O'Mahony, Sean Moore. The jackpot for this weekend will be €13,300

‘Young At Heart’ Outing
‘Young At Heart’ are going on a three-day “Christmas Experience” break to Waterford next Sunday (23rd Nov). A couple of places have become available on this trip. If interested please contact Christine or Leonie or any member of ‘Young At Heart’.

Knitting
Knitting in Patsy’s kitchen on Monday night next. All welcome.


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23rd November 2014 -- >

Feast of Christ the King - Last Sunday in Ordinary Time

Masses during the Week
MONDAY 9.00 am
TUESDAY No Mass
WED, THURS AND FRI 9;00 am
SATURDAY: 10.00 am.

Advent Talks
A series of Monday night discussions on an Advent theme, with a talk by an invited speaker, will be held in the Parish House on three Monday nights at 8.00 pm, starting this Monday:
 Monday Nov 24th
 Monday Dec 1st
 Monday Dec 15th
All are welcome.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina continues from now until Dec 18th, every Thurs. at 8pm in Ardnacrow. Come, be enriched by God's Word. Everyone welcome. For futher details contact Sergio and Karon 087 0650253
Dancing ClassesSocial dancing classes in Kilbrittain Hall beginning Tues. Nov. 25th at 8.45pm. All welcome. Contact Kieran 087 6310276 for details

Christmas Craft Fair
Kilbrittain scout group are holding a Christmas Craft Fair and Santa Grotto on Sat 6th Dec. If anybody wants a stall to contact Imelda Hurley at 086 2769733 or any member of the committee.

Carol Service in Rathlaren
Carol Servise in Trinity Church, Rathclaren on Sunday next, 30th November at 730 pm. All are welcome.

General Station
There will be a General Station and collection of Dues in Kilbrittain church on Tue week next, Dec 2nd, for the station areas which had no station this Autumn. Dues envelopes are available in sacristy and we are asking for people to distribute them in their own areas.
 Barleyfield
 Bawnea and Clonbogue
 Clashavanna, Shanakiel, Ballinakeen and Coolshinnagh
 Clashreagh, Killeens, Knockaneroe, Hackettstown, Ballydonis and Currowrane
 Coolmain and Granassaig
 Cripple Hil, Kielnamoul, Maulnaskimlehane and Maulmane
 Farnagark and Lisheenaleen
 Glenduff
 Garranreagh and Glounavaud
 Knockbrown and Baurleigh
 Cloncalla Beg and Cloncalla Mor (Maryboro)
 Ratharoon
 Kilbrittain Village



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30th November 2014 --

First Sunday of Advent

Masses during the Week
MONDAY 9.00 am
TUESDAY No Mass
WED, THURS AND FRI 9;00 am
SATURDAY: 10.00 am.

First Friday
Usual calls to the sick and housebound will be made next weekend.

Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
Monday week, Dec 8th, is a Holy Day. This means that there will be a Vigil Mass on next Sunday evening at 8.00 pm for the following day’s Feast, as well as the usual 10.30 am Sunday Mass.

Advent Talks
The second in a series of Monday night discussions on an Advent theme, with a talk by an invited speaker, will be held in the Parish House this Monday night at 8.00 pm. All are welcome. Third and final session on Mon Dec 15th.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina continues from now until Dec 18th, every Thurs. at 8pm in Ardnacrow. Come, be enriched by God's Word. Everyone welcome. For futher details contact Sergio and Karon 087 0650253

Rememberance Tree
Kilbrittain Foroige Club is organizing it's Annual Remembrance Tree Project.  The idea behind the tree is that people can remember a loved one who has passed away by writing their name or a message on one of our ribbons.  We will then attach the ribbons to the christmas tree during a Blessing Service at the Grotto on December 7th.  People can give a donation if they wish and all money collected will be divided between Kilbrittain Tidy Towns and Friends of Jamie Wall.  The ribbons are available in the local shops and Foroige will also have ribbons at their table during the Scout Craft Fair on December 6th.

St Vincent de Paul (Bandon and Kilbrittain areas)
The closing date for those seeking help this Christmas is Monday 8th December. Applicants should include name and address and phone no when applying. Please send your letter to the Vincent de Paul Shop, Weir St, Bandon. Please note we will not be giving out toys this Christmas.

Christmas Craft Fair
Kilbrittain scout group are holding a Christmas Craft Fair and Santa Grotto on Sat next, 6th Dec. If anybody wants a stall to contact Imelda Hurley at 086 2769733 or any member of the committee.

General Station
There will be a General Station and collection of Dues in Kilbrittain church on Tue next, Dec 2nd, at 8.00 pm for the station areas which had no station this Autumn. Dues envelopes are available in sacristy and we are asking for people to distribute them in their own areas.
 Barleyfield
 Bawnea and Clonbogue
 Clashavanna, Shanakiel, Ballinakeen and Coolshinnagh
 Clashreagh, Killeens, Knockaneroe, Hackettstown, Ballydonis and Currowrane
 Coolmain and Granassaig
 Cripple Hil, Kielnamoul, Maulnaskimlehane and Maulmane
 Garrendruig
 Glenduff
 Garranreagh and Glounavaud
 Knockbrown and Baurleigh
 Cloncalla Beg and Cloncalla Mor (Maryboro)
 Ratharoon
 Kilbrittain Village

Bandon Advent Celelbration
An Advent Celebration produced by Sr Alphonsus ‘Come to the Manger’ in St Patrick’s Church, Bandon on Sunday next, December 7th at 7.30 pm. All welcome.
Community Alert AGM
Kilbrittain Community Alert A.G.M. takes place on Wed. Dec. 3rd at 8.30pm in the hall. Sgt. Ian O'Callaghan, Crime Prevention Officer for West Cork, will address the meeting. Your support would be appreciated.
O’Donovan Rossa CentenaryPublic Meeting in the Celtic Ross on Fri next, Dec 5th, to host an open discussion on the most appropriate way to mark the centenary of the death of Jeremiah O’Donovan Ross. Hosted by UCC School of History. All welcome. More info contact Gabriel Doherty. Email: g.doherty@ucc.ie

New Vestments
New violet chasuble and stole being worn for the first time this weekend having been donated in memory of the late Nora and Henry Hunt, Flaxfort and all the Hunt family, living and deceased, by their niece, Sr Teresa Keohane, Carmelite Order, Loughrea, Co Galway.

Kilbrittain GAA
Anyone interested in participating in the Kinsale TriClub 5K Santa Dash/Fun Run/Walk in aid of 'Friends of Jamie Wall' on December 14th in Kinsale are asked to complete the application forms as soon as possible. Application forms are available in the post office.


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7th December 2014 --

Second Sunday of Advent

Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
This Monday, Dec 8th, is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Mass on Sun night at 8.00 pm, Mass on Monday at 10.30 am.

Masses during the Week
TUESDAY No Mass
WED, THURS AND FRI 9;00 am
SATURDAY: 10.00 am.

Carol Service
Christmas Carol Service in St Patrick’s Church, Kilbrittain on next Sunday, Dec 14th, at 8.00 pm.

Advent Talks
No advent talk next Monday due to the Holy Day. Next and final talk on Monday week, Dec 15th at 8.00 pm in the Parish House.

Lectio Divina
Lectio Divina continues from now until Dec 18th, every Thurs. at 8pm in Ardnacrow. Come, be enriched by God's Word. Everyone welcome. For futher details contact Sergio and Karon 087 0650253

St Vincent de Paul (Bandon and Kilbrittain areas)
The closing date for those seeking help this Christmas is Monday 8th December. Applicants should include name and address and phone no when applying. Please send your letter to the Vincent de Paul Shop, Weir St, Bandon. Please note we will not be giving out toys this Christmas. Christmas Room in St. Patrick's, Upton Supported by DJ Murphy, Bandon Garden Centre.
Friday 12th December from 10.30 till 8PM n aid of St. Vincent de Paul. All are welcome to view the Christmas Room. Complimentary refreshments and performances from local groups throughout the day. Admission free – Donation Box provided - Raffle also on the day

Bandon Advent Celebration
An Advent Celebration produced by Sr Alphonsus ‘Come to the Manger’ in St Patrick’s Church, Bandon on this Sunday, Dec 7th at 7.30 pm. All welcome.

Bingo
Bingo in the Hall next Sunday, Dec 14th, at 3.00 pm for Christmas lights.

Kilbrittain GAA
Anyone interested in participating in the Kinsale TriClub 5K Santa Dash/Fun Run/Walk in aid of 'Friends of Jamie Wall' on December 14th in Kinsale are asked to complete the application forms as soon as possible. Application forms are available in the post office.'

Kilbrittain Red Cross
A big Thank You to those who sponsored and attended our recent cookery demonstration by Celina Crowley. The event realised a profit €753.50.

Gaisce Award
Congratulations to Mary O'Neill, Maryboro, a Leaving Cert student at Colaiste na Toirbhirte, Bandon who was presented with her silver Gaisce award at the Aula Maxima, U.C.C., on November 25th.

Ladies’ Social Group
Kilbrittain Ladies’ Social Group night out to Monks’ Lane, Timoleague at 8pm sharp leaving from Kilbrittain Hall at 7.30pm. For further information contact Bernie, Roisin, Helen or Mary Fehilly and Kathleen O'Neill at Kilbrittain Foodstore.

Social Dancing Classes
Social Dancing classes continue on Tuesday nights in Kilbrittain Hall at 8.45. For further information contact Kieran 087 6310276.

Knitting
Knitting in Patsy's on Mondays at 8pm. Everybody welcome.

Wizard of Oz
Kilbrittain N.S. will present "The Wizard of Oz" from Dec Wed10th to Fri 12th in Kilbrittain Hall. The proceeds from Fri. 12th will go to "The Friends of Jamie " fund. Tickets are available from the school or local shops for the Fri. night show.

Myross Wood Retreat
St. Joseph's Young Priests’ Soc.,Myross Wood Retreat on Sunday 21st Dec., at 3.00 pm. Bus leaves Village at 1.45pm. To Book seat contact Cormac at 0238849596 or Maureen 0214778218 or any member of St., Joseph Young Priests’ Soc., before Fri., 19 th Dec.

Craft Fair
This Sat, 6th Dec in the Parish Hall. Continues after Vigil Mass.


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14th December 2014 --

Third Sunday of Advent -- Gaudete Sunday
Masses during the Week
MONDAY 9.00 am
TUESDAY No Mass
WED, THURS AND FRI 9;00 am
SATURDAY: 10.00 am.

Carol Service
Christmas Carol Service in St Patrick’s Church, Kilbrittain on this Sunday, Dec 14th, at 8.00 pm. Light refreshments in the Hall afterwards. Everybody welcome.

PENITENTIAL SERVICES FOR CHRISTMAS IN OUR CLUSTER
Newcestown
Monday December 15th 8.00pm
Innishannon
Wednesday December 17th 7.30pm
Bandon
Thursday December 18th 7.30pm
Enniskeane
Monday December 22nd 7.30pm

CHRISTMAS CONFESSIONS KILBRITTAIN

Sat. Dec 20th 10.30 am; 7.00pm and after Vigil Mass
Sun. Dec 21st, after 10.30 Mass
Mon. Dec 22nd, after 9.00 Mass
Tue. Dec 23rd, after 9.00 Mass
Christmas Eve: 9.30 to 10.00am 3.00 to 3.30pm 5.00 to 5.30pm 9.00 to 9.30 pm

ADVENT TALK
The final advent talk will be in the Parish House on this Monday, Dec 15th at 8.00 pm. The subject is ‘The Word Made Flesh’, the gospel of Christmas Day.

Teen Soul
Teen Soul singing in Clonakilty Parish Church on Fri next, Dec 19th at 7.30 pm.

CHRISTMAS OFFERINGS
Christmas Offering envelopes and 2015 calendars are available for distribution to all areas now. Also boxes of Sunday envelopes for some areas.
We have a shortage of Sunday Envelope boxes this year, Those we have are being given out the the townlands in at the edge of the parish because we would have no other way of getting back offerings made by parishioners at Mass in Bandon, Timoleague and Ballinspittle (which contributed over €4,600 last year). We have some boxes left over after that allocation and we are asking people who would like to have a box to collect one in the sacristy. Also, many of those who received boxes will not be using them and we would appreciate if you left them back for others. This is just a snag that has occurred this year and we are sorry about it.

St. Joseph's Young Priests Soc
 St. Joseph's Young Priests Soc. Meeting in Sacristy Tuesday 16th Dec. 8.00pm.
 Myross Wood retreat on Sunday 21st Dec.at 3.00pm. Bus leaves Village 1.45pm. To Book seat ph Cormac at 0238849596 or Maureen at 0214778218 or any member of St Joseph's Young Priests Soc, before Fri Dec 19th

BINGO in the Hall this Sunday, Dec 14th, at 3.00 pm for Christmas lights.

COURCEY CHRONICLE
A limited number of copies of the Christmas edition and tenth anniversary of the Courcey Chronicle will be on sale at both the Post Office and Food store in the coming days with photographs and articles of interest to Kilbrittain folk.

KILBRITTAIN GAA
LOTTO
16 - 19 - 23- 24
The €13,600 lotto jackpot was not won. €40 winners were Paul Butler, Joan Sexton, Micheal Wall, Ella & Rebecca Nyhan, Fintan White. the jackpot for this weekend will be €13,700

New Lights
All the floodlights and spotlights in the altar and sanctuary area were replaced this week with LED lamps and fittings at a cost of €1,400. The old lighting was costing 76c per hour, the new lights will only cost 8c per hour in total. Lamps used to blow after about 5,000 hours but the LED lamps have a 30,000 hour life. My intention is to have the altar partially lit all day during the darker days of winter, making the church more welcoming for visitors.


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21st December 2014 --

Fourth Sunday of Advent
MASSES FOR THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY

Wed. 24th December
Vigil of Christmas.
 Children’s Mass 6.00 pm
 Night Mass 10.00 pm

Thurs. 25th DecemberChristmas Day
 Mass 10.30 am.

Other Masses during the week.
Monday 9.00 am
Tuesday No Mass
Wednesday 9.00 am
Friday, St Stephen 11.00 am.
Sat, St John Evangelist 11.00 am

CHRISTMAS CONFESSIONS
Sat. Dec 20th 7.00pm and after Vigil Mass
Sun. Dec 21st, after 10.30 Mass
Mon. Dec 22nd, after 9.00 Mass
Tue. Dec 23rd, 8.00 to 9.00 pm
Christmas Eve:
9.30 to 10.00am
3.00 to 3.30pm
5.00 to 5.30pm
9.00 to 9.30 pm

CHRISTMAS OFFERINGS
Thanks to those who delivered Christmas envelopes, Sunday boxes and 2015 calendars. In case you missed out, there are plenty of Christmas envelopes and calendars in the church porches. Feel free to take extra calendars if you wish.

Tractor Run
Second Annual Tractor Run in aid of Kilbrittain National School Autism Unit on next Sun, 28th December. Assembling in Kilbrittain village 10.30 to 11.45 am. Refreshments in the Hall for participants and spectators before and after the run.

KILBRITTAIN GAA
Kilbrittain were drawn against Ballincollig in the first round of the Intermediate hurling championship for 2015 at last weekend’s championship draws.
LOTTO
07 - 13 - 16- 25
'There was no winner of the €13,700 lotto jackpot. €40 winners were Norma & Kayla, Aoife O'Sullivan, Finbarr Sheehy, Nora & Eimear, Mary Hayes. The jackpot for this weekend will be €13,800

Blood Donor Clinic
Acton’s Hotel, Kinsale. Fri 2nd Jan 2015 12.00 pm to 3.30 pm.


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28th December 2014 --

Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

Masses This Week
Mon 29th Dec 9.00 am
Tue 30th Dec NO MASS
Wed 31st Dec 9;00 am
Thurs 1st Jan 2015: Feast: Mary Mother of God; Bank Holiday (not Holy Day) -- Mass 10.00 am.
Fri 2nd Jan 2015: First Friday; -- Morning Mass 9,00 am, Evening Mass 8.00 pm
Sat 3rd Jan 10.00 am.

First Friday
For 2015 only, there will be an evening Mass on First Fridays at the suggestion of the Parish Assembly. This is to promote knowledge of the Sacred Heart, recall His promises on First Friday devotions and encourage monthly Confession.
Confessions will be heard from 7.00 to 8.00 pm on First Fridays.

Eucharistic Adoration will recommence on Wed January 7th.

Lectio Divina will be held every Thursday night at 8:00 in Granreigh for the month of January. All welcome. For further information call Bernie on 0877722673.

Tractor Run
Annual Tractor Run in aid of Kilbrittain National School Autism Unit on this Sun. Assembling in Kilbrittain village 10.30 to 11.45 am. Refreshments in the Hall for participants and spectators before and after the run.

KILBRITTAIN GAA
Lotto results: Jackpot €13,800. Numbers drawn were 7, 8, 14, 29. There was no winner. €40 winners were: Batty Hourihane, Albert O'Donoghue, 'Evening Click', Peggy Walsh, Denis O'Mahony. 5 Bottles of Whiskey went to: 'Evening Click', Ann Harrington, Pa Brennan, Louis Sexton, Mary Elaine & Katie Butler.The Jackpot for next weekend will be €13,900 and there will be 5 extra consolation prizes.

Blood Donor Clinic Acton’s Hotel, Kinsale. Fri 2nd Jan 2015 12.00 pm to 3.30 pm.

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THE NINE FIRST FRIDAYS
The Great Promise of Jesus to Saint Margaret M. Alacoque

To all those who, during nine months on end, will receive Holy Communion on the first Fridays of every month.
I promise the Grace of final perseverance. They will not die in My disgrace, but will receive the Sacraments (if necessary), and My Heart will be sure shelter for them in that extreme moment.

The First Friday promises of our Lord to St. Margaret Mary :
1. I will give them all of the graces necessary for their state of life.
2. I will establish peace in their houses.
3. I will comfort them in all their afflictions.
4. I will be their strength during life and above all during death.
5. I will bestow a large blessing upon all their undertakings.
6. Sinners shall find in My Heart the source and the infinite ocean of mercy.
7. Tepid souls shall grow fervent.
8. Fervent souls shall quickly mount to high perfection.
9. I will bless every place where a picture of my heart shall be set up and honoured.
10. I will give to priests the gift of touching the most hardened hearts.
11. Those who shall promote this devotion shall have their names written in My Heart, never to be blotted out.
12. I promise you in the excessive mercy of My Heart that My all-powerful love will grant all to those who communicate on the First Friday in nine consecutive months the grace of final penitence; they shall not die in My disgrace nor without receiving their sacraments; My Divine Heart shall be their safe refuge in this last moment.


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