2020 ARCHIVE

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January 05
2nd Sunday after Christmas
12
BAPTISM OF THE LORD
19
2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
26
3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
 
February 02
PRESENTATION OF THE LORD
09
5th Sunday in Ordinary Time
16
6th Sunday in Ordinary Time
   
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5th January 2020
2nd Sunday after Christmas

Feast of the Epiphany
Monday next, Jan 6th, a Holy Day of Obligation. Vigil Mass this Sunday night at 8.00 pm. Mass of the Feast Monday 10.30 am.

Daily Masses this week
NO MASS Tuesday
Wed, Thurs, Fri. 9.00 am.
Saturday 10.00 am

Eucharistic Adoration
Resuming on next Wed, 8th January at 2.00 pm.

Collection Envelopes 2020
Displayed for picking up now, each accompanied by a set of brown envelopes for the Priest’s Collections. Please take your own box and we’re very grateful to those who go to the extra effort of distributing sets to their townland or Station area. Don’t forget to pick up a 2020 Parish Calendar also

Children’s Mass
Monthly Child catechesis during Mass next Sunday, Jan 12th.

Church Cleaning Rota
New Rota up to October 2020 is now on the noticeboards. Copies available in the sacristy. Also online at www.kilbrittain.org

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12th January 2020
FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD

Daily Masses this week
Monday, 9.00 amNO MASS TuesdayWed, Thurs, Fri. 9.00 am.Saturday 10.00 am
Children’s Mass
Monthly Child catechesis during Mass this Sunday.
Stations
● Sat morning next, Jan 18th at 11.00 am for Granfeen in the home of Benedict and Aoife Moloney.
● Fri week, Jan 24th at 8.00 pm for Clashavanna, Shankiel, Ballinakeen and Coolshinnaugh in the home of Michael and Marion Twohig.
Eucharistic Ministers’ Rota
Rota up to Aug 2020 now available for collection in the sacrsity and also online, paish website www.kilbritain.org
Ladies Club
Ladies Club meeting on Monday next, 13th January, at 8.30 pm in the Parish Hall. All welcome.
Knitting Group
Knitting resuming in Patsy’s on Monday week, 20th January.
Clothes Collection
Hamilton High School pupils are joining Habitat for Humanity in helping build houses for poor people in Romania next Easter. A clothes collection for Habitat for Humanity is being taken up on 22nd, 23rd and 24th of this month. Bags can be dropped off at the school on those dates. All support greatly appreciated.
Sacraments 2020
— First Penance for Rang II Kilbrittain and Granassig National Schools on Thursday Feb 6th at 12.00 noon
— Confirmation for Rang V and VI Kilbrittain and Granassig National Schools on Monday, March 30th at 10.30 am.
— First Holy Communion Mass on Saturday May 16th at 11.00 am.
Oberammergau 2020
A Passion Play is put on every 10 years in the town of Oberammergau in Germany during the month of May. Premier Travel, Cork, are doing a seven-day guided tour from 22nd to 29th May with Spiritual Director Fr Cristoir Fitzgerald flying from Cork, beginning with Oberammergau and travelling to different shrines in Germany. Cost is €1,800 per person sharing, plus extras. Details on Premier Travel website, which also advertises a 2-day and a 3-day Obergammergau trip from Dublin.

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19th January 2020
2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Daily Masses this week
Monday, 9.00 am
NO MASS Tuesday
Wed, Thurs, Fri. 9.00 am.
Saturday 10.00 am
Station
Fri next, Jan 24th at 8.00 pm for Clashavanna, Shankiel, Ballinakeen and Coolshinnaugh in the home of Michael and Marion Twohig.
St Josephs Young Priests Soc
St. Joseph Young Priest Soc meeting in Sacristy on Wed next, 18th Sept, at 8.00 pm. Pray for Vocations during Eucharist Adoration pre meeting.
Red Cross AGM
Red Cross AGM this Monday, Jan 20th, at 8.00 pm in the Health Centre. All welcome.
Knitting Group
Knitting at Patsy’s resumes on next Monday, 20th of January. New Knitters welcome.
Clothes Collection
Hamilton High School pupils are joining Habitat for Humanity in helping build houses for poor people in Romania next Easter. A clothes collection for Habitat for Humanity is being taken up on 22nd, 23rd and 24th of this month. Bags can be dropped off at the school on those dates. All support greatly appreciated.
KILBRITTAIN GAA
Lotto 10 – 1 1 – 12 – 20
results for 12/01/2020:
There was no winner for €3,600 Jackpot
Winners of €30:
Jack, Sinead & Padraig O’Neill, Mt O’Driscoll, Denis O’Neill, Ryan Healy, Kieran Madden.
Next week’s jackpot is €3,800. Please Support!

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26th January 2020
3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Daily Masses this week
Monday, 9.00 am
NO MASS Tuesday
Wed, Thurs, Fri. 9.00 am.
Saturday 10.00 am

Preschool Closure
Due to the closing of Kilbrittain Montessori Preschool, there will be a chat and discussion night on ideas and proposals of going forward with the set up of a community-run preschool. This will be held on Wednesday next, 29th of January at 8 pm in the main room of the Parish Hall. All welcome.

Rural Transport
Lotto 2 – 6 – 11 – 19
No Jackpot winner. Consolation prizes: €50, Dan O’Sullivan, Bantry; €30 Anna Hutchinson,Durrus; €20 Nora O’Driscoll, Crookhaven. Next draw 29th January. Thanks for all your support.

KILBRITTAIN GAA
Lotto 01 – 08 – 30 – 32
results for 19/01/2020:
There was ONE WINNER of the €3,600 Jackpot — Congratulations to Lorraine Walsh!Winners of €30: Finbarr O’Brien, Kieran Madden, Theresa Cleary, Norma & Kayla, Catherine O’Mahony
Next week’s jackpot is €2,000. Please Support!

Totus Tuus Pilgrimage to Fatima.
September 5th to 12th. Flights from Cork. Day trips to Balasar, Valinhos/Aljustrel, Eucharistic Miracle of Santarem, and St Anthony’s birth place in Lisbon. Limited places. Spiritual Director: Fr Marius O’Reilly. Price €699 if booked before Feb 10th. Call Damien on 087 204 9048

Anam Cara Parents’ Evening
Anam Cara Cork the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Parent Evening on 5th February at 7:20pm in The Clayton Hotel, Cork City . This is a free event and open to all bereaved parents.

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2nd February 2020
FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD
4TH Sunday in Ordinary Time

Candlemas
Candles will be blessed at the start of Mass on this Sat night and Sunday Morning.

Feast of St Blaise
This Monday. Traditional blessing of throats after weekend Masses and after Monday morning Mass.

Daily Masses this week
Monday, 9.00 amNO MASS TuesdayWed, Thurs, Fri. 9.00 am.Saturday 10.00 am

First Friday
Friday next is the First Friday of February. Calls to the sick and housebound will be made during the week.

First Confession
Children in Rang II in Kibrittain and Granassig will be celebrating the Sacrament of First Penance in Kilbrittain on Thurs next, Feb 6th, at 12.00 noon.

KILBRITTAIN GAA
Lotto 07 – 08 – 22 – 25
results for 26/01/2020:
There was no winner for the €2,000 Jackpot.Winners of €30: Colm McCarthy, Charlie, Oisin and Cara O’Sullivan, Jack, Sinead & Padraig O’Neill, Padraig, Sean, Conor, Cathal & Cian, Joan Holland.
Next week’s jackpot is €2,200 Please Support!

Totus Tuus Pilgrimage to Fatima.
September 5th to 12th. Flights from Cork. Day trips to Balasar, Valinhos/Aljustrel, Eucharistic Miracle of Santarem, and St Anthony’s birth place in Lisbon. Limited places. Spiritual Director: Fr Marius O’Reilly. Price €699 if booked before Feb 10th. Call Damien on 087 204 9048

Clonakilty Tractor Run
Habitat For Humanity Charity Tractor, Truck and Car Run next Sunday, Feb 9th, in the Showgrounds, Clonakilty. Sign on 11.00 am, start 1.00 pm. Show and music and food from 2.00 pm onwards. Boys from transition year in Hamilton High School who are going to Romania next Easter are organising this event. All support greatly appreciated.

Anam Cara Parents’ Evening
Anam Cara Cork the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Parent Evening on 5th February at 7:20 pm in The Clayton Hotel, Cork City . This is a free event and open to all bereaved parents.

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9th February 2020
5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Recent Deaths
We commend to God’s care
Mary Moloney, Harbour View who died during the week.
Niall O’Mahony, 7 Castleview whose funeral takes place this Monday.

Daily Masses this week
Monday, 9.00 am
NO MASS Tuesday
Wed, Thurs, Fri. 9.00 am.
Saturday 10.00 am

Camogie Registration
Kilbrittain/Timoleague Camogie Club Registration for all age groups this Sunday morning, 9th Feb, in the Parish Hall after Mass.
Call in, sign up, meet the trainers and have a cuppa with us!

Ladies Club
Ladies Club meeting on Monday 10th February at 8.30 pm in the Parish Hall. Guest Speaker will attend. New members welcome. Light refreshments served.

KILBRITTAIN GAA
Lotto 11 – 13 – 15 – 32
Results for 02/02/2020:
There was no winner for the €2,200 Jackpot. Winners of €30: Eileen O’Neill, Shane Healy, Mary Hayes,
Kieran Madden, John Madden.
Next week’s jackpot is €2,400 Please Support!

Rural Transport Lotto
Numbers drawn 01 – 23 – 26 – 27
No winner. Consolation prizes: €50 Breda Hourihane, Bantry; €30 Noelle McCarthy, Timoleague; €20 Brenda O’Sullivan, Bere Island. Next draw 12th Feb for jackpot of €13,800. Tickets available form Eileen Hayes 087 2241039. Thanks for all your support.

Clonakilty Tractor Run Postponed
Due to adverse weather conditions, tractor run scheduled for this Sunday has been postponed for two weeks to Sunday 23rd.
Habitat For Humanity Charity Tractor, Truck and Car Run in the Showgrounds, Clonakilty. Sign on 11.00 am, start 1.00 pm. Show and music and food from 2.00 pm onwards. Boys from transition year in Hamilton High School who are going to Romania next Easter are organising this event. All support greatly appreciated.

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16th February 2020
6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Daily Masses this week
Monday, 9.00 am
NO MASS Tuesday
Wed, Thurs, Fri. 9.00 am.
Saturday 10.00 am

History Society AGM
On Wednesday week, 26th Feb, at 8.30 (after Ash Wednesday Mass) in the Parish Hall. All welcome.

KILBRITTAIN GAA
Lotto 14 – 15 – 28 – 30
Results for 09/02/2020:
There was no winner for the €2,400 Jackpot. Winners of €30: Joan Holland, Kieran Madden, Ethel McSweeney, Pat McCarthy,
Judy Sexton. Next week’s jackpot is €2,600 Please Support!

Clonakilty Tractor Run
Habitat For Humanity Charity Tractor, Truck and Car Run in the Showgrounds, Clonakilty on Sunday next, 23rd Feb. Sign on 11.00 am, start 1.00 pm. Show and music and food from 2.00 pm onwards. Boys from transition year in Hamilton High School who are going to Romania next Easter are organising this event. All support greatly appreciated.

Clonakilty Bereavement Group
A safe and secure place in which to work through your grief. We are offering support over a five-week period commencing Thurs 5th March 2020. For further information, please contact 023-8834320 / 086-8259317

Weight Watchers
New openings Weight Watchers starting Monday 17th February 2020 6pm at Clonakilty Rugby Club
Coach Louise Burke
contact 0873317069 /email louiseburke@ww.ie

Anam Cara Cork
The organisation that supports bereaved parents is holding a
Bereavement Support Evening
on Tuesday, 25th February at 7pm
in the Rochestown Park Hotel, Rochestown Rd, Douglas, Cork. This event will be run in conjunction with Pieta House and Feilacain. This is a free event and open to all bereaved parents. As we will need to confirm numbers for teas, coffees, etc please RSVP to info@anamcara.ie before Monday 24th February or call the Information number on 085 2888 888.

Human Life International
Human Life International Ireland is holding a series of “Let’s Take Ireland Back for Christ” information evenings and afternoons of prayer and reparation around the country. Caoimhe Doyle, our National Holy Face Coordinator will be present at the next meeting which will take place in The Hibernian Hotel, Mallow, Co. Cork on Saturday 22nd February at 7.30pm. All welcome!
Caoimhe will be covering the following topics:
● Strategies to advance faith, life and hope in Ireland
● The life saving Ask Majella Pregnancy Care Service
● Ethos, Mission and projects of Human Life International (Ireland)
● Upcoming events, news and practical ways to help

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