Clonmult/Dungourney Newsletter.

Masses during the week: Monday to Friday at 9.30 a.m.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in Dungourney Church on Thursday between 8.00 and 9.00 p.m.

Last Weekend’s Collection: Door – €186.72. Diocesan – €143.67.

8th Dec – €159.49. Thank You.

Anniversaries: Mary Casey & Sean Murphy. May they rest in peace.

Confessions: There will be a Penitential Service on next Sunday 20th December in Dungourney Church at 8.00 p.m. Several priests will be in attendance so it’s a good opportunity for the sacrament before Christmas. (Castlemartyr at 7.00 p.m.)

Active Retirement Party on this Sunday 13th December in conjunction with “Social Dancing” in Clonmult Old School Hall, beginning at 5.30 p.m. For information/booking contact Ann Marie on 087-6638560.

The Jubilee Year of Mercy. Bishop William Crean will open the door of the mortuary Chapel in St. Colman’s Cathedral Cobh which has been designated as the Holy Door for the diocese for this Jubilee year of Mercy. This takes place at the beginning of the 6.00 p.m. Vigil Mass on this Saturday December 12th, the third Sunday of Advent. This door will be open during the months ahead for the Year of Mercy until 20th November 2016, so you are welcome to visit the Cathedral and go through the door.

A meeting of Dungourney / Clonmult Liturgy Group will take place on next Monday 14th December at 8.00 p.m. in the Priest’s house.

Carols by Candlelight: The Annual “Carols by Candlelight” in Castlemartyr Church takes place on Thursday, 17th December @ 8.00 p.m. All welcome.

Social Dancing in Clonmult on this Sunday, 13th December 8.00 to 10.00 p.m. Music by Liam O’Sullivan. All welcome.

Clonmult / Dungourney Point to Point Races take place at Boulta on this Sunday 13th December at 11.30 a.m. All welcome.

A Christmas Sale will take place in Greenville, Carrigtwohill on next Thursday 17th December from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Greenville is a Cork Association for Autism (CAA) Service Centre. Pottery pieces made by CAA clients, plants, Christmas decorations and gifts will be for sale. Teas/coffees/treats. Everyone welcome. For info call: 021/453362.

Congratulations to Dungourney on being crowned Munster Junior A Hurling Champions 2015. They defeated Fenor of Waterford last Sunday in Mallow on a score line of 1-17 to 0-8. We will now meet the Leinster champions in the All-Ireland Semi-Final, provisionally fixed for the 23rd or 24th of January. This has been a fantastic year for our club, not since 1909 have we reached such heady heights. Roll on 2016, the All-Ireland series and Intermediate Hurling.