Clonmult/Dungourney Newsletter.

Masses during the Week: No Mass on Monday. Masses on Tuesday to Friday at 9.30 a.m.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in Dungourney Church on Thursday at 8.00 p.m.

Next Sunday is Palm Sunday the beginning of Holy Week. Palms will be blessed and distributed at the beginning of both Masses. The blessing of Palms will take place at the front of Clonmult Church at the 11.00 a.m. Mass (weather permitting). Note: the Palms will be supplied at both Masses.

Easter Penitential Service: Easter Penitential Service in Castlemartyr Church on Sunday, 25th March at 7.00 p.m.

Easter Penitential Service in Dungourney Church on Sunday 25th March at 8.00 p.m.
Visiting priests available for confession.

Last Weekend’s Collection: Door – €228.82. Thank You.

The Faithful Departed: Anniversaries, Michael John Desmond . May he rest in peace.

Stations of the Cross: Stations of the Cross in Castlemartyr church this Sunday evening at 7.00 p.m.

Ministers of the Eucharist: A brief meeting for ministers from both churches will take place in Dungourney School on Monday, 26th March at 7.00 p.m.

Liturgy Group: A meeting of Dungourney / Clonmult Liturgy group will take place at the priest’s house on next Tuesday, 20th March at 8.00 p.m.

Spring Stations 2018.
Wednesday, 21st March: Dungourney, Avaune, Sheepwalk, Couragh, Castlequarter, Ballyknock
(Combined Station)Dungourney School.
Thursday, 22nd March: Ballynona North, Monalyre, Rathorgan, Jim & Mary O’Callaghan.
Friday, 23rd March: Donickmore, Condonstown, Ballyard, Eddie & Eileen Leahy.
All Stations at 8.00 p.m.

Holy Week Preparation: 3 evenings of study of scripture and Mass readings for Holy week.
Dates: 19th, 20th, 21st March. Time: 7.30 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. Venue: Edmund Rice Centre, Midleton
Facilitated by Focus Ministries. Hosted by Midleton Parish. Enquiries to 086 1634117. All welcome to 1, 2 or 3 nights.

Young Adult Retreat – Midleton: The next Youth 2000 retreat will take place in CBS Secondary School, Midleton, 23rd – 25th March. Youth 2000 is a Catholic organisation that provides spiritual retreats to young people age 16–35 across Ireland. Cost: Donation Only. Ages: 16–35 year olds. Excellent Speakers, Inspiring Talks & Workshops, music, Group activities, Youth Masses, Adoration, Reconciliation, prayer, Drama, meet new people and find out what it means to be young & Catholic today! Newcomers very welcome. Come and See! More details available at www.midletonparish.ie/youth or Siobhan on 0838939538
Cork Marriage Encounter Weekend: The Cork international Hotel – 13th to 15th April 2018. Marriage Encounter is a weekend getaway experience for all married couples who want to rediscover the joy of Marriage. For further info: 0868334382 or 0866095168, www.marriageencounter.ie
Annual Loreto Vigil at Knock: The 44th Eucharistic Loreto Vigil will take place at Knock Shrine on Saturday 24th – Sunday 25th March.
The Vigil will begin at 8.30 p.m. with Eucharistic Adoration, Benediction & Veneration of the Precious Relic from the Holy House of Loreto. Mass will take place at 11.30 p.m. in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel with celebrant Fr. Brendan Walsh, SAC.
‘Quiet Days for Busy People’ Day Retreat
This retreat is entitled ‘Looking towards the Light’. As we journey through Holy Week towards Easter we see the hurt and shame transformed by the light of God’s love. Taking place on Saturday 24th March from 11am-3pm in the Prayer Guidance Centre. Fee €30 includes lunch. To book: (094) 93 75355 Email: faithrenewal@knockshrine.ie

Book Launch: On Sunday 18th March, in Castlelyons Community Centre at 3.00 p.m. Launch of Bilingual book on author Fr. Peadar O’Laighre (author of the first ever novel and play in Irish) “Mise and MacSan” – “I am that son”. All Welcome.

IHL DIV 2: Dungourney 2-11 Ballincollig 0-13.
Sunday 25th March: Dungourney v Inniscarra.
Venue: Dungourney @ 2.30 pm.

Progressive 45 Results.
1st. Ted O’Donovan & Dave Dineen.
2nd. Frank Keating & Mary Blackmore.
Kay & Willie Sheehan,
Joe Browne & Oliver Manley,
Last 5. Ann Foley & John Hennessy.
Last Game. Maura & Tom Fitzgerald.

Scōr na Paistī: Congratulations to Brian O’Flynn, Dungourney Camogie Club, winner of the Scōr na Paistī County Final, in Ovens last week.