Clonmult/Dungourney Newsletter.

Masses during the Week: Mass on Monday at 9.30 a.m. Mass on Tuesday at 8.00 p.m. Masses on Wednesday and Thursday at 9.00 a.m. Mass on Friday at 9.30 a.m.

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

Fatima 2017: A special Mass to celebrate the centenary of Fatima (13th May 1917) will take place in Dungourney church on next Tuesday, 9th May at 8.00 p.m. Rosary before Mass at 7.30 p.m. Homilist: Fr. Patrick Winkle (Youghal). All welcome.

First Holy Communion: The Second Class Children from Dungourney National School will receive their First Holy Communion at 11.00 a.m. on next Saturday, 13th May in Dungourney church. We wish all involved all the best and you are asked to remember them in your prayers during this coming week.

Last Week’s Collections: Door – €263.99. Thank you.

The Faithful Departed: Deaths, Tim Cowhig. Anniversaries Michael & Johanna Hennessy, Mike & Pad Walsh.  May they rest in peace.

A meeting of Dungourney / Clonmult Liturgy group will take place on Monday 15th May at 8.00 p.m. in the priest’s house. All involved asked to attend.

Easter Offerings & Trócaire Offerings are still being taken up. If you haven’t already done so, you might please drop back your envelope/box into the priest’s house or bring to the church. Thank you.

Pilgrimage to Knock: The Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock takes place on Sunday 14th May. Bus leaves Castlemartyr at 6.30 a.m. sharp. Spiritual Director – Fr. Jack Cogan. Contact Mairead Downey at 087-9732021 to book a seat.

Pope Francis “I ask Parish communities not to yield to discouragement but to continue praying that the Lord will send workers to his harvest. May he give us priests enamored of the Gospel, close to all their brothers and sisters, living signs of God’s merciful love” Part of the message of Pope Francis for this “Good Shepherd Sunday”. For full text see www.vocations.ie

Safeguarding Children: The Diocesan Safeguarding Children Committee have complied the procedures to be followed in the Diocese to implement the National Safeguarding Children Policy. These procedures will be made available to the priests of the diocese at a meeting of priests on next Friday 12th May. They will become available to all on www.safeguardingchildrencloyne.ie.updating and further training will be given at a later date to safeguarding representatives and parish communities. Under legislation all who works with children and vulnerable adults have to be Garda vetted. The diocese has a policy of Garda vetting every 5 years of priests and all those who work with children and vulnerable adults.

Camp Creideamh:  Faith Camps for teenagers will take place again in Knockadoon (East Cork) over the dates 4th – 10th June (Boys Camp) and 11th – 17th June (Girls Camp). For those who are Post-Primary school age. Activities will include catechesis, prayer, sports, hillwalking, kayaking, swimming, music, arts and crafts and other activities. For booking go to website: www.campcreideamh.ie For more info ring Fr Eamon Roche on 086 9972539.

Knockadoon Music & Liturgy Course: Week long residential course held in Knockadoon Camp from 6th to 12th August. With the opportunity to learn a huge selection of modern and classic liturgical music, along with daily entertainment and tutorials in guitar, violin, cantor and more, it is not to be missed. For info – www.knockadoonml.com or email info@knockadoonml.com

JHL Div. 3, Dungourney 1-6 Aghada 1-18.