Clonmult/Dungourney Newsletter.

Masses During the Week: Masses on Monday to Wednesday at 10.00 a.m. The Annual Chrism Mass takes place at St. Colman’s Cathedral in Cobh next Wednesday night, 12th April, at 7.30 p.m… Everyone welcome.

There will be a Penitential Service in Dungourney Church on this Sunday at 8.00 p.m. There will be several priests available for confessions.

There will NOT be Adoration on next Thursday night due to Holy Thursday Mass.
Confessions: Tuesday: Between 6.30 and 7 pm. (Clonmult) Thursday: Between 12 noon and 12.30 p.m. (Clonmult) Friday: After Stations of the Cross.

Last Week’s Collections: Door – €275.73. World Meeting of Families – €241.22. Thank you.

The Monthly Diocesan Collection (postponed from last weekend) will be taken up today.

The Faithful Departed: Anniversaries, Jim & Mary Leahy and John Leahy. May they rest in peace.

We welcome the First Holy Communion Children and their families to the 11.00 a.m. Mass in Clonmult this Sunday. They will play an active part in the liturgy of the Mass.

Programme for the Triduum Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 8.00 p.m. (Dungourney) “Words from the Cross” 10.15 p.m. – 11.00 p.m. Good Friday: Stations of the Cross at 3.00 p.m. (Dungourney) Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at 8.00 p.m. (Clonmult) Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil 9.00 p.m. (Dungourney)

Note: (1) The Vigil Mass on Saturday night begins with the blessing of the Paschal Fire and the lighting of candles. It’s hoped that this takes place outside the main door of the church (weather permitting). (2) Easter offerings will be taken up at all Masses next weekend. (3) The annual collection for the Holy places in Jerusalem will be taken up on Friday at the Stations of the Cross and at the celebration of the Lord’s passion. (4) The Ministers of the Eucharist will be commissioned for another year at the Mass on Thursday night. All those involved are asked to attend.

Spring Stations: A big thank you to all those who recently hosted the stations, and to those who attended.

Annual Novena in Honour of The Mother of Good Counsel will commence in Castlemartyr Church on Tuesday 18th April and continue until Wednesday 26th. Devotions each evening at 7.30 p.m. A number of Masses will be offered during the 9 days for the intentions of those making the Novena. All are welcome. Faithcast is the new weekly Podcast from catholicnews.ie, the news source for the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference. Presented by Brendan Drumm, Faithcast is a mixture of interviews and news snippets from the Catholic Church in Ireland. It is published every Monday evening and is available on catholicnews.ie

Canon Sheehan: John Greene of C103 has recorded a programme about Canon Sheehan with Archdeacon Gerard Casey and Monsignor James O’Brien to be broadcast on C103 “Where The Road Takes Me” between 7.00 p.m. and 8.00 p.m. on Sunday 9th April 2017 and Sunday 16th April 2017.

Social Dancing: Clonmult Old School Sunday 16th April. Music: PURE GOLD.