Masses during the Week: Monday to Wednesday at 9.30 a.m. Thursday at 7.30 p.m. (Dungourney), Friday at 9.30 a.m. Note: because of the Mass next Thursday night, there will not be any Adoration next Thursday in Dungourney Church.
Last Weekend’s Collection: Door – €224.00. Diocesan – €184.81. Thank You.
Diocesan Collection: The Diocesan Collection for the Episcopal Conference will be taken up at all Masses next weekend.
Dungourney Prayer Group celebrates 25 years praying this year. To celebrate this, Bishop Crean will be the chief celebrant of Mass in Dungourney Church on next Thursday, 12th May at 7.30 p.m. There will be refreshments in Dungourney hall afterwards. Rosary at 7.00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to this celebration, so please come along.
The First Holy Communion Mass will be celebrated in Dungourney Church on next Saturday, 14th May at 11.00 a.m. We wish the children involved, their families and all those helping to prepare them, all the best for Saturday.
The Faithful Departed: Months Mind – John Leahy. Anniversaries: Michael & Johanna Hennessy. May they rest in peace.
Today is 50th World Communications Day. The theme this year is “Communication and Mercy: A Fruitful Encounter”. See text of Popes message on www.catholicbishops.ie
Youth 2000 Summer Festival: Youth 2000 Summer Festival, Cistercian College, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary from Thursday 7th to Sunday 10th July 2016. This is a four day celebration of faith of young people aged 16 to 35. There is an action packed programme of inspiring talks, workshops, testimonies, prayer, music, drama and much more. The festival is donation only. Free buses available from all over Ireland. For more info and to book online see www.youth2000.ie or phone 01-6753690.
Knockadoon Catholic Boys Camp: Knockadoon Catholic Boys Camp will take place 5th to 11th June, 2016. Ages 12 to 16. A joint initiative of Cloyne Diocese and Waterford and Lismore Diocese. A one week (6 nights) stay on site, full board camp in the picturesque sea-side village of Knockadoon in East Cork for boy’s age 12 to 16. The camp will serve as a week of fun, friendship and rowing in faith, activities include various sports, canoeing, swimming, hill walking, music, catechesis and prayer. The camp is for boys who have completed primary school and have not yet reached 17 years of age. To book a place on the camp or to make an enquiry telephone Kieran O’Shaughnessy on 083-4620610 or Fr. Eamon Roche on 086-9972539. Cost €120.00
Silver Jubilee: Fr. Joe Rohan is celebrating the Silver Jubilee of Ordination to the Priesthood. Jubilee Mass on the 20th May in Ballycotton Church followed by refreshments in the local hall. All are welcome to attend.
Pro Life Campaign Public Meeting in Cork: The Pro Life Campaign will be holding a public information meeting on Thursday, 12th May in Clayton Hotel, Silver springs, Cork at 7.30 p.m. The theme of the meeting is “The 8th Amendment – Ireland’s right to Life Amendment” and the aim is to update the public on the current situation as regards the Amendment and to encourage people to become more informed. The meeting will offer ideas on how to get involved and help. All are welcome. For more information contact 01-6629275 or visit www.prolifecampaign.ie
Day of Prayer and Reflection: Day of Prayer and Reflection, Cloyne Diocesan Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration, Mallow, Saturday 14th May. Eucharistic Adoration in the Year of Mercy. Holy Mass at 10.00 a.m. – St. Mary’s Church, Mallow, followed by morning and afternoon talks, discussion and Holy Hour at Mercy Centre, Mallow, concluding at 4.30 p.m. All welcome – especially those involved with Eucharistic Adoration. Suggested offering for the day – €10.00. (Please bring packed lunch) for information contact Fr. Eamonn McCarthy, Macroom 085 8585308, or Fr. Pat O’Donoghue, Cobh 021 4813601.
Junior A Football Championship Quarter Final.
Dungourney 0-10 Cloyne 5-5.