• St. Oliver’s Parish Newsletter – 2nd Sunday of Advent

    December 1, 2016

    PARISH INFORMATION

    Priest of the Parish: Fr. Michael Hegarty I.C.

    Deacon for the Clonmel Pastoral Area: Rev. Lazarus Gidolf

    In Residence: Fr. James Pollock I.C.

    Sister: Sr. Mary Muckley   Tel: 6125235

    Parish Office: Open Monday – Thursday 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.  Office Closed on Friday

    Tel: 6125679     E Mail stoliver@eircom.net

    Parish Website:www.stoliverspc.org

    Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/stoliverspc

    Society of St. Vincent de Paul Helpline 052 – 6123878

    Local Safeguarding Representatives: Margaret Waters 086-8917440 Fiona Stanley 087-9340382

    Bereavement Support: Tel 6125679

     

    Masses for Weekend

    Sat  7.30 p.m.  Janet & Edward Lee(Anniv)

    Sun  9.00 a.m.  John & Lil Carroll (Anniv)    12 Noon  Nancy & Paddy O’ Neill (Anniv)

     

    Masses for Immaculate Conception

    Wed  7.30 p.mSonny Tobin (10th Anniv)

    Thurs 9.00 a.m.  William & Ruth Kennedy & son William (Anniv)   12 Noon  John, Josie & Mai Brady (Anniv)

     

    EUCHARISTIC ADORATION  Our Parish Eucharistic Adoration takes place each week on Monday from 2.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. (except when Monday is a Church Holiday or a Public Holiday).

     

    Saint Pio Prayer Group will take place on Monday 5th December in St. Mary’s Church, Irishtown, Clommel. Rosary & prayers at 6.30 p.m. Mass at 7.00 pm for all petitions placed in the basket on the altar.

     

    Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) The next meeting of the PPC will be in the Priests’ house on Monday 5th December at 8.00 p.m. If anybody would like the PPC to deal with some particular matter, please contact the Parish Office.

     

    Stroke Support Group   Meeting for encouragement, support and advice for stroke survivors, family members and carers will take place at St. Oliver’s Parish Centre this Tuesday evening 6th December at 8 p.m. Contact: Gemma 087 9129263.

     

    Advent Scripture Reflective Prayer takes place on Tuesday evenings at 7.30 p.m. You are most welcome to come along to 21 Heywood Heights. If you would like further information contact Sr. Mary at 6125235.

     

    Youth 2000 Christmas Retreat Youth 2000 invites all young adults between 16 – 35 to a Catholic Weekend Retreat taking place from Friday 16th – Sunday 18th December at Newbridge College, Co Kildare. This will be an exciting weekend attracting over 600 young people form all over the country. Booking is essential.   For more information or to book your place see www.youth2000.ie, Youth 2000 Ireland Facebook page or Tel 01-6753690.

     

    Masses for The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    Wednesday 7th December – 7.30 p.m. Vigil Mass for the Solemnity the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

    Thursday 8th December – 9.00 a.m., 12 Noon.

     

    Family Blessings  Deacon Lazarus Gidolf is available to visit homes and bless families this Advent. Arrangements can be made on the Parish Website or the Parish Facebook page. Requests for the blessings can also be made through St. Oliver’s Parish Office.

     

    Collection last weekend                                                                                

    Envelopes – €599.11   Notes and Coin – €507.89       Thank You

     

    St. Vincent de Paul Annual Fundraising Christmas Appeal  The Society of St. Vincent de Paul will be making its annual fundraising appeal at all Masses this weekend Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th December.

    St. Vincent de Paul Annual Christmas Collection will be held next Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th December after all the Masses.

     

    An Advent Prayer

    How long the Way!  Emmanuel, come save your people.

     

    How long the path which leads to you!

    Lord, come to meet us,

    be our way.

     

    How heavy the burden of our misery!

    Lord, come to meet us,

    be our rest.

     

    How darkly hard the journey to our star!

    Lord, come to meet us,

    be our sunlight.

     

    How lonely do we wander,

    stumbling together in the darkness!

    Lord, come to meet us,

    be our brother.

     

    How long, Lord Jesus, do we wait for your return!

    Yet, since you lit hope’s flame within our hearts,

    come now at last to be our hope’s fulfilment.

    Allow us to dwell near your heart:

    there we belong forever and ever.

    (Lucien Deiss – Biblical Prayers)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • St. Oliver’s Parish Newsletter – 1st Sunday of Advent

    November 24, 2016

    PARISH INFORMATION

    Priest of the Parish: Fr. Michael Hegarty I.C.

    Deacon for the Clonmel Pastoral Area: Rev. Lazarus Gidolf

    In Residence: Fr. James Pollock I.C.

    Sister: Sr. Mary Muckley   Tel: 6125235

    Parish Office: Open Monday – Thursday 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.  Office Closed on Friday

    Tel: 6125679     E Mail stoliver@eircom.net

    Parish Website:www.stoliverspc.org

    Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/stoliverspc

    Society of St. Vincent de Paul Helpline 052 – 6123878

    Local Safeguarding Representatives: Margaret Waters 086-8917440  Fiona Stanley 087-9340382

    Bereavement Support: Tel 6125679

     

    Masses for Weekend

    Saturday  7.30 p.m. Mai Anderson  (Anniv)

    Sunday     9.00 a.m. Mary & Jim Tobin (Anniv)   12 Noon   Sean Walsh  (Anniv)

     

    EUCHARISTIC ADORATION  Our Parish Eucharistic Adoration takes place each week on Monday from 2.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. (except when Monday is a Church Holiday or a Public Holiday).

     

    Advent Scripture Reflective Prayer takes place on Tuesday evenings beginning on Tuesday 29th November at 7.30 p.m. You are most welcome to come along to 21 Heywood Heights. If you would like further information contact Sr. Mary at 6125235.

     

    Opening the Word – Advent & Christmas Scripture Readings with Facilitator Fr. Michael Mullins DD. Fr. Michael will look at the scripture readings of Advent & Christmas on Wednesday 30th November at St. John’s Pastoral Centre, Waterford at 7.30 p.m. €5 including light refreshments. Tel 051– 874199 for details.

     

    Book Launch John Fitzgerald (local author and triple Listowel winner) will launch his second book ‘Fitz of Laughter’ in the Clonmel Library on   Thursday 1st December at 7.00 p.m. all are welcome.

     

    An Garda Síochána Clonmel District Community Gardaí present The Band of An Garda Síochána with special guests The Sisters of Charity School Choir, Thomas Grogan and The Tipperary Gospel Choir in aid of C.A.R.E., Clonmel and Paediatric Unit S.T.G.H. at Hotel Minella, Clonmel on Thursday 1st December at 8.00 p.m. Tickets €15.

     

    First Friday Next Friday is the First Friday of the month. Sr. Mary and Fr. Hegarty will bring Holy Communion to the persons who have asked to receive it in their own homes. Please let us know if there is anybody who would like Holy Communion at home.

     

    Our Family Mass The next Family Mass will be at 12.00 Noon on Sunday next 4th December. Welcome to all our parents and children.

     

    Family Blessings  Deacon Lazarus Gidolf is available to visit homes and bless families this Advent. Arrangements can be made on the Parish Website or the Parish Facebook page. Requests for the blessings can also be made through St. Oliver’s Parish Office.

     

    Eternal Rest to Margaret Ryan late of 24 Heywood Heights and to Tommy Hunt late of 98 Baron Park who died recently.

     

    Thrive Training Centre at Place 4u helps to build one’s confidence and self-esteem. Will help you in deciding on life choices for any age group. You could win a free place on a full 6 week course. Contact 087-2480779 or 087-4407935 for details.

     

    Collection last weekend

    Envelopes – €570.05   Notes and Coin – €412.95       Thank You

     

    St. Vincent de Paul Annual Fundraising Christmas Appeal  The Society of St. Vincent de Paul will be making its annual fundraising appeal at all Masses next weekend Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th December.

    St. Vincent de Paul Annual Christmas Collection will be held on Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th December after all the Masses.

     

    Advent – Let the Day Come, Lord

    Let the day come, Lord, when our misery will find your mercy.

    Let the day come, Lord, when our poverty will find your riches.

    Let the day come, Lord, when our path will find the way to your house.

    Let the day come, Lord, when our tears will find your smile.

    Let the day come, Lord, when our joy will find your heaven.

    Let the day come, Lord, when your Church will find the Kingdom.

    May you be blest, Father, for that day when our eyes will find your face! Throughout all the time of our life you have not ceased to come before us in your Son Jesus Christ, our Saviour and our brother.                                                                               (Lucien Deiss – Biblical Prayers)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • St. Oliver’s Parish Newsletter – Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

    November 17, 2016

    PARISH INFORMATION

    Priest of the Parish: Fr. Michael Hegarty I.C.

    Deacon for the Clonmel Pastoral Area: Rev. Lazarus Gidolf

    In Residence: Fr. James Pollock I.C.

    Sister: Sr. Mary Muckley   Tel: 6125235

    Parish Office: Open Monday – Thursday 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

    Tel: 6125679     E Mail stoliver@eircom.net

    Parish Website:www.stoliverspc.org

    Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/stoliverspc

    Society of St. Vincent de Paul Helpline 052 – 6123878

    Local Safeguarding Representatives: Margaret Waters 086-8917440 Fiona Stanley 087-9340382

    Bereavement Support: Tel 6125679

     

    Masses for Weekend

    Saturday   7.30 p.m.   Thomas Rossiter  (Anniv)

    Sunday     9.00 a.m.   Michael O’ Reilly (Anniv)   12 Noon   Tom O’ Connor (Anniv)

     

    World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 2016 A Special Ceremony to remember all those affected by road traffic collisions will take place this Sunday 20th November from 2.00 .m. – 3.00 p.m. at Woodlands Hotel, Waterford. All are welcome.

     

    Anam Cara is holding its next monthly Parent Evening on Monday 21st November from 7.30 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. in the Horse and Jockey Hotel. This event is open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death or whether the death was recent or not.

     

    Opening the Word – Advent & Christmas Scripture Readings with Facilitator Fr. Michael Mullins DD. Over two evenings, Fr. Michael will look at the scripture readings of Advent & Christmas on Wednesday 23rd and Wednesday 30th November at St. John’s Pastoral Centre, Waterford at 7.30 p.m. €5 including light refreshments. Tel 051– 874199 for details.

     

    The Annual Mass for all buried in St. Patrick’s Cemetery will take place on Thursday 24th November at 11.00 a.m.

     

    ‘A Variety of Music from 1916-2016’ presented by The South Tipperary Arts Centre, with Banna Cluain Meala and Guests on Saturday November 26th in Old St. Mary’s Church at 7.00 p.m. sharp.

     

    Advent Scripture Reflective Prayer takes place on Tuesday evenings beginning on Tuesday 29th November at 7.30 p.m. You are most welcome to come along to 21 Heywood Heights. If you would like further information contact Sr. Mary at 6125235.

     

    Our Family Mass The next Family Mass will be at 12.00 Noon on Sunday 4th December. Welcome to all our parents and children.

     

    Sacrament of Confirmation 2017 At the Vigil Mass last weekend we had the girls and boys who will be confirmed here on Friday 31st March 2017. We were glad to welcome them and their teachers, parents and guardians who accompanied them. Let us keep them and all the children who will receive Holy Communion for the first time in our prayers.

     

    Welcome into our Christian Community Priya Jacqueline Hakeem and Joey Hewitt who were baptised last weekend.

     

    Collection last weekend

    Envelopes – €625.07     Notes and Coin – €560.93          Thank You

     

    Our Annual Mass for Bereaved will be held in St. Oliver’s Church on Tuesday 22nd November at 7.30 p.mAll who have been bereaved at any time are welcome.  There will be a special Ceremony of Remembrance, during which you will be invited to light a candle in memory of your departed loved ones.  You are most welcome for a “cuppa” in our Parish Centre afterwards.

     

    Holy Year of Mercy

    The “Holy Year of Mercy” has come to an end but God’s mercy does not end.

     With the prophet Micah we pray:

    “Who is like you Lord,

    who always pardons sin,

    who delights in showing mercy?

     

    Once more have pity on us,

    put down our faults,

    throw them to the bottom of the sea!

     

    Grant us your love and your fidelity

    as you have promised to our fathers,

    in the name of love that you bear

    towards your only Son, Jesus Christ,

    our Saviour and our brother”

    (cf. Micah 7:18-19)

     

                      

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • St. Oliver’s Parish Newsletter – 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

    November 10, 2016

                         PARISH INFORMATION

    Priest of the Parish: Fr. Michael Hegarty I.C.

    Deacon for the Clonmel Pastoral Area: Rev. Lazarus Gidolf

    In Residence: Fr. James Pollock I.C.

    Sister: Sr. Mary Muckley   Tel: 6125235

    Parish Office: Open Monday – Thursday 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.   Office Closed on Friday

    Tel: 6125679     E Mail stoliver@eircom.net

    Parish Website:www.stoliverspc.org

    Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/stoliverspc

    Society of St. Vincent de Paul Helpline 052 – 6123878

    Local Safeguarding Representatives: Margaret Waters 086-8917440 Fiona Stanley 087-9340382

    Bereavement Support: Tel 6125679

     

    Masses for Weekend

    Saturday   7.30 p.m.  Robbie Galvin(Anniv)

    Sunday     9.00 a.m.  Jim Mansell (Anniv)     12 Noon   Ellen Margaret Tobin   (Anniv)

     

    Closing the Year of Mercy  Reflection Evening to close the Year of Mercy through Prayer, Meditation, Silence, Music with facilitator Antoinette Dilworth rsj. will take place at St. Oliver’s Parish Centre on Wednesday 16th November at 7.30 p.m. Tel 051-874199.

     

    Clonmel Lions Club are holding a Fun Table Quiz in Eldon’s Bar, Clonmel on Thursday 17th November at 8.45 p.m. Proceeds in aid of The Friends of Bridgewater House and Knocklofty Rural Care Centre. Tables of 4 €20. All are welcome.

     

    World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 2016 A Special Ceremony to remember all those affected by road traffic collisions will take place next Sunday 20th November from 2.00 .m. – 3.00 p.m. at Woodlands Hotel, Waterford. All are welcome.

     

    Concert of Sacred Arias and Songs with Mezzo Soprano, Christina O’ Flynn with the 60 member choir The Déise Singers will take place in Mount Mellery Abbey on Sunday 20th November at 3.00 p.m. marking the close of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. Tickets €10.

     

    The Priory Institute – Bringing Theology Home! Online Advent Retreat Would you like to reflect on the true meaning of Christmas from the comfort of your own home? Application deadline 22nd November. Cost €30. For details Email: advent.retreat@prioryinstitute.com  www.prioryinstitute.com  Tel 01-4048132.

     

    Special Mass Celebration Our annual Mass for the BEREAVED will be held in St. Oliver’s Church on Tuesday November 22nd at 7.30 p.m.  All who have been bereaved at ANY time are welcome. We will have a special Ceremony of Remembrance, during which you will be invited to light a candle in memory of your departed loved ones. You are most welcome for a “cuppa” in our Parish Centre afterwards.

     

    Opening the Word – Advent & Christmas Scripture Readings with Facilitator Fr. Michael Mullins DD. Over two evenings, Fr. Michael will look at the scripture readings of Advent & Christmas on Wednesday 23rd and Wednesday 30th November at St. John’s Pastoral Centre, Waterford at 7.30 p.m. €5 including light refreshments. Tel 051– 874199 for details.

     

    Our Family Mass Thanks to all who helped with the Family Mass last Sunday. We look forward to see you all again on December 4th at the 12 Noon Mass. We hope that all the children who will be making their Holy Communion for the first time in May, will come to the Mass with their parents/guardians.

     

    Family Blessings Deacon Lazarus Gidolf will be available to visit homes and bless families, starting this Advent. Arrangements can be made on the Parish Website or the Parish Facebook page. Requests for the blessings can also be made through St. Oliver’s Parish Office.

     

    Welcome into our Christian Community Maci Mae Kennedy Smith and Conor James O’ Donnell who were baptised last weekend.

     

    Offertory Collections                                                            

    Tuesday 1st November    Envelopes – €254.75      Notes and Coin – €148.25

    Sunday 6th November    Envelopes – €581.78      Notes and Coin – €435.22        Thank You

     

    A Prayer for November  –  Father, Source of all Joy

    God our Father,

    source of all joy in heaven as on earth,

    prepare for all people, we pray,

    the banquet of eternal joy.

     

    Remove the mourning veil covering all peoples

    and the shroud investing all nations.

     

    Destroy death forever

    in the resurrection of your Son Jesus.

     

    Wipe away the tears from every cheek,

    take away the shame of the people who love you.

     

    Because you are God

    for the happiness of all people,

    you have not created death or invented tears

    but you call all people, brothers and sisters of Jesus,

    to share your life and joy forever.

    (Lucien Deiss – Biblical Prayers)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • St. Oliver’s Parish Newsletter – 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

    November 3, 2016

    PARISH INFORMATION

    Priest of the Parish: Fr. Michael Hegarty I.C.

    Deacon for the Clonmel Pastoral Area: Rev. Lazarus Gidolf

    In Residence: Fr. James Pollock I.C.

    Sister: Sr. Mary Muckley   Tel: 6125235

    Parish Office: Open Monday – Thursday 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.  Office Closed on Friday

    Tel: 6125679     E Mail stoliver@eircom.net

    Parish Website:www.stoliverspc.org

    Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/stoliverspc

    Society of St. Vincent de Paul Helpline 052 – 6123878

    Local Safeguarding Representatives: Margaret Waters 086-8917440 Fiona Stanley 087-9340382

    Bereavement Support: Tel 6125679

     

    Masses for Weekend

    Saturday 7.30 p.m. Deceased members of McHugh Families

    Sunday     9.00 a.m.                                     12 Noon   Eugene & Mary Lynch & Bridget O’ Connor (Anniv)

     

    EUCHARISTIC ADORATION  Our Parish Eucharistic Adoration takes place each week on Monday from 2.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. (except when Monday is a Church Holiday or a Public Holiday).

     

    St. Vincent de Paul Monthly Collection will take place after all Masses this weekend Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th November.

     

    Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) The next meeting of the PPC will be in the Priests’ house on Monday 7th November at 8.00 p.m. If anybody would like the PPC to deal with some particular matter, please contact the Parish Office.

     

    The Monthly Medugorje Mass will continue at Holy Family Mission School, Glencomeragh, Kilsheelan on Thursday 10th November at 8.00 p.m. with Rosary, Holy Mass, Adoration and Prayers for Healing.  All are welcome.

     

    A Service of Remembrane for all babies lost through miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death, or anytime during their short lives will be held by South Tipperary General Hospital on Friday 11th November at 7.30 p.m. at South Tipperary General Hospital Education Centre. For further information contact Tel 6177096 or 6188252. All are welcome.

     

    Closing the Year of Mercy Reflection Evening to close the Year of Mercy through Prayer, Meditation, Silence, Music with facilitator Antoinette Dilworth rsj. will take place at St. Oliver’s Parish Centre on Wednesday 16th November at 7.30 p.m. Tel 051 – 874199.

     

    Concert of Sacred Arias and Songs with Mezzo Soprano, Christina O’ Flynn with the 60 member choir The Déise Singers will take place in Mount Mellery Abbey on Sunday 20th November at 3.00 p.m. marking the close of the Jubilee Year of Mercy. Tickets €10.

     

    Special Mass Celebration Our annual Mass for the BEREAVED will be held in St. Oliver’s Church on Tuesday November 22nd at 7.30 p.m.  All who have been bereaved at ANY time are welcome. We will have a special Ceremony of Remembrance, during which you will be invited to light a candle in memory of your departed loved ones. You are most welcome for a “cuppa” in our Parish Centre afterwards.

     

    Family Blessings Deacon Lazarus Gidolf will be available to visit homes and bless families, starting this Advent. Arrangements can be made on the Parish Website or the Parish Facebook page. Requests for the blessings can also be made through St. Oliver’s Parish Office.

     

    Take the short-term pledge for November November is the month of the Holy Souls. Many people choose to abstain from alcohol for the month of November and offer this sacrifice in honour of their deceased loved ones. You can do likewise www.pioneerassociation.ie or contact 01-8749464.

     

    HELP! Youth Suicide Prevention Ireland For Free Text Suicide Crisis Information TEXT HELP to 50015 This service is free to use and you can text 50015 even if you have no credit. Available 24 hours a day.

     

    Saint Pio Prayer Group will take place on Monday 7th November in St. Mary’s Church, Irishtown, Clommel. Rosary & prayers at 6.30 p.m. Mass at 7.00 pm for all petitions placed in the basket on the altar.

     

    Collection last weekend

    Envelopes – €592.60   Notes and Coin – €521.40       Thank You

     

     6 New Beatitudes for the Modern Era

     “Blessed are those who remain faithful while enduring evils inflicted on them by others, and forgive them from their heart;

     “Blessed are those who look into the eyes of the abandoned and marginalised, and show them their closeness;

    Blessed are those who see God in every person, and strive to make others also discover him;

    Blessed are those who protect and care for our common home;

    Blessed are those who renounce their own comfort in order to help others;

    Blessed are those who pray and work for full communion between Christians”.

    (Pope Francis at Malmo, Sweden November 1st, 2016)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • St. Oliver’s Parish Newsletter – 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

    October 27, 2016

    PARISH INFORMATION

    Priest of the Parish: Fr. Michael Hegarty I.C.

    Deacon for the Clonmel Pastoral Area: Rev. Lazarus Gidolf

    In Residence: Fr. James Pollock I.C.

    Sister: Sr. Mary Muckley   Tel: 6125235

    Parish Office: Open Monday – Thursday 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.  Office Closed on Friday

    Tel: 6125679     E Mail stoliver@eircom.net

    Parish Website:www.stoliverspc.org

    Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/stoliverspc

    Society of St. Vincent de Paul Helpline 052 – 6123878

    Local Safeguarding Representatives: Margaret Waters 086-8917440  Fiona Stanley 087-9340382

    Bereavement Support: Tel 6125679

     

     Masses for Weekend

    Saturday 29th October 7.30 p.m. Anna O’ Brien (Anniv)

    Sunday   30th October 9.00 a.m.                                 12 Noon James & Bridget Keane (Anniv)

     

    Masses for All Saints Day

    Monday 31st October   7.30 p.m.

    Tuesday 1st November 9.00 a.m.                                12 Noon Mary Ellen Heffernan (Anniv) & Deceased Family Members

     

     

    EUCHARISTIC ADORATION  There will be no Adoration on Bank Holiday Monday 31st October.

     

    Stroke Support Group   Meeting for encouragement, support and advice for stroke survivors, family members and carers will take place at St. Oliver’s Parish Centre this Tuesday evening 1st November at 8 p.m. Contact: Gemma 087-9129263.

     

    Evening of Remembrance will take place at St. John’s Pastoral Centre, Waterford on Thursday 3rd November at 7.30 p.m. Facilitator: Ann O’ Farrell. A sacred space to honour family, friends and those who have died. You are invited to a time of prayerful reflection during this special month. The evening will include Scripture reading, personal prayer, silence and music. For more details contact 051-874199.

     

    Child Safeguarding  The Annual Training Day for new local Safeguarding Representatives will take place in St. Oliver’s Parish Centre on Saturday 5th November from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. (Light lunch included). This course will be of benefit to all who work with children. Please give names to Fr. Hegarty, or to the Parish Office, as soon as possible.

     

    Monthly Family Mass  Next Sunday, 6th November, at 12.00 Noon we will have our Monthly Family Mass. At the Mass this month we hope to have some of the children who will make their First Holy Communion next May. We want to assure the children, their parents/guardians and their teachers that the Parish community is praying for them.

     

    A Service of Remembrance for all babies lost through miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death, or anytime during their short lives will be held by South Tipperary General Hospital on Friday 11th November at 7.30 p.m. at South Tipperary General Hospital Education Centre. For further information contact Tel 6177096 or 6188252. All are welcome.

     

    Closing the Year of Mercy Reflection Evening to close the Year of Mercy through Prayer, Meditation, Silence, Music with facilitator Antoinette Dilworth rsj. will take place at St. Oliver’s Parish Centre on Wednesday 16th November at 7.30 p.m.  For details Tel 051-874199.

     

    Triduum of Masses for the Dead will be celebrated in the Day Chapel on Wednesday 2nd November, Thursday 3rd November and Friday 4th November at 7.30 p.m.

    The dead will be remembered at all Masses during November. Please feel free to put names in the basket provided. There is no need to make an offering but any offerings received will be sent to priests in missionary countries.

     

    First Friday Next Friday is the First Friday of the month. Sr. Mary and Fr. Hegarty will bring Holy Communion to the persons who have asked to receive it in their own homes. Please let us know if there is anybody who would like Holy Communion at home.

     

    St. Vincent de Paul Monthly Collection will take place after all Masses next weekend Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th November.

     

    Divine Mercy Devotions take place every Friday at St. Mary’s Church, Clonmel at 3.00 p.m. All are welcome.

     

    Welcome into our Christian Community Oliver Diggins who was baptised last weekend.

     

    Collections last weekend                                                    

    Sunday 23rd     Envelopes      – €684.96   Notes and Coin – €375.04

    Mission Collection (to Date) – €424.57   Notes and Coin   – €402.43   Thank You

     

    All Saints and All Souls

    Tuesday 1st November is the Feast of All Saints.   There will be Mass on Monday evening at 7.30 p.m.  Masses on Tuesday: 9.00 a.m. and 12 Noon.

    Wednesday 2nd November is the Commemoration of  all the Faithful Departed.  Masses on Wednesday 10.00 a.m. 7.30 pm. (Day Chapel)  (Offered for all the Faithful Departed).

     

     A Prayer

    Lord God

    whose days are without end

    and whose mercies beyond counting.

    Keep us mindful

    that life is short and the hour of death unknown.

     

    Let your Spirit guide our days on earth

    in the ways of holiness and justice

    that we may serve you

    in union with the whole Church

    Sure in faith, strong in hope, perfect in love.

     

    And when our earthly journey is ended,

    lead us rejoicing into your kingdom.

    where you live for ever and ever.

    Amen.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • St. Oliver’s Parish Newsletter – Mission Sunday

    October 20, 2016

    PARISH INFORMATION
    Priest of the Parish:  Fr. Michael Hegarty I.C.
    Deacon for the Clonmel Pastoral Area:  Rev. Lazarus Gidolf
    In Residence:  Fr. James Pollock I.C.
    Sister:  Sr. Mary Muckley    Tel: 6125235
    Parish Office: Open Monday – Thursday 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
    Office Closed on Friday
    Tel: 6125679    E Mail stoliver@eircom.net
    Parish Website: www.stoliverspc.org
    Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/stoliverspc
    Society of St. Vincent de Paul Helpline 052 – 6123878
    Local Safeguarding Representatives: Margaret Waters 086-8917440 Fiona Stanley 087-9340382
    Bereavement Support: Tel 6125679

     

    Masses for Weekend
    Saturday 7.30 p.m.  Bid Sutcliffe (Anniv)
    Sunday 9.00 a.m.     Catherine Condon (Anniv)   12 Noon  Willie & Susan Roberts (Anniv)

     

    “Annie” The High School and Presentation Secondary Schools will present the musical “Annie” in the White Memorial Theatre, Clonmel from Monday 24th October to Thursday 27th October. Monday 24th is family night, tickets are €45 for a family of two adults and two children. Tickets on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday night €13. For booking or more details contact 052-6123587 or 052-6124459. Tickets available at offices of both schools.

     

    Visit of Mother of Perpetual Help Icon to St. Mary’s Church, Clonmel from Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th October. Preacher Fr. Seamus Enright CSSR. Welcome ceremony on Thursday evening at 7.30 p.m.  See poster and leaflets in Church for times and ceremonies.

     

    C-Saw – Bereavement Support Group A Support Group for those bereaved by suicide will take place at the C-Saw Office, 24 William St, Clonmel on Thursday 3rd November at 2.00 p.m. and will continue on the first Thursday of every month.

     

    Evening of Remembrance will take place at St. John’s Pastoral Centre, Waterford on Thursday 3rd November at 7.30 p.m. Facilitator: Ann O’ Farrell. A sacred space to honour family, friends and those who have died. You are invited to a time of prayerful reflection during this special month. The evening will include Scripture reading, personal prayer, silence and music. For more details contact 051-874199.

     

    Child Safeguarding The Annual Training Day for new local Safeguarding Representatives will take place in St. Oliver’s Parish Centre on Saturday 5th November from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. (Light lunch included). This course will be of benefit to all who work with children. Please give names to Fr. Hegarty, or to the Parish Office, as soon as possible.

     

    The Sacrament of Confirmation will be celebrated here in St. Oliver’s at 10.30 a.m. on Friday 31st March 2017.

     

    November – Masses for the Dead All during the month of November, we will be praying for our beloved dead. This year there will be a Triduum of Masses for the Holy Souls rather than the Novena which we have had up to now. The three Masses will be celebrated in the Day Chapel at 7.30 p.m. on Wednesday 2nd November, Thursday 3rd November and Friday 4th November. Please feel free to put names in the basket provided. There is no need to make an offering but any offerings received will be sent to priests in missionary countries.

     

    Welcome into our Christian Community Rebecca Michelle Hogan, Helen Boroch and Corey Dahill who were baptised last weekend.

     

    Eternal Rest to Ann Hally late of 125 Bianconi Drive and to Ray– Reynoldo Carballo late of 13 Auburn Square who died recently.

     

    Free Life Skills Seminar will take place at Place4u, 25 Gladstone Street, Clonmel on Thursday 27th October from 8.00 p.m. – 9.30 p.m. Build your confidence and self-esteem. Help in deciding on life choices for any age group. Contact Jim 087-2480779 or Mary 087-4407935 for details.

     

    Collection last weekend
    Envelopes – €509.45   Notes and Coin – €491.55    Thank You

     

    World Mission Sunday in this Year of Mercy
    Every Christian is a Missionary

    Pope Francis in his message for Mission Sunday this year says:

    “…All of us are invited to ‘go out’ as missionary disciples, each generously offering their talents, creativity, wisdom and experience in order to bring the message of God’s tenderness and compassion tothe entire human family. By virtue of the missionary mandate, the Church cares for those who do not know the Gospel, because she wants everyone to be saved and to experience God’s love.

    (…) In many places evangelisation begins with education, to which missionary work dedicates much time and effort, like the merciful vine-dresser of the Gospel (cf. Lk 13:7-9; Jn 15:1), patiently waiting for fruit after years of slow cultivation.

    (…) All peoples and cultures have the right to receive the message of salvation which is God’s gift to every person. This is all the more necessary when we consider how many injustices, wars, and humanitarian crises still need resolution.

    (…)May Holy Mary, sublime icon of redeemed humanity, model of missionaries for the Church, teach all men, women and families, to foster and safeguard the living and mysterious presence of the Risen Lord in every place, he who renews personal relationships, cultures and peoples, and who fills all with joyful mercy”.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • St. Oliver’s Parish Newsletter – 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

    October 13, 2016

    PARISH INFORMATION
    Priest of the Parish:  Fr. Michael Hegarty I.C.
    Deacon for the Clonmel Pastoral Area:   Rev. Lazarus Gidolf
    In Residence:  Fr. James Pollock I.C.
    Sister:  Sr. Mary Muckley   Tel: 6125235
    Parish Office: Open Monday – Thursday 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
    Office Closed on Friday
    Tel: 6125679   E Mail stoliver@eircom.net
    Parish Website: www.stoliverspc.org
    Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/stoliverspc
    Society of St. Vincent de Paul Helpline 052 – 6123878
    Local Safeguarding Representatives:  Margaret Waters 086-8917440 Fiona Stanley 087-9340382
    Bereavement Support: Tel 6125679

     

    Masses for Weekend
    Saturday 7.30 p.m.  Keith Doolan & Joseph Kennedy (Anniv)
    Sunday    9.00 a.m.  Daniel Gibbons (Anniv)    12 Noon  Kenneth O’ Donnell (Anniv)

     

    Anam Cara is holding its monthly Parent Evening on Monday 17th October from 7.30 p.m. – 9.00 p.m. in the Horse and Jockey Hotel. This event is open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether the death was recent or not. Anam Cara Services are available free of charge to bereaved parents.

     

    “Have Catholics lost their Courage?” Café Theology presents Petra Conroy of Catholic Comment in the Granville Hotel, Waterford on Tues 18th October at 7.30 p.m. Petra is a well known commentator on TV and Radio and a founder member of Catholic Comment which serves the Church and media. “Our speakers offer authoritative comment on news stories related to the Catholic Church, especially those issues which are often the source of debate or controversy in Irish media. We aim to shed light rather than heat. We communicate our values very clearly while respecting the goodwill, sincerity & intelligence of others”. An engaging speaker who will get you thinking. Come along and bring a friend.  Admission free, but donations welcome.

     

    Loreto Secondary School, Clonmel All 6th class girls and their parents/guardians are invited to an OPEN NIGHT on Thursday 20th October from 6.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m. Principal’s address 7.00 p.m. You will have an opportunity to tour the school facilities on the night.

     

    A Healing Mass will be held in St. Nicholas Church, Carrick on Suir on Thursday 20th October at 7.30 p.m. All are welcome.

     

    Liturgical Music Workshop with facilitator Mary Pedder Daly and accompanist Susan O’ Brien at St. John’s Pastoral Centre, Waterford on Saturday 22nd October from 10.00 a.m. – 1.30 p.m. Booking essential. Tel 051-874199. Cost €10 per person with music & light refreshments.

     

    Pilgrimage to Benevento, San Giovanni & Sorrento Fr. Michael Toomey is arranging a Parish Pilgrimage to Benevento, San Giovanni & Sorrento visiting Pietrelcina and Pompeii from 1st April 2017 for 5 nights including 2 nights full board, 4* hotel San Giovanni and 3 nights half board, 4* hotel Sorrento. Group leader: Fr. Michael Toomey.   Special Group price €789 per person. Bookings with Joe Walsh Tours.

     

    World Mission Sunday is being celebrated next Sunday 23rd October. The theme this year is: “Every Christian is a Missionary”. There will be a second collection after Communion. Those who have a Mission Sunday Envelope in their box of envelopes, please put in the basket.

     

    Remembrance Garden The Remembrance Garden at Toberaheena Well was officially inaugurated recently. Great credit is due to the members of C-Saw in collaboration with Clonmel & Cahir District Council, who are continuing to develop the garden. It is a place of peace where people who have lost loved ones through suicide will find some consolation in their grief.

     

    Eternal Rest to Dane Fogarty late of Highfield Grove and Elm Park, and to Indre Hennessy late of Kilganey who died during the week and whose funerals were in St. Oliver’s Church.

     

    Welcome into our Christian Community Ellie Lacey Power Doyle who was baptised last weekend.

     

    Collection last weekend
    Envelopes – €635.88   Notes and Coin – €477.12     Thank You

     

    Sharing the Good News

    We meet God, in the first place, in our family life. The family is sometimes referred to as the ‘domestic Church’. It is in this Church in our own homes that we have the first experience of being Christianand here we learn the beliefs and values that will inform our lives.

    Here too we have our first experience of prayer. A father or mother that teaches their child to make the sign of the cross, or to bless themselves with holy water as a reminder of their baptism, is doing something that will stay with their child for his/her entire life.

    Families must not wait for their child to go to school before introducing them to Jesus. At the child’s baptism, they committed themselves to being the first teachers of their child in the ways of faith.

    Parents may sometimes feel inadequate for this role and may need support and encouragement. They get this from the prayer and encouragement of the parish community and from the childrens’ teachers when they go to school.

    But the support and example of the wider family is also very important and grandparents have a very important role in passing on the faith. Parents and the wider family can learn much from taking an interest in what the children are learning in the catechetical programme in school.

    For children in primary school, the new Grow in Love programme, already introduced to Junior Infants and to First and Second Classes is particularly helpful.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • St. Oliver’s Parish Newsletter – 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

    PARISH INFORMATION
    Priest of the Parish:   Fr. Michael Hegarty I.C.
    Deacon for the Clonmel Pastoral Area:   Rev. Lazarus Gidolf
    In Residence:   Fr. James Pollock I.C.
    Sister:   Sr. Mary Muckley    Tel: 6125235
    Parish Office: Open Monday – Thursday 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
    Office Closed on Friday
    Tel: 6125679   E Mail stoliver@eircom.net
    Parish Website: www.stoliverspc.org
    Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/stoliverspc
    Society of St. Vincent de Paul Helpline 052 – 6123878
    Local Safeguarding Representatives:  Margaret Waters 086-8917440 Fiona Stanley 087-9340382
    Bereavement Support: Tel 6125679

     

    Masses for Weekend
    Saturday 7.30 p.m.  Minogue Family (Anniv)
    Sunday   9.00 a.m.  Jimmy Dalton & Baby Stephen (Anniv)  12 Noon Helen Casey (Anniv)

     

    Anam Cara Information Pack for Bereaved Parents Anam Cara would like to invite you to the launch of the new Information Pack for Bereaved Parents, at the Anner Hotel, Thurles on Tuesday 11th October at 11.00 a.m. A key resource developed by bereaved parents for bereaved parents after the death of a son or daughter. If you could RSVP your attendance to h.harkin@anamcara.ie or Tel 085-2888 888 by Monday 10th October.

     

    Launch of Patterns and Patrons – The Holy Wells of Waterford will take place on Thursday 13th October at 7.30 p.m. in the Town Hall Theatre, Dungarvan. Launch by Eugene Broderick.

     

    The Monthly Medugorje Mass will take place at Glencomeragh House, Kilsheelan on Thursday 13th October at 8.00 p.m. with Rosary, Holy Mass, Adoration and Prayers for Healing. All are welcome.

     

    Clonmel Lions Club are holding their Autumn Fundraising Event ‘Oktoberfest’ in Eldon’s on Friday 14th October. An evening of fun, food and music. All are welcome.

     

    A Public Rosary for Ireland will take place on Saturday 15th October at 4.00 p.m. at the Main Guard, Clonmel. Please join us.

     

    Barlo/Merriot Radiators Reunion will take place on Saturday 15th October at Clonmel Park Hotel at 9.00 p.m. The event is open to all ex employees over the last 50 years. Cost €20. Tickets on sale from Clonmel Park Hotel reception, or from Gabrielle Egan 087-2337334, Anna Dunne 087-6680662 or Willie O’ Regan 087-2032802.

     

    Child Welfare & Protection in Sport Basic Awareness Training facilitated by Tipperary Sports Partnership will take place on Monday 17th October at 6.00 p.m. at LIT Campus, Clonmel. Fee €15. For details see www.tipperarysports.ie

     

    Information about our Parish Members of the Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) distributed leaflets with this information to the newer houses in the Parish. Copies are available in the Church and we hope to make them available elsewhere also. Please take one and pass it on.

     

    Family Mass Thanks to all the children who took part in our Family Mass last Sunday and to Bríd Quinlivan for helping with the preparation. Please feel free to ask to have your family involved in these Masses. The next one is on Sunday November 6th at 12 Noon.

     

    Collection last weekend
    Envelopes – €708.26   Notes and Coin – €401.74    Thank You

     

    The Pope’s Intentions for October

    Universal: Journalists That journalists, in carrying out their work, may always be motivated by respect for truth and a strong sense of ethics.

    Evangelisation: World Mission Day That World Mission Day may renew within all Christian communities the joy of the Gospel and the responsibility to announce it.

     

    Sharing Good News
    Go out to the whole world; Proclaim the Good News. (Mark 16:15)
    The month of October is a very appropriate time to reflect on the duty we have as Christians to proclaim and share the Good News of the Gospel.

    Five years ago the new National Directory for Catechesis in Ireland was launched. It is called Share the Good News (SGN). Since then many initiatives have begun in various parts of the country.

    The new programme for religious education in Primary Schools called Grow in Love will soon be familiar to parents who have children in Primary School as they are asked to be involved in what their children are learning about the faith.

    We all need faith development or ‘evangelisation’.  Faith development is a life long process in which we deepen our appreciation of God’s wonderful love for us in Jesus Christ.  Jesus “calls us to live our lives inspired by his life, his truth, his way. We are never alone. Jesus brings us beyond ourselves into a whole new world of loving relationship with God, with our neighbour, with our community, with society and with all of creation (SGN,8).

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • St. Oliver’s Parish Newsletter – 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

    September 29, 2016

    PARISH INFORMATION
    Priest of the Parish:  Fr. Michael Hegarty I.C.
    Deacon for the Clonmel Pastoral Area:  Rev. Lazarus Gidolf
    In Residence:   Fr. James Pollock I.C.
    Sister:  Sr. Mary Muckley   Tel: 6125235
    Parish Office: Open Monday – Thursday 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
    Office Closed on Friday
    Tel: 6125679   E Mail stoliver@eircom.net
    Parish Website: www.stoliverspc.org
    Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/stoliverspc
    Society of St. Vincent de Paul Helpline 052 – 6123878
    Local Safeguarding Representatives: Margaret Waters 086-8917440 Fiona Stanley 087-9340382
    Bereavement Support: Tel 6125679

     

    Masses for Weekend
    Saturday 7.30 p.m.  Billy, John & Kathleen Kane (Anniv)
    Sunday    9.00 a.m.  Cissy Foran (Anniv)    12 Noon  Mary Kiely (Anniv)

     

    Eucharistic Adoration Retreat will take place at Glencomeragh House of Prayer, Kilsheelan on Sunday 2nd October at 2.00 p.m. Cost €10.  All are welcome.

     

    Saint Pio Prayer Group will take place on Monday 3rd October in St. Mary’s Church, Irishtown, Clommel. Rosary & prayers at 6.30 p.m. Mass at 7.00 pm for all petitions placed in the basket on the altar. All welcome.

     

    Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) A Meeting of the PPC will take place in the Priests’ House on Monday 3rd October at 8.00 p.m.  New members always welcome.

     

    Stroke Support Group Meeting for encouragement, support and advice for stroke survivors, family members and carers will take place at St. Oliver’s Parish Centre this Tuesday evening 4th October at 8 p.m.  Contact: Gemma 087-9129263.

     

    Lectio Divina Reflections on the Sunday Gospels to deepen your knowledge of the Word of God in the weekly Liturgy. ‘There is one particular way of listening to what the Lord wishes to tell us in His Word and of letting ourselves be transformed by the Spirit. It is what we call lectio divina’ Pope Francis. Please join the Sisters of Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus at St. John’s Pastoral Centre, John’s Hill, Waterford every Wednesday night at 7.30 p.m. (beginning on 5th October).  Donation €5 including light refreshments.  All are welcome.

     

    ‘Ireland and the Ending of Debate’ The Iona Institute invites you to a talk by John Waters on Thursday 6th October at Vienna Woods Hotel, Cork at 8.00 p.m. Admission free.

     

    First Friday Next Friday is the First Friday of the month. Sr. Mary and Fr. Hegarty will bring Holy Communion to the persons who have asked to receive it in their own homes. Please let us know if there is anybody who would like Holy Communion at home.

     

    Youth 2000 Retreat A retreat for young people between the ages of 18 and 35 will take place from Friday October 7th at 9.00 p.m. until Sunday 9th at 3.00 p.m. in new venue: De La Salle College, Waterford. This is the first time a Youth 2000 retreat will take place in this Diocese. The retreat is free but donations are welcomed.

     

    Congratulations to Michelle Nugent and Jozef Galko who celebrated their wedding in St. Oliver’s Church on the 23rd September.

     

    Welcome into our Christian Community Olly Peter Hahessy Condon who was baptised last weekend.

     

    Collection last weekend
    Envelopes – €569.37    Notes and Coin – €448.63     Thank You

     

    Day for Life 2016
    This Sunday, 2nd October is Day for Life. We pray: “All powerful God you are present in the whole universe and in the smallest of your creatures. You embrace with your tenderness all that exists. Pour out upon us the power of your love, that we may protect life and beauty. Fill us with peace that we may live as brothers and sisters, harming no one” (Pope Francis: Laudato Sí)    (www.dayforlife.org)

     

    October – Mission Month
    Theme for Mission Sunday, 23rd October ‘Every Christian is a missionary’
    ‘Go and announce the Gospel of the Lord’ Masses sometimes end with those words. They are meant for every Christian because every baptised person is sent tobe good news for others and bring good news wherever he or she goes.

    This year because we are celebrating the Year of Mercy there is a particular emphasis on being a missionary of mercy. Pope Francis says: ‘We need Christians who make God’s mercy and tenderness visible to people today’.

    We can all, in some way, practise the Corporal Works of Mercy: Feed the hungry; Give drink to the thirsty; Clothe the naked; Harbour the homeless; Visit the sick, Visit the imprisoned; Bury the dead.

    We can also do something to practise the Spiritual Works of Mercy: Instruct the ignorant; Counsel the doubtful; Admonish the sinner; Bear wrongs patiently; Forgive offences willingly; Comfort the afflicted; Pray for the living and the dead.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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