Ss Peter & Pauls Parish...

Spring Time of Hope

Spring Time of Hope

A collection of work by Cluain Artists in Clonmel Arts Centre. The exhibition runs till 14th February. Cluain Training and Enterprise Centre 052 6125328

Active Retirement Group

Active Retirement group meeting on Thursday 24th January in the Resource Centre at 3pm.

Parish Meetings

Pastoral Council Meeting - Monday 28th January in 22 Gladstone Street at 7.30 pm

Ss. Peter & Paul’s Renovations

We are most grateful for the generosity of so many parishioners who have donated €156,095 towards the renovation of our Church. Total cost of renovations €875,000. Loan €500,000. Balance to pay €343,905. Last week donations of €500, €300, €100, were received.

Annual Church Unity

Octave of Prayer

Every year, in January, there is a special week of prayer for Church Unity. This year the Church Unity Octave is from January 18th to January 25th. A special service for Church Unity will be held on Friday 25th January in St. Mary’s Church, Irishtown at 7.30pm.

Marriage Preparation Courses

Marriage Preparation Courses for 2013 are as follows:

January - Sunday 27th January & Sunday3rd February,

February - Friday 22nd February and Saturday 23rd

March - Friday 22nd March and Saturday 23rd

April - Sunday 14th April and Sunday 21st April

Couples can book on line or contact the office on 052-6124144.

Cost €120.00 per couple (everything supplied including refreshments)

Dates for Confirmation Preparation Ceremonies

The Primary schools in our parish are now back in full swing after the New Year re-opening. Preparation for Confirmation has taken on fresh urgency for all those in 6th class. So, parents and perspective godparents please take note of the following dates –

Ceremony of Commitment - Wednesday, January 30th at 7.30 pm in Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church.

Ceremony of Light - Wednesday, February 27th at 7.30 pm in Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church.

Date of Confirmation for Ss. Peter & Paul’s Parish - Friday, March 8th, at 11 am in Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church.

Masses next Weekend (26th/27th January)

SS. Peter & Paul’s church

7.30pm: Jackie Delahunty (Months Mind)

11.00am: People of the Parish

12.30pm: Tommy Whelan (Anniversary)

Church of the Resurrection

10.00 am: Sean & Mary O’Driscoll (Anniversary)

Remember in your Prayers...

those who died recently...Sandra Fitzgerald, Boherduff and late of Stradbally, Margaret Murphy-George, Strabane, Maureen Hallinan (nee Fitzgerald) Powerstown, John Maunsell, Ard Fatima, Nicholas (Nicky) Purcell, Elm Park, Christy Ryan, Powerstown, Elizabeth (Bessie) Cunningham, Bianconi Drive, Nellie Cronin (nee Chester) Old Bridge,

those who died around this time last month...Mona LeBlanc, Marie O’Connor (nee O’Rourke), J.J. Ryan, Joseph (Joe) Martin, Sr. Alphonsus Walsh, Helene Hooton.

those whose anniversaries occur at this time...Paul Hogan, John Conran, Nora Kennedy, Sheila Corcoran, Bridget Fitzgerald, Burke Family, Roche Family, Bernadette Alyward, Breda Cashman, Patrick Kennedy, Edward English, Joan Cooke, James O’Reilly, Maureen & Jimmy McGrath, Patrick Hogan, Kevin Condon, Michael Boyle, David Cahill.

Rota for next Weekend (26th/27th January)

Readers

Ss. Peter & Paul’s - Team D - Richard Fellows, Michael Forrestal and Nicola Corboy.

Church of the Resurrection - Mary Terry

Eucharistic Ministers

Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church - Team A

Church of the Resurrection - Ann Laycock and Eamon Griffin.