St. Mary’s Parish Irishtown Clonmel

Welcome

We welcome into the Christian Faith Community of St. Mary’s Kyle Christopher Slater, Glenoaks Walk, who was christened recently. Congratulations to parents P.J. and Jacqueline, godparents John and Priscilla, grandparents and extended family.

Comboni Missionaries

I would like to thank you wholeheartedly for the recent mission appeal. I felt very much at home in St. Mary’s, Clonmel, I appreciated your friendship, sharing and welcome. I would like to inform you that the collection for the Mission at the three Masses in St. Mary’s Church brought in €1,315. On behalf of the Comboni Missionaries I would like to ask you to thank all the people of St. Mary’s for their support and prayer for the Missions - Fr. Antonio Benetti Mccj.

Wedding Bells

Congratulations to Rosemary Bowe, Glenconnor and Eanna Stanley, Honeyview Estate who were married in St. Mary’s. Congratulations also to Cormac Walsh, Knockavilla and Roisin Burke, Ashgrove Lawn and College Avenue, who were married in Kilcash. We wish both couples many years of married happiness and togetherness.

Leaving Cert Results

We congratulate all the boys and girls from our parish who received their results last week. Our Parish Secondary School, Presentation received excellent results again this year. Well done to students and teachers.

Birthday Wishes

Congratulations to Bart McCarthy, Irishtown and Martina Cooney, Loughtally who celebrated significant milestones on their journey of life during our Pilgrimage to Lourdes.

Lourdes Pilgrimage

Our Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes went well. Present at the same time from Ireland were Portarlington Parish, St Paul’s Waterford, West Cork group, Augustinians Cork, Galway combined Parishes and Our Lady of Lourdes Dublin. The weather was great, with 40 degree heat. The French National Pilgrimage were present for the last two days of our Pilgrimage. Our group took part in all the ceremonies and were part of the International choir at the Blessed Sacrament and Torchlight processions. It was a really enjoyable and spiritually uplifting experience and we thank all who took part in the various celebrations. Special thanks to Jim Connolly, Nellie Power and Nellie McCarthy of the organising committee for all their work and commitment.

Diamond Jubilee Celebration

Congratulations to Billy and Mary Lynch, Abbey Road, who celebrated the 60th Anniversary of their wedding during our Pilgrimage to Lourdes.