We are most grateful for the generosity of so many parishioners who have donated €137,39O towards the renovation of our church. The total cost of the renovations is €875,000. The loan is €500,000 and the balance to pay is €362,610. Last Week donations of £400, £200, £40, £25 and €10 were received.
The Autumn Collection for the Priests of the Parish will be taken up this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, 29th and 30th September. For those involved in the distribution of envelopes please note they are now available in the Parish Book Shop.
Anam Cara is a national voluntary organisation that provides bereavement support to parents after the death of their son or daughter. All online and face-to-face services are offered free of charge for as long as parents may need them. To raise funds to deliver these services, Anam Cara is organising a national bag pack on Saturday, 3rd November. Would you consider helping us out? We are looking for volunteers in your area for a couple of hours. Contact Clodagh on 01-4045378 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Charity bag pack
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is holding a fund-raising bag pack at Dunnes Stores, Clonmel on Friday, 5th and Saturday, 6th October. The Society is looking for volunteers who could give an hour or two on either day to help. Please ring O52-6123878 with your name and contact number and when you’re available. A rota will be completed and each person will be contacted with the details.
Area Parishes social evening
The Clonmel area parishes will hold a social evening with dinner, cabaret and dancing at Hotel Minella at 7.30pm on Friday, 26th October. The cabaret will feature Derek Ryan (baritone) and Deirdre Ryan (soprano) with accompanist Mary Rose McNal1y. Tickets at €25 are available from Ss Peter and Paul’s Book Shop, the Church of the Resurrection, the Friary Office and Marian’s Bookshop.
The Clonmel Apostolic Society are holding their annual display in Clonmel Library until this Saturday, 29th September.
Place4U Community Centre
The centre is open at Morton Street, Clonmel from Monday to Friday, 10am to 12.30pm. Tea, coffee, scones and snacks are available daily. For details of activities enquire at the Centre.
Masses this weekend (29th/30th September)
Ss Peter and Paul’s church
7.30pm: Michael Gibbons (Month’s mind)
11am: Paddy McQuillan (Anniversary)
12.30pm: John Corry (snr.) (Anniversary)
Church of the Resurrection
10am: People of the Parish
Remember in your prayers those who died recently including Irene Breen (nee Kennedy) Griffith Avenue; Larry Pollard, Kilnamack West; Richard (Dick) Morrissey, Anne Street and Mary Skehan, Grifith Avenue;
those who died around this time last month - Margaret Hallahan and M. O’Callaghan;
those whose anniversaries occur at this time - Mary Nolan, Larry O’Leary, Patrick Murray, Joe and Gerard Granville, Mary Carmel Kennedy and Aileen Kennedy, Alice McNamara, James Arnold, Maureen O’Brien, Margaret Burke, John O’Callaghan, Barbara Williams, James and Mai Prendergast.
We welcome Lexi Mai O’Donoghue, Jack Rowan Rossiter and Leah Chloe Marie Lavin who were baptised recently in the Church of the Resurrection.
We offer our congratulations and best wishes to the parents and godparents.
Rota for this weekend
Priest on duty - Fr. Ray Reidy, S.P.S., C.C.
Duty phone - 086-8121585, Parish office/ Bereavement group - 052-6122138
Ss Peter and Paul’s - Team A - Sr. Francis Helen, Mary Clancy and Rose Flanagan.
Church of the Resurrection - Gerry Flynn
Ss Peter and Paul’s Church - Team B
Church of the Resurrection - Bobby Walsh and Kathleen Griffin.