Ss Peter and Paul’s Parish, Clonmel

“Effective Meetings”

“Effective Meetings”

Diocese of Waterford & Lismore Office for Pastoral Development ongoing formation for Parish Pastoral Councils “Effective Meetings” Facilitated by Bernadette Rogers.

Most of us just about tolerate meetings. This workshop will explore how to make Pastoral Council meetings enjoyable, effective & productive. Bernadette Rogers provides training and development, facilitation and coaching to community and voluntary groups, small business and private individuals.

Thursday October 25th Park Hotel, Dungarvan @ 7.30pm

Wednesday October 31st Minella Hotel, Clonmel @ 7.30pm

Ss. Peter & Paul’s Renovations

We are most grateful for the generosity of so many parishioners who have donated £138,990 towards the renovation of our Church. Total cost of renovations €875,000. Loan €500,000. Balance to pay €361,010. Last week donations of €l,000, €100, €50, €30, €10 were received. Thank You.

Pioneer Total Abstinence Association

The Waterford & Lismore Diocesan P.T.T.A. Dinner and evening of music and dance will take place on Sunday 11th Nov in the Gold Coast Hotel at 2pm. Tickets are €25 .Please contact Denis on 052 6125090

November Novenas for the Dead

As always, November is the month of remembrance when we recall and pray for all our loved ones gone before us in death. Our Parish has two Holy Soul’s Novenas, one in the Church of the Resurrection at the beginning of the month and the other in Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church towards the end of the month.

The Novena in the Church of the Resurrection begins on Thursday, 1st Nov and continues at the 9.30am Mass each morning until Friday, 9th Nov, except Saturday, 3rd Nov when the Novena Mass will be at the 1pm Mass in Peter & Paul’s.

The Novena in Ss. Peter& Paul’s Church will run from Thursday, 22nd Nov to Wed, 30th Nov at the 1pm Mass.

Envelopes and lists for names of those remembered are available in both churches - offerings may be enclosed with the lists. Envelopes may be returned to the Parish Shop or put in the collection bags/baskets on Sunday.

New Rainbows Bereavement Programme for Children in Clonmel

Rainbows is a peer-support Programme to assist children and young people who are grieving a death, separation or other painful transition in their family. A new Programme will be running shortly in Clonmel for children aged 7-12 years. It is intended to commence in early November. For more information, please contact Naomi Burke, Clonmel Community Resource Centre, at (052) 6129143

Clonmel Area Parishes Social Evening

Social Evening with Dinner, Cabaret & Dancing in Hotel Minella at 7.30 pm Friday 26th October. Tickets €25

The Clonmel Grouping of Parishes invites all Parishioners from across Clonmel: Ss. Peter & Paul’s, St Mary’s, Irishtown, St Olivers, Powerstown/Lisronagh, Kilsheelan/Kilcash and the Friary to this special evening.

O’ Donoghues Clonmel are providing a FREE bus to bring all those attending to and from Hotel Minella. The Pick Up points are as follows:

7.00 pm Church of the Resurrection, 7.05 pm Bates Shop, 7.10 pm Ss. Peter & Paul’s , 7.15 pm St Mary’s Church, 7.20 pm Old Bridge

If you would like to donate a raffle prize we would be most grateful. Any raffle prize can be dropped into the Parish Shop. Thank you.

Mayors Fund 2012

Sponsored Walk on Sun 28th Oct. in aid of the Mayors Fund starting at 1 pm from St. Mary’s Church to Marlfield Village. Sponsorship Cards available from Mayor Billy Shoer-086 1518247.

If you wish to make a donation big or small please put in in an envelope and mark it Mayors Fund and drop it into the Town Hall or contact Mayor Shoer directly. Mayor Billy Shoer would like to thank all the people of Clonmel for their continued support of this worthy cause.

Masses next Weekend (27th/28th October)

SS. Peter & Paul’s church

7.30pm: Andrew O’Regan

11.00am: Nellie Dempsey

12.30pm: Paddy and May Quinlivan

Church of the Resurrection

10.00 am: People of the Parish

Remember in your Prayers...

those who died recently...John O’ Brien, London and Glenconnor, Dick Bolger, London and College St, Marian Pratt (nee Ryan), England.

those who died around this time last month...Irene Breen, Larry Pollard, Richard (Dick) Morrissey and Mary Skehan

those whose anniversaries occur at this time...Edmund Gavin, Alice O’ Neill, Mary Hogan, William O’ Keeffe, Mary, Frank, Agnes, Patrick & John Roche, Richard & Alice Faulkner, Elizabeth Forrestal, Denis Delaney, Martin Kennedy, Paddy Cunnnins, Johnnie Tobin, Madeleine MacGabhann.

Rota for next Weekend (27th/28th October)

Priest on duty - Fr. Ray Reidy, S.P.S., C.C.

Duty phone - 086 8121585

Parish office/ Bereavement group - 052 6122138

Readers

Ss. Peter & Paul’s - Team A - Sr. Bridie Mullins, Ned O’Dwyer and Helen Kiely.

Church of the Resurrection - Brenda McGrath.

Eucharistic Ministers

Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church - Team C

Church of the Resurrection - Annette Walsh and Mark Hampshire.