Ss. Peter & Paul’s Parish Clonmel



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Peter’s Pence/Diocesan Needs Collection

Many thanks for your generous contribution to this annual collection. Your generosity, as always, is very much appreciated.

Active Retirement Association

Next meeting, Thursday, September 13. No meetings in July or August.

Senior Citizen Traditional Irish Party

St. Oliver’s Parish Hall, Thursday, July 12, 7pm to 10.30pm. Raffle, music, dance, food and drink. Admission free. Further information or to arrange transport, contact 086 3604447 SVP

Ss. Peter & Paul’s Renovations

We are most grateful for the generosity of so many parishioners who have donated €E131,394 towards the renovation of our Church. Total cost of renovations €E875,000. Loan €E500,000, Balance to pay €E368,606.

Ceóltas Irish Night

In the Park Hotel on Thursday, July 19, from 9pm with music group Seisiun.

All proceeds to Clonmel Carers Association. Tickets €E10 each from the Clonmel Carers office or on the night at the hotel

Fr. Colm O’Brien Memorial Cycle 2012

Fr. Colm’s Memorial Cycle will take place this year on Saturday, August 18. The cycle will start at Ss. Peter and Paul’s Church, Clonmel at 11am, travel from Clonmel to Tramore via St. Pauls, Lisduggan or alternatively you can cycle seven miles from St. Paul’s, Lisduggan, to Tramore.

We raised over €E10,000 last year for renovation work that was carried out in Ss. Peter & Paul’s, St. Paul’s and Holy Cross, Tramore. This year the proceeds will go to SVP.

Fr. Colm was involved with the SVP so we thought it fitting this year they benefit from Fr.Colm’s Cycle. For further details please go to or contact Lisa on 087 6153564 or David 087 7415999.

Sr. Helen Butler - Golden Jubilee

We congratulate Sr. Helen, Sisters of Charity, Clonmel, who recently celebrated her Golden Jubilee. Sr. Helen is a native of Clonmel, and is still very much involved in a pastoral care role in the Sisters’ Primary School. We celebrate her 50 years of faithful service, as a dedicated and committed religious sister.

Cancer Support Centre

The C.A.R.E. Cancer Support Centre at Wellington Street, Clonmel, will close for the Summer break on Friday, July 27 and re-open on Monday, August 27.

Masses next Weekend (July 14/15)

SS. Peter & Paul’s church

7.30pm: Kathleen Durack (Months Mind)

11.00am: Thomas White (Months Mind)

12.30pm: Nancy and Paddy Tobin (Anniversary)

Church of the Resurrection

10.00am: Paddy Foley (Anniversary)

Remember in your Prayers...

those who died recently...Michael Flynn, Mountain Road

those who died around this time last month...Francis Slattery, Dr. Gerard O’Reilly.

those whose anniversaries occur at this time...Joan, Jack, & Mary Slattery, Frank O’Neill, Liam O’Brien, David Nugent, Nicholas, Elizabeth, P.J. & Caroline Kelly, Eithne, George & Martin O’Brien, Pat Murray, Helen McGrath, Paddy McLoughlan, Gerry Murphy, Brigid O’Callaghan, Ronald Dawson, Ellen Shortt.

Rota for next Weekend (July 14/15)

Priest on duty -Canon Brendan Crowley, P.P.

Duty phone: 086 8121585, Parish office/ Bereavement group : 052 6122138


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

Church of the Resurrection - Sr Brenda

Eucharistic Ministers

Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church - Team C

Church of the Resurrection - Patricia Quigley and Catherine Noonan.


Sunday, July 15 - Trinity 6

8.30am - Holy Communion - Old St Mary’s, Clonmel

9.30am - Holy Communion Holy Trinity Church, Fethard

9.30am - Morning Prayer - St Paul’s Church, Cahir

11.00am - Holy Communion Old St Mary’s Church, Clonmel

Service every Wednesday at 10.30am in Old St Mary’s, Clonmel


Priests of the Parish: Fr. Michael Hegarty I.C. & Fr. Vinod Kurian Thennattil I.C.

Tel 6125679 Fax 6128071 Email

Sister: Sr. Mary Muckley Tel 6125235

Parish Office: Open Monday – Friday 9.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

St. Oliver’s Conference Vincent de Paul Helpline 0861025737

Eucharistic Adoration in St. Oliver’s Church Day Chapel on Mondays from 2pm to 8pm. (except Bank Holidays).

Welcome into our Christian Community Kian Patrick Corcoran and Tadhg Richard Veale who were baptised recently.

Weekend Masses

Saturday - 11.30am Martha McGowan late of Kilmacomma (Anniv), 7.30pm. Josie & Dinnie Talbot late of Old Bridge (Anniv)

Sunday - 9.00 am Andy Askins late of Ard Fatima (Anniv), 12.00 Noon Lily McNamara late of Honeyview Estate (1st. Anniv)

Bric-a-Brac and Cake Sale

A big thanks to all who helped to make the sale, a great success. A special thank you to those who got the Centre ready, to those who donated so many items for sale, to those who provided Cakes, Scones etc. In particular, we are grateful to those who were available to sell the items and to make teas etc. Thanks to all who donated Raffle Prizes, bought raffle tickets, and to those who organised the raffle. The total amount realised was: €E2,358.50

Raffle Results – Bric-a-Brac and Cake Sale:

1st. Prize: Angela Acheson - Hamper 2nd. Prize: Jimmy Bourke - DVD & Box Set

3rd. Mary Condon - Voucher Johnson’s Paint

4th. Cora Gentiles - Voucher for Dinner – Clonmel Park Hotel

5th. Catherine Freaney - Voucher Power’s Paint

6th. Joe Harris - Vase & Mirror - 7th. Jackie Barry - Voucher Planet Playground

8th. Katie Connolly – Voucher Tierney’s

9th. Anne Gearon – Shower lights & Bottle Wine

10th. Maura Delaney – Bottle Whiskey.


A pair of glasses were found recently at the Bric-a-Brac Sale. Ring 6125679 or call to the Parish Office.


Our thanks to everyone for their generosity in the collection for the Needs of the Diocese. If you have not yet handed in your envelope please use the envelope already provided in the Weekly Family Offering box and, for those who need envelopes, there are some at the back of the Church.

Knock Festival

The Knock Summer Festival will take place on Saturday, July 28, at Knock Shrine. It is a free event for all people between the ages of 17 – 30. For more info check out, or call 087 6927850

St. Vincent de Paul

The next meeting of St. Vincent de Paul will take place on Wednesday, August 1, at 7p.m. Helpline 0861925737 will be open for any emergencies.

St. Vincent de Paul Box is available on the side door to the Day Chapel next to the office door.

Youth 2000 Festival

Youth 2000 Summer Festival will take place at Clonmacnoise, Co. Offaly from Thursday 9 to Sunday. August 12. For young people aged 16 -35.

Free Buses available from around the Country. For more information, contact 01-6753690, email or book online:

IHCPT Lourdes Pilgrimage:

Since 1972, IHCPT has been taking young people with special needs to Lourdes at Easter. Applications are welcome from young people with: A physical disability or illness (age 9 – 30) – A learning disability (aged 11 – 30) a serious illness up to age 11 accompanied by a parent or guardian – Family Group. There are also places available for those who do not have a disability but whom The Trust believes would benefit from the experience of Lourdes.

Such applications should be accompanied by a written recommendation. Contact the Parish Office tel 6125679

Senior Help Line

Do you need someone to talk to? Senior Help Line is a confidential listening service for older people by older people for the price of a local call anywhere in Ireland. LoCall 1850 440 444. Senior Help Line is open from 10am to 10pm, 365 days a year.