On Thursday last May 25th, Bishop Fintan confirmed 39 boys and girls from the parish in two ceremonies in Clooney and Quin. Congratulations and every blessing to all who were confirmed and to their families. 38 children received First Holy Communion in the parish on May 13th & May 20th. We thank our parish schools, our teachers and the staff
Bishop Fintan will lead our Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes from Tuesday 27th June to Sunday 2nd July. €809 is a special offer for the Killaloe Diocese.
Bookings to Joe Walsh Tours 01-2410800 www.joewalshtours.ie
Keeping it real at Pentecost
Pentecost is about the renewal of the spirit of all Jesus’s disciples – and that means us. As a sign of the great friendship between our Church and the Church of Ireland this Pentecost, the two bishops – Bishop Fintan Monahan and Bishop Michael Burrows have come together to give us a series of seven reflections and prayers. The reflections
June, which begins on Thursday is dedicated to the Sacred Heart. The first Friday of each month is a day of special devotion to the Sacred Heart. Mass will be celebrated in St. Mary’s Church Quin at 10am on Friday.
Special Collection for Education of Students for the Priesthood
This weekend the parish holds its annual appeal to support those training to be priests of tomorrow. The good news is that the Diocese
has three students currently discerning their vocation and this appeal helps support their formation, which takes a minimum of six years. A white envelope is included in your box of envelopes for this appeal. If you
Lord, you call us by our names. Help us to be confident in our own unique identity. To find opportunities to develop our specific gifts and our passions. Enable us to hear and recognise the call of Jesus in our lives, and those of others. Help us to find appropriate and life-giving ways to spread your Good News in a
Exam Mass at Knock Shrine
For all students preparing for exams and their families. Take some time out from your studies for a quiet moment to ask for God’s strength and guidance as you move through your exam period. Bring your pencil case to have it blessed. Mass June 5th, 7.30pm, Knock Basilica
May Month of Safeguarding
The Diocesan Newsletter on Safeguarding is available in all our churches again this weekend. This year the focus is on Vulnerable Adults in our community
The cut-off time for submission of notices for inclusion in the newsletter is Tuesday at 5pm. Notices can be emailed to [email protected]