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15thSeptember, 2019

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We welcome into God’s community, Naoise Clifford O’Dwyer, Knockanreigh who was baptised in Johnstown recently.

Masses this week
Monday Cooldorrihy 10 am
Wednesday NO MASS
Friday Johnstown 10 am

Eucharist Adoration


5.45 pm - 7.45pm


10.00 am - 2.00 pm


7.30 pm - 8.10 pm

Kilmichael GAA
Lotto 9th September: Jackpot €5,200; Numbers: 22-29-33-34; No Jackpot Winner. €50 Con O’Keeffe, Lissarda €25 each to Fionán & Naoise O’Dwyer, Jamie Lucey, Coppeen; Oliver McCarthy, Clonmoyle; Con O’Keeffe, Lissarda Next draw in Dromeys Bar, Dromcarra on Monday,16th September. Jackpot €5,350.

Johnstown choir
Johnstown choir practice 8pm on Wed 18th September for Mass Sun 22nd. New and old members welcome.

CPR course
We are thinking of running a CPR course if there is enough interest. It is a 3 hour course covering CPR in both adults and children, how to use a defibrillator, and choking in both adults and children. Contact Donie for more information on 0879175329.

Gougane Sunday on Sunday, 29th September. Rosary 2.30 pm; Mass 3 pm. Celebrant Most Rev Fintan Gavin, Bishop of Cork & Ross. Preacher Very Rev Anthony O’Mahony, PP Uibh Laoire.

The 30th Bengour Harvest Festival takes place on Sun 15th Sept in aid of cancer care, research & treatment. A great evening out for all the family. Threshing, vintage, live music, sports, side shows etc etc. Support appreciated.

Terelton Baby and Toddler Group meet every Monday in a Terelton Community Hall, 10am to 12pm,.
It's for newborn babies up to four years and is a great stepping stone
for kids preparing to move on to Playschool. Our group provides children with an environment in which they are able to play independently with other children, while still having the security of their parents close by which can be a great help in building a child’s confidence. It costs €4 per family and please bring a healthy snack and drink for your child. Tea, Coffee & biscuits provided for parents/carers. New members most welcome. Come along and enjoy a cuppa and chat. For more info please call Therese @ 0876221659 or Helen @ 0868728201

Macroom & District Lions Club presents the Morriston Orphieus Welsh Male Voice Choir In St Colman’s Church Macroom on September 15th @ 8pm.This is the Welsh choir’s second visit to St Colman’s. Their concert sold out quickly in 2014 & early booking is advisable. Tickets are available on 083-3040886 and from the Castle Hotel Macroom.

Padre Pio Day 22nd September Coach to Knock on Sunday 22nd September for Padre Pio day. Pick up in Dunmanway, Enniskeane & Bandon. Details and enquiries to 023-8849196 or 087-6167835.

There is a FAR refresher course coming up in Dunmanway on Sept 25th and 26th. This is a 2 day course to renew your far certificate if you are looking for this course please contact Noreen on 086 8986014 for more details

Cork Autism Conference 2019 - Autism: No Limits, Just Possibilities, Sunday September 22nd, Clayton Silversprings Hotel, Cork. The conference provides a unique forum for Parents, Families, Caregivers, Autistic Adults, Employers, Educators, Professionals, Agencies, Advocates and anyone with an interest in autism. More info here: or call 089 239 8900

West Cork Older Adult Team are running a Family Carer Training Programme in the St. Michael’s Resource Centre Bandon, for family carers of people with dementia. Beginning on October 2nd (7.30 – 9.00pm), this five week programme will include speakers from psychiatry, psychology, speech and language and social work. There is no attendance charge but advanced booking is essential. For booking/ further information, please contact Dr Siobhan Shine, Senior Clinical Psychologist, (086) 0449538 or e-mail

Cork Scripture Group Title: Matthew’s Gospel: The Prophecy Fulfilled Facilitators: Dr Rosalie Moloney, Lorna Downey, Fr Seán O’Sullivan and Phil Mortell
Mondays 7th, 14th, 21st Oct and 4th Nov from 7.30 – 9.30 p.m. in Scala Centre, Blackrock (opposite Blackrock Castle). Saturday Workshop: Working Together to Renew the Church, A Biblical View Facilitator: Fr Gerry O’Hanlon S.J. Sat Nov 9th from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. in Sacred Heart Hall, Western Road Cost: €50 [for the 4 nights and Saturday workshop] For those who wish to attend the workshop only, the cost will be €10.To book a place or find out more please email

Second Collecitons 2019
20th January Diocesan Needs (1)
27th January Parish Debt - January
10th February Lourdes Invalid Fund
24th February Parish Debt - February
3rd March Spring Dues
10th March Irish Bishops Commissions
17th March St. Patrick’s Day
31st March Parish Debt - March
14th April Diocesan Needs (2)
19th April Holy Places
21st April Clergy Collections - Easter Sunday
28th April Parish Debt - April
12th May Parish Pastoral Services
19th May Parish Debt - May
26th May World Meeting of Families
23rd June Parish Debt - June
30thJune Peters Pence
14th July Diocesan Needs (3)
28th July Parish Debt - July
15th August The Assumption
25th August Parish Debt - August
22nd September Parish Debt - September
29th September Priesthood Education
6th October Autumn Dues
13th October Diocesan Needs (4)
20th October Propagation of the Faith
27th October Parish Debt - October
17th November Marriage Support
24th November Parish Debt - November (last debt collection for 2019)
25th December Clergy Collection - Christmas

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