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18th March, 2018

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Fr. Pat O'Donovan, PP - 083 1750947

We welcome into God’s community, Aoibhín Siobhán O’Brien, Kielnarovanagh who was baptised recently in Toames.

Masses this week
Monday Cooldorrihy - 10 am
Toames - 10 am
Friday Johnstown - 10 am
Eucharist Adoration
5.45 pm - 7.45pm


10.00 am - 2.00 pm


7.30 pm - 8.10 pm
26th March
Mass Cooldorrihy 10 am
28th March
Mass Toames 10 am
Holy Thursday
29th March
Mass of the Last Supper
Johnstown 5 pm

Mass of the Last Supper
Cooldorrihy 8 pm

Trócaire boxes to be returned

Confessions after Ceremonies
Good Friday
30th March

Day of Fast and Abstinence

Collection for Holy Places at all Ceremonies

Stations of the Cross and
Veneration of Cross and Holy Communion
Toames - 12 noon
Confessions afterwards

Stations of the Cross and Veneration of Cross and Holy Communion
Cooldorrihy 3pm
Confessions afterwards

Passion Reading, Veneration of Cross and Holy Communion Johnstown - 7.00pm
Confessions afterwards

Holy Saturday
31st March

Mini Easter Vigil
Cooldorrihy 6.30 pm

Easter Vigil
Toames - 8.00 pm

Easter Sunday
1st April
Mass Johnstown 10 am
Mass Toames 11.30 am

Kilmichael GAA
Lotto 12th March -
No Jackpot Winner.
€50 - Tadhg & Geraldine Cotter & family, Carrigboy
€25 - Jamie Cronin, Carrignacurra
€25 - Maureen Dromey, Dromcarra
€25 - Dermot Foley, Rosnakilla Next Draw: Monday, 19th March in Dromeys Bar Dromcarra. Jackpot: €15,000

Parish Debt collection next weekend.

Trócaire boxes at back of church.

Change of time NEXT WEEKEND - clocks go forward.

Palm Sunday is next Sunday Do This in Memory children will read the Passion in Johnstown and Toames.

Terelton Friendship Club
Tuesday next, 20th March reschedule of DVD evening of Scriocht Night in Castle Hotel 2017 - 2pm to 4 pm.
Quiz night Friday 23rd March at centre at 8.30 pm in aid of Rapid Response. Your support gratefully appreciated for this worthy cause.

Fundraiser for Defibrillators
Coffee morning/Cake sale being held in Terelton community centre on Sunday, 8th April from 10 am. Two Defibrillators being purchased for the parish - one will be at John & Eileen Collins, Kilmichael Bar and other at Foleys, The Five Roads, Terelton. Donations of baking greatly appreciated. Hall will be open from 9 am to receive same. Contact Angela 085 2048392 or Noreen 086 0605305. Raffle will be held on the day.

St. Enda's NS Parents Association Clothes Collection
"Do you have wardrobes full of clothes you no longer wear, old curtains or bedclothes gathering dust? St Enda's N.S. Parents Association will be gathering such items for our clothes collection over the coming months. Please contact Yvonne Galvin on 086-3574449 or Mary O'Farrell 086-8188757 who will be happy to arrange collection of same."

Tablequiz in aid of West Cork Rapid Response is being held in Dromeys Bar, Dromcarra on Friday 23rd of March @ 8.30pm. €20 per table, 4 per table. Please support.

Dromleigh NS PA
are holding their annual Easter Walk on Sat 24th of March @12pm. Register for quiz trail at the school, €5pp or €8 for team of 4. The 2km circuit is suitable for little bunnies in buggies, 5km circuit is suitable for older bunnies who must be accompanied by an adult. As usual,
a bake sale will be held in the school from 11am, entries will also be accepted at this time for the Easter bonnet competition. Refreshments & goodie bags will be provided in the school afterwards but participants are asked to bring their own drinks for the walk in order to reduce litter along the roadside. Your continued support for this event is much appreciated, as always. 

Tirelton National School
Enrolments are now being accepted for children starting school in September 2018. Forms are available from school at 026 46362 or can be downloaded from website

St. Enda's NS, Kilnadur
Enrolment forms for school year 2018-2019 are now available from the school.  Contact 023 8855051 or email:

Dromleigh N.S. is now accepting applications for enrolment for September 2018 and following years. Enrolment forms are available from the school at 026 46212 or email Catch up with activities at the school on our website

Pilates classes with Niamh Kenny, are re-commencing on Wednesday 28th March 2018 - Improvers class at 7.30 pm and beginners at 8.30pm. Bookings to Eileen on 086 1937537.

Book by Anna May McHugh - ‘Queen of the Ploughing, My Story’

West Cork Citizens Information Service will hold an information event in Macroom on the topic of SUSI Grants and other financial supports for students. The event will be held in the Citizens Information Centre, South Square, Macroom, on Tuesday the 20th March &Thursday the 22nd of March from 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 7 pm.

Macroom CDYS are running a well-being programme for mums. Facilitated By Dr Dermot Casey & Elaine Breen. This is not a parenting programme but a safe space for mums (or grandmums) to come together and talk. If you need any further details please don't hesitate to get back to me. It will run for 6 weeks, commencing 11th April in Macroom CDYS and it will be a first come first served basis. Please find flyer attached. If you know of anyone that would be interested please forward to them. Tel: 0831699095

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service will hold a Blood Donor clinic in
The Parkway Hotel, Dunmanway
Tuesday 20th March, 5pm – 8.30pm
Wednesday 21st March, 3pm – 5pm & 7pm – 9pm

On behalf of The Irish Blood Transfusion Service Please pass on our thanks to all who contributed to the running of this Clinic. 278 Donors attended our Blood Donor Clinic in The Riverside Park Hotel. This generosity and commitment to helping others is very much appreciated.

SMA Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2018
Organiser & Spiritual Director : Fr Hugh Harkin SMA. Dates: 17th - 22nd September 2018. Cost : €739 per person sharing. HOTEL ROISSY- five minutes walk from the Grotto. Price includes Flights 5 Nights Accommodation, All Meals, Airport Tax and free comprehensive Insurance. Contact: Fr. Hugh Harkin @ 021 4292871

Aer Lingus / Tuskar Rock Airplane crash 50th Anniversary Mass on 25th March at 12 noon in Church of the Assumption, Ballyphehane. All welcome.

PUT THE DATE IN YOUR DIARY. We are delighted to announce a date has been set for the 9th Annual Liz Lucey Memorial Run. It will take place on the 8th July 2018 in Inchigeela. This year we hope to have even better prizes and events for all. More details to follow.

Good Friday National Holy Face Public Prayer Vigil
A public prayer Vigil will be held in each County in Ireland at 12.00 noon – 1.00 PM. on Good Friday, 30th. March. This Vigil is in reparation to the Holy Face of Jesus for the Nation of Ireland. Pope Francis has asked that we ” return to the Face of Christ ” “Everyone who acknowledges me publicly here on earth, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven.” Matt 10:32 This Vigil will take place in Inchigeela from 12 noon to 1 pm. For details, call or text Mary O'Leary (086) 3787400

Second Collecitons 2018
6th January The Epiphany
21st January Diocesan Needs (1)
28thJanuary Parish Debt - January
11th February Lourdes Invalid Fund
25th February Parish Debt - February
4th March Spring Dues
11th March Irish Bishops Commissions
17th March St. Patrick’s Day
25th March Parish Debt - March
30th March Holy Places
1st April Clergy Collections - Easter Sunday
15th April Diocesan Needs (2)
29th April Parish Debt - April
13th May Parish Pastoral Services
20th May Parish Debt - May
27th May World Meeting of Families
24th June Peter’s Pence
1stJuly Parish Debt - June
15th July Diocesan Needs (3)
29th July Parish Debt - July
15th August The Assumption
26th August Parish Debt - August
23rd September Parish Debt - September
30th September Priesthood Education
7th October Autumn Dues
14th October Diocesan Needs (4)
21st October Propagation of the Faith
28th October Parish Debt - October
18th November Marriage Support
25th November Parish Debt – November (last debt collection for 2018)
8th December Immaculate Conception
25th December Clergy Collection - Christmas
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