December 5th 2004 – 2nd Sunday of Advent

Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Wednesday 8th Dec. – Holy Day of Obligation
Mass Times:  Vigil Tuesday 6 pm.
Wednesday: 8 am, 10 am, 12 noon.

Christmas Concert
Wednesday 15th December 2004

Majella Cullagh, Soprano

Breffni Horgan, Tenor

also featuring The Garda Choir, The Wilcollane Singers
& The Cork School of Music Sinfonietta Orchestra
Tickets €20 on sale in Parish Office, Pro Musica, Oliver Plunkett St, Veritas Bookshop, Carey’s Lane.

Parish Christmas Card
There has been a big demand for the Parish Christmas Card and Christmas Triduum Mass Card  —  available in the Parish Office after Mass today and during the week.
The Triduum of Masses will be offered on 23, 24, 25 Dec.

Christmas Day Swim
in aid of the Restoration Fund
If there are people who would like to be part of the Swim — contact Fr. John or Fr. Kerry.
Sponsorship Cards available in the Parish Office after Mass today and during the week.

Santa is installed in our Church this weekend. He has a basket full of letters, one for each family. This year Santa wants to help the St. Vincent de Paul Society. In his letter he gives us some ideas of how wee too can help. Bring your gift next weekend and place is in Santa’s basket.

A Musical Celebration of the Nativity
presented by the Transition Year Students of Christ King Girls Secondary School on Thursday 9th Dec. at 7.30 pm in the new School Hall. All are welcome. Tickets at the door.

The Voice:
The new Irish Family Newspaper is on sale at the back of the Church. Price €1.

St. Vincent de Paul: Christ the King Conference
covering Turners Cross & Ballyphehane Parishes.
The Conference wishes to thank people of the Parish for their sustained moral and financial support over the years, especially at Christmas. You have enabled the Conference to help many people in need in our community. The Christmas collection will take place on next Sat./Sun. 11th/12th Dec. All monies donated will be used in the Parish for Christmas hampers, toys and coal.
The following is the income Dec. ‘03–Nov. ‘04 from St. Finbarr’s Hospital & Christ the King Church €15,566.
It was spent on relief to people of the Parish: Christmas Vouchers, Coal, Home Management Furniture, Education, TV Rentals, Home Repairs, Shoe Vouchers, Hairdressing, Food, Family Relief, Rent, Holidays.

We remember in our prayers those who have died recently: Eileen Connolly, Fr. Matthew Rd., Vera McNally, Friars Walk, Chris Mahon, St. Ann’s Park. Ciss. O'Connell,
O'Connell Ave
We extend our sympathy and prayers to their families.

Tramore Athletic FC
Congratulations to our youths who won the AUL League Cup final defeating Mayfield 2-1 at Turners Cross last Tuesday night. Man of the match: Craham Cummins.

Credit Union AGM
The Annual General Meeting of Comhar Creidmheasa Chríost Rí Teo.will be held in Scoil Chríost Rí Hall, Evergreen Rd. at 8 pm. on this Mon. 6th Dec. Each member is urged to attend. –  with identification.

Senior Citizens Christmas Party
Turners Cross Senior Citizens Party will be held in Nemo Rangers Club on Saturday Dec. 18 at 7.30 pm. Names to be given in to the Parish Office or Nemo during the week.

Lotto Results: Every Monday night after the Lotto results are published on the Parish Website:

Numbers drawn:  13,  16,  20,  25.
€35 CASH
B. Allen,   V. O’Regan,   E. Murphy,   M. Creedon
THIS WEEK’S JACKPOT :     €2,950
Turkey Vouchers    T. Davies, K. Maloney
Promoters Prize    S. Leonard
Last week’s net “take”       €2,712
Last week’s second Collection       €1,200
Annonymous donation    €100
Old Money still welcome. Box at back of Church.