10th February 2019 – 5th Sunday Ordinary Time (C)

Christ Calling His First Disciples

 Anointing of Sick on Monday 11th February, “World Day of Prayer for the Sick,” and Memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes, after the 10.00 am & 6.00 pm Masses (note extra Mass).   Refreshments in the Parish Centre on Monday 11th February, courtesy of the Parish Assembly after the 10.00 am Mass.  Consider offering a lift to a housebound neighbour or friend.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes Collection to be taken up at all Masses this weekend 9th/10th February subsidises individuals whose health and/or means would otherwise prevent them from travelling to Lourdes. It also subsidises the travel of essential care personnel.

 Death:  We pray for Sheila Golden, Friars Road, who died recently.  We extend our sympathy to her family.

Alpha Course
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The Turner’s Cross Parish Alpha Course continues on Wednesday evenings in the Parish Centre from 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm for ten weeks until April.   We pray that this course will be a source of grace to the participants and for the Parish as a whole.

Ministers of the Word may collect their Rota from the Sacristy.

Vacancy for Receptionist/Secretary Cork and Ross Pastoral Development Office, Ballyphehane – Must be eligible for CE scheme – 19.5 hours per week.  Contact Nellie Crowley on 021-4345583 or Fr Charlie 021-4537474.  Please send cv and cover letter to southsidetdl@eircom.net

Cork & Ross Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2019 10th – 15th June – 5 nights Full board.  Booking forms for pilgrims available from: Joe Walsh Tours, 117 Patrick Street, Cork, telephone: (021) 4277959.  Enquiries for Special Sick/Assisted Section should be directed to the Pilgrimage Director, V. Rev Canon James O’Donovan, Parochial House, Ballinlough, Cork, telephone (021) 4292296.
If you would like to participate in this pilgrimage as part of a Turners Cross Parish Group, please give your name to one of the Priests.

The Parish Assembly:  meeting this Monday 11th February in the Parish Centre at 8.00 pm.

Faith Encounters in the Gospels on Tuesdays 12th, 19th and 26th February.  Coffee at 10:30 am, session 11:00 am to 12:15pm at the Pastoral Development Office, Ballyphehane – facilitated by Sr Karen.  Book your place on 021 4537601.

Including visits to Assisi & Monte Cassino, and Audience with Pope Francis. Spiritual Director:  Canon Martin O’Driscoll. Contact Premier Travel at 021 – 4277700

Anam Cara West Cork, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Bereavement Information Evening on Tuesday, 19th February at 7:20pm in the Munster Arms Hotel, Bandon, a free event and open to all bereaved parents. RSVP to info@anamcara.ie before Monday 18th February or call 085 2888 888.

Christmas Thanks
Trocaire wishes to thank the parishioners of Turners Cross for buying Trocaire gifts to the value of €1,178 this Christmas. Congratulations and thank you.

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul wishes to thank all those who contributed to their Christmas Collection which amounted to €3,925 in addition to the many gifts left at the altar.  Well done and thank you.