18th August 2019 – 20th Sunday Ordinary Time (C)

Death:  We remember in our prayers Betty Hegarty, Mercier Park who died recently. We extend our sympathy to her family.

Monthly Holy Hour to pray for vocations:  Thursday 22nd August from 2:30pm to 3:30pm hosted by the Sisters of Charity, Saint Vincent’s Convent, Cork – all are welcome to join in prayer followed by tea/coffee.

Ursuline History since 1535 in ten objects taken from our archive in Cork – Monday 19th August 2:30pm at the Ursuline Convent, Blackrock.  The Ursuline Sisters were founded in 1535 in Italy and came to Ireland at the invitation of Nano Nagle in 1771.

Catechism of The Catholic Church Adult Studies
Beginning Tuesday 3rd September, 2019 7.30pm – 9.30pm.  These studies are open to all adults who wish to have a deeper understanding of the Catholic Faith For further details contact Mairin Ni Shuilleabhain on 087-7950325 or email catechism@corkandross.org.

The Alpha course is designed to give us an opportunity to talk about life and its meaning, to relax in the company of other people who have questions to ask or a story to share. Twenty-five people did the Alpha course in this parish from January to April.  They were universally positive about it.  Two Alpha courses will commence in September, on Wednesday evening September 11th at 7.30 pm and Thursday morning September 26th at 10.30 am.  Call or text 086-1522160 if you want more information or wish to do the course.