27th October 2019 – 30th Sunday of Year (C)

Safeguarding:  Communicating the Church’s safeguarding message and procedures is an important role of the safeguarding committee.  Our safeguarding plans, policies and guidance are on the Diocese website safeguarding page www.corkandross.org /safeguarding.  We have produced a safeguarding newsletter, available at the back of the Church, and an information leaflet on Human Trafficking will be available soon.

Deaths:  We pray for Liam Ó Draighneain, Green Lawn, Eddie Murray, late of Friars Road, and Maureen O’Reilly, Glasheen, who died recently.  We extend our sympathy to their families.

Feast of all Saints Friday 1st November. Vigil Mass on Thursday at 6.00 pm.  Masses on Friday at 10.00 am and 6.00 pm.

Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls Day) Saturday 2nd November, Mass at 10.00 am.

Remembrance Weekend 2nd & 3rd November. All Masses will be offered for our Dead remembering especially those who have died since November 2018.  Nightlights will be available at back of Church to light and place at the altar rails in their memory.   Remembrance Weekend is an opportunity to give thanks for the wonderful gift of family, kind neighbours and friendship.  All of us are shaped and influenced by what has happened in the past and during November we pray for those who have died and acknowledge their influence on our own lives.

Holy Souls Novena of Masses  Saturday 2nd to Sunday 10th November. An extra Mass at 6.00 pm each evening except Sundays.  Novena envelopes are available at the exit doors can be placed in the box at the altar rails.


3rd Nov. St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Tory Top Road at 2.30 pm.

Also at the following cemeteries:
2nd Nov. St. Oliver’s Model Farm Rd.
Mass at 2.00 pm
3rd  Nov. St James Chetwynd at 3.00 pm
St. Michael’s, Blackrock, at 3.00 pm
Rathcooney at 3.00 pm
9th Nov. St Mary & St John Church, Ballincollig
Mass at 12.00 noon
10th Nov.        St Finbarr’s Glasheen Rd at 2.30 pm
St Catherine’s, Kilcully at 3.00 pm
Douglas at 3.00pm
Don’t forget to pray at the Graves at the back of the Church

First Friday calls and First Saturday Anointing of the Sick will be deferred by a week until 8th and 9th November because of the Feast of All Saints (next Friday) and All Souls Day (next Saturday).

A Plenary Indulgence for the souls of the departed may be gained by visiting a church or oratory and there reciting an Our Father and the Apostles’ Creed between noon on November 1st and midnight on All Souls’ Day by all who confess their sins during the week before or after All Souls’ Day, receive Holy Communion between the 1st and 8th November and pray for the Pope’s intentions.  The faithful who visit a cemetery and pray for the dead may gain also gain a plenary indulgence once per day from Nov 1st to 8th, subject to the same conditions.

Our Lady of Fatima Rosary Prayer Group
Annual Procession around the Lough Sunday 27th October assembling at 2.30 pm at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, The Lough.  Adoration and Rosary. Procession at 3.00 pm, enrolment in the Brown Scapular after the procession at Benediction in the Church

GATHER for young adults each Tuesday. An opportunity to meet and explore aspects of faith and prayer. Tuesday evenings at 7pm at Mount Finbarr, Glasheen Road. Contact 0872209994 or email eavopost@gmail.com

Understanding Yourself, a Talk for Autistic Teens & Their Parents, for teens diagnosed with autism or Asperger’s. Bru Columbanus, Wilton, Saturday 2nd November12.00 – 14.00 pm. See Autism Training on www.konfidentkidz.ie

Marriage Enrichment Weekend for married couples of all, a private time to rekindle the joy of their love. The Lake Hotel, Killarney
Nov. 15 – 17.  See www.marriageencounter.ie, or phone 064-6644319 or 086-6095168.

Anam Cara Cork supporting parents is holding a Bereaved Parent Evening on 6th November at 7:20pm in The Clayton Hotel. This is a free event and open to all bereaved parents.

Cork Scripture Group Working to Renew the Church.  Fr Gerry O’Hanlon SJ on Saturday November 9th 2019 from 10.00am -1.00pm in the Sacred Heart Hall, Western Road, Cork.  Cost: €10  corkscripturegroup@gmail.com

Winter Time begins at 2.00 am this Sunday when clocks are put back by one hour.

Mission Month of October Thank you for your prayers and generosity on World Mission Sunday. Please know that your continued kindness towards World Missions makes transformative differences in the lives of people who are suffering. You can still support World Mission Sunday! Text the word ‘Mission’ to 50300 to donate €4, texts cost €4, and you can also donate online at www.wmi.ie/ donate. Go to www.wmi.ie to learn more about their work.

Ministries. We invite volunteers for Ministries in the Parish, as Ministers of the Word (readers), Ministers of the Eucharist, members of the Baptismal Team, of the Church Carers Team or of the Church Choir, or to explore other ways of being actively involved in the Mission of the Church in Turners Cross. Leave your name in the Sacristy or with one of the priests.

Best of luck to Nemo who play in the Senior County Football Final this Sunday.