Notices

Dates for the Sacraments of 1st Recollection, First Holy Communion and Confirmation 2022. 

Clonmoney School 

23rd February      1st Reconciliation                 19.00

2nd April              Confirmation                        11.00

7th May                First Holy Communion       11.00

 

 

Scoil na Maighdine Mhuire

8th March            1st Reconciliation                  19.00

7th May               Confirmation                   …


Synodal Pathway Meetings on-line via Zoom

It is planned to have 7 synodal pathway meetings on-line with the various pastoral areas in different groups.  These meetings will take place beginning on the week of January 16th and continuing on the following week.   Clergy and all members of the pastoral councils will be invited to join these introductory meetings, giving an explanation of…


Registration for reception of the Sacraments

A reminder to all parents of children hoping to receive the sacraments of First Reconciliation, First Holy Communion and Confirmation this year that all registration forms are to be returned to the Parish Office or to the Schools by Monday next the 17th of January 2022. Dates for these ceremonies will be issued before…

Mass Times – 6th of January – Feast of the Epiphany (Small Christmas)

Wednesday 5th of January

18.00 Newmarket on Fergus.

There will be no Mass at 10.00 Wednesday Morning.

 

Thursday 6th of January

09.00 Carrigerry

10.00 The Wells

11.00 Newmarket on Fergus.

 


Beannacht: A Blessing for the New Year 

“On the day when
The weight deadens
On your shoulders
And you stumble,
May the clay dance
To balance you.

And when your eyes
Freeze behind
The grey window
And the ghost of loss
Gets in to you,
May a flock of colours,
Indigo,…


Christmas Greetings

Christmas Greeting

Less than three months ago, a bit like Mary and Joseph I wandered into a small village, not in the hill country of Juda but in the county of Clare. While given a similar mission of helping to make Jesus present in this faith community, I can thankfully say that my experience…


Christmas Mass Times

Christmas Eve: 24th December

3.00pm – Carrigerry

5.00pm – Newmarket

7.00pm – The Wells

9.00pm – Newmarket

 

Christmas Day : 25th December

9.00am – Carrigerry

10.00am – The Wells

11.00am – Newmarket

 

Sunday 26th December                                 

9.00am – Carrigerry

10.00am – The Wells

11.00am – Newmarket

 

Christmas Octave: From…



Advent Prayer

Lord Jesus,
Master of both the light and the darkness,
send your Holy Spirit upon our preparation for Christmas.

We who have so much to do seek quiet spaces to hear your voice each day.

We who are anxious over many things look forward to your coming among us.

We who are blessed…


Advent Reflection

Advent Reflection – Gaudete (Rejoicing) Sunday

Christian joy does not mean living from laugh to laugh. No, it’s not that. Christian joy is not entertainment. No, it’s not that. It is something else. Christian joy is peace, a peace that is deeply rooted. Joy rooted in a heartfelt peace, the peace that only God can…