Notices


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Annual Killaloe Diocesan In-Service

The Priests of the diocese will be on annual diocesan in-service in Loughrea from Sunday evening November 10th to Wednesday lunch time November 13th.  This is a very important time for priests to be together and engage in on-going personal and skill development.  It is hoped that all priests in active ministry would be completely free from pastoral engagements during this time.  A panel of retired priests have kindly agreed to provide emergency cover during these days, should the need

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Mission Sunday

This weekend, every Parish in the World will come together in prayer and generosity in support of the Missions. This year, World Mission Sunday is being celebrated this Sunday. In Ireland, World Mission Sunday is managed by World Missions Ireland. World Missions Ireland is the Church’s official charity for overseas mission. It is part of a worldwide network of 120 offices, under the co-ordination of the Pontifical Mission Societies in Rome. Together, they are responsible for the global coordination of

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Fr. Pat Murnane R.I.P.

The death has occurred in South Florida of Fr. Pat Murnane a native of Stonehall. Born in 1934, Fr Pat was ordained in 1960 and became one of dozens of Irish priests who went to Florida in the middle of the last century. He served at St. Juliana in West Palm Beach (1960-63), St. Coleman in Pompano Beach (1963-66), and St. Anthony in Fort Lauderdale (1966-68) before being appointed administrator of St. Helen in Fort Lauderdale (1968-78) and then pastor

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Day for Life:

The 2019 day for life is being celebrated this Sunday. The theme this year is domestic abuse. Copies of the bishops’ message are available at entrances to the Church. One in 4 women and one in 6 men experience domestic abuse in their lifetime. Almost 9 out of 10 women murdered in Ireland are killed by a man known to them. It is time to start talking and taking action. Find out more on www.dayforlife.org

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A Perfect Peace

 

To mark the canonization of Blessed John Henry Newman a book on Newman by Bishop Fintan Monahan will be launched on October 9th at 8.00 pm in the Canon O’Kennedy room, St. Flannan’s College, Ennis.  Introduction and welcome by Maureen Kelly.  Staged reading of some aspects of Newman. Choir of St. Flannan’s College.  Refreshments served.  All welcome.

 

 



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Another good year for Tidy Towns!

The work of Tidy Towns volunteers has brought Newmarket-on-Fergus to its highest ranking in the National Tidy Towns competition. Achieving 315 marks in the Co Clare Small Town Population Category C and coming second to Kilkee. Achieving 315 marks is an increase of 9 marks on 2018. Thank you to everyone who helped throughout the year, especially our Committee and Volunteers, Obair, residents associations, community groups, schools, homeowners and businesses. The adjudication report can be viewed on www.tidytowns.ie. Later this