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First Sunday of Lent. 21/02/2021.

Please pray for Philip Cremin, Rathmore; Kathleen Corcoran, Fossa; Michael O'Rourke, Scartaglen & London who died recently.  May they rest in peace.  

Masses for the coming week

Sat. 20th Feb.

7.30pm

Maureen McCarthy R.I.P. Toremore

First Anniversary.

Sun. 21st Feb.

11.30am

Timmy & Abbie Culloty R.I.P. Lyreatough.

John O’Connor R.I.P. Knockataggle.

Tue. 23rd  Feb.

9.30am

People of the Parish.

Thur 25th Feb.

7.00pm

7.30pm

Stations of the Cross.

Connie, Noel, Bernice McCarthy, R.I.P. Glounonea.

Sat. 27th Feb.

7.30pm

Denis O’Sullivan, R.I.P. Glounacopple.

Joan & Patrick Lynch, R.I.P. Inchicullane.

Sun. 28th Feb.

11.30am

Sheila McCarthy, R.I.P. Inch.

Mary & John Breen R.I.P. Cockhill.

Offertory Collection: €415.00. Mile Buíochas.

A sincere thank you to all who continue to hand in your weekly envelopes and all other donations to Siobhan at the Parish Office or through the letter box at the Office, all mail is collected daily.  Your generosity in these difficult times is greatly appreciated and helps in the day to day running of our Parish.  

Parish Office. Opened Tues, Wed & Fri 10.00am – 12noon. Web:  Tel: 064 6643176/Mobile: 087 1339732, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

First Reconciliation & Holy Communion & Confirmation:  For parents of children preparing for First Reconciliation & Holy Communion, Dr Dan O’Connell of Mary Immaculate College Limerick will present a Webinar on Tuesday Feb 23rd at 7pm. To register for this event use the link First Communion - Journeying with your child

For parents of children preparing for Confirmation, Dr Patricia Kieran also of Mary Immaculate Collage Limerick will present the following Tuesday a Webinar on Confirmation on Tuesday March 2nd at 7pm. To register for this event use the link. Confirmation - Journeying with your child. Please spread the word to parents of children involved.  

Adoration every Tuesday from 10am to 6pm. New adorers are always welcome.

Franciscan Friary: The Friary Office is operating a POSTAL SERVICE ONLY due to government restrictions on Mon. to Sat. from 9.30am–4.00pm daily. A selection of cards which will include Easter & Exam Mass Bouquets and services can be accessed by phone, 064 6631066 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or post. No direct physical access permitted to the Friary Office. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament daily from 7.30am to 7.00pm.

A huge thank you to all involved in organising and preparing the distribution of the Blessed Ashes on Ash Wednesday. All 200 bags of ashes were collected from our Church. A great start to Lent. Mile Buíochas.

Trócaire Boxes are available in our Churche and we ask that you take one to your home. Thanks to your support, Trócaire works in over 20 countries across the world to relieve poverty and tackle injustice and support communities to live with independence and dignity.

Vacancy: A vacancy presently exists on the Kilcummin C.E Scheme for an Assistant in a Thrift Shop/Coffee Shop in Killarney town. It is for 19.5 hours per week. This is a development opportunity and no experience is necessary as full training is provided. Please contact your local INTREO office to check your eligibility. To apply please forward your C.V. for the attention of the supervisor to Rural Development Office by post or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Further info contact John on 086-1579381.

Killarney Library is currently closed due to Covid-19 Level 5 restrictions. A range of free online resources are available to all members 24 a day on www.kerrylibrary.ie. These online resources include eBooks, AudioBooks, digital magazines, digital newspapers, digital comics, eLearning for up to 500 courses, and language learning for up to 100 languages. eBooks and AudioBooks can be downloaded directly from the Kerry Library website using a PC/laptop. For members using an iPad/iPhone or Android tablet/phone, the BorrowBox app will need to be downloaded to the device from iTunes/Google Play Store. To keep up to date with online activities, all patrons can follow us on Facebook (KerryLibrary) and Twitter (@KerryLibrary). 

Kilcummin CCÉ would like to congratulate Tony O’Connor who received a special presentation from Kerry Comhaltas Co. Board, at their recent AGM, in recognition of his work as development officer of the new Dúchas building in Tralee. Tony was also commended on his work with Kerry Comhaltas down through the years. Comhghairdeas o gach duine. 

COVID-19 Support Line For Older People: ALONE has launched a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open Monday to Friday, 8am-8pm, by calling 0818 222 024. Hours may be extended to meet the demand.

Aware: (Depression Support) Helpline on 1890 303 302 www.aware.ie. Jigsaw Kerry: (Young Peoples Health in Mind) Contact 066-7186785 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Pieta House: Contact 01 6010000 or www.pieta.ie. Samaritans: Contact Freephone 116123 (24hrs) Email support: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Website: www.samaritansSt Vincent De Paul: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 06466 22668.

Reflection

Lenten Fast – with a difference

Fast from complaining

feast on appreciation.

Fast from negatives

feast on affirmatives.

Fast from shadows of sorrow

feast on the sunlight of serenity.

Fast from judging others

feast on the Christ within them.

Fast from discontent

feast on gratitude.

Fast from anger

feast on optimism.

Fast from suspicion

feast on truth.

Fast from thoughts that weaken

feast on thoughts that inspire.

Fast on promises that overwhelm

feast on prayer that supports.

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