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Parish Newsletter 10/01/2021


Baptism of the Lord. First Sunday in Ordinary Time. 10/01/2021.

Please pray for Thomas Egan, Dromcollogher, Limerick; Rosemary Maybury Heard, USA and late of Aghadoe; Rob Griffiths, Bristol and Dunrine who died recently.  May they rest in peace.  

Masses for the coming week

Sat 9th Jan


Catherine O’Leary R.I.P Knocklebede

Mary O’Riordan Ballydribeen & formerly Cockhill & her grandson Ian O’Riordan R.I.P. Gneeveguilla

Sun 10th Jan


Michael and Teresa Brosnan R.I.P Knockacorrin

Tue. 12th


John Joe Lyne R.I.P. Knocklebede

Thur. 14th


Kathleen Guerin R.I.P. Old Church View.

Sat 16th


Batt & Nora McGlynn R.I.P. Milleen

Sun. 17th


Phil Johnson R.I.P. Killarney

Offertory Collection: €1,670.  Mile Buíochas.

Weekly Offerings: Thanks to everyone who joined us in prayer this Christmas season also to everyone who has donated, your continued support is greatly appreciated. All offerings and mass offerings for the priests can be handed in to the Parish Office during the week.

Adoration will take place this Tuesday from 10am to 6pm.

Franciscan Friary: The Friary Office will be operating on Monday to Saturday from 9.30am – 4.00pm daily 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. A card collection box will be available outside the office door. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament daily from 7.30am – 7.00pm.

New Church Guidelines: Due to new Covid 19 Guidelines all Masses will be behind closed doors and live streamed on the Church Webcam. The Church will be open daily from 8am to 8pm for private prayer, light a candle etc. Thank you for your patience and understanding throughout these difficult times.

Parish Webcam can be accessed at Please pass on the word to family & friends at home & abroad.

Covid 19: As we once again move to level 5 of the Government’s restrictions to control the virus, we think of our elderly and most vulnerable in our community. We ask you to be mindful of your family members and neighbours who may be experiencing hardship and anxiety and could avail of your help and support during these difficult times. We should also respect the measures put in place and adhere to all the regulations as it is only when we all pull together that we can overcome this pandemic. Ní neart go cur le chéile.

The COVID-19 Freephone helpline which is provided by the Kerry COVID-19 Community Response Forum will remain operational seven days a week throughout the New Year period. The confidential service, which is available on 1800 807 009, will continue to be available every day between 9am and 5pm for non-emergency supports and for advice and guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic. If anyone needs to arrange a delivery of supplies, if they require transport for essential purposes, or if they need to connect with any of the wide range of support services which are available, they can call the freephone number or text ‘SUPPORT’ followed by their name to 50555.

Kilcummin Rural Development Office: Due to Covid 19 restrictions the Office will be closed to the public until further notice. However we will still process the notes for the local press and newsletter, items can be emailed or dropped in the letter box. If you have any query or request, please contact John on 086-1579381 / email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bog Walk: With travel restrictions for recreation reduced, why not avail of the beautiful scenery and fresh air that our local Bog Walks have to offer. Walk Brochures are now available from the Post Office or by contacting John on 086-1579381. Suitable footwear is essential.

 Healthcare Staff Urgently Required: As we know, the Covid-19 situation has deteriorated significantly over the last week and the next few weeks are predicted to be the most challenging of the pandemic so far. As a result Cork Kerry Community Healthcare are urgently seeking staff to work in their residential settings. These residential facilities (community hospitals) and in private nursing homes are coming under pressure with a number of outbreaks in several residential facilities. They are now asking any healthcare staff (particularly nurses and healthcare assistants) who can assist in providing essential care in these facilities to come forward by contacting the HSE offices or any staff member.

Pieta House provides a free, therapeutic approach to people who are in suicidal distress and those who engage in self-harm - Contact 066 71 63660

Tune into Horizons on Radio Kerry every Sunday morning after 9.00am news The Religious Programme of the Diocese of Kerry. Comments and suggestions for programs welcome – just Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Senior Help Line is open every day of the year from 10am to 10pm. Our LoCall number is 1850 440 444 and no landline calls costs more than 30 cent irrespective of length. We are just a telephone line. But we seem to make a difference.

Kilcummin Parish Office Opening Hours: 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.

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