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Parish Newsletter 11/10/2020


28th Sunday in Ordinary Time 11/10/2020

Please pray for Patrick (Paddy Rod) O’Donoghue late of Coolcorcoran; Richie O’Callaghan, England and formerly of Cloonteens who died recently.  May they rest in peace.

Masses for the coming week

Sat 10th  


Con & Mary Sheahan RI.P Rathanane

Sun 11th


Kathleen & Sean McCarthy R.I.P Glounacopple

Tues 13th


People of the Parish

Eucharistic Adoration from 10am to 6pm

Thu 15th


John & Margaret Cahill R.I.P Knockmanaugh

Sat 17th


Memorial Mass for Maureen McCarthy R.I.P. Toremore

Sun 18th


Johnny Tomo O’Sullivan R.I.P Lyreatough

Offertory Collection: €590.00. Peter’s Pence €145.00. Mile Buíochas.

All Masses on the Newsletter will be said behind closed doors.  All Masses are live-streamed at  You might pass on this information to people living in the Parish or away who may like to tune in. If you would like to book a Mass you can contact Siobhan in the Parish Office. Mass Offerings and weekly contributions can be handed in to the Parish Office.  We are very lucky to have our Web-cam installed before the lockdown.  Such means of communication has been most helpful when Churches were closed.  Our Church is open for Private Prayer from 8am to 8pm daily. Stay safe.

Invitation for new Parish Pastoral Council Members all ages and gender welcome. Please contact Siobhan in the Parish Office for more information or if you are interested in putting your name forward or would like to nominate someone else.

Adoration continues in Our Lady of Lourdes Church every Tuesday between 10am–6pm in the Main Church. New adorers are always welcome.

Diocese of Kerry Mission Month Online Event: “Solidarity in Mission Today” Join Missionaries as they share their experience of working in Africa and South America; Date: Oct.22nd 7.30pm to 8.20pm.  Register online at  For further information contact email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or phone 064 6632644.

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.

Evangelising Irish Culture: Eleven 25-minute talks online during October, see poster in Church Porch for full details. 

Kerry Mental Health & Wellbeing Festival takes place from Oct 10th – 17th. Free online, outdoor & radio events organised. Full details on & Facebook @healthycountykerry

Focus on Mental Health: Thank you for listening to Horizons at 9am on Sundays, and for tuning into Just a Thought Monday to Friday at 7.30am and 12noon on Radio Kerry.  We will have a special focus on Mental Health Oct 10th to 17th coinciding with Kerry Mental Health and Wellbeing Fest:

Family Rosary Crusade: Archbishop Eamonn Martin is asking families to pray the Rosary together for the month of October. On Sat Oct. 10th, the Hail Holy Queen Conference will be Live & Exclusive on Radio Maria Ireland, beginning with the Rosary from 12.30pm.  Guest speakers include Dana, Marino Restrepo, Fr Damian Polly, Fr Ruairi O’Dómhnaill, Fr Marius O’Reilly and more. On Sun Oct. 11th the Rosary on the Coast for Life & Faith in Ireland will take place.  This year we will again join in with many other countries from around the world.  We will gather on our coasts, at our Grottos, our Churches, our river banks, our homes, or wherever we can to pray the Rosary at 2.30pm.  Please do remember to observe Covid 19 guidelines.   See to see locations near you or to register a location.

Spiritual Wellness Adventure Tours taking in Killarney through the Dingle Peninsula. Our aim is to enter into the prayer life of the early monks as they wrapped themselves in the beauty of God’s creation, our common home. Through music, song and story we connect with these early spiritual masters in the Irish cradle of Christianity. Accompanied by: Deacon Thady O’Connor. Please ring Evelyn for more details on 087-9365383.

Anabla National School Clothes Collection: Anabla N.S will have a used clothes collection on Thur 15th Oct. Clothes can be dropped at the school from Wed. 14th Oct. Any donations would be greatly appreciated.

Bog Walk: Walk Brochures are available at the Rural Development Office.   Following recent feedback from walkers, we would very much appreciate if the following was observed by all;

(1) Bring your rubbish home with you and help keep this environment clean. (2) Keep your dog(s) on a lead when you come in contact with fellow walkers. This is a beautiful amenity in our Parish, and we should all strive to make it a clean and friendly place to enjoy. 

Kilcummin Rural Development Office provides a full Secretarial Service to all groups and individuals.  Assignments, Essays, Projects, C.V.’s professionally typed, confidentiality assured.  Other services include photocopying, laminating, e-mail, sending faxes paying your motor tax online and your property tax online.  Faxes to the Department of Agriculture for the movement of cattle can also be sent from the office.  Tel:  064-6643357 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

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