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Parish Newsletter 12/04/2019

Easter Sunday 12/04/2020

Please pray Seamus O’Connor, Kinsale & Killarney and formerly of Glounonea who died recently.  May he rest in peace.

 Putting your prayers and petitions before the altar: You are very welcome to send us your personal prayers and petitions by text on 087 3753400 or to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and we will print them and place them in a basket in front of the altar at the Cathedral. You are welcome to include your first name on the message, but they will be treated with confidence and will not be read aloud at Mass.

 Mass At Home - Kindly Spread The Word:

  • The Killarney Parish Radio and the Webcam on
  • Radio Kerry on Sunday morning during the Horizons religious programme at 9am (Mass will be at 9.30am).
  • RTE Mass is now being broadcast on the ‘News Now’ channel 21 on Saorview - that’s on weekdays at 10.30am. On Sunday mornings tv RTE 1 11am they have either Mass or Christian worship prayer.
  • EWTN Catholic religious station for broadcast Masses and prayers.
  • Radio Maria Ireland Saorview channel 210 - a lovely station of Mass, Rosary, prayers and conversations on religious topics.


Kilcummin GAA would like to remind fellow parishioners that if they themselves or someone they know need help or support during the current crisis you can contact the following helpline.  1800807009. or text support followed by your name and address to 50555. Kilcummin GAA club have a number of volunteers willing to respond to your need. We are here to help you STAY SAFE. Also we would like to extend our gratitude to all those who are working so hard to keep us safe and keep our country going.

Kilcummin Community Alert are available to help the people of our community in these uncertain times. For people who are vulnerable or who may have to self isolate in our community, who may need groceries, prescriptions or fuel collected we are here to help. You can contact us in confidence at 0876270677. We are also asking people to check in on their elderly neighbours and be there for them. Any volunteers wishing to help out please contact 0876270677. Ní neart go cur le le chéile. 

Illegal Dumping: All illegal dumping on our roadsides and countryside should be reported to Kerry Co. Council on 066 716 2000. Freephone: 1800 326 228. You can also download the app "See it Say it" to your mobile phone and report any illegal dumping there and then. Your help to curb this unsocial activity will be greatly appreciated.

Wishing all our parishioners a very happy, holy and safe Easter in these troubled times, graced by the presence of the Risen Christ.


 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

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.

St Vincent De Paul: Contact at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 06466 22668.

AWARE: (Depression Support) Helpline on 1890 303 302

Website at

Samaritans: Contact 116123. Web -

 Senior Help Line: Are you feeling lonely? Are there days when nobody calls? Would you like to share a worry? Call 1-850 440 444 mornings: 10.00am to 1.00pm, evenings: 7.00pm to 10.00pm seven days a week. You will be talking to an older person who will welcome your call. The cost is the price of a local call.


Easter Prayer

Dear Lord God, we thank you that you are a forgiving God,

 who wipes out all the wrongs from the past,

 and starts anew with us today.

Bring healing and comfort to those who are anxious,

 upset, lonely, or ill today;

 encourage those who help and care for them.

 May all who suffer be led from pain to peace.

We give you thanks for your loving mercy

 shown to us in Jesus Christ,

 who endured the suffering of the cross

 to overcome all that separates us from you,

and was raised up to new life.

Strengthen our faith in the victory of the cross

 and the hope of eternal life.

 Help us to grow in the life which does not end,

 in love and friendship with you,

 which lasts for ever;

 through your Son our Saviour Jesus Christ.


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