CHILDREN’S LITURGY GROUP – RESOURCES FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS TO EXPLORE THE GOSPEL WITH CHILDREN
On the second weekend of each month, the Kinsale Parish Children’s Liturgy Group prepare resources for parents/guardians to explore the Gospel with younger children (pre First Communion). Please find attached the resources for this Sunday’s Gospel. 11th Sunday Ordinary Time Cycle B – 13Jun21
Elizabeth O’Leary would like to thank everyone who sent Mass cards, good wishes and prayers during her recent illness.
NOVENA TO THE SACRED HEART
Thursday 3rd June to Friday 11th June (Feast of the Sacred Heart)
Masses live-streamed daily at 10.00am and 7.30pm from Sacred Heart Church, Cork.
Novena Masses will take place online only. All are welcome to participate through the webcam.
A gold chain was lost in the parish church on Saturday 15th May at 6.30pm Mass. Should anyone find it, please hand it in to the parish office or phone 021 4773821. Thank you.
GUIDANCE FOR DIOCESE OF CORK AND ROSS ON RETURN TO MASS
Bishop Fintan Gavin has issued guidance for the Diocese of Cork and Ross on return to Mass and public worship. Visit http://corkandross.org
CARRIGALINE BASED CHARITY MAKES INDIA COVID APPEAL
Carrigaline based charity Edith Wilkins Street Children Foundation India (EWSCFI) is working tirelessly trying to relieve the horrendous suffering of sick and dying Covid-19 victims – many of them children – in Darjeeling, India and seeking the support of the people of Cork and Ireland.
Donations can be made through the registered charity’s account at AIB Douglas Road, Cork sort code 934348, account no 21439006. You can also donate online at https://www.idonate.ie/edithwilkins79
IRISH HOSPICE FOUNDATION BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT LINE
Many people have experienced the death of someone they love during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Irish Hospice Foundation Bereavement Support Line, in partnership with the HSE, is there to provide connection, comfort and support for anyone grieving in these exceptional times. It is a national freephone service 1800 807077, available from 10am to 1pm, Monday to Friday.
TRÓCAIRE LENT 2021 CAMPAIGN
Every year Trócaire asks for your help during Lent to fund lifesaving programmes around the world. Families in South Sudan need your support now more than ever. Trócaire are appealing to you to continue your support this Lent. Resources, prayers and videos are available on www.trocaire.org and donations can be made to the Lent campaign in the following ways:
1. Donations and Trocaire Boxes can be returned to the parish office.
2. Online at www.trocaire.org
3. By phone: 1850 408 408 (ROI) or 0800 912 1200 (NI)
The contents of each and every Trócaire box, no matter how small, come together to make a significant difference. This virus knows no borders, but neither does our compassion.
SVP KINSALE AREA
The contact number for St. Vincent de Paul, Kinsale Area is 085 2186966
CLOSURE OF MYROSS WOOD RETREAT HOUSE, LEAP, CO. CORK
Myross Wood, the former Seminary and Retreat House run by the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart Order from 1946, finally closed its doors on the 17th August 2020. There is a narrative on YouTube, with video and photo montage, regarding the history of Myross Wood. The Missionaries of the Sacred Heart Order are looking forward to a new use for the property, in line with its recent history. Google YouTube and type ‘Myross Wood Retreat House’ in the search box.
DUNDERROW NATIONAL SCHOOL
Now enrolling for September 2021
Tel. 021 4774041
VIRTUAL MEDJUGORJE PILGRIMAGE
Visit Medjugorje every Wednesday and Sunday night at 8pm to take part in Rosary at the Blue Cross (Wednesdays) and Torchlight Procession (Sundays) via Joe Walsh Tours Pilgrimages Facebook page in company of Philip Ryan and Sean O’Shaughnessy.
KINSALE NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH
Applications for Pendant Alarm for the Elderly
Alarms are provided free. Only monitoring fee to be paid. Contact:
• Kinsale Neighbourhood Watch; or
• Your local Community Alert; or
• Kinsale Garda Station
COVID 19 SUPPORT LINE FOR OLDER PEOPLE
ALONE manage 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 seven days a week, 8am – 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024.
To volunteer your help, visit www.alone.ie
BIBLE STUDY ONLINE
There are currently two groups in the parish who meet online to study the Bible every week. These groups are ecumenical and meet for about an hour. One group meets on Wednesday mornings and the other group meets on Sunday evenings. Call David 0861727747 or Ger 0876775126 for more information.
BINGO AT THE FRIARY
Bingo at the Friary is cancelled until further notice.
MAKING INTERNET ACCESS SAFER IN OUR HOMES AND SCHOOLS
See ehtrust.org or es-ireland.com
FRIENDLY CALL CORK
A free phone call service for older people who are living alone and perhaps feeling lonely, isolated or vulnerable. The aim is to provide a listening service and offer direction to relevant support agencies and medical practitioners. Receiving a simple phone call a few times a week can make a huge difference to an individual who is living alone. If you or someone you know would like to find out more, please contact Brenda Barry on 021 430 1700 or 087 636 6407, email Brenda.Barry@partnershipcork.ie