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prayers please remember Frances Fay Foran, late of Kingslea, Grange. We extend our sincere sympathy to her loved ones, relatives, neighbours and friends. May she rest in peace.

MASS BOOKINGS for November & December may now be booked in the parish office. Opening hours Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10.30am – 12.30pm.

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Annual Mass of Remembrance St John’s Cemetery, Ballinrea.

St John's Cemetery

Death creates a heartache which in time will heal, love creates memories which death cannot steal.

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Easter Message from Fr Kevin & Fr Ben

2017-04-09 11.05.53

Shortly we will celebrate as the Christian community the central mysteries of our faith the death and resurrection of Jesus. In remembering the events of Holy Week, we are not just commemorating them. We are drawing strength from them and reminding ourselves of our core beliefs as Christians.

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Happy New Year

2017-04-09 11.05.53

As we go into 2018 we are entering an exciting time for the Church in Ireland as we prepare for the World Meeting of Families which is being held in Dublin from the 21st of August to the 26th of August. Pope Francis hopes to come for the concluding ceremonies of the event. May this event be a source of joy and renewal for all Christian Families in Ireland and around the

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Christmas Message


As we approach Christmas we look forward to celebrating with family and friends the birth of Our Saviour. May all who are travelling reach their destinations safely. We remember all those who will be working over Christmas especially those in the emergency services and those caring for the sick. For some it will be a difficult time missing loved ones who passed away or who will be away from home. We pray that the light of Christ will fill your lives with hope, love and peace.                                                                                                                                                                                       Fr Kevin & Fr Ben

Parish Bereavement Mass

Remembrance Table

Perhaps they are not the stars, but, rather openings in Heaven where the love of our departed ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy. (Eskimo legend)

The annual parish bereavement Mass was celebrated on Wednesday, November 11th at 7.30pm. The Mass was organised by the liturgy group of the parish assembly and was a very prayerful and moving experience. The Mass was offered for the repose of the souls of all our deceased loved ones, remembering especially those who had died within the previous twelve months in our parish, and for healing for the bereaved who grieve their passing

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Information on Parish Assembly 2017-2020

Church of the Incarnation

What is a Parish?
• A parish is not only a piece of territory defined by specific boundaries. It is also formed by people who have faith in Jesus Christ and who allow that faith to shape, inform and inspire what they do and how they live.

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40th Anniversary Mass of our church


To conclude the 40th Anniversary celebrations of our church a special Mass was celebrated on Sunday, the 4th of December, at 3pm by the Archbishop of Cashel and Emly, Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly, SMA. All donors and benefactors of the church were remembered in the Mass. Some of the former priests who served in the parish also concelebrated the Mass.

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Fr Christy’s Farewell ‘Do’ & Presentation


We finally got to say farewell and show our appreciation to Fr Christy as he returned to celebrate the 6.30pm Vigil Mass last Saturday evening (November 26th).

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Cork Ecumenical Secretaries


Cork Ecumenical Secretaries join Cork Muslim Foundation for Iftar Celebration at Blarney Street Mosque and condemn recent attack on Imam Ihab Ahmed

The ecumenical secretaries in Cork (representing the Catholic Church, the Church of Ireland the Methodist Church and the Presbyterian Church) were horrified to hear of and deplore the recent most dreadful attack on Imam Ihab Ahmed in Cork city this week. As Christians we firmly believe there is no justification for any act of violence carried out for sectarian or any other reason.

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