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Ballycallan, Killaloe & Kilmanagh News

Pentecost Sunday, 28th May 2023

Pray For Our Deceased Loved Ones


Peter, Margaret & Denis O’ Callaghan, Cork (Sat  6.30)

Fr. Nicholas Murphy & Maureen Daly, Killaloe (Sun 9am )

Margaret, Edward & Brigid Brennan, Ballyhendricken (Sun 10.15)

Philip Murphy, Ballyline (Mon 7pm)

John Phelan, Pottlerath (1st anniversary)

Brigid Lanigan, Graigue-Hayden

Anniversaries Next Weekend: No anniversaries booked

Cemetery Mass

The Ballykeeffe Cemetery Mass takes place, this Sunday, the 28th May at 7pm. 

Please arrive early

Please follow the instructions of the stewards and be mindful where you park  The road should not be blocked for traffic. 

There will be a gate collection taken up which goes to the parish and the maintenance of all the cemeteries.

Wednesday Prayer Service

We continue our prayer service at 7pm on Wednesday’s in Kilmanagh.  All are welcome to join.  It’s a nice time for quiet and some time with the Lord.


Mass for Exams

Next Thursday, the 7pm Mass will be held in Kilmanagh and offered for the students sitting exams from our Parish Cluster of Ballycallan, Kilmanagh, Killaloe, Tullaroan & Freshford.

All are welcome to attend and we wish all sitting exams, every good wish and prayer.  The Mass will be broadcast via the internet.

Queen of Peace Jubilee

On June 22nd, we will hold a special Mass to celebrate the golden jubilee of Kilmanagh Church.  Bishop Niall Coll will be the celebrant.  The Mass will be followed by refreshments and entertainment.  All are welcome to attend.

Baptism Changes

From June onwards, baptisms will be at 2pm on Saturday’s, and more emphasis on sharing a baptism date will be presented to families. 

Where a baptism  is booked on a particular Saturday, anyone else wishing to have a baptism on that weekend, will be asked to share that baptism. In practice, this means, whatever church has been booked by the first couple, that will be the venue for all baptisms that weekend.

Families who are not living in the parish, should have their child baptised in the parish where they live.

First Friday Visits

I will make my First Friday calls, Thursday, Kilmanagh & Killaloe, from 1.30pm onwards

Friday, Ballycallan, from 1.30pm onwards.

Do let those I attend know.  If you know of someone who would like to be included on my list, let me know.  Thanks.

Collection Bags Are Back

The collection bags have now returned.  The new system in Killaloe and Ballycallan is working well and thanks to everyone for their patience.

· Those in the front rows, please pass the bags from the front to the back.

· Those at the back, please place the bags, either in the backet (Killaloe), or on the hooks (Ballycallan), when finished.

· Please put your contribution into the bag when it’s passed around. 

· Please keep on using the weekly yellow envelopes provided, just put that into the bag at the offertory.  Many thanks.

St. Vincent de Paul

The May collection raised €442. Thanks to all who contribute and to al the volunteers that run the society.  They can be contact by using the number opposite, or by contacting Fr. Liam


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