Items for the Parish Newsletter

This page contains the most recent Kilmihil Parish Newsletters please click on the read more links to see the full newsletter content.

Items for inclusion in the parish newsletter should be submitted by 12pm on the Thursday before publication is due. Items can be emailed or dropped into the Parish Office in the Meadow Centre. 

MASSES: .                  

Sat. 17th:           Nicola, Colum, Marie & Fin Callinan.       7:00 p.m.                          

SATURDAY 17th MARCH IS ST. PATRICK’S DAY:  Vigil Mass on Friday 16th March at 7pm – Mass Saturday at 10:30 a.m.


Mon. Tues. Wed & Thurs.:          10.00 a.m.

Fri. & Sat.:                                  7:00 p.m.

Sat. & Sun.:                             10:30 a.m.

Read More: Parish Newsletter 9th & 10th March 2018


Sat.17th:             Geraldine Downes.                    7:00 p.m.                                                                              

Sun.18th:          Marian Pender.                         10:30 a.m.


EASTER PILGRIMAGE GROUP (LAST REMAINING SEATS) TO FATIMA 28th MARCH TO 2nd  APRIL 2018:  for 6 days ex Dublin, Led by Fr. Kevin O’Boyle.  €599 pps includes Hotels (Town Centre Fatima) Flights, Buses and Food.  Mass: Saint Anthony’s Church in Lisbon   Stations of the Cross and mass in Fatima.  For Brochure contact: James Treacy 0860572216 or 061 921470


TIME FOR A NEW CHALLENGE?  Volunteer as a Facilitator with ACCORD Catholic Marriage Care Service;  If you feel that you have something to offer to couples who are preparing for the Sacrament of Marriage and you are willing to give up some voluntary time to train in this area then we, in the ACCORD Ennis Centre, would be delighted to hear from you.  Certificate in Marriage Education accredited by Pontifical University, Maynooth.  For further information please contact us at:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mobile 085-2358384 before Thursday 29th March, 2018


ALTAR SERVERS:  Team C will serve Mass next week-end

TRÓCAIRE ENVELOPES :  available in the church porches.

KILMIHIL APOSTOLIC WORK: Our annual display will take place in the Community Hall after Sat. eve & Sun. Masses March 24th & 25th. If you wish to donate a sacred vessel in memory of a loved one, or in thanksgiving for life's blessings, please contact Lena: 9050236 or Bernie: 9050220. The name of the deceased who is to be remembered will be engraved on the sacred vessel and he or she will be prayed for by whichever missionary priest receives your gift. We would appreciate it if you would take the time to visit the display on those dates.

KILMIHIL FINANCE COMMITTEE:  Meeting on Wednesday 14th March at 7pm in the Meadow.  All members please attend.                                              

PASTORAL COUNCIL:  Meeting Wednesday 14th March at 8pm in the Meadow. All members please attend.

KILMIHIL G.A.A./PARISH LOTTO:   There was no Jackpot winner last week. Numbers: 9, 12, 17 & 23.  Next week’s jackpot will be €12,000. The draw will take place Sunday 11th March at Daly’s.

KILMIHIL ACTIVE RETIREMENT45 CARD DRIVE: Tues. nights 8.00pm at the Meadow all welcome. 

HOST FAMILIES NEEDED.   EIL (Experiment in Intercultural Learning) are extending their foreign exchange student programme to include St. Michael’s Community College. EIL exchange students come from all over the world, for a minimum of three months, to gain first-hand experience of Irish culture and education.  If your family is interested in hosting one of our students, from end August 2018 for a minimum of three months, then please contact Pauline Maguire on 087/6235651.(weekly payment applies).

KILMIHIL ATHLETIC CLUBTraining each Wednesday & Friday at 6.30 p.m. at St. Michael’s Community College.  All are welcome.

 57th WEST CLARE DRAMA FESTIVAL:   Doonbeg Hall from Sat 10th - Mon 19th March.  Adjudicator is Geoff O'Keeffe. Adm: Adults €12, Children €6. 

WEST CLARE MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION: wishes to invite everybody to the launch by John BurkeElevate Founder of:  PIECE OF MIND.  An information Booklet on Mental Health - highlights the services available.  Date: Thurs 15th March 2018 at 6pm  Venue: Kilrush  Community Centre,.  Refreshments served from 5.30pm.


THE JOE SHOW: On 20th April Paschal Brennan with his 7 Piece Band will perform the Joe Dolan Tribute show in Knockerra Hall, tickets: €20.To Book call 089 2412943.




Ms Helena Connolly, Fr Seamus Enright and Fr Laurence Gallagher from the Redemptorist Mission Team will lead our Parish Mission from Sun 11th March to Friday 16th March.


 Masses and evening Mission celebration will be as follows:


Sunday 11th March

11am               St Kieran’s Church                 Family Mass

7pm                 St Mary’s Church                   Opening of Mission : 

                                                                       A celebration of Community Life


Monday 12th March

7am                 St Kieran’s Church                 Morning Mass

10am               Both Churches                       Mass for Primary Schools

8pm                 St Mary’s Church                    Mission Service

                                                                       Keeping Faith and finding Hope today


Tuesday 13th March

7am                 St Kieran’s Church                 Morning Mass

10.30am          Labasheeda Comm Centre      Mass with Sacrament of the Sick

8pm                 St Mary’s Church                   Mission Service

                                                                       Cherishing Home and Family


Wednesday 14th March

7am                 St Mary’s Church                   Morning Mass

8pm                 St Kieran’s Church                 Mission Service

                                                                       Healing our Woundedness


Thursday 15th March

7am                 St Mary’s Church                   Morning Mass

8pm                 St Kieran’s Church                 Mission Service

                                                                      The Church of the Future


Friday 16th March

7am                 St Mary’s Church                   Morning

8pm                 St Kieran’s Church                 Mission Service with Mass

                                                                       A people of Memory and Hope



Parish Office for the coming week:  open Wed. & Friday tel: 086 8095965.