Items for the Parish Newsletter

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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. 

SYMPATHY: Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Michael Considine, (brother of Chrissie Curtin) London & formerly from Cragg, Kilmihil, who died during the week in London. Rest in peace.

Sat. 19th: Eileen Deloughery. 7:00 p.m.
Dodo Finucane.
Sun. 20th: Welcome to the Clare 250 Mile Cycle. 9:00 a.m.
Sun. 20th: Danny & Mary McMahon Glenmore. 10:30 a.m.

Mon. Tues. Wed Thurs. & Fri.: 10.00 a.m.
Sat.: 7:00 p.m.
Sun.: 10:30 a.m.

Read More: Parish Newsletter 12th & 13th May 2018

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: Saturday 19th May at 11a.m.

Sat 19th: Carmel Coughlan. 7:00 p.m. Sun.

20th: Deirdre Cotter. 10:30 a.m.

LEABHAR NA BEATHA: Táim in éineacht libh i gcónaí go dtí deireadh an tsaoil. – Matha 28:20.

ALTAR SERVERS: Team C will serve Mass next weekend.

OFFERTORY COLLECTION: for last weekend €760, thank you.

KILLALOE LOURDES INVALID FUND: Annual collection will be taken up next week-end (Second basket collection).

MASS & ANOINTING FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES & CHRONIC ILLNESSES; Ennis Cathedral Wednesday 16th May 2pm. Celebrant & Homilist: Bishop Fintan Monahan. All are welcome.

CLARE 250 CYCLE: will be in Kilmihil for 9am Mass on Sunday 20th May. Niamh and Lisa Glynn, John and Allyn Dalton and Darragh O’ Connell represent Kilmihil in this the 39th 250 cycle.

CLARE BRANCH OF THE IRISH KIDNEY ASSOCIATION: The Clare Branch of the IKA welcome donor families, transplant recipients & their carer’s, along with the general public to their Mass of Remembrance &Thanksgiving on Sunday 20th May at 11:30am Cathedral, Ennis.

KLLALOE DIOCESE PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES: Bishop Fintan Monahan will lead the 62nd Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes from Shannon Airport on Tuesday 26th June returning on Sunday 1st July. €695 full board for online booking at or €705 for paper booking. Special section for sick or assisted pilgrims at a reduced price. Full details from Fr Tom Ryan Pilgrimage Director 061-364133.

LOUGH DERG 2018: One Day Retreats continue on May 15th, 20th, 22nd, 26th, 27th & 28th. Advance booking is essential. Tel 071 9861518 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. why not take some time and space for yourself on Lough Derg this May? Three Day Pilgrimage Season begins on Fri 1st June.

THE WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES: “With The world meeting of families taking place on the 21st – 26th August 2018, the pastoral council as part of the celebrations, would like to bring together our community in pictures. Share with us what family means to you in a photo. Drop in your chosen picture to the parish office, before the 31st May 2018. Please do not drop in originals as they may not be returned”
Registrations and Ticketing
At the moment the tickets for the Festival of Families in Croke Park on Saturday Night and the Closing Mass in Phoenix Park on Sunday afternoon are not available on general release until consultations with the relevant statutory agencies on capacity, transport, security, safety and other issues are completed. When these tickets become available they will be free. In other words there is no change to the status on the general release of tickets.
Those asking about tickets should be reminded that they can avail now of their free ticket for the Festival of Families on Saturday night and Closing Mass on Sunday, if they book for one day at the WMOF2018 Pastoral Congress from Wednesday through Friday.
Registrations have increased again, now over 18,000 people have registered for the pastoral congress in the RDS. There will be somewhere between 10,000 – 12,000 international visitors to the WMOF2018.
WMOF2018 are celebrating the milestone of the 2,500th Volunteer. Up to 10,000 Volunteers are required around the events in August.
Here is the link for everything to do with registration and volunteering
Here is recent video interview on volunteering that is featuring on

KILMIHIL G.A.A./PARISH LOTTO: There was no Jackpot winner last week. Numbers: 4, 7, 21 & 25. Next week’s jackpot will be €2,800. The draw will take place Sunday 13th May at the Crossroad’s bar.

KILMIHIL ACTIVE RETIREMENT: Cait Lynch will be providing exercise/ relaxation classes at the Meadow - Mon. evening 14th May at 7:30pm. All welcome.

POSTAGE STAMPS: Please collect & drop them into the Parish Office.
Parish Office for the coming week: open Wed. & Thurs. tel: 086 8095965.

SIGNED MASS CARDS: available in Parish Office, contact: 086/8095965.