Ss Peter & Pauls Parish Notes 13.01.18

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Ss. Peter and Pauls, Clonmel
Sunday 14th January 2018
Canon Brendan Crowley: 61 26292
Fr. Michael Toomey 61 23239

Remember Those Who Died Recently:
Geraldine Power (née O’Meara) Piltown and
formerly Cashel Road, Clonmel.
Kieran Hickey, Kilmacomma, Clonmel.
Mary Mackey (née English) Elm Park.
Lisa Lindy (née Porter) Ballypatrick, Clonmel.
Thomas (Tony) Buck, Heywood Close.
Tommy Finn, Ard na Greine, Clonmel and late Parkside, Carrick on Suir.
Tommy Landers, Aberdeen and formerly
Ballyporeen who died in Scotland.
Joan Ryan, Clerihan, Clonmel.

Months Mind of:
Michael Egan, Mary Hunt, Chris O’Reilly, Tom Grant, Andy Kennedy, Maudie Black.

Anniversaries of
Mary O’Connell, Gertrude Bowe, Kevin Condon, Alice O’Neill, Julia Walsh, Tim and Mary Curran, John McEvoy, John and Margaret O’Callaghan, Jeremiah Cotter, Alice Horan, Marie Grace, Richard Kennedy, Chris (Bunty) O’Dwyer, Jimmy Fennessy, Eamon and Vourneen Dwan, Tommy Greene, Elizabeth (Lily) Kelleher, Mary Ann Gleeson, Jimmy Cleary, Florrie Carri.

Masses this Weekend
Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church
7.30pm Michael Egan (Months Mind)
11.00am Kevin Condon (Anniv)
12.30pm Alice O’Neill (Anniv)
Church of the Resurrection
10.00 am People of the Parish

Masses Next Weekend
7.30pm Melia Boyle (Months Mind)
11.00am Jim O’Sullivan (Months Mind)
12.30pm John and Mary Conran (Anniv)
Church of the Resurrection
10.00 am Thomas Crotty and Mary Egan
(née Crotty) (Anniv)

Minsters 20th/21st January 2018
Ss Peter & Paul’s & Resurrection
Ministers of the Word: Team C
Extraordinary Ministers of H C: Team 3
Altar Servers : St. Peter’s.

PARISH INFORMATION
Confessions: Every Sat from 12pm to 1pm and 7pm to 7.30pm
Ministry to the Sick/ Nursing Homes : Mass at Melview Nursing Home. Sacrament of anointing of the sick on request. Sacrament of Holy Communion every First Friday.
Sacrament of Baptism: 5pm on the First Saturday of the month in Ss. Peter & Pauls and on the third Saturday in the Resurrection.
Sacrament of Marriage: Consult with one of the Priests to secure a date. Church and State Require at least 3 months notice.
Pre Marriage Course: It is strongly recommended to partake in a Pre marriage course organised by ACCORD (Catholic Marriage Advisory Council) for bookings and information contact 052 61 24144.
Masses: Peter and Pauls:
Vigil: 7.30pm Sun:11am & 12.30pm. 1 pm Week Days
Resurrection: 9.30 am Week Days and 10.00am Sunday.
Email: parishsspeterandpaul@gmail.com
Parish Radio: 107.9 FM
Bereavement Support:
SS Peter and Pauls offers a Bereavement Support Service that is free of charge and provided by a trained Bereavement Support Group from the Parish.
Confidentiality is Guaranteed.
Contact the Parish Shop 61 22138
Parish Office: 61 29404

Church Renovations:
Donations: €600
We are most grateful to so many parishioners and visitors who have donated €489,315 towards the renovation of our church which cost €875,000.
Donations: €200, €200, €95, €50, €50, €5.
Monthly Payments on our loan are €6,000
Balance to Pay: €10,685. Thank You.

Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
Leo Buscaglia

Safety Notice.
We would remind and encourage all who visit our churches, to keep all your personal valuables and bags with you at all times, especially if leaving your seat to light candles, or going to Holy Communion.

Anam Cara Tipperary, an organisation that supports bereaved parents, monthly Parent Evening on Monday 15th of Jan from 7.30pm-9:00pm in the Horse & Jockey Hotel, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Confirming Our Children This Week we welcome to the 7.30pm Mass our Confirmation Children and their families and teachers as they prepare for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Next Sun 21st Jan 2018 we welcome to the 11am Mass the Communion Classes.

We Welcome to our Parish and the Christian Community:
Rhys Noel Meaney, Loren John James O’Kelly, Conor Patrick Keane, Cailey O’Meara.
Congratulations to the Parents and God Parents.

Come and see Today is the 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees, and this years theme is Welcoming, protecting, promoting and integrating migrants and refugees. In his message to mark the day, Pope Francis spoke of our responsibility, as individuals, communities and Church, to welcome everyone, particularly those who have been forced to leave their home in search of a better future.
Every stranger who knocks at our door is an opportunity for an encounter with Jesus Christ, who identifies with the welcomed and rejected strangers of every age. This is a great responsibility, which the Church intends to share with all believers and men and women of good will, who are called to respond to the many challenges of contemporary migration with generosity, promptness, wisdom and foresight, each according to their own abilities.
Pope Francis has spoken often of our brotherly responsibility towards our fellow human beings, and how our welcome ought to be a response to the Lords supreme commandment to love the other, the stranger, as ourselves. We all have opportunities to do this in our communities. In today’s gospel Jesus invites the disciples to come and see where he lives. He welcomes them into his home and they stay with him for the rest of the day. The example of Jesus encourages us to be welcoming, to extend a warm invitation, and to spend time with others in friendship. Tríona Doherty

New Bishop of Ossory
We would like to congratulate Monsignor Dermot Farrell as the new Bishop of the diocese of
Ossory. We wish him well in his new Position

World Day of the Sick Sunday
11th February 2018
To Mary, Mother of tender love, we wish to entrust all those who are ill in body and soul, that she may sustain them in hope. We ask her also to help us to be welcoming to our sick brothers and sisters. The Church knows that she requires a special grace to live up to her evangelical task of serving the sick. May our prayers to the Mother of God see us united in an incessant plea that every member of the Church may live with love the vocation to serve life and health. May the Virgin Mary intercede for this Twenty-sixth World Day of the Sick; may she help the sick to experience their suffering in communion with the Lord Jesus; and may she support all those who care for them. To all, the sick, to healthcare workers and to volunteers, I cordially impart my Apostolic Blessing. Pope Francis

Ministers of the Word and Eucharist
New Rotas are available in the Sacristies. Please collect them at your convenience.

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE
A directive has come from the Bishop that due to the very serious outbreak of influenza at this time, it is now advisable that, for the next three months, we discontinue exchanging peace by the shaking of hands at Mass. An alternative method of exchanging peace is to use the custom of bowing to the other person, or to simply pause and pray for peace.
The handshake represents a low risk of spreading virus, but if people are uncomfortable about it, they can also use a smile or a bow. Those with flu symptoms are dispensed from their Sunday obligation to attend Mass. In such cases these people can honour the Lords Day by praying along with the Mass broadcast by Parish Radio, on Parish webcams.
SHARING THE CHALICE It is also strongly recommended we stop sharing the chalice at Mass at this time due to the flu. This is a far more easy way of spreading flu/ colds than handshaking. At this time, we would recommend that those who cannot receive the hosts come forward to the Altar with the Extraordinary Ministers after the Our Father is prayed, and receive the low gluten hosts available in both churches.

EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS
We would remind all Extraordinary Ministers for their safety to wash their hands before and after Masses as usual.
We thank our parishioners for their understanding and the Parish Council will continue to monitor this situation.

Active Retirement in Place4u. Re-opening on Thursday the 18th January.

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