Ss Peter & Pauls Parish Notes 03.02.18

by admin on 03/02/2018

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Ss. Peter and Pauls, Clonmel
Sunday 4th February 2018
Canon Brendan Crowley: 61 26292
Fr. Michael Toomey 61 23239

Remember Those Who Died Recently:
John Kennedy, Gloucester, England and formerly Old Bridge, Clonmel.
Katty Aylaward, Killusty, Fethard. (Mother of Christy Aylward, Ard na Greine).

Months Mind of:
Chris O’Reilly, Lalty O’Meara, Celia Condon, Tony Mullins, Tom Power, May Phelan, Kay Davey.

Anniversaries of
Phillip and Joan Shanahan, William Hyde, Kitty O’Brien, Mary Troy, Finian Daly, Lishea Gardner, Orla Murray, Pat Murnane, Peter Dougan, Eileen Cleary, Michael McCarthy, Skibereen, Edward (Eddie) Kelleher.

Masses this Weekend
Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church
7.30pm Chris O’Reilly (Months Mind)
11.00am People of the Parish
12.30pm Kitty O’Brien (Anniv)
Church of the Resurrection
10.00 am William Hyde (Anniv).

Masses Next Weekend
7.30pm Tony Mullins (Months Mind)
11.00am Billy Leo (Anniv)
12.30pm Anne Fanning (Anniv)
Church of the Resurrection
10.00 am Willie Berrigan (4th Anniv).

Minsters 10th/11th February 2018
Ss Peter & Paul’s & Resurrection
Ministers of the Word: Team C
Extraordinary Ministers of H C: Team 3
Altar Servers : St. Paul’s.
Please collect new Rotas.

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: €275
We are most grateful to so many parishioners and visitors who have donated €491,570 towards the renovation of our church which cost €875,000.
Donations: €150, €50, €40, €35.
Balance to Pay: €8,430. Thank You.

“Come and See” weekend for men discerning a priestly vocation, and it is open to all dioceses in the Munster region. The weekend will take place in the Pallotine College, Thurles on Friday 23rd February at 6pm and concludes on Saturday (24th) at 3pm.

Al-Anon If someone you love drinks too much
Al-Anon can help. Meetings take place at the Resource Centre, Kickham St, Clonmel on Tuesdays at 8pm each week. Meetings also take place at the Pastoral Centre, Irishtown, on Thursday at 8.15pm each week. You will be welcome.

The Monthly Medugorje Mass will continue at Holy Family Mission, Glencomeragh, Kilsheelan on Thursday night next the 8th Feb. beginning with Rosary at 8 p.m. followed by Holy Mass, Adoration and Prayers for Healing. All welcome .

Spring Wellness Afternoon with Dorothy Proctor and Sarah Covey on Sunday 18th February from 2pm to 5pm in St Oliver’s Parish Centre. Cost €30. Includes, Yoga, Meditation, Life Enhancing Exercises with Afternoon Tea. Contact 087 9235494 for information or to book a place.

Active Retirement in Place4u Next Meeting 15th February. Bus leaving Fennessy’s on Monday at 12.45pm for Table Quiz in Cahir.

Cancer Care Support Centre Mon – Thurs 9.30am to 4.30pm and Friday 9.30am to 2.00pm at 14 Wellington Street. 052 61 82667. 

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes: 60th AnniversaryThe annual diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place this year from 6th to 11th June.  Bookings are open at the Joe Walsh Tours office at St. John’s Pastoral Centre, John’s Hill,
Waterford.  You can contact Warren 051-878900. This is a special year in Lourdes, they are celebrating the 160th Anniv of the Apparition.  The Diocese of Waterford and Lismore are celebrating their 60th Anniversary.  Please join us for this special event in our Diocese.
Sick Pilgrim Info Clonmel Area John 0526123791

St Pio Prayer Group meet on the 1st Monday of each month and will meet on Monday 5th Feb in St. Marys Church. Rosary at 6.30pm with Prayers and Mass for all petitions in the basket at 7pm.

Free Asthma and COPD Adviceline
Speak to a specialist nurse over the phone about your or your child’s asthma or COPD. Free phone 1800 44 54 64 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday to book an appointment.

Active Retirement in Place4u. Next Meeting 1st February. Social Afternoon and Collection of Fees.
I am blessed to have so many great things in my life – family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily. Lil’ Kim

SAFETY NOTICE
Thank you to everyone who, during this flu season, took on board the Safety advice of the Bishop in the omitting the shaking hands at the sign of peace. The alternative of bowing or nodding to those around acknowledges the sign of peace and helps protect everyone. We continue to take medical advice and best liturgical practices at this time for everyone in our churches. 
Following on from feedback, we are happy to offer those who wish to take the low-gluten hosts from the main celebrant at every Mass during the distribution of Holy Communion. He will have a special separate section in the ciborium where these hosts will be available. Please let the Priest know as you approach if you wish to receive these hosts. Those with other requirements will continue to receive Holy Communion in the usual way by arrangement with the priest.

We Welcome to the Parish and the Christian Community:
Alexander Risteard Ó Donoghue, Kornel Kevin Kowalik, Nikodem Grenasiuk, Grace Marie Kelly
Congratulations to the Parents and God Parents.

SAFEGUARDING SUNDAY
As part of our on-going commitment to maintaining the highest standards of safeguarding in our parish, and in line with new legislation, which came into force on 11 December 2017, we are now asked to ensure all staff, ministers and helpers are vetted every four years in each parish. This is across our diocese and across many voluntary, sports and musical organisations and companies in Ireland due to the new legislation.
Every role in ministry potentially involves contact with children and /or vulnerable adults, and irrespective of the degree of such contact, the diocese requires all who are employed or who engage in volunteer ministry and works of service are Garda Vetted.
In order to ensure we are fully compliant with the law, we are this month, asking all those who work and serve in our church to complete 4 forms including a Garda Vetting Form. These forms ensure we have all the relevant required forms in line with this legislation. For those who have been ministering for some time, the referee’s are the priests of the parish and have been noted on this form already.
All ministers and staff have a letter for them in the sacristy or choir areas and can be collected today. Any that are not collected will be posted to people this week. Please ensure all relevant pages are completed, signed, and ticked where asked.
If you can send back the completed forms in the self-return envelope by Monday 19 February 2018, this will help us enormously to ensure our standards are maintained and will assist us greatly in the administration of this legal requirement.   
We appreciate that this may appear to be asking a lot but we know you also appreciate that our safeguarding standards and the legislation needs to be upheld to the highest standards possible.
 The forms only take about 10 minutes to complete and as we said only happens once every four years. If you have any queries, questions or concerns, please contact either Eileen in our parish office, or any member of the Safeguarding Team.
 We thank you for your on-going commitment and time in your ministry in our parish, and maintain the highest standards of safeguarding in our parish.

Next Sunday the 11th February is World Day of the Sick. It is also the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.

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