Ss Peter & Pauls Parish Notes 02.12.18

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Ss. Peter and Pauls, Clonmel
Sunday 2nd December 2018
Canon Brendan Crowley: 61 26292
Fr. Michael Toomey 61 23239

Remember Those Who Died Recently
Mary Lonergan (née Dempsey) Heywood Heights and formerly, Kilsheelan.
Anna McQuillan (née Healy) Powerstown Rd.
Pauline Williamson (née Dillon) Elm Park.
Helen Murphy (née O’Keeffe) Ardfinnan and late Kings Close, King St, Clonmel, sister of parishioner Frank O’Keeffe (ex The Crescent).
Ellen Quinlivan (née Noonan) Ballingarrane North.
Peggy O’Connell (née Walsh) Wilderness Grove.

Months Mind of:
Vincent Walsh, Kathleen Browne, John O’Dwyer, Noel Kehoe, Jimmy McHale, Séamus McGrath.

Anniversaries of
Seán Greene, Joe Joe Carey, Jack and Madge Byrne, James Carroll, Sophie Burke, Peter Molloy, Elizabeth and Maurice McGrath, Tom and Cathy Clyde, Mary Fortune, Noel Harris, Mary Anne Dalton, Nora Farrell, Patrick Farrell.

Masses this Weekend
Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church
7.30pm Vincent Walsh (Months Mind)
11.00am Joe Joe Carey (Anniv)
12.30pm Jack and Madge Byrne (Anniv)
Church of the Resurrection
10.00 am People of the Parish

Masses Next Weekend
Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church
7.30pm Betty Bermingham (Months Mind) and Jim Bermingham (Anniv)
11.00am People of the Parish
12.30pm Chris O’Reilly (Anniv)
Church of the Resurrection
10.00 am Andrew and Bridget McGough and deceased Family Members (Anniv)

Minsters 8th/9th December 2018
Ss Peter & Paul’s & Resurrection
Ministers of the Word: Team A
Extraordinary Ministers of H C: Team 1
Altar Servers : St. Paul’s

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.
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
V de P:052 61 23878

Active Retirement: Next meeting will be on Thurs 6th Dec in Place4u. Final meeting for 2018.

BEST WISHES to the Church of the Resurrection Choir who are leading the singing on RTE 1 TV Mass this Sunday at 11am.  The Mass is the St Vincent De Paul Mass and is being broadcast live from the RTE Studios in Dublin. Local Man Kieran Stafford is National President of the SVP organization this year.

St Pio Prayer Group: will meet the first Monday of each month and will meet this Monday 3rd December. Rosary and prayers at 6.30pm. Mass at 7pm for all petitions placed on the Altar.

Divine Mercy: Divine Mercy Devotions will be held in Ss Peter and Pauls on Friday 7th December at 3pm.

Monthly Medugorje Mass: The monthly Medugorje Mass will continue at Holy Family Mission, Glencomeragh, Kilsheelan on Thursday night next the 14th December beginning with Rosary at 8 p.m. followed by Holy Mass,
Adoration and Prayers for Healing. All welcome.

Secular Franciscian Order Advent Retreat This Sunday 2nd Dec from 2pm to 5pm in the Friary Hall. Refreshments available.

Coeliac Condition: Low-gluten hosts are available from the main celebrant. The hosts will be in a separate part of the ciborium. 

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Mount Melleray: On this Sunday 2nd December Ian Callanan, a well-established Irish composer will be at Mount Melleray to present a workshop on his latest collection As Nighttime Falls.  On that day the monastic community will sing Vespers for the First Sunday of Advent at the earlier time of 3:15pm in the Abbey Church and the workshop, which will take place in the Lodge/Reception building, will be begin at 4pm.  It will conclude by 6pm and there will be light refreshments served after which Night Prayer for Sunday from As Nighttime Falls will be sung together with the monastic community at 6:30pm.  Events will conclude by 7pm. As this is the beginning of Advent it might provide a suitable opportunity to take a few hours away at Mount Melleray. Cost is €10. Book 058-54404

Do you need help? SVP can offer support when you need it .Talk to us in confidence. A little help at the right time can make a difference 61 23878.

Irish Catholic Bishops online interactive Advent Calendar for 2018 will go live on this Sunday 2nd December the First Sunday of Advent. The calendar is offered as a resource to parishes, schools and homes. It will feature prayers, daily acts of kindness, information on the season of Advent as well as daily reflections, thought for the day pieces and the words of Pope Francis. They kindly invite you to live Advent this year using our resources.

SS Peter and Paul’s Church
Annual Christmas Festive Concert
Sunday 9th December at 8pm.
Tickets €15.
Featuring: The Clonmel Concert Band, Derek Ryan, The Gaudeamus Choir and Soloists.
Compere: Máire Nic Gearailt
Tickets available at Marians Bookshop, O’Connell St., and the Parish Shop.

Students will be at all Masses this weekend to promote the Pope John Paul II Award and raise funds towards our Parish Services TV project, in which we hope to have the service available in the New Year – broadcasting live Masses and services around the world.  This weekend is the last weekend we can sell the poinsettias as we have to place the order on Monday. Many thanks to all who have contributed so far and given donations in the envelopes appeal.

First Friday
Next Friday, 7th December is the First Friday of the month, a day when we bring Holy Communion to the sick and housebound of our parish. Contact one of the priests or ring the Parish Shop 61 22138 if you or someone you know needs a call.  Please note: Fr Michael will be making his First Friday calls on the Holy Day Saturday 8th December.

8th December The Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Mass Times:
Friday 7th December:
Vigil 7.30pm SS Peter & Paul’s
Saturday 8th December:
9.30am Church of the Resurrection
1pm Ss Peter & Paul’s
Please note the 7.30pm Mass on Saturday 8th December is the Vigil Mass for the 2nd Sunday of Advent. 

Our 6th Class students from the Sisters of Charity will be at the 7.30pm Mass and will begin the Jesse Tree story. At the 11am Mass, our 2nd Class students will be continuing their First Penance and First Holy Communion preparations. Please remember all of them in your prayers at this time.

If anyone could not attend the gathering in Minella last week, but would like to share their stories about Colm, please contact Fr Michael in the Parish Office with your phone / email, and we will contact you in the New Year. Thanks to all who attended and shared lovely memories of Fr Colm.
May he rest in Peace.

Lightfever involves Eucharistic adoration, the sacrament of reconciliation, scripture, prayer ministry, music ministry, street evangelization with a candlelit church. The next two events in Waterford will be at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity on Saturday 22nd and Saturday 29th December from 1pm to 5pm.


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