Fr. David

Fr. David Mlemeta RIP


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Always Remember to Say
Please, Thank You, Sorry…..

Celebrate Happy Moments,
and individual successes. Value everyone’s achievements,
however insignificant they may appear.

Respect each other’s Freedom
Everyone needs space, some more than others.

Give a Kind Look
Never underestimate the value of a gaze of love.

Learn to Forgive.
Before we can forgive others we must learn to forgive ourselves.
Be slow to point out the limitations of a loved one.

Listen to the Older Members
of the family tell their stories and, encourage children and
adolescents to do so.

Be Slow to Judge
another whose situation you do not fully understand.

Always Find Time
for family prayer, even a few moments every day.

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" Prayer is the best weapon we have; it is the key to God’s heart." Padre Pio

Fr. David's Funeral

Fr. David

It is with deep sadness that our community learned of the death of Fr David Mlemeta who passed away in Tanzania last Friday after contracting Covid 19. Fr David spent several summers in Lissycasey/Ballynacally parish and ministered throughout our pastoral area. He will be greatly missed by his family, parishioners & friends, many of whom reside in our parish. 
It is two years since the local community gathered together to send two 40 foot containers of aid to his parish. He was deeply grateful and was so happy to distribute the items to the needy. He was also able to finish the building of a church and parochial house.  Any funds he raised since then he used to pay for the education of 7 children so that they could live a better life and in turn improve the lives of their families. Fr David has left a wonderful legacy for these families; much of his work can be seen on the Facebook page Help for Tanzania... May he rest in peace.

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Humanitarian mission

In recent years we have been delighted to welcome Fr David to our parish,Fr David which provides him with a break from the hardship of life in Tanzania and also helps to relieve our priests here. 
Fr David’s parish has suffered a lot this year due to torrential rainfall which has caused much destruction in the village – washing away crops, destroying homes, roads and causing deaths of people in the village. Therefore a major drive was conducted to collect everyday goods to send back with Fr. David, things we no longer needed are very valuable to the people of his parish. 2 containers with goods with a departure date in September 2018 were sent to Fr David’s parishioners in time for Christmas. Please click the button below to see more info on the appeal. Goods arrived in Tanzania in early December and were distributed to the local people. See the facebook page "help for tanzania" more updated pictures

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Fr. David

Prayer for deceased Priests

O God, Thou didst raise Thy servant David Mlemeta 
to the sacred priesthood of Jesus Christ, 
according to the Order of Melchisedech, 
giving him the sublime power 
to offer the Eternal Sacrifice,
to bring the Body and Blood of Thy Son Jesus Christ down upon the altar, 
and to absolve the sins of men in Thine own Holy Name. 
We beseech Thee to reward his faithfulness 
and to forget his faults, 
admitting him speedily into Thy Holy Presence, 
there to enjoy forever the recompense of his labours. 
This we ask through Jesus Christ Thy Son, our Lord. 


Prayer to St Therese
O Little Therese of the Child Jesus, please pick for me a rose from the heavenly gardensst therese and send it to me as a message of love. O Little Flower of Jesus, ask God to grant the favors I now place with confidence in your hands . .
(mention in silence here)

St. Therese, help me to always believe as you did in God's great love for me, so that I might imitate your "Little Way" each day. Amen.

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News Items
catholic news

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Information on local graveyards in Ballynacally and Lissycasey was compiled in recent years and is available on the Clare library site.

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Click here for Fr. Tom's page & link to funeral mass, gone but never forgotten

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fr. Mike

Fr. Mike from "Ascention Presents" with some videos you may like to view

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