news icon
Pastoral office 065 68 32838 The Community centre Kildysart. V95XKP3
Email HERE

Office hours 9.30 to 1.30 Monday to Friday

Fr Brendan Kyne Co – P.P. 087-2025038

Fr. Hourigan 065 6834145; 086 8170700

Fr Albert McDonnell
085 7811823

If you want to contribute to this newsletter please Contact Liza at the pastoral office at 065 68 32838 or to Email click here

facebook

 

 

pope francis

 

 

dove

 

 

 

glass

 

 

 

 

faith

 

 

 

 

glass 2

 

 

 

 

inri

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

fern

 

 

 

 

chalice

 

 

heart cpr

Click HERE and watch the video, you may be needed to save a life

Lissycasey/Ballynacally Defibrillators are provided for your care should you need them

 

 

 

 


 

"You must speak to Jesus not only with your lips, but with your heart" Padre Pio. 

Ballynacally / Lissycasey Newsletter

Email HERE

Twitter: @ClondegadParish
Check us out on facebook! @ballynacallylissycaseyparish

The Parish Office in Ballycorick has closed and a central office for the Pastoral area has replaced it. All newsletter entries please email Liza HERE
or to book a mass, baptism or wedding – please contact your local priest on the details above.

This weeks Newsletter          

Rest in Peace:
First Anniversary Mass will be celebrated for John Curtin on Friday, 21st December at 7:30 pm.

Ballycorick Reader: Mary Spain.
Eucharistic Ministers: Mary O'Dea, Bernie Gavin, Mary Spain.
Prayers of the Faithful: Katie Moloney & Jack Moloney.
Servers: Meadhbh Ni Mhuineachain & Phoebe O'Shea,
Roisin Coughlan.
Next Week's Rota 23rd December:
Lissycasey Reader: Lily Keane.
Eucharistic Ministers: Florence O'Shea, Mary Daly, Nellie Halpin.
Prayers of Faithful: Brid Browne.
Offertory Collection: Lissycasey €660.88.  Ballycorick €328.83.
Reconciliation in Ballynacally on Saturday, 15th December at 7 pm and Lissycasey on Sunday, 23rd December at 11 am.
Shared Anniversary Mass for  December  today we remember
Margaret Meere Cloncolman ,    Ann Mullins Dublin
Thomas O'Shea Tubber ,            Andy and Liam Kelly Lissycasey
Mary Ellen Hanrahan Decomade, Jim Lillis Dublin
John Scanlan Cappa ,                  Eileen O'Leary Kenmare
Joan Melican  Decomade,           Frank Wragg Kilmarnock,
Margaret Kelly Coolbawn ,         Jack Sexton Benedin
Mary Daly Corofin,                      Noreen O'Keeffe Kilnamona
 Patrick &Mary Murphy Clarecastle, Brian Casey Ballydineen
Tommy Meere Cloncoman,          Pat Kelly Coolbawn
Gerry Cabey Kilmaley,            Siney&Bridie Higgins Frure North
Peg Sexton Frure, Mary Crowley Frure,Tom Carrig Pitfield&Uk
Thady &Marie Sullivan London & Lissycasey Upper
Paddy Sullivan London,lissycasy Upper

Baptism: We welcome into our Faith family Gráinne Theresa Geary who was baptised on 9th Dec in Lissycasey and we congratulate her parents Theresa and Brian.
May the Lord continue to bless their family and home.

Clondrinagh National School:

We extend a warm welcome to everybody to come along to our Carol Service in the School on Friday, 21st December at 11:30 am.  Why not come along, join in, and get in the Christmas Spirit.

Ballynacally NS are holding a carol service in Ballycorick Church on Thurs night, 20th December at 8 pm please come along and enjoy the festive Hymns and Readings ,the children will
perform again the following day at Dunnes Stores Mall from 11 am-1 pm with all proceeds going towards purchase of books.
Clare Branch of Cystic Fibrosis have Christmas Cards available in aid of the organisation.  Contact Mary Donnelly.
Christmas Food Appeal in aid of Clare Care.  A box is placed at the door of Ballycorick and Lissycasey Churches and Kelly's shop Clondegad for donations of non perishable foods which will be distributed to people in need for Christmas.
Live Crib 1st year students of Secondary Schools are invited to take part in the Live Crib, Christmas Eve. Ring Kay 087 2756411.

Lourdes volunteer Students in T.Y, 5th year and Leaving cert who would like to volunteer as an aid to the sick on this year's trip to Lourdes in June are invited to give their name to Kay 087 2756411.  You must be 17 at the time of travelling.

 

 

Previous weeks Newsletter

Mass Times: Ballycorick, Mon to Friday morning       9:30 am.
Next Week's Rota: Reader: Mary Garry.
Eucharistic Ministers: Mary Garry, Josie Gavin, Aine Gavin.
Servers: Alan Sheehan, Sam Garry, Roisin Garry.
Prayers of the Faithful: Kelsey & Abi O'Donoghue
Offertory Collection: Lissycasey €419.85. Ballycorick €450.45.
Lissycasey Reader: Frances Clancy.
Prayers of Faithful: Siobhan Mc Sweeney.
Eucharistic Ministers:Moira Hill,Jaqueline Coughlan,John Melican.

Rest in Peace:  Grant eternal rest to Mary Kelly (née Scanlon) who was laid to rest during the week.  May her gentle Soul Rest in Peace and may God console her extended family and all who loved her.
Please pray for the repose of the Soul of Michael Ryan, Doonbeg, father of Tim Ryan.  May he Rest in Peace.

Mass of the Anointing Ballycorick Church on Wed, Dec 12th 2 pm. 

Christmas Party: The young at heart Christmas Party takes place on Dec 11th.  Please give your name to Mary Daly or Mary Murphy.

Ballynacally Liturgy Group meeting at the Presbytery
10th Dec at 8:30 pm.

Fergus Rovers presented their successful teams with medals in Fanny O'Deas on Sunday evening last.  The U/10s, U/12s and U/16s all received medals which were presented on the night by John Burke. Congrats to all the girls and their management teams.was held on 30th Nov in Frure. Alan Culligan and Colette Hogan were re-appointed as Chairperson and Secretary respectively while Olive O'Sullivan was appointed as Treasurer, taking over from
Fiona Culligan. There are a number of positions still open and
anyone interested in a role is asked to contact any club official.


 

Family Prayer  for Advent
Heavenly Father, your son,
Jesus, is your greatest gift to us, a great sign of your love.
Guide us as we strive to walk in that love together as a family this Advent.
As we prepare our hearts for Christmas, bring us closer to each other and to your son.
 Give us the grace and strength we need every day.
Help us to always trust in you.
 Come, Lord Jesus, lead all people closer to you.
Come and dispel the darkness of our world with the light of your love. Amen.


 


Lissycasey NS are holding a Christmas Carol Service  in
Lissycasey Church on 12th December at 7 pm.

Caherea N S   are having a Carol Service in Lissycasey Church on Tues, 18th Dec at 7pm.  All parents & family are welcome.

Ballynacally NS are holding a carol service in Ballycorick Church on Thurs night  Dec 20th  at 8pm please come along and enjoy the festive Hymns and Readings ,the children will perform  again the following day at Dunnes Stores Mall from 11am -1pm with all proceeds going towards the purchase of books

Clare Branch of Cystic Fibrosis have Christmas Cards available in aid of the organisation.  Contact Mary Donnelly.

Christmas Food Appeal in aid of Clare Care.  A box is placed at the door of Ballycorick and Lissycasey Churches and Kelly's shop Clondegad for donations of non-perishable foods which will be distributed to people in need for Christmas

Clare Haven Services  would like to thank the people of Lissycasey for the recent Church gate collection the amount raised was €272.92

Live Crib 1st year students of Secondary Schools are invited to take part in the Live Crib, Christmas Eve.Ring Kay 087 2756411.

Graveyards: As some headstones fell and were badly damaged during storms in recent years in local graveyards.  It would be advisable for families to check that headstones are firmly attached To bases and foundations before the winter sets in


 

Second  Sunday of  Advent .As we light the second candle of advent  we  pray,Blessed are you,O Lord our God, king of the universe.You sent your Son to be the Light of the world and to spread his light of love to all. As we light the candles of this wreath May its growing brightness remind us of the approaching  nearness of your Son.So that the day of His coming may find us prepared and filled with joy.Amen

Santa at the Christmas Markets
On Sunday 9th December from 12 noon to 6pm, there will be Santa and the Christmas Markets at the Lissycasey Cascades. This is a community event and we would encourage everyone of every age from near and far to attend. Tickets to see Santa are €10. Adults attending the event are free. There will be music, stalls, food, drinks and most importantly a wonderful Christmas atmosphere. A free bus will bring everyone up from the main road. We hope to see you all there!

The15th ANNUAL GORTGLASS LAKE CHRISTMAS DAY SWIM 2018 will take place on Christmas Day at 12pm sharp. Join John O'Connell and his brave band of 'everyday heroes' as they prepare to take the plunge on Christmas Day for the continued provision of cancer services in West Clare.registration is necessary and donations are welcome on the day. Sponsorship cards are available from John O'Connell (087) 9672441 and MacMahon's Pharmacy, Kildysart (065) 6832110.                                                        

The 21st  Annual West Clare Mini Marathon will take place on Sun 27th Jan 2019 route– The Wild Atlantic View for further information  contact 9056181 or 9060762

 Shoe Box Appeal   Thank you to everyone who prepared a shoebox for the appeal at ST John Bosco's CC.107 boxes were collected  thank you from CSPE Class

The District Daycare Centre Clarecastle would like to thank most sincerely all those who supported their Annual Craft Fair on Sunday 25th.



The families of Fr David's parish are so grateful for all the items they have received from the container helping to make their lives a little bit easier. Items are being sorted and distributed over the next few  weeks

CHRISTMAS SERVICES

Mass times for weekdays

From 10th to 14th

Time

 

 From 10to 14th Dec

Time

Kilmurry McMahon

Tues & Thurs

9:30 am

Kildysart

 Wed Thurs Fri

9.30 am

Labasheeda

Mon & Wed

9:30 am

Ballycorick

Mon  to Fri

9.30 am

Cranny

Tues

9:30 am

Lissycasey

 Tues wed Thurs Fri

9.30 am

Reconciliation

St. Mary' Cranny

Tues , 18th Dec at 7 pm

 

 

 St Kieran's 

Before & after weekend masses

 

 

 St Mary's 

Before &after weekend  masses

 

 

Christ the King,

Sat, 15th Dec at 7 pm

 

 

Our Lady of the Wayside,

Sunday, 23rd Dec at 11 am

 

 

St. Benedict's Church,

Wednesday, 19th Dec at 7 pm

 

 

St. Michael's Church,

Thursday, 20th Dec at 7 pm

 

Christmas vigil Mass

St. Mary's Church, Cranny

Mon, 24th Dec at 6:30 pm.

 

 

  St Kieran's  Labasheeda

 Mon 24th Dec at 6 pm.

 

 

 St Mary's  Kilmurry McMahon

Mon 24th Dec at 7:30 pm.

 

 

Christ the King,
Ballycorick

Mon, 24th Dec at 7 pm

 

 

St. Michael's Church, Kildysart

Mon 24th Dec at 8:30 pm

 

 

Our Lady of the Wayside, Lissycasey

Mony, 24th Dec at 7pm

 

Christmas
morning Mass

St. Benedict's Church,

Tues, 25th Dec 9 am.

 

 

Christ the King,

Tues, 25th Dec at 9:30 am

 

 

 St Kieran's  Labasheeda

Tues, 25th Dec at 10 am.

 

 

 St Mary's   KMcMahon

Tues, 25th Dec at 11 am.

 

 

St. Michael's Church,

Tues 25th Dec at 10:30 am

 

 

Our Lady of the Wayside,

Tues, 25th Dec at 11 am

 


Ballyea Clondegad Lotto
Winning numbers 1,5,7,14,
Jackpot €7000
2 match 3 winners €100 each