Our Great Unspoken Loss
Our families and our communities are marked by a profound yet silent loss that often passes unknown and is seldom spoken of. I speak of the many families in our community who, down through the years, have suffered the heart-breaking loss of a child, and in some cases, several children, during pregnancy or at birth. For too long this terrible loss was seldom acknowledged publicly or spoken of. Perhaps we simply didn’t know what to say and so we said nothing. Perhaps even now we are afraid to face such an inexplicable reality because it mocks our sense of the natural order of things. The loss of...
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- In Sympathy - 28th October 2018 2018-10-27 07:56:03
- Recently Deceased - 28th October 2018 2018-10-27 07:54:32
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- Recently Deceased - 10th October 2018 2018-10-20 07:12:22
A Little Lifetime Foundation
A Little Lifetime Foundation [formerly known as Isands] is a voluntary organisation founded in 1983 by a group of bereaved parents whose babies had died before or at birth or shortly after birth. Their aim is to promote healthy grieving and bring...
Christmas Mass Cards From The Harbour Parishes
Special Christmas Mass Bouquet Cards from the Harbour Parishes will be available in all our Churches after Masses over coming weekends. Instead of simply sending someone an ordinary Christmas Card this year, why not have your family and friends...
Do This In Memory Mass
Next Sunday, 25th November, we will welcome the children in our parish schools who are preparing for their First Holy Communion next May as they join us at our Masses in Shanbally, Passage West and Monkstown as part of their Do This in Memory...
Papal Visit Special Collection
Bishop Buckley has mandated a Special Collection at all Masses throughout the diocese next weekend, 24th/25th November, to help meet the outstanding costs associated with the World Meeting of Families and Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland in August. ...
Vocations Ireland are holding a ‘Come and See: Exploring Priesthood Retreat‘ for men, aged 18 to 40, in Mount Saint Anne’s Retreat Centre, near Portarlington next weekend, from 6.00 p.m. on Friday 23rd November to 4.00 p.m. on Saturday 24th...
Shamrocks GAA News - 18th November 2018
Underage Academy on Friday 23rd November 2018 is for one hour 6.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. in the National Maritime College, Ringaskiddy. New members welcome. Enrolment on the night. Christmas Party in Pfizer Sports Club on Friday 23rd November 2018 from...
Historical Society - Novemeber Meeting
At our next meeting on Wednesday 21st November 2018 at 8.00 p.m. in the PACE Centre, Passage West Brother Martin Bennett OFM Cap will speak on the Capuchins in Rochestown College and Friary. All are welcome
Garden Club Meet 26th November
The Owenabue Garden and Flower Club’s Christmas meeting this Monday 26th November 2018 at 8.00 p.m. in the Church of Ireland School Hall, Carrigaline. Betranda Delaney, AOIFA will give a demonstration entitled “Way down in the Fall”. Visitors...
Renovation Works in Shanbally Church
We wish to advise parishioners that Shanbally Church will be closed from after our Sunday Mass this Sunday 11th November until Mass next Sunday morning, 18th November to facilitate the laying of a new floor in the area underneath the Church...
Come And See - Exploring Priesthood Retreat
For some it is a moment of discovery. For most, it is a growing awareness that develops over time. For all, it is a moment in time when an internal stirring suggests the next step forward towards a clearer focus on “God’s call in my life.” It is not...
Chasing Art: Upcoming Art Sale
CHASE, The Cork Harbour Alliance for a Safe Environment, will hold an Art Exhibition and Sale in the Carrigaline Court Hotel on Thursday 29th November 2018 with the sale beginning at 6.30 p.m. Free entry and Wine and Cheese reception. A raffle will also...
Special Collection 17th/18th
A Special Collection will be taken up at all Masses next weekend, 17th/18th November, to help the various Marriage Support & Counselling Services provided by the diocese.
Coffee By Candlelight
A Safe Passage in association with St Peter’s Amber Flag Programme, will host a Coffee by Candlelight evening in the PACE Centre on Friday 23rd November from 7.00 p.m. Proceeds will go towards Positive Passage People. A Safe Harbour is a local...
Harbour Call Care Ring
The Harbour Call Care Ring are launching their befriending phone service on Friday 23rd November in the PACE Centre, Passage West from 9.00 a.m. Feel free to drop in for a coffee and a chat and to meet our volunteers. The Care-Ring is an initiative that...
Upcoming Renovation Works in Shanbally Church
Next year will mark the Bi-Centenary of the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Shanbally. As part of our preparations a new floor will be laid in the Church on the week starting Monday 12th November 2018. Due to the works being undertaken...
Indoor Bowls - Passage West
Every Wednesday afternoon from 2.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. Indoor Short Mat Bowls for Fun will be held in the PACE Centre, Passage West. All are welcome.
Annual Rememberance Masses
The month of November when we remember loved ones who have died is fast approaching. The Novena of Masses for the Faithful Departed will be celebrated from the Feast of the Holy Souls on Friday 2nd November right through to Saturday 10th November....