At our annual Masses of Remembrance in recent weeks we celebrated the commissioning of our Parish Pastoral Team for Funerals.  Over the past year they have undertaken the Diocesan Training Programme and accompanied the priests of the parish in leading Funeral Prayers in the Funeral Home and when the remains are received in the Church. They also have helped families who have lost a loved one to prepare the Funeral Mass, offering a valuable support to families in time of loss. Our parish team is made up of the following parishioners:

Violet Downey          John Nicholson

Eithne Farr                Denis O’Byrne

Eileen Hickey             Aine O’Leary

Anne Kelly                Elizabeth O’Regan

Marie Keohane          Janet O’Sullivan

Shirley Mee               Maeve Wallace

                             

We thank the members of the team for their generosity in giving of their time to undergo the training programme and to accompany families in praying for their loved ones.  We hope that others in our community will choose to join them when the next opportunity for diocesan training becomes available.                      Fr Seán