Knockanure Notes – 10th February, 2013

CONGRATULATIONS to Knockanure N.S Quiz team who have won four in a row in their category in the Credit Union Quiz. Well done to the U11 team of Ollie Moran, Brian Reidy, Cian Murphy and Ryan Large, thanks also to their parents and teachers.

CONGRATULATIONS to Gerard Barrett, writer-director-editor-producer of Pilgrim Hill having just won the IFTA Rising Star award. Pilgrim Hill was shot in a week on €4,500. It premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh 2012, where Gerard won the Best New Irish Talent Award. Its North American premiere was at Telluride Film Festival where Gerard Barrett was selected as the next Great Expectation. Previous Rising Star Award recipients  2012 winner writer/director John Michael McDonagh; Domhnall Gleeson in 2011; Tom Moore  IFTA Rising Star in 2010. Actor Michael Fassbender received the Rising Star Award in 2009;  actress Saoirse Ronan was named the winner of the first Irish Film Board Rising Star IFTA in 2008.

CHIROPODIST will visit the Marian Hall on 15th Feb. at 11am, more from Eileen Quinn at 068 49472.

RETREAT in Ardfert for the parish, details from, 068 49401.

HOST families required to host foreign students during June, July and August, 2013 for two to four weeks at a time. Boys and girls aged 13 to 16 years old. Contact Kay at 087 9454786.

CLOTHES Collection will take place on Thursday 28th February between 12 – 4pm at the Community Centre, Moyvane. Bags can also be dropped off on Wednesday 27th between 6 – 8pm.

All funds raised will go towards running Moyvane Ladies Football Club.

CAMP for school going children will take place at the Listowel Family Resource Centre on Feb. 14th /15th from 9.30am to 1.30pm daily, details from 068 23584.

ACTIVE RETIREMENT are hosting their Afternoon Tea Dance on Sunday Feb. 17th 2.30pm. to 6pm. in the Listowel Arms Hotel, Everyone welcome.

CAR Boot sale in NCW in aid of WL102 on Feb. 17th.
FASHION: Tarbert Comprehensive School Fashion Show will be held in Ceol Corbrai Glin on Friday 8th March at 8.p.m. contact (087) 2715367.

ALCOHOLICS Anon, Open Public Meeting in Parish Hall, Ballylongford on Ash Wednesday February 13th at 8pm. All welcome.

LEGION of Mary, are preparing to celebrate the five hundredth meeting of the council, Kerry Comitium on Sat.23rd. Feb. Mass at 2.30p.m. in the Church of the Resurrection, Park Rd., Killarney.

VOLUNTEERS: Cura are holding an Information Session in St. John’s Centre, Castle Street, Tralee on Thursday, 14th February at 10.30 am. If you would like to find out more please come along, Telephone 066-7127355.

HSE are running a diabetes self management course, starting 14th February.

STUDY of Vatican 11 begins at Tralee Parish Centre on Thursday 14th Feb. from 7 to 8pm.

WRITERS Week closing date for entries is 1st March 2013.

PLAY: “Bearna Men” by George Fitzmaurice in The Heritage Centre Scartalgin on: Fri 15th & Sun 17th Feb . Booking 087 243 400.

The PREDA 5k “Run For Freedom” 2013 will take place at the famed Ballybrit Racecourse in Galway on Saturday February the 23rd at 12pm. Online registration on is now open.

THOUGHT: Let me learn to see only virtues and specialities. Let me not concentrate on any-one’s weaknesses.

DEATH has taken place of Nora Walsh nee McMahon of Upper Dirreen, Athea,  on January 31st, 2013, she was aged 85, predeceased by her husband Joe; survived by her, daughters Katrina, and Gerardine, sons Eddie, & Conor . Requiem Mass for Nora Walsh was celebrated in Athea Church on 5th February 2013, she was laid to rest following mass at Holy Cross Cemetery, Athea.

ANNIVERSARIES: Catherine Mulvihill, Billy Murphy, Teresa Sheahan, Fr Dan Griffin, Bridget Kelliher, Nora Sullivan, Billy Fitzgerald, Bryan McMahon, F X Martin, Mary B Healy, Stephen Donegan, Benedict Kiely, Nora Quaid, Christina Melody, Sr. Patricia O Brien, Cissie Kennelly, Richard Sheehan, Mary Teresa Kennelly, Peg Stack, Sr. Hannah Carmody, Mary Fitzmaurice, Jack Quaid, Patcheen Mulvihill, Mickey Reidy, Billy O Sullivan, Bill Fitzmaurice, Mary Ann Kennelly, Catherine Fitzmaurice, Pat Hudson, P J Kennelly, Dan Connor, Peg Leahy. Mass on Tues. 12th at 7.30pm for Nell & Jer Kiely; Mass on Wed. 13th Ash Wednsday

Knockanure 10am and 7.30pm in Moyvane for Jack, Mary, William, John & Jim Guiney; Mass on  Sun. 17th at 10.00am for Dan O’Connor and 11.00am for Mairead Moore; Mass on Tues. 19th at 7.30pm for Tom & Jack O’Connor.

ASH Wednesday, day of fast and abstinence, Mass in Knockanure at 10am and Moyvane at 7.30pm.

CHURCH News; Scriptural Reflection Group meet in the Presbytery on Friday nights at 8pm. Finance Committee meet on 14th Feb. at 8pm in the Presbytery.
Adoration ;Moyvane Sun. 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Wed. 10.00pm to 7.00pm; Knockanure Tues. 10.00am to 6.00pm. Readers:- Vigil Michelle Corridan & Margaret Walters
11.00am Paul & Anthony Kiely; Knockanure: Margaret Carmody & Mary Fitzgerald

ROSARY Walk; This walk  will take place in Tralee at 11.30a.m. on Ash Wednesday the 13th of February.

Assembling at 11.15a.m. at St John’s Church. The walk will go from St John’s Church to St Brendan’s Church and finish at the Holy Cross Dominican Church. Mass will be held at the Dominican Church at 1.05pm.

CANCER Fundraising football match at Austin Stacks Park, Tralee on 15th Feb. at 7.30pm.

DEATHS: Selection of death index at Tralee Library.

Sr. M Costelloe Dingle Sept. 198? ; Sr. Columbus Costlloe  KM 5 July 1985; Denis Costelloe Ballydwyer K Sent 1910; Mrs Costelloe Ballydwyer April 1910; Sr Finbar Costelloe 1950; Gabriel Costelloe Ballybunion 10 Feb. 1968; Ian Costelloe Abbeyfeale 1982; Mrs Costelloe Abbeydorney 1911; Mrs J Costelloe 1962; Jack Costelloe Tralee and Boston 25 March 1903; Miss Katie Costelloe Listowel K Sent 4 Dec.1915; Kitty Costelloe Ballybunion K Champ. 12 Feb. 1938; Maureen Costelloe Bromore, Ballybunion May 2001; Michael Costelloe Lixnaw 1912; Rev Michael Costelloe Nov. 3 1915; Pat Costelloe San Francisco 15 Aug. 1942 KM; Tom Costelloe Limerick 17 April 1954  KM;

Dan Flavin Listowel 22 Feb. 1955; Fr James Flavin Knockane, Listowel 21 April 1978; Joan Flavin Lisselton and USA 30 Sept. 1972; John Flavin Listowel 12 Dec. 1942; lil Flavin Birmingham 2 Jan. 1976; Michael J Flavin Tralee 20 May 1944; Tim Flavin 27 May 1950.

PRAYER: Afternoon of prayer at Scartaglen Church on 17th Feb. at 2.20pm.

THANKS: Abbeyfeale a parish of 4000, gathered 370  parishioners  for a ‘thank you’ to all who volunteer in the parish on Feb. 2nd 2013. Attendance included  members of boards of management, of choirs, of parish ministry teams. There were liturgy ministers (Word, Eucharist, etc), youth club leaders, sacristans and those who lead sacramental preparation programs for children.  

SPACE Shuttle;  will be visible in the evening skies to February 25th.

LENTEN TALKS 2013:  To mark the season of Lent and the ‘Year of Faith’ Listowel Pastoral Area which includes – the parishes of Listowel, Moyvane/Knockanure, Lixnaw/Irremore & Duagh/Lyreacrompane – are hosting a series of Lenten talks on various aspects of life – taking place on Wednesday nights during Lent. Each of the above parishes will host a Talk – beginning in Lyreacrompane Community Centre on Wednesday, 20th Feb. At 8.00 p.m.  The first night will deal with the topic of ‘Coping with Suicide’. There will be a guest speaker each night, the talks are free and everyone is welcome. More details again next week. The Diocese are also hosting Lenten Talks beginning on Tuesday, Feb. 19th at Dromhall Hotel by Fr. Michael Drumm speaking about ‘Living as a Christian Today’.

ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE:   Enneagram Programme – a journey of self-discovery with Fr. Denis Gleeson CFC, Friday 1st March to Sunday 3rd March. Residential and non-res. places available. Booking and inquiries: 066-7134276.

ST JOHN’S: Wed 13th. Love Songs…..Spanish Nights ;Thurs 14th, Mórga – The Best of Traditional; Wed 20th, American Buffalo, A play by David Mamet presented by Magic Roundabout Theatre Co