Knockanure Notes – 15th April, 2013

MISSION April 20th – 26th a leaflet explaining event during the week,  will be delivered to each household in the Parish. Sun 21st Opening of Mission: 7.00pm Moyvane  and 8.15pm Knockanure; Mon. 22nd 7.00am Moyvane, 10.00am Knockanure, 7.00pm Moyvane Mission Service and 8.15 pm Knockanure Mission Service; Tues. 23rd 7.00am Moyvane and 10 am in Knockanure, Moyvane Mission Service 7pm and Knockanure Mission Service 8.15pm. Reconciliation Wed. 24th at 7.30pm.

GET In Shape: Join me every Tuesday at 9.45am and Thursday at 8pm for Aerobics and Body Conditioning classes in Knockanure Community Centre.  All Welcome. Ring Maggie 087 9866533.

FEET: Chiropodist will attend the Marian Hall on Friday April 19th at 11am, for appointment ring Eileen Quinn 49472.

FETE will be held at Kerry Parents and Friends garden Centre in Listowel on Sunday 28th of April.

INFORMATION EVENING; Mr. Kevin Murray, Consultant Surgeon, Kerry General Hospital will host an Information Evening on Bowel Cancer Awareness at Fr. Casey’s GAA Club House on Monday, April 22 at 8pm. All welcome. Refreshments served.

COURSING at Kilcara on April 28th, details from 085 826 9977.

LOUGH DERG 2013; Saturday, June 1-3, Tuesday, July 2-4, Friday, July 26-28, Contact Peg 068/31232.

TOASTMASTERS: members from Killarney and Tralee are taking part in the district Speech and Evaluation contest on Wednesday, April 17 in the Desmond Complex. Meeting commences at 8.30pm. sharp. For further information contact  at 087-2272788 or Bridget at 0878-4146732 or email [email protected]

HOOLEY in the Hills kicks off in Lyreacrompane on Friday May 3rd, and continues till Monday.

IMMIGRATION, local born Celine Kennelly runs the Irish Immigration, referral and advice centre in San Francisco.

KNOCK; You are invited to Come  and Pray with Us at Knock Shrine. First Annual Pilgrimage to Knock Celebrating the Year of Faith, Saturday April 20th from 10am to 5pm, Bus contact Ena on 0860562472 or Margaret on 0872278599.

YEAR OF FAITH “On Being Catholic”  A series of  video talks are taking place in the Parish Meeting Room, Listowel on Tuesday 16th April – The Mystery of God – Arguments for God’s Existence  & Wednesday 17th – Mary, Mother of God – Our Tainted Nature’s Solitary Boast both at 7.30pm. sharp. Facilitated by Fr. Sean Sheehy and  Fr. Paul Dillon. Everybody welcome.

ST PIO  devotions in Lixnaw Church on Tuesday night 16th with Mass, Rosary & Benediction.  The witness will be given by Danny Leen, Tralee.

BEST Wishes to the people of Limerick and their new bishop Brendan Leahy who was consecrated on Sunday last.

MEN: A breakfast club of men run by men will take place at the Listowel Family Resource Centre on Thursday, April 18th from 10-12 noon. Further details from 068 23584.

GLORACH NEWS: new production, ‘Plot for the Damned.’ The play, which deals with contemporary issues of unemployment, emigration and politics, opens on Tuesday April 16 at 8pm sharp.

FLEADH BY THE FEALE:  Bank-Holiday May weekend .

TEA  dancing will be held in Carrigkerry Community Centre on Sunday 28th April from 2.30pm to 5.30pm. The music will be supplied by the Premier Blue Boys.  

ANNIVERSARIES: Teresa Dunne, Peg McEnery, Michael Cunningham, Margaret Sheehy, Fr Tom Moloney, Dawn Murphy, Hannah Sheridan, Rena McAuliffe, Madge Horgan, Tom Walsh, Tade Collins, Joan O Connor, Chris O Connor, Davie Dillon, Tim Flaherty, Ellen Stack, Mairead McGrath, Paddy Flavin, Sean Ahern, Richard Stack, Kathleen Reidy, Br. William Shine, John McCabe, Dan Keane, Jimmy Crowley, Mass on Tues. 16th at 7.30pm for Joanie O’Connor; Mass on

Wed. 17th  at 7.30pm for John Shanahan & the deceased members of the Shanahan & Egan Families; Mass on

Thurs. 18th Knockanure at 7.30pm for Laurence & Ellen Collins; Mass on Fri. 19th at 7.30pm Richard Stack; Mass on Sat. 20th 7.30pm for James Cunningham & the deceased members of the Cunningham Family; Mass on Sun. 21st at 10.00am for Ellen & Vanada Horgan and the 11.00am Mass is for the People of the Parish, after Mass Special Blessing of babies “Tot to Teens”. All young people and families welcome.

READERS: Vigil, Seline Mulvihill & Ann Marie Kennelly;
11.00am, Katerina & Andrew Kellighan; Knockanure, Gerard Leahy & Brenda Clancy.

RETREAT: Ardfert Retreat Centre:
Mindfulness presented by Norma Buckley Sat. 20th April 2.00 – 6.00pm. Fr. Jim Cogley Workshop Tues.23rd April – Thurs.25th – incorporating the personal and ancestral journey.
Weekend of Prayer and Meditation inspired by Anthony de Mello with John Callanan SJ – May 10th – 12th.
Residential and non-residential places available. Booking 7134276: [email protected]

VOCATIONS Sunday 21st April. Prayer service at 1.00p.m in Muckross Abbey, Killarney followed by a 3 mile walk to the Franciscan Friary, where there will be Mass at 3.00pm, followed by refreshments. Bus transfer from Killarney railway station car park, to Muckross Abbey from 12.15p.m. This event is being run by the Munster Branch of Vocations Ireland. All are welcome to attend.

ST JOHN’S: Tuesday 16th, Al Scorch and his Country Soul ensemble; Wed. 17th Grand Piano recital  by South Korean born pianist; Sat. 20th The best of traditional with Goitse; Tue. 23rd, Film Club, Doll House; Wed. 24th, Local Reel, details from 068 22566.

SPACE Station will be visible over the country till April 22nd.

GLORIA will be the first open-access network of telescopes around the world, that can be used by people with an interest in astronomy.

THOUGHT: Live in the presence of God and you too will have the eyes of Abraham. Eyes that are always alert to the unexpected. Eyes that see God’s actions in petty annoyances and even in tragedies. Eyes that trust. And eyes that continue seeking whenever they are tempted to turn inwards. Glen Argan

PRAYER Afternoon at Scartaglen Church on April 21st at 2.30pm.

TRAIL rally on the 12th May to highlight the inaction and failure of our elected representatives, (with the exception Clr. Tim O Leary, FG and Jimmy Moloney, FF who will have a motion down for next meeting of Listowel Town Council  to deliver the Great Southern Trail project for North Kerry.

JFK Anniversary, send any photo or story about JFK visit to Ireland to the American Embassy, or [email protected]