Knockanure Notes – 30th January, 2013

CPR: Knockanure Defibrillator Group.

Any member of our community who wishes to train in this skill of using a Defibrillator, CPR and CFR. Please contact Ann on 086 3090948 or Margaret on 087 2976304.

MEALA Bereavement Group meet at Listowel Family Resource Centre on Jan. 30th at 8pm, more from 086 855 6431.

LITURGY Group meeting at the Presbytery on Friday 1st Feb. at 8pm.

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.

THANKS: Moyvane Ladies Football Club would like thank everyone who contributed so generously to their Church Gate Collection recently and to all those who collected.

The Listowel Branch of the Irish Wheelchair Association would like to thank you for your very generous contribution to our Annual Church Gate Collection last weekend which amounted to €710.20

WALK: Saturday, February 2, will be the 50th Anniversary of the last Limerick-Tralee daily scheduled passenger train and to mark the day the GST will host another walk at 2.15pm from Abbeyfeale to Duagh village. This will include a mile of an as yet undeveloped section in Co. Kerry so waterproof footwear/ Wellingtons may be required.

RADIO: Those interested in becoming a volunteer broadcaster at West Limerick 102 Community Radio are now invited to take part in a dedicated 12 week training programme For further information and an application form please contact Connie Broderick, WL102 on 069 66200. On Thursday night last 24th Jan. WL102 had John Lynch recall his interest in films.

DRAMA: Wed. 30th  The Kairo Plays and on the 31st Womanhood at St John’s.

CAO closing Date, February 1st.  Catholic Schools Week 2013 started on Sunday January 27th  2013 and will end on February 3 2013.

CEILI in aid of Chernobyl children will be held at the Devon Hotel on Feb. 8th at 8.30pm.

MEDIA Course at Listowel Family centre, starts Feb.13th, details from 068 23584.

SOUP Kitchen at St John’s , Ash Street, Tralee every sat, from noon till 2pm.

FLEADH: Recent report says there is no application, yet to run the Limerick County Fleadh.

GAA: Bus to Castlebar for the first round of NFL on Sunday Feb. 3rd, with Kerry Supporters Club, time Listowel 7.30am.

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

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

RAMBLING HOUSE will take place in the Seanchaí Literary Centre, Listowel on Friday February 1st from 9.30 pm, all welcome.

DEAFHEAR.IE Meet Sally Harvest of DeafHear for a chat about Tinnitus in Listowel Arms Hotel at 11am on Tuesday 5th February.  All welcome.

CHILDREN: Wishing Tree Preschool is now enrolling for September 2013, details from 0879940951.

BEST Wishes to Margaret Murphy on her 70th birthday which she celebrated with her husband Tony, daughters Carmel, Linda and Diane and friends. Best wishes also to Denis Hanrahan of Aughrim who recently celebrated his 80th birthday. Happy birthday to our near neighbours Brendan Galvin and Margaret Walsh who also marked the occasion recently.

DEATH has occurred of Joseph Vincent Buckley age 72, of Massapequa Park, NY and Main Street Moyvane, on January 21st  2013, father of Kelly O’Boyle (Carl), Michael, Sean and Ryan. Also survived by his brother  Fr. Michael and sister Marie.  Joe was a restaurant owner on Long Island for the past 40 years of The Jolly Tinker (Rockville Centre); Katie Daly’s (Massapequa) and Molly Malone’s (Bay Shore).  Mass for Joe on Friday 25th 2013 at St. Rose of Lima  Church, Massapequa, NY. Interment to follow at Grace Cemetery Massapequa. Joe Buckley was son of Michael Buckley and Nora Shine both of Moyvane Parish, he was predeceased by his parents and siblings, Liam who died in 2009, Fr Denis, Con, John, Donie, Paddy, Ned and Kit.

Death occurred on 23rd January 2013 of Sr. Joan Corridan of Kanturk and Mallow and late of Duagh. Sr. Joan of the Convent of Mercy was sister of the late Tim, Ned, Moss and Mary. Requiem Mass for Sr. Joan was celebrated 25th January in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kanturk. Sr. Joan Corridan was laid to rest in the adjoining Convent Cemetery.

ANNIVERSARIES: Helen Roche, Bridie McElligott, Fr Jer Downey, Fr Michael Leen, Michael O Regan, Mai Trant, Michael Bambury, Eileen Holly, Davie McMahon, William Hudson, Mary Enright, Sean O Histon, Sr. Peter Hudson, Anthony Kennelly, Sheila O Connor, Bridget Neville, Pat Barrett, Patie Enright, Mike Brosnan, Bridie Stack, Jer Woods, Bill Buckley, Nell Kiely, Eileen Ahern, Mary Fitzgibbons, Ann Kelly, Denis Noonan, Noreen Hillard, Eileen O Connell, Mass on  Tues. 29th  at 7.30pm for Jerry & Jenny O’Carroll, Mass on

Wed. 30th  at 7.30pm for Deceased members of the Sheehy Family, Aughrim,  Mass on Sat. 2nd at 7.30pm Fr. Michael Hanrahan, Mass on Sunday Feb. 3rd at 11.00am for James & Catherine Flaherty.

FIRST Friday; Mass on Thurs. 31st in Knockanure at 7.30pm, Mass in Moyvane Fri. 1st Feb. at 7.30pm. Usual Communion Rounds. Knockanure in the Morning and Moyvane in the Afternoon.

READERS: Vigil, John Corbett & Jimmy Collins; 11.00am Amanda Coulson & Aine O’Connor; Knockanure: Patricia & Andrew Rogan.

100 Years: Fr Con Nolan, Born Carrueragh, Knockanure, born 31st January 1913. Studied at St Peters Wexford. Ordained 9th June 1940.Arrived in Australia 1st November 1941.Appointed Curate at High Gate Hill, Queens Park and Ned lands. Was Parish Priest at Waroona, Yarloop, Pingarra and later Chaplin to St John of God Hospital, Subiaco and St Josseph’s Hospital Bicton. Fr Con Nolan died 21st May 1983 , his requiem mass was celebrated at Our Lady of Fatima Church Palmyra, he was laid to rest in Karrakatta Cemetery.

John Costelloe born Ballylongford 19th April 1835, died aged 102 years at Walnut Hills, Cincinnati. He was buried at Calvary Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio. John went to Canada in 1861 and moved to the US in ’63, he spent 40 years on the railroad and lived at Osborn, Ohio, moving to  Cincinnati in 1918.

THOUGHT: “If thou thinkest twice before thou speakest once, thou wilt speak twice the better for it.” William Penn

ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE 1st – 3rd March,  Enneagram a journey of self-discovery, helping participants to know themselves, God and other people better. 7th March, Evening for Minister of the Word, 8pm. to 9.30pm. with Frances Rowland. 14th March, Movies that matter, 7.30pm.  Contact Ardfert Retreat Centre on 066-7134276 or email on [email protected].

RTE’s  Consumer Show wants to talk to you!
Irish families waste 30% of the food we buy and we want to help a family to change their wasteful habits and save money in the process. If you are interested in taking part please contact Kathriona at [email protected] or 01 2084635.

GOSPEL: To Celebrate The Year Of Faith: Fr Séamus O’Connell will give two nights presentation on Luke’s Gospel. On Friday Feb. 1st, Fr. Seamus will take the theme: Opening Luke’s Gospel as a Story of Faith and on Friday February 15th, he will explore Jesus in Luke: Our Saviour Today. Each evening will begin with Mass at  6.15pm followed by refreshments, followed by his exploration of the Gospel from 7.30 to 9.30pm. The evenings will take place in St. Brendan’s Pastoral Centre, Upper Rock Street, Tralee and the cost is €5 per night. If possible, please bring a Bible or the Gospel of Luke with you. For more information or to book a place, please email [email protected] or tel. 064 6632644.

STUDY: The Dominicans are offering affordable distance learning programmes in theology. Perhaps you would like to know more? Contact us at The Priory Institute, Tallaght Village, Dublin 24. Tel. 01 404 8124 [email protected]

FATIMA 2013 Kerry Diocesan Pilgrimage from 9th to 17th May, 2013 (8 nights). Spiritual Director: Fr. Noel Spring, Ballybunion. Contact Premier Travel Ltd, 021 4277700 or Maureen Harty on 066 7131328.