Knockanure Notes — 8th November, 2023

CLASS: Basic First Aid Class Tues. 14th Nov. 7pm-9pm at the Marian Hall. All welcome.

HEALING Service with Eddie Stones from Emmanuel House of Prayer, Clonfert; Rosary, Celebration of the Eucharist, Confession on Friday 17th of Nov. 2023 at 7pm in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Newcastlewest. All Welcome.

PARISH: Confessions: Before Mass or by arrangement; Eucharistic Adoration: every Tues. after 10.00am Mass to 11.30am; Baptisms: Saturday afternoons only from 12 noon to 4pm; Confirmation will be celebrated in Moyvane Weds. 20th Mar.’24 at 11.30am; First Holy Communion will be celebrated in Moyvane Sat. 4th May’24 at 11.00am and in Knockanure Sat. 11th May’24 at 11.00am.

The Pope has appealed for Prayers for Peace in the World. Remember the Intention at Mass, home and school. Parish Pastoral Council will be held in the Sacristy at 7.30pm on Tues. 21st November. Any items for the agenda, please by Friday Nov. 17th. 2nd Collection next weekend 11th & 12th Nov. for the Irish Church Commission & Agencies. During winter the Church will normally be locked at 5pm.

ICA November Mass will be held at the Marian Hall on Tuesday 7th November at 7:30pm. Everybody welcome.

PADRE Pio Devotions at Castleisland Church on Tuesday, October 17th at 7.30pm

ANNIVERSARIES: Catherine Ita O Connor, Tina Thompson, Sr. Mary Ita O Connor, Maura Lynch, Sr. Dolores O Carroll, Patsy Flynn, Peg Moloney, Mattie Griffin, Michael Flynn, Ann Barry,

MASS INTENTIONS: Sat. 4th Nov.’23- Moyvane for Paddy & Maureen Fitzmaurice (Aniv.)

Gortdromasilihy at 7.30pm; Sun.5th Nov.’23- Knockanure for Michael Culhane (Aniv.) Ballyguiltenane & deceased members of the Sheahan & Culhane families at 9.30am, and Mass Moyvane-for People of the Parish at 11.00am; Tues.7th Nov.’23- Moyvane a Private Intention at 10.00am and ICA Mass, Marian Hall at 7.30pm; Wed.8th Nov.’23- Knockanure a Private Intention at 10.00am; Thur.9th Nov.’23-Moyvane a Private Intention at10.00am, and Remembrance Mass at 7.30pm; Fri.10th Nov.’23- Knockanure a Private Intention at 10.00am; Sat.11th Nov.’23- Moyvane for Liam Sexton (Aniv.) & deceased members of the Sexton family at 7.30pm; Sun.12th Nov.’23- Knockanure for Robert Connor (Aniv.) at 9.30am, and Mass Moyvane for Paddy Carmody (aniv.) & deceased members of the Carmody family at 11.00am.

WAR: Remembrance at the War Memorial in Tarbert At 11am on Saturday 11 November meet at the Memorial, say a decade of the Rosary for the named 12 WW1 parishioners and the 2 WW2 Dead, remembering all who fell. 180 Listowel and North Kerry WW1 war dead mass on Saturday night 11th vigil,/Sunday 12th mass in Listowel.

Annual Mass in Athea for all those who died in 2023 will be celebrated on Friday 10th of November at 7.00pm. Annual November Mass for all who died within University Hospital Kerry over the past year, including in Palliative Care Services, Maternity Services, relatives of hospital staff and former staff. The Mass for the Dead will be celebrated on Mon. 6th Nov. @7pm in St Johns Church Tralee and will be live streamed on or

PRAYERS FOR OUR DEAD WITH FR.DECLAN- Sunday, 5th November: St. Michael’s Cemetery at 2.00 p.m ; St. John Paul 11 Cemetery at 2.30 p.m; Finuge Cemetery at 3.00 p.m, and Springmount Cemetery, Duagh at 3.45 p.m. (Lasting just 10 minutes long irrespective of weather conditions – so come prepared & All are Welcome)

North Kerry annual Mass & World Day of Remembrance Mass for road traffic victims on Sunday morning (Nov. 19th) at 9.00am in St. Mary’s Church, Listowel. Observation of this day provides an opportunity to draw our attention to road traffic crashes, their consequences and costs, and the measures which can be taken to prevent them.

Memorial Mass will be held for deceased members of Kerry Ingredients at St. Michael’s Church Lixnaw on Weds. 15th Nov.’23 at 7.30pm.

ANAM CARA Kerry, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding its monthly Parent Evening for bereaved parents on Tuesday 14th November at 7:15pm in the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee Co. Kerry. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether their death was recent or not. We also offer an online support group and you can get further information on this by contacting us in info

CANCER: Recovery Haven Kerry (Cancer Support House) are starting a 6 week Thriving and Surviving course on Wednesday 8th November to Wednesday 13th December from 10.30 am – 1 pm.

This course is to help support people recovering after cancer treatment.

This will be held at the Primary Care Centre in Listowel.

If you are interested, please ring Reception on 066 7192122.

SUNDAY by Sunday the shadow of the sun on the wall at the back of the altar in Knockanure church signals the approach of the shortest day.

FAIR: Darina Allen guest of the Listowel Food Fair at the ‘Celebratory Awards Banquet’ on Thursday 9th November 2023 at the Listowel Arms Hotel. Food Fair runs from Thursday 9th – Monday 13th November 2023. Information is available at

“Listowel Food Fair Food & Craft Hall” on Sunday 12th November 2023 at the Listowel Arms Hotel; Farming Seminar -In Association with Kerry Group and Teagasc will take place on Monday 13th November 2023; Annual Listowel Park Run takes off on the morning of Saturday 11th November in the Town Park, Listowel at 9.30am.

ONE WOMAN SHOW: ‘Live n’ kickin’ Frances Kennedy’s new one woman show in St. John’s Theatre, Listowel on Friday, November 10 at 8pm. Bookings 06822566.

ST JOHNS: Barking Dog Theatre presents The Ghost Of Dorothy Dingley on Sunday 5th November at 5pm; Wed. 8th Trad Lark on the Strand, details 068 22566.

CONCERT: Celtic Brothers are returning to Abbeyfeale for the annual Christmas Concert which will be held on Friday 15th December.

CHOIR Abbeyfeale; rehearsals take place every Wednesday evening from 7.30-8.30pm with next rehearsal on the 08th of November. Interest please email Rebecca at rebeccastryker98. Or visit the sacristy during church hours to sign up.

FOOD production employs 160,000 people and accounts for over 8% of Ireland’s exports. €40 million investment in Kerrygold Park, opened recently with enhanced butter production in Mitchelstown.

PAYMENTS for ‘regenerating’ farmed peatlands.

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