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FACE COVERING STRONGLY RECOMMENDED ATTENDING MASS

9th to 16th August  

Sat. 8th

Lily Hennessy, Killocrim / Pat O Leary, The Island

Vigil 6.15pm

Sun 9th

People of the Parish

9.00am

Mary Hodges nee Duggan, Dirha East,  Months Mind

11.30am

Mon 10th

Bill O Sullivan, Coilbee / Pats Carmody, Meen /

Paud, Sadie & Mary Fitzmaurice, Cahirdown

10.30am

Tues 11th

Michael Quilter, Ballyduff

10.30am

Wed 12th

Laurence, Ellen & Maurice Collins, Kilmorna /

John Kelly, Lyreacrompane

10.30am

Thurs 13th

10.30am

Fri 14th

Mary, Michel & Lily Foley, Cahirdown /

Linda Greaney, Woodford / Peter Moloney, Charles St.

10.30am

People of the Parish

6.15pm

Sat 15th

 Special Intention 

10.30am

Kay O Connor, Craughatoosane

Vigil 6.15pm

Sun 16th

Dermot Kennelly, Tarbert & Moyvane

9.00am

Tom & Hannah Joy, Ennismore & Deceased Members of the Joy & Carmody Families / Michael Carmody, Ballyduhig

11.30am

RECENT DEATHS    Fr. John Kennelly, Ballylongford. / Mary Thornton, Dromin. Theresa Flynn nee Sommers, late of Dromerin & England.

PRIEST ON DUTY for Listowel Deanery on this Sunday, 9th August, Fr. Hussey, 087- 2386084 (emergencies only).

EUCHARISTIC ADROATION Wednesday’s from 11am. to 3pm. at the Main Altar in St. Mary’s Church, Listowel commencing next Wednesday 12th August.

FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION OF OUR BLESSED LADY: takes place on next Sunday August 15th It is a holy Day of Obligation. Masses here at St. Mary’s Church will be at Friday evening at 6.15 p.m. Vigil, Saturday, 10.30 a.m.

FINANCE COUNCIL Many thanks to the parishioners that have sign up recently to standing order and one-off Cheques for the year (cheques payable to Listowel Church). 

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 2020 Saturday 19th September, Scoil Realta Na Maidine & Gael Scoil at 10.30am. / Presentation Primary and Killocrim at 2.30pm. in Listowel Church.

CONFIRMATION 2020 Friday 9th October, Presentation Primary and Scoil Realta Na Maidine at 4.00pm.  / Killocrim 5th & 6th Class at 6.30pm. in Listowel Church.

Both sacraments have been broken down into two ceremonies on the day to keep in line with HSE and Government guidelines with the capacity in the Church Limited.  More details later.

COME, LET US WORSHIP

Fr. Declan and the Parish Pastoral Council are delighted to announce that St. Mary’s Church, Listowel is now open for both public and private worship.  We extend a warm invitation to you to join us for the celebration of Mass.  In the event you are unable to attend Mass for whatever reason, please feel free to visit our beautiful Church for private prayer.  

There are guidelines in place to ensure that people can visit St. Mary’s Church in a safe manner and we thank you in advance for your co-operation and patience in following these guidelines.  We would ask you to note the following:- 

  1. The dispensation from attending Mass on Sundays and Holydays of obligation remains in place until further notice.  We therefore encourage people to attend one Mass during the week.
  2. We can now accommodate an increase in the numbers attending Mass and there is no longer any requirement to reserve a Mass time.  Please come to whatever Mass suits you.  Admittance will be on a first come – first served basis.
  3. We ask all those attending Mass to wear a face covering, where possible.
  4. Hand sanitisers are in place at all Church entrance and exit doors and please sanitise your hands on entering and leaving the Church.
  5. A team of ushers is in place to assist people attending Mass, facilitating the distribution of Holy Communion and organising the exit from the Church on a staggered basis at the end of Mass.  
  6. There are collection boxes at the rear of the Church, at entry and exit, for the collection of envelopes/offerings/donations and this replaces the normal offertory collection.  A sincere thanks for your continued support and generosity.*  

Mass times:

Monday – Saturday 10.30 am

Saturday Vigil           6.15 pm

Sunday                      9.00 am & 11.30 am

On the first Friday of each month there is an additional Mass at 7.00 pm

There is now a facility to make the weekly offering/donation to the Parish online or by standing order.  Please contact the Parish Office at 068 21188 for further details or check the Parish website at www.listowelparish.com 

Safeguarding Children

Our Parish has adopted the Kerry Diocesan Child Protection Policy.  ‘As a constituent member of the Catholic Church in Ireland, we recognise and up-hold the dignity and rights of all children, are committed to ensuring safety and wellbeing and will work in partnership with parents / guardians to do this. Read More by click button.

I wish you and yours every blessing. Enjoy the website and join us in giving thanks for all that is happening in our great community of faith, joy and hope. May God bless you.

Fr. Declan O’Connor

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