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Masses online only behind closed doors  24th to 31st January

Sat 23rd

Joe & Philly Shanahan, Dromin / Sheila Loughnane, 6 Crosses / Thomas & Eileen Kelly, Ballygologue Pk. & Duagh / Jerry Hurley, Bedford

Vigil

6.15pm

Sun 24th

Ellen Loughnane, St. Brendan’s Tce. 1st Anniversary / Fiona O Connor, The Square / Patricia Dillon, Ballygologue Pk. / Kay Harnett, Church St.

11.30am

Mon 25th

Paddy Fitzmaurice, Bunagara & Thomas Fitzmaurice, Recently Deceased

10.30am

Funeral  – Patrick Guiney, Coolaclarig

11.30am

   Tue 26th

Pearl Hennigan Venn McGuiness, Monkstown, Dublin, late of the Square /

– Kerry Diocesan Mission Mass –

10.30am

Wed 27th

Tony & Timothy Buckley, Gortnaminch

10.30am

Thurs 28th

Deceased Members of McDaid & McCarron Families & Special Intention

10.30am

Fri 29th

Dr. Noreen Ni Scanlan & Staff of the Bon Secours, Tralee

10.30am

Sat 30th

William & Bridie Doyle, Knockane

10.30am

Denis, Agnes & Mike Kelly, Charles St.

Vigil 6.15pm

Sun 31st

Tom O Connor, Shrone / Robert, Ned, Sean & Kathleen Walsh, Derk, Duagh

11.30am

RECENT DEATHS:  Maurice Dowling, Woodford / Patrick Guiney, Coolaclarig / Jerry Kiernan, Dublin & Ballygologue Road.

THE PARISH OFFICE IS NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  The Parish Office will operate a service, behind closed doors, each day from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 5pm.  The Parish Office can be contacted only by telephone at 068 21188 or by e-mail at listowel@dioceseofkerry.ieMass cards may be ordered by telephone call to the Parish Office or by e-mail.  Any mass cards ordered will be sent out in the post.  Mass cards may not be collected from the Parish Office. Weekly offerings can be drop into the Church in the offering boxes at the back of the Church.

PRIEST ON DUTY this Sunday, Fr. Hussey, 087-2386084.  (emergencies only).

DIOCESE OF KERRY DIOCESAN MISSION SUNDAY, 24TH – FRIDAY 29TH, JANUARY 2021, CHURCHES STREAMING MASSES Sunday, January 24th – St. Mary’s Cathedral, Killarney, Presider: Bishop Ray Browne. Monday, January 25th – Uinseann Naofa, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh, Presider: An tAthair Eoghan Ó Cadhla. Tuesday, January 26th – St. Mary’s Church, Listowel Presider: Fr. Declan O’ Connor. Wednesday, January 27th – St. Joseph’s Church, Rathmore. Presider: Fr. Pat O’ Donnell Thursday, January 28th – Church of the Sacred Heart, Castletownbere, Presider: Fr. Noel Spring & Friday, January 29th – St. John’s Church, Tralee, Presider: Fr. Vitalis Barasa

FIRST EVER DIOCESAN MISSION, BEGINNING ON this SUNDAY JAN 24TH to  FRIDAY JAN 29TH Step 1 – Register online at www.dioceseofkerry.ie and you will receive our daily email with all you need to follow the Mission    Step 2     Join us for Mission 2021 – an opportunity for us to gather in reflection and in prayer, online and in our homes. Mission talk each evening @ 8.00 p.m. Sunday’s speaker – John Connell, author, journalist, farmer. Monday’s speaker – Martina Lehane Sheehan, spiritual guide, psychotherapist, author. Tuesday’s speaker – Fr Peter McVerry, social activist, advocate for the homeless, Jesuit priest. Wednesday’s speaker – Jane Mellett, activist, environmentalist and  Laudato Si Trócaire worker. Thursday’s speaker – Br Richard Hendricks, spiritual teacher, poet and blogger, Franciscan brother. Friday’s speaker – Olive Foley, widow of Axel Foley and ambassador for Children’s Bereavement Services, Limerick. Each day, you are invited to join in Morning Reflection – online Daily Prayer – Mission booklet can be picked up in your local parish or downloaded from the website Daily Mass @ 10. 30 a.m.   – Send in your petitions online to have them included in the Mission Mass Children’s Pray and Play – online Evening Reflection – online You can also tune into Mission 2021 on Horizons and Just a Thought with Radio Kerry, also on Facebook and Instagram.  For further information, go to www.dioceseofkerry.ie

 COVID-19 – UPDATE MARY’S CHURCH, LISTOWEL

The current Covid-19 regulations, which remain in place until January 31st, 2021, have the following implications for religious services, funerals and weddings.

  • Public worship is not permitted and all masses shall take place online. Mass will be at the usual times.

  • Mary’s Church is open for private worship each day from 9.30 am to 7.00pm, being closed only when Mass is celebrated.

  • Funerals are restricted to no more than 10 people.

  • Guards of Honour should not form or congregate on church grounds.

  • Weddings are restricted to no more than 6 people.

  • Save for cases of emergency, baptisms should be postponed until further notice.

  • First Friday or home visits are not permitted save in cases of emergency or where it is necessary to minister to the sick or dying.

  • The Parish Office is not open to the public until further notice. The Parish Office will operate a service, behind closed doors, each day from 10.00am to 1.00 pm and from 2.00pm to 5.00pm.  The Parish Office can be contacted only by telephone at 068 21188 or by e-mail at listowel@dioceseofkerry.ie.

  • Mass cards may be ordered by telephone call to the Parish Office or by e-mail. Any mass cards ordered will be sent out in the post.  Mass cards may not be collected from the Parish Office.

  • The newsletter is available online every week at, www.listowelparish.com.

We thank you most sincerely for your generosity and continued support of your Parish and clergy.  Parishioners who wish to make their weekly offering or donation can continue to do so by dropping their offering or donation into the designated boxes in the church.  The weekly offering or donation can also be made online or by standing order and further details are available on the Parish website, www.listowelparish.com or by contacting the Parish Office.

Please continue to look out for one another and may God bless and protect us all at this difficult time.

Remember that in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 we must reduce our social contacts and follow the advice issued by the Government and the HSE.

Fr. Declan & the Parish Pastoral Council                                              January 12th, 2021

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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