Moyvane, Knockanure and Listowel Church News





MAIGHE MHEAIN & CHNUIC AN IUIR Moyvane and Knockanure Church News

5u la Iuil, 2015 July

Please pray for Dan O’Callaghan, RIP, Upper Aughrim, who was buried during the week

And for the following whose anniversaries occur and for whom Holy

Mass will be offered as follows:               

Sat.    4th July     7.30pm        Seamus O’Flaherty & the deceased members of the

                O’Flaherty Family

Sun.     5th      10.00am    For the People of the Parish

        11.00am        Fr. Jimmy Kissane & the deceased members of

                the Kissane Family

Mon.     6th     No Mass in Moyvane

Tues.     7th      7.30pm        Thanksgiving Mass

Frances Leahy together with her family would like to send a sincere thank you to

everyone who sent Mass Cards, Get Well wishes, offered a prayer, lit a candle or helped

in their own way throughout her illness.  Mass offered on Tuesday 7th July for everyone.

Wed.    8th      7.30pm        Private Intention

Thurs.    9th      7.30pm        Private Intention

Fri.    10th      7.30pm        Private Intention

Sat.    11th     12 noon        Jim Groarke

Sat.    11th      7.30pm        For the People of the Parish

Sun.     12th     10.00am        Timothy & Mary Murphy

        11.00am        Private Intention

Mon.     13th     No Mass in Moyvane

Tues.     14th      7.30pm        Private Intention

Confessions every Saturday before the Vigil Mass at 7.10pm and on request.

Adoration:    Moyvane    Sun.         4.00pm to 5.00pm

                Wed.        10.00am to 7.00pm

        Knockanure    Tues.        10.00am to 6.00pm


Readers:        Vigil     Michelle Corridan & Annie Coulson

            11am    Paul & Anthony Kiely

Knockanure        10am    Mary O’Flaherty & Cian Rogan

            Community Bulletin

FREE BUS to  Listowel from the locality every Wednesday, leaving before 10am, details from 1890 528 528.

Senior Citizens Meeting in the Marian Hall on Tuesday 7th July at 8pm.

We would also like to express our thanks to all those who so generously supported our Church Gate Collection.

Senior Citizens Afternoon Tea Party will take place in the Marian Hall on Sunday 12th July, from 3pm - 5.30pm.  Music supplied by the very talented local musicians P.J. and Lisa Mulvihill.  Refreshments served.

Active Retirement Day at Knockanure Community Centre.

The next social day for the Active Retirement takes place on Monday 13th  July, 2015.  Music by Stevie Donegan.  Price €10.  All Welcome.  If attending it’s important to please ring office on 068 49799.  New members especially welcome.

Back to School Clothing & Footware Allowance Forms available at Knockanure Community Centre every Monday (except every second Monday of the month) from 1.00pm to 3.30pm.

Listowel Family Resource Centre are hosting their annual summer camp with a wide variety of activities for the younger members of the local community, starting in early July..  The camp runs from Monday 6th July to Wednesday 19th August, from 9.30pm-1.30pm daily.  Activities will include: outings, arts/crafts. computers, games, cookery.   For further details, contact Pat Lyons on (068) 23584.



                                St. Mary’s Church Listowel



MASSES THIS WEEK   4th-12th July



4th         John Ahern, Skehenerin (Months Mind)/

Peggy Conway, Nora & Dolly Mahony/

Special Intention/            7pm




                Helen Bowen, Rosslare & Church S,

Patrick Griffin, Ballygologue Pk. 9.00am

                Anthony Enright, Billerough        11.00am


6th                                         Betty Moloney, The Square (1st Anniv)

 Jack & Bridie Rowan, O Connells Ave      10.30am

Tues  7th              People of the Parish       10.30am

Wed  8th                                              Bill & Patricia Kearney, Clieveragh Park   10.30am

Thurs 9th                             Private Intention              10.30am

Friday 10th          William J Galvin, Greenville(Months Mind)           10.30am


11th       Joan Winzer nee Duggan, New Zealand & late of Dirha East, Recently Deceased /

Anne Doyle, Knockane /Private Intention             10.30am

                Eileen Daly, Baby Helen Daly, Dennis & Ellen Daly, Dennis (Junior) & Kitty Daly, Johnny Daly, Knockane/

Jackie & Timothy Loughnane, Six Crosses

John Paul O Farrell, Church St.    Vigil 7pm


12th                       Helen Bowen nee Walsh, Church St & Rosslare/ Michael Murphy, Clieveragh      9.00am

                James Brown, O Connells Ave (Months Mind)    11.00am


Priest on duty for Listowel Deanery on this Sunday, 5thJuly,

Fr. Maurice Brick 087-9473317 (emergencies only).


PARISH OFFERTORY COLLECTION:  Our sincere thanks for the Offertory Collection last weekend.


RECENT DEATHS:  William (Liam) O Carroll, Cahirdown & late of Cape Town. Joan Winzer (nee Duggan) New Zealand & late of Dirha East. Mary Barry, Tanavalla & late of Billerough.

ANNIVERSARY REMEMBRANCE:  Bridie Dore, Charles,  St, John J Molyneaux, Woodford, David Sweeney, Convent St & O Connells Ave.

WEDDINGS BELLS: We congratulate Shauna Brosnan & Jonathon Sadlier Cahirdown  who married recently here at St. Mary’s Church, Listowel. They will reside in Dublin.




DIOCESAN COLLECTION for Sick & Retired Priests will be taken up at all Masses this weekend 4th & 5th July. This fund helps to support for the ongoing support and care of those who have given their lives in priestly ministry as well as making provision for the payment of medical expenses.  Please use envelope in your envelope box or take an envelope which is at the back of the Church and put into the special collection basket which will take place after communion.

KERRY DIOCESAN APPOINTMENTS: Bishop Ray announced the changes of appointment of clergy for this year on Wednesday last. They are on our Diocesan Web site at  and we bring your attention to the lovely message from Bishop Ray about the appointments. Three priests have retired having given outstanding service to the Diocese. As many as 19 priests are involved in appointments. The only one which effects Listowel Pastoral Area is in Moyvane, where Fr. John Lucid P.P. is appointed as P.P. of Kilcummin, Killarney. He is being replaced by Fr. Kevin McNamara,  (Clare man) who  will be the new P.P. The changes take effect on Wednesday, July 22nd . We thank Fr. John for the trojan work he did in our Pastoral Area and we welcome and look forward to working with Fr. Kevin. 


As is usual, Bishop Ray would like to invite priests who are home for vacation to gather for a meal on Tuesday, August 4th at 6.30pm at the Parish Centre, the Church of the Resurrection, Park Road, Killarney. So if there are any priests from our parish interested -  please contact the Parish Office at 068-21188 or Diocesan Office at 064-6631168

DUAGH GRAVEYARD ANNUAL MASS:  will take place on Thursday 23rd July at 8p.m. in  Springmount  to remember all those who have been buried there. All are most welcome.

IRISH CATHOLIC NEWSPAPER: Reminder that the Irish Catholic is available at the Parish Office every Thursday morning immediately after the 10.30 a.m. mass  – giving up an up-date on the happenings in the Irish Church. It costs €1.60.

THE GLENSTAL LADIES RETREAT – Tue 7th July or Wed 8th July. 10am to 5pm. Enjoy some time for reflection, prayer, conversation and fellowship.  Booking is advised as places are limited. Enquiries 061 621005

YOUTH 2000 SUMMER FESTIVAL 13-16 Aug 2015.  Cistercian College, Roscrea, Co Tipperary/Donation only/ Free Buses, Catholic youth event ages 16-35. Book online at or phone 01 675 3690.

REPAIRING STAINED GLASS WINDOW: We bring to your attention that the big stained glass window over entrance door to the Reconciliation Room (near Padre Pio Altar) has been letting in water. So it is being repaired and storm glazed at the moment.  



LISTOWEL TIDY TOWNS would like to thank everyone, for giving so generously to our recent Church Gate collection. Amount raised was €1239.50. Our next meeting will be on Monday next July 6th in St Patrick's Hall @ 7.30pm Everyone welcome. We continue to meet each Tues.& Wed 7pm @ St John's.

ST. MICHAEL’S GRAVEYARD COMMITTEE would like to thank all of those who attended and participated in the mass on Tues. June 30th. The collection on the night was very generously supported and amounted to €2,627.60. This will allow the ongoing maintenance of the graveyard to continue for another year. Funds are used for the repair and replacement of strimmers and mowers, petrol for these machines and annual public liability insurance. New members are urgently needed and if you would like to become involved you are welcome to attend our next meeting on Wednesday. 15th July at 7.30 in St. Patrick’s Hall.

ADULT LITERACY are looking for volunteers to help people with reading & writing skills. Please phone Mary @ 068 23866 or 086 7969627

THE KERRY BRANCH OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR THE BLIND will hold its Annual Church Gate Collection next weekend 11th & 12th July at all masses.


There are more Community Notices on our Web Page and on Noticeboard at back of Church



History Outing'Clara, Drishane, Kilmeady Castle and Up. Ballydaly'A history outing to Clara, Drishane, Kilmeady Castle and Up. Ballydaly led by Fr Seán Daly and Seán Radley, will take place on Sunday, 12th July. Meet at Carnegie Hall, Millstreet 2.30pm. All are welcome.

St Columban Pilgrim Walk in Killarney

To celebrate the 1,400th anniversary of the death of St Columban, the Columbans are organising a Pilgrim Walk in Killarney from Aghadoe via Botharín na Marbh to St Columbanus's Home. The walk will include visits to sites of spiritual significance and will take approx 4 hours. It will be led by Columban missionary Fr Michael Howe. Assemble at Aghadoe at 9.30am on Saturday 18th July. 


Moyvane and Listowel Church News for 28 June 2015

Please pray for Joan McLoughlin Onorato (nee Healy) Yonkers, New York and

late of Leitrim East, Moyvane, who died in New York on June 22nd RIP. and

for James Duggan, RIP, Claar. Remains coming to Moyvane Church on Saturday

evening at 8.30pm approx.  Burial after 11am Mass on Sunday to Ahavoher Ceremery,

and for Denis Lane, RIP, Kilmorna.  Funeral arrangements later,

And for the following whose anniversaries occur and for whom Holy

Mass will be offered as follows:               

Sat.    27th      7.30pm        Margaret & Tom Kennelly

Sun.     28th     10.00am        Knockanure

        11.00am        Funeral Mass for James Duggan

Mon.     29th     No Mass in Moyvane

Tues.     30th     No Mass in Moyvane

Wed.    1st     No Mass in Moyvane

Thurs.    2nd     Knockanure    7.30pm

Fri.    3rd      7.30pm        Bridie Reilly nee Fitzmaurice

Sat.    4th      7.30pm        Seamus O’Flaherty & the deceased members of the

                O’Flaherty Family

Sun.     5th     Knockanure    10.00am

        11.00am        Fr. Jimmy Kissane & the deceased members of

                the Kissane Family

Mon.     6th     No Mass in Moyvane

Tues.     7th      7.30pm        Thanksgiving Mass on behalf of Francis Leahy