Congrats to the 10 Caherconlish First Communicants – a great day was had by all.
Special thanks to their parents and families; their teacher, Mr. Tynan; Sonya McKeon & the choir; those who decorated the church - Ger Riordan & Aislinn; Mr. Ryan (Principal) & the Staff of Caherconlish N.S.; Maria who did the booklet; Pa O'Connell, the Millennium Centre and those who helped out in any way. Delighted that everything has worked out well for both schools in these difficult topsy turvy pandemic times.
Caherline Communion Day. Thank you
Congratulations to the children of 2nd Class in Caherline School who received the Sacrament of First Holy Communion on Saturday May 7th in Caherline Church. To all in Caherline School, parents and staff who helped in any way to make this such a lovely occasion for all, in particular to Mrs. Kelleher and Mr. Whelan who prepared the pupils for their special day. To Fr. Roy for the beautiful ceremony, a day the children will always remember.
A special word of thanks to Jean McElligott who liaised with our Parish Pastoral Council for her wonderful work, ideas and organisation, who together with the Parents Communion Committee cleaned and decorated the Church so beautifully. Thank you to the parents/guardians in Caherline School and Principal Gearoid Power for their generous donation towards the power washing of Caherline Church on behalf of Fr. Roy, Fr.Currivan and Caherconlish/Caherline Parish Pastoral Council for your help.
Easter Sunday _ Dawn Mass
Cancelled due to rain weather forecast
Palm Sunday 10th April
Holy Thursday 14th April 7.30pm Caherline:
Good Friday 15th April 3pm Caherconlish;
Stations of the Cross 7:30pm Caherline:
EASTER Vigil Mass 16th April 6.30pm Caherconlish:
Easter Sunday 17th April in 10am Caherline; 11am in Caherconlish.
Pre Baptismal Information for Parents and Godparents.
Baptismal Meetings Dates TBC
REQUEST FORM FOR BAPTISM:
Available to download or from our Sacristans in either church.
Five weeks’ notice is required when booking a baptism.
Baptisms are celebrated on Saturdays at 5pm. and Sundays at 12 noon.
Launch of the Diocese of Cashel and Emly "SEEDS of HOPE" will take place in Boher community hall on Monday 21st March at 7.30pm.
Parishioners of all the surrounding areas are welcome to attend.
This gathering pre-empts that shortly there will be many priestless parishes – what do we do about it?
ASH WEDNESDAY (Dé Céadaoin Fuinseoige) / LENT (Séasúr an Charghais) 2nd March (from this Sunday):
Masses 9.30am & 7.30pm in Caherconlish; 10.30am in Caherline.
Ashes will be distributed during Masses; all asked to wear masks.
Ashes available in bowls for people to take away.
Trócaire Boxes available in the Churches.
Proposal for Sacristian Team in Caherline .. Read more here.
If you wish to find out more, members of the Parish Pastoral Council will be available on Wednesday 16th February at 7pm in Caherline Church and again on Sunday after our 10am Mass in Caherline and after our 11am Mass in Caherconlish. You may contact our Parish Pastoral Council.
FAILTE TO IMOLC/SPRING – ST. BRIGID’S DAY/ Lá Fhéile Bríde,
Tuesday 1st February celebrates the arrival of longer, warmer days and saying goodbye to winter.
“And the Day Came When the Risk to Remain Tight In a Bud Was More Painful Than the Risk It Took to Blossom.” – Anais Nin”.
CELEBRATE ST. BRIGID (Fiery one/ Exalted one) - Patroness of Ireland.
Flame of Welcome. Woman of Wisdom. Generous one. With your Cross, protect our homes. Convert our hearts, heal our sick. Herald of Spring, awaken new life. Warm my spirit. Nourish Easter hope. Bountiful Source, multiply God's gifts. Feed the poor. Nurture our hunger. Bless Ireland. Re-kindle the fire. Gather us in faith. Open our doors. Open our hearts. Turn strangers into friends, houses into homes, Sceptics into believers, death into life. Amen. (Fr. Liam G. Ryan O.S.A).
Brigid is a great Role Model for us during this pandemic - of confidence in the providence of God, of kindness, of the creativity of women and of healing – that through her intercession we pray healing for every person on this island and on the face of the earth. We rejoice that from next year a holiday in her memory will be celebrated.
There will be no 'one to one' St. Blaise’s Blessing this Thursday 3rd . There will be a general St. Blaise blessing at the Wed 7.30pm mass 2nd Feb & 10.30am Thursday 3rd Caherline mass – ‘through the intercession of St. Blaise, Bishop and martyr, may the Lord deliver us from every ailment of the throat, from the virus and every other evil’.
Catholic Schools Week will be celebrated in schools across the island of Ireland from Sunday 23 January – Sunday 30 January.
The theme for Catholic Schools Week 2022 is ‘Catholic Schools: Living Life to the Full’.
During Catholic Schools Week families, parishes and schools are invited to participate in a week of celebration of Catholic schools reflecting on their contribution to the common good of society.
As we look forward to celebrating CSW2022, resources for use in schools and parishes are available Catholic Schools Week 2022
Catholic Schools Partnership
Link to LIVE STREAM in Caherconlish Church – https://churchcamlive.ie/caherconlish .
Cost round 3000e – donations welcome.
If you need any support. Email us: email@example.com or call us: (01) 546 1131
The parish lotto is online, requires no physical contact and is simple and easy to join.
To enter you pick 4 numbers or you can use our Quickpick.
The draw is every Thursday @ 8pm and our first draw is 14th October 2021 for 500e.
Match 4 numbers to win our Jackpot and if not won we will draw a weekly winner for a small prize.
We hope that the €2 per line option will allow everybody to contribute and if you can contribute €5 for 3 lines it would be hugely appreciated.
You can enter the first draw today through our Parish website Caherconlish – Caherline parish pastoral website
http://www.ccpp.ie/ or https://www.ourfundraiser.ie/org/caherconlishcaherline/
Archbishop Kieran’s video is now live on social, links below.
The Diocese is delighted to announce that the online donate feature for parishes is now live and available for use on the Diocesan website - https://cashel-emly.ie/donate/ We hope that this much needed method of giving will offer parishioners an easily accessible means to donate to your parish either on a one-off or regular basis. This facility allows for a Covid-19-friendly option for your parishioners to contribute online at a time convenient to them. The link can be found on our links page.
MASS CARD REQUESTS
We are pleased to advise you that we administering Mass card requests.
Please contact us via our website email : firstname.lastname@example.org and provide a name and phone number and a member of PPC will get back to you .
ALONE supports older people who have concerns regarding Covid19. Professional staff are on hand to answer any concerns that you might have.
Please call 0818 222 024 Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm.
The Parish would like to reach out to those in our community who feel isolated at this time.
If you would like someone to ring you for a chat each day or if you would like to volunteer your time to this service to have a chat, please text Phil Martin Secretary Parish Pastoral Council on 087-1363747.
See our links page for link to online daily
prayer website and other resources.
Check in on elderly neighbour's. Make sure they have enough food, fuel and medicines. We as a community need to look out for each other and look after each other during this ever changing time.
We would remind our community to support our local businesses during this difficult time.
Teenagers are invited to take part in our parish church community as Readers, Ministers of the Eucharist , Musicians , help with cleaning the Church, etc.. Service can be put towards community service awards. Please contact a member of the PPC.
All welcome to join us once a month .
Times and places
Caherconlish Church 1st Monday of the month @ 10:30am
Caherline Church 1st Tuesday of the month @ 8.00 pm
Meet us at the church on our monthly clean day.