Special Ministers for August 2019
Ministers of the Word:
- 7:00pm: Gertrude Rowlands
- 9:00am: Helena Byrne
- 12 Noon: Paulina Skiersinis
- 7:00pm: Mick Roche & Margaret Barry
- 9:00am: Joe Byrne & Sisters
- 12 Noon: Maureen Byrne & Liz Whelan
- 7:00pm : C
- 9:00am : A
- 12 Noon : B
- Sarah Burke & Margaret Barry
St. Mary Magdalene Kilmyshall
- Saturday 17th August, 8:00pm Kitty Doyle, Hollow House. John and
Church Gate Collection
Wexford Mental Health Association would like to extend their sincere
thanks to all who donated to their recent church gate collection which
raised €259.27 in Bunclody. This money is used to help people dealing
with mental illness in Co. Wexford
DIOCESAN ADORATION RETREAT
Saturday 17TH August 2019 Ballyvaloo Retreat Centre Registration 9.00
AM, Mass 10 AM. Cost €35 All are welcome to attend.
For booking please contact: Monica 087 6419960, Johnny 086 8597809 or
Pat 087 2244675
Parish Office Closure
The Parish Office will be closed on Monday 19th August. We apologise
for the inconvenience.
Bunclody Kilmyshall Parish Pilgrimage
OUR LADY'S ISLAND
Will take place on Wednesday 21st August Details to be confirmed but
likely to be leaving Bunclody at 5pm for 7pm Mass.
Every Monday 9.30am– 8.00pm
Tuesday to Friday 7:30—8:30am, Saturday 9:30—10:30am.
No Adoration on Bank Holidays
Day of prayer at Lough Derg
The Irish Pilgrimage Trust will participate in a day of prayer at
Lough Derg,Co. Donegal on Sat Sept. 21st. Trip includes bus travel from
Wexford, New Ross or Enniscorthy, 2 nights b&b, 2 evening meals plus day
on Lough Derg €195. Bus leaving Friday 20th and returning Sunday 22nd.
Booking and details from Helen Kirwan 087/6817648.
Words of Wisdom
"Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future." - Nance Bond
Mount Leinster Community Employment Vacancies
Bunclody Day Care Day Care Assistants & Day Care Assistant/Driver
Job Reference - CES 2116096
To be eligible you MUST be in receipt of a payment for one year from
DEASP and be over 21 years. Check eligibility by contacting: D.E.A.S.P.
Bridgepoint, Enniscorthy 053 9239300 OR Bunclody Parish Office 053
Affordable Live-in Homecare provide live in carers for the elderly in
your area. If you are looking for a live-in carer for your relative,
please call Eileen or Tom today on 087 9916791. Our website is
Bunclody VC Split the Pot Draw:
Next draw Friday 23rd August. Thank you for your support
Join Fr. Michael A. Doyle on one of his faith, fun and friendship
Pilgrimages to Medjugorge and Dubrovnik Oct 4th - 11th. For details
contact O'Leary Travel Enniscorthy 053 91 23844
Meetings held Tuesday & Saturday at 8:30pm in Brennan’s Market
Monday night 8:45pm in Day Care Centre.
St Vincent de Paul
Local Confidential helpline 087 3696883, please call if you need
S.V.P. request Box is now located at back of shop. There is a new
newspaper recycling bin beside SuperValu in aid of S.V.P.
..in Bunclody Tuesdays at 7:30pm.
Study Theology Online
Attend Saturday lectures in Tallaght or from the comfort of your own
home. Register now for Autumn 2019 firstname.lastname@example.org
01 404 8124
Waterford Institute of Technology
Certificate in Community Studies - Level 6
Venue: Bunclody FET Centre
Beginning: 10am on Thursday September 19th
Finishing: May 2020
Day/Time: Thursdays, 10am - 1pm
Applications to be returned before 6pm on Friday September 6th 2019.
50% of spaces will be reserved for applicants from the Bunclody area
Interviews will be held at venue on September 12th
Desired applicants should have some involvement in community
volunteering or work.
..recited for sick of the parish at 7:15 pm. New members most
welcome. I f you have relatives or friends who are ill at home or in
hospital, please let us know and they will be remembered in the rosary
and prayers for the sick. All are welcome to join in the prayer.
Mass is now available to watch online. To view the stream go to
mcnmedia.tv and search: Bunclody. All masses are available live. Contact
the Parish Office on 053 9376190 with questions/feedback.
Choir: Choir practice in Kilmyshall every Monday at 7:30pm.
New Members most welcome.
Prayer Group: meet every Wednesday after 7:30 pm Mass in the
Oratory. All are welcome.
Eucharistic Adoration: Tuesdays in the Church from 10:00am to
4:00pm. New Adorers always welcome.
Hall bookings and use of hall equipment MUST be booked through
Denis O’ Neill at 087 2196565.
Split the Pot Fri 19th July: Winner: Bridget Murphy Winnings:
€84. Sold in:
Half Way House
2nd Collection: ....
Eucharistic Ministers - August 2019:
- Saturday night: Marie Dowling
- Sunday Morning: Martin Cullen
Ministers of the Word - August 2019
- Saturday 24th : Riona Mahon
- Sunday 25th: Chris Atkinson
Bunclody Swimming Pool
Will hold their annual Pool Gala on Sunday 25th August 2019 from
2pm-6pm with warm up and registration from 1pm.
Clohamon Local Development
Thanks to all who supported our community fundraiser, the vintage
exhibitors and market traders, the Mahon's for the use of their field,
Mick Gahan who covered insurance, and special guests The Bridies (who
donated proceeds of their stall to our fund), The Stormin’ Normans, and
the vintage ponies & traps. A big thanks to John Ger Murphy in Bluerock
Networks Ltd Bunclody who donated €250 worth of raffle prizes. And
finally thanks to the tireless committee members without whom the day
wouldn't be possible.
Our next event is Clohamon's 1st Tractor Run on Sun 22nd September at
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THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK
Sadly, many people are no strangers to family feuds. In past
generations, things like land and inheritance were major causes of
family disagreements, causing parents to fall out with sons or
daughters, or siblings to stop speaking for years. We may have heard
other stories from our own families—secrets that were not talked about,
relatives who were shunned for "shaming" the family. These attitudes are
dying away, and that is good. We are less concerned with keeping up
appearances, and more focused on ensuring children feel loved and
Yet, there will always be conflicts in family life. Differences of
opinion can arise over beliefs or choices, sometimes causing immense
hurt on both sides. Often these disagreements are between generations.
Parents who have raised their children in the faith can feel hurt when a
son or daughter drifts away, or decides not to pass on the faith to
their own children. Grandparents of-ten carry this burden too.
Some conflict is unavoidable as we navigate these situations, but we
have a choice—do we allow anger and hurt to shape our interactions with
loved one, or do we listen with respect and try to understand and find
common ground? Per-haps these inevitable conflicts are what Jesus refers
to in today’s Gospel—father divided against son, mother against
daughter. It’s a surprising statement given his usual focus on peace.
But then, following Jesus is not a smooth path. Peace can be hard-won,
particularly in families where the are so many different personalities
and opin-ions. Let us pray for wisdom and patience to navigate the