26-09-2021  Newsletter

Most Holy Trinity: Mass Intentions

  • Saturday 25th September
    7:00pm Bridie & Larry Doyle, Church Road, Anniversary. Special Intention. Michael & Ellen Taylor, Margaret Doyle & deceased members of the O’Connor & Taylor Family. Bridie Larrissey, Month’s Mind.
  • Sunday 26th September
    9:00am Paddy Ivory & Dan McGrath, Anniversary. Catherine Forde, Anniversary.
    12 Noon Laurence & Fr Tom Breen, Millview House.
  • Wednesday 29th September
    9:00am Thanksgiving.
  • Saturday 2nd October
    7:00pm Eileen Murphy, 1st Anniversary. Matthew Edith Kavanagh, Carrigduff. Jack Cahill, Anniversary, Formerly Irish street.
  • Sunday 3rd October
    12 Noon Paddy Dillon, Anniversary, Main Street. Bernie Moorehouse, Anniversary, Main Street

Envelope Collection

Monday 20th September : €374.70 Thank You for your Generosity

Pastoral Council

A Pastoral Council Meeting will take place on Wednesday 29th September at 8pm in the Pastoral Centre. We hope all can attend.

Collections during Mass

The 1st collection is for the benefit of the Priest.
The 2nd collection is for the upkeep of the electricity, heating, repairs etc.

Your support for both is much appreciated.

Eucharistic Adoration:

  • Every Monday 9.30am– 8.00pm
  • Tuesday to Friday 7:30—8:30am, Saturday 9:30—10:30am.
  • No Adoration on Bank Holidays

Special Ministers for October 2021

Ministers of the Word:

  • 7:00pm:
  • 9:00am:
  • 12 Noon:

Eucharistic Ministers:

  • 7:00pm:
  • 9:00am:
  • 12 Noon:

Altar Servers:

  • 7:00pm : Altar servers
  • 9:00am : are not currently
  • 12 Noon : attending mass.

Flower Society:

Shrine Rota:

  • The Parish Office

Autumn Dues are Due at this time.

St Mary Magdalene Kilmyshall

  • Saturday 25th September 8:00pm Paddy Murphy, Cloneybyrne, Anniversary Mark Murphy, Killanure, Anniversary. John Babs Redmond, 10th Anniversary.
  • Sunday 26th September 10:30am Jim, Molly & Nancy Fitzhenry.


Choir: Is not currently being held due to COVID19.
Prayer Group: Rosary is recited in Kilmyshall every evening Monday - Friday at 7:00pm.
Eucharistic Adoration: Every Tuesday 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: Friday: 17th September Winner: Michael Redmond €160 Seller : H.W.H Shop. Envelopes are available from H.W.H Shop, Steemers, Cahill’s hardware, D & M Laundrette, Glanbia, Redmond’s Bar, Byrnes Hardware Ryland Lower & Kilmyshall Parish Office. Your support is greatly appreciated.

A new list of readers is currently being prepared . New readers are required. If you would like to read at Mass, please contact Readers
Coordinator Liz at 087 7440791 .

THANK YOU to parishioners who continue to donate by dropping in their envelope contributions into the Parish Office, Church or Parochial house, Your continued support is greatly appreciated.

As a Consequence of Covid-19 the Parish Raffle will be the Parish’s main Fundraising Event again this year. We would like to express our gratitude to all who helped make the raffle successful last year. Those who sponsored prizes and to all who bought tickets. Parish Council Representatives will be delivering Raffle tickets in your area in the coming weeks. We hope you will support our 2021 Parish Raffle as generously as you have in the past.

Live Streaming Of Masses In St. Mary Magdalene Church Kilmyshall Will Commence On Wednesday 17th March St. Patrick’s Day And Can Be Accessed By Going Onto Kilmyshallparish.Com And Clicking On Live Video.

Please inform Fr Duffy or Kilmyshall Parish Office if a relative is sick or in hospital Contact: 053 9377188 / 086 4460232

Bunclody Parish Office

Opening Hours 27th September - 8th October

  • MONDAY - 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • TUESDAY – 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • FRIDAY – 8:30am - 1:00pm

Closed for lunch 1:00pm-1:30pm Mon-Thur

Parish Office Contact No: 053 93 76190 E-mail:
Fr O’Connor Contact No: 053 93 77319
Sisters Contact No: 053 93 75398

Mount Leinster Community Employment CLG

Grounds Person/Maintenance
HWH/Bunclody GAA Club
One Position
Job Reference – CES 2195787

Caretaker – Kilmyshall Parish
One Position
Job Reference – CES 2195789
Closing date 4th November, 2021 for both positions

Age limit 21 years upwards
To Check your eligibility and placed on referral list contact:
Local D.E.A.S.P (Intreo) Office Enniscorthy 053-9239300 OR
Bunclody Parish Office (Opened Monday -
Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm & Friday 8:30am-1:00pm) 053 9376190

Upcoming QQI Level 3 Courses

QQI Level 3 - Career Preparation
Thursday 30th September - Thursday 2nd December 9.30am - 11.30am

QQI Level 3 - Internet Skills
Thursday 30th September - Thursday 2nd December 2pm - 4pm

QQI Level 3 - Desktop Publishing
Wednesday 29th September - Wednesday 1st December: 2pm - 4pm

QQI Level 3 - Word Processing
Wednesday 29th September - Wednesday 1st December: 9.30am - 11:30am

If anybody is interested please contact: Ballon Business & Training Service
Tel: 059-915-9447 Email:

MCN - Livestream Recordings

MCN have updated us that recordings on the livestream can now only be stored on MCN website for a maximum of 1 week and will be removed after that, this is due to GDPR regulations. However the Parish Office will have a downloaded copy of each recording which can be transferred onto your USB if you would like a copy.

Bunclody Parish Newsletter

If anybody is interested in receiving our weekly parish newsletter by email each week, please contact the parish office on 053 93 76190 or and we can arrange to add your email to our list.

Bunclody ICA - New members needed

It is 70 years since ICA was started in Bunclody. The guild has always been very active in the parish for all those years. We want to keep that tradition alive. But, due in no small way to Covid 19 and the demographic ageing of our members, we are desperately looking for new members to join our guild. We meet once a month and have a guest speaker. Sometimes have various crafts, etc at our meeting. We also meet once a month for coffee and chat in local restaurant. Sadly, if we do not get new members, we may have to close the guild. If you have 2 hours to spare, once a month, and to keep the guild open, which was kept going by so many wonderful women in the past.

Please phone 087 2805426 or 086 8135587

Alcoholics Anonymous

Meetings held Tuesday & Saturday at 8:30pm in Brennan’s Market Square


Monday night 8:45pm in Day Care Centre.

St Vincent de Paul

Local Confidential helpline 087 3696883, please call if you need help.

St Vincent De Paul

St Vincent De Paul charity shop Bunclody is looking for volunteers to help in store. If you’re interested please contact Zoe at 085 8705670 or email for more information.


..request Box now located at back of shop. There is a new newspaper recycling bin beside SuperValu in aid of S.V.P.

Guided Pilgrimages on the Lough Derg

Pilgrim Path will be offered on Sunday 12th, Wednesday 15th, Saturday 18th & Sunday 26th September and Sunday 3rd October, with Mass outdoors, weather permitting. The full route is a 12km loop, with a shorter 8km option. Advance booking is essential. For further information email: or telephone: 0(0353) 719861518.
Lough Derg Pilgrim Path, Pettigo, Co Donegal. F94 N289

Bunclody Library

Summer Stars Reading Adventure 2021 has now started in Bunclody Library and will run until the end of August. All children are invited to join the adventure and to enjoy the fun and pleasure of reading and writing, and participation will also help maintain and improve reading levels over the summer months. Children are encouraged to visit the library regularly during the adventure with gifts being awarded at regular intervals. Summer Stars is non-competitive and every child who reads even one book is regarded as having completed the programme – and it’s all completely free! For more information on Summer Stars activities, including online story time, short story competition, online quizzes and more please visit:

Follow Bunclody Library on Facebook for any updates and further information on local activities and events throughout the summer or phone the library at 053 9375466 or email at

COVID-19 Support Line for Older People

ALONE have launched a national support line and additional supports for older people who have Concerns, or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 Coronavirus. Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am - 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024.

Bunclody Day Care Services

Due to the COVID-19 Bunclody Day Care remains closed and is not opening for Monday Club, or Tuesday and Thursday Day Care Services. We apologise for this inconvenience and will update on reopening as soon as possible.

Hope and Dream 10

Saturday 2nd October at 4pm Route: Start Gahan’s village Bar Clohamon up hand hill, turn left at Codds pub back to clohamon, You can register at


Mass is available to watch online. To view go to and search: Bunclody.
All masses available live. Contact the Parish Office on 053 9376190 with any queries you may have.


John objected w hen a person, who was not in their group, cast out demons in Jesus’ name. Jesus himself had no problems with this. Jealousy can poison our outlook even when what is done by another is good. ‘S/he is invading my patch’. Perhaps you have seen, in yourself or in others, the negative effect of jealousy and the contrasting positive effect of being able to rejoice that good is being done, irrespective of the person doing it.

In Strong terms Jesus condemns those who are destructive of the life of others, particularly the ‘little ones’. Just as Jesus came that we might have life and have it to the full, we likewise are here to make a positive difference to others. What was it like for you when you were able to do something that was helpful to another?

Rather dramatically Jesus tells us to cut off a hand, or tear out an eye, rather than harm another. It is not to be taken literally but it does mean that we should not be casual about our efforts to live a good life. When have you experienced the benefits of an element of seriousness in your approach to life?

John Byrne OSA


St Therese of Lisieux is one of the patron saints of the ‘Hook of Faith’. This week we explore why she is patron saint of the missions as we celebrate her feast day on 1st October. To mark the ‘Season of Creation’, Archbishop Dermot Farrell has published the document ‘The Cry of the Earth, the Cry of the Poor’. We feature extracts from this important document. The homily for the Twenty-Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time reminds us that we are anointed as prophets who are called not just to do good but to multiply the good. Bishop Robert Barron directs us to how to live a meaningful life and finally, the newsletter insert reminds us of an important part of the Church’s social teaching, namely the equal distribution of goods which is at the heart of the second reading this Sunday.

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  • The Parish of Bunclody/Kilmyshall shall be a community:
  • Of renewed faith and commitment to Christ expressed in prayer and genuine Eucharistic worship where all participate fully.
  • With deep respect for and interest in each and every person.
  • Flourishing in love, care, support, co-operation, education and communication, building to the unity of the Body of Christ.
  • Reaching out the hand of welcome to all who do not belong to our faith and worshipping community.

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