Monthly Archives: December 2016

Coolmeen-Cranny Parish in 2016

Coolmeen Cross signDuring 2016, the following celebrations took place in our parish Churches:

  • Baptisms                                        9
  • First Holy Communion             6
  • Confirmation                               3
  • Marriages                                      7
  • Funerals                                        6

We pray that the Lord will always be present to us in the special and in the ordinary moments of our lives

Rest in Peace 2016

Cranny Holy Week Window

Pray for Eileen Finucane, Lancashire, England and formerly of Lissycasey who died recently.

Eileen was the wife of the late Ned Finucane, formerly of Effernan.

May she rest in prace.

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Pray for Betty Cunningham (née Hannon), Aylroe who died on 23 December, 2016.

Betty will repose at St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen on Tuesday 27 December from 6pm until 8pm. Her funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11am followed by burial in Kilfidane cemetery.

May the Lord grant Betty eternal rest and console her son Kevin, daughter Mary; Antionette and Teresa her daughters-in-law, Martin her son-in-lay and her nine grandchildren.

Betty’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen on Sunday 22 January at 9.45am

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Pray for Thomas O’Sullivan Thomas (Brewster) late of Lahinch and Cranny who died on  7 December 2016.

May the Lord grant Thomas eternal rest and console his wife Margaret, son Finbar, daughters Pamela and Melissa and all who knew and loved him.

Thomas will repose at his residence on Friday from 5pm to 8pm. Removal from his residence Saturday morning to Lahinch Church for 12 o’clock funeral Mass.

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We pray for Margaret Hanrahan (née O’Neill), Clondrina who died on Saturday, 3 December, 2016.

Margaret will repose at O’Donoghue’s Funeral Home, Kildysart from 5pm until 8pm on Monday, followed by removal to St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen.

Her funeral Mass will be celebrated  on Tuesday at 11am followed by burial in Kilmurry-McMahon cemetery.

We pray that the Lord may grant Margaret eternal rest and console her daughters Kathleen, Mary her sons Tommy and Pat and all who knew and loved her.

Margaret’s month’s mind Mass will be celebrated in St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen on Sunday, 8 January at 9.45am.

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You are asked to pray for Sinon Moloney late of Alyroe who died recently in Australia.

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console all who mourn him.

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You are asked to remember in your prayer Michael Corry, Moyfadda who died on 27 September, 2016.

Michael will repose at St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen on Friday from 4pm concluding with prayers for the dead at 7.30pm. The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 12 noon followed by burial in Kilfiddane cemetery.

May the Lord grant Michael eternal rest and console his wife Vera, his son MJ, his sisters Mary, Ann, Catherine and Theresa, his brothers Pat, Kieran, and Martin and all who formed part of his circle of love and care.

Michael’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen at 8pm on Thursday, 27 October, 2016.

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Pray for Pat O’Connor, Carrowreagh West who died on 23 September, 2016.

Pat will repose at O’Halloran’s Funeral Home, Kilmihil from 6pm to 8pm on Sunday, followed by removal to St Mary’s Church, Cranny.

His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 11am followed by burial in Cranny cemetery.

May the Lord grant Pat eternal rest and console his brothers J.J., Toss, Gerry, and Colm, his sisters Mary, Catherine, and Margaret all who mourn him.

The month’s mind Mass for Pat will be celebrated in St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Saturday 22 October at 8pm.

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Pray for Frank (Francie) Kelly, Cranny who died on 17 August, 2016.

Francie will repose at O’Donohue’s funeral home, Kildysart on Thursday from 5.30pm with removal to St Mary’s Church, Cranny at 8pm. His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 12noon followed by burial in Cranny cemetery.

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his wife, Maureen, family Mary, Gerard, Alice and  Francis, sisters Mary, Breda & Nellie, son-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends and all who knew and loved him.

Francie’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Saturday, 17 September at 8pm.

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Pray for Maureen Byrne (née McMahon) late of Sixcrosses who died in Dublin on 1 May, 2016.

May  the Lord grant her eternal rest and console all who mourn her.

Mass will be offered for Maureen on Friday, 24 June at 8pm.

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We pray for Monsignor Austin Monsignor McKeonMcKeon, Pastor Emeritus of Tulsk, Co Roscommon and a priest of the Diocese of Elphin who died on 25 April, 2016.

We pray that the Lord may grant him eternal rest and console his niece Brid Meaney and all who knew and loved him.

To read Austin’s obituary please click here 

 

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You are asked to remember in prayer Mary Sexton, Carrowreagh West, wife of the later Micko, who died on Easter Sunday, 27 March, 2016.

Mary will repose in O’Halloran’s Funeral Home, Kilmihil from 6 – 8pm on Monday, 28 March. Her funeral Mass will be celebrated in St Mary’s Church, Cranny at 11am on Tuesday followed by burial in Cranny cemetery.

May she rest in peace.

The month’s mind Mass for Mary will be celebrated in St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Saturday 23 April at 8pm.

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Christmas 2016 in Radharc na nOiléan Cluster of Parishes

Christmas 2016 in Radharc na nOiléan

Cluster of Parishes

Parishes of Ballynacally-Lissycasey, Coolmeen-Cranny and Kildysart

crib-st-benedicts-church-coolmeenChristmas Night Mass – Saturday, 24 December 2016

  • St Mary’s Church, Cranny at 6.30pm
  • Our Lady of the Wayside, Lissycasey at 7pm
  • Christ the King, Ballynacally at 8pm
  • St Michel’s Church, Kildysart at 8pm.

Christmas Day Mass – Sunday, 25 December 2016

  • St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen at 9.45am
  • Christ the King, Ballynacally at 10am
  • St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 11am

The Sacrament of Reconciliation

  • St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Monday, 19 December at 8pm
  • St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen on Tuesday, 20 December at 7pm
  • St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Wednesday, 21 December at 7pm
  • Christ the King, Ballynacally on Saturday, 17 December at 7pm
  • Our Lady of the Wayside, Lissycasey on Saturday, 24 December at 11am
  • Christ the King, Ballynacally on Saturday, 24 December at 12noon.

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We wish all the members of our parishes every happiness and blessing as we celebrate the birth of our Saviour, the Christ child at Christmas. We thank you for your generous contributions towards the life of our parishes through your presence and prayer at Mass and other liturgies, the gift of your time and talents through your work in parish ministries and on committees and your financial support for the parishes and clergy.

May Christ be born in the hearts and homes of each of us as we celebrate the great feast of Christmas.

Fr Joe Hourigan, PP                                        Fr Albert McDonnell, P

Weddings 2016

We congratulate Colette Eustace, Erribul and Frank Barry who celebrated the sacrament of marriage in St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen on Saturday, 17 December 2016.

May the Lord bless their marriage and their home.

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We congratulate Claire O’Dea, Six Crosses and Leon Moloney, Doolin who celebrated the sacrament of marriage at St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Thursday, 1 December, 2016.

May the Lord bless their marriage snd their family.

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We congratulate Mairéad Kennedy, Derryshane and Brendan Keehan, Chusheen who celebrated the sacrament of marriage in St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen on Friday, 25 November, 2016

May the Lord bless their marriage and home.

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We congratulate Niamh O’Connell, Clondrina and Maurice Lucas, Derryshane who celebrated the sacrament of marriage in St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Saturday 29 October, 2016.

May the Lord bless their marriage and home.

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We congratulate Orla Shannon, Cranny and Richie Tibble, Ennis who celebrated the sacrament of marriage in St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Friday, 30 September, 2016.

May the Lord bless their marriage and their home.

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We congratulate Edel Eyres, Cranny and Raymond Bohannon, Kildysart who celebrated the sacrament of marriage in St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Saturday, 24 September, 2016.

May the Lord bless their marriage and their home.

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We congratulate Martina Hehir, Cranny and Brian Eustace, Kildysart who celebrated the sacrament of marriage in St Mary’s Church, Cranny on Saturday, 6 August 2016.

May the Lord bless their marriage and their home.

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We congratulate Catherine Fahy, Ballinderreen, Co Galway and Martin Lucas, Derryshane who celebrated the sacrament of marriage in St Colman’s Church, Ballinderreen on Saturday, 9 April 2016.

May the Lord bless their marriage and their home.

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For weddings in 2015 and previous hears please click here