Murroe/Boher Newsletter 31st Dec 2017

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

Tel. 386227 Mobile 087 9814051                                  Tel. 352223 Mobile 087 6291557

 Recent Deaths: Noreen Holland, Cobh

Willie O’Farrell, Murroe. Funeral arrangements later.

 Anniversaries:                                   Murroe

Mary & Michael Minihan and

Rhona Kett-Sheridan and

Jackie O’Flynn                                                            7pm this Saturday

Michael Walsh                                                            11.30am this Sunday

Pa Joe and Paddy McCormack                                   7pm next Saturday

Jim Collins                                                                  11.30am next Sunday


Eileen, Jim and Peter McNamara                                10am this Sunday

Deceased members of the Walsh family, Cloughnadromin and

Kitty and James Lynch and

Breda Cartwright (Née Foley)                                    10am next Sunday

                              May They Rest in Peace

 Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Kathleen Walters 6th Jan, Liz Barron 7th Jan Murroe: Elizabeth Power Lynch 7pm 5th Jan. Suzanne Barron 9am 6th Jan, Anthony Neville 11.30am 6th Jan, Bridget Hayes 7pm 6th Jan. Michael O’Loughlin 9am 7th Jan, Bridget McLoughlin 11.30am 7th Jan.

 Masses for coming week: No Mass on Monday.

 The Epiphany of the Lord – Holy day 5/6 January: Vigil Mass in Murroe 7pm Friday. Masses on Saturday – Boher 10am. Murroe 9 and 11.30am.

 Adoration in Murroe will finish at 6pm on Friday night to facilitate Mass.

 Sincere thanks for your contributions to the Priests collection over the last 2 weekends. Special thanks to those who contributed more than what was asked.

 Sincere thanks to all who helped prepare our Churches for Christmas; the Sacristans, Readers, Eucharistic Ministers, Organists, Choirs, Altar Servers and everybody else who helped. Special thanks to the people who assisted with the car parking in Boher Church on Christmas Eve, much appreciated. Also to all those who helped in any way during the past year – many thanks.

 Senior Citizen’s New Year’s Party in Murroe Hall on Sunday 7th January. Mass at 1pm with Lunch at 2pm. Tickets €15 each. Church Gate Collection for the Senior Citizens Party will take place next weekend of 6/7 January.

 Knowing Knotweed – You may have seen council signage warning; “JAPANESE KNOTWEED DO NOT CUT” – But would you like to know why? An open information evening on Japanese Knotweed will be held in Liscarroll Community Centre, County Cork on Tuesday 9th January at 7pm. Organised by local ecologists and concerned citizens with assistance from Ballyhoura Development CLG, Local Agenda 21 and Cork County Council. All Welcome!

 MURROE-BOHER ANNUAL NEWSLETTER: Murroe-Boher Annual Newsletter is available for sale now in all retail outlets in Murroe and in O’Neill’s Bar and Pa McGrath’s Bar in Boher and Ballysimon Service Station, Beary’s Cross.

 Church Windows Fundraising: Jimmy Buckley will perform in concert in Murroe Church on Sunday 4th March 2018. Tickets cost €20 each and are currently available in Post Office and Local shops in Murroe, and O’Neill’s and Pa McGrath’s in Boher.

 Boher Community Development Association has launched its 2018 Parish Calendar. It contains beautiful photos of times past and present of the people of Boher. It is on sale from all local businesses or any committee member. Cost €5.

 Murroe-Boher Historical Society Calendar now on sale in local shops. Price €8. Ideal gift for family living away from home. 50% of profits will go to Charity.


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