Notices – 22nd September 2019

Station Mass

Friday 18th October at 8pm for Knockroe, Farnagow & Ballymountain South at Jane & Gus Crowley’s.

If you want to hold the Station Mass in your home, contact Fr. Finbarr.  During the month of August, three station masses were already held.

Recent Deaths

We pray for Paddy O’Sullivan, Scairtín, Bothar na Sop, Philomena O’Brien (Nee Cronin) Portlaoise/Clashanimud & Sheila (Cissie) McCarthy, Ballygroman/Curranure who died recently.


We pray for Liam Hurley, Shippool & Jerh Desmond, Skevanish, Mike & Tess Lynch, Russell Hill, John & Hannah May Hurley, Tuough.

Extra Collection

There will be an extra collection next weekend for Priesthood Education.

Mass at St Patrick’s Upton

Mass with Rosary and Benediction on Monday night 30th September at 7.30pm.  Celebrant Fr. John Keane…Everybody welcome.

Ministers of the Eucharist Innishannon/Knockavilla

If you would like to become a Minister of the Eucharist, please contact Fr Finbarr.  Please note: Knockavilla Church- Ministers of the Eucharist- Rota for 12 months is now available in the Sacristy.

Innishannon/Knockavilla Friendship Club

26th September: Bingo, 3rd October: Exercises with Alan.  Transport provided, new members welcome.  Call Kathleen 087-7613184/Assumpta 087-9578127.

Valley’s Lipsync

Wednesday the 25th of September at 7.30pm in Barrett’s lounge we are officially launching Valleys Lipsync with an information night. Please come down and see for yourself what this is all about.


Yes it’s that time of year again. To put on your thinking cap and write for Candlelight.  Maybe it is something that you always meant to do! Why not do it this year.  Or have you a photo that many would enjoy looking at?  Candlelight is written by the people for the people.  It is your magazine!  And your articles keep it going.   The deadline is September 30th.

Local children run to Raise Money for Mental Health

Ruby and Leila Cummins from Scoil Eoin & their Mom Julie will be running in the Cork Women’s Mini-Marathon on Sunday, Sept 22nd.  They are doing it to raise funds for KYSS, Kinsale Youth Support Services which although it says Kinsale, it actually covers 10 parishes including Innishannon. The funds are used to employ a mental health support worker & also to fund private Counselling for young people in need of support. It’s a great cause as we all need to mind our mental health, especially our young people, they are the future. If anyone would like to sponsor them a few euro for this event, they would really appreciate it.

Valley Rovers GAA Juvenile Club Fun Day

Sunday 22nd September in The Bleach, Innishannon (12-2.30pm early finish to avoid a clash with the Ladies Football County Final).  Sponsored walk, Academy Game, U7/U8, U9/U10 & U11/U12 Street League, Skills Challenges, Dunk the Mentor & Refreshments.

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto

No Jackpot winnerGAA Lotto is on Sunday 22nd September 2019 in Twohigs Bar Jackpot €2,750.  Last week’s numbers were 01-12-15-30.  Winners of €20: Mark Crowley c/o Downs Centra, Kay Cotter c/o Twohigs, Adrian Coveney c/o F.Kearney, Jerry Hubbard, Aghina, Nancy O’Driscoll, Curra, Jerry Reilly, Roselawn, Brian Lehane, Kilpatrick, Eoin O’Riordan, Knockavilla, Gearoid O’Sullivan, Clouracaun & Mary Weathers, Newmarket.

Fixture Junior A Ladies Football County Final v Donoughmore in Kilmurry at 3pm on Sun 22nd Sept. Please come and support.

The Memory Tree Project

Would you like to plant a tree in memory for a loved?  Or to mark a special occasion.  Buy a tree and contact Anna 087-2790006 or Jack 087-7984873 and our local Hall team will plant and maintain.

Kilmacsimon Swimming & Rowing Club Lotto Results

Lotto Results September 16th.  Numbers drawn – 7, 10, 27.  No jackpot winner €35 winners: Orla Organ, Bandon, Sheila O’Neill, Ballinard, Rolf Straub c/o Mary’s.  Next week’s jackpot is €1,450 and will be held in the O’Donovans, Ballinadee on Monday September 23rd.

Cork Scripture Group

Cork Scripture Group: 4 nights on Matthew’s Gospel; The Prophecy Fulfilled in October and Saturday workshop on Working Together to renew the Church; A Biblical View (Fr Gerry O’Hanlon S.J.) Cost €50.  To book a place please

A Day in Honour of Our Lady in Knock Shrine

A day in Honour of Our Lady – “Calling all Families”. Consecrate your families to Our Lady on Saturday, 5th October in Knock Shrine at the 3pm Pilgrimage Mass. Followed by testimony, food and music in the Rest and Care Centre and concludes with a Holy Hour to pray for our Priests, Bishops and their Dioceses. To book your seat on the subsidised bus (€10 charge, Booking Essential) please call 0949375993 or email:

Monthly Day of Recollection

Monthly Day of Recollection in the spirituality of the Servant of God Mother Marie Adele Garnier.  St.Benedict’s Priory, Cobh, Co.Cork. Saturday 28th September.  The theme is “Heart speaks to heart”.  First talk 11am.  Mass at 9am at the Priory or 10am at the Cathedral.  Lunch provided.  Cost: Donation   Ends with tea at 3.30pm.

Open Night Coláiste na Toirbhirte

Coláiste na Toirbhirte – Open Night Thursday 3rd October 2019 from 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm.  All Welcome.

Bridge Lessons

For beginners starting Monday September 16th at 7.30 for Ballinhassig.  Bridge lessons for beginners in Kinsale Community School starting Wednesday October 2nd. Registration through the school or details from Bernie on 087-2575689.

Commissioning Mass

We would love to have you join us for our 2019-20 Commissioning Mass on 21st September at St Eunan’s Cathedral Letterkenny, Co. Donegal at 4pm.  We are excited to be commissioning eight teams of netters, a record number in Ireland who will soon go out and bring the Good News to the youth of Ireland.  If you live too far away or are unable to join us, you can watch it live streamed on our Facebook page NET Ministries Ireland.

Parish News/Office

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