Notices – 27th October 2019

Feast of All Saints 1st November.  Masses Innishannon Thursday 31st October at 7.30pm & Friday 1st November at 11.30.  Knockavilla Friday 1st at 10am.

Novena to the Holy Souls 2nd – 10th November

Sat 2nd Knockavilla 10am & Innishannon 6.30pm

Sun 3rd Knockavilla 10am & Innishannon 11.30am

Monday 4th Knockavilla 9.30am & Innishannon 7.30pm

Tuesday 5th Knockavilla 9.30am & Innishannon 7.30pm

Wednesday 6th Knockavilla 9.30am & Innishannon 7.30pm

On Wednesday 6th we will pray for the deceased & bereaved of the past year. 

Thursday 7th Knockavilla 9.30am & Innishannon 7.30pm

Friday 8th Knockavilla 9.30am & Innishannon 7.30pm

Saturday 9th Knockavilla 10am & Innishannon 6.30pm (NB time)

Sunday 10th Knockavilla 10am & Innishannon 11.30am

Envelopes for the Novena of Masses are available in both churches.

Station Masses Friday 13th December at 7.30pm for Dromkeen & Curranure in Margaret & Jerry O’Sullivans.  If you want to hold the Station Mass in your home, please contact Fr. Finbarr.

Safeguarding (October is Safeguarding month for Children & Vulnerable Adults) Communicating the Church’s safeguarding message, policies and procedures is an important role of the safeguarding committee. On the safeguarding page of the Diocesan website /safeguarding you will find our safeguarding plans, policies and guidance.  We have also produced a safeguarding newsletter and an information leaflet on Human Trafficking which will be available soon in the church and on the website.


We pray for Terry & Jimmy Kenefick, Bishopstown, Denis O Riordan, Ballinacurra, Joan Bernard, The Village and Dan & Eileen Cullinane, Bandon.

Extra Collection

There will be an extra collection next weekend for the Parish Fund.


We welcome Conor Patrick Doyle, Ballincollig and Jeremiah James Lehane, Aherla to the Christian Community.

Book of Revelations (Date change due to Bank Holiday)

Chona Evans will speak on the Book of Revelations in St. Patrick’s Upton on Monday 4th November at 8pm.  All welcome.

Innishannon/Knockavilla Friendship Club

31st October: Health & Beauty talk with Mary Mullins.   Transport provided, new members welcome.  Call Kathleen 087-7613184/Assumpta 087-9578127.

Invitation to Spend Holy Hour (or part of)

In Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament during the following times:  Innishannon Wednesdays from 10.00-1.00 and from 3.00 to 9.00;    Knockavilla Fridays after the 9.30 Mass and in Upton on Tuesdays from 10.30-1.00, from 3.00-5.00 and from 8.00-9.00.

Innishannon Knockavilla Defibrillator Group Table Quiz

Our annual Quiz fundraising quiz will be held on Friday, January 31st 2020 in Barrett’s Bar, Innishannon. Save the date.

Youth 2000 Retreat

The Munster Youth 2000 Religious Retreat for people between 16 and 35 years old is on in St Brendan’s College Killarney on 1st 2nd 3rd November. Please check out their website

Gurrane School Clothes Collection

Please donate clean unwanted clothes, also bed linen, towels, curtains, shoes, bags, belts & soft toys. No Duvets or pillows accepted. Drop off times to the school hall are Tues 29th Oct 6.30-7.30, Sat 2nd Nov 11.30-12.30 and during school hours on Mon & Tues 4th & 5th Nov. If these drop times don’t suit please contact 086-3478903 and we will arrange collection from you.

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto

No Jackpot winnerGAA Lotto is on Monday 28th October 2019 in Twohig’s Bar.   Jackpot €3,500.  Last week’s numbers were 01-11-17-27.  Winners of €20: Anne O’Connor c/o Downs Centra, Brendan O’Sullivan c/o Johnny’s, Patsy White c/o Nora Creedon, Mike Lynch c/o Twohigs, Donal Og c/o Johnny’s, John Canty, Russell Hill, Ian Buttimer, The Spires, Oliver Kiely, Kilnagnady, Chris O’Donovan, Briar Hill & Karl Dempsey, Ard Aoibhinn.

GAA Clubs Draw Hasgreat prizes with 10 prizes of €20,000, 10 year Premium Pairc Ui Caoimh Tickets & 19 other prizes of cash & hotel breaks in each of 12 monthly draws. Last year our members won over €6,000 in prizes.  Tickets cost €100 or €10 per month for 10 months. Of this €45 is returned to the club to help fund the great sporting and recreational facilities being provided in our parish.  Support your club, join today for less than €2 per week and be in with a chance to win these fabulous prizes.  First draw November 1st 2019.  Contact Denis O Riordan 087-9096691 Paul Hoey 087-6196254 Ted O Donovan 086-8246827 or Claire O Shea 086-3470503 or online at

Understanding Yourself

A talk for autistic teens & their parents. This talk is suitable for teens with a diagnosis of autism or Asperger’s. Bru Columbanus, Wilton, Sat Nov 2nd 12-2pm. More info under Autism Training on

Kilmacsimon Swimming & Rowing Club Lotto Results

Lotto Results October 21st, 2019.  Numbers drawn – 1, 10, 16.  No jackpot winner.  €35 winners:  Donncha O’Sullivan, c/o Fiddlers, Claudia Harrington, c/o Paddy Lovell, Tony Flavin, c/o Barrett’s Innishannon.  Next week’s jackpot is €2,200 and will be held in Chaplin’s Bar, Bandon on Monday October 28th.

Innishannon Parent & Toddler Group

Meet every Wednesday 10-12am at the Innishannon Parish Hall. Enjoy a cup of tea, home baking and a chat with other parents while the kids play, do arts and crafts and some singing in a safe environment. Check out our Facebook page.

Parish Office/News

The Parish office will be open each Thursday 9am-2pm.  Please have your notices in by Wednesday to ensure inclusion.  You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with parish news.  Also note that the weekly notices are posted on the website at