Notices – 9th June 2019

Invitation to Episcopal Ordination

The Parish has received seven invitations to the Episcopal Ordination on Sunday 30th June at 3pm (Invitation above).  If you are interested in attending please contact Fr.Finbarr.  If more than seven people are interested, we will have a draw.

Graveyard Masses

Wednesday 26th June at 7.30pm in Knockavilla & Thursday 27th June at 7.30pm in Innishannon.


On behalf of the parishioners of Innishannon/Knockavilla parish, I would like to extend a warm welcome to the players, mentors, families & supporters of Clara GAA & Conahy Shamrocks Camogie Clubs who are amongst us this weekend for the Féile Na Gael 2019.  Fr. Finbarr.

Station Mass

Station forKnockroe, Farnagow & Ballymountain South at Sheila & Jim Connolly’s Wednesday 12th June at 8pm.  Station forSkevanish at Helen & Martin O’Callaghan’s Thursday 13th June at 7.30pm.


We pray for Liam O’Mahony, Farnahoe, Jeremiah & May McCarthy, Dunmanway, Willie Curtin, Castlelack & William Hennessy, Vicarstown


We welcome Muireann Kate Mulqueen, Lissagroom Meadows, Crossbarry & Ella – Mai Crowley, Killountain, Innishannon to the Christian Community.

Recent Marriage

Congratulations to Vivien Melia, The Spires & Olan Murray, Lismore, Co Waterford on their recent wedding.

Ministers of the Eucharist Innishannon/Knockavilla

The July to December 2019 Rota (Innishannon) is now ready & can be collected from the Sacristy.  If you would like to become a Minister of the Eucharist, please contact Fr Finbarr (Eucharistic Ministers are needed in both churches).

The Book of Revelations  

Chona Evans will speak on the Book of Revelations in St. Patrick’s Upton on Monday 24th June at 8pm. All welcome.

Parish Office

The parish office will close for the Summer on Thursday 20th June at 2pm.  The last bulletin will be Sunday June 23rd.  Please have your notices in by Wednesday. 

Knockavilla Church

Are looking for volunteers for a one month in the year roster for church cleaning and altar flowers.  Any help much appreciated.  Contact Mary 086-3775320.

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.

Knockavilla Bridge Club

Summer Bridge will commence on Tuesday 25th.June at 8pm, in Knockavilla Hall. All levels welcome.  Beginners especially welcome.  Come along and learn to play Bridge.

Innishannon I.C.A

Due to unforeseen circumstances some people that were due to go on the I.C.A outing had to cancel and a few seats have become available.  If you are interested in going with the group please call 086-0532283 or 021-4775366.  The outing is on the last Sunday in June for 3 nights & 4 days including a visit to Knock shrine.

Annual West Cork Pilgrimage to Cork

Annual West Cork Eucharistic Pilgrimage to Knock (via Innishannon) on Saturday 15th June.    Ring Frank at 087-9090340.

Gardens & Galleries

Just two weeks to Gardens and Galleries on the 15th and 16th June.  On that weekend many visitors will come to Innishannon. Over the next two weeks as all the village homes and businesses put out their window boxes and hanging baskets the village will look wonderful.   We live in a beautiful place so let’s welcome our visitors looking good!

Open Garden

Open garden to raise funds for our local school in Castlelack, open Sunday 9th June between 1-5pm at Kieran & Catherine Curtin’s, Castlelack, Bandon, Co Cork.  For more information call 086-8505952.

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 087-279006 or Jack 087-7984873 and our local Hall team will plant and maintain.

Valley Rovers GAA Lotto

No Jackpot winnerGAA Lotto is on Sunday 9th June 2019 in Twohigs Bar.  Jackpot €2,150.  Last week’s numbers were 03-07-25-32.  Winners of €20: John O’Sullivan c/o Railway Bar, John Shiels c/o Twohigs, Pat Kearney & Maureen Green c/o F.Kearney, Paul Cronin, Clashanimud, Marie O’Brien, Lissaniskey, Sean O’Flynn, Ballymountain, Martin O’Leary, Slievegullane, Paul Manning, Kilpatrick & Noreen L’Estrange, Cul Na Croise.

Kilmacsimon Rowing Club Lotto Results

Lotto Results June 3rd, Numbers drawn 3, 16, 25, No jackpot winner, €35 winners: John Cronin c/o Barrett’s Killeady, Conor O’Leary, Bandon, Gerard Burke, Innishannon.  Next week’s jackpot is €6,850 and will be held in the Brinny Inn on Monday June 10th.

Anam Cara, West Cork

The organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Parent Evening on Tuesday 21st May at 7:20pm in the Munster Arms Hotel, Bandon. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether their death was recent or not. Please note there will be no events in July or August, please contact us on or 085 2888 888 for any queries.

Medjugorje Conference and Day of Prayer

With Sr. Briege McKenna Saturday 31st August 2019 Neptune Stadium, Cork. Tickets €20 available on Enter discount code EARLYBIRD for discount price of €15 available until 31st May 2019. All tickets purchased included in entry for free pilgrimage to Medjugorje from Cork or Dublin. Booking fees apply.  Contact Sean O’Shaughnessy 086-2959380.