Moycarkey / Littleton / Two-Mile-Borris Newsletter

Thirty – First Sunday in Ordinary Time               3rd November 2019

Fr Tom Fogarty … 44317 or 086-2425425 email:

Fr George Bourke…44227 or 087-4182900 email:

Parish Office: Secretary: Kay Doherty: Phone: 60018: email:

Weekday Masses

Moycarkey Church: Monday to Friday at 9.00am.

Littleton Church: Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri at 9.00am; Thursday at 7.30pm.

Two-Mile-Borris Church: Mon & Wed at 10.00am & Friday at 7.30pm.

Masses for the Holy Souls 30 Masses will be offered for the Holy Souls during November.  Envelopes for lists of those you wish to be remembered are now available in the church porches, and they should be returned as soon as possible.

Special Masses for the Dead and for the Bereaved Families: Two-Mile-Borris: Friday 8th November at 7.30pm; Moycarkey: Thursday 14th November at 7.30pm; Littleton: Wednesday 20th November at 7.30pm.

Rosary & Blessing of Graves: – Sunday 3rd of November: St. Peter’s Cemetery, Moycarkey – 2.30pm; Old Cemetery – 2.50pm; Galboola – 3.30pm; Littleton Cemetery – 12.45pm; Ballymoreen – 1.15pm; Two-Mile-Borris – 11.15am.


Rosary in Cemeteries – Sunday 10th, 17th & 24th of November

St. Peter’s Moycarkey & Littleton at 2.30pm; Old Cemetery, Moycarkey at 2.50pm; Ballymoreen at 3.00pm; Two-Mile-Borris 3.00pm & Galboola 3.30pm.


Sacrament of Baptism: The next information session will be held in the Parish Office on Monday November 11th from 7.30-8.15pm. Please contact the Parish Office in advance to confirm your place on the course. Parish Office (0504 – 60018).

Development & Upkeep of Church Property: Will be taken up at all Masses next weekend.  Please support.

Epilepsy Ireland: Will hold their Church Gate collection after all Masses this weekend.  Please support.

Siul Eile Parish Walks : Next parish walk is at Clover Big, meeting at TMB primary school on Wednesday 6th at 7.30pm.

Holycross/Ballycahill Drama Group: Presents ‘Sive’ by John B. Keane in Holycross Community Centre on Thurs 7th, Fri 8th & Sun 10th at 8.30pm.


Masses Livestreamed from Littleton:

Please tell your loved ones (home & abroad) about this service and encourage them to tune in to enlarge our prayerful congregation. The following is the link:


Ministers of the Eucharist/Ministers of the Word/Adult Choir: A meeting will take place in the Múintir Na Tíre Hall, Littleton on Wednesday, November 6th at 7.30pm.  Fr. Éamonn Fitzgibbon, Director of the Irish Institute for Pastoral Studies (based in St. Patrick’s Campus, Thurles), will speak about the importance of all roles. All members are requested to attend.

Suir Haven Cancer Support Centre: Will hold its monthly bereavement support meeting at 11am on Tuesday, 5th Nov at Clongour Road, Thurles. Suir Haven is also holding its Ceremony of Light in Bohernanave Church on Sunday, 10th Nov from 5-6. This Ceremony remembers all of our loved ones who have passed away with an hour of song and reflections and candles are lit on the night, no charge, donations gratefully received.

Progressive 25 Card Game: In Aid of Moycarkey/Borris Community Employment Project Littleton on Thursday 7th November 2019 at 8.30pm in the Community & Sports Centre, Littleton. Prize Fund €1000 (pro rata). Ticket Price €10. Tickets can be obtained from Stephanie & Jackie.

Youth Club Leaders/Volunteers: Due to growing club numbers, youth club volunteers & leaders are needed for junior & senior clubs. This local social outlet for young people aged 9 & up brings young people from all sides of the parish together through supervised games, events & outings during the year. Any adults or young people interested in giving an hour or two of their time in helping/supervising can contact William 083-8684587.



Moycarkey Church: This Saturday at 6.30pm: Noreen Gleeson, Gaile, Thurles; Next Sunday at 9.00am: Ned Regan, Ballymoreen, Littleton.

Littleton Church: This Saturday at 7.30pm: Martin & Elizabeth Ely, Newhill; Harry & Chrissie Ely, Ronnie & Pauline Ely & their uncle Christy Ryan; Jimmy Kelly, his sister Mary Maher, brothers Martin & Paddy & all the deceased members of the Kelly family; Maria Cranley, late of Bray; This Sunday at 12.00: Michael Ryan, Ballybeg, Littleton; Next Saturday at 7.30pm: Martin & Margaret Fanning & Fr. Tom Fanning, Coldfields; Next Sunday at 12.00: John Loughnane; Pat Skehan, Church View, Littleton.

Two-Mile-Borris:  Next Sunday at 10.30am: Maureen O’Mahoney, Leigh (1st Anniversary) & pray for her husband, Michael whose anniversary occurs on 3rd of  December.