Moycarkey / Littleton / Two-Mile-Borris Newsletter

Twenty Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time             7th October 2018


Weekday Masses

Moycarkey Church: Monday to Friday at 9.00a.m.

Littleton Church: Monday to Friday at 9.00a.m.

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

Healing Mass:

A Mass for all those who are sick will be celebrated in Littleton Church on Saturday, October 13th at 7.30pm. If you are sick or if you know of anyone who is ill please encourage them to attend this Mass. Each sick person will receive a special blessing from the Padre Pio Mitten after Mass. Names of sick people may be placed in the box at the back of the Church. The Order of Malta will provide transport for those who need it (if you wish to avail of their services please contact the Parish Office).

Important Dates for 2019:

First Holy Communion: Moycarkey – Saturday, May 4th.

Two-Mile-Borris – Sunday, May 12th : Littleton – Saturday, May 18th.

Sacrament of Confirmation: Saturday March 2nd.

Scripture Sunday, October 28th, 2018: The Bishops of the Munster Province have designated, Sunday 28th October, as Scripture Sunday. The theme for this Year’s Scripture Sunday is The Word of God and the Family”. In preparation for Scripture Sunday an evening of training will be held in St. Patrick’s Campus, MIC, Cathedral St., Thurles on Thursday 4th, 11th and 18th of October at 7.30p.m. This course is open to present and potential future readers.

Autumn Collection for the Clergy: Many thanks to all those who contributed to this collection.

Two-Mile-Borris Development Committee: An AGM & short meeting will take place Wednesday 10th of October at 8p.m. in TMB School, in the G.P. room. All Welcome.

James Kilbane Concert: will take place in the Sacred Heart Church, Upperchurch next Saturday October 13th at 8pm. Tickets available at the door or please contact Joan @ 086 2538201 or Teresa @ 087 1034243.

Moycarkey Parish Hall: A public meeting will be held in the hall next Tuesday October 9th at 7.45pm. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the deteriorating condition of the hall.

The Blue Door: Feeling burdened, need someone to chat to? The Blue Door offers a warm, cosy & relaxing atmosphere where you can have a cuppa, chat in confidence to our trained personnel. Call to the Blue Door, Liberty Square, Thurles (formerly First Editions), Monday & Friday, 7pm to 8.30pm. Facebook@bluedoorThurles, Tel: 085 2246371.

Presentation Secondary School Thurles: presents Mary Poppins Jr. in The Premier Hall, Thurles on Thurs. 18th, Fri. 19th, Sat. 20th October at 8pm, Saturday Matinee @ 3pm. Bookings 0872739411. Tickets €15, Students/OAPs €10. Family tickets available.

Day for Life – 7th October 2018: ‘The trade in human beings violates the God-given dignity of so many of our brothers and sisters, and constitutes a true crime against humanity’.

October – Safeguarding Month: The Archdiocese continues to ensure and maintain compliance with the safeguarding children policy and standards for the Catholic Church in Ireland 2016. For more information on the policy please visit and click the safeguarding tab.

Recent Deaths:

Teresa Comerford (née Fitzmaurice), Donnybrook, Dublin (sister of Marie Hayes, Middlepiece)

Anthony (Tony) O’Hanlon, Rochfortbridge, Westmeath (brother-in-law to Siobhan Delaney, Rahinch)


Moycarkey Church: This Saturday at 6.30pm: Connie Sweeney, Graigue; This Sunday at 9.00am: Joe Maher, Parkstown House, Horse & Jockey; Next Saturday at 6.30pm: Sean Barry, Curraheen; Tomsie Delahunty, Curraheen.

Littleton Church: This Saturday at 7.30pm: Ann Pollard, Church View, Littleton & her Granddaughter Serena Doran: This Sunday at 12:00: Patrick & Bridget Crawford, 16 McDonagh Terrace; Mick Kerwick, McDonagh Tce.; Tim Ryan, 5 Ballybeg & his son’s Larry, Connie & Liam; Next Saturday at 7.30pm: Sean McCormack, Thurles; Next Sunday at 12:00: Ethna Fahy, Ballybeg; Mary McCormack, Ballybeg; John Cooney, McDonagh Tce.

Two-Mile-Borris: This Sunday at 10:30am: Shamie Ryan, Rathmanna & deceased members of the Ryan family; Paddy Cussen, Noard; Mike Hayes, Cluain Na Seimre & formerly Grawn & his parents Josie & Mikey Hayes; Next Friday at 7.30pm: Monica Maher, Two-Mile-Borris; Next Sunday at 10.30am: Philip Healy, Turnpike & his father Tom Healy; Josie Corcoran, Castle Park, Two-Mile-Borris.