The institution service for our new Rector, Rev. Elaine Murray, will be held on Sunday afternoon, December 11th at 4pm in St. Mary’s. There will be no morning services in the parish that day . Please do pray for Elaine and her husband Liam as they prepare to move to Cork from Kilkenny in early December.
Posada– Mary, Joseph & the donkey will be travelling from home to home in our parish again this advent. Everyone is welcome to be a part of this. Please talk to Richard or Hilary Dring on 4378439, or the church wardens to arrange a suitable date!
Carrigaline Union of Parishes seek a part-time temporary Office Administrator (3-4 mornings/week to cover maternity leave) from December 2011 to September 2012. Please reply in writing to Rowland Newenham (Secretary to Select Vestry), Cooleens, Church Road, Carrigaline, Co. Cork. email@example.com
C.D.Y.C. in partnership with the Mothers Union are hosting an information evening tomorrow, Monday 14th November, in St. Luke’s Education Centre, Mahon, Cork @ 8pm. ‘Love for Life’ are an independent charity who have a vision of communities where young people have a healthy respect for themselves, relationships and sex. So if you are a parent and wish to gain an understanding of the pressures that our young people are experiencing in today’s society you need to come along! €5 admission-proceeds to CDYC and St Luke’s.
MOTHER’S UNION– 16 November at 8pm-Kinsale will host night in St Multose Hall on Transition year experience with Habitat for Humanity in Zambia 2011. Conference in Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery. 18-20 November. Guest Speaker will be Mary Good, wife of Bishop Ken Good. Contact Jennifer Kingston- Jennifer@cdyc.ie or 086-3236641. Diocesan Council Meeting. Tuesday 22 November in St Peter’s Bandon at 7pm.
6th Annual C.D.Y.C. Soccer Competition. The Sports Village, Eden Hall. Model Farm Road, Cork. Saturday 19th November,12.30pm-6pm. For secondary school age. Booking forms are available from cdyc.ie. Any questions contact Peter 086-3453361 or Mark 087-2720260.
St. Mary’s National School are holding their annual Christmas Craft Fayre on Dec 3rd and 4th This year we are planning a Winter Wonderland complete with Santa and elves. If anyone has a Santa, Mrs. Santa or elf costumes that we could borrow, we would be very grateful. We are also looking for large decorations eg reindeer, snowmen etc to complete the scene. All items will be returned in perfect condition after the Fayre. Please contact Michelle Woodworth on 086-0830898.
Tea & Coffee in St Mary’s, 20th November-Ian & Pauline McKechnie
Flower rota in St Mary’s for December-Caroline Bateman & Irene McLoughlin.
Caring in the Home- A Course for Families Caring for their Loved Ones in the Home Setting. Many families, either through choice or circumstance, are presented with the task of caring for their elderly family members in the home. This presents a number of challenges, both physical and psychological. This specifically designed 1-day programme, presented by a Health & Safety Consultant and an Occupational Therapist will address various topical issues. Saturday 3rd December 9:30am – 4:00pm St Luke’s Education Centre, Mahon. Lunch Provided. Cost: €50. Further details from Claire Coakley or Bruce Pierce: Tel: 4359444. firstname.lastname@example.org
Next Week 20th November 2011 – Bishop Michael Mayes
Holy Communion- St John’s Monkstown at 9.30am
St Mary’s Carrigaline at 11am.