Parish Notices Sunday 6th August 2017

Rector’s Holiday Arrangements   

The Douglas Clergy will cover pastoral emergencies from

1st August until 26th August. Telephone 021-4891539

Sunday Services:

6th  Morning Prayer, St John’s, Holy Communion St Mary’s :

The Rt Revd Michael Mayes

13th Morning Prayer St John’s, Morning Prayer St Mary’s :

Mr George Quinn

20th Holy Communion, St John’s, Holy Communion St Mary’s  :

The Rt Revd Michael Mayes

Wednesday Services:

2nd  Holy Communion : The Revd Tony Murphy

9th  Holy Communion : The Revd Tony Murphy

16th Holy Communion : The Revd Edwin Hunter

23rd Holy Communion : The Revd Edwin Hunter


The Select Vestry invite you all to join them in the Rectory Garden for a Barbecue at 7:30pm on Friday 8th September. Please stick the date in your diary now and more details nearer the time.



August       Rector on vacation

4th Sept      Toddlers Plus One 10am until 12 noon Parish Hall

7th Sept      Select Vestry Meeting 8pm Rectory

8th Sept      Parish Barbecue 7:30pm in Rectory Garden

10th Sept    Choral Evensong 7pm St John’s

11th Sept     Monday Club 3pm until 5pm Parish Hall

14th Sept    Friendship Club`11am Rectory

15th Sept    Youth Club 7:30 till 9:30pm Parish Hall

18th Sept    Theological Book Circle 8pm Rectory

24th Sept    Blessing of Animals Service 11am St Mary’s

1st Oct          United Harvest Celebration 11 St Mary’s

Preacher : Keith Dyde

7th Oct         Harvest Supper 7:30pm Canon McCrea Hall

8th Oct        United Harvest Celebration 11:15 St John’s

Preacher : The Revd Tony Murphy


Random Notes No. CCXLI

The following random extracts relating to the parish of Carrigaline, are taken from a lot of miscellaneous issues of the Cork, Cloyne, and Ross Diocesan Magazine, a collection of which, mostly dating from the early 1970’s and later, were recently presented to the compiler of this note by the family of the late Thomas George Francis Stoney (1918-2006), of Currabinny, in whose possession they of course once were.

1973, December ,

‘We welcome Mr and Mrs Warren-Perry and family to the parish, and wish them every happiness in their new home.

‘On Thursday, 7th February, at 8 p.m. there will be a service in Carrigaline Church to commemorate the 150th anniversary. Preacher: The Bishop. The following week there will be a parish supper, time and place to be announced.’

1974,  January,

‘St. Mary’s Carrigaline 150th Anniversary Service at 8 p.m. on Thursday, 7th February, Preacher; The Bishop. There will be a Parish Supper as part of the 150th Anniversary Commemorations in Douglas Parochial Hall. The Select Vestry is considering various plans for building parish rooms at Carrigaline Church to mark the 150th Anniversary. The collection and the proceeds of the Parish Supper will be used to help meet the cost of the New Rooms.’

1974, February,

‘Our belated congratulations to Henry Forbes on his engagement to Gladys Kingston.

1974, November,

‘Our congratulations to Mr and Mrs Howe on the birth of a son, and …our good wishes to Ann Green as she starts her course at the Tante Marie School of Cooking in Woking.’

1975, February,

‘Our thanks to Herbert Coughlan and Eddie Wolfe for removing the bees from the Killanully belfry, and to Bill Hosford of French Furze who is organizing the repairs to the bell housings.’

1975, April,

‘Our congratulations ….to Mr and Mrs Withrington on the birth of a grandson, son to Mr and Mrs John Withrington.

1975, July-August,

‘Congratulations to George White on winning the Junior Boys’ Cup at Ashton School Sports.’

1975, November,

‘We extend our deep sympathy to Miss Cissie Tate on the death of her brother George. George’s friendliness made him everyone’s friend. As Rector I much appreciated the genial and helpful manner in which he performed his duties as sexton. I am happy to say that Miss Tate has agreed to take her brother’s place as sexton.’


















































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