Our Bicentennial year at a glance
Tuesday 7th 7:30pm
Opening Service in St Mary’s Church, Preacher: the Rt Revd Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne & Ross. Rededication of the recently renovated Parish Hall and dedication of the 4 Gospels Book in memory of the late Vivienne Sharpe. (See the Gallery for Photos)
Saturday 18th 1pm
Parish Auction in Canon McCrea Hall, St Mary’s School, Waterpark (See the Gallery for Photos)
Friday 24th to Sunday 26th
Parish Retreat to Mount St Anne’s Laois. Leader Dr Anne Francis (See Gallery for photos)
Friday 10th to Sunday 12th Bicentenary Photo Exhibition (see Gallery for photos)
Friday 14th to Sunday 16th
Dorothee Roberts Exhibition of Paintings (See Gallery for photos)
Sunday 14th May in both churches
The amazing customised St Mary’s Church Chocolate Bar will go on sale this month. 4 euro. Please contact the Rector if you would like to buy more than will be available at the back of the churches
Saturday 24th 11am till 3pm
Parish Fête and Mid-Summer Garden Party, with St Nicholas Band in attendance, in St Mary’s School and grounds (See Gallery for Photos)
Friday 14th till Sunday 16th
Flower Festival in St Mary’s Church Theme: ‘Flowers through the Ages’
Opening Service at 7:30pm on Friday 14th, followed by Wine & Cheese in the Parish Hall
Open Saturday 15th 10am till 5pm and Sunday 16th 2pm till 5pm for viewing. Teas & Coffees served in the Parish Hall
We look forward to hosting a group of 20 people from our link Parish of Perton in the UK.
(See Gallery for Photos)
Family BBQ after Sunday Service in St Mary’s Church grounds. Photos in Gallery.
Saturday 23rd 7:30pm
Musical Evening in St Mary’s Church. Refreshments in the Parish Hall
Sunday 24th 11am
Animal Blessing Service in St Mary’s Church (with an outdoor pen for farm animals) (see more photos in the Gallery)
Harvest Supper & Ceilidh in Canon McCrea Hall, St Mary’s School, Waterpark. (see Gallery for more photos)
Friday 24th 7:30pm
Play/Pageant in St Mary’s Church.
Tractor Run, details nearer the time.
Friday 15th 7:30pm
Community Carol Service in St Mary’s Church with the Carrigaline Singers , followed by mulled wine and mince pies in the Parish Hall
Friday 15th (after Carol Service) till Sunday 17th
Nativity/Crib Festival in Parish Hall
Launch of ‘History of St Mary’s Church’ Book (edited by Lesley Roberts and produced by Gandon Editions) in the Parish Hall. Dorothee Robert’s wonderful Painting of St Mary’s Church will be raffled on the night and the Church Silver Plate will be on display.
Wednesday 7th 7:30pm
Closing Evensong Service, Preacher will be the Archbishop of Armagh preacher, the Most Revd John McDowell. The Choir of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral will sing . Dedication of the Reredos, Credence Table and the Bicentenniel Quilt followed by refreshments in the Parish Hall