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Newsletter – October 2017

Mallow Union Newsletter

St. James’ Mallow, St. Mary’s Doneraile, St. Mary’s Castletownroche

October 2017

Rector: Canon Eithne Lynch 022/21473 or 086/2535002

Email: mallowunion@eircom.net Website: www.mallow.cork.anglican.org

Lay Readers: Avril Gubbins 022/24267

Emmanuel Adebisi 022/20477


The first of our Harvest Thanksgiving service was in Mallow on the 24th September at 3pm. Thanks to all involved in this and especial word of thanks to Rev. Kingsley Sutton for coming to preach at this service. The next one of our Harvest Thanksgiving services is in Castletownroche on Sunday 8th October at 3pm. Preacher Rev. Sarah Marry and the collection will be for Bishops Appeal. The service in Doneraile is on Sunday 15th October at 3pm. Preacher is Rev. Daniel Nuzum and the collection is will go to Christian Aid.

Mothers Union

A great day was had by all who went to “A Day Away from it All” event on Saturday 23rd September 12 noon – 4pm at Inchydoney Island Lodge, Clonakilty. The menu was created by Head Chef Adam Medcalf and his team to reflect the local produce and producers for the West Cork Region. Kate Ryan lead the day and we had an eight course meal. Each course was introduced by Kate and she told us where the food was produced. After the lunch most people went in their cars a short distance to see the Community Gardens in Clonakilty. The weather was not the best but a great day was had by all. Thanks to Lucinda and Hilary for organising this event. Our opening service will take place on Wednesday 11th October in St James Mallow at 8pm. MU Christmas cards and literature will be available on the night. All welcome.

Elizabeth Bowen Commemoration

The annual service was held on Sunday 10th September in St Colman’s Church at 3.30pm. The service took the form of Evening Prayer in the old form and was conducted by Very Rev. R.B. MacCarthy and the address was given by Judge Peter Smithwick.


Congratulations to Ellen Buckley and Edward Winter who were married recently in Kingston College, Mitchelstown.

Kingston College

Harvest Kingston College Harvest Thanksgiving Friday 6th October 7.30pm. Preacher Revd. Jim Stephens, Tralee. Chapel open on Saturday 2pm to 5pm Teas/Coffee served. Songs of Praise on Sunday 11.30am


Concert in St. James’ Church October 20th Concert in St. James’ Church Mallow. NICHE Sing you Heart out Choir and St. Nicholas Brass Band, Cork. Proceeds to Parish funds and Mallow Day Care Centre.

Important Notice re Reformation500

Broadcast from St Fin Barre’s Cathedral A national televised broadcast of an act of worship from our Diocese comes once in a generation. We have been given that opportunity. Not only will this be a broadcast of our own Diocesan Commemoration of this 500th Anniversary of the start of the Reformation, it will also be RTE’s (our national public service broadcaster) principal broadcast marking Reformation500 nationally. We need a full St Fin Barre’s Cathedral Cork for this on Sunday, 22nd October. The recording will begin at 4 p.m. and everyone will need to be in their seats by 3.45 p.m. at the latest (absolutely no latecomers admitted).



There will be H.C. in St. James’, Mallow on Wednesday mornings 11am

Monday 2nd October Seminar in Charleville Park on Charity Legislation 6pm-9pm

Wednesday 4th October Bible Study Group Mallow 7pm-8.30pm

Friday 6th October Kingston College Harvest 7.30pm

Sunday 8th October Songs of Praise Kingston College 11.30am

Sunday 8th October Castletownroche Harvest Service 3pm Rev. Sarah Marry

Sunday 8th October Glenville Harvest Service 3pm Rev. Robert Ferris

Wednesday 11th October MU Opening Service in St. James Church 8pm

Wednesday 11th October Bible Study Group Mallow 7pm-8.30pm

Sunday 15th October Doneraile Harvest Service 3pm Rev. Daniel Nuzum

Sunday 15th October Ecumenical Service Mercy Centre Charleville 7.30pm

Wednesday 18th October Bible Study Group Mallow 7pm-8.30pm

Wednesday 18th October Adair School Open Night and Cake Sale in Aid of Crumlin Hospital 7pm – 9pm Thursday 19th October Vestry meeting in St. James’ Hall 8pm

Friday 20th October Concert St. James’ Church Mallow


Wednesday 25th October Bible Study Group Mallow 7pm-8.30pm


Wednesday 1st November Bible Study Group Mallow 7pm-8.30pm

Friday 8th December Christmas Concert in St. James’ Church, Mallow Cor Mala performing at Culture Night Concert in St James



1 st October (Trinity 16) Green

Exodus 17: 1-7 Psalm 78: 1-4, 12-16 Philippians 2: 1-13 Matthew 21: 23-32

Castletownroche 10am M.P.

Doneraile 10am H.C.

Mallow 11.45am H.C.

8 th October (Trinity 17) Green

Exodus 20: 1-4, 7-9, 12-20 Psalm 19 Philippians 3:4b-14 Matthew 21: 33-46

Doneraile 10am Family Service

Mallow 11.45am Family Service

 Castletownroche 3pm Harvest Service speaker Rev. Sarah Marry

15th October (Trinity 18) Green

Castletownroche 10am M.P.

Mallow H.C. 11.45am

Doneraile 3pm Harvest Service Speaker Rev. Daniel Nuzum

22rd October (Trinity 19) Green

Exodus 33: 12-23 Psalm 99 1 Thessalonians 1: 1-10 Matthew 22: 15-22

Castletownroche 10am H.C.

Doneraile 10am M.P.

Mallow 11.45pm M.P.

29th October (5th Sunday before Advent) Green

Deuteronomy 34: 1-12 Psalm 90: 1-6, 13-17 1 Thessalonians 2: 1-8 Matthew 22: 34-46

United Service Mallow 11am H.C.

5 th November (4th Sunday before Advent) Green

Joshua 3: 7-17 Psalm 107: 1-7, 33-37 1 Thessalonians 2: 9-13 Matthew 23: 1-12

Castletownroche 10am M.P.

Doneraile 10am H.C.

Mallow 11.45am H.C.

If you have anything to put in the November magazine please give to Diana before Monday 14th October and for the November Newsletter please give to Diana before Wednesday 1st November. Email: dianabuckley@eircom.net or mobile 086/1547810 or address Bridgetown, Castletownroche.