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Newsletter – April 2018

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

April 2018
Rector: Canon Eithne Lynch
022/21473 or 086/2535002
Email: mallowunion@eircom.net
Website: www.mallow.cork.anglican.org
Facebook: Mallow Union of Parishes
Twitter: @MallowUnion
Lay Readers: Avril Gubbins 022/24267
Emmanuel Adebisi 022/20477

Happy Easter to all our parishioners.   Here is a list of all the services and events for Easter:
Wednesday 28th March       Lent Service Mallow 11am

                                                   MU prayer Walk in Cappoquin Gardens 3pm
                                                   Bible Study Group Mallow 7pm-8.30pm
                                                   Lent Service Doneraile 8pm
Thursday 29th March          Maundy Thursday Service Castletownroche 8pm
Friday 30th March               Jigsaw Club in St. James’ Hall 10.15am followed
                                                  by Young People/Children’s Good Friday
                                                 Service in St. James’ Church @ 12 noon followed by Easter Egg Hunt

Jigsaw Club
Our next Saturday Jigsaw club is on Friday 30th March at 10.15am followed by Service in St. James’ Church at 12noon and Easter Egg Hunt. We look forward to seeing you.

Jigsaw Club meets in St Mary’s Doneraile and in St. James’ Mallow each month on some Sundays and Saturdays. Please see Ina Lillis or Chris Bond for details of meeting times. If you are musical and play an instrument and would be interested in helping with Jigsaw club on a Saturday please contact Chris to discuss.

Alzheimer’s Tea Day
It is that time of year again when the Alzheimer Society of Ireland ask people to host Tea Day’s around the country. Diana and Mark Buckley, Bridgetown, Castletownroche will host a tea party on Friday 4th May from 11.00am to 1.00pm and from 8pm till late. So if you are free please come along for a cup of tea/coffee and cake.  Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Mothering Sunday
Mothering Sunday was on the 11th March. Thanks to all who organised flowers in each of the three churches for all the ladies and for all those who ‘Mother us’.

Sympathy
We extend our sympathy to Hazel Ladd on the death of her aunt, Eveline Margaret St. Leger, in Cork and to all the St. Leger family and also to David Deane on the death of his uncle Noel Hales and all the Hales family. Also to Pavlina Amelie on the death of her father.

Notes from Easter Vestry 22/3/2018
Linda Deane was elected as Secretary to the Easter Vestry. The minutes of the previous meeting were read approved and signed. Jackie presented the Finance Report and if anyone wanted to asked questions they could. If anyone is paying more than €250 to the parish and want to allow the parish to claim back the tax
they can contact Jackie and she will get the relevant information that is required to do so. The Rector gave her report. She thanked everyone for everything they do in the parish. Thanks to the out going vestry members, wardens, glebewardens, Treasurer Jackie Nagle and Secretary Linda Deane. The ministry team Avril Gubbins, Emmanuel Adebisi and Susan Buckley for both ministry and music.  Canon Tom Sherlock for standing in while the Rector is away. Thanks to Chris Bond, Ina Lillis and the team for the improved Children’s work. To the maintenance committees and to Victor Wolfe for Health and Safety. Fundraising  people for the fete and the Concert. To Susan Brennan and family for the Christmas Concert. And to Ina Lillis and team for the Concert in Doneraile.  Charting the Future with Confidence Roadshow will be coming. Dates and venues will be published later.  There was 1 Baptism in Doneraile and 8 in Mallow, 5 were Confirmed, 2 Marriages in Castletownroche and 8 burials in the parish.  A minutes silence was kept for all those who passed away here during the year as well as family, friends and parishioners.
A presentation was made to Mr. John Nagle who retired as parish treasurer last year. He took up the position on the 14th April 1994.
The Rectors Wardens are as follows:   Hazel Ladd Castletownroche
                                                                     Mary St Leger Doneraile
                                                                    Victor Wolfe Mallow
                                                                    Andrew Gardiner Glebewarden
Peoples Wardens:                                   Myrtle Forde Castletownroche
                                                                    Ellen Winter Doneraile
                                                                    Chris Bond Mallow
                                                                    Susan Buckley Peoples Glebewarden
Other 12 members: William Bartels, Susan Brennan, Diana Buckley, Maurice
Clancy, Linda Deane, Jean Gardiner, Robert Gardiner, Avril Gubbins, Aoife Ladd,
Ina Lillis, Jackie Nagle and Ruth Sherlock.
The meeting closed with a cup of tea.
A Short vestry meeting was held then and Linda Deane was re-elected as Secretary and Jackie Nagle as Treasurer.

DIARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH/APRIL
There will be H.C. in St. James’, Mallow on Wednesday mornings 11am
Wednesday 28th March     Lent Service Mallow 11am
                                                 MU prayer Walk in Cappoquin Gardens
                                                 Bible Study Group Mallow 7pm-8.30pm
                                                 Lent Service Doneraile 8pm
Thursday 29th                      March Maundy Thursday Service Castletownroche 8pm
Friday 30th                           March Jigsaw Club in St. James’ Hall 10.15am
                                                 Young People/Children’s Good Friday Service in
                                                 St. James’ Church @ 12 noon followed by Easter Egg Hunt
                                                Good Friday Service St. James’ Church 8pm
Saturday 31st March           Easter Vigil in Castletownroche 9pm
Sunday 1st April                   Easter Sunday Doneraile 10am
                                                 Easter Sunday Mallow 11.45am
Sunday 15th April                Ecumenical Service Mercy Centre Charleville 7.30pm
Wednesday 18th April        MU Flower Arranging in St. James Hall 8pm
Saturday 21st April             Confirmation Morning (Douglas Hall) with Bishop
Saturday 28th April            MU Diocesan Service Ballydehob 11.30am

MONTHS AHEAD
Friday 4th May                   Alzheimer’s Tea Day 11-1pm and 8pm till late at
                                               Mark and Diana Buckley’s Bridgetown, Castletownroche
Sunday 17th June              Confirmation Service 11am in St. James’ Church Mallow
Saturday 11th August        Fete on the grounds of St. James Church Mallow

SUNDAY READINGS

31st March (Easter Vigil) White
Castletownroche 9pm H.C.

1 st April (1st Sunday of Easter) Easter Day White
Acts 10:34-43 Psalm 118:1-2,14-24 1Corinthians 15:1-11 John 20:1-18
Doneraile 10am H.C.
Mallow 11.45am H.C.

8th April (2nd Sunday of Easter) White
Acts 4: 32-25 Psalm 133 1 John 1: 1-2:2 John 19-31
Castletownroche 10am Family Service & H.C.
Doneraile 10am Family Service
Mallow 10am Family Service

15th April (3rd Sunday of Easter) White
Acts 3: 12-19 Psalm 4 1 John 3: 1-7 Luke 24: 36b-48
Castletownroche 10am M.P.
Doneraile 10am H.C.
Mallow 11.45am H.C.

22nd April (4th Sunday of Easter) White
Acts 4: 5-12 Psalm 23 1 John 3: 16-24 John 10: 11-18
Castletownroche 10am H.C.
Doneraile 10am M.P.
Mallow 11.45am M.P.

29th April (5th Sunday of Easter) White
Acts 8: 26-40 Psalm 22: 25-31 1 John 4: 7-21 John 15: 1-8
United Service 11am Castletownroche

6th May (6th Sunday of Easter) Rogation Sunday White
Acts 10: 44-48 Psalm 98 1 John 5: 1-6 John 15: 9-17
Castletownroche 10am M.P.
Doneraile 10am H.C.
Mallow 11.45am H.C.

If you have anything to put in the May magazine please give to Diana before Wednesday 14th April and for
the May Newsletter please give to Diana before Wednesday 2nd May. Email: dianabuckley@eircom.net
or mobile 086/1547810 or address Bridgetown, Castletownroche.