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Newsletter – July/August 2017

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

July/August 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

CONFIRMATION 2017
Congratulations to the five candidates who were confirmed by Bishop
Paul Colton in St. Mary’s, Doneraile on Sunday 18th June. Vinny
Atkinson, Michael Hartnett, Leah and Joshua Ellis and Kiera Knipe. We
continue to pray for these candidates.
Keep Saturday 19th August free!
Parish Fete
Please come and support the Parish Fete on Saturday 19th August from
11am to 3pm.
There is an admission charge of €2 at the gate for Adults and accompanied
children are admitted free. As usual there will be a raffle on the gate
ticket. We will have all the usual stalls and a raffle. We are asking
parishioners for contributions to the hampers (which are 2nd and 3rd prize
in the raffle) and these will be put together at the discretion of the Fete
committee. There is a rota going around and if you have not already been
asked and are free to help please let one of the committee know what time
you are available to help and what stall you would be willing to help on.
If you have any queries about the fete please contact the committee. The
members of the committee are Canon Eithne, Linda Deane, James or
Hazel Ladd, Richard Lynch, Ruth Sherlock, Jackie Nagle and Diana
Buckley. Please ensure any items you send in for the fete are in good
working condition and that there are no items out of date. We have to
throw away anything out of date.

Mothers Union
Our annual outing this year was a trip to Clonakilty more details about this
in next months newsletter.
Royal National Lifeboat of Ireland Collection
There will be a collection for the RNLI on Sunday 9th July in all three
churches so please give what you can to this worthy cause.
Sympathy
We wish to express our sympathy to Ina Lillis on the death of her brother
William Neill of Athy.
On Saturday 24th June the ashes of Richard Smyth were buried in the
family vault in St. Mary’s Castletownroche. It was lovely to see so many
of the family and members of the congregation of Castletownroche and
friends present. It has been some time since this vault had been opened.
Cork Autism Conference – Understanding Autism, Empowering Potential on
Sunday, September 17th, 8.30am – 5.30 at Clayton Hotel Silversprings, Cork.
More info: www.bookwhen.com/autismcork or call 089 239 8900
Thanks so much, Micheál M: 086 1719311
Concert in Farahy
There will be another candlelight concert in St Colman’s Church, Farahy
on Sunday 9 July at 3.30pm. The Beara Quartet will perform works by
Mozart, Beethoven and Smetana and the concert will support the church
maintenance fund. Tickets €15 from 022 26257 or 025 32227.
Elizabeth Bowen Commemoration

The annual service will be held on Sunday 10 September in St Colman’s
Church at 3.30pm. The service of Evening Prayer in the old form will be
conducted by Very Rev. R.B. MacCarthy and the address will be given by
Judge Peter Smithwick.
Notes from Vestry 22/6/2017
Finances – The treasurer gave us a written report of Income and
Expenditure to date 20/6/17.
Rectory – Trees down at rectory and fencing being sorted.
It was agreed to buy a new printer as present one is on it’s last legs.
St. James’ Church Mallow – Still waiting for Drombrook to come back to
attend to the repairs in Mallow. Ruth to contact painter to look after the
painting in Mallow Church porch.
Seat covers are to be priced again.
St. Mary’s Church, Castletownroche – a new burner has been installed.
Kanturk money should cover this. There will be burial of ashes in
Graveyard on Saturday.
St. Mary’s Church, Doneraile – Heating has been upgraded costing €1600.
Kanturk money should cover this.
Fas man working well and everything was looking well for confirmation.
Renewal group – nothing to report.
Safeguarding Trust – nothing to report.
Fete- next meeting on the 6th July.
Harvest Service Dates –
24th September Mallow
8th October Castletownroche
15th October Doneraile all at 3pm.
Suggested speakers were Rev. Kingsley Sutton, Rev. Ted Ardis, Rev
Daniel Nuzum and Rev. Robert Kingston.
Any other business – Thanks was expressed to John Nagle for all his work
as treasurer over the years and best wishes were expressed to Jackie Nagle
on taking over from John.
DIARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY/AUGUST
There will be no H.C. in St. James’, Mallow on Wednesday mornings for
the months of July and August
Wednesday 5th July Bible Study Group Mallow 7pm-8.30pm
Sunday 9th July Candlelight concert in St Colman’s Church Farahy 3.30pm
Wednesday 12th July Bible Study Group Mallow 7pm-8.30pm
Wednesday 19th July Bible Study Group Mallow 7pm-8.30pm
Wednesday 26th July Bible Study Group Mallow 7pm-8.30pm
MONTHS AHEAD
Friday 4th August Mourneabbey ladies Concert Celtic Tenors St. James
Saturday 19th August Parish Fete on the grounds of St. James’ Church
Sunday 10th September Elizabeth Bowen Commemoration in St Colman’s
Church at 3.30pm.
Sunday 17th September Cork Autism Conference – Understanding Autism,
Empowering Potential 8.30am – 5.30 at Clayton Hotel Silversprings, Cork.
A cartoon by Dave Walker who work appears in the Church Times.
I know this doesn’t happen in Mallow Union. (Eithne)

SUNDAY READINGS JULY

2nd July (Trinity 3) Green
Genesis 22: 1-14 Psalm 13 Romans 6: 12-23 Matthew 10: 40-42
Castletownroche      10am M.P.
Doneraile                   10am H.C.
Mallow                       11.45am H.C.

9th July (Trinity 4) Green
Genesis 24: 34-38, 42-49, 58-67 Psalm 45: 10-17 Romans 7: 15-25a
Matthew 11: 16-19, 25-30
Castletownroche      10am Family Service
Doneraile                  10am Family Service
Mallow                      11.45am Family Service

16th July (Trinity 5) Green
Genesis 25: 19-34 Psalm 119: 105-112 Romans 8: 1-11 Matthew 13: 1-9, 18-23
Castletownroche      10am M.P.
Doneraile                  10am H.C.
Mallow                      11.45am H.C.

23rd July (Trinity 6) Green
Genesis 28: 10-19a Psalm 139: 1-11, 23-24 Romans 8: 12-25
Matthew 13: 24-30, 36-43
Castletownroche      10am H.C.
Doneraile                  10am M.P.
Mallow                      11.45am M.P.

30th July (Trinity 7) Green
Genesis 29: 15-28 Psalm 105: 1-11, 45b Romans 8: 26-39
Matthew 13: 31-33, 44-52

Castletownroche United Holy Communion Service 11am

SUNDAY READINGS AUGUST

6th August (Transfiguration of our Lord) White
Genesis 32: 22-31 Psalm 17: 1-7, 16 Romans 9: 1-5 Matthew 14: 13-21
Castletownroche      10am M.P.
Doneraile                   10am H.C.
Mallow                      11.45am H.C.

13th August (Trinity 9) Green
Genesis 37: 1-4, 12-28 Psalm 105: 1-6, 16-22, 45b Romans 10: 5-15
Matthew 14: 22-33
Castletownroche      10am Family Service
Doneraile                  10am Family Service
Mallow                      11.45am Family Service

20th August (Trinity 10) Green
Genesis 45: 1-15 Psalm 133 Romans 11: 1-2a, 29-32 Matthew 15: (10-20), 21-28
Castletownroche      10am M.P.
Doneraile                  10am H.C.
Mallow                      11.45am H.C.

27th August ( Trinity 11) Green
Exodus 1:8 – 2:10 Psalm 124 Romans 12: 1-8 Matthew 16: 13-20
Castletownroche      10am H.C.
Doneraile                  10am M.P.
Mallow                     11.45am M.P.

3rd September (Trinity 12) Green
Exodus 3: 1-15 Psalm 105: 1-6, 23-26, 45c or 115 Romans 12:9-21
Matthew 16: 21-28
Castletownroche       10am M.P.
Doneraile                   10am H.C.
Mallow                       11.45am H.C.

If you have anything to put in the September magazine please give to Diana before
Monday 14th August and for the September Newsletter please give to Diana before
Wednesday 30th August. Email: dianabuckley@eircom.net or mobile 086/1547810
or address Bridgetown, Castletownroche.