PARISH OFFICE is open Mon–Fri from 10am–5pm (excluding 1pm–2pm).
Canon Declan O’Connor P.P. Phone: 068 21188 / Parish Mobile: 087 0908949 (strictly for emergencies only)
Email: . Notices forParish Newsletter have to be in by 2.00pm on Thursdays.
Funerals take place on weekdays at 11.30am and Sundays and Holy Days at 11.00am.
Baptisms are at pre-arrangedtimes and must be booked through the Parish Office. Confessions: every Saturday after 10.30am Mass. Check out our web page and all Diocesan news on:

RECENT DEATHS: Maureen Keane nee Lawlor, 28 William St. Listowel.

Bernie Hassett, died in England late of Bridge Road, Listowel.

Eamon Kelly,Coolkeragh. Anne O Flaherty, Maynooth & Longford.

ANNIVERSARY REMEMBRANCE: Paddy Maher, Smerla Bridge, Murt & Catherine O’Donoghue, Bedford, Bridget & Patsy Mahoney, Hillary Dowling, Tarbert, Richard Dillon, Ennismore, Bebe Fitzsimons nee Flaherty, O’Connell’s Ave, Paddy Canty, O’Connell’s Ave & Ballygologue Pk, Agnes Kelly, Charles St.


3rd / Breda Mahony, Cahirdown / Tony & Stephen Whelan, Finuge /
Deceased Members of the Corridan, Fitzgerald &
Moriarty Families / Jackie & Nellie O’Flaherty, Greenville /
Vera Enright, Ennismore / Vigil
4th / People of the Parish / 9.00am
Danny & Nora O’Donoghue, Bedford /
Sr. Mary Scanlon, Pollagh / 11.00am
Monday 5th / Timmy Griffin, Coolagown, Months Mind / 10.30am
Tuesday 6th / Maire Harnett, Abbeyfeale /
Paddy Maher, Smerla Bridge / 10.30am
Wed 7th / Al Doyle, Fredrick & Margaret Chute & Deceased Family Members, Charles St. /
Mamie & Ned Joe Galvin, Clounmacon / 10.30am
Thursday 8th / Teresa O’Sullivan nee Lucy, late of Charles St, 1st Anniversary / 10.30am
Friday 9th / John Galvin, 1st Anniversary & Kathleen Galvin, Ballybunion Rd / 10.30am
Holy Souls / 7.00pm
Saturday 10th / Patsy Barrett, Killocrim, 1st Anniversary / 10.30am
Irene McElligott, Craughtoosane /
Norma Ryan, Skehenerin / Gerard Molyneaux, Clounmacon /
Mary-Josephine & John Linnane, Urlee, Lisselton /
Deceased Members of the O’Sullivan & O’Connor Families, Bunagara / Phyillis McMahon, Clieveragh Pk / Vigil
Sunday 11th / John & Tom Daly, Bridge Road /
Thomas, Peggy & Thomas Junior Kelly, Killocrim / 9.00am
Michael & Kathleen Cody, Ballybunion Road / 11.00am

Priest on duty for Listowel Deanery Sunday, 4th Nov., Fr. Spring – 0872935969.

OFFERTORY COLLECTION FOR YOUR PARISH last weekend was €3,060.00 (including all envelopes). May God reward you.



VISIT TO OUR CEMETERIES: You are invited to come to your local cemetery on this Sunday, November 4th, to pray for your own dead. Canon Declan will lead a short prayer service (lasting 10 minutes) in each of our graveyards where we will pray for all our dead buried in that cemetery. The schedule is as follows:- 2.30pm St. Michael’s Cemetery / 3.00pm John Paul II Cemetery (inclusive of Teampaillín Ban) / 3.30pm Finuge Cemetery. This is one small way where we can publicly remember our loved ones during the month.

ALL SOULS MASSES: Friday 2nd Nov, Friday 9th Nov, Friday 16th Nov, Friday 23rd Nov and Monday 26th – all at 7.00pm.

IRISH CHURCH COMMISSION & AGENCIES ANNUAL CHURCH COLLECTION will be taken up at all Masses this weekend. Many different groups are involved in the development of the Church in Ireland and are provided with their funding through this source of income. These include the Commission for the Laity, the Communications Institute, Council for Social Welfare, Commission on European Affairs, etc.

TEAMPILL BAN FAMINE GRAVEYARD The Rosary will be recited in Teampill Ban Famine Graveyard at 3pm each Sunday in November. All welcome.

ANNUAL ACTIVE RETIREMENT MASSOn Tuesday 6th at 3pm. in St. Patrick’s Hall.

BRIDGE CLUB ANNUAL MASS on Tuesday 6th at 6.45pm. at the Arms Hotel.

PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL MEETING on Tuesday 6th at 8pm. at the Presbytery.

KILLOCRIM FIRST HOLY COMMUNION CANDIDATESService of Light will take place on Thursday 8th at 8.30pm. in Killocrim School.

LITURGY GROUP MEETING – 7th November, Wednesday, in the Presbytery, at 8.00pm.

CATHOLIC GRANDPARENTS ASSOCIATION The Catholic Grandparents Association is a group of people united by the belief in the importance of the vocation of Grandparents. They assist Grandparents in providing a crucial link in passing on the Faith and keeping prayer at the heart of family life. The Association is based in Westport, Co. Mayo and has branches in a number of English speaking countries. Maire Printer, President of the Catholic grandparents Association will address Grandparents from the Diocese of Kerry in the Pastoral Centre, Rock Road, Killarney on Monday 12th November at 10.30. It is hoped to set up a branch of the Association in his diocese. All grandparents welcome.

SPECIAL PARISH CHRISTMAS CARDSof St. Mary’s Church are on sale in the Parish Office, €1.00 each or Pack of 6 for €5.00.


KERRY GENERAL HOSPITALChapel of Christ the Healer, the Annual November Mass for Patients (Including those who died by stillbirth and miscarriage) who died in Kerry General Hospital during the year will be celebrated in the Hospital Chapel on Monday 5th November at 7.30pm. *Relatives & Friends invited*.

LISTOWEL TIDY TOWNS GROUPare holding an open planning meeting on Wednesday November 7th commencing at 7.30pm in St.Patrick's Hall. Please come along and share your suggestions and ideas to help Listowel gain those vital extra few marks to win the title of Best Kept Small Town for 2013. With your help we can do it!

LISTOWEL LAUNDRY FOR ELDERLY wishes to say a sincere thank you to everyone who gave so generously to their Church Gate collection recently. Amount raised €2,014.00.

CLOUNMACON I.C.A will meet on Thursday 8th November at 8pm. at Clounmacon Centre.