We remember in prayer:
Sun. 16th April 10.00am. John Dwyer, Ballytarsna.
Sun. 23rd April 10.00am. Albert and Noreen Murphy, St. Joseph’s Ave. and their grandson Cathal Kavanagh; Kitty Tuohy, Tobberadora.
Sat. 15th April 6.30pm. Paddy Curtin, Coleraine (Month’s Mind); Frank Mulcahy, Carrow.
Sat. 22nd April 6.30pm. Dick Dwyer, Ballinree; Willie and Thomas Gleeson, Gaile.
Holy Communion Ministers (on duty next weekend)
Boherlahan: Ann Ryan. Dualla: Mona Heffernan.
Ministers for the Month of April:
Collectors: Main Aisle: Ml. Wallace & Tommy Shelly; Our Lady’s: Josie Fahey & Anto O’Donnell; St. Joseph’s: Oliver Hassett & Johnny Ryan.
Readers: Pat & E. Maher & Brendan Ryan & Tim Joe McGrath.
Collectors: Con Ryan & Seamus Crosse.
Readers: Ml. Heffernan & Chris Hayes.
Altar Society: Kate Fahey, Rosie Gahan, Ann Leamy & Grace Ryan.
Apostolate of Eucharistic Adoration: Annual Pilgrimage to Knock on Sunday next 23rd April. Prayers, Mass and Adoration 10.30am – 4.30pm. Bus leaving Cashel at 7am. on Sunday morning. Contact numbers for a place on the bus on Notice Board in the porch of the church.
Boherlahan Choir: Help us enhance our Sunday Liturgy. So often in the past, people have spoken to me in praise and appreciation of our Parish Choir. This is an invitation to singers of any age to come along and join our choir and help to make the Sunday Liturgy an important part of our faith commitment. We appreciate the many constraints on families and you would be most welcome even to come occasionally. Just come to the choir any Sunday or let any member of the choir know of your interest.
Easter Holy Water: We invite you to continue the good tradition of taking home Easter Water and sprinkling it on the houses and land. May God bless our homes and our daily work.
Trócaire Boxes: Offerings may be handed in at any time.
Benemerenti Celebration: Pope Francis has granted the Benemerenti Honour to our sacristan Kathleen O’Donnell in recognition of her faithful service over so many years in Dualla Church. Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly will make the presentation at the 6.30pm. Mass here this Saturday evening. I know you all join with me in congratulating Kathleen on this honour. There will be a cup of tea in the Community Hall afterwards. All are welcome.
Newsletter Notices: Please forward by Wednesday evening any items for the newsletter to Fr. Egan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2nd Collection: Our 2nd Collection was taken up last weekend. It would traditionally have been the Priest`s Easter Collection. I want to again express my very sincere thanks for the cooperation, support and friendship I receive from the people of the parish. Your generosity, kindness and understanding I appreciate all the more as I advance in years. You may hand in your envelope at any time.
Divine Mercy Sunday: New Inn and Knockgraffon Parish are having a Divine Mercy Chaplet on this Sunday 16th April at 3pm. in New Inn Parish Church. Fr. Michael Kennedy will lead the Chaplet. All are invited to attend.
A Reflection on Resurrection.
“I am alive forever” Forever and forever!
This is the word he said; Oh fling it to the breeze,
In him there is no dying, To live with him forever,
In him there are no dead; Creator of the trees,
I am alive forever!- To paint with him the sunsets.
This is his word to me To visit with the stars,
Through season after season To flash across God`s highways
To live eternally. Beyond all earthly bars.
I am alive forever! I know not how the future
Oh tell it far and near; Shall change me or surprise,
No more can winter trouble But this will be my heaven,
Or autumn bring a tear. To look into his eyes,
I am alive forever! To hear again the promise
Let seasons go or stay, As he sweetly welcomes me
For Christ is mine forever, “Thou art alive forever,
Forever and a day. Alive eternally!”
(Ralph Spaulding Cushman)